It is unlikely that Tim Tebow has ever placed a wager on anything but it appears that others are more than making up for it. A few Las Vegas oddsmakers noted that Tebow-mania has sparked
. And in response to being nearly two-touchdown underdogs, Tebow even said that it would be great if people won money supporting the Denver side. Perhaps a bet on the Broncos isn't that bad of an idea considering it has been five years since New England has covered a pointspread in the postseason (0-6 ATS).
“Make no mistake about it: He’s created a ton of action,” said Jimmy Vaccaro, director of Lucky’s sports books. “I certainly welcome him because he’s a polarizing figure. He creates a lot of excitement. He’s the story, and that’s always good for the books.”
“Forget about handicapping the Denver Broncos,” Avello said. “Through the course of the season, it’s become about handicapping Tebow personally. Can he get the job done? That’s what they’re asking.”
“The cool thing about that is maybe a bunch of people will win some money betting on our side,” Tebow told ESPN.com.