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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.

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Team: Springboks
Sport to bet on: NCAA basketball
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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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Red Sox vs Astros ALCS Game 6 Picks and Predictions: Can Houston Launch Into the World Series?

Oct 22, 2021 - 4:01 PM ET

The Red Sox are on the brink of elimination, with the Astros looking to punch their ticket to the World Series with a win in Game 6. Find out if we believe a Game 7 is coming, or if Houston's headed back to the World Series, with our MLB betting picks.

Raptors vs Celtics Picks and Predictions: Raps' Offense Could Be in for Long Season

Oct 22, 2021 - 3:33 PM ET

The Raptors returned to Toronto after a season away and promptly put up a dud. Now the underdogs headed to Boston, find out if they can keep it close with our Raptors vs. Celtics picks.

Today’s NBA Player Prop Picks: Kings Can't Defend the Castle

Oct 22, 2021 - 10:39 AM ET

We're still sifting through the early-season uncertainty, but that doesn't mean there aren't plenty of great NBA prop picks to pilfer heading into the weekend. Get Friday's best bets, including Joe Ingles to torch the Kings' D.

Roughriders vs Stampeders Week 12 Picks and Predictions: Riders Get Revenge

Oct 22, 2021 - 9:44 AM ET

Saskatchewan got roughed up by Calgary in each of its past two outings. But after a bye week, and with reinforcements back in action, our Roughriders vs Stampeders picks tell a different story this time around.

Lions vs Blue Bombers Week 12 Picks and Predictions: Nothing Stopping The League-Best Blue Bombers

Oct 22, 2021 - 9:26 AM ET

The CFL-best Winnipeg Blue Bombers will host the B.C. Lions as 11.5-point favorites, who are looking to get back to .500 on the season. Can they be the team that slows down the Blue Bombers? Find out in our Lions vs. Blue Bombers picks.

Redblacks vs Tiger-Cats Week 12 Picks and Predictions: Ride The Ti-Cats At Home

Oct 22, 2021 - 9:26 AM ET

The Ti-Cats look to handle business against the Redblacks who have seen seven of their eight losses this year come by double digits. Hamilton have won and covered in its last three matchups with Ottawa. Find out more in our Redblacks vs Ti-Cats picks.

Argonauts vs Alouettes Week 12 Picks and Predictions: The East's Best Teams Collide

Oct 22, 2021 - 9:25 AM ET

The Argonauts and Alouettes are the East Division's two top teams and both have dealt with instability at QB this season. Our picks highlight what will be the difference in a closely contested game between Montreal and Toronto.

Today’s NBA Player Prop Picks: Don't Bank On PG-13 Suddenly Grabbing Boards

Oct 21, 2021 - 1:53 PM ET

There are only three games in the Association tonight, but there's plenty of NBA prop bet value to be found. We highlight the best plays for Thursday night: De'Andre Hunter scoring, Kyle Lowry not scoring, and PG-13 doing everything... except grab boards.

UFC Fight Night Costa vs Vettori Picks and Predictions: Vettori By Points The Best Value

Oct 21, 2021 - 8:43 AM ET

Marvin Vettori is more technically sound than Paulo Costa, and if he's able to withstand the early onslaught from Costa, should be able to wear him down with superior wrestling and cardio. Check out our full UFC betting picks for Saturday's main event.

Islanders vs Blackhawks Picks and Predictions: Islanders Look To Get Back On Track

Oct 19, 2021 - 12:30 PM ET

In a matchup between two teams struggling out of the gates, look for the Islanders to get their road trip back on track against the Blackhawks, who have looked rather uninspiring. Find out what we're backing in our Islanders vs Blackhawks picks.

Braves vs Dodgers NLCS Game 3 Picks and Predictions: Adding Buehl To the Fire

Oct 19, 2021 - 11:58 AM ET

After consecutive walk-off losses, the Dodgers are in an 0-2 hole and need a win in Tuesday afternoon's Game 3. LA is turning to another one of its studs, Walker Buehler, which has our MLB picks leaning towards the desperate Dodgers leading early.

Today’s NBA Player Prop Picks: Poole Provides Depth

Oct 19, 2021 - 11:00 AM ET

The NBA is back! That means there are plenty of prop markets to sink our teeth into every night, even with just two games on the opening night schedule. Start off the season on a winning note with our best NBA prop picks for October 19.

Bills vs Titans Monday Night Football Picks and Predictions: Can Buffalo Continue To Dominate?

Oct 18, 2021 - 5:03 PM ET

The Bills enter this matchup as one of the hottest teams in the NFL, but can they continue their dominant run against a Titans squad starting to find its form? Find out who we’re backing in our Bills vs Titans picks for Monday Night Football.

Astros vs Red Sox ALCS Game 3 Picks and Predictions: October Slugfests Continue At Fenway

Oct 18, 2021 - 4:00 PM ET

After splitting the first two games, the ALCS is down to a best-of-five as the scene shifts to Fenway Park. Both offenses are clicking on all cylinders but our MLB betting picks are backing the Astros, who have the more reliable starter on the hill.

Stars vs Senators Picks and Predictions: Tired Legs On a B2B Has Us Leaning Under

Oct 17, 2021 - 10:52 AM ET

Both Dallas and Ottawa are coming off losses in playing the second leg of a back-to-back Sunday afternoon. With the Stars having more veteran depth (and overall talent), we're leaning towards them delivering as road NHL betting favorites.

Bengals vs Lions Week 6 Picks and Predictions: Cincinnati's Bright Start Rolls Through the Motor City

Oct 15, 2021 - 1:42 PM ET

The Bengals have started 2021 brightly, with a functional and talented offense helped by a surprising defense. Our NFL betting picks breakdown why Cinci can keep it going against a Lions team getting painfully close to a win.

Stampeders vs Lions Week 11 Picks and Predictions: Stamps Keep Rolling

Oct 14, 2021 - 4:05 PM ET

Calgary started off slow, going 1-4 while star QB Bo Levi Mitchell missed time with a leg injury. But Mitchell has the Stamps rolling now, as they are 3-1 SU since that poor start. Find out why we like them on the ML in our Stampeders vs. Lions picks.

Alouettes vs Redblacks Week 11 Picks and Predictions: Trust the Alouettes, Even Without Adams Jr.

Oct 14, 2021 - 3:48 PM ET

The Alouettes take on the Redblacks without QB Vernon Adams Jr. but Ottawa is only 2-17 SU and 4-15 ATS in its previous 19 contests. Find out if we're fading Ottawa once again in our Alouettes vs Redblacks picks.

Blue Bombers vs Elks Week 11 Picks and Predictions: First-Place Winnipeg Should Have No Issues With Edmonton

Oct 14, 2021 - 12:39 PM ET

It's tough to beat the same team in back-to-back weeks, but the 8-1 Blue Bombers have a great chance to do just that against the last-place Edmonton Elks. Winnipeg is nearly a two-touchdown CFL betting favorite — but we're not fading the Bombers.

Giants vs Dodgers NLDS Game 4 Picks and Predictions: Champs on the Brink

Oct 12, 2021 - 5:00 PM ET

The Giants escaped the first game in Los Angeles with a 1-0 win to take a 2-1 series lead and put L.A. on the brink of elimination. Find out if we like them to take Game 4 of the NLDS and advance to the next round with our Giants vs. Dodgers picks.

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