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AJ is a relative rookie, joining the Covers Team in 2020 as a publishing editor. A lifelong hoops-head and avid poker player, AJ had the right mix of hardwood intel and gambling acumen, and it wasn't long before he also became a fixture in Covers' rotation of NBA writers.

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2022 WNBA Championship Odds: Vegas Continues Rolling

Jun 28, 2022 - 2:09 PM ET

With the 2022 WNBA season well underway, a packed title race is starting to take shape. The Aces (+110) are off to a roaring 14-4 start, maintaining their preseason status as the team to beat in WNBA championship odds.

NBA Championship Odds: Can Warriors Go Back-to-Back?

Jun 28, 2022 - 9:38 AM ET

The Warriors wrapped up the 2022 NBA title in convincing fashion, and have opened as the favorites for what's sure to be another heated chase next season. Get the first look at 2022-23 NBA championship odds ahead of the Draft and free agency.

NBA Draft Odds: Smith Stretches Lead With Draft Almost Here

Jun 23, 2022 - 4:43 PM ET

NBA Draft Odds are taking center stage at sportsbooks with prospects under front offices' microscopes before tonight's main event. Here's an updated look at the odds to go first overall in the 2022 NBA Draft, headlined by Auburn's Jabari Smith Jr.

Ally 400 Odds: Defending Champ Larson Leads the Pack

Jun 21, 2022 - 12:32 PM ET

Defending champ Kyle Larson leads again this week as Ally 400 odds have hit the books for NASCAR betting. Check out the odds along with a breakdown of the top contenders as the Cup Series gets ready for Nashville.

2022 NBA Finals MVP Odds: Curry Captures First Bill Russell

Jun 17, 2022 - 3:42 PM ET

Stephen Curry put Golden State on his back for several stretches in the NBA Finals, and deservedly walked away with his first Finals MVP trophy pairing his fourth title, adding to one of the greatest legacies in NBA history.

NBA Rookie of the Year Odds: Barnes Wins Thanks to Late Rally

Jun 7, 2022 - 7:45 AM ET

Toronto Raptors forward Scottie Barnes came on strong towards the end of the season to usurp Evan Mobley and win the 2022 NBA Rookie of the Year Award.

2022 College Football Win Totals: Alabama Tops Once Again

Jun 2, 2022 - 4:35 PM ET

The Alabama Crimson Tide are among those leading the way in college football win totals, with the perennial CFB finalists set at 10.5 wins for 2022. Check out the first totals for programs from major conferences.

NBA Defensive Player of the Year Odds: Marcus Smart Comes Out on Top

Jun 2, 2022 - 12:57 PM ET

Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart has taken home the hardware, beating out Bam Adebayo and Mikal Bridges for Defensive Player of the Year honors.

Enjoy Illinois 300 Odds: Kyles Again Top the Odds Board

May 31, 2022 - 11:01 AM ET

Kyle Larson and Kyle Busch again lead the pack this week for the inaugural Enjoy Illinois 300. Get the breakdown on the field's odds, including profiles of the favorites, with our Enjoy Illinois 300 odds.

Heat vs Celtics Game 6 Picks and Predictions: Miami Refuses to Let the Party Die Quietly

May 27, 2022 - 5:42 PM ET

Miami's put up back-to-back duds in its two most important games of the season, but faces a generous spread on the road in an elimination game. Find out why our Heat vs. Celtics picks see them keeping things close in Game 6 Friday night.

Coca-Cola 600 Odds: Busch and Larson Open as Co-Favorites

May 23, 2022 - 6:03 PM ET

Kyle Larson again leads the Coca-Cola 600 odds, but he's joined by Kyle Busch, who's been putting himself in contention consistently this season. Get the pre-race odds and breakdown of the top drivers before NASCAR hits Charlotte Motor Speedway.

AdventHealth 400 Odds: Four-Way Tie at the Top

May 10, 2022 - 12:38 PM ET

NASCAR rolls into Kansas this weekend for the AdventHealth 400, and while the race may not carry Kyle Busch's name anymore, he's still primed to repeat as one of the betting favorites. Get a breakdown of the field's prices with our AdventHealth 400 odds.

Goodyear 400 Odds: Larson Again the Top Choice

May 3, 2022 - 12:12 PM ET

Some of NASCAR's biggest names have yet to truly make their mark on the 2022 season, but still sit near the top of the odds board for the Goodyear 400. Find out if Darlington will be the turning point.

DuraMAX Drydene 400 Odds: Larson Alone as Favorite

Apr 26, 2022 - 3:24 PM ET

Kyle Larson has had a fairly up-and-down season so far, but with HMS' dominance in this race last year, he's seen as a heavy early favorite on the DuraMAX Drydene 400 odds board. Get a breakdown of the top contenders for this weekend's NASCAR race.

Grizzlies vs Timberwolves Game 4 Picks and Predictions: Memphis Keeps Bringing the Heat

Apr 23, 2022 - 6:59 PM ET

Memphis pulled off one of the most incredible wins in recent memory in Game 3, and now has all the momentum in this series. Find out if Minnesota can dig deep and find a way to even the score with our Grizzlies vs. Timberwolves NBA betting picks.

76ers vs Raptors Game 4 Picks and Predictions: Sixers Eighty-Six Raptors

Apr 23, 2022 - 11:16 AM ET

Toronto has had few answers for Philadelphia in this series, and with its back against the wall, might not have enough fight left to topple what's clearly the better team right now. Find out more with our 76ers vs. Raptors NBA betting picks.

Grizzlies vs Timberwolves Game 3 Picks and Predictions: Bears Keep Upper Hand in Woodland Clash

Apr 21, 2022 - 4:28 PM ET

Memphis beat the pants off of Minnesota in Game 2, but now faces a curiously small spread on the road. Find out why the favorites can keep the momentum rolling with our NBA betting picks for Grizzlies vs. Timberwolves tonight.

NBA Most Improved Player Odds: Morant Pretty Much Seals It

Apr 13, 2022 - 1:02 PM ET

The NBA's MIP Award celebrates the guys who have put in work and taken their games to the next level. Find out who's making a name for themselves this season with our latest NBA Most Improved Player odds update.

Pelicans vs Grizzlies Picks and Predictions: Memphis Gets Right After Denver Disaster

Apr 9, 2022 - 12:39 PM ET

Memphis came out with a pathetic effort against Denver, but has usually rebounded from such performances this year. Both that and the possible return of Ja Morant are bad news for New Orleans, as our Pelicans vs. Grizzlies picks explain.

Rockets vs Raptors Picks and Predictions: Failure to Launch

Apr 8, 2022 - 4:31 PM ET

Toronto can lock in its playoff seed with a win tonight, and lowly Houston isn't likely to offer up much of a fight. Find out why the home favorites should cruise to an easy double-digit victory with our Rockets vs. Raptors NBA betting picks.

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