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Whether it's Oscar odds, political futures, or fringe sports like the CFL, rugby, and cricket, you'll find Rohit. He's not only helping you find the best bets for the most popular sports but opening bettors up to new and exciting markets with his unique insight, analysis, and helpful how-to content. Rohit is also a part of Covers' Prop Shop podcast crew, picking the best player and team props each week of the NFL season.

Team: Springboks
Sport to bet on: NCAA basketball
Sports movie: Raging Bull
Sports snack: Chicken Wings (Baked, breaded and extra spicy)
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Taking the Washington Nationals at +1,400 to win the 2019 World Series just before the playoffs began.
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March Madness 2019. I was on the Carsen Edwards bandwagon and took Purdue at +4.5 versus Virginia. The Cavaliers forced overtime with a last-second shot in regulation. Purdue led in overtime until the final 30 seconds, then proceeded to lose... by five points.
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Air Force vs Utah State Odds, Picks and Predictions: Aggies Keep Falcons Grounded

Mar 1, 2024 • 12:39 PM ET

Utah State faces a big spread to cover tonight, but our college basketball picks have doubts if Air Force can catch the conference's best team off guard tonight.

2024 Presidential Election Betting Odds: Trump on Top Ahead of Super Tuesday

Mar 1, 2024 • 7:32 AM ET

Trump's mounting legal woes aren't slowing him down as he's surged past Joe Biden in the latest 2024 US Election odds.

Auburn vs Tennessee Odds, Picks and Predictions: Vols and Tigers Keep Each Other in Check

Feb 28, 2024 • 11:21 AM ET

Auburn and Tennessee both have championship aspirations this season and will look to pick up a major win here. With both defenses looking sturdy thus far, our college basketball picks believe the total is too high.

2024 Republican Party Presidential Nominee Odds: Trump a lock

Feb 28, 2024 • 7:32 AM ET

Donald Trump remains in the driver's seat despite facing four indictments on state and federal charges totaling over 90 counts. Can anyone dethrone the Donald leading up to the Republican National Convention?

Kentucky vs Mississippi State Odds, Picks and Predictions: Wildcats' Improved Defense Dictates SEC Showdown

Feb 27, 2024 • 3:05 PM ET

With the Wildcats starting to show improvement on the defensive side of the ball, we expect John Calipari's program to shine against a Bulldogs side that has been struggling with shooting. Read more in our Kentucky vs. Mississippi State betting picks.

Cincinnati vs Houston Odds, Picks and Predictions: Cougars Overwhelm the Bearcats

Feb 27, 2024 • 3:02 PM ET

The Big 12's No. 1 ranked Cougars will play host to their old AAC rivals this evening. Read more to find out why tonight's matchup could be a lopsided one in Rohit Ponnaiya's betting picks for Cincinnati vs. Houston.

UFC Fight Night Moreno vs Royval Odds, Picks, and Predictions: "The Assassin Baby" Strikes in Mexico City

Feb 24, 2024 • 8:08 PM ET

Despite losing the flyweight championship in his last bout, Brandon Moreno is determined to reclaim the title, and his journey back to the top begins with a main event showdown against Brandon Royval on Saturday. Read more in our Moreno vs. Royval betting picks.

Texas A&M vs Tennessee Odds, Picks and Predictions: Ride the Vols in Knoxville

Feb 24, 2024 • 12:24 PM ET

Despite being upset in their last meeting against the Aggies, the Volunteers have proven to be a different behemoth when playing in front of their home fans. Read more in our Texas A&M vs. Tennessee betting picks.

Alabama vs Kentucky Odds, Picks and Predictions: Does Defense Steal the Show?

Feb 24, 2024 • 8:28 AM ET

Books are expecting a heavy workload for the scoreboards with this lofty total, but our college basketball picks might have other ideas in mind when Alabama and Kentucky clash on Saturday afternoon.

Nevada vs San Jose State Odds, Picks and Predictions: Amey Hits His Marks vs Wolf Pack

Feb 23, 2024 • 3:28 PM ET

Myron Amey Jr. struggled, along with the rest of the San Jose State roster, vs. Nevada in their most recent meeting in Reno. But our college basketball betting picks see Amey turning things around in his own barn.

Michelle Obama 2024 Odds to Win Next US Presidential Election

Feb 23, 2024 • 6:24 AM ET

Does Michelle Obama have a bona fide shot at the Oval Office? Rumors are swirling that the Former First Lady is considering a presidential run in 2024.

Washington State vs Arizona Odds, Picks and Predictions: Potential Slogfest Favors the Cougars

Feb 22, 2024 • 3:04 PM ET

Despite the Wildcats boasting some of the best odds to cut down the nets in April, the Cougars could keep things interesting when their slow-tempo system rolls into Tucson tonight. Read more in our Washington State vs. Arizona betting picks.

Washington vs Arizona State Odds, Picks and Predictions: Huskies Efficient Offense Dictates Conference Rivalry

Feb 22, 2024 • 1:37 PM ET

A Pac-12 showdown between the Huskies and Sun Devils headlines tonight's late slate in the college basketball odds. Read more as Rohit Ponnaiya breaks down his full handicap in our Washington vs. Arizona State betting picks.

Knicks vs 76ers Odds, Picks, and Predictions Tonight: Reed Continues to Make an Impact

Feb 22, 2024 • 11:07 AM ET

Paul Reed has fit in nicely while the 76ers await the return of Joel Embiid, and our NBA picks believe he'll get plenty of chances to score against a New York side missing Julius Randle.

Kentucky vs LSU Odds, Picks and Predictions: Wright Keeps the Tigers Close

Feb 21, 2024 • 12:58 PM ET

Kentucky is coming off a big upset win over Auburn and will now turn its attention to an LSU side likely set to miss the NCAA Tournament again. But despite the Wildcats impressive win, our college basketball picks don't expect them to cover here.

TCU vs Texas Tech Odds, Picks and Predictions: Red Raiders Rankled by In-State Rivals

Feb 20, 2024 • 1:06 PM ET

The Texas Tech Red Raiders and the TCU Horned Frogs come into this contest fairly evenly-matched, but recent trends and injuries suggest TCU will be the superior side tonight, per our college basketball betting picks.

Arkansas vs Texas A&M Odds, Picks and Predictions: Razorbacks Offense Turns in Dull Effort in College Station

Feb 20, 2024 • 11:36 AM ET

The Arkansas Razorbacks offense is struggling, and our college basketball betting picks don't see a trip to College Station to take on the Texas A&M Aggies doing anything to help them turn things around tonight.

UFC 298 Volkanovski vs Topuria Odds, Picks, and Predictions: "Alexander the Great" Stands Tall in Anaheim

Feb 17, 2024 • 7:54 PM ET

Despite being on the wrong side of 30, father time hasn't yet reached Alexander Volkanovski, Read more in our Volkavoski vs. Topuria betting picks as the 35-year-old Aussie headlines Saturday's UFC 298 main event.

Kentucky vs Auburn Odds, Picks and Predictions: Tigers Hold the Upper Hand in SEC Rivalry

Feb 17, 2024 • 2:12 PM ET

The Tigers are strong on both ends of the floor and Bruce Pearl's program should give the Wildcats fits in this afternoon's conference showdown. Rohit Ponnaiya breaks it all down in our Kentucky vs. Auburn betting picks.

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