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How to wager on the CFL for bettors new to the sport

Jun 12, 2018 - 7:40 PM ET

The NBA season is over and the NFL is still three months away from regular season games. There are other options for every day bettors who want more options besides baseball for the summer months. Ashton Grewal explains the pros of betting on the CFL, including two time-tested trends sure to burn the books again in 2018.

NBA 2019 title odds: Four best value bets

Jun 9, 2018 - 7:23 AM 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.

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

Jun 8, 2018 - 12:01 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.

World Cup Golden Ball betting odds and analysis

Jun 2, 2018 - 1:00 PM ET

The 2018 World Cup isn’t underway yet but there are plenty of prop bets on the board worth a punt for footy fans. The Golden Ball is awarded to the player of the tournament at the end of each World Cup, and Ashton Grewal breaks down the best ways to handicap the field. He also singles out two players worth a shout in the market.

Best ways to bet the Champions League final odds: Real Madrid vs. Liverpool

May 25, 2018 - 3:35 PM ET

Soccer might not be your thing but Saturday's Champions League final promising to be an entertaining tie between Real Madrid and Liverpool. There will be goals and the stakes don't get any higher for European clubs. Ashton Grewal breaks down the five best ways to wager on the monumental matchup.

Sharp bettors backing Celtics in Game 5 vs. Cavaliers

May 23, 2018 - 5:28 PM ET

The Cleveland Cavaliers dissected the Boston Celtics in the last two games of the NBA Eastern Conference finals but sharp and public bettors are backing the home team to bounce back in Game 5. Ashton Grewal details where the action is on this game and Game 7 between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Washington Capitals.

NBA Playoffs 4-point play: Best ways to bet Cavaliers-Celtics Game 5 odds

May 23, 2018 - 11:32 AM ET

Home teams are 41-30-1 against the spread in the playoffs and the Boston Celtics are 14-1 ATS in their last 15 games at the TD Garden. Will the trend continue in Game 5 in the Eastern Conference finals? Today's 4-point play isolates the four best ways to bet Game 5 between the Celtics and Cavaliers.

Sharp action makes Caps a bigger fave in Game 4 vs. Bolts

May 17, 2018 - 5:35 PM ET

The Washington Capitals opened as nearly even money against the Tampa Bay Lightning for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals but the odds have moved in favor of the home team. Ashton Grewal gives the details on how the early betting action on the contest is affecting the NHL odds on Thursday's board.

Pro bettors backing favored Rockets in Game 2 vs. Warriors

May 16, 2018 - 3:58 PM ET

The Golden State Warriors beat the Houston Rockets by double digits in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals but are underdogs again on Wednesday night. That's not discouraging sharp NBA bettors from backing the Houston Rockets in Game 2. Ashton Grewal details the betting action for tonight's NBA and NHL contests.

Sharps, public bettors on the Over in Cavs-Celtics Game 2

May 15, 2018 - 4:24 PM ET

Game 1 of the NBA Eastern Conference finals did not go according to script but bettors seem to think LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers will put up a better fight against the Boston Celtics in Game 2. Ashton Grewal details the betting action on Tuesday night including a flurry of movement on the Cavs-Celtics Over/Under line.

Sharp and public bettors backing the Warriors in Game 1 vs. Rockets

May 14, 2018 - 4:09 PM ET

It could end up being the largest handle for any NBA game so far this season and public and professional bettors are making it clear which team they think will win and cover in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals between the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets. Find out where the action is for Monday's games.

Sharps like the Over in Game 1 between Cavs and Celtics

May 13, 2018 - 1:11 PM ET

The matchup for the Eastern Conference finals has been set since Wednesday night and bettors have used the four-day window to shape the Game 1 spread and total. Ashton Grewal explains the line movement and reveals how sharp bettors are playing Game 1 between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics.

Bettors back Vegas but Jets remain Game 1 fave in NHL playoff series

May 12, 2018 - 3:51 PM ET

The odds for Game 1 of the NHL Western Conference final are moving in favor of the home team despite the public pouring in support for the Vegas Golden Knights. Find out just how one-sided the action on the game is at Las Vegas sportsbooks and the early adjustment books were forced to make because of sharp money.

Public bettors backing Capitals in Game 1 vs. Lightning

May 11, 2018 - 4:48 PM ET

The Washington Capitals haven't been this deep in the postseason since 1998 but that inexperience isn't scaring away bettors from backing the club from winning Game 1 against the favored Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday night. Ashton Grewal gives the details on where bettors are putting their money in tonight's game.

Public and sharp bettors flip 76ers-Celtics Game 5 pointspread

May 9, 2018 - 4:38 PM ET

The Boston Celtics have been underdogs all series against the Philadelphia 76ers, but sharp and public bettors are backing the C's to finish off Joel Embiid and the Sixers Wednesday night. Ashton Grewal details the action at Las Vegas and offshore sportsbooks for tonight's stand-alone NBA playoff game.

Sharp bettors grab early Under on Rockets-Jazz Game 5 odds

May 8, 2018 - 7:42 PM ET

Both the Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors are double digit chalk in Game 5 of their respective Western Conference playoff series' and Covers talks to sportsbook managers in Las Vegas and offshore to find out who the sharps bettors like and who the public is betting tonight on the NBA hardwood.

NBA playoff odds on the move for Game 2 of Rockets-Jazz series

May 2, 2018 - 4:42 PM ET

There is only one NBA playoff game on the wagering board Wednesday night but sportsbook managers are keeping a watchful eye on the betting total. Ashton Grewal explains the opposing sides on the Rockets-Jazz Game 2 Over/Under as well as what's going on with the moneyline in Game 3 between the Bolts and Bruins.

Champions League semifinal betting odds and preview: Roma vs. Liverpool

May 1, 2018 - 9:04 PM ET

Only three teams have recovered from a three-goal deficit in the second leg of a Champions League knockout tie. Roma are one of those clubs and they pulled it off last month against La Liga champs Barcelona. Ashton Grewal breaks down the best ways to wager on Wednesday's Roma-Liverpool match at Stadio Olimpico.

Pros and Joes both backing the Raptors in Game 1 at home vs. Cavaliers

May 1, 2018 - 5:30 PM ET

The national media might not believe in the Toronto Raptors, but the betting market has less faith in the Cleveland Cavaliers. Sportsbooks in Las Vegas and offshore are reporting heavy action on the home favorites in Game 1 between the two Eastern Conference rivals. The spread opened at Raps -6 but is climbing as we near tip-off.

Champions League semifinal betting odds and preview: Real Madrid vs. Bayern Munich

Apr 30, 2018 - 12:18 PM ET

Do you like goals? Of course you do. Good news: there are going to be lots of them in the second leg of the Champions League semifinal between Real Madrid and Bayern Munich. Ashton Grewal reveals his five favorite ways to bet the match and explains why bettors should expect a goal fest Tuesday at the Bernabeu.

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