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NFL prop odds picks and predictions: Who will lead the league in receiving?

Covers Jun 14, 2019 - 3:02 PM ET
The NFL is a receivers’ league, with the top pass catchers serving as its leading men. PointsBet.com has plenty of talented WRs and TEs headlining the odds on the NFL's leading receiver, and Jason Logan runs down the favorites and underdogs worth a wager in the NFL prop markets.

NFL prop bets picks & predictions: Which QB will lead the league in passing?

Covers Jun 3, 2019 - 6:13 PM ET
There’s still a lot of distance between now and Week 1, but you can kill that time by capping the vast menu of offseason NFL betting odds – like which quarterback will lead the NFL in passing yards this upcoming season. Jason Logan looks at the favorites and gives his best underdog bets.

NFL season win totals see surprise sharp money on these Over/Under odds

Covers May 6, 2019 - 11:14 AM ET
NFL season win totals have been on the board at the famed Superbook in Las Vegas since late April, and already sharp players and square bettors have had their say in how the 2019 schedule will shake down. Patrick Everson looks at the early action and adjustments to the NFL season win totals.

Betting 2019 NFL schedule: Toughest situational spot for every NFC team

Covers May 2, 2019 - 11:12 AM ET
The 2019 NFL schedule still has that “new car” smell and sportsbooks were quick to react with their NFL betting odds for Week 1, but there are plenty of pitfalls on the calendar beyond the season openers. Jason Logan has some sensational spot bets for every single NFC team.

Public pounding top pick prop as NJ gets first taste of NFL Draft betting

Covers Apr 25, 2019 - 3:30 PM ET
New Jersey sportsbook operators and bettors are getting their first taste of the NFL Draft, which takes place Thursday-Sunday. There are a variety of proposition bets, and customers have been eager to jump in, showing once again that you can never have too much NFL on the betting board.

NBA Headlines

Lakers land Davis, confirm what Vegas NBA championship odds already knew

Covers Jun 15, 2019 - 8:41 PM ET
The Los Angeles Lakers reached an agreement on a blockbuster trade to acquire Anthony Davis from the New Orleans Pelicans. Covers checks in with a few sportsbook operators for insights on how that impacts the 2019-20 championship futures book.

Davis first move in crazy offseason that has Lakers faves for 2019-20 title

Covers Jun 14, 2019 - 10:59 PM ET
Raptors fans are still partying in the streets of Toronto, but oddsmakers have already turned their attention to next season, and they aren’t sure the Raps reign as Kings of the North will be a long one. With Antony Davis on his way to La La Land, LeBron and the Lakers are now the NBA title faves.

Biggest bets and line moves: Raptors-Warriors draw 2-way play for Game 6

Covers Jun 13, 2019 - 5:15 PM ET
The Golden State Warriors, again minus Kevin Durant, host the Toronto Raptors in Game 6 of the NBA Finals. Covers checks in on the action and odds movement, with insights from Tony DiTommaso, risk manager for CG Technology in Las Vegas.

Raptors vs Warriors predictions and picks: Curry to orchestrate offense

Covers Jun 13, 2019 - 9:30 AM ET
If Toronto want to close out the series against the Golden State Warriors and capture the NBA title tonight, they will have to do so on the road at Oracle Arena as 2.5-point underdogs. We break down the odds for this matchup and give our predictions and best bets for Game 6 of the NBA Finals.

Biggest bets and line moves: Bettors hit Warriors' odds for Game 5 vs. Raptors

Covers Jun 10, 2019 - 5:00 PM ET
As Game 5 of the NBA Finals approaches, it appears Kevin Durant is a near mortal lock to play Monday night. Covers checks in on the action and odds movement, with insights from John Murray, director of The SuperBook at Westgate.

NCAAF Headlines

Bettors hit early odds for college FB Games of the Year at Golden Nugget

Covers May 30, 2019 - 8:29 PM ET
The wait is over for college football bettors as The Golden Nugget in Las Vegas released betting lines and odds for the top 100 NCAA games of the upcoming season. Patrick Everson chats with Tony Miller and Aaron Kessler, sportsbook directors at the Golden Nugget, while tracking some early action and line changes.

Alabama and Clemson top the opening NCAA football season win totals

Covers May 3, 2019 - 3:07 PM ET
College football programs across the country are just coming off their spring game practices and won't take the field for meaningful action until the end of August. However, in New Jersey sportsbooks, fans of NCAA football are starting to think ahead with the posting of season win totals.

The best bets to win the 2020 college football national championship

Covers Jan 18, 2019 - 10:17 AM ET
The 2018-19 college football season is in the books and while Clemson is still revelling in their national championship trouncing of Alabama with the best fast food money can buy, we turn our attention to the national championship odds for next season. Andrew Caley gives you his favorite not obvious bets to win it all next year.

