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NFL Headlines

These are the most consistent Over and Under NFL season win total bets

One of the most popular offseason betting options are NFL season win totals. Ashton Grewal looks at which teams constantly crush the oddsmakers' expectations and which teams have been consistent underachievers when it comes to their limited success.
Covers Jun 24, 2017 - 10:48 AM ET

"The Art of Tanking - Fading the Jets" a betting guide from 'Real Betting Trump'

It seems as if New York Jets owner Woody Johnson is taking a page out of the 'Real Betting Trump' bestseller The Art of the Deal when it comes to the 2017-18 version of the team. Don't just lose. Lose huge.
Covers Jun 22, 2017 - 4:39 PM ET

Father's Day Weekend bets inspired by my dad

You know what sports bettors and fathers have in common? They both like to scream at the TV. With the Father's Day Weekend upon us, Jason Logan gives us some bets inspired by his dad, including some MLB action, U.S. Open golf, and Mayweather vs. McGregor.
Covers Jun 16, 2017 - 5:09 PM ET

Cowboys vs. Patriots is Las Vegas' top Super Bowl LII matchup

Earlier this month, the Golden Nugget sportsbook in downtown Las Vegas released odds on possible matchups for Super Bowl LII. We take a look at the top pairings between the AFC and NFC elite and their odds of meeting in the Big Game in Minnesota.
Covers Jun 16, 2017 - 1:05 PM ET

Four key coaching changes NFL bettors need to know for the 2017 season

The coaching carousel is always spinning in the "win now" NFL. Ashton Grewal narrows those sideline shuffles down to four key coaching moves that could impact your NFL bets. Make sure you know who is calling the plays before you make yours.
Covers Jun 15, 2017 - 6:51 PM ET

NBA Headlines

Is Warriors' dominance ruining 2017-18 NBA futures market in Las Vegas?

NBA futures wagering is off to an ominous start in Vegas. The reason? Definitely a lack of parity with bettors assuming the Warriors will win again next season. Patrick Everson talks with oddsmakers to see if they have a solution up their sleeves.
Covers Jun 23, 2017 - 10:44 PM ET

Every prop bet you could want for Thursday's NBA Draft

We have complied almost every NBA Draft prop bet available from sportsbooks in Las Vegas and offshore ahead of the big night where the next generation of NBA stars learn where they will start their careers.
Covers Jun 21, 2017 - 10:06 PM ET

Betting the NBA Draft: Three Favorite Prop Picks

It's NBA Draft week, which means the rumor mill is swirling, but the uncertainty shouldn’t affect where the top 10 prospects are taken. Which is good news for us degenerates out there looking to lay some action on where the next generation of NBA stars end up.
Covers Jun 20, 2017 - 4:49 PM ET

Father's Day Weekend bets inspired by my dad

You know what sports bettors and fathers have in common? They both like to scream at the TV. With the Father's Day Weekend upon us, Jason Logan gives us some bets inspired by his dad, including some MLB action, U.S. Open golf, and Mayweather vs. McGregor.
Covers Jun 16, 2017 - 5:09 PM ET

'Real Betting Trump' says secret meetings will shape NBA offseason

Everything is pointing to another Warriors title in 2018 - especially the NBA futures odds. But the 'Real Betting Trump' has seen this all before and says there will be plenty of "secret meetings" taking place that will shift those odds this summer.
Covers Jun 15, 2017 - 4:57 PM ET

NCAAF Headlines

Win big on the little guys with FCS championship futures odds in Las Vegas

While the big boys in the NCAA FBS get all the attention, MGM sportsbooks in Las Vegas have opened odds on the little guys - the FCS national title. We get the scoop on the betting favorites to win the FCS title from Dawn Bailey, sportsbook manager at the Bellagio.
Covers Jun 24, 2017 - 11:07 AM ET

