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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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2021 World Series Odds: Astros, Braves Favored After Wednesday Wins

Oct 21, 2021 - 12:15 PM ET

The Houston Astros and Atlanta Braves both find themselves one win away from qualifying for the 2021 World Series, and they also find themselves at the top of the futures odds board. Find out how everything stacks up as we get deeper into the MLB playoffs.

World Series MVP Odds: Houston's Jose Altuve The Early Betting Favorite

Oct 21, 2021 - 11:07 AM ET

World Series MVP odds have now hit the board, with the ALCS and NLCS drawing near a conclusion. The early World Series MVP betting board features Houston Astros star Jose Altuve as the early favorite. Check out the rest of the odds below.

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.

British Open Round 4 Picks and Predictions: Wire-to-Wire Winner?

Jul 17, 2021 - 6:28 PM ET

Louis Oosthuizen has been the best golfer through three rounds at The British Open, and can become a wire-to-wire Open Championship winner with another strong round on Sunday. Can anyone challenge him? Check out our picks, predictions and best bets.

British Open Round 3 Picks and Predictions: Can Oosthuizen Be Caught?

Jul 16, 2021 - 6:30 PM ET

After a masterful 36 holes from Louis Oosthuizen, does anyone have a chance of catching the scorching hot South African this weekend? Check out our Open Championship golf picks, predictions and best bets for Round 3.

British Open Round 2 Picks and Predictions: Simpson and Scheffler Sneaky-Good Values

Jul 15, 2021 - 7:14 PM ET

Louie Oosthuizen and Jordan Spieth are the outright favorites atop the British Open odds board, but our Open Championship Round 2 picks are looking are some trendy sleepers that have the goods — and the value — to cash in at Royal St. George's.

2021 British Open Cut Line Ends Up At +1

Jul 13, 2021 - 7:44 AM ET

Oddsmakers set the projected cut line for the 2021 British Open at +4.5 ahead of the tournament weekend. Following Friday's second round the cut line settled at +1, easily cashing tickets for Under bettors.

British Open 2021 Picks and Predictions: Koepka Will Be a Major Factor

Jul 12, 2021 - 10:39 AM ET

Brooks Koepka is among a slew of top pros chasing Jon Rahm at The Open Championship, but his stellar track record in majors and all-around game make him one of our top British Open picks.

The 2021 British Open Field: Favorites, Sleepers, Long Shots, and More

Jul 9, 2021 - 1:38 PM ET

We've analyzed every golfer that matters in the 149th Open Championship field. Get to know favorites, sleepers, and more and make smarter British Open bets with Covers.

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.

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