PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — When it came to the first month of betting, Arizonans loved the hometown team, and the defending Super Bowl champs. According to DraftKings, the Arizona Cardinals was the most bet-on team during the first month of betting, followed by the Tampa Buccaneers. The Kansas City Chiefs, Green Bay Packers and the Dallas Cowboys rounded out the top five.
The game that got the most bets on DraftKings was the Buccaneers at Tom Brady’s former team, the New England Patriots, on Oct. 3. The game was the most-watched Sunday Night Football game since 2012. The spread was Buccaneers -7, which the team didn’t cover, but they still won 19-17.
The Top 5 most bet-on leagues were the NFL (obviously), NCAA college football, Major League Baseball, Moscow Liga Pro (table tennis), and UFC. Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray came in at No. 2 on the Top 5 most bet-on players, with Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers taking the top spot.
The most bet-on player props? Brady getting over 2.5 passing touchdowns against the Patriots on Oct. 3, which he failed to do. Murray had the third-most bets that he would pass for more than 1.5 touchdowns against the Minnesota Vikings, which he did. He also had the fifth-most bets that he would get more than 1.5 passing touchdowns against the Jacksonville Jaguars, which he did not. A list of insights from DraftKings can be seen below.
Top 5 Most Bet on Games:
- TB Buccaneers @ NE Patriots-10/3/2021
- KC Chiefs @ BAL Ravens-9/19/2021
- DET Lions @ GB Packers-9/20/2021
- PHI Eagles @ DAL Cowboys-9/27/2021
- LV Raiders @ LA Chargers-10/4/2021
Top 5 Most Bet on Players:
- Aaron Rodgers
- Kyler Murray
- Lamar Jackson
- Tom Brady
- Patrick Mahomes
Top 5 Most Bet on Player Props:
- Tom Brady Over 2.5 Passing TD’s in Bucs vs. Patriots
- Aaron Rodgers Over 2.5 Passing TD’s in Packers vs. Lions
- Kyler Murray Over 1.5 Passing TD’s in Cardinals vs. Vikings
- Lamar Jackson Over 1.5 Passing TD’s in Ravens vs. Raiders
- Kyler Murray Over 1.5 Passing TD’s in Cardinals vs. Jaguars
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