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NFL Headlines

NFL Week 12 Injuries, Weather, Consensus, Pros vs Joes & More

Nov 29, 2020 - 9:25 AM ET

A hip injury will sideline Chicago QB Nick Foles, meaning Mitchell Trubisky is back as the starter against Green Bay on Sunday Night Football.

NFL Best Bets and Player Props for Week 12

Nov 29, 2020 - 9:21 AM ET

Philadelphia TE Dallas Goedert has pulled in 25 percent of the team's air yards over the last two weeks.

NFL Parlay and Teaser Picks Week 12

Nov 27, 2020 - 10:45 AM ET

The Seahawks are facing the wretched Eagles on Monday Night Football, and the Covers staff are hoping Seattle can give them something to cheer for.

Monday Night Football picks, predictions: Seahawks vs Eagles

Nov 26, 2020 - 3:07 PM ET

Seven-time Pro-Bowler Russell Wilson is having another MVP caliber season, completing 70.7 percent of his passes for 2,986 yards and 30 touchdowns through 10 games.

NBA Headlines

NBA Championship odds: Lakers Favored Again

Nov 28, 2020 - 10:26 AM ET

The Los Angeles Lakers are again early favorites for the 2021 NBA title, opening at +400, and now sitting at +300.

2021 NBA MVP Odds: Luka Takes the Lead

Nov 21, 2020 - 10:58 AM ET

Luka Doncic had one of the most impressive sophomore seasons in NBA history, and oddsmakers like him to continue his ascent, marking him as the early 2020-21 MVP favorite (+450).

NBA Rookie of the Year Odds: Ball Early Favorite

Nov 20, 2020 - 9:22 AM ET

LaMelo Ball (+400) landed in an ideal situation for Rookie of the Year candidacy, on the identity and expectation-less Charlotte Hornets.

2020 NBA Draft Odds: Ball and Edwards neck-and-neck

Nov 17, 2020 - 11:38 AM ET

Internet lightning rod LaMelo Ball has overtaken Anthony Edwards (-106) as the favorite to go No. 1 in the NBA draft, rising to -115 odds.

2020 NBA Draft best bets and predictions

Nov 15, 2020 - 1:27 PM ET

While there is a level of mystery surrounding James Wiseman, the 7-foot-1 center has bulked up in a big way and looks like an ideal fit for the Golden State Warriors at No. 2 overall.

NCAAF Headlines

College Football Odds Week 13: Opening Lines and Sharp Money

Nov 28, 2020 - 7:00 PM ET

Quarterback Kellen Mond has paced a balanced Aggies offense. For Saturday night's showdown with LSU, A&M is in the 2/1 range on both tickets and money, with the total in the 62.5-64.5 range.

College Football Picks and Predictions Week 13

Nov 26, 2020 - 10:20 PM ET

Penn State is 0-5 heading into Saturday's showdown vs. Michigan, but the Nittany Lions have played the tougher schedule and show signs they can prevail.

LSU vs Texas A&M Picks and Predictions for November 28

Nov 25, 2020 - 4:05 PM ET

LSU freshman backup T.J. Finley has been solid in relief of Myles Brennan, coming off a start where he threw for 271 yards, with two touchdowns and no picks.

Arizona vs UCLA Picks and Predictions for November 28

Nov 25, 2020 - 1:45 PM ET

UCLA's Chase Griffin did an admirable job in stepping in for starting QB Dorian Thompson-Robinson last week, going 19-31 for 195 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions.

Penn State vs Michigan Picks and Predictions for November 28

Nov 25, 2020 - 12:38 PM ET

Sean Clifford and Penn State rank a respectable 28th in passing yards per game, but can they limit turnovers enough for them to outduel also-struggling Michigan?

NCAAB Headlines

Houston vs Texas Tech Picks and Predictions for November 29

Nov 29, 2020 - 9:35 AM ET

After going 23-8 last season, Houston is primed for an even-bigger season with Caleb Mills highlight the list of key players returning for another season with the Cougars.

