Popular Over/Under Bets Heading Into The 2017 Season

By Jeff Wozer, Buffalo Sports Page Sports Humorist

Here, currently, are the most surprising over/under bets receiving plenty of play in Las Vegas as the NFL approaches its 98th season:

  • Over/under for total Bills wins this season: 6.5
  • Over/under for total sacks by the Bills’ defense: 29
  • Over/under for number of quarters it will take before defensive end Jerry Hughes gets flagged for his first unsportsmanlike penalty of the season – 1
  • Over/under for average number of times coach McDermott claps after a positive play – 114
  • Over/under for average number of times coach McDermott claps after a negative play – 114
  • Over/under for number of people who camp in the Bill’s camper lot purely for the outdoor adventure – 1
  • Over/under for the number of quarters it will take before a foam Buffalo Bills #1 finger gets flushed down a New Era Field toilet – 3
  • Over/under for the number of minutes that WKBW’s The Sean McDermott show will devote to NFL playbook decoupage tips – 11
  • Over/under for number of times this NFL season Bill Belichick will require a cortisone shot to alleviate spinal pain after inadvertently smiling – 2
  • Over/under for number of times this NFL season Bill Belichick will decline offers to appear on Dancing With the Stars – 23
  • Over/under for number of NFL fans who will look at ESPN’s Monday Night Football season schedule and utter, “What the? No Cleveland?” – 2
  • Over/under for number of times per game Fox reminds viewers its halftime show is the most watched halftime show in America – 257
  • Over/under for the number of seconds it takes a first time viewer of Skip Bayless to think, “I bet this guy got the crap beat of him everyday in high school.” – 14
  • Over/under for number of members from the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations who worry relations with Great Britain are being forever strained by the NFL, for the 5th straight season, making Londoner’s watch Jacksonville – 17

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Jeff Wozer

Nationally touring stand-up comedian Jeff Wozer has performed with some of comedy’s biggest acts – Martin Short, John Oliver, Brian Reagan – and on some of comedy’s biggest stages – Red Rocks Amphitheater, the Las Vegas strip, Great American Comedy Festival.

His humor articles have appeared in more than 40 publications including ESPN’s Active.com, Rocky Mountain Sports and the Explorer Club’s Explorer’s Journal.

Prior to veering into comedy he worked as a sports and news director for WFAD in Middlebury, Vermont where he won an Associated Press award for hockey play-by-play. And he spent two years as the play-by-play voice for the Vail Avalanche junior hockey team in Vail, Colorado.

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