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NFL Odds: Mattress Mack bets on the Dallas Cowboys to win the NFC

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By Mattress Mack’s standards, a $200,000 bet is relatively small potatoes. After all, this is the same man he was $10 million in bets On the Houston Astros to win the world championship.

But the six-figure play is still something to sneeze at. And Jim McIngvale hopes a severe cold is in the works for San Francisco 49ersAnd Philadelphia Eagles And New York Giants during the next two weeks.

On Monday, before Dallas Cowboys Super Wild Card Weekend Clash vs Tampa Bay BuccaneersMcIngvale put $200,000 on Dallas at +625 to win the NFC Championship at Caesars Sports. If the Cowboys make it to the Super Bowl, it is will Earning $1.25 million.

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McIngvale, the Houston furniture mogul, is nicknamed “Mattress Mack” because his bets are almost always tied to promotions, which usually include premium mattress collections. In this case, it’s a smaller promotion on certain wood furniture. If McIngvale’s bet wins, customers who took part in the promotion will receive their furniture for free.

After Monday night, Dallas made the first move for Mattress Mack. The Cowboys smoked the Bucs 31-14 as a 2.5-point favorite on the road. A tough job awaits against the 49ers, but McIngvale is an eternal optimist.

Odds of winning the NFC Championship (in FOX Pete) *

Philadelphia Eagles: +150 (Bet $10 to win a total of $25)
San Francisco 49ers: +170 (Bet $10 to win a total of $27)
Dallas Cowboys: +325 (Bet $10 to win a total of $42.50)
New York Giants: +1300 (Bet $10 to win a total of $140)

*As of 1/18/2023

“It’s obviously a long way to go,” he said. “But you have to get to first base before you get to second base, and before you get to home plate.”

Added Adam Bolen, assistant director of trading at Caesars Sports: “It’s a tough road, with San Francisco and Philadelphia. We have no problem with betting. We’ll take big bets and big stakes.”

In fact, Caesars got the bulk of Mack’s World Series futures move: a $3 million bet on the +1000 payout $30 million.

In good shape

Dallas is least favored by 3.5 points (at FOX Bet) against San Francisco, which has an 11-game winning streak and a 9-2 on point difference (ATS) in those games. But on Sunday 6:30 pm ET clash FOX and the FOX Sports app He would make a high-pressure starting quarterback for the 49ers’ rookie quarterback Brooke PurdyAnd, once again, Dallas seemed to be putting all aspects of their game together against each other Tom Brady and the Bucs at the Super Wild Card Weekend track.

“If the Cowboys keep playing this way, they should get there,” MacIngville said. “It’s professional football. Anything can happen. But they’re definitely in the conversation.”

For his part, Caesars wants Dallas to stay in that conversation and earn the trip to Glendale, Arizona, for the February 12 Super Bowl. To be brief: if Mattress Mack wins, Caesars wins.

“In a way, we’re going to be rooting for it this week. The Niners are our biggest responsibility at the Super Bowl,” Pullen said. “It’s a third of the way there. It’s very doable, and we wouldn’t mind if we paid Mattress Mack.”

Patrick Iverson is a sports betting analyst at FOX Sports and a senior reporter at VegasInsider.com. He is a distinguished journalist in the field of national sports betting. He resides in Las Vegas, where he enjoys playing golf in temperatures of up to 110 degrees. Follow him on Twitter: @tweet.

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