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September 25, 2016

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Week 3 NFL best bets and picks for the Sun’s handicapping contest

For the first time since restructuring our NFL handicapping contest to include best bets, two of four competitors are on the same side with their top play. …

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College football by the odds: Vegas picks and preview of Week 4

Louisville is the hottest topic in college football after scorching Florida State 63-20 last week. Nowhere illustrates the effect of handing the Seminoles their worst conference loss of all-time better than local sports books, where …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Florida at Tennessee

More Tennessee players would probably prefer winning an SEC Championship over beating the Gators. But I’m not convinced it’s a vast majority. …

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Vegas Play of the Day: TCU at SMU

TCU has gone over in each of its first three games, but all of those totals were set at less than 60. I think this is too far of a jump up in large part because I don’t think SMU is going to be able to hold up its end of the bargain.

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Vegas Play of the Day: Clemson at Georgia Tech

Ready for the most hackneyed piece of analysis you’ll see on this game? This just feels like a spot where Clemson should win going away, by at least two touchdowns. …

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Vegas pick’ em: NFL Week 3 winners against the spread

A crowd of sports bettors would line up to buy Shane Ray a drink the next time he’s in town. The Denver Broncos linebacker will just need to look out for another group wanting to …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Cardinals at Rockies

Here’s the latest installment of the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point. Our three sports writers started with …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Monday Night Football

I was originally leaning towards the under in tonight’s Monday Night Football game in Chicago primarily because of turnovers. But the more I think about it the more I expect one or two of those giveaways to lead directly to points, which should push this think up to the 45-50 point range.

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Week 2 NFL best bets and picks for the Sun’s handicapping contest

AFC North division rivals that are two of the top seven teams in odds to win the Super Bowl collide in the premier 10 a.m. kickoff today. …

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College football by the odds: Vegas picks and preview of Week 3

What was supposed to happen mostly happened. That doesn’t usually happen in college football. Week 2 concluded as one of the tamer …

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Vegas Play of the Day: UNLV at Central Michigan

Here’s the latest installment of the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point. Our three sports writers started with …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Arkansas State at Utah State

Gamblers often make the mistake of getting too emotional and refusing to consider backing a team after it let them down in a previous game. I’m not going to be guilty of that. …

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Vegas Play of the Day: New York Jets at Buffalo Bills

It’s important not to overreact to Week 1 results when you’re looking at the Week 2 slate, and tonight’s game seems like a good opportunity to capitalize on books’ overreaction.

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Vegas pick’em: NFL Week 2 winners against the spread

There was plenty excitement in sports books going into the regular season, as the Rams were bet heavily in the futures market and in …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Rockies at Diamondbacks

Here’s the latest installment of the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point. Our three sports writers started with …

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