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August 28, 2014

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College football by the Vegas odds: Sports book preview of the ACC

Never in college football history has a group of 13 conference teams collectively looked so helpless. In the ACC this season, Florida State is akin to a primordial beast. The other teams in the league are sand gnats …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Temple at Vanderbilt

Football is here. Nothing more needs to be said..

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NFL betting primer: Vegas odds, picks and preview of the AFC South

Two AFC South teams are fixtures at the bottom of Las Vegas oddsmakers’ lists for money wagered every preseason. No one bets on the Tennessee Titans or the Jacksonville Jaguars. Even when the two franchises had their positive moments — it might be hard to remember, but they both have — casual gamblers mostly stayed away …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Minnesota Twins at Kansas City Royals

Forgive us for inadvertently missing a day. The Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point and a $10,000 starting bankroll, returns from the unintended hiatus today…

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Vegas Play of the Day: Mets at Dodgers

Here’s the latest installment of the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point. Our three sports writers started with a $10,000 bankroll …

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NFL betting primer: Vegas odds, picks and preview of the AFC North

William Hill sports books Director of Trading Nick Bogdanovich posted the future odds that paint the AFC North as the most evenly matched division in football. That doesn’t mean …

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Vegas Play of the Day: New York Giants at New York Jets

For the first time in the history of the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point and $10,000 starting bankrolls, two bettors are profitable for the year…

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NFL betting primer: Vegas odds, picks and preview of the AFC East

The wave of money on the Patriots to go over 11 wins hardly seems surprising. New England has equaled or bettered 11-5 in the regular season in eight of the past 10 years …

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College football by the Vegas odds: Sports book preview of the Big 12

Like a coastline vulnerable to rising sea levels, the Big 12 Conference is gradually disappearing. If one of the big five conferences were to cease to exist within the next several years, the Big 12 is the heavy favorite even though its shrinking is barely visible to the naked eye…

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Vegas Play of the Day: Pittsburgh Steelers at Philadelphia Eagles

I’m facing more than the team I’m picking against in today’s South Point-lined Play of the Day…

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NFL betting primer: Vegas odds, picks and preview of the AFC West

One of the NFL’s most ragtag crews could inadvertently plunder Las Vegas casinos. The Oakland Raiders could force one of Nevada’s largest sports book chains to surrender all kinds of booty if they manage to break through with their first winning season in 12 years..

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Vegas Play of the Day: Dodgers at Padres

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: Denver Broncos vs. San Francisco 49ers

The countdown has reached 11 days. The first real football games begin next Thursday with a handful of college contests…

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Vegas Play of the Day: Green Bay Packers at St. Louis

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: Tennessee Titans at New Orleans Saints

The second week of the NFL preseason rolls along tonight with four more games…

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