Clemson the favorite in 2020 title odds after beatdown of Alabama

Covers Jan 10, 2019 - 11:58 AM ET
Clemson completely dominated Alabama 44-16 as 5-point underdogs in the CFP national championship game behind an outstanding performance from true-freshman quarterback Trevor Lawrence and as a result, the Tigers have supplanted the Crimson Tide as the favorites to repeat as national champions.

Public playing both sides of Clemson-Alabama clash

Covers Jan 7, 2019 - 6:29 PM ET
For the third time in four years, Alabama and Clemson will square off in the national championship game. Covers checks in on the late action and line movement, with insights from Nick Bogdanovich, director of trading for William Hill US sportsbooks, and Will Bernanke, lead analyst for CG Analytics in Las Vegas.

NCAAB Headlines

Memphis surging in odds for 2020 NCAA Basketball national championship

Covers May 31, 2019 - 11:25 AM ET
With most of the high school class of 2019 signed and the NBA Draft early withdrawal period over, the college basketball picture for 2019-2020 just became more clear. We look at the futures for the 2020 National Title with odds courtesy of the Superbook at Westgate in Las Vegas.

Sharp 600: Krackomberger talks NCAA Finals and behind the scenes of "Action"

Covers Apr 8, 2019 - 3:03 PM ET
Joe Fortenbaugh gives out his picks and predictions for Monday night's NCAA championship game between Virginia and Texas Tech, and also talks with professional sports bettor Bill Krackomberger, who stars on the new Showtime series, “Action.”

Today's biggest bets & line moves: Books need Virginia in NCAA Championship

Covers Apr 8, 2019 - 2:47 PM ET
March Madness comes to a close on this early April Monday night, with the NCAA Tournament’s championship game. Covers checks in on the action and odds movement for tonight’s showdown, with insights from Nick Bogdanovich, director of trading for William Hill US.

NCAA National Championship: Texas Tech vs Virginia predictions & best bets

Covers Apr 8, 2019 - 11:42 AM ET
March Madness comes to a close with the Texas Tech Red Raiders taking on the Virginia Cavaliers. The odds have Virginia as a slight 1.5-point favorite in Minneapolis, but there’s more to bet than just the spread. We look at the best bets and predictions for Texas Tech vs. Virginia.

NCAA Championship Virginia vs Texas Tech: Who will cover the pointspread?

Covers Apr 7, 2019 - 7:30 PM ET
A first-time champion will be crowned on Monday night when the Virginia Cavaliers take on the Texas Tech Raiders in the 2019 NCAA Tournament national championship game. Covers writers Brandon DuBreuil and Rohit Ponnaiya go head-to-head, giving three reasons why Texas Tech or Virginia will cover.

MLB Headlines

MLB Daily Line Drive: June 18 free picks, betting odds and analysis

Covers Jun 18, 2019 - 12:09 PM ET
Sound the gong! It's Jacob deGrom Day as the Mets visit the Braves and Justin Verlander continues to have value on the road as the Astros visit the Reds. We break down the odds for these games and much more with our in-depth analysis, betting trends and fearless predictions in our MLB Daily Line Drive.

MLB Daily Line Drive: June 17 free picks, betting odds and analysis

Covers Jun 17, 2019 - 11:25 AM ET
We start off the new week with 12 games on the MLB schedule, including the red-hot Atlanta Braves and rookie phenom Mike Soroka taking on the New York Mets. We break down the odds for that game and much more as we bring you the top betting notes, trends and in-depth analysis on the diamond in our MLB Daily Line Drive.

MLB Daily Line Drive: June 16 free picks, betting odds and analysis

Covers Jun 16, 2019 - 10:26 AM ET
There are 15 baseball games this Sunday for Father's Day and what better way to relax than watching America's national pastime and maybe making a few wagers? We break down the odds and best bets for today's action, including backing the Dodgers bats at home, as we bring you in-depth analysis in our MLB Daily Line Drive.

MLB Daily Line Drive: June 15 free picks, betting odds and analysis

Covers Jun 15, 2019 - 12:49 PM ET
Charlie Morton looks to stay hot as the Rays host the Halos and the Mets hope to respond when they send Noah Syndergaard to the bump for Game 3 against the Cardinals. We break down the odds for these games and much more with our in-depth analysis, betting trends and fearless predictions in our MLB Daily Line Drive.

MLB Daily Line Drive: June 14 free picks, betting odds and analysis

Covers Jun 14, 2019 - 11:13 AM ET
The Brewers, led by Christian Yelich, can hit the ball out of the park and will be playing against one of the worst batting teams in the league in San Francisco. We break down the odds for that game and much more with our in-depth analysis, betting trends and predictions for the action on the diamond in our MLB Line Drive.

NHL Headlines

Books still sold on Lightning as betting favorite in 2020 Stanley Cup odds

Covers Jun 13, 2019 - 3:37 PM ET
Despite getting knocked out in the first round of the NHL playoffs, books are still sold on the Tampa Bay Lightning and Toronto Maple Leafs as favorites to hoist the Stanley Cup next year. We still have "Gloria" ringing in our ears but we take an early look at the NHL futures odds for 2019-2020.

