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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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Rays vs Angels Picks: L.A. Can't Solve Tampa Bay

May 6, 2021 - 7:00 PM ET

The Rays have won four straight games to move two games over .500. They will look to sweep an Angels team they've won 17 of the last 22 games against.

Wizards vs Raptors Picks: Raps Trying to Stay Alive in East Race

May 6, 2021 - 4:20 PM ET

Toronto has lost four of its last five games but those defeats came against some of the best teams in the NBA on a grueling West Coast trip. The Raps have been playing well, going 8-3 ATS over their last 11.

Canadiens vs Maple Leafs Picks: Tough Back-to-Back for Habs

May 6, 2021 - 4:00 PM ET

Auston Matthews is one goal shy of reaching the 40-goal mark for the third time in his career. He leads the NHL with 39 in 48 games and faces a Habs team that's struggling between the pipes.

Magny vs Neal UFC Fight Night Picks: Handz of Steel Too Heavy for Magny?

May 6, 2021 - 3:18 PM ET

Geoff Neal's seven-fight win streak came to an end in December, but he'll be looking to rebound against Neil Magny.

Rays vs Angels Picks: Cobb to get Clobbered?

May 4, 2021 - 6:00 PM ET

Shane McClanahan may be fresh to the Rays rotation, but he impressed in his debut for a squad that's 6-1 in its last seven road games.

Rodriguez vs Waterson UFC Fight Night Picks: Cooling Down Karate Hottie

May 4, 2021 - 5:06 PM ET

Marina Rodriguez and Michelle Waterson will be duking it out at UFC Fight Night, with Rodriguez installed as a -200 favorite for the short-notice bout.

Penguins vs Flyers Picks: Philly Won't Repeat Jarring Win

May 4, 2021 - 2:55 PM ET

The Flyers took the Pens by surprise 7-2 last night, but with Tristan Jarry back in nets, don't expect the rematch to go so smoothly for the underdogs.

UFC Fight Night Odds: Rodriguez vs Waterson Headlines May 8

May 4, 2021 - 2:21 PM ET

Marina Rodriguez will headline UFC Fight Night on May 8, coming into her bout against Michelle Waterson as a -200 favorite.

Dodgers vs Cubs Picks: Pitching Rules the Day

May 4, 2021 - 12:30 PM ET

The 33-year-old southpaw is coming off a strong performance against the Reds, going seven scoreless innings, and he hasn't allowed a run in three of his last four starts.

Knicks vs Grizzlies Picks: Knicks Aim to Continue ATS Brilliance

May 3, 2021 - 5:30 PM ET

While the Grizzlies are still the NBA's second-best ATS team (39-24), the Knicks are now a league-best 41-22 and have covered in 10 of their last 11 road games.

Dodgers vs Cubs Picks: Can Buehler Tame Cubs?

May 3, 2021 - 5:00 PM ET

Walker Buehler gave up five runs his last time out, but count on one of baseball's most consistent pitchers to bounce back against the strikeout-happy Cubs.

Capitals vs Rangers Picks: Rangers Fighting for Playoff Lives

May 3, 2021 - 4:15 PM ET

Igor Shesterkin (2.44 GAA and .920 save percentage) has had a strong season for the Rangers, the backbone of a defense that should play hard tonight with their playoff lives on the line.

Mets vs Phillies Picks: Struggling Offenses Continue To Show No Pop

May 2, 2021 - 4:00 PM ET

Michael Conforto is one of a number of Mets that are struggling at the plate this season, as New York is 29th in the majors in runs per game.

Dodgers vs Brewers Picks: This is a Bet(tinger) We Aren't Going To Take

May 2, 2021 - 12:50 PM ET

Los Angeles has lost the first three games of this series to Milwaukee, but Justin Turner and the potent Dodgers offense face a Brewers starter making his MLB debut today.

Today’s MLB Prop Bet Picks: Bet on LAA's Other-Other Star Hitter

May 2, 2021 - 9:55 AM ET

Mike Trout and Shohei Ohtani are getting all the hoopla but first baseman Jared Walsh has also been outstanding for the Angels, hitting .360 on the year and being a model of consistency.

Giants vs Padres Picks: Darvish Keeps Dealing for San Diego

Apr 30, 2021 - 7:30 PM ET

Cy Young candidate and four-time All-Star Yu Darvish has been great for the Padres, with 37 strikeouts through 31 2-3 innings.

Indians vs White Sox Picks: Shane Reigns

Apr 30, 2021 - 5:30 PM ET

In three starts against Chicago going back to 2020, Shane Bieber has allowed just three earned runs across 20 innings while fanning 29 batters.

NFL Draft Odds 2021: Lance Ousts Jones as Favorite at No. 3

Apr 29, 2021 - 6:30 PM ET

On the day of the NFL Draft, North Dakota State quarterback Trey Lance took over as the favorite to be selected third overall, pulling ahead of Alabama's Mac Jones and Ohio State's Justin Fields.

Raptors vs Nuggets Picks: Mountain Terrain Rough for Raptors

Apr 29, 2021 - 6:00 PM ET

Even without Jamal Murray, Nikola Jokic has the Denver Nuggets cruising, going 7-1 SU since their star guard went down with a torn ACL.

Cubs vs Braves Picks: Land of the Freeman, Home of the Braves

Apr 29, 2021 - 4:45 PM ET

Ronald Acuna Jr. has been crushing so far this year, and you can expect Atlanta's lineup to get the better of their matchup with Cubs starter Adbert Alzolay.

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