Notre Dame vs Michigan State Picks and Predictions for November 28

Nov 28, 2020 - 11:25 AM ET

Junior guard Foster Loyer was lights out in Michigan State's season-opening win, pacing the team with 20 points while going 6-10 from beyond the arc. 

VCU vs Memphis Picks and Predictions for November 27

Nov 27, 2020 - 11:35 AM ET

Boogie Ellis and the Memphis Tigers look to claim third in the Crossover Classic against a VCU squad that shot a miserable 36 percent against WVU, hitting just three of 21 three-point attempts.

Villanova vs Arizona State Picks and Predictions November 26

Nov 26, 2020 - 12:42 PM ET

Player of the Year candidate Remy Martin averaged 19.1 points and 4.1 assists per game last season for Arizona State and kicked off this season with a 26-point effort against Rhode Island.

Kansas vs Gonzaga Picks and Predictions for November 26

Nov 26, 2020 - 10:24 AM ET

Ochai Agbaji is one of several returning Kansas players expected to lead the No. 5 Jayhawks, who kick off another quest for a national championship against No. 2 Gonzaga.

MLB Headlines

2021 World Series odds: Dodgers the betting favorite

Oct 30, 2020 - 2:24 AM ET

After a dominant run to the 2020 championship, the Los Angeles Dodgers (+450) are the early favorites for the 2021 World Series.

MLB public betting, line movement, sharp money October 27

Oct 27, 2020 - 9:05 PM ET

Corey Seager and the Dodgers look to finish off the Rays on Tuesday in Game 6 of the World Series. The SuperBook at Westgate opened Los Angeles a -140 favorite and set the total at 8.5.

Best Sleeper Betting Picks To Win The 2021 World Series

Oct 26, 2020 - 12:48 AM ET

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit .262 for the Blue Jays in 2020, as they swiped an AL wild-card spot, and will look to add more pieces in the offseason.

MLB public betting, line movement, sharp money October 25

Oct 25, 2020 - 9:08 PM ET

Justin Turner and the Dodgers are back at it Sunday night for World Series Game 5 against the Rays. The SuperBook at Westgate opened Los Angeles -160/Tampa Bay +150.

Dodgers vs Rays World Series Game 5 picks for October 25

Oct 25, 2020 - 12:33 PM ET

After a fantastic outing in Game 1, another dominant World Series performance in Game 5 would go a long way for Clayton Kershaw to revise his legacy as a pitcher that struggles in the playoffs.

NHL Headlines

Stanley Cup odds: Avalanche early championship favorites

Nov 15, 2020 - 9:27 AM ET

After a disappointing exit from the 2019-20 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the Colorado Avanche are looking to build on a solid young core during the off-season.

Best Sleeper Betting Picks To Win The 2021 Stanley Cup

Oct 26, 2020 - 12:48 AM ET

Vancouver's Thatcher Demko was outstanding in the postseason, going 2-1 with a GAA of 0.64 and a save percentage of .985.

Stanley Cup Game 6: Lightning vs Stars picks and predictions

Sep 27, 2020 - 3:58 AM ET

Corey Perry's double-overtime winner in Game 5 kept the Dallas Stars' season alive, but can they win again on Monday — and force a Game 7 against the Tampa Bay Lightning?

Stanley Cup Game 5: Stars vs Lightning picks and predictions

Sep 26, 2020 - 1:23 AM ET

The Lightning are absolutely punishing Dallas with the extra man, going 3-4 on Friday night--which included Kevin Shattenkirk’s overtime snipe. 

Stanley Cup Game 4: Lightning vs Stars picks and predictions

Sep 24, 2020 - 1:28 AM ET

Lightning captain Steven Stamkos made a triumphant return to the lineup by scoring a goal in Game 3. He only played 2:47 total, however, and on Friday afternoon was ruled out of Game 4.

