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NFL Headlines

Gordon's growing role makes for tasty prop, and today's NFL odds and analysis

Covers Oct 17, 2018 - 1:30 PM ET
Week 7 of the NFL season is upon us and we're here to break down and deliver you the must-read notes to help you crack the pro football odds for this week. That includes a tasty prop for Josh Gordon as his role on the Patriots continues to expand, the Colts get Marlon Mack back and much. much more.

Allen unlikely to go for Bills this week, and today's NFL odds and analysis

Covers Oct 16, 2018 - 2:07 PM ET
Week 6 of the NFL season brought us another litany of injuries and we're here to break down and deliver you the must-read notes to help you crack the pro football odds for this week. That includes Josh Allen potentially missing some time for the Bills, the Rams losing one of their weapons and much, much more.

New Jersey sportsbook facing massive liability, needing 49ers Monday night

Covers Oct 15, 2018 - 6:16 PM ET
Patrick Everson checks in on the betting action and line movement for tonight’s Monday Night Football contest between the San Francisco 49ers and Green Bay Packers, with insights from John Sheeran, risk manager for FanDuel Sportsbook in New Jersey, and Will Bernanke, lead analyst for CG Analytics in Las Vegas.

Patriots should attract public bettors as short faves vs. Bears in NFL Week 7

Covers Oct 15, 2018 - 12:11 PM ET
Week 7 on the NFL schedule doesn’t have a game that just leaps off the page, but there are some intriguing matchups nonetheless. Covers checks in on the opening lines and early action for four such contests, with insights from John Murray, sportsbook manager at the Westgate Las Vegas Superbook.

49ers vs Packers NFL predictions and picks: Breakout night for Green Bay?

Covers Oct 15, 2018 - 1:41 AM ET
The Green Bay Packers came up short against the Detroit Lions last weekend and now they return home in prime time to face a San Francisco 49ers team that is without its starting quarterback. Ouch. We break down the five best ways to wager on Monday Night Football.

NBA Headlines

Middleton gets a buzz vs this foe, and today's NBA odds and analysis

Covers Oct 17, 2018 - 5:01 PM ET
After an opening-night NBA appetizer, we're treated to the main course as 22 more teams tip off their 2018-19 regular season campaigns on Wednesday night. We’re here to deliver need-to-know betting news, trends, and picks to help you crack the NBA odds for tonight's matchups.

Total too high without Westbrook, and today's NBA odds and analysis

Covers Oct 16, 2018 - 4:31 PM ET
It’s finally here! The NBA season tips off with a two-game slate with two preseason favorites facing off against very formidable opponents as the 76ers visit the Celtics and the Warriors host the Thunder. We’re here to deliver need-to-know betting news, trends, and picks to help with your opening day wagers.

The Sharp 600: Your 2018-19 NBA betting preview

Covers Oct 16, 2018 - 1:09 AM ET
Which NBA futures are the most popular amongst the sharp bettors in Las Vegas? Are LeBron and the Lakers poised to make a serious run at the Golden State Warriors? Joe Fortenbaugh talks with Ed Salmons, Race & Sportsbook Manager at SuperBook USA in Vegas, about that and more in our 2018-19 NBA betting preview.

The five best way too early NBA regular season win total value picks

Covers Sep 9, 2018 - 7:29 PM ET
Sportsbooks released their NBA regular season win totals earlier this week and with the hullabaloo of Opening Night and Christmas Day games getting announced there’s no better time to find value. Monique Vag gives her top Over and Under predictions for the NBA season win totals.

How to bet the pointspread

Covers Sep 5, 2018 - 3:52 PM ET
Betting against the pointspread is one of the most common ways to wager on sports like football and basketball. Oddsmakers will handicap a game by determining how many points one team should beat the other team by.

NCAAF Headlines

Stanford showing us some Love, and today's NCAAf odds and analysis

Covers Oct 17, 2018 - 6:13 PM ET
Will Stanford finally show us some Love when it visits Arizona State, will Texas Tech's Alan Bown be good to go this week and much, much more. We deliver you the need-to-know notes to help you crack this, and all of college football's biggest matchups in Week 8.

Bad news for Khalil Tate, and today's college football odds and analysis

Covers Oct 17, 2018 - 12:31 AM ET
A nightmare season has taken another rough turn for Khalil Tate. The Arizona Wildcats quarterback will miss this Saturday's Pac-12 encounter with UCLA as he recovers from a left ankle injury. We deliver you the need-to-know notes to help you crack this, and all of college football's biggest matchups in Week 8.

