Russell Wilson New Favorite to Win NFL MVP

After six weeks as favorite to win the NFL MVP award, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes has been overtaken by. Seattle Seahawks signal caller Russell Wilson is now the favorite to win the coveted NFL award. Wilson is at +200 on several sportsbooks online and in Vegas. Just behind Russell Wilson are Mahomes at +250, Deshaun Watson at +800, Aaron Rodgers at +900 and Christian McCaffrey at +… [Read entire story]

Jalen Ramsey Traded to Los Angeles Rams

Both player and team got what they wanted as disgruntled cornerback Jalen Ramsey was traded by the Jacksonville Jaguars to the Los Angeles Rams on Tuesday. In exchange for Ramsey, the Rams sent the Jaguars first round picks in 2020 and 2021 as well as a fourth round pick in 2021. Ramsey will join two former … [Read entire story]

Tua Tagovailoa Favored at Halfway Point in Heisman Race

The college football season has reached its halfway point and it appears the four finalists for the coveted Heisman Trophy may already be separating themselves from the rest of the pack. Quarterbacks – Tua Tagovailoa, Jalen Hurts, Justin Fields and Joe Burrow – have been putting up big numbers while leading their teams to undefeated records through seven weeks of the regular season. Surprisingly, one of the preseason season favorites, Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence appears to have fallen off the pace. While quarterbacks are always in the… [Read entire story]

Michigan State Faces Tough Challenge on the Road at Wisconsin

The Michigan State Spartans are coming off a Saturday loss to Ohio State with a second straight road game versus a top 10 ranked team. They face the No. 8 ranked Wisconsin Badgers (-10.5) on Saturday. Not only are the Spartans playing two straight on the road against top 10 ranked teams, but both the Buckeyes and Badgers have top 5 defenses. Michigan State lost to Ohio State 34-10 as 20-point underdogs and although the Spartans defense played well early including allowing just 16 total yards of offense … [Read entire story]

Tom Brady Passes Peyton Manning for 2nd All-Time in Passing Yardage

Needing just 18 yards to pass Peyton Manning, New England quarterback Tom Brady completed a 19-yard pass to Sony Michel in the first minute of play in Thursday’s game against the New York Giants. With the completion, Brady took over second place on the all-time passing yardage list. Now, he is just Drew Brees with the New Orleans Saints. Brady finished the game with 334 yards passing and one interception in a 35-14 win over the Giants. Brady now has 72,257 yards passing for his NFL career. Brees, … [Read entire story]

Zion Williamson Favored to win NBA Rookie of the Year

Zion Williamson is the most hyped rookie to hit the NBA hardwood courts since LeBron James. The former Duke star was selected by the New Orleans Pelicans as the No. 1 overall pick. Odds makers have the talented, high-flying Williamson as the favorite to win the NBA Rookie of the Year Award for the upcoming 2019-20 season. Williamson is currently -130 on several sportsbooks. The Pelicans rookie is followed by Ja Morant at +350, RJ Barrett at +500, Michael Porter Jr. at +1600. Darius Garland and Coby White at +1800 to round out the top 5 best … [Read entire story]

Giannis Antetokounmpo Favored to Win Second Straight NBA MVP Award

The Most Valuable Player Award in the NBA like any other professional sports league is the most coveted individual award in a team sport. The NBA has several players that are a notch or two above the rest and odds makers believe Giannis Antetokounmpo will win the award for a second consecutive season. Sportsbooks are confident the “Greek Freak” will win the 2019-20 MVP award. Currently Giannis is at +300 on most sportsbooks. Following the star for the Milwaukee Bucks on the futures board is Stephen Curry at +550. Then, LeBron James … [Read entire story]

Kyle Lowry Extends Raptors Contract for $31 Million

The Toronto Raptors and Kyle Lowry have reached an agreement on a one-year contract extension for $31 million. The new deal will take the Raptor’s guard out of the free agent market in July. That’s according to Priority Sports agent Mark Bartelstein. The extension guarantees the Toronto guard $64 million over two years. He will also get the $33.3 million currently remaining on his contract, which expires at the end of this season. Raptors President Masai Ujiri, general manager Bobby Webster and representatives for Lowry have been working for months on the agreement. Want $250 to bet on… [Read entire story]

Patrick Mahomes Hurts Ankle in Loss to Indy

Head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs Andy Reid announced that his star quarterback Patrick Mahomes had “tweaked” his ankle in the team’s game against Indianapolis Sunday. The injury was one of several the Chiefs suffered in their 19-13 loss. Reid said he thought Mahomes would be fine and the team would see how things go. Medical personnel for the Chiefs will be monitoring the ankle during the week. Want $250 to bet on Monday Night Football? Sign up now… [Read entire story]

Quarterbacks and Other Key Players Ruled Out for NFL Week 5

On Friday several quarterbacks and other players were ruled out for Week 5 of the NFL. The Chicago Bears officially ruled out quarterback Mitchell Trubisky for their game on Sunday in London against the Oakland Raiders. Trubisky dislocated his left shoulder and has a slight labrum tear. He suffered the injury in the Bears win last weekend over the Minnesota Vikings. Want $250 to bet on NFL Week 5? Sign up here! Sam Darnold has been ruled out by the New York Jets. The Jets play Philadelphia … [Read entire story]