Biggest bets and line moves: Bettors on Bruins' puckline for Game 7 vs. Blues

Covers Jun 12, 2019 - 4:59 PM ET
Wednesday night brings playoff hockey to its pinnacle, with a Game 7 in the Stanley Cup Final. Covers checks in on the action and odds movement for the Blues-Bruins clash, with insights from Jeff Davis, director of trading for Caesars Palace sportsbooks.

Blues vs Bruins picks and props: Bruins best bet to hoist Cup after Game 7

Covers Jun 11, 2019 - 11:10 PM ET
For the 17th time in NHL history, the Stanley Cup finals will be decided in a seventh game – and oddsmakers like the home team to prevail Wednesday night as the Boston Bruins welcome the St. Louis Blues to TD Garden. We give our predictions and best picks for Game 7 of the Stanley Cup final.

Biggest bets and line moves: Bettors on Blues' odds in Game 6 vs. Bruins

Covers Jun 9, 2019 - 3:58 PM ET
Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final highlights this Sunday in sports, as the Blues host the Bruins. Covers checks in on the action and odds movement, with insights from Matt Lindeman, oddsmaker for Caesars Palace sportsbooks in Las Vegas.

Bruins vs Blues picks and predictions: Don't declare Bruins dead just yet

Covers Jun 9, 2019 - 12:59 AM ET
The Blues are a win away from their first-ever Stanley Cup title – and if they hope to hoist hockey's most famous chalice in their own arena, they'll probably need another terrific performance from their unflappable rookie goaltender as they host the Bruins on Sunday night. We break down all the best ways to wager Game 6.

Soccer Headlines

Soccer odds, free picks & predictions: Chile needs big win in Copa America

Covers Jun 18, 2019 - 3:44 PM ET
We dive into soccer action in the Western Hemisphere with a slew of matches in the Copa America and CONCACAF Gold Cup, highlighted by a showdown between Chile and Ecuador on Friday. We break down the football odds with our betting trends, in-depth analysis and predictions to help you turn a profit on the pitch.

Uruguay to keep Ecuador winless and this weekend's soccer odds & best bets

Covers Jun 14, 2019 - 6:11 PM ET
Uruguay kick off the Copa America tournament as big favorites against an Ecuador side that is winless in international play this year. We dive into the start of that tournament while also breaking down the odds and giving you the best betting notes for the Women's World Cup in our soccer betting report for the weekend.

France has value with this prop and this week's soccer odds & best bets

Covers Jun 10, 2019 - 3:41 PM ET
It's a full slate of international matches for the 2020 Euro Championship qualifiers and you could get some value betting on heavy favorite France if you take this line. We cover the top matches in Europe and dive into the Women's World Cup as we look at the odds, betting trends and notes for the early week of soccer action.

Portugal to shine on offense and this weekend's soccer odds and best bets

Covers Jun 7, 2019 - 10:20 AM ET
The UEFA Nations League final kicks off this weekend with Portugal and the Netherlands facing off in what should be a high-scoring match. We dig into that match, Euro 2020 qualifying and much more as we break down the odds and bring you the best betting notes and analysis in the world of soccer.

Women's World Cup 2019: Odds to win, best picks, and live underdogs

Covers Jun 4, 2019 - 11:51 AM ET
According to the odds to win the Women’s World Cup, host France are the favorites but will face plenty of competition for that mantle from a handful of other countries, including United States. We break down the Women’s World Cup betting odds, looking at the best bets and live underdogs.

Industry Headlines

Mctrap wins $25,000 in the Covers Streak Survivor contest!

Covers Jun 17, 2019 - 9:36 AM ET
Covers user mctrap has won $25,000 in the free-to-play Streak Survivor betting contest after hitting 21 consecutive wins. He's now just four wins away from the $100,000 grand prize. Find out his approach when handicapping his daily plays and follow his remarkable run to $25K and beyond.

Covers talks with mctrap as he nears $25,000 in the Streak Survivor contest!

Covers Jun 13, 2019 - 11:11 AM ET
Covers user mctrap sits just one win away from taking home $25,000 and five wins away from $100,000 in the free-to-play Streak Survivor betting contest!

Illinois Sports Betting

Covers Jun 12, 2019 - 10:19 AM ET
Learn about sports betting in Illinois, including sports betting laws and where to bet on sports online and in person.

Covers user mctrap inches closer to $25,000 in the Streak Survivor contest!

Covers Jun 6, 2019 - 9:46 AM ET
Covers user mctrap picked up another win on Tuesday and now sits just one win away from 21 consecutive wins — and $25,000 — in our free-to-play Streak Survivor contest! Follow his streak and find out how to start your own run to $100,000!

Circa Sports' launch gives bettors fresh odds option in downtown Vegas

Covers May 31, 2019 - 12:20 AM ET
Circa Sports is ready to reveal its first sportsbook, inside the Golden Gate on Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas. Circa Sports is the brainchild of Derek Stevens, an avid sports betting fan who is CEO of The D Las Vegas and the Golden Gate..
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