Oddsmaker: How the Sportsbook Evaluates Injuries in Setting Betting Odds

BetMGM Video @BetMGM Nov 10, 2021, 7:15 PM

The Green Bay Packers were 1-point underdogs against the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 9 prior to the announcement of Aaron Rodgers’ positive COVID-19 test. After the sportsbook removed the odds and reposted about an hour later, the Packers were 7-point underdogs.

How do oddsmakers handle injuries for NFL betting lines?

Chelsa Messinger and Michael Jenkins were joined by Dave Sharapan to break down how the availability of quarterbacks – and only quarterbacks – can affect line movement in the NFL, and why it is only quarterbacks. Watch the segment above, listen to The Daily Tip live on Audacy radio stations from 6-9 a.m. ET each weekday, or listen to the podcast version on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere.

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