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NFL betting market watch: Books expecting 49ers support; early sharp money on Rams

David Purdum looks at the conference championship games and gives an update on line movement and where the money lies.

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Betting takeaways for NFL title games: 49ers thriving as underdogs

The 49ers continue to shock the world, Patrick Mahomes remains the most dangerous man in football and more betting takeaways ahead of the conference championship games.

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Williams uncertain for 49ers; Samuel sore but OK

Niners coach Kyle Shanahan said left tackle Trent Williams will be monitored as the week goes on and that receiver Deebo Samuel is expected to be available for practice after both were injured in Saturday's win over Green Bay.

Super Bowl and MVP futures watch: Why Arizona has strong value

As we head into the playoffs, Doug Kezirian looks at championship odds in the NFL to find the best values as well as the landscape in the MVP race.

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College football best bets: Bowl season rolls on

Planning to take advantage of the plethora of betting opportunities this bowl season? Here are our experts' best bets.

College football betting nuggets: Bowl season betting trends

Betting notes and trends heading into bowl season.

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Patriots soar up oddsboards, attract big Super Bowl bet

David Purdum looks at New England's climb up the Super Bowl oddsboards and gives an update on where the money lies on Week 11 NFL games.

Betting Takeaways from ESPN's Week 11 NFL Power Rankings: Don't overlook the Colts

Tyler Fulghum breaks down the ESPN.com Power Rankings to find an edge for bettors in Week 11, including a look at the underrated Indianapolis Colts.

NFL MVP, Super Bowl futures watch: Where things stand with Brady, Mahomes and Rodgers

With 10 weeks of the NFL season in the books, who are the leading MVP candidates? Doug Kezirian breaks it down, as well as who to take to win the Super Bowl.

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