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Covers Dec 18, 2018 - 2:40 PM ETDéjà vu anyone? Nick Foles stepped in to deliver yet another improbable late season victory for the Eagles. Foles will be back under center this week, but is there value in backing him? Or will his magic finally run out? We bring you the must-read betting notes to help you crack the NFL odds in Week 16.
Covers Dec 17, 2018 - 10:32 PM ETWeek 15 of the NFL season comes to a close with a Monday night NFC South clash between the Saints and Panthers. Covers checks in on the action and line movement for this 8:20 p.m. ET kickoff, with insights from Jeff Stoneback, director of trading for MGM Resorts sportsbooks.
Covers Dec 17, 2018 - 5:09 AM ETCovers checks in on the opening lines and early action for a quartet of NFL Week 16 contests, with insights from John Murray, director of The SuperBook at Westgate in Las Vegas.
Covers Dec 17, 2018 - 12:21 AM ETThe 11-2 Saints take on the Panthers on Monday Night football. These teams play each other twice over the next 13 days and there is no love lost between them, after the Saints knocked the Panthers out of the playoffs last season. We break down the best ways to wager this battle between NFC South rivals.
Covers Dec 16, 2018 - 1:54 PM ETThe Philadelphia Eagles’ season hangs in the balance and if they have any hope of defending their Super Bowl title, they’ll need to upset the NFC leading Los Angeles Rams as huge road dogs. And do so without their starting quarterback. Haven’t we heard this before? We break down the best ways to wager this pivotal NFC clash.
Covers Dec 18, 2018 - 6:24 PM ETThe NBA slate for Tuesday features four games, headlined by the Mavericks trying to break out of their recent shooting slump against the Western Conference-leading Nuggets. We're here to bring you the must-read notes from around the Association to help you make the best wagers.
Covers Dec 17, 2018 - 9:56 PM ETEight games tip off across the Association today headlined by a 76ers versus Spurs matchup, and a late game between the Trail Blazers and Clippers. We're here to bring you the must-read betting notes from around the Association to help you make the best wagers.
Covers Dec 16, 2018 - 5:57 PM ETThere are 14 teams in action across the NBA today, including a small 2.5-point spread in a game between the Lakers and Wizards, and a Raptors-Nuggets matchup in the late contest. We're here to bring you the must-read betting notes from around the Association to help you make the beat wagers. **video
Covers Dec 15, 2018 - 6:34 PM ETSaturday's NBA card features 14 teams headlined by LeBron and the Lakers visiting the Hornets before two of the top seeds in the West, the Clippers and Thunder, do battle in Oklahoma City. We’re here to bring you the must-read betting notes from around the Association to help you make the best wagers.
Covers Dec 14, 2018 - 5:20 PM ETIt's still crowded at the top of the Western Conference standings – which makes Friday's encounter between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the host Denver Nuggets even more important. We break down the best five ways to wager this matchup of two of the best in the West.
Covers Dec 18, 2018 - 1:17 PM ETBowl season continues on Tuesday night as Conference USA champs University of Alabama at Birmingham take on the winners of the MAC in Northern Illinois, in what should be an defensive battle between two schools that have never played each other. We break down the best ways to wager this mid-week bowl game.
Covers Dec 16, 2018 - 6:28 AM ETFor many players, a bowl game means a chance to get outside of the norm — to get off campus and travel to far-off exotic places. For some teams, though, bowl season can mean a two-hour bus trip down the highway, which has its positives and negatives and is something bettors need to factor before making their wagers.
Covers Dec 15, 2018 - 2:34 PM ETA team that gained momentum late in the year may not have that same mojo working for it in bowl season, thanks to the extended hiatus. Depending on the break between games, programs could be completely different come game day and that opens up a lot of value to go against, with oddsmakers setting these lines based on their past accomplishments.
