Las Vegas Sun - Blogs: Talking Points

September 25, 2017

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Week 3 NFL picks for the Sun’s handicapping contest

Seven of the eight NFL teams to start the season 2-0 were no big surprise by the betting odds. …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Michigan at Purdue

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 4

Conference play begins nationwide in week 4, and for the first time in several years, the most intriguing league to watch might not be anywhere near either coast. …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Utah at Arizona

Getting an extra half-point makes the home team the play in tonight’s Pac-12 matchup. …

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Vegas pick’em: NFL Week 3 winners against the spread

Week 3 will largely determine the early season success of home underdogs. …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Diamondbacks 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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Week 2 NFL picks for the Sun’s handicapping contest

The last time the Broncos and Cowboys met, they combined for the sixth-highest scoring game in NFL history. …

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

If Clemson keeps at its current pace, the Tigers may eradicate the notion of championship hangover in college football. …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Texas at USC

Texas’ embarrassing 51-41 loss to Maryland in week 1 might end up being the best thing to happen to the Longhorns. …

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

NFL fans will be spared the narrative of revolutionary offenses for at least one week. Defense ruled week 1, as the average of 40 points per game was five points lower than any other opening weekend in the last seven years. …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Dodgers at Giants

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: Vikings vs. Saints

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 1 NFL picks for the Sun’s handicapping contest

The co-favorites to win the NFC kick off the 2017 season against each other this afternoon. …

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Vegas Play of the Day: UAB at Ball State

Despite a 4-8 record last season, Ball State made some real strides in the first year under a new coach. …

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

UCLA put together the second-biggest comeback in college football history against Texas A&M Sunday night. Tennessee stirred another collapse the next night. But the endgame of Virginia Tech vs. West Virginia carried the largest point-spread implications over the final two nights of college football’s first week …

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