Any Las Vegas sportsbook director will tell you that NFL underdogs, particularly of the outright variety, are a good thing. Week 3 was
to the books as underdogs went 8-7 SU and 12-3 ATS. And after trending under the total the first weeks, "overs" popped for a 10-4-1 O/U mark.
"We had a ton of money-line parlays on the Steelers, ton of teasers," Jay Rood, vice president of MGM race and sports, said. "That was a complete blow to the public."