We break down the NBA’s Orlando bubble plan and discuss what Zion Williamson’s Pelicans and Damian Lillard’s Blazers have to accomplish to push Memphis out of the eighth playoff seed in the West.
Now that Major League Baseball and the Players Union have finally agreed to play ball, we break down how bettors should approach the shortened 60-game season and offer a few World Series longshots.
With the NHL Western Conference Qualifying Round just over a month away, we offer best bets on all four best-of-5 series matchups: Jets vs. Flames, Canucks vs. Wilds, Predators vs. Coyotes and Oilers vs. Blackhawks.
While the start date and hub city are still left to be determined, we break down the NHL Eastern Conference Qualifying Round with best bets on all four best-of-5 series matchups: Penguins vs. Canadiens, Maple Leafs vs. Blue Jackets, Islanders vs. Panthers and Hurricanes vs. Rangers.
With the basketball season set to resume on July 31 in Orlando, we have the latest 2020 NBA Championship odds with news and notes on LeBron’s Lakers (+225), Kawhi’s Clippers (+300) and Giannis’ Bucks (+325).
Who’s the best bet to win 2020 NFL Coach of the Year honors? An intriguing storyline has already developed with Tom Brady’s former coach and current coach tied as co-favorites in the preseason.
Will Aaron Donald win his third-career NFL Defensive Player of the Year award? We look at his competition, including the Watt and Bosa brothers, last year’s winner Stephon Gilmore and Browns defensive end Myles Garrett.
The Dodgers (+375) are slight favorites over the Yankees (+450) to win the 2020 World Series in the MLB’s proposed 82-game season despite the use of a universal DH. We check the latest odds for baseball’s best betting values.
Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is the favorite to win NFL Comeback Player of the Year, but is Lions signal caller Matthew Stafford (+800) the better bet? Steve Dominey analyzes the early 2020 CPOY odds for the top contenders.
Heisman Trophy winner Joe Burrow is a +250 favorite to win NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year, but he’ll have to outproduce top running backs such as Clyde Edwards-Helaire (+400) and Jonathan Taylor (+900), as well as a loaded rookie class of wide receivers.
Is Redskins defensive end Chase Young a good bet at +450 odds to win 2020 NFL Defensive Player of the Year or could the Cardinals’ Isaiah Simmons (+800) or Lions’ Jeff Okudah (+2500) steal the hardware? Steve Dominey reviews all the NFL player futures, discusses the wagering trends and provides his pick.
Betting lines for all 16 Week 1 games are available after the release of the 2020 NFL schedule. Steve Dominey’s offers three early best bets to jump on before the lines move.
With the NFL’s virtual draft in the books, we recap all the action and examine what teams improved and worsened their odds to win Super Bowl 55, looking at the Chiefs, Ravens, Cowboys, Packers, Eagles, Buccaneers and Saints.
Assuming college football teams play a full schedule in 2020, three teams stand out as good value bets in the season win totals. Steve Dominey breaks down the odds and offers his expert picks.
The reigning Super Bowl champion Chiefs are favored to rack up the most regular-season wins, but are the Ravens the better bet after running roughshod over the NFL in 2019, or could the Buccaneers (+1600) possibly finish first-overall after Tom Brady switched teams?
Who will finish with the NFL’s worst-record in 2020? We examine the league’s worst teams to find the best bet to tank for Trevor Lawrence, looking at the Jaguars, Redskins, Panthers and Dolphins.
Before the NFL Draft, we examine the playoff odds in the AFC to see what teams are good bets to miss and make the postseason, taking a closer look at the Bills, Bengals, Chargers, Broncos and Raiders.
What teams are the best bets to make and miss the postseason in the NFC? Before Thursday’s NFL Draft kicks off in cyberspace, we evaluate the respective playoff chances of the Packers, Eagles and Rams.
Clemson (-200) and Ohio State (-150) look like locks to return to the College Football Playoff, but what other teams will fill out the field? We evaluate early odds for Alabama, Georgia, Oklahoma and defending champion LSU, and offer our best bets on who will make the tournament.
Given we still don’t know if the NBA season will resume or if there will even be playoffs this year, there’s no telling when the draft might take place. However, that didn’t stop oddsmakers from installing Georgia shooting guard Anthony Edwards (-110) as the early favorite to be the No. 1 overall pick ahead of fellow teens James Wiseman (+200) and LaMelo Ball (+400).
While mourning the loss of March Madness, we breakdown the opening odds for the 2021 NCAA Championship, looking at early favorites like Virginia, Kansas, Kentucky, Gonzaga, Duke, North Carolina, and more.
Justin Fields is the new Heisman Trophy favorite with Trevor Lawrence hot on his heels. We look at the lengthening odds of both junior quarterbacks while picking some of our favorite underdogs from the field.
With the start of the Major League Baseball season on hold, we pick the divisional winners in the NL East, NL Central and NL West, looking at the Braves, Mets, Phillies, Cardinals, Cubs, Dodgers, Diamondbacks, and more.