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An OG of gambling twitter, Joe is an industry veteran who loves the entertainment aspect of the sports betting industry. His opinions are always backed by data and he loves digging into the numbers and coming out with interesting nuggets to share with sports bettors. Joe takes a high-energy and fun approach to covering his favorite sports which include the NFL, MLB, UFC, NBA and NHL and there’s no bet type he loves more than an NFL six-point teaser.

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Team: Miami Dolphins
Sport to bet on: NFL
Sports movie: The Rocky series
Sports snack: Wings & beer
Covers feature: League Trends
My bachelor party in Las Vegas on an NFL Sunday. The energy was off the charts!
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Prior to UFC 259, I spent the entire week creating content and doing media appearances telling people how amazing of a bet Petr Yan was to defeat Aljamain Sterling. Yan was well on his way to a convincing victory, but he landed a highly-illegal knee in the fourth round which resulted in a DQ loss. This is widely regarded as one of the worst beats in UFC history.
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Before You Bet: NBA, MLB and CBB Best Bets from Joe Osborne & Co.

Apr 18, 2024 • 9:34 AM ET

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Georges St-Pierre vs Floyd Mayweather? It Nearly Happened According to Former UFC Champ

Apr 12, 2024 • 11:49 AM ET

Two of the most accomplished combat sports stars of all-time nearly went head-to-head. Get the backstory of the greatest fight that never happened from UFC Hall of Famer Georges St-Pierre.

What a Rush! Georges St-Pierre Weighs in on UFC 300

Apr 12, 2024 • 8:59 AM ET

We asked Georges St-Pierre for his views on UFC 300 in Las Vegas, and the multi-division champion didn't pull any punches. Check out his hard-hitting takes on the organization's biggest event yet.

Georges St-Pierre Reveals His Mount RUSHmore of UFC Fighters

Apr 12, 2024 • 8:54 AM ET

It takes one to know one. We sat down with Georges St-Pierre to find out whom he considers to be the four greatest fighters in MMA history.

MLB Odds: Best Bargains and Biggest Rip-offs for the 2024 Season

Mar 19, 2024 • 4:47 PM ET

The MLB season is fast approaching and our MLB expert Joe Osborne is chomping at the bit to get going. If you're lookin to dive into season long futures markets, Joe has you covered with some of the best bargains and biggest rip-offs this sesaon.

Super Bowl Predictions: Marquez Valdes-Scantling Over 19.5 Receiving Yards

Feb 11, 2024 • 12:43 PM ET

Everyone knows the Chiefs' offense runs through Travis Kelce and Isiah Pacheco, but Marquez Valdes-Scantling could be the x-factor the Chiefs need to defend their title. He's already come up with some big catches this postseason and our NFL betting picks expect MVS to come through in the clutch once again.

FanDuel SGP for Kansas City vs San Francisco: Kelce Steals the Show From Swift

Feb 11, 2024 • 9:09 AM ET

Travis Kelce's been a force to be reckoned with in these playoffs, and while our FanDuel SGP pick likes the Chiefs D to seal the deal, we think Kelce will have his say as well.

Super Bowl NFL Teasers: Chiefs Are Undervalued

Feb 7, 2024 • 11:31 AM ET

A bonus teaser selection to help fill out your Super Bowl 58 betting card! This wasn't initially planned, but Joe Osborne likes a combo of one team against the spread with a bet on the total while teasing the lines to be just right.

How to Approach Super Bowl Betting Trends in 2024

Feb 7, 2024 • 11:24 AM ET

Should you be basing your Super Bowl bets on trends alone? Absolutely not, but they're fun talk about. Joe Osborne explores!

Conference Championship NFL Teasers: How High is Too High For a Total

Jan 28, 2024 • 3:52 PM ET

It's Championship Weekend in the NFL and our best NFL teasers pair together a side and total for the first time this season. Read on to find out what side of the total we are on in Chiefs vs. Ravens and which side we are teasing in Lions vs. 49ers.

Conference Championship NFL Trend Report: Another Second-Half Under in Store?

Jan 23, 2024 • 3:22 PM ET

Even though last week's game vs. the Bills narrowly escaped with the second half Under, the Chiefs continue to see low scores after halftime. Will the trend continue against one of the fiercest defenses in the league in the Ravens?

Divisional Round NFL Teasers: Back the Chiefs in Buffalo

Jan 17, 2024 • 8:47 AM ET

Despite Patrick Mahomes facing his first career road playoff game, Joe Osborne believes the Chiefs remain the better side ahead of Sunday's divisional contest in Buffalo. Read more in his latest teaser picks.

Divisional Round NFL Trend Report: Can Baker's Bucs Cook Up a Road Win?

Jan 16, 2024 • 3:05 PM ET

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been live whenever they've gotten points this year, particularly on the road. Joe Osbourne digs into that NFL betting trend along with a handful of others ahead of the NFL Divisional Round.

Wild Card NFL Trend Report: Bills Struggle When Favored Big

Jan 14, 2024 • 8:11 PM ET

The Buffalo Bills and Pittsburgh Steelers have been playing the waiting game with their clash being postponed to Monday. Will that change what has been an inevitable trend as the Bills seem to struggle when favored by 10+?

Dolphins vs Chiefs Odds, Picks, and Wild Card Predictions: Halves and Have-Nots

Jan 13, 2024 • 5:59 PM ET

The Chiefs have seen their games grind to a halt in the second half all season long. Part of this has been due to an offense that has sputtered and a defense that's thrived. With cold weather looming and the Dolphins banged up, will this trend continue?

Wild Card NFL Teasers: Stafford's Comfort Key to Rams Success in Detroit

Jan 12, 2024 • 3:43 PM ET

Venue often plays a key role in the NFL playoffs, and this Wild Card Weekend is no exception. Find out why our NFL picks think the Rams will be just fine in Detroit, and why the Cowboys will make light work of Green Bay.

Bills vs Dolphins Odds, Picks, and SNF Predictions: On the Attack For the AFC East Crown

Jan 7, 2024 • 6:11 PM ET

The Dolphins are coming off a terrible loss in Baltimore and while the Bills are riding a winning streak, the victories haven't always been impressive. One thing for sure is these teams bring the best out of each other's offenses.

Week 18 NFL Teaser: The Grand Finale

Jan 5, 2024 • 4:23 PM ET

It's Week 18 of the NFL regular season which means there's a handful of teams playing for either something or nothing. Our NFL teasers are backing the latter as we see plenty of value with two home teams catching plenty of points.

Week 18 NFL Trend Report: Don't Piss Off the Lions

Jan 2, 2024 • 3:38 PM ET

The Detroit Lions might be the most resilient team. When they lose, they always bounce back, going 7-0 against the spread in their last seven following a loss. With Dan Campbell playing his starters, this headlines our favorite trends for Week 18.

Dolphins vs Ravens Odds, Picks, and Predictions Week 17: Miami Remains Motivated Against Baltimore

Dec 31, 2023 • 8:10 AM ET

Despite Baltimore's annihilation of San Francisco on Christmas Day, John Harbaugh's team has a track record of falling flat after big wins. Read more as Joe Osborne believes there's value to be had on Miami in our Dolphins vs. Ravens betting picks.

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