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Ryan Murphy began his love affair with sports journalism at the age of nine when he wrote his first article about his little league baseball team. He has since authored his own weekly column for Fox Sports and AskMen, and has created successful campaigns for the WWE, the NHL, the NFL, and the Kentucky Derby. Ryan's critically acclaimed stories have also been published in 21 books and have been featured on more than 170 radio stations and 40 newspapers across North America.

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Team: Los Angeles Lakers
Sport to bet on: NBA
Sports movie: Bull Durham
Sports snack: Wings
Covers feature: League Trends
I’d be lying if I told you I jumped on Blake Snell’s 2018 Cy Young odds when they were parked at +28,000. I’d be writing this passage from my own private island if I had. However, I did recognize his value early on when he got off to a 4-1 start and nabbed him at +5,000. By the time Snell picked up his hardware in November, most books had the lefty listed at -400.
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I hate to admit it, but I was one of the few people in Canada that picked the Philadelphia 76ers to win Game 7 of the 2019 Eastern Conference Semifinals straight-up over the Toronto Raptors. The betting gods punished me for my lack of patriotism that evening when Kawhi Leonard’s game-winner bounced off the rim an excruciating four times before settling into the basket. I’m still recovering from the heart attack.
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NBA Playoff Odds: Updated NBA Playoffs Series Odds and Betting Lines

Apr 20, 2024 • 6:34 AM ET

Get updated 2024 NBA Playoffs series odds and compare those odds between sportsbooks to find the best price.

NBA Playoff Predictions: Expert Picks for the 2024 NBA Playoffs and NBA Finals

Apr 19, 2024 • 3:43 PM ET

The playoffs have arrived and the picks are in. See how Covers staff members think the 2024 NBA Playoff bracket will shake out.

We Asked ChatGPT to Predict the Outcome of The Masters

Apr 8, 2024 • 1:54 PM ET

We tasked AI with picking Masters winners, and it didn't disappoint, providing us with picks, detailed analysis, and an artful narration of the winning golfer's path to victory.

Final Four Odds & Score Predictions: Bet on Exact Final Scores for NC State vs Purdue and Alabama vs UConn

Apr 6, 2024 • 5:00 PM ET

Betting on the exact final score of college basketball games is an increasingly popular prop. We have the latest exact score odds and analysis for the Final Four matchups between NC State and Purdue and Alabama and UConn.

NIT 2024 Odds: Seton Hall Pirates Plunder a Championship

Apr 5, 2024 • 8:34 AM ET

The Seton Hall Pirates are your 2024 NIT Champions, scoring an upset win over Indiana State, 79-77, in a riveting final.

April 2024 Sports Calendar: Four on the Floor

Mar 26, 2024 • 5:19 AM ET

The Final Four headlines a busy month of sports action that also includes the NBA and NHL playoffs, the Masters, and the NFL Draft. Check out our comprehensive schedule of the biggest tournaments and games on tap.

NIT Bracket: 2024 NCAA National Invitational Tournament Bracket

Mar 21, 2024 • 8:22 AM ET

The 2024 National Invitational Tournament tips off on March 19. Track all 32 teams with our up-to-date NIT bracket.

We Used AI to Fill Out a March Madness Bracket and Predict the Score of Every NCAA Tournament Game

Mar 21, 2024 • 8:12 AM ET

We asked ChatGPT to predict the outcome of March Madness, and it didn't disappoint, providing us with plenty of upset picks and a surprise national champion.

Key Dates for the 2024 MLB Season: From Opening Day to the World Series

Mar 8, 2024 • 11:46 AM ET

We break down the biggest dates, deadlines, and events ahead of the upcoming 2024 MLB season.

College Basketball Best Bets This Week: Turbulence Ahead for Air Force

Mar 1, 2024 • 10:12 AM ET

Gear up for a thrilling week of college hoops with our best bets from the NCAA's most talked-about matchups.

College Basketball Best Bets This Week: Marist Takes Manhattan

Feb 23, 2024 • 8:29 AM ET

Gear up for a thrilling week of college hoops with our best bets from the NCAA's most talked-about matchups.

March 2024 Sports Calendar: Cinderella Season

Feb 21, 2024 • 6:23 AM ET

March into an amazing month of live sports with our comprehensive schedule of the biggest tournaments and games on tap.

Super Bowl Picks: 3 Betting Experts Weigh In

Feb 11, 2024 • 1:40 PM ET

The Clock is ticking! Load up on last minute betting advice for Super Bowl LVIII before the Chiefs and 49ers take the field in Las Vegas.

Super Bowl 58 By the Numbers

Feb 11, 2024 • 6:51 AM ET

The numbers are in! Take a deep dive into the stats, facts, and eye-popping figures sure to shape Super Bowl 58 in Sin City.

What Channel is Super Bowl 58 on? TV Channel, Live Streaming Info, Game Time | February 11

Feb 10, 2024 • 10:48 AM ET

The Kansas City Chiefs are on a mission to become the first team to win back-to-back Super Bowl titles since 2005. Find out how you can see every second of the action.

College Basketball Best Bets This Week: Bearish About the Bulldogs

Feb 2, 2024 • 9:49 AM ET

Gear up for a thrilling week of college hoops with our best bets from the NCAA's most talked-about matchups.

February 2024 Sports Calendar: Simply Super

Jan 28, 2024 • 7:34 PM ET

February is shaping up to be a truly super month thanks to Super Bowl LVIII and the eagerly anticipated return of the Boys of Summer.

College Basketball Best Bets This Week: California Dreaming

Jan 26, 2024 • 8:22 AM ET

Gear up for a thrilling week of college hoops with our best bets from the NCAA's most talked-about matchups.

College Basketball Best Bets This Week: Indiana Won't Get Badgered by Wisconsin

Jan 19, 2024 • 8:30 AM ET

Gear up for a thrilling week of college hoops with our best bets from the NCAA's most talked-about matchups.

College Basketball Best Bets This Week: Just How Low Can DePaul Go?

Jan 12, 2024 • 6:56 AM ET

Gear up for a thrilling week of college hoops with our best bets from the NCAA's most talked-about matchups.

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