NCAAF bettors come from far and wide for Golden Nugget's Games of the Year

For more than a decade now, the Golden Nugget sportsbook has made a tradition of putting up its college football Games of the Year, by the dozens and dozens. It’s as much a summer certainty as 115-degree days in Las Vegas. Patrick Everson gets the inside scoop from the oddsmakers who released those numbers.
Covers Jun 23, 2017 - 2:21 AM ET

How to handicap college football betting odds

College football is one of the most popular betting markets in North America and presents various betting angles and strategies depending on the month of the season. Covers Experts' Steve Merril breaks down the NCAA football schedule and how to handicap NCAAF.
Covers Jun 20, 2017 - 2:57 PM ET

Futures odds for 2017 Heisman Trophy are Quarterback friendly

With the NBA and NHL seasons wrapped up, it’s time for bettors to start surveying futures ahead of the upcoming college football season. With that in mind, here are the latest odds from WestGate Las Vegas Superbook to win the 2017 Heisman Trophy as the most outstanding player in college football.
Covers Jun 16, 2017 - 6:34 PM ET

College football season win totals hit the boards in Las Vegas

College football season win totals hit the board in Las Vegas Thursday. Power programs like Alabama, Ohio State Michigan, and USC are among the notables. Patrick Everson gets the inside scoop on those numbers from the oddsmakers themselves.
Covers Jun 16, 2017 - 6:30 PM ET

NCAAB Headlines

How to bet basketball

Basketball is one of the more popular sports betting options in North America with the NBA and college basketball drawing large handles at sportsbooks. Here's a quick overview of how to bet on basketball, including pointspread and totals.
Covers Jun 14, 2017 - 2:35 PM ET

2018 college basketball futures hit the board with a trio of favorites

The confetti has barely been swept off the floor of the University of Phoenix Stadium, following the North Carolina Tar Heels' 2017 NCAA Championship victory over the Gonzaga Bulldogs, and it is already time to look ahead to next season.
Covers Apr 5, 2017 - 12:19 AM ET

Four college flashbacks brought on by your March Madness bracket

Depending on how the start of the NCAA tourney shook out, your bracket either makes you feel really smart or incredibly dumb. Jason Logan points out four college flashbacks March Madness bettors are feeling heading into the Sweet 16.
Covers Apr 4, 2017 - 2:08 PM ET

National Championship betting action is heavy and split in Las Vegas

It’s Big Monday, NCAA Tournament style, as this two-weeks-plus bonanza of basketball comes to a close. Covers checks in on where the action is for tonight’s title tilt with Jay Rood, from MGM Resorts, and Scott Cooley, of Bookmaker.eu.
Covers Apr 3, 2017 - 1:47 PM ET

North Carolina opens as slight championship faves over Gonzaga

Covers checks in on the opening line for Monday night's national championship game, with insights from Scott Shelton, from The Mirage sportsbook on the Las Vegas Strip, and Scott Cooley, of offshore sportsbook Bookmaker.eu.
Covers Apr 2, 2017 - 11:27 PM ET

MLB Headlines

Five MLB teams converting 1st-Inning props the most

Some baseball bettors like getting their action out of the way early; that's why books offer a variety of first-inning props, including whether or not a team will score in the opening frame. So which teams have been most prolific when it comes to early offense?
Covers Jun 24, 2017 - 6:51 PM ET

MLB Daily Line Drive: Saturday's Picks, Betting Odds and Analysis

The Orioles will attempt to avoid setting a very dubious MLB record Saturday in Tampa Bay. Can they save their sinking ship? Get analysis on all of today's games as well as tips on weather, umpires, and other betting trends with our daily MLB Line Drive.
Covers Jun 24, 2017 - 2:55 PM ET

MLB Daily Line Drive: Friday's Picks, Betting Odds and Analysis

Our blazing hot streak came to an end Thursday, but the weekend is a perfect time to start a new one. Get analysis on all of today's games as well as tips on weather, umpires, and other betting trends with our daily MLB Line Drive.
Covers Jun 23, 2017 - 3:39 PM ET