Lakers Trying James and Davis at Different Spots

The Lakers practiced using a late-game lineup of LeBron James as the point guard and Anthony Davis at center. James committed several turnovers during the three minute period. Notably, there was one where Danny Green stole the ball from him in the backcourt. Davis at times popped up to the high post and received the ball then took face-up jumpers. Want $250 to bet on… [Read entire story]

Houston Astros Favored to Win World Series as Division Series’ Begin

The Major League Baseball postseason is underway as both wildcard games have been played and division series play opens on Thursday. The Washington Nationals and Tampa Bay Rays won their wildcard game in each league and move on to the next round. Odds makers have made the Houston Astros the favorite to win the World Series this year and are +210 on most sportsbooks. The Astros are closely followed by the Los Angeles Dodgers at +275, New York Yankees at +425, Atlanta Braves at +900 and the Washington Nationals at +1000 to round at … [Read entire story]

Damian Lillard & Blazers Eyeing NBA Title with New Players on Board

Damian Lillard led the Portland Trail Blazers to their first NBA Western Conference finals since 2000 last season. The guard is looking toward even loftier heights following several offseason changes to the squad. Lillard called the new Trail Blazers a completely different team with a great deal of building still to be done. However, the focus entering this season is to win the NBA title, said Lillard. Despite being labeled the underdog to the Oklahoma City Thunder in the first round of last season’s playoffs, the … [Read entire story]

Justin Verlander Reaches 3,000 Career Strikeouts, 300 for This Season

On Saturday, Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander reached two new milestones as he became the 18th major league pitcher to reach the 3,000-strikeout plateau for his career and the 19th since 1900 to post 300 strikeouts in one season. Verlander, who is 36, entered his final start of the regular season on Saturday against the Los Angeles Angels with 2,994 career strikeouts. He reached 3,000 career strikeouts by fanning Kole Calhoun in the fourth inning… [Read entire story]

Matthew Stafford Listed on Lions Injury List as Questionable for Sunday

On Friday, to the surprise of many, quarterback Matthew Stafford of the Detroit Lions appeared on this team’s injury report. The report said Stafford has an injured hip and is questionable for the Lions game on Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs at home. An NFL source said that the issue Matthew Stafford has is in his back and has had … [Read entire story]

Kyle Kuzma Lost to Los Angeles Lakers with Foot Injury

The Los Angeles Lakers announced that forward Kyle Kuzma has a stress reaction in his foot, which he suffered during a workout this summer with Team USA. Kuzma will be sidelined indefinitely the team said. Kuzma, who is 24, is not cleared to participate in full practices or play in games and is likely to miss three or more weeks of training camp, … [Read entire story]

Tom Brady Managing His Practice Schedule Due to Age

The New England Patriots have said that quarterback Tom Brady has not taken part in full practices three of the last four times the team has practised. The quarterback said his age is a factor. Tom Brady called football a contact sport. Adding that at age 42 he is no longer a “spring chicken”. He said that he was trying to feel as good as possible. Although, he would… [Read entire story]

The UNDER Loves NFL Prime Time

The UNDER has cashed heavily during nationally televised NFL games through three weeks of the NFL season. After 10 games played in “NFL prime time” the UNDER has cashed in eight and has done the same in halftime totals. Since 2000, the start of this season has the second best record for UNDER based upon percentage, for prime time games for the first three weeks. NLF prime time games this season have averaged 35.7 total points per game. Going back to 2000, the best record for the UNDER based on percentages following three weeks of the season was in 2006 when … [Read entire story]

Patriots Put Fullback James Develin on Injured Reserve

The New England Patriots are one of the few NFL teams that continue to use a fullback. On Monday, the Patriots announced that they had placed fullback James Develin on injured reserve. James Develin injured his neck versus the Miami Dolphins in Week 2. In 2017, Develin was the fullback for the AFC in the Pro… [Read entire story]

UCLA Rallies from 32-Point Third Quarter Deficit to Beat WSU

The UCLA Bruins made a miraculous comeback on Saturday night capped off by a 15-yard touchdown pass from Dorian Thompson-Robinson to Demetric Felton with just 1:07 remaining to give the Bruins a 67-63 victory over the No. 10 ranked Washington State Cougars. At one point during the third quarter, the Bruins trailed … [Read entire story]

Colts Without Top Tackler Darius Leonard Versus Falcons

The Indianapolis Colts announced on Friday that star linebacker Darius Leonard is having head injury issues. He, as well as defensive end Jaball Sheard will not play in Sunday’s game. Both will miss the match versus the Atlanta Falcons at home in Lucas Oil Stadium. Darius Leonard began having concussion symptoms following Sunday’s game versus Tennessee… [Read entire story]

