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The Sharp 600: Is this the Chargers' year in a very competitive AFC West?

Covers Aug 13, 2018 - 7:03 PM ET
Are the Raiders still a hot commodity in Las Vegas despite last season’s 6-10 campaign? Can the Chargers finally get out of their own way and take advantage of one of the most talented rosters in the league? Ed Salmons, Manager of the Westgate LV Superbook, joins Joe Fortenbaugh to answer those questions and more.

Vikings' secret weapon, and Saturday's NFL preseason odds and analysis

Covers Aug 11, 2018 - 12:39 PM ET
There are two NFL preseason games on the board Saturday night - Vikings at Broncos, and Chargers at Cardinals - and we dive into the must-know news and notes for handicapping the NFL odds around this pair of tune-up tilts.

Penalties plaguing the Jets, and Friday's NFL preseason odds and analysis

Covers Aug 10, 2018 - 1:57 AM ET
There are just two NFL preseason games on the board Friday night - Falcons at Jets and Lions at Raiders - and we dive into the must-know news and notes for handicapping the NFL odds around this pair of tune-up tilts.

Sharp bettors big on Browns, Colts as preseason ramps up

Covers Aug 9, 2018 - 6:59 PM ET
Covers checks in on the action for a handful of matchups on tonight’s 12-game NFL preseason slate, with insights from Jeff Stoneback at MGM Resorts sportsbooks in Las Vegas and D.J. Fields at offshore sportsbook Bookmaker.eu.

Bettors buying into Browns, and today's NFL preseason odds and analysis

Covers Aug 9, 2018 - 12:23 PM ET
There are 12 NFL preseason games on the board Thursday night, giving football fans their first go at the NFL odds this season. We dive into the must-know news and notes for handicapping some of tonight’s tune-up tilts.

NBA Headlines

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

Covers Aug 15, 2018 - 2:34 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.

Sportsbooks deliver an early holiday gift with NBA Christmas Day odds

Covers Aug 9, 2018 - 5:43 PM ET
During the “Dog Days of Summer”, Christmas Day is the last thing on sports bettors’ minds. But the NBA shook us from our summer slumber, releasing its schedule for Open Night and the Christmas Day showcase games this week. Here's a look at the best betting matchups.

Landing LeBron isn't the only reason why the Lakers' odds are crazy

Covers Jul 24, 2018 - 7:05 PM ET
LeBron James has signed with the Los Angeles Lakers, which is something Las Vegas bookies have been bracing for since opening futures odds on the 2018-19 NBA Championship. Jason Logan looks at the Lakers' current price to win the title and tells you why it's not all about LeBron when it comes to these NBA odds.

NBA 2019 title odds: Four best value bets

Covers Jul 24, 2018 - 7:04 PM ET
The 2018 NBA offseason is expected to be a busy one according to league insiders. Sportsbooks are speculating themselves on where some of the big names will land and it's impacting the NBA futures market. Ashton Grewal surveys the board to find the four best value bets to win the 2019 NBA title.

Latest title odds signify end of an era for Spurs after Leonard-DeRozan swap

Covers Jul 24, 2018 - 7:01 PM ET
We are a week removed from the trade that rocked the NBA World when the San Antonio Spurs sent disgruntled superstar Kawhi Leonard to the Raptors in exchange for face-of-the-franchise DeMar DeRozan. So, now that the dust has settled, we can look at the latest NBA title odds and more importantly, can anyone touch the Warriors?

NCAAF Headlines

Will Michigan avoid bans, and today's college football odds and analysis

Covers Aug 15, 2018 - 5:56 PM ET
We’re getting you ready for kickoff with our daily betting predictions, odds analysis, and expert insight to help you win your NCAA football wagers this fall. Will Michigan avoid the same sort of bans handed down to North Carolina? The LSU QB picture becomes clearer and the turmoil at Maryland continues in today's notes.

Volunteering for QB at Tennessee, and today's NCAAF odds and analysis

Covers Aug 14, 2018 - 5:53 PM ET
The college football season is almost here. We’re getting you ready for kickoff with our daily betting predictions, odds analysis, and expert insight to help you win your NCAA football wagers this fall. Today we evaluate what the QB battle at Tennessee means for their Week 1 odds and much more.

