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December 28, 2006

Odds sometimes interesting to ponder ...

Been getting e-mails from the promotional people at bodog.com all year and haven't paid much attention. But this week's odds e-mail had some interesting Panthers stuff. Not really sure what the numbers mean, but this is for entertainment purposes only:

Will John Fox be the Head Coach of the Carolina Panthers next season?

Yes -150

No +110

Will the Carolina Panthers make the playoffs this season?

Yes +300

No -500

Who will lead the NFL in Sacks by the end of the 2006-07 Regular Season?

Aaron Schobel (BUF) +205

Shawne Merriman (SD) +130

Jason Taylor (MIA) +325

Julius Peppers (CAR) +450

Aaron Kampman (GB) +160

Field (Any Other Player) +600

Coaching Odds

Will Dennis Green be the Head Coach of the Arizona Cardinals next season?

Yes +300

No -500

Will Tom Coughlin be the head coach of the NY Giants next season?

Yes -130

No -110

Will Jim Mora be the Head Coach of the Atlanta Falcons next season?

Yes +130

No -170

Will Bill Cowher be the Head Coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers next season?

Yes +200

No -300

Will Nick Saban be the Head Coach of the Miami Dolphins next season?

Yes -150

No +110

Will Romeo Crennel be the Head Coach of the Cleveland Browns next season?

Yes -110

No -130

Will Art Shell be the Head Coach of the Oakland Raiders next season?

Yes +150

No -200

Will Jon Gruden be the Head Coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers next season?

Yes Even

No -140

Will Joe Gibbs be the Head Coach of the Washington Redskins next season?

Yes Even

No -140

Wild Card Odds

Will the Giants make the playoffs?

Yes -140

No Even

Will the Atlanta Falcons make the playoffs this season?

Yes +1500

Will the Cincinnati Bengals make the playoffs this season?

Yes +300

No -500

Will the Jacksonville Jaguars make the playoffs this season?

Yes +1200

Will the Kansas City Chiefs make the playoffs this season?

Yes +1500

Will the New York Jets make the playoffs this season?

Yes -800

No +425

Will the St. Louis Rams make the playoffs this season?

Yes +700

Will the Denver Broncos make the playoffs this season?

Yes -800

No +425

Will the Tennessee Titans make the playoffs this season?

Yes +300

No -500

Which team will win the NFC East?

Philadelphia Eagles -400

Dallas Cowboys +250

Stat Race Odds

Who will lead the NFL in Receiving Yards at the end of the 2006-07 Regular Season?

Chad Johnson (CIN) +150

Marvin Harrison (IND) +140

Donald Driver (GB) +200

Reggie Wayne (IND) +280

Roy Williams (DET) +600

Miscellaneous Odds

Will Jay Cutler throw at least two TDs versus the San Francisco 49ers in week 17?

Note: Jay Cutler has thrown for at least 2 TDs in his first four NFL starts.

Yes -200

No +150

Will this week’s game versus the Bears be Brett Favre’s last regular season game in a Packers uniform?

Yes +110

No -150

Will Matt Millen still be the Detroit Lions president at the start of the 2007 NFL Season?

Yes -160

No +120

Posted by Observer Sports on December 28, 2006 at 05:48 PM | Permalink

Comments

Basically the numbers show the probabilities (as deemed by the sportsbook).

For example: John Fox is not going to get fired 60% of the time (-150 = 60%)

Use this tool to convert the numbers to get the percentages: http://www.smartcapper.com/tool_moneyline_converter.html

Posted by: Ryan | Dec 29, 2006 4:37:20 AM

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