Episode 43 of our sports betting show “I’ll Take That Bet” is live, and we’re discussing the NFL Week 1 Monday Night Football doubleheader featuring the New York Jets vs. the Detroit Lions and the Los Angeles Rams vs. the Oakland Raiders.
If you missed the last episode, here’s the gist of the show: Two analysts — in today’s case, BlackJack Fletcher and Geoff Schwartz — draft their favorite picks of the day from a board of 10 bets, plus a bonus side action bet. These are real wagers you can make across the gambling universe.
Here’s tonight’s board:
Here’s how the picks played out in today’s show. You can watch the full episode exclusively on ESPN+ . You’ll want to stick around to the end for Blackjack and Geoff’s favorite play for Monday Night Football tonight.
PICK NO. 1 (SCHWARTZ): Los Angeles Rams (-4.5) over Oakland Raiders (-110)
PICK NO. 2 (BLACKJACK): Detroit Lions (-6.5) over New York Jets (-110)
PICK NO. 3 (SCHWARTZ): Detroit Lions and New York Jets Under 45 (-110)
PICK NO. 4 (BLACKJACK): Los Angeles Rams and Oakland Raiders Under 49.5 (-110)
PICK NO. 5 (SCHWARTZ): Los Angeles Rams and Oakland Raiders First Half Under 24.5 (-110)
PICK NO. 6 (BLACKJACK): Detroit Lions and New York Jets Under 22.5 (-110)
PICK NO. 7 (SCHWARTZ): Oakland Raiders will miss the 2018 playoffs (-350)
PICK NO. 8 (BLACKJACK): New York Jets will miss the 2018 playoffs (-900)
PICK NO. 9 (SCHWARTZ): Detroit Lions will make the 2018 playoffs (+260)
PICK NO. 10 (BLACKJACK): Los Angeles Rams will make the 2018 playoffs (-280)