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3 NFL bets to make in Week 10 instead of paying for Twitter verification


Author: Kate MagdziukPublished: 11/10/22
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Elon Musk's war against Twitter (and himself) continues this week, and the discussion continues — should we really pay $8 for Twitter verification?

The answer for us is no. We're still not paying budging. So instead, here are three NFL bets we'd rather stake $8 on in Week 10 instead of paying for Twitter Blue. Join us over on FanDuel Sportsbook!

The bet: Vikings +160

Who doesn't love a good underdog, eh? At face value, taking the Vikings to win on the road, in Buffalo of all places, doesn't feel like the smartest move. However, there's still plenty of concern to be had regarding an elbow injury to Bills QB Josh Allen. Whether he's able to suit up Sunday is still unknown, but if he doesn't, it's huge news for this Minnesota team rolling in at 6-1 with some momentum. I mean, this Kirk Cousins energy just screams "upset" right?

It's always a risky move to bet against the Bills, even if Josh Allen doesn't suit up Sunday. After all, this is a talented roster, top-to-bottom, and backup Case Keenum is no slouch. Perhaps if you're not feeling so bullish that Minnesota can pull off the win outright, consider the Vikings +3.5 (AKA, you win if the Vikings lose by a field goal or less... OR if they win outright!).

You win if: the Vikings win! It's a literal win-win. Bet $8 to win a profit of $12.80, and take home a total of $20.80!

The bet: Browns vs. Dolphins OVER 48.5 points

Look, I'm not exactly in on the Browns as a powerhouse, but they've got plenty of capability to move the chains with Nick Chubb and Kareem Hunt. Pair them up with the surprisingly decent duo of Jacoby Brissett and Amari Cooper facing PFF's worst-graded coverage unit, and it seems like a slam dunk.

On the Dolphins' side of things, well — we don't even have to get too far in the weeds here. QB Tua Tagovailoa leads the league in NFL passer rating. Tyreek Hill is on pace for 2,000+ receiving yards. Jaylen Waddle is on pace for an equally impressive 1,534 receiving yards and 11 TDs. Hell, this team could probably score 49 or more points on their own. They're humming, baby!

Bad defense + bad defense = points to be scored, right? That's how the math works?

You win if: the Dolphins and Browns combine for 49 or more points. Bet $8 to win $7.27 profit, for a take-home total of $15.27.

The long-shot bet: CJ Gardner-Johnson and James Bradberry to record an interception (+5000)

Eagles safety CJ Gardner-Johnson leads the NFL with five interceptions on the season. CB James Bradberry has three of his own. Now they host a familiar rival in the Washington Commanders, coming into Week 10 with that 8-0 momentum.

Heinicke has thrown an interception in each of the last three games. So sure. I'll take the bet that he can throw two more against this Eagles secondary that leads the league in interceptions. At these odds? Fuh-get about it!

You win if: All of the above teams score a passing touchdown. Bet $8 to win $400 profit, and take home a total of $408! These odds are exclusive to FanDuel Sportsbook.

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