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May 3, 2016

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Vegas Play of the Day: Morehead State at UNR

UNR covered in each of the first two games in the CBI Championship Series, beating Morehead State 77-68 as 4-point favorites on Wednesday after losing 86-83 as 5.5-point underdogs on the road Monday. …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Magic at Pacers

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: Thunder at Pistons

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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Syracuse’s odds-defying Final Four run could pay off big for longshot bettors

Syracuse could become the longest shot to ever win the NCAA Tournament with two more victories on Saturday and Monday at the Final Four in Houston. Connecticut holds the modern record after overcoming 100-to-1 odds at the beginning of the tournament two years ago, but Syracuse …

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NCAA Tournament by the odds: L.V. picks and preview of Sunday’s Elite 8

The ACC Tournament was supposed to have ended more than two weeks ago in Washington, D.C. Instead, it went on a brief hiatus. The league will hold another …

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Vegas Play of the Day: North Carolina vs. Notre Dame

Would it be too succinct to just write “too many points” and leave the rest of this space blank?

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NCAA Tournament by the odds: L.V. picks and preview of Saturday’s Elite 8

The left side of the NCAA Tournament bracket playing to form puts college basketball fans in line for a rare treat today. By the odds, the pair of games scheduled to tip at 3:09 this afternoon are the most …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Oregon vs. Oklahoma

I think I’ve written this somewhere else, perhaps even multiple times, but I can’t get an Oregon game from a couple weeks ago out of my head. …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Gonzaga vs. Syracuse

Syracuse is getting more of the action in this game, sending the spread down from minus-4.5 to minus-4, and it doesn’t make any sense. …

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NCAA Tournament by the odds: L.V. picks and preview of the Sweet 16

Don’t expect local bookmakers to join in on the chorus heralding the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament as one of the best ever. It wasn’t for them. While casinos statewide surely didn’t lose money at the start of March Madness, they also didn’t score the jackpot of …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Texas A&M vs. Oklahoma

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: Georgia Tech at San Diego State

Here’s the latest installment of the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point.

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NCAA Tournament by the odds: L.V. view of each Sweet 16 team

The three-day break in the NCAA Tournament allows for teams to regroup and prepare for what’s ahead. Sports bettors should use the pause the same way. …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Saint Mary’s vs. Valparaiso

Saint Mary’s has torn up the nets everywhere it’s played this season. The Gaels lead the nation in field-goal percentage, and have hit at least 50 percent of their shots in seven of the last 10 games. …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Duquesne at Morehead State

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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