Nick Chubb Intentionally Gives Up Final Minute TD, Crushing Sports Bettors

In the closing minute of the Cleveland Browns’ 10-7 victory over the Houston Texans, Sunday, running back Nick Chubb gave up a wide-open touchdown in order to allow the clock to run out, a decision that crushed bettors.

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The Browns, who won by 3-points, were favored by -4.5 at most sportsbooks, according to ESPN. William Hill Sportsbook says 89% of bettors put money on Cleveland with the point spread. Chubb’s decision to surrender the final score was a costly one.