The Favorites Podcast: How to Bet NFL Futures Post-Draft

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The Favorites podcast with Chad Millman and Simon Hunter — brought to you by bet365 — hosted the Action Network's data guru Brandon Anderson to run through the NFL futures they've made after the draft.

Prior to that segment, Millman and Hunter spoke to Michael Leboff about the NHL playoffs and which picks are paramount in that marketplace.

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Futures Bets They've Made After the Draft

Hunter makes a pick on the Bengals. Anderson makes a Ravens selection. Is Millman bullish or bearish on the Steelers? It's an AFC North special.

Picks from bet365 [31:30]

When is the Optimal Time to Bet an NFL Future?

Anderson makes the argument against betting favorites this far in advance. Do you really want to give a sportsbook a nine month long, interest-free loan for a 50% return that isn't close to being guaranteed?

Hunter concurs on betting longshots this early in the NFL process. He includes a thesis on a team that's 100-1 — with an eye toward hedging the pick later on in the season.

Picks from bet365[41:40]

Offensive, Defensive Rookie of the Year Picks

Hunter picks two top 10 selections in the draft. Anderson does, too, but self-admittedly goes chalk, picking the favorites in both of those marketplaces. He's a guest on The Favorites, after all.

Picks from bet365 [46:22]

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