A year after everything went wrong for the Ravens, Baltimore coach John Harbaugh has his team back on the right track. The Ravens open the season as 3-point home favorites over the Buffalo Bills.
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The first game of the NFL season was far better than the final game of last season. The underdog Denver Broncos beat Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers both times.
It’s a thrill to hit a long-shot bet, but the truth is the so-called sleeper teams rarely win the Super Bowl and pay the bills. So back the Packers.
Texas rallied to knock off Notre Dame 50-47 in a two-overtime thriller a day after LSU and Oklahoma also fell as popular betting favorites.
LSU running back Leonard Fournette will be featured during a college football kickoff weekend that serves up at least seven magnificent matchups.
Michigan is projected to be a double-digit favorite in its first seven games and might not be an underdog until its season-ending game at Ohio State.
Dallas’ odds to win the Super Bowl were adjusted from 16-1 to 25-1 at the Westgate sports book, where oddsmaker Ed Salmons said writing off the Cowboys is an overreaction.
The Sooners, who open the season Saturday as 10-point favorites at Houston, probably will stumble against a challenging schedule. That has been the trend for coach Bob Stoops.
The Golden Bears, led by new quarterback Davis Webb, are 20-point favorites in the game at Sydney, Australia.
All football handicapping contests are not created equally. There are options for low and high rollers, and for the so-called sharps and squares.
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.
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.