Air Force Visits Boise State Friday Night

The Boise State Broncos host the Air Force Falcons on Friday night with the current odds favoring Boise State -7.5. Odds makers updated the odds after opening with Boise State at -9.5. The over/under point total is sitting on 53. Boise State is known for its struggles covering the number on Friday, while Air Force covered five consecutive games head-to-head with Boise State from 2011 to 2016, but over the past two season is 0-1-1 ATS versus the Broncos. Want $250 to bet on NCAAF? Sign up here! Both teams are unbeaten … [Read entire story]

Marrone Says Ramsey Will Play Versus Titans

Jacksonville Jaguars disgruntled cornerback Jalen Ramsey, who asked to be traded, will play against Tennessee on Thursday said Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone. On Tuesday, Marrone spoke to Ramsey and no issues remained regarding the shouting match the two had during Sunday’s game. Marrone did not mention anything on Wednesday related to the trade request made by Ramsey. Marrone just said he stays out of that. Adding that he does not … [Read entire story]

Patriots Lose Another Offensive Lineman to Injury

Starting left tackle Isaiah Wynn has been place on injured reserve by the New England Patriots because of a toe injury, said an NFL source. Wynn could return to play later this season. A player put on IR during the season is not able to practice for a period of six weeks. As well as that, he is not eligible to play for eight weeks. That would make Wynn’s earliest return on November 17 when the Patriots play the Philadelphia Eagles… [Read entire story]

Super Bowl LIV Futures Shaken Following Injuries

This NFL season is turning into the story of injured quarterbacks, and the Super Bowl LIV futures are stating to reflect this. Week 2 in the NFL was highlighted by injuries to key players, most notably quarterbacks. The Pittsburgh Steelers and New Orleans Saints are hit the worst with injuries to Ben Roethlisberger and Drew Brees. Pittsburgh’s odds to win Super Bowl LIV fell to +4000 from +2600. As well as that, the New Orleans Saints’ odds dropped to +1600 from +1200. Want $250 to bet on Super Bowl LIV? Sign up here! New England remains the favorite to win at… [Read entire story]

Betting Trends to Consider for NFL Week 2

Betting trends are excellent ways to help bettors determine how to bet on a particular game. The straight up (SU), against the spreads (ATS) and the over/under (O/U) point total trends are important when it comes to NFL betting. Here are a few to consider for Week 2 in the NFL. The Green Bay Packers have gone 10-0 ATS dating back… [Read entire story]

Report: Joe Johnson and Pistons Agree on Deal

Veteran shooting forward Joe Johnson and the Detroit Pistons have agreed to a deal according to multiple reports and an NBA source. The contract is for $2.6 million and includes guaranteed money of $220,000 said a source. The remainder of the contract will become 100% guaranteed if Johnson is on the team roster after January 7. Johnson, who is 38, did not play… [Read entire story]

Justify Failed Drug Test Prior to Winning 2018 Triple Crown

A report by the New York Times says that Justify failed a drug test just one month prior to racing and winning the 2018 Kentucky Derby, but the California Horse Racing board made the decision to dismiss the case after the 3-year proceeded to win that year’s Triple Crown. According to the Times, Justify received a positive result for scopolamine after his victory in the Santa Anita Derby on April 7, which qualified the colt to enter the Derby. Scopolamine can enhance a horse’s performance and has been banned. The results of the… [Read entire story]

Brewers Lose Christian Yelich with Fractured Kneecap

The Milwaukee Brewers beat the Miami Marlins 4-3 on Monday. However, they lost their top hitter Christian Yelich after the slugger fractured his right kneecap. The extent of Yelich’s injury was announced by the Brewers following their win over Miami. General manager David Stearns told the media that Christian Yelich will return on Wednesday to Milwaukee. He will have additional tests and at this time it is unknown whether surgery is needed. Yelich, who is 27, was injured during the top half of the first inning. The incident occured after fouling off a pitch … [Read entire story]

Michigan State Spartans Favored to Win 2020 NCAAB Championship

The tip off to open the season is over two months away. Odds makers have released an updated futures board for the 2020 NCAA basketball national champion and they like the Michigan State Spartans. Several online sportsbooks have the Spartans as +650 favorites. Following closely behind the Spartans are Kentucky +750, Duke +850, Memphis +1000 and Kansas +1000 to round… [Read entire story]

Tom Brady Completely Behind Signing of Antonio Brown

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft said on NBC Sunday night that quarterback Tom Brady is 100% behind the team’s decision to sign wide receiver Antonio Brown. In addition, agent Drew Rosenhaus said at Sunday’s New England game that Tom Brady offered to have Brown stay with he and his family until the wide receiver is completely settled. Want $250 to bet on NFL Monday Night Football? Sign up here! The decision by the Patriots to … [Read entire story]

Freshman USC Quarterback Kedon Slovis Has Huge Debut

USC Trojans’ fans in the student section started to chant, “We Love Slovis,” during the fourth quarter of the Trojans 45-20 victory over the No. 23 ranked Stanford Cardinal. Just seconds after the chants started, the true freshman QB Kedon Slovis threw his third touchdown pass against the Cardinal defense to put the finishing touch on the rout by USC. Following the game, Slovis said he did not hear his fellow students chanting… [Read entire story]

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