Covers Dec 15, 2018 - 2:27 PM ETBowl season is finally here! Five matchups kick off bowl season on Saturday, with the most intriguing being the Las Vegas Bowl between Arizona State and Fresno State. Herm Edwards got the Sun Devils bowl eligible in his first season in the desert, while the Bulldogs are coming off their first MWC title since 2013.
Covers Dec 15, 2018 - 7:25 AM ETCovers checks in on the action and line movement for all five college football games on this opening day of bowl season, with insights from Derek Wilkinson, supervisor at The SuperBook at Westgate in Las Vegas.
Covers Nov 28, 2018 - 6:25 PM ETFans are treated to another great college basketball matchup Wednesday, as the seventh-ranked Michigan Wolverines welcome the No. 11 North Carolina Tar Heels. We break down the best ways to wager this showdown between perennial powerhouses.
Covers Nov 27, 2018 - 6:15 PM ETIndiana is off to a hot start, but their next meeting with a ranked team is going to be a lot more difficult, as the Hoosiers visit No. 3 Duke on Tuesday night. We break down the best ways to wager this battle of Blue Bloods as the Blue Devils will be looking to bounce-back after losing their first game of the season.
Covers Nov 26, 2018 - 8:01 PM ETThree weeks since the tip off for the 2018-2019 college basketball season, the national championship picture is starting to form. We list the title odds for the schools who currently have better than 100/1 odds. Courtesy of our friends at the Westgate LV Superbook.
Covers Nov 6, 2018 - 5:28 PM ETNCAA basketball is a betting market ruled by the wiseguys. For the most part, the betting public doesn't get involved in NCAAB odds until March but these tips and tactics can help you get a jump on the bookie in the early workings of the college hoops season.
Covers Nov 6, 2018 - 5:28 PM ETEvery great and powerful foe has one small weakness. The Gremlins had bright lights, the Wicked Witch of the West had water, and sportsbooks have early-season college basketball totals. Jason Logan uncovers the one bet books don't want you to make and how to exploit these soft numbers early in the season.
Covers Nov 8, 2018 - 5:17 PM ETThe champagne is barely dry from the 2018 World Series celebration, and the Commissioner’s Trophy is currently in the shop for repairs after barely surviving the duck boat parade around the streets of Boston. This is the perfect time to dig for early betting value in the futures market to win the 2019 championship.
Covers Oct 28, 2018 - 8:56 PM ETCovers checks in on the betting action and line movement for Game 5 of the 2018 World Series between the Red Sox and Dodgers, with insights from Jeff Stoneback, director of trading for MGM Resorts sportsbooks, and John Sheeran, risk manager for FanDuel Sportsbook at the Meadowlands in New Jersey.
Covers Oct 28, 2018 - 7:34 PM ETWe get our first elimination game of the 2018 World Series on Sunday night in Los Angeles. The Red Sox lead the "Fall Classic" three games to one and will be looking to finish off the Dodgers, who could be in big trouble following their late-inning collapse last night. We break down the five best ways to bet Game 5.
Covers Oct 27, 2018 - 9:26 PM ETGame 3 of the World Series was a 7.5-hour, 18-inning marathon, so both teams are on a short turnaround. Covers checks in on the action and line movement for Saturday night’s Game 4, with insights fromThe SuperBook at Westgate in Las Vegas and FanDuel Sportsbook at the Meadowlands in New Jersey.
Covers Oct 27, 2018 - 8:36 PM ETThe Dodgers outlasted the Red Sox in an 18-inning classic in Game 3 thanks to a Max Muncy walk-off bomb, but what happens now? Both teams burned though most of their pitchers last night/this morning and the cupboards are pretty bare. We do our best to break down the best ways to wager Game 4 of the World Series.
Covers Dec 17, 2018 - 5:08 PM ETAlex Ovechkin and the surging Washington Capitals host Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night. We cover this game and much more in our NHL betting cheat sheet with need-to-know betting notes, goalie profiles and injury news to help you crack the odds for the early-week action.
