Las Vegas Sun - Blogs: Talking Points

December 17, 2017

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Vegas Play of the Day: Titans at 49ers

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

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Week 15 NFL picks against the spread for the Sun’s handicapping contest

There’s a long-running debate in handicapping circles about how meaningful previous games between two teams matter when prognosticating an upcoming matchup. …

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Blog: Boise State notches fourth Las Vegas Bowl victory by beating Oregon

Boise State became the winningest program in Las Vegas Bowl history Saturday afternoon at Sam Boyd Stadium. The Broncos used a solid defensive effort to upset Oregon 38-28 in the 18th edition of the annual local bowl game. …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Los Angeles Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs

Rewind to two months ago. Not that long in the past, all things considered. …

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Bowl pick’em against the spread: Part 1

Nowhere celebrates the arrival of bowl season more than Las Vegas, which is why it feels appropriate that college football’s unique postseason now annually starts here. For the fifth straight year, the Las Vegas Bowl is presented as the featured matchup on the first day of bowl season, which brings a 16-day sports betting bonanza to town. Boise State takes on Oregon as a 7-point underdog in in this year’s iteration. The last time the Broncos played in the Las Vegas Bowl was also the last time …

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Vegas Play of the Day: San Antonio Spurs at Houston Rockets

Everything is set up for the Spurs to have a great performance tonight. …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Broncos at Colts

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 pick’em: NFL Week 15 winners against the spread

The Miami Dolphins have found their niche this year in pulling off massive upsets. …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Sabres at Blues

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

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Week 14 NFL picks for the Sun’s handicapping contest

With as evenly matched as the NFC Playoffs project, the pair of first-round byes appears even more valuable than normal. …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Army vs. Navy

This total has dropped from as high as 54 points at offshore sports books with forecasts of snow hitting Philadelphia, where the Midshipmen and Cadets will contest their annual rivalry game. …

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Vegas pick’em: NFL Week 14 winners against the spread

A 40-year-old is four weeks away from winning the NFL MVP award, if the odds are to be believed. …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Trailblazers vs. Wizards

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: Utah at Butler

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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Week 13 NFL picks for the Sun’s handicapping contest

The first clue that the New Orleans Saints might have been back as Super Bowl contenders for the first time in years came when they traveled to take on the previously undefeated Carolina Panthers in week 3. …

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