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October 18, 2018

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Vegas Play of the Day: Astros vs. Red Sox

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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Vegas pick’em: NFL Week 7 winners against the spread

Brock Osweiler and Frank Gore emerged as unlikely heroes for sports books, and preposterous villains for most bettors in the NFL’s Week 6. The maligned journeyman quarterback and 35-year-old running back led a 31-28 upset victory in …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Brooklyn at Detroit

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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Vegas Play of the Day: 76ers at Celtics

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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Vegas Play of the Day: 49ers at Packers

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 6 NFL picks for the Sun’s handicapping contest

The sports betting market’s old flame meets its new fling in Sunday Night Football of the NFL’s week 6. …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Washington at Oregon

Why are we so convinced Oregon is good? To answer my own question, I guess it’s dominating most of the game against Stanford and then blowing out California the next week. …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Arizona at Utah

The Utes are reportedly taking the vast majority of the action tonight. The problem with that is pretty simple — They can’t score. …

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College football by the odds: Vegas picks and preview of Week 7

ESPN’s College GameDay is headed on Saturday to Ann Arbor, Mich., making Wisconsin at Michigan the de facto biggest game of college football’s Week 7 …

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Vegas pick’em: NFL Week 6 winners against the spread

The stat book. The record book. The sports book. …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Red Sox at Yankees

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 5 NFL picks for the Sun’s handicapping contest

A pair of games between current division leaders highlight the NFL’s week 5 schedule. …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Iowa at Minnesota

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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College football by the odds: Vegas picks and preview of Week 6

Over the last decade, Heisman Trophy voters have apparently realized what sports books have known for much longer: It’s almost impossible for …   

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Vegas Play of the Day: Philadelphia Flyers at Vegas Golden Knights

I’ve already tipped my hand about thinking Pacioretty will emerge as Vegas’ best offensive option this season in multiple places. …

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