49ers Big Favorites to Win NFC West At Halfway Point of the Season

Of all the divisions in the NFL, the NFC West has had the most surprises the first half of the regular season. At the opening of the season odds makers had the Los Angeles Rams as the -180 odds on favorite to win the division title, but currently are third. The San Francisco 49ers started… [Read entire story]

Packers Favored to Win NFC North Heading into Week 9

Opening the NFL regular season, the Chicago Bears were favored to win the NFC North. However, things change and the Bears are now the longshots to win the division. As Week 9 starts, the Green Bay Packers have the best odds on sportsbooks to win the NFC North at -190, while the Minnesota Vikings can be had for +160, the Detroit Lions +2300 and the Bears for +3500. Prior to the start of Week 1, the Packers were +160 to win the NFC North, but the… [Read entire story]

Stephen Curry Breaks Hand in Fall Against Phoenix Suns

Star guard Stephen Curry with the Golden State Warriors broke his left hand following a hard fall during Wednesday’s game versus the Phoenix Suns. Warriors’ general manager Bob Meyers said that Curry would undergo a CT scan and MRI. From that point, the team would determine if Curry needs to have surgery. We await confirmation of what his timetable would be for recovery. Want $250 to bet on the NBA? Sign up here! Stephen Curry, who is 31, fractured his second metacarpal, which is the bone … [Read entire story]

Alabama New Favorite to Win College Football National Championship

Odds makers have shuffled the top of the futures board for the college football national championship heading into Week 10 of the regular season. Although the Alabama Crimson Tide dropped from No. 1 to No. 2 in the national polls following Week 9, odds makers leapfrogged the Tide over Clemson to become the new … [Read entire story]

Steelers Running Back James Conner Injured Late in Win Over Dolphins

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced following their Monday night 27-14 victory over the Miami Dolphins that running back James Conner had suffered an AC joint injury. James Conner could be seen wearing a sling on his right arm as he exited Heinz Field. Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin told reporters following the game that Conner’s injury will be evaluated on Tuesday and an update should be available when he holds his press conference on… [Read entire story]

Saints Not Announcing Starting QB Until Sunday

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton would not name his starting quarterback following practice on Friday saying he would likely wait to do that until Sunday. However, it appears both Drew Brees as well as running back Alvin Kamara both have good chances of returning from their injuries to play against Arizona after both practiced again on Friday. Brees and Kamara are listed as questionable on the Saints injury report. Payton told… [Read entire story]

NFL Source: Michael Bennett Traded to Cowboys by Patriots

A source in the NFL has said that defensive end Michael Bennett has been traded by the New England Patriots to the Dallas Cowboys. In exchange for Bennett the Patriots will receive a seventh-round draft pick in 2021 that could improve to sixth-round if conditions of the trade are met. The trade deadline for the NFL is Tuesday. Bennett, who on November 13 will turn 34, was suspended for last … [Read entire story]

Dallas Cowboys Favored to Win NFC East After Seven Weeks

The NFC East has not fared well after seven weeks of the NFL regular season, with the best record in the division held by the 4-3 Dallas Cowboys. Sportsbooks like the chances of the Cowboys to win the division title for second straight season. The Cowboys are available on several sportsbooks online and in Vegas at -135, while the Philadelphia Eagles sit second at +120 followed by the New York Giants +1400 and Washington Redskins … [Read entire story]

Lions Send Starter Quandre Diggs to Seahawks

The Detroit Lions have traded Quandre Diggs, their starting safety, and a seventh-round pick in 2021 to the Seattle Seahawks. In exchange, they receive a fifth round pick in 2020. The two teams announced the trade on Tuesday. Quandre Diggs had started for Detroit since 2017 at both slot cornerback as well as safety. During the last two seasons he became one of the Lions’ most reliable defensive backs alongside Pro Bowler Darius Slay. Quandre Diggs, who is 26, was an alternate last … [Read entire story]

Houston Astros Heavily Favored to Win World Series

The 2019 World Series begins Tuesday at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas between the Washington Nationals and the Houston Astros. Several sportsbooks online and in Vegas have the Astros heavily favored to win the Fall Classic at -225. Meanwhile, the Nationals are available on average at +185. Baseball pundits will tell you that strong starting pitching is the biggest key to maintaining … [Read entire story]

Saints Alvin Kamara and Jared Cook Ruled Out Versus Bears

The New Orleans Saints have won four straight but will be tested Sunday on the road at Soldier Field against the Chicago Bears. The Saints announced that running back Alvin Kamara as well as tight end Jared Cook would not play due to injuries. The loss of Kamara and Cook will hurt the passing game for the Saints as Kamara is second and Cook third on New Orleans behind just wide receiver Michael Thomas as passing targets and each has two receiving touchdowns. However, both sat out during … [Read entire story]

Sam Darnold: Jets Only Need Chris Herndon to Return on Offense

Sam Darnold is not known for making bold statements but the quarterback for the New York Jets did just that on Thursday by setting big expectations for the Jets’ offense. Darnold said the only player the Jets were missing at his time was injured tight end Chris Herndon and once all the players are back … [Read entire story]

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]

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