With the regular season approaching the starting gate, it’s time to release eight win-total best bets, including plays involving the Bears, Packers and Raiders.
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The betting public has started to lean toward cocky Irishman Conor McGregor, a minus-130 favorite, in a hyped rematch against Nate Diaz on Saturday.
NFL betting returned to Las Vegas sports books with the usual array of crazy results. The Seahawks won a stunner. The Bears and Browns were big losers.
The most anticipated game of Week 1 of the NFL preseason arrives Saturday, when the Rams host the Cowboys before a crowd of around 90,000 at the Los Angeles Coliseum.
New Jersey’s latest shot at legalized sports betting suffered a significant setback Tuesday, when the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the prohibition of sports gambling in that state by a 10-2 vote.
After signing on to form the NBA’s new superteam with the Golden State Warriors, Kevin Durant is leading Team USA into a ridiculously unfair fight at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Six months after Super Bowl 50, it’s time to do this again. It’s time to bet football and sweat the results, starting with the Colts-Packers Hall of Fame game Sunday.
Oakland’s regular-season win total is 8½ at Las Vegas sports books. The Raiders are young and talented on both sides of the ball, and their chances of reaching the playoffs are not a long shot.
Derek Carr, like most other NFL quarterbacks, is the face of the franchise. He will determine a lot about the future of the Raiders, whether they are in Oakland or Las Vegas or again in Los Angeles.
Seven teams won 11 or more games in the NFL last season. The Green Bay Packers, who finished 10-6, appear primed to return to an elite level.
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.
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.
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