Sportsbooks will need Oregon by "considerable margin" in Final Four betting
At the midway point of the week, it’s the calm before the weekend Final Four storm. Covers checks in on action for the NCAA Tournament semifinals with sportsbooks right on the Las Vegas Strip and offshore.
Parlays may be 'sucker bets' but they scare the crap out of bookies
Parlays and teasers draw laughs from some seasoned sports betting veterans but no one is laughing on the other side of the counter. Longtime Vegas oddsmaker Peter Korner dives into whether these types of wagers are still considered "sucker bets".
Wednesday’s NBA Game of the Day: Warriors at Spurs
The Warriors have yet to defeat San Antonio this season but will give it another try when they visit the Spurs on Wednesday. San Antonio posted two wins over Golden State earlier this campaign, and a victory in this matchup would tighten the playoff race.
NFL-imposed betting ban on Las Vegas Raiders would be a slap in the face
The NFL approved the Raiders' move to Las Vegas, sparking questions around any wagering restrictions the league may try to put on Sin City's newest franchise. Covers talks to gaming industry experts, who all agree the NFL should stick to football.
March Madness' other tournaments draw big money for sportsbooks
The NCAA tournament is all there is to March Madness. There are a number of other postseason events taking place, like the NIT, CBI, CIT and Women's national tournament. We talk college basketball betting with Jeff Stoneback of The Mirage.
Tinder helps NBA road teams get laid, but does it help NBA bettors get paid?
Social media has made life on the road a lot easier for NBA players, especially when it comes to action off the court. With road winning percentage at an all-time high, are bettors getting paid just as easy as basketball players are getting laid?
Don't get "March Blindness". How to bet other basketball tournaments
With the music stopping at the Big Dance for a few days, college basketball bettors trying to scratch that March Madness itch will look to the lesser-known tournaments: the NIT, CBI, and CIT. Here's what you missed in these postseason events so far.
Against the spread success is a tell-tale sign of a NCAA champion
Great teams win championships, but they also cover the spread. The past three NCAA winners are a perfect 18-0 ATS and the last 11 teams to win the Big Dance have covered at a 86 percent clip. Which remaining teams are on this championship pace?
Books bracing for Tar Heel money when North Carolina faces Oregon
The Oregon Ducks take on the North Carolina Tar Heels in the Final Four Saturday. We're inside the Wynn Las Vegas talking with Johnny Avello about the opening odds and where the college basketball betting action will come in.
Vegas expects sharp and public to be split on Gonzaga vs. South Carolina
South Carolina is an underdog against No. 1 Gonzaga, and books are bracing for some sharp money to side with the Gamecocks. We're talking about the Final Four betting odds with Johnny Avello, executive director of the Wynn Las Vegas.
NBA betting road map: 76ers continue to cover at historic rate
Al McMordie is back with the latest edition of his weekly betting roadmap series, taking look at the betting landscape for the upcoming week in the NBA - including the 76ers who are putting together a historic season at the pay window.
AL West Betting Preview: Is it finally the Astros year?
Can this young and exciting Astros squad take the next step and win their first division title since 2001? They're the favorite, but the incumbent Rangers and a much improved Mariners team will have their say.
NL West Betting Preview: Dodgers and Giants lead a competitive pack
The NL West is, once again, led by the Dodgers and Giants, however the race could become more competitive if the Rockies improve and become contenders. Arizona is still a step behind, while San Diego is perhaps the worst teams in the entire league.
NHL betting cheat sheet and odds: Goals a-plenty in Beantown?
Our Covers NHL cheat sheet breaks down the best NHL betting notes so you can handicap the week like a pro, including the offensively charged Boston Bruins who will host the Dallas Stars on Thursday in a traditionally high-scoring matchup.
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