Michigan opens as a 7-point favorite at Michigan State in Week 7

Covers Oct 16, 2018 - 4:06 AM ET
A bragging-rights battle in the Great Lakes State is among the highlights on college football’s Week 8 docket. Covers checks in on the opening lines and early action for four matchups, with insights from Derek Wilkinson, sportsbook supervisor at the Westgate Las Vegas Superbook.

Sharp NCAAF bettors jump on Michigan odds in Big Ten battle vs. Wisconsin

Covers Oct 13, 2018 - 4:46 AM ET
Covers checks in on the action and line movement for several Week 7 college football games, with insights from John Murray, sportsbook manager at the Las Vegas Superbook, and Nick Bogdanovich, director of trading at William Hill US.

Wisconsin vs Michigan NCAAF picks and predictions: Big D in the Big House

Covers Oct 13, 2018 - 4:44 AM ET
Home is where the points have been for Michigan – but things are about to get a whole lot tougher as they welcome rival Wisconsin to The Big House on Saturday. The Wolverines and their No. 1 ranked defense are double-digit faves vs an underwhelming Badgers side. We break down the best ways to wager this Big Ten battle.

NCAAB Headlines

How to bet the pointspread

Covers Sep 5, 2018 - 3:52 PM ET
Betting against the pointspread is one of the most common ways to wager on sports like football and basketball. Oddsmakers will handicap a game by determining how many points one team should beat the other team by.

How to bet totals

Covers Sep 5, 2018 - 3:51 PM ET
Betting on totals – also known as the Over/Under – is one of the most common ways to wager on sports. Oddsmakers determine the total amount of points scored by both teams and set that number as the betting total.

How to bet parlays

Covers Sep 5, 2018 - 3:36 PM ET
Parlay betting involves tying two or more different wagers together but all wagers must be correct in order to win the parlay. The more bets that are parlayed together, the larger the potential payout. However, with each bet added to the parlay the chances of winning become smaller.

Four tips and tactics to bet college basketball betting odds like a sharp

Covers Apr 3, 2018 - 4:22 AM ET
College 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.

Villanova routs Michigan in title game, capping perfect ATS tourney run

Covers Apr 3, 2018 - 4:13 AM ET
The Villanova Wildcats overcame a slow start and blew past the Michigan Wolverines to capture their second national title in the past three years, covering the spread in the process and completing a perfect 6-0 ATS NCAA Tournament run.

MLB Headlines

MLB Playoffs Line Drive: October 17 postseason picks, odds and analysis

Covers Oct 17, 2018 - 3:09 PM ET
The Dodgers send their ace to the mound in search of a lead in the National League Championship Series, while the Astros look to bounce back after dropping Game 3 of the ALCS against the Red Sox. We look at Wednesday's postseason schedule with in-depth analysis, tips and picks in today's edition of MLB Playoff Line Drive.

Betting action on the dogs in tonight's MLB Championship Series matchups

Covers Oct 16, 2018 - 7:20 PM ET
Both of baseball’s league championship series are in action today, and the road underdogs are getting action. Covers checks in on the wagering and line movement, with insights from Will Bernanke, lead analyst for CG Analytics in Las Vegas.

MLB Playoffs Line Drive: October 16 postseason picks, odds and analysis

Covers Oct 16, 2018 - 6:16 PM ET
Nathan Eovaldi looks to keep the Houston Astros from trotting 'round the bases, while the Dodgers are primed to even the NLCS against visiting Milwaukee. We look at Tuesday's postseason schedule with in-depth analysis, tips and picks in today's edition of MLB Playoff Line Drive.

NLCS Game 3 bettors favoring the Dodgers at home and the Over

Covers Oct 15, 2018 - 6:46 PM ET
The National League Championship Series heads to Hollywood for the next two games. Covers checks in on the action and line movement for Game 3, with insights from Will Bernanke, lead analyst for CG Analytics, and John Sheeran, who manages risk for FanDuel Sportsbook at the Meadowlands in New Jersey.

Brewers vs Dodgers NLCS picks and predictions: Buehler gets Game 3

Covers Oct 15, 2018 - 4:38 PM ET
The National League Championship Series is now a best-of-five – and that benefits the Los Angeles Dodgers, who will look to take a 2-1 series lead when the teams converge on Dodger Stadium for Monday's Game 3. We break down the five best ways to bet this NLCS showdown on the West Coast.

NHL Headlines

This week's NHL betting predictions and picks: The surprising Habs

Covers Oct 16, 2018 - 2:08 PM ET
One of the early surprises this season has been the play of the Canadiens, and they will host the Blues on Wednesday in Montreal. 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 NHL odds for the early week matchups.

This weekend's NHL betting predictions and picks: Lamo will light up in D.C.

Covers Oct 13, 2018 - 10:33 PM ET
The top 2 scoring teams in the NHL face off as the Washington Capitals host the Toronto Maple Leafs Saturday night in D.C. 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 NHL odds for this weekend's early matchups.

Golden Knights vs Capitals NHL picks & predictions: Fast start for Cup rematch

Covers Oct 10, 2018 - 1:52 PM ET
With a break in the MLB postseason action we turn our attention to the ice, where we get treated to a Stanley Cup rematch as the Capitals host the Golden Knights on Wednesday night. Will the Knights exact some revenge, or will the Caps overwhelm them on home ice. We break down the best ways to wager this puck battle.

This week's NHL betting predictions and picks: Stanley Cup rematch

Covers Oct 9, 2018 - 1:05 PM ET
We're treated to a Stanley Cup rematch Wednesday night when the Golden Knights travel to Washington to take on the Capitals. 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 NHL odds for the early week matchups.

This weekend's NHL betting predictions and picks: Over the ocean

Covers Oct 5, 2018 - 10:32 PM ET
There should be fireworks when Taylor Hall faces his former team in Sweeden on Saturday, we get our first Battle of Ontario of the season and much more in our NHL betting cheat sheet. We're delivering the need-to-know betting notes, goalie profiles and injury news to help you crack the NHL odds for the early week matchups.

Soccer Headlines

Soccer superpowers collide, and this week's soccer odds and analysis

Covers Oct 15, 2018 - 4:12 PM ET
The UEFA Nations League continues this week with a meeting between France and Germany and many more great international matchups. 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 you turn a profit on the pitch.

Soccer superpowers collide, and this week's soccer odds and analysis

Covers Oct 15, 2018 - 4:12 PM ET
The UEFA Nations League continues this week with a meeting between France and Germany and many more great international matchups. 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 you turn a profit on the pitch.

Nations League highlights this weekend's soccer odds and analysis

Covers Oct 11, 2018 - 1:33 PM ET
The inaugural UEFA Nations League will see one of its biggest matches to date Friday as Croatia hosts England in a rematch of their World Cup semifinal tilt. 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 you turn a profit on the pitch.

Nations League highlights this weekend's soccer odds and analysis

Covers Oct 11, 2018 - 1:33 PM ET
The inaugural UEFA Nations League will see one of its biggest matches to date Friday as Croatia hosts England in a rematch of their World Cup semifinal tilt. 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 you turn a profit on the pitch.

Another clean sheet for Argentina, and this week's soccer odds and analysis

Covers Oct 10, 2018 - 12:48 PM ET
International friendly's take center stage in the soccer world, with big names like Italy, France, Spain and Argentina all taking the pitch this week. 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 you turn a profit on the pitch.

Industry Headlines

Acknowledging sports betting really resonated with viewers for SVP

Covers Oct 16, 2018 - 6:16 PM ET
Talking 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.

The new age TV every sports bettor needs in their man cave

Covers Oct 15, 2018 - 1:10 AM ET
Football season is always a good excuse to upgrade TV’s. There are so many options to watch TV nowadays that they can all start to look the same. But sometimes you see something that is a real game changer. Our "Man About Town" in Las Vegas Marc Meltzer found an Ultra 4K laser projector that belongs on every sports bettor's holiday wish list.

Nothing goes better with sports betting than your own home brew

Covers Oct 14, 2018 - 8:11 PM ET
What is a beer lover to do when they've tried every tap at their local watering hole and grown tired of the selection at their neighborhood? Why, brew their own suds of course. Our "Man About Town" Marc Meltzer looks at the wide world of beer kits and set you on the first step to becoming your own brew master.

Check patterned shirts offer something for everyone

Covers Jul 13, 2018 - 6:40 PM ET
Marc Meltzer takes a look at the different check patterns (square patterns) available in the world of casual and business shirts. A good check pattern can set you on the way to a great summer look and/or turning some heads at the office.

Player's Club links between Vegas and other U.S. sports betting locations

Covers Jun 25, 2018 - 10:02 PM ET
Las Vegas has been the only legal home of sports betting in the United States, but that’s starting to change as other states start to legalize sports gambling. One thing to consider when visiting these new sports betting destinations is the player's clubs that may be linked nationally. Marc Meltzer takes a look at the best point earning options.