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"Mookie" is a Covers veteran who joined the team way back in 2003. He's worn almost every hat in the company over the years (Marketing, Product, Operations, etc.) but he's really found a home as a key member of the Editorial team. He does some occasional writing, but spends most of his time doling out assignments and keeping the team focused.

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A bit of recency bias here, but the "Hail Murray" touchdown from Kyler Murray to DeAndre Hopkins to beat Buffalo won me more money than any other wager. Also, Phil Mickelson winning the 2021 PGA Championship was very good for me.
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Ah...Todd Gurley. Week 8 of the 2018 NFL season will always be remembered in my mind - but not for a good reason. Gurley taking a seat on the five-yard line vs Green Bay cost me both my Rams -7.5 and the Over.
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PGA Tour Championship Picks and Predictions: Finau's Price, Starting Spot Make Him A Great Play

Aug 31, 2021 - 10:57 AM ET

All the attention may be on the likes of Cantlay, Rahm, and DeChambeau — but there are some other great values at the final leg of the FedExCup Playoffs. One of those is Tony Finau, who highlights our picks and predictions for the Tour Championship.

Wolves vs Manchester United Picks and Predictions: United Roar Back After Draw

Aug 27, 2021 - 11:18 AM ET

United extended their unbeaten away streak to 27 matches in league play with a draw against Southhampton. They can set an EPL record Sunday by making it 28. Find out if we like them to do it in our Wolverhampton vs. Manchester United tips and predictions.

Liverpool vs Chelsea Picks and Predictions: It Will Be Defense, Not Scoring, That Prevails

Aug 26, 2021 - 3:09 PM ET

EPL title contenders Chelsea and Liverpool carry identical 2-0-0 records into a pivotal early-season showdown at Anfield. While the Blues got a boost from the return of Romelu Lukaku, will that be enough to crack a stout Reds defense?

BMW Championship Picks and Predictions: Can Anyone Stop Jon Rahm?

Aug 24, 2021 - 11:37 AM ET

The FedEx Cup Playoffs hit their second act this week as PGA betting gears up for the BMW Championship. Defending champ Jon Rahm is a heavy odds favorite — see how he factors into our BMW Championship picks.

Rangers vs Astros Picks and Predictions: Don't Bank On Texas Snapping Its Losing Skid Today

Jul 24, 2021 - 10:58 AM ET

Houston hasn't played its best lately but had no problem dispatching freefalling Texas on Friday. The Rangers have now lost 10 straight games — and our MLB picks expect loss No. 11 on Saturday as the Astros are the superior team.

Rangers vs Astros Picks and Predictions: Texas' Horrid Stretch Won't Stop in Houston

Jul 23, 2021 - 8:51 AM ET

Texas has been outscored by a ridiculous 66-15 margin over a nine-game skid and is 13-37 on the road this year. Houston, on the other hand, has the top run differential and second-most home wins in the AL — let's not overthink this.

3M Open Picks and Predictions: Finau a Great Bet in Weak TPC Twin Cities Field

Jul 21, 2021 - 9:20 AM ET

Only seven of the Top-40 golfers in the world are teeing off at TPC Twin Cities, creating a great opportunity for favorites Dustin Johnson and Tony Finau to excel. Check out who we like with our PGA golf picks, predictions, and best bets for the 3M Open.

John Deere Classic Picks and Predictions: Russell Henley Capitalizes With Stars Missing

Jul 6, 2021 - 12:36 PM ET

Only a handful of the top golfers in the FedExCup standings will appear at TPC Deere Run this week, leaving the field weak and wide open. Check out our PGA picks, predictions, and best bets for the John Deere Classic.

Colombia vs Argentina Copa America Tips and Predictions: Setting Up Dream Final?

Jul 5, 2021 - 9:55 AM ET

Lioenl Messi and Argentina roll into the Copa America semifinal as betting favorites against Colombia. Get our full breakdown as we preview the amtchup with our Colombia vs. Argentina picks.

