For the second straight year, a tweet by an NBA insider caused a dramatic shift in the league’s draft odds. Only this time the reporter also is a paid contributor to a sportsbook.
Todd Dewey covers sports betting for the Las Vegas Review-Journal.
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Bettors who have faded (wagered against) the A’s this season are up big. Oakland is on pace to finish with the worst 162-game record in baseball history.
In case you haven’t heard, Max Homa has the course record of 61 at the Los Angeles Country Club, which is hosting the U.S. Open this week.
Rather than hedge his $100 parlay to guarantee a profit, Jon Grace doubled down. Now he is two Golden Knights wins away from collecting six figures from Circa.
Nuggets center Nikola Jokic is the odds-on favorite to win the NBA Finals MVP and lead Denver to its first NBA championship by beating the Miami Heat.
VSiN handicapper Wes Reynolds and Westgate SuperBook golf oddsmaker Jeff Sherman have two common plays to win the PGA Championship, which tees off Thursday at Oak Hill in New York.
Pro sports bettor Jeff Whitelaw has already wagered on two NFL teams to go over their season win totals. He also provides an early analysis of the Raiders.
Kentucky QB Will Levis became a popular wager to go No. 1 after a Reddit post claimed he told his friends and family the Panthers had informed him he’d be the top pick.
Despite the sixth-seeded Warriors’ 11-30 road record, they’re -275 favorites to win their first-round playoff series over the No. 3 Kings.
Handicapper Wes Reynolds won the SuperBook’s NFL season wins challenge last season and also swept three Review-Journal college contests while going 61-36 ATS.
For the first time since seeding began in 1979, no team seeded better than No. 4 has made the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament. No. 4 UConn is the highest remaining seed.
The last time Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale was in Las Vegas, he left with a wheelbarrow full of cash after collecting on the Astros to win the World Series. But he gave back a chunk of his winnings Friday night.
No. 2 seed UCLA is a 1½-point favorite over No. 3 seed Gonzaga in their Sweet 16 matchup Thursday night in Las Vegas, an NCAA regional host for the first time.