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College basketball

Still worth betting on Kentucky to go 40-0?

Believe it or not, Kentucky's odds of completing a perfect 40-0 season were 50-to-1 back at the start of the season. Now? Well, they've moved. And one Las Vegas book has taken bet after bet after bet on "Yes."  More

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Super Bowl

The Pick Heard Round Las Vegas: Super Bowl XLIX finish excites public, silences bookmakers

One bookmaker told Betting Talk that Malcolm Butler's last-second interception resulted in “a seven-figure swing” at his shop. "We ended up the tiniest of winners," he said, "but it felt like a loss."  More

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Super Bowl

Super Bowl XLIX: Patriots are public darlings

Most of the tickets so far for Super Bowl 49 have been written on the Patriots (pk or -1), but there hasn’t been significant line movement as a result. And as far as betting limits go, this is about the only time you can say that ... there really aren’t any.  More

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CFB Playoff

College Football Playoff: Finding Value in Championship Game Line

Which direction will the point spread go before Monday's championship game between Ohio State and Oregon? A couple bookmakers offered us their thoughts.  More

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NFL Playoffs

Will late sharp action affect Wild Card lines?

Jay Kornegay knows which two teams will be the public's last-second favorites on Wild Card weekend, but will sharp action be enough to prevent any significant line moves?  More

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College football

Bowl Season 2014: Ohio State, 10 opening underdogs, and the B1G question

Is the Big Ten overrated in bowl season? The numbers from the past decade might surprise you.  More

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College Football

William Hill bookmaker on playoff point spreads: ‘I think both numbers are inflated’

The inaugural College Football Playoff is still two weeks away, but excitement continues to build as we all wait for the two semifinal games to arrive: No. 1 Alabama vs. No. 4 Ohio State in the Sugar Bowl, and No. 2 Oregon vs. No. 3 Florida State in the Rose Bowl.  More

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NHL

Assessing the 2015 Stanley Cup Odds at the NHL Season Quarter-Pole

All 30 NHL teams have played at least a quarter of their respective 2014-15 schedules, and there’s been some shakeup in the Stanley Cup odds. Some teams have seen their odds cut drastically—like the Nashville Predators jumping from 100-to-1 to 22-to-1 after a hot start.  More

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College Football

Which college football win totals are coming down to the wire? 15 of them play this weekend

With the college football regular season in its final week, now is the perfect time to look back at the teams that need to win their games this weekend in order to eclipse the season win total marks set for them by the sports books.  More

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DFS Strategy

DFS Strategy: Here’s some Week 8 players who offer good value in DraftKings cash games

We’ve officially hit the midpoint in the season and, since you’re reading this, you’ve either survived the first half or are just dipping your toes in the DFS pool and are now ready to take the full plunge. A lot more clarity exists around NFL pretenders and contenders, as well as which players have established firm […]  More