Jeff Whitelaw went 3-1 on his NFL win totals in the Review-Journal last year, with winners on the Bills Over 6½ (10-6), Browns Under 9½ (6-10) and Redskins Under 6½ (3-13).
Vegas, the +450 favorite to win the Stanley Cup, is the heaviest first-round NHL playoff series favorite at -350 over the Chicago Blackhawks.
Wagering on the 2020 PGA Championship — the first major in this unprecedented year — is expected to rival the Masters at Las Vegas sportsbooks.
Saturday’s $1 million Travers Stakes at Saratoga, usually the next big thing for 3-year-olds after the Triple Crown, this year lands smack dab in the middle of the series.
Many players fail to follow up their paper handicapping with a visual review of a horse’s previous race or races. That puts them at a big disadvantage.
Handicapper Dana Lane is betting against the Golden Knights, who might be without leading scorer Max Pacioretty. Dallas is a +115 underdog to the Knights, who are -125.
Handicapper Micah Roberts is backing the Mets (-138) over the Braves as one of his best bets largely because of Jacob deGrom, the +275 favorite to win the NL Cy Young Award.
Several tracks this week imposed new policies prohibiting jockeys from riding at other racetracks as a measure to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Mike Trout’s wife is expecting their first child in August, and the Angels center fielder has said he isn’t sure if he’ll play the entire 60-game season.
Trainer Bob Baffert will fight any adverse ruling by Arkansas racing authorities after two horses were “unknowingly and innocently exposed” to lidocaine, his lawyer said.