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Silva, Diaz Battle in Middleweight Matchup Saturday at UFC 183
01/30/2015
UFC 183 takes place on Saturday night in Las Vegas and features two of the sport's most popular fighters in the main event, as Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz both return to the Octagon.... Read this article
Grizzlies, Bulls Favored in Thursday's NBA on TNT Doubleheader
01/29/2015
Off a big road win at the Golden State Warriors, the Chicago Bulls will be on TNT for the second straight week as they visit the LA Lakers while the Memphis Grizzlies host the Denver Nuggets.... Read this article
Jim Feist's Super Bowl XLIX Betting Tips for Seahawks & Patriots
01/26/2015
The Super Bowl is just a few days away between the New England Patriots and defending champion Seattle Seahawks. Jim Feist examines what it will take for each team to win.... Read this article
Super Bowl XLIX Props Offer Hundreds of Ways to Bet the Big Game
01/25/2015
Super Bowl XLIX between the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks kicks off on Sunday, so find out all of the different ways you can bet on the big game, including tons of props.... Read this article
Light Heavyweight Bouts Highlight Saturday's UFC on FOX 14 Card
01/23/2015
Top light heavyweight title contender Alexander Gustafsson will be fighting in his home country of Sweden on Saturday night against Anthony "Rumble" Johnson at UFC on FOX 14.... Read this article
Bulls Look to Get Back on Track Against Spurs on Thursday Night
01/21/2015
The Chicago Bulls have been struggling lately and tip off Thursday's NBA on TNT doubleheader by hosting the San Antonio Spurs before the Brooklyn Nets visit the Los Angeles Clippers.... Read this article
Scott's Shots: College Basketball Vegas Top 25 for January 21
01/21/2015
Scott Spreitzer examines this week's college basketball Top 25.  Find out what teams are overrated and underrated in this week's poll, all from a Las Vegas perspective.... Read this article
Super Bowl XLIX Betting Countdown from Jim Feist
01/19/2015
Don Best handicapper Jim Feist starts the Super Bowl Countdown with his NFL handicapping angles, as this matchup between the Patriots and Seahawks brings ample betting opportunities.... Read this article
Seahawks Open as Small Super Bowl XLIX Favorites Against Patriots
01/18/2015
The New England Patriots impressed bettors more than the Seattle Seahawks on Championship Sunday, setting up a Super Bowl matchup between the top two seeds for the second straight year.... Read this article
Is Conor McGregor a Sure Bet Sunday at UFC Fight Night 59?
01/16/2015
Sunday's UFC Fight Night 59 may not feature a competitive main event between featherweights Conor McGregor and Dennis Siver, but there are a few other bouts worth betting on.... Read this article
Disappointing Teams Meet in Thursday's NBA on TNT Doubleheader
01/14/2015
Thursday's NBA on TNT matchups will not be lacking for star power, as Kevin Durant's Thunder visit James Harden's Rockets and Kobe Bryant's Lakers host LeBron James' Cavaliers.... Read this article
Scott's Shots: College Basketball Top 25 from a Vegas Perspective
01/14/2015
Scott Spreitzer examines this week's college basketball Top 25.  Find out what teams are overrated and underrated in this week's poll, all from a Las Vegas perspective.... Read this article
2015 NFC Championship Game Betting Preview: Packers at Seahawks
01/12/2015
Don Best handicapper Jim Feist offers NFL betting tips and trends worth wagering on for Sunday's NFC Championship Game between the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks.... Read this article
Sunday's NFL Divisional Playoff Betting Preview
01/09/2015
The Green Bay Packers and Denver Broncos are solid home favorites in Sunday's NFL Divisional Playoff games. But are Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers and Denver's Peyton Manning healthy?... Read this article
Saturday's NFL Divisional Playoff Betting Preview
01/08/2015
The Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots are the top seeds in the NFC and AFC, respectively. Will either or both get upset as big favorites Saturday in the Divisional Round?... Read this article
Seahawks, Patriots Remain Favorites to Win Super Bowl XLIX
01/05/2015
The Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots were on byes last week as the top seeds in the NFC and AFC, respectively. But both will be back in action this weekend in the NFL playoffs.... Read this article
College Football Betting Tips for Ohio State vs. Oregon from Jim Feist
01/05/2015
The Ohio State Buckeyes will try to upset the Oregon Ducks when they meet for college football's national championship. Don Best handicapper Jim Feist offers betting tips on the big game.... Read this article
Bengals, Lions Looking to Pull Off Upsets in NFL Wild Card Games
01/03/2015
In Sunday's NFL Wild Card games, the Cincinnati Bengals and Detroit Lions are road underdogs against the Indianpolis Colts and Dallas Cowboys, respectively. Will one or both win?... Read this article
Jones Defends Title Against Cormier as Small Favorite at UFC 182
01/03/2015
Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is set to face Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 tonight in Las Vegas. Will the challenger upset the champion, or will the title belt stay with the champ?... Read this article
Panthers, Steelers Favored in Saturday's NFL Wild Card Games
01/01/2015
The 2015 NFL playoffs get underway Saturday with two games as the Arizona Cardinals visit the