Turmoil at Maryland, and today's college football odds and analysis

Covers Aug 11, 2018 - 5:11 PM ET
The college football season is almost here. We’re getting you ready for kickoff with our daily betting predictions, odds analysis, and expert insight to help you win your NCAA football wagers this fall. Today we look at what turmoil at Maryland means for their Week 1 odds, Georgia bolstered their recieving corps, and much more.

Nothing settled in Nebraska QB battle, and today's NCAAF odds and analysis

Covers Aug 10, 2018 - 6:04 PM ET
The college football season is almost here. We’re getting you ready for kickoff with our daily betting predictions, odds analysis, and expert insight to help you win your NCAA football wagers this fall. Today we look at what the three-way quarterback battle means for Nebraska's Week 1 odds, Bill Synder returns to K-State and much more.

Rich get richer as Kaho is Bama-bound, and today's NCAAF odds and analysis

Covers Aug 9, 2018 - 5:18 PM ET
The NCAAF season is almost here. We’re getting you ready for kickoff with our daily betting predictions, odds analysis, and expert insight to help you win your NCAA football wagers this fall. Today we look at the odds impact of Alabama adding another top recruit, while two other top programs lose key players.

NCAAB Headlines

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.

Way too early odds and picks to win the 2019 college hoops national title

Covers Apr 3, 2018 - 4:13 AM ET
Just because the college basketball season is over doesn't mean you have to stop betting on the sport. Many sportsbooks already have their odds posted on who'll cut down the nets in 2019. Ashton Grewal surveys the odds and makes his favorite picks to win the college hoops' national championship a year from now.

Sharps and squares lining up on same side for national championship game

Covers Apr 2, 2018 - 9:10 PM ET
The college basketball season has 40 minutes remaining – unless, of course, tonight’s national championship game goes to overtime. Covers checks in on the action and line movement for the NCAA Tournament final, with insights from Will Bernanke, lead analyst for CG Analytics in Las Vegas, and Mike Jerome, lines manager for offshore sportsbook TopBet.eu.

National Championship Game betting preview and odds: Michigan vs Villanova

Covers Apr 2, 2018 - 2:02 AM ET
Villanova is looking for their second national championship in three years while the Michigan Wolverines haven't won the tournament since 1989, losing in the championship game in 1992, 1993 and 2013. We break down all the betting angles to help you handicap the 2018 national championship.

MLB Headlines

Nationals vs Cardinals betting picks and predictions: Under too obvious?

Covers Aug 15, 2018 - 2:54 PM ET
The Cardinals looked like they were out of the postseason picture – but a seven-game winning streak has the Cards looking dangerous as they host the Washington Nationals on Wednesday night. The Cards are back in the race thanks in large part to an offense that's produced six or more runs in six consecutive games.

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

Covers Aug 15, 2018 - 2:33 PM ET
There is no one hotter on the planet than Braves rookie sensation Ronald Acuña Jr. The young outfielder is tearing off the cover off the ball, but where is the value in betting his streak? We break down the complete MLB schedule with in-depth analysis, tips and our favorite picks in today's edition of MLB Daily Line Drive.

Mariners vs Athletics MLB betting picks and predictions: Cano returns

Covers Aug 14, 2018 - 4:59 PM ET
The A's are firmly in control of one of the AL wild-card spots – but the Mariners have two things going for them heading into Tuesday's encounter. Seattle sends sensational southpaw James Paxton and more importantly, the M's are welcome back Robinson Cano back to the lineup after an 80-game PED suspension.

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

Covers Aug 14, 2018 - 3:18 PM ET
The "Ohio Cup" continues Tuesday night in Cincinnati between the Indians and the Reds. With the season series tied at 2-2, Corey Kluber looks to make in impact in Game 5. We break down the complete MLB schedule with in-depth analysis, tips and our favorite picks in today's edition of MLB Daily Line Drive.

Giants vs Dodgers MLB betting picks and predictions: Ace vs Ace

Covers Aug 13, 2018 - 4:46 PM ET
One of the most entertaining lefty matchups in baseball will be extended by one more chapter Monday night as Madison Bumgarner and the Giants take on Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers. We give you the five best ways to wager on "MadBum" versus "The Claw".

