So, you want to be a massive-time NFL bettor. Properly, initially, you will need tons of income. Then, you will need nerves of steel.
The Saints examined one particular investor’s nerve as they performed a roller-coaster Monday night activity vs. the Chargers.
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Action Community documented Monday that one particular investor put two wagers totaling $1.487 million on the Saints to defeat the Chargers straight-up on “Monday Evening Football,” using DraftKings’ sportsbook internet site, about a half-hour before kickoff.
New Orleans was seriously favored primarily based on Action Network’s calculations, the funds line odds were minus-333 (guess $one hundred to win $33.33). The put together prospective payoff for these bets was $446,one hundred, for every Action Community.
Then arrived the activity. Test sitting via all this with pretty much a million-five on the line, no make any difference how loaded or gutsy you are:
— The Saints falling driving twenty-3 in the next quarter, with LA rookie quarterback Justin Herbert throwing a few landing passes and the Chargers’ protection intercepting Drew Brees.
— New Orleans chopping the hole to twenty-ten by halftime.
— The Saints tying the activity twenty-twenty early in the fourth quarter.
— The Chargers getting a 27-twenty lead with 3:forty remaining in regulation on Herbert’s fourth TD go of the activity.
— Brees driving the Saints downfield and Taysom Hill capping the drive with a landing operate with 52 seconds to participate in. (The 33-garden excess issue made it 27-27).
— Herbert and Mike Williams combining for a 29-garden completion to put LA in vary to win the activity with a field purpose.
— LA kicker Michael Badgley hitting the right upright with his 50-garden endeavor as time expired in the fourth quarter. Badgley also missed a PAT kick after LA’s initially landing.
— New Orleans settling for a few on its lone possession in extra time.
— LA obtaining to midfield on the ensuing drive, only to switch the ball about on downs to close the activity.
New Orleans 30, Los Angeles 27. Exhale.
Large-roller bets are prevalent in Las Vegas and on the net (just working with legal wagers here), but 7-determine wagers nevertheless get seen. And even if this was just a plan participate in by a mega-loaded particular person or a betting syndicate, the Chargers and Saints nevertheless made an individual sweat.