Jan 30, 2014|
RJ Bell joins PrimeTime talking about the betting lines of the Super Bowl.
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Earlier that -- RJ in Vegas RJK to a man. So when they were having trouble connecting did you guys. So the listeners and all that they might even necessary the question. Yeah so we know we -- talking about my couch I thought I calculated and done it and have down not as time about my -- as four separate cup -- it's fantastic. I might be about right yes yes yeah. We get RJ bell pregame dot com find him on Twitter at RJ in Vegas. RJ. This game has been billed as the number one game in Vegas history. Leading up into it is did living up to the -- -- -- Defined a worldwide handle on the game so how much is bad. I would agree this community is that football game of all time big -- back to blow all time. It's not so much about this game it is felt about it because there's this familiarity with pain to -- which is an advantage not -- batters. Guys that only -- maybe one game year. Or more kind of bat when. There's a real strong player that they recognize that there are familiar way they wanted to root for so. If you wouldn't have a Peyton Manning -- -- that might that not bad on this game but the flip side Seattle. Is probably. They're probably 8910 teens. That would drop betting handle more than he had. So. They certainly are not necessarily helping to handle what it's mostly a battle. Is. The general upward trend of sport spanning. The reality is every year it changes more money bad economy. Had some effect on that -- You know and and and no I'm not an economist another judge how far we are out of the trouble but in general it seems to be an upward trend. Overall in the country and handles certainly. Is shown that. I would say one that is staying on a lot of it has to do I think quick the lowering of the pat do. A -- spent the reality is just a couple of years ago. Colin Cowherd. Was at -- here. Bill Simmons was a high -- talking about sports bank. You have this swami talking about -- bank for a long time but that was Saturday handful. Of national guys talking about it. This year and acting really 2013 what -- tipping point. He's so many more people were talking about it in fact you know in the biggest media. Platforms TV. Radio the whole thing on line number and called for grant plan and do in literally a dozen national radio spots a week toward the football season. And what's maybe. Most talented football. Is in this Sunday's New York Times in the magazine. Insert the cover story. Is about lot today decent sports batting in about. This super car accident I participated. Strongly in that story but is this what the New York Times in his pocket about on their cover of their magazine. I think all of that goes into. The record handled it's expected. Well it because everyone knows again only makes everything better and if you're gonna Super Bowl party in gambling is not involved you're going to Elaine Super Bowl party. And I I think you're announcers I must Berger does this a lot you hear announcers allude to dig gambling terms and in points breaks during the broadcast I'd love it. Well I'll Michael does all these. Did what they say like lately you know be a 21 or let's say it's a thirty to ten game in the totals forty wind. And there will be a -- lady goes on now it's really over so he's been known for that necessity. In Egypt where people love that stopped by. Al -- specifically the biggest gain direct received in whatever -- doing but it's. Talked about explicitly during the -- and other adopt the first time since 2005 at home. The NFL network themselves. Were talking about the Jacksonville that rely -- what it was in the historic range in the regular mid twenties. Still the NFL was talking about it that the NFL has no reason to come out real world gambling. All we can hope for from the -- without -- acquiesced in and just not to care too much to look the other way. And when they are talking about it in their product act both done and be seen that case. The pats game and yet our network itself. It's probably his -- the league is it. Very motivated to be aggressive. About stopped in gambling and that. Price the last impediment because the media companies are start to see that in -- 24. Hour. News. World what you need a lot of contact any of multiple channels sometimes like idiots and imagine militias became and it's important EXP and two. On Thursday night. There was a half hour show that literally or an hour show it. Had three or four true -- get -- birds and it broke down every NFL game which you guys you watch it would not be public differentiated. And more interest in peace to contact and that's why -- you show they have break in the game down from a dog that you respect. Yup. As I see it but if that there was -- one more thing about you -- is -- that non story people liking Pete Carroll Richard Sherman and what he thinks about Peyton Manning. Which two weeks leading up to the Super Bowl especially absolutely. And to be -- and did some of the competitors at ESP and yeah at all so and they are making me. The effort it would seem to you know what in particular to talk more sports batting and I think it's going to be something where the big -- You can't go they've got an amazing job with the pioneers we talked about with Chad Millman on line. But additionally. On TV it it hasn't been as prevalent. And I think of the competition as it in this study say it again it's our data driven -- aged 108 that we don't. Now of this top or we gonna lose viewers as soon as they figure that out I think the floodgates opened up. Last week we -- -- and we were kind of on the you're alluding to the fact may be there there might have been a late shift with the smarts heading towards the Seahawks is there any indication that that is started yet. First thing to think about is. There are absolutely. Still be opinion is that Fiat it was a sharp sides so now the next question is whether they got a bad. And I think it started. Because here's one way to look at app pregame dot com -- 21 sports books available for freedom are in real time. It is the fact it resides on the Internet so. Looking act the online books that are particularly sharps or short book he takes bigger back to take sharper action as square book. Only -- 500 dollar bets from dog winners that the well what the square book if you are square -- You can get some good lines there but if you're back 50101000. Games there's only certain sport sports is gonna take that action. And there are going to be extra sharp because they have the best guys -- into. Right now pinnacle. Who is. May be destructive spoke on mine has the line at minus two even money so your will until late two points for Denver. You actually have no accuses underwent under. Now compare that to date is where every one right now has two and a half all the major books. So I think it is situation one way isn't it great -- for the listener there's the old saying. Give someone officially -- for one day teach you how to fish they -- forever. This is something you can do literally with every sport you go to eight odds board like we have at this site. And you -- -- look as sharp books so that they pinnacle in your super sharp book okay to leave the square book. So you might say okay Caesars. In face in this square will make a lot of recreational action. How but wouldn't the difference between the pinnacle mines and the -- like if the difference is substantial. Apple points or even a point. Have to point there may not be substantial based upon became number. But if you associate coming out of reach huge if it -- between 88 and a half not so much but wherever that rational it is of significance. It you can just feel fortunate to have a hundred games let's say on. College football Saturday. And you look at a hundred games we can get a sense in which ten games has the biggest difference between Caesar pinnacle. Once you do that you know almost with certainty. That that you know -- -- whatever pinnacle would make an attractive. Is the wrong side it would ever -- would make an unattractive. Is the right side so if I'm back -- Seattle. If I could be in -- and take -- would have. Or I can only take two at pinnacle but they extra -- clearly -- make -- Seattle unattractive. That means Denver. Is in this case the wrong side in Seattle is the right side but again a sharp books make it an attractive. RJ bell he is from pregame dot com at RJ in Vegas. Unbelievable inside in perspective on the -- -- things all season long and we really appreciate you taking the time for us. I think we spent all season. -- listeners sophisticated enough for today that. I really I think we did I think we did coach DiMarco well. Hey they you RJ -- a good one.