Underdogs went 7-3-1 ATS Sunday with six outright wins, including the Dolphins (+11) over the Colts, Steelers (+4½) over the Rams and Jets (+3) over the Giants.
A college football playoff points system devised by a Las Vegas softball coach is much less complicated than the official one, produces a similar field and removes subjectivity.
The Raiders showed grit and young, improving talent in rallying to beat the L.A. Chargers on Thursday night.
Having already played its army-of-veterinarians and raceday-medication-limits cards, management may have to look at replacing its dirt track with a synthetic racing surface.
The biggest win, by far, for MGM Resorts and other Las Vegas sportsbooks was on the Chargers, who upset the Packers 26-11 as 4½-point home underdogs.
Vino Rosso uncorked a vintage stretch run to capture the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic on Saturday at Santa Anita Park, powering past favored McKinzie to win by 4¼ lengths.
The early picture for the Kentucky Derby became blurred Friday when three long shots finished 1-2-3 in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile at Santa Anita Park.
After a two-month absence from the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, the Raiders return Sunday to play the Detroit Lions. The Raiders are 2½-point favorites.
The 2019-20 college basketball season tips off Tuesday with four of the favorites to win the 2020 title, as Michigan State plays Kentucky and Kansas meets Duke.
The 14 races to be run over the next two days promise plenty of drama. But there’s also an underlying tension arising from the surge of horse deaths this year at the racetrack.