Bengals, Packers upsets halt betting public's hot streak

David Purdum takes a look at the weekend in betting including how two primetime upsets halted the momentum of the public in Week 13.

Favorites: Purdy to win MVP, 49ers Super Bowl

After an impressive win over the Eagles, the 49ers have emerged as the Super Bowl favorite, and their quarterback Brock Purdy is now the favorite to win MVP.

Alabama opens as rare underdog vs. Michigan

Michigan opened as a 2-point favorite over Alabama in their College Football Playoff semifinal matchup, which would mark the first time the Tide would be an underdog to a non-SEC team since 2008.

FAQ: How Mark Cuban and the Adelsons have pushed for sports betting in Texas

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and the Adelson family have sought to influence sports betting and Texas.

Vikings cover would end historic week for faves

NFL favorites have covered the spread in 12 of 15 games in Week 12, tying the mark for most in a single week in the Super Bowl era. A Vikings cover against the Bears on "Monday Night Football" would set a betting record.

U-M favored over Buckeyes for 1st time in 5 years

Ohio State has not been an underdog to a Big Ten team in five years. Michigan is poised to end that streak Saturday.

Ohio casinos to ban former Bama baseball coach

Former Alabama baseball coach Brad Bohannon and an associate will be banned from betting with Ohio sportsbooks due to an alleged inside information scheme.

Legal betting makes wild return to Florida

David Purdum breaks down the top storylines from a memorable weekend including Florida's return to legal sports betting.

Texans' last-second win nets $5.5M parlay payout

One of the largest payouts on a parlay bet ever reported by a U.S. sportsbook -- $5.5 million -- came down to the final seconds and a game-winning drive authored by Texans rookie QB C.J. Stroud.

Historic low: Bettors backing Rutgers-Iowa under

The over/under total on Iowa's home game Saturday against Rutgers dipped to a historic low of 28 this week at sportsbooks.