Las Vegas Sun - Blogs: Talking Points

August 21, 2018

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Vegas Play of the Day: Baltimore Ravens at Indianapolis Colts

The fifth season of the annual Play of the Day betting competition between the Sun’s sports staff is now under way, effective July 1. …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Washington Nationals at St. Louis Cardinals

The fifth season of the annual Play of the Day betting competition between the Sun’s sports staff is now under way, effective July 1. …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Marlins at Braves

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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Countdown to college football: Picking every team’s win total in the Pac-12

Only one team in the Pac-12 Conference enters this season off of a victory. That should illustrate plenty about the state of the West’s major college football conference. ….

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Vegas Play of the Day: Angels at Padres

The fifth season of the annual Play of the Day betting competition between the Sun’s sports staff is now underway, effective July 1. …

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Countdown to college football: Picking every team’s win total in the Sun Belt

One of the most shocking upsets of last year’s college football season came when Troy defeated LSU at Tiger Stadium. Two years ago, South Alabama similarly stunned Mississippi State on the road. …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Lions at Raiders

The fifth season of the annual Play of the Day betting competition between the Sun’s sports staff is now underway, effective July 1. …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Dallas Cowboys at San Francisco 49ers

Based on the rising volume and expanding attention, some may find this blasphemous, but I don’t like betting preseason football. …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Red Sox at Blue Jays

The fifth season of the annual Play of the Day betting competition between the Sun’s sports staff is now underway, effective July 1. …

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Countdown to college football: Picking every team’s win total in Conference USA

For a few hours last November from late on a Friday night into Saturday morning kickoffs, a Conference USA game was the talk of the sports betting world and a conversation topic for the overall college football world. …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Yankees at White Sox

The fifth season of the annual Play of the Day betting competition between the Sun’s sports staff is now underway, effective July 1. …

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Vegas Play of the Day: New York Yankees at Boston Red Sox

The fifth season of the annual Play of the Day betting competition between the Sun’s sports staff is now under way, effective July 1. …

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Countdown to college football: Picking every team’s win total, part 3

The advent of the College Football Playoff four years ago consolidated the non-power conferences into a “group of five” designation. The prevailing thought at the time was that the Mountain West, Mid-American, American Athletic, Conference USA and Sun Belt would prove roughly equal in terms of competitiveness. …

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Vegas Play of Day: Cardinals at Pirates

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: Kansas City Royals at Chicago White Sox

The fifth season of the annual Play of the Day betting competition between the Sun’s sports staff is now under way, effective July 1. Bankrolls start at $10,000 for each of the four participants, with the objective to increase it as much as possible over the next year. …

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