These three MLB series headline a hot weekend in baseball betting

We're rolling toward the end of June with a massive card of baseball betting action this weekend. We highlight three of the top series on tap for MLB fans and get insight on the baseball betting odds from Jason Simbal of CG Technology.
Covers Jun 23, 2017 - 1:38 PM ET

Six MLB players who dominate in the late innings for DFS

There are few moments sweeter in daily fantasy than overcoming a large early points deficit and rallying for a huge payday. Of course, it helps to have the right players for the job - and while there are several names you might expect to see at the top of the list of players who most often come through in the late innings, there are also a fair number of surprises, as well.
Covers Jun 22, 2017 - 6:24 PM ET

NHL Headlines

It's time to start booking your hockey vacation to Las Vegas

The NHL's expansion draft is complete, the league's entry draft is done, and the league has released their full schedule for the 2017-18 season. Now is the perfect time to start planning a trip to Las Vegas to see your favorite team take on the new Golden Knights.
Covers Jun 24, 2017 - 1:20 AM ET

Las Vegas sportsbook weighs in on Golden Knights' roster, NHL odds

The Vegas Golden Knights built out their roster and are taking shape as we head toward their first season on the ice. We're inside the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas talking about the Golden Knights and their NHL odds with Jason Simbal of CG Technology.
Covers Jun 23, 2017 - 1:49 PM ET

Vegas Golden Knights will be a better bet than past NHL expansion teams

The Vegas Golden Knights will round out their roster with the NHL expansion draft Wednesday night. Monty Andrews says Vegas won't be rolling the dice on player pick-ups like past expansion teams and expects the Golden Knights to be a much better bet in their inaugural season.
Covers Jun 20, 2017 - 2:12 PM ET

Penguins favorites to win third straight Stanley Cup as 2017-18 odds released

Before the Pittsburgh Penguins were even pouring beer into Lord Stanley's mug as 2016-17 champions, the Westgate LV Superbook in Las Vegas already had their futures odds to win the 2017-18 championship on their betting board.
Covers Jun 14, 2017 - 3:38 PM ET

How to bet hockey

The most common form of betting on hockey is moneyline wagering – simply betting on which team you think will win the game, with the moneyline price on that team determining how much you could win on your bet.
Covers Jun 14, 2017 - 2:26 PM ET

Industry Headlines

It's time to start booking your hockey vacation to Las Vegas

The NHL's expansion draft is complete, the league's entry draft is done, and the league has released their full schedule for the 2017-18 season. Now is the perfect time to start planning a trip to Las Vegas to see your favorite team take on the new Golden Knights.
Covers Jun 24, 2017 - 1:20 AM ET

Be sure to practice, practice, practice before your next Vegas vacation

Marc Meltzer's annual Las Vegas "vacation" is rapidly approaching. With that in mind, it's time for him to discuss the importance of gambling practice - golf, video games, and everything in between.
Covers Jun 18, 2017 - 7:18 PM ET

Tips to maximize your comps during your next trip to Las Vegas

Everyone wants some of that Las Vegas love when it comes to freebies from the casinos. Marc Meltzer offers some advice on how to maximize the casino rewards system and improve your upgrades during your next visit to Sin City.
Covers Jun 11, 2017 - 9:58 PM ET

Some high "house edge" bets to avoid on your next casino visit

Marc Meltzer likes to discuss his favorite games to play when wagering in Las Vegas. This time around, however, he educates you on the casino bets with the highest "house edge" that you should avoid at all times.
Covers Jun 5, 2017 - 3:41 PM ET

'Tis the season for gambling at (and in) the pools of Las Vegas

There’s a pool scene for everyone in Vegas - even us degenerate gamblers. Our "man on the street" in Las Vegas, Marc Meltzer, breaks down where and when are the best options for playing some cards or rolling some dice outdoors in Sin City.
Covers May 25, 2017 - 11:48 PM ET
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