1/2 I get why we do the "how the books did" report every week during football season. People want to know. Still not sure why, but they do.

This week went like this:
Early games, the people had Ten, Indy and other winners

Then, Sea and Pats both lost.

Those two losing had it..
2/2 the people hanging on by a thread. The books were back ahead for what the old timers call a "ham sandwich."

Finally, the #LARams -800 and -13 go down to #FlyEaglesFly to blow up any teasers or money lines that may have made it.

The #NFL is a tough racket to beat every week
For some published reports of "how the books did", follow these guys (in no order):

@Covers_Vegas @MicahRoberts7 @DavidPurdum @BFawkesESPN @sports_handle @GamingTodayNews @ViewFromVegas @VSiNLive @tdewey33 @DougESPN @PercentBerg

The scores tell a story every week.

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