Mets vs Yankees Picks and Predictions: Subway Series Resumes After Rainout

Jul 2, 2021 - 9:42 PM ET

The Yankees and Mets face off in the Subway Series in the Bronx on Saturday in a pitching matchup that features Jordan Montgomery and Taijaun Walker. Find out we like the home favorites to prevail in our Mets vs. Yankees picks and predictions.

Mets vs Yankees Picks and Predictions: Subway Series Opener Favors Yanks

Jul 2, 2021 - 10:37 AM ET

The Yankees and Mets kick off their three-game Subway Series in the Bronx on Friday in a pitching matchup that features Jordan Montgomery and Taijaun Walker. Find out we like the home favorites to prevail in our Mets vs. Yankees picks and predictions.

Twins vs White Sox Picks and Predictions: Guaranteed Runs

Jun 30, 2021 - 2:08 PM ET

The Twins can't afford any more mistakes if they're going to challenge the White Sox for the AL Central crown. Will Minnesota rebound on Wednesday and steal a game in Chicago? Check out our Twins vs. White Sox picks and predictions.

Rocket Mortgage Classic Picks and Predictions: Can Matsuyama Break Mini-Slump?

Jun 30, 2021 - 11:25 AM ET

Hideki Matsuyama has been a ghost since his Masters triumph, but a friendly course and shallow field give him plenty of chance to bounce back this weekend. Get your best PGA bets with our Rocket Mortgage Classic picks.

Yankees vs Red Sox Picks and Predictions: NY Struggles Make Fading Cole A Great Value Play

Jun 27, 2021 - 8:29 AM ET

The Red Sox are going for their second straight sweep of the Yankees but will need to get through Gerrit Cole to do so. As New York is just 4-5 in Cole's last nine starts, the Boston ML is tempting... but so is the +1.5 runline.

Yankees vs Red Sox Picks and Predictions: Bullpens the Story?

Jun 26, 2021 - 10:07 AM ET

While the total for this matchup opened high and rises, the underlying theme should be two strong bullpens. Find out why MLB bettors might be missing the forest for the trees with our Yankees vs. Red Sox picks.

Yankees vs Red Sox Picks and Predictions: Friday Fenway Feud

Jun 25, 2021 - 9:45 AM ET

The Bombers have woken up from the plate this month, and two shaky starters take the mound as they invade Fenway. We're counting on fireworks in this one — get the lowdown with our Yankees vs. Red Sox picks.

Travelers Championship Picks and Predictions: Bryson Can Bounce Back

Jun 23, 2021 - 10:10 AM ET

Bryson DeCheambeau's meltdown last weekend cost him another major title, but he's back atop the odds board this week and has a great game for TPC River Highlands. Find out why he's among your best bets with our Travelers Championship picks.

Sweden vs Poland Euro 2020 Tips and Predictions: Can Poland Crack the Stout Swedish Defense?

Jun 22, 2021 - 12:39 PM ET

Poland needs a win for a chance to advance to the knockout stage, but that requires scoring against a Sweden side that has not conceded a goal yet — so our Euro 2020 picks don't see much action happening... at all.

Croatia vs Scotland Euro 2020 Tips and Predictions: Croatia Aims To Topple Scotland In Glasgow

Jun 21, 2021 - 2:28 PM ET

Croatia has severely underperformed so far in the Euro Cup group stage and now need a win against Scotland in Glasgow. But we think they are the better side and the value resides in the 2018 World Cup runner-ups to advance to the knockout stage.

North Macedonia vs Netherlands Euro 2020 Tips and Predictions: Dutch Blowout

Jun 20, 2021 - 5:18 PM ET

The Netherlands have already advanced to the Round of 16, while North Macedonia have been officially eliminated. With both teams likely to use plenty of reserves, how will this game go? Find out with our North Macedonia vs Netherlands tips and predictions.

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