Covers Dec 15, 2018 - 2:35 PM ETAlex Ovechkin's potentially big weekend highlights a fun NHL slate, which includes the league's top Over play cooling off and a Blues team looking to continue its positive regression in one-goal games. Here are the top NHL games and betting tips to monitor for the weekend's games.
Covers Dec 10, 2018 - 2:41 PM ETThis historical trend between the Dallas Stars and the Anaheim Ducks could pay out in a big way. We cover this game and much more in our NHL betting cheat sheet with need-to-know betting notes, goalie profiles and injury news to help you crack the odds for the early-week action in the NHL.
Covers Dec 7, 2018 - 2:48 PM ETVisits to Edmonton have been quite beneficial for the Minnesota Wild – not to mention bettors who put their faith in them. Their latest showdown in the Alberta capital highlights an action-packed three-day schedule. Here's a breakdown of the key games and trends to monitor this weekend.
Covers Dec 4, 2018 - 7:21 PM ETT-Mobile Arena is the site of a 2018 Stanley Cup rematch Tuesday night, as the Golden Knights welcome the Washington Capitals to Vegas. While neither team is in the top five in Stanley Cup futures betting for this season, the matchup still features plenty of intrigue.
Covers Dec 17, 2018 - 6:17 PM ETThe Bundesliga takes center stage as the only major domestic league with mid-week games, giving Bayern Munich the chance to continue their hot streak as -275 favorites against Leipzig. We cover this match and much more as our in-depth previews and betting predictions help give you an edge on the footy odds.
Covers Dec 13, 2018 - 10:38 PM ETDomestic league matches headline this weekend's action, highlighted by Liverpool heavily favored at home vs Man U. Whether you’re a seasoned soccer bettor or taking your first kick at the footy odds, our in-depth previews and betting predictions will help give you a leg up on the competition.
Covers Dec 10, 2018 - 4:12 PM ETWith the elimination round looming in UEFA Champion's League play, several clubs including Tottenham are desperate for mid-week wins. Whether you’re a seasoned soccer bettor or taking your first kick at the odds, our in-depth previews and betting predictions will help give you the edge.
Covers Dec 7, 2018 - 5:54 PM ETClub matches highlights this weekend's action on the pitch and includes a must-win game for Chelsea if the hope to stay in the Top 4 of the EPL, but the Blues will be in tough against table leading Man City. Our in-depth previews and betting predictions will help give you a leg up on the competition.
Covers Dec 3, 2018 - 8:10 PM ETThe English Premier League heads into a rare mid-week schedule of games this week, highlighted by Manchester United hosting in-form Arsenal. Whether you’re a seasoned soccer bettor or taking your first kick at the footy odds, our in-depth previews and betting predictions will help give you an edge.
Covers Dec 11, 2018 - 12:42 PM ETThanks to online streaming services, cutting the cord from cable is now easier than ever for sports fans. Our resident Las Vegas expert, Marc Meltzer, walks you through some of the different streaming options available, to get your sports fix without those exorbitant cable bills.
Covers Dec 6, 2018 - 12:59 AM ETDifferent seasons present different reasons to drink a particular type of beer. During the summer we want a cold beer that we can drink quickly. But winter is different. Our "Man About Town" in Las Vegas Marc Meltzer gives you the low down on what to look for and where to find the best winter brews as the temperature drops.
Covers Dec 3, 2018 - 4:09 AM ETOur Las Vegas expert Marc Meltzer reminisces about the amazing year in music that 1993 was.
Covers Dec 3, 2018 - 3:53 AM ETAs a follow up to his piece about different cuts of beef and steak doneness, our "Man About Town" in Las Vegas, Marc Meltzer, shares some of his thoughts on the best restaurants to go to in Vegas for a steak dinner.
Covers Oct 22, 2018 - 1:52 AM ETTalking about sports betting in mainstream media just didn't happen until “SportsCenter with Scott Van Pelt” debuted three years ago. Now "Bad Beats" and "Significant to Some" are among the most popular segments around. Our Patrick Everson caught Van Pelt's keynote session at Global Gaming Exposition in Las Vegas.