By BOB McGINN
Several times already this season the betting line on the Green Bay Packers has moved toward their opponent in the 12 hours or so before kickoff.
That’s referred to as the “smart money,” wagers made by professionals who bet pro football for a living.
As late as Saturday, the Packers were favored by one to 1 ½ points. When the “smart money” came in the line shifted toward the Detroit Lions, who ultimately went off at noon Sunday as a one-point favorite.
In this case, the wise guys knew their stuff. The Lions bolted to a 24-0 lead in the first half before the customary ...
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