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September 16, 2014

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Vegas Play of the Day: Florida Marlins and New York Mets

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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Next week’s opening lines: Super Bowl rematch between Broncos, Seahawks highlights Week 3 in NFL

When they met in last season’s Super Bowl, the Denver Broncos were a small betting favorite against the Seattle Seahawks. A rematch of the Super Bowl highlights the Week 3 schedule next Sunday in the NFL. Seattle opened today in Las Vegas as four-point betting favorites against the visiting Broncos. The number was quickly bet to …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Arkansas at Texas Tech

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

On most weeks, selecting the 10 most significant college football games to analyze from a betting perspective is as easy as riling up South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Pittsburgh Steelers at Baltimore Ravens

It’s always nice to hit the stand-alone national television games…

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

Sports books won week 1. Of the 16 NFL games staged to start the season, six featured a single side drawing more than 70 percent of the betting action in Las Vegas according to William Hill sports books …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Pittsburgh at Philly

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

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Vegas Play of the Day: Monday Night Football

Our first stab at a three-pack of the Play of the Day turned out profitable. The Sun’s sports staff went 2-1 using the South Point odds, with Ray Brewer and myself cashing on our selections while Taylor Bern narrowly fell short…

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Next week’s opening lines: NFL and college football betting odds

With the first full weekend of football wrapping up Sunday evening, sports books across the valley began preparing for the next one …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Here are 3 winners in the NFL for Week 1

Football is finally here. After a grueling summer piecing together the Play of the Day column using baseball games and women’s professional basketball, the NFL …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Arizona State at New Mexico

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 — fictional, of course.

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

History indicates the NFC South is the most unpredictable division in the NFL. It’s the only division where each of the four teams have won three titles apiece since the NFL realigned …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Washington State at UNR

I actively dislike both football games on the South Point betting board tonight…

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College football by the odds: Vegas picks and preview of week 2

Balance prevailed from a betting standpoint over the first week of the college football season. In 84 games, including the surplus of those pairing a Football Bowl Subdivision team against a Football Championship Subdivision opponent, 42 favorites covered and 42 underdogs covered…

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

Determining the sports betting market’s true preseason perception of teams is annually the most difficult in the NFC North. Based on betting action alone, three out of the four teams in the division are without fail among the most popular squads predicted to succeed in the whole NFL …

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