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July 15, 2019

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Vegas Play of the Day: Patriots at Giants


New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick holds up a Super Bowl trophy as he addresses the crowd during a rally Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, in Boston, to celebrate Sunday’s 34-28 win over the Atlanta Falcons in the NFL Super Bowl 51 football game in Houston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

The fifth season of the annual Play of the Day betting competition between the Sun’s sports staff is now under way, effective July 1.

Bankrolls start at $10,000 for each of the four participants, with the objective to increase it as much as possible over the next year. The minimum daily wager is $300, with a $200 penalty assessed for failing to place a bet on an assigned day.

Past winners are Case Keefer in 2017-2018, Ray Brewer in 2016-2017 and 2015-2016, and Taylor Bern in 2014-2015.

New England Patriots at New York Giants, under 38.5 at minus-10, $500 to win $450:

The thinking here is obvious — it's the final preseason game, both teams will be sending second- and third-stringers onto the field for most of the game, and neither starting quarterback is going to take a snap. Both teams have bad backup QB's. That sounds like a recipe for the under. 

Current Standings: Keefer (8-4, $11,168), Granger (5-0, $10,885), Grimala 6-3, $10,300), Brewer (3-6, $7,500)

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