The NFL officially notified its players union on Tuesday that it will opt out of the current collective bargaining agreement, which could lead to a season without a salary cap in 2010 and a possible lockout in 2011.
With fans on edge, wondering about the state of their beloved league and what the possible consequences of Tuesday’s decision might be, the largest most successful sportsbook on the web, BetUS.com has once again beaten everyone to the punch and come to their aid with odds and predictions of possible outcomes.
“With all of the traffic we’ve had since the announcement on Tuesday, one thing is very, very clear,” stated BetUS.com spokesman Reed Richards. “Fans are sick and tired of being put through the ringer. It’s simply not fair to ask them to wait with bated breath for three seasons wondering if there’ll be a lockout at the start of each. As such, we’re putting all of our predictive and analytical prowess on the line in order to give them some semblance of what might happen.”
Oddsmakers at BetUS.com posted the following odds in reaction to the NFL owner’s announcement on Tuesday:
NFLPA Strike before start of 2011 season
NFL ’09’10’11 seasons delayed (odds on each)
2009 NFL Season Delayed
2010 NFL Season Delayed
2011 NFL Season Delayed
Roger Goodell Resigns Before 2011 Season
Roger Goodell Fired before 2011 season
NFLPA Locked out by 2011 season
Odds on cancellation of ’09, ’10, ’11 Super Bowl
2009 Super Bowl Canceled
2010 Super Bowl Canceled
2011 Super Bowl Canceled