NHL Headlines

NHL Stanley Cup 2019 odds: Five value bets for next season

Covers Jun 8, 2018 - 3:03 AM ET
The Zambonis have been parked for the summer and the beer is flowing into Lord Stanley’s Cup for Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals. Another NHL season is behind us but hockey handicappers are already asking themselves who’ll be raising the Cup this time next season.

Vegas books continue to root for Knights despite massive liability

Covers Jun 7, 2018 - 8:39 PM ET
Lord Stanley’s Cup just might get hoisted tonight in the shadow of the Vegas Strip – though if that should happen, it won’t be by the home team. Covers checks in on the action and movement for Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final, with insights from Chris Andrews, from the South Point, and D.J. Fields, from Bookmaker.eu.

NHL Stanley Cup Final 4-Check: Best ways to bet Captials-Golden Knights Game 5

Covers Jun 7, 2018 - 2:27 PM ET
The Capitals can claim their first Stanley Cup in franchise history with a victory on the road tonight against the Golden Knights. Our "NHL 4-Check" gives you four great ways to wager on Thursday's Game 5 with expectations of a desperate Knights' performance.

NHL Stanley Cup Final Game 5 betting preview: Golden Knights at Capitals

Covers Jun 7, 2018 - 12:37 AM ET
The Capitals are venturing to Vegas with more than just breaking the bank on their minds ... they are looking to capture their first Stanley Cup title in franchise history. The Caps can do precisely that Thursday as they look to secure Washington's first professional championship since 1992 with a win over the Knights in Game 5.

Las Vegas bettors continue to hammer Knights for Stanley Cup Final Game 4

Covers Jun 4, 2018 - 7:16 PM ET
Alex Ovechkin can take a huge step toward an elusive first title when the Stanley Cup Final resumes tonight for Game 4. Covers checks in on the action and moneyline movement, with insights from Nick Bogdanovich, director of trading for William Hill US, and John Murray, manager at the Westgate LV Superbook.

Soccer Headlines

Champions League qualifying and MLS highlight this week's soccer odds

Covers Aug 13, 2018 - 9:23 PM ET
After a thrilling summer of World Cup action, soccer odds are drawing a lot of new eyeballs. 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.

Champions League qualifying and MLS highlight this week's soccer odds

Covers Aug 13, 2018 - 9:23 PM ET
After a thrilling summer of World Cup action, soccer odds are drawing a lot of new eyeballs. 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.

Manchester City and Europe's elite soccer clubs top the Champions League odds

Covers Aug 10, 2018 - 2:52 PM ET
The 2018-19 Champions League schedule is set to start in September with the top soccer clubs in Europe fighting it out over an exhaustive tournament, leading to the final game on June 1 in Madrid. Here’s a look at the odds to win the 2018-19 Champions League crown.

How to handicap the soccer odds

Covers Aug 10, 2018 - 1:53 PM ET
If you're looking for an edge when betting soccer odds, Covers Experts' Soccer Authority points out some helpful handicapping tips and tactics to help you win big when betting the "Beautiful Game".

How to bet soccer odds

Covers Aug 10, 2018 - 1:37 PM ET
If you're new to betting soccer, here's a helpful "How To" for recognizing all the different soccer odds, including three-way betting, Asian handicap, goal totals and more.

Industry Headlines

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.

A new wallet will help make you feel more organized - even if you're not

Covers Jun 10, 2018 - 3:15 PM ET
Remember when Jerry told George that his good friend was morbidly obese? He was talking about George’s wallet. The wallet was so large that George hurt his back. No thank you. Marc Meltzer takes a look at some great options to help thin the pocket clutter and save your back from disaster.

NBA Summer League in Las Vegas will be bigger and better than ever in 2018

Covers Jun 4, 2018 - 1:43 PM ET
What a time to be alive to be alive for basketball fans. Shortly after the season ends, the NBA Draft will lead into one of the best basketball events of the year in Las Vegas. Marc Meltzer takes a look at the 14th annual NBA Summer League event that will have Sin City buzzing with basketball excitement.

Free things to do on your next visit to Las Vegas

Covers May 23, 2018 - 3:46 PM ET
Long gone are the days of Las Vegas being a haven for free activities and amenities for tourists. However, the savvy visitor will know where to go to enjoy some time away from the cash-grabbing casino properties. Marc Meltzer outlines a few of his favorite free (for now) adventures in Sin City.
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