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.
Todd Dewey covers sports betting for the Review-Journal. Prior to taking over that beat in January 2017, he covered UNLV football, 51s baseball and a wide range of other events that come to Las Vegas. A native of Cambridge, Mass., and a graduate of the University of Central Florida, Dewey joined the Review-Journal in 1999 and was the 2013 Nevada Sportswriter of the Year.
Bettors who backed Gonzaga -4½ over TCU on Sunday in the final game of the second round of the NCAA Tournament suffered a bad beat for the ages.
After bettors won big on Fairleigh Dickinson’s upset of No. 1-seeded Purdue in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, they were dealt a dose of March sadness Sunday.
Bettors dealt sportsbooks a loss as they cashed tickets on Fairleigh Dickinson at up to 25-1 on the money line, including five-figure payouts at two casinos.
Princeton shocked No. 2 seed Arizona 59-55 as a 15-point underdog and +850 on the money line. It’s the third straight year that a 15 seed has won a first-round game.
Since 2002, every NCAA basketball national champion but one has met certain statistical benchmarks on the well-respected analytics site KenPom.com.
Barstool Sports handicapper Kelly Stewart and Doug Fitz of Systemplays.com have each hit over 60 percent in March Madness picks the last five years for the RJ.
The Westgate SuperBook raised the Raiders’ odds from 30-1 to 60-1 to win the 2024 Super Bowl after the team agreed to terms with quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo.
According to a new survey by the American Gaming Association, 18 million more Americans plan to bet on the NCAA Tournament than on February’s Super Bowl.
Minutes after the NCAA Tournament selection committee revealed the bracket Sunday, the South Point posted lines on all 32 games and took up to $10,000 a side at the counter.
Bettors are banking on several NFL teams with double-digit odds to win their conferences next season, none more so than the long-suffering Detroit Lions.
The Celtics are the 3-1 favorites at Station Casinos sportsbooks to win the NBA championship, and the Bruins are the 3-1 favorites to win the Stanley Cup.
The betting handle on the inaugural Las Vegas Grand Prix is expected to dwarf the other 22 stops on the Formula One schedule, which starts Sunday in Bahrain.
The Boston Celtics are the 3-1 favorites at the Westgate SuperBook to win the NBA title. But SuperBook oddsmaker Jeff Sherman said the value lies in teams with double-digit odds.
The Raiders and other NFL teams are still in the dark about Aaron Rodgers’ football future. But sportsbooks have shed light on the subject.