One giant wager drops monumental Jets-Chiefs betting line
The look-ahead line was on the cash.
The New York Jets are 20.5-point underdogs on the Westgate SuperBook in Las Vegas for subsequent Sunday’s recreation at Arrowhead Stadium in opposition to the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs. That’s only a half-point off the early level unfold the sportbook launched final Tuesday for the sport.
Westgate oddsmaker Ed Salmons advised The Submit the quantity was 21.5 factors for a really brief time on Sunday evening, however shortly dropped to 21 when the Westgate took a guess on the Jets on the opening restrict. (Bettors can wager as a lot as $3,000 on a recreation the evening the unfold is launched. Starting Monday at 8 a.m. Pacific time, the Westgate raises the restrict to $10,000). Salmons mentioned he lowered the quantity one other half-point to twenty.5 as a result of the market was starting to settle in at that degree.
The Jets on Sunday coated the unfold for the primary time this season in an 18-10 loss to the Buffalo Bills at MetLife Stadium. The Chiefs ran away to a 43-16 victory over the Broncos in snowy Denver.
Salmons says he expects the road to drop a bit because the week goes alongside.
“When a ramification is so large, the general public stays away, and the road will gravitate downward,” Salmons mentioned.
The Jets have been underdogs of 20 factors or extra twice prior to now 13 years. In Week 15 of 2007, they have been 20.5-point underdogs at New England and coated the unfold in a 20-10 loss. And final season in Week 3, the Jets have been +21 at New England and coated in a 30-14 loss. They trailed 30-0 earlier than scoring on a particular groups fumble restoration and a Jamal Adams interception return.