Soccer Headlines

Premier League Tips, Predictions and Best Bets Matchday 10

Nov 26, 2020 - 9:35 AM ET

Tottenham are riding a four-game win streak that has propelled them to the top of the EPL table. They face Chelsea in Matchday 10's marquee matchup.

Premier League tips, predictions and best bets Matchday 9

Nov 18, 2020 - 9:12 PM ET

Tottenham has just one loss in their first eight EPL matches and have the best goal differential in the league, yet they are still +300 home underdogs against Manchester City this week.

2020-21 EPL Title Odds: Manchester City On Top

Nov 16, 2020 - 7:43 PM ET

Manchester City (+150) remain slight favorites over Liverpool (+162) to capture the 2021 Premier League title, in what seems very much like a two-horse race at present.

Euro 2020 Betting Odds: Three-Way Tie at Top

Nov 14, 2020 - 8:00 PM ET

Harry Kane and England are the current betting co-favorites (+550), along with Belgium and France, for the 2020 European Football Championship.

MLS Cup odds: Seattle favored heading into MLS Playoffs

Nov 13, 2020 - 2:37 PM ET

The Seattle Sounders, the No. 2 team in the Western Conference, are the betting favorites to win the MLS Cup. They have a tough first-round matchup in the playoffs—second betting favorite LAFC.

Golf Headlines

The Match 3: Champions For Change Odds

Nov 26, 2020 - 10:58 AM ET

Phil Mickelson is the only professional golfer participating in The Match 3: Champions for Change. But paired with Charles Barkley he is a +138 underdog against Peyton Manning and Steph Curry.

RSM Classic odds: Streb Victorious

Nov 23, 2020 - 8:27 AM ET

Robert Streb took down the RSM Classic, becoming the tournament's second-straight winner to shoot -19 and earn a playoff victory.

PGA RSM Classic Picks and Predictions

Nov 17, 2020 - 10:56 AM ET

Denny McCarthy (+6,600) may be an outright longshot, but with a shorter course, his edge on the green makes him a great pick to win the RSM Classic.

Masters Odds: DJ Wins, Favored to Repeat

Nov 16, 2020 - 10:00 AM ET

Dustin Johnson owned Augusta, setting a new Masters record at 20-under to claim his first green jacket and cement his status as the World's best golfer.

Masters 2020 Round 4 Picks and Predictions

Nov 14, 2020 - 1:14 PM ET

Tiger Woods may be a big longshot to defend his Masters crown, but it's Sunday at Augusta, and you'd be foolish to think he won't bring his A-game.

Industry Headlines

Canada Should Soon Have Single-Game Sports Betting

Nov 25, 2020 - 11:05 AM ET

Single-game wagering is a good bet to pass the Canadian House of Commons and get approval from the Senate, thanks to the drastic shift in attitudes toward sports betting over the past two years.

Lem Banker is Las Vegas: 'Godfather of Sports Betting' shares his stories

Nov 20, 2020 - 3:12 PM ET

“There wasn’t a bookmaker dead or alive that I didn’t beat,” Banker tells Covers. “I won a lot of money, and I paid my taxes.”

Best Sportsbook Bonus in Canada for November 2020

Nov 1, 2020 - 11:33 AM ET

Sportsbook bonuses, bet credits, and free bets are a great way to build your bankroll. Check out Canada's best offers for November 2020.

Circa Sports plants its flagship on Vegas sportsbook scene

Oct 28, 2020 - 7:00 PM ET

Circa Sports opened its massive three-story sportsbook Tuesday night during the grand opening of Circa Las Vegas Resort's casino floor and Stadium Swim amphitheater.

Can I bet on politics?

Apr 16, 2020 - 3:41 AM ET

Betting on political odds, like odds on the 2020 presidential election, would be huge for sportsbook operators during the COVID-19 shutdown but goes against a 2012 ruling by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

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