The betting public still believes in Jordan Spieth, who is the fourth choice on the Westgate odds board at 12-1 in the year’s fourth major, the PGA at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, New Jersey.
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Oddsmakers are tagging Denver, 12-4 last season, with lower expectations across the board. The Westgate posted the Broncos’ regular-season win total at 9½.
During quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game suspension, will Jimmy Garoppolo salvage the first month of the New England Patriots’ season or wreck it for the long haul?
The NCAA announced the No. 1 overall seed will be able to choose the location of its first two games in the tournament next March. At the Westgate sports book, Duke is the title favorite at 7-2 odds.
Chicago has five players who are expected to join Dwyane Wade, who left Miami to sign as a free agent, on the regular-season roster. The Bulls are led by forwards Bobby Portis and Denzel Valentine.
While most of the NBA’s other 29 teams will play the hopeless role of the Washington Generals, there are teams in the West capable of challenging the Warriors.
Phil Mickelson, who nearly made history in the first round, is the new British Open favorite at 4-1 odds. But it’s doubtful he’s going to run away and hide from the rest of the field.
The Patriots, underdogs at Arizona in Week 1, still are favored in three of the four games with backup Jimmy Garoppolo replacing suspended quarterback Tom Brady.
Jason Day arrives at Royal Troon Golf Club in Scotland as the 8-1 favorite in this week’s British Open. U.S. Open winner Dustin Johnson is the second choice at 9-1.
For the slumping Chicago Cubs, the All-Star break arrives at the right time. World Series futures wagers on the Cubs at 3-1 odds are no longer such hot tickets.
Minus stars Jon Jones and Conor McGregor, the Las Vegas wagering handle for Saturday’s UFC 200 card at T-Mobile Arena will be down an estimated $1 million or more.
Kevin Durant’s free-agent decision means the 2016-17 regular season will be essentially meaningless as we wait for Cleveland and Golden State to meet in the NBA Finals for the third year in a row.
With the Aug. 1 trade deadline approaching, All-Star reliever Andrew Miller is the Yankees’ most valuable commodity. The Cubs and Giants will be interested.
Jimmy Vaccaro spoke, and people listened. Sports betting on a national level was a major topic of discussion at a recent American Gaming Association conference in Washington, D.C.
NFL training camps will open soon. But football betting already is here. North of the border, it’s the second week of the Canadian Football League season.
Westgate sports book director Jay Kornegay announced the SuperContest — the nation’s most prestigious NFL handicapping contest— will shift from 100 payback to an 8 percent takeout this year. The change was overdue.
USFantasy, owned by Vic Salerno, won unanimous approval from the Nevada Gaming Commission to bring back fantasy sports to the state just in time for football season.
The Cubs, who lead the majors with a 47-21 record and a plus-170 run differential, are so popular with the betting public that Las Vegas bookmakers are forced to root against them.
A week ago, it was only a matter of time until Golden State was crowned as a repeat NBA champion. But LeBron James flipped the script for Cleveland.
The NBA Finals is headed for Game 7. LeBron James has pulled the Cleveland Cavaliers out of the grave and put the Golden State Warriors’ record-breaking season on the brink.
Deep roughs, fast greens and wet weather await the field of 156 players in the U.S. Open. Jason Day is the betting favorite at Oakmont Country Club in Pennsylvania.
LeBron James is facing his fifth defeat in seven NBA Finals appearances, and it’s tough to put a positive spin on that record. Golden State leads Cleveland 3-1 going into Game 5.
Exaggerator is the Belmont favorite. But Wynn race book director John Avello’s pick to win is No. 4 Suddenbreakingnews at 10-1 morning-line odds.
Stephen Curry’s disappearing act is the biggest mystery of the NBA Finals. The Golden State Warriors suddenly have reason to worry after being blown out in Game 3 on Wednesday at Cleveland.
The Cleveland Cavaliers, outscored by a combined 48 points while dropping the first two games of the NBA Finals, find themselves on the butt-end of a joke.