NFL Week 16 Public Betting
Week 16 of the 2018 NFL Season gets in full swing on Sunday afternoon. Before placing your wagers on today’s action, check out the latest Public Betting numbers.
Of the games taking place on Sunday, the one team with the most public support when it comes to wagers is the Minnesota Vikings, as they hit the road to face the Detroit Lions today at 1PM ET. According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, the Vikings are the favorite on the road, as they are getting odds of -6 points against the Lions. When it comes to the Public Betting, the Vikings are getting 70 percent of the wagers in this game as the road favorite. Minnesota is 7-6-1 on the season and 7-6-1 against the spread while the Lions are 5-9 overall and 8-6 against the spread. The Vikings already own a 24-9 win over Detroit at home this year, picking up 10 sacks in the process.
Another team with a lot of support at the betting window is the Chicago Bears, who are going on the road today to face the San Francisco 49ers at 4:05PM ET. Oddsmakers are listing the Bears as a 4.5-point favorite on the road against the 49ers. Of the wagers placed on the game, 69 percent are going on the Bears on the road. Chicago is 10-4 on the season and 10-4 against the spread while San Francisco is 4-10 overall and 5-9 against the spread. The road team has won and covered the spread in three of the last four meetings in this series.
The game that is the most split amongst bettors today features the Cleveland Browns hosting the Cincinnati Bengals at 1PM ET. According to oddsmakers, the Browns are the clear favorite, as they are getting odds of -10 points against the Bengals. Of the wagers placed, 53 percent of the public betting is going on the Bengals as the heavy underdog. Cincinnati is 6-8 on the season and 7-7 against the spread while Cleveland is 6-7-1 overall and 9-5 against the spread. Cleveland picked up a 35-20 win at Cincinnati back on Nov. 25, snapping a long losing streak to the Bengals.