2020 SuperContest Standings Week 4: ‘ODBMG2’ Wins $100,000 First-Quarter Prize
The first big winner of the 2020 Las Vegas SuperContest has been crowned. Contestant ‘ODBMG2’ scored a perfect 5-0 week to improve to 18-2. That put him in first place atop the SuperContest standings through the first four weeks and earned him the $100,000 first-quarter prize.
Finishing in first place after the first four weeks of the season earned ‘ODBMG2’ a $100,000 prize from the Quarter Prizes pool. Contestant ‘Tom Lippard’ sits second after four weeks and will take home a second-place prize of $25,000. Three contestants, ‘Swami Sez,’ Goosbumps,’ and ‘BumbleBee,’ will split the $10,000 prize for third place evenly, taking $3,333 each.
Entering Week 4, ‘ODBMG2’ was in a first-place tie with ‘Swami Sez,’ but ‘Swami Sez’ ended up going 3-2 to slip back into a tie for third place.
SuperContest Top 10 After Week 4
1. ODBMG2: 18-2 (18 points)
2. Tom Lippard: 16-3-1 (16.5 points)
T3. Swami Sez: 16-4 (16 points)
T3. Goosbumps: 15-3-2 (16 points)
T3. BumbleBee: 16-4 (16 points)
6. YUGO77: 15-4-1 (15.5 points)
T7. Operation Vig Beater: 15-5 (15 points)
T7. Coast2Coast Degens1: 15-5 (15 points)
T9. Wocomo Stallions: 14-5-1 (14.5 points)
T9. Squad Goals: 14-5-1 (14.5 points)
T9. Smack Sauce: 14-5-1 (14.5 points)
T9. Lonzarelli: 14-5-1 (14.5 points)
T9. Delta 2020: 14-5-1 (14.5 points)
Click here to view the official Las Vegas SuperContest standings in full.
If you read our Sharp NFL Week 4 Picks from Vegas Contest Leaders article, then you’ll know that ‘ODBMG2’ selected the Indianapolis Colts (-2.5), Seattle Seahawks (-6.5), Baltimore Ravens (-13), Kansas City Chiefs (-7), and Buffalo Bills (-3) in Week 4. Those were all favorites and each team covered the point spread to give ‘ODBMG2’ his second 5-0 week on the season.
Having mostly favorites on his weekly card of SuperContest picks is something ‘ODBMG2’ has shown he’s willing to do. Through the first four weeks, 14 of the team’s 20 SuperContest picks have been on favorites. With those 14 favorites, ‘ODBMG2’ has gone an impressive 13-1 record. Although he’s only selected underdogs six times, he’s done well with them too, going 5-1.
Also of note, ‘ODBMG2’ has selected the Colts in three of four weeks. He didn’t pick them in Week 1 but did so each of the next three weeks and did so correctly as he’s now 3-0 when taking the Colts. Indianapolis was a favorite on the SuperContest spread each week this season.
Over in the Circa Sports Million, ‘ODBMG2’ had one of his two contest entries finish tied for second after the first four weeks, which allowed him to scoop up another $50,000 in prize money. He has two entries in the SuperContest and two in the Circa Sports Million and has won a combined $150,000 through the first four weeks.
SuperContest Consensus Report
The Miami Dolphins (+6.5) led the way among the SuperContest consensus. The Dolphins were picked by 392 of the 1,172 contestants. The next most popular picks were the Baltimore Ravens (-13), picked by 379 contestants, and then the Detroit Lions (+4), picked by 337 contestants. Rounding out the top five most popular picks were the Buffalo Bills (-3) with 317 selections and Dallas Cowboys (-4.5) with 296 selections.
Among that top-five consensus, only the Ravens and Bills won. The Ravens beat the Washington Football Team 31-17 and got a solid performance out of tight end Mark Andrews, who caught 3 balls for 57 yards and 2 touchdowns. The Bills beat the Las Vegas Raiders 30-23, with Josh Allen throwing for 288 yards and 2 touchdowns. Stefon Diggs had 6 receptions for 115 yards.
The SuperContest is hosted by the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook. There is $1,177,360 up for grabs from the 2020 Las Vegas SuperContest prize pool. Up top is a first-place prize of $435,623, and then second place is $117,736 and third place is $58,868. The top 100 places will be paid. Coming in 100th place will score a contestant a $588 payout, which is less than the $1,500 buy-in.
In addition to the overall leaderboard prizes, the SuperContest has Quarter Prizes up for grabs. There is $135,000 in Quarter Prizes available each quarter, with the quarter’s best performer getting $100,000, second place earning $25,000, and third place receiving $10,000.