Bill Huber

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Sports, sportsbetting----Football, from games to the draft, is Bill Huber’s passion. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, a Division III powerhouse where Bill watched games from the bench for a few seasons, he's reported on the NFL’s Green Bay Packers since 2008, first for Packer Report and now for Sports Illustrated’s Packer Central. He's covered two Super Bowls, writing features so insightful that they made some players’ moms cry. When not writing about football, he loves camping with his family, coaching his kids, playing with his two golden retrievers. But his real joy is in going toe-to-toe in cribbage with his wife. Email: bill.huber@casino.org.

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134 stories by Bill Huber

Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers

Green Bay Packers, Kansas City Chiefs Favored in NFL Conference Championship Games

It doesn’t get any bigger than Aaron Rodgers vs. Tom Brady for a trip to the Super Bowl. Unless it’s Aaron Rodgers vs. Patrick Mahomes in the Super Bowl. A Rodgers-Mahomes matchup, which would be a dream come true for an insurance...

Bill Huber January 24, 2021
Drew Brees and Tom Brady

Elite Quarterbacks Add Extra Layer to NFL’s Divisional Playoffs Betting

MVP quarterbacks will add a little extra juice to the betting on this weekend’s four NFL divisional playoff games. Aaron Rodgers, the presumptive MVP after winning the award in 2011 and 2014, will lead the Green Bay Packers against the visiting Los...

Bill Huber January 16, 2021
Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff

NFL’s ‘Super Wild Card Weekend’ Means Sportsbook Betting Extravaganza

With six NFL playoff games this weekend and the college football national championship to be decided on Monday night, this will be the greatest three days of the football season and a huge bonanza for the exploding sports gambling industry. The NFL...

Bill Huber January 9, 2021
Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes

Kansas City Chiefs, Green Bay Packers Enter NFL Playoffs as Bettors’ Super Bowl Favorites

The Green Bay Packers and Kansas City Chiefs met in Super Bowl I. Now they may have a rematch in the 55th Super Bowl next month. But who do sports bettors think will win the championship? The Chiefs were the Super Bowl...

Bill Huber January 5, 2021
Green Bay Packers Aaron Rodgers

Sportsbooks Expect Busy Sunday as NFL Regular Season Concludes

An all-or-nothing Week 17 of the NFL regular season means some unusual lines at sportsbooks. For some teams, there is a lot riding on Sunday’s games. Entering the final day of the regular season, seven playoff berths are to be claimed. That’s...

Bill Huber January 3, 2021
New York Jets Sam Darnold

New York Jets Blow Up 0-16 Bets At Sportsbooks, May Lose No. 1 NFL Draft Pick

The New York Jets won a football game last week. While that might wind up being bad news for the team – it was positioned perfectly to draft Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence – it was great news for sportsbooks. With each loss,...

Bill Huber December 26, 2020
New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees

Drew Brees’ Return Highlights Only Big Game of NFL Week 15

In the NFL world, all eyes will be on the Big Easy this weekend. The most-bet game of the week at sportsbooks is between the Kansas City Chiefs and New Orleans. Not only is it a potential Super Bowl preview, but it’s...

Bill Huber December 19, 2020
New York Giants Wayne Gallman

New York Giants, Washington Football Team Go from Underdogs to Favorites in NFC East

The NFC East might as well be renamed the NFC Least. With four games to go in the 2020 NFL season, all four teams are below .500. Moreover, the two teams who appeared to be the least likely to win the division...

Bill Huber December 12, 2020
Firekeepers Casino

Online Sports Gambling, Casino Games in Michigan Could Start in Mid-January

Michigan residents looking to place a bet on the home team or play casino games from the comfort of their own home could get their chance by mid-January. Last week, Michigan lawmakers agreed to allow casinos to offer online sports gambling and...

Bill Huber December 9, 2020
Las Vegas Raiders Henry Ruggs

With 49ers on Move, Sportsbooks Wrestle with Meaning of ‘Home’ Game as Fallout of COVID-19

At sportsbooks, home-field advantage for an NFL game is worth three points. But what is home field worth when the home team is playing about 700 miles away? That’s the case for the San Francisco 49ers, who are hosting the Buffalo Bills...

Bill Huber December 7, 2020