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Betting on more Foles magic, and today's NFL odds and analysis

Covers Dec 18, 2018 - 2:40 PM ET
Déjà 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.

Sharp bettors hit Panthers' odds, Under for NFL clash against Saints

Covers Dec 17, 2018 - 10:32 PM ET
Week 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.

Early bettors like Saints' odds for key NFL Week 16 battle vs. Steelers

Covers Dec 17, 2018 - 5:09 AM ET
Covers 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.

Saints vs Panthers picks & predictions: Will McCaffrey shred Saints on MNF?

Covers Dec 17, 2018 - 12:21 AM ET
The 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.

Eagles vs Rams picks and predictions: Can Foles find magic as big dog

Covers Dec 16, 2018 - 1:54 PM ET
The 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.

NBA Headlines

Can Mavs solve Nuggets' defense? And today's NBA odds and analysis

Covers Dec 18, 2018 - 6:24 PM ET
The 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.

Bet on this underrated big man, and today's NBA odds and analysis

Covers Dec 17, 2018 - 9:56 PM ET
Eight 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.

Lakers to get buckets vs Wizards, and today's NBA odds and analysis

Covers Dec 16, 2018 - 5:57 PM ET
There 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

Clippers-Thunder rolling towards Under, and today's NBA odds and analysis

Covers Dec 15, 2018 - 6:34 PM ET
Saturday'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.

Thunder vs Nuggets picks & predictions: Dogs dominating this matchup

Covers Dec 14, 2018 - 5:20 PM ET
It'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.

NCAAF Headlines

Boca Raton Bowl picks & predictions: Can UAB beat NIU for first bowl win?

Covers Dec 18, 2018 - 1:17 PM ET
Bowl 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' College Football Bowl Betting Bible: Book IV - The Travel Factor

Covers Dec 16, 2018 - 6:28 AM ET
For 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' College Football Bowl Betting Bible: Book III - The Layoff Matters

Covers Dec 15, 2018 - 2:34 PM ET
A 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.

Las Vegas Bowl picks and predictions: Can Sun Devils score without Harry

Covers Dec 15, 2018 - 2:27 PM ET
Bowl 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.

Sharp bettors hit Fresno State odds for Las Vegas Bowl matchup vs. ASU

Covers Dec 15, 2018 - 7:25 AM ET
Covers 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.

NCAAB Headlines

North Carolina vs Michigan picks and predictions: Wolverines rule at home

Covers Nov 28, 2018 - 6:25 PM ET
Fans 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.

Indiana vs Duke picks & predictions: Blue Devils primed to rebound

Covers Nov 27, 2018 - 6:15 PM ET
Indiana 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.

Early odds to win the NCAA Basketball Championship: Duke still on top

Covers Nov 26, 2018 - 8:01 PM ET
Three 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.

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

Covers Nov 6, 2018 - 5:28 PM ET
NCAA 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.

The one bet sportsbooks don't want you to make

Covers Nov 6, 2018 - 5:28 PM ET
Every 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.

MLB Headlines

Digging for early betting value in the 2019 World Series futures odds

Covers Nov 8, 2018 - 5:17 PM ET
The 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.

Majority of tickets on World Series Game 5 being written on underdog Sox

Covers Oct 28, 2018 - 8:56 PM ET
Covers 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.

Red Sox vs Dodgers World Series Game 5 betting picks and predictions

Covers Oct 28, 2018 - 7:34 PM ET
We 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.

Bettors regional bias' showing up ahead of Game 4 of the World Series

Covers Oct 27, 2018 - 9:26 PM ET
Game 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.

Red Sox vs Dodgers World Series Game 4 betting picks and predictions

Covers Oct 27, 2018 - 8:36 PM ET
The 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.

NHL Headlines

This week's NHL picks & predictions: Two greats tangle in Caps-Pens game

Covers Dec 17, 2018 - 5:08 PM ET
Alex 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.

Bet on Ovechkin, and this weekend's NHL betting predictions and picks

Covers Dec 15, 2018 - 2:35 PM ET
Alex 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.

This week's NHL picks and predictions: This trend could decide Ducks-Stars

Covers Dec 10, 2018 - 2:41 PM ET
This 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.

A Wild trend in Edmonton highlights this weekend's NHL predictions & picks

Covers Dec 7, 2018 - 2:48 PM ET
Visits 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.

Caps vs Golden Knights NHL picks and predictions: Deja vu in Cup Rematch

Covers Dec 4, 2018 - 7:21 PM ET
T-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.

Soccer Headlines

Bayern big favorites vs Leipzig, and this week's soccer odds and analysis

Covers Dec 17, 2018 - 6:17 PM ET
The 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.

Liverpool favored against Man U, and this weekend's soccer odds and analysis

Covers Dec 13, 2018 - 10:38 PM ET
Domestic 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.

Tottenham must win in Barcelona, and this week's soccer odds and analysis

Covers Dec 10, 2018 - 4:12 PM ET
With 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.

Man City could have Chelsea blue and this weekend's soccer odds & analysis

Covers Dec 7, 2018 - 5:54 PM ET
Club 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.

Manchester United must win against Arsenal, and this week's soccer odds and analysis

Covers Dec 3, 2018 - 8:10 PM ET
The 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.

Industry Headlines

Cutting the cord: Sports in the era of streaming

Covers Dec 11, 2018 - 12:42 PM ET
Thanks 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.

Why winter beer season is the best beer season

Covers Dec 6, 2018 - 12:59 AM ET
Different 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.

From "August and Everything After" to "Zooropa," 1993 had amazing albums

Covers Dec 3, 2018 - 4:09 AM ET
Our Las Vegas expert Marc Meltzer reminisces about the amazing year in music that 1993 was.

Where to get a striploin on the Strip: A carnivore's guide to Las Vegas

Covers Dec 3, 2018 - 3:53 AM ET
As 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.

Acknowledging sports betting really resonated with viewers for SVP

Covers Oct 22, 2018 - 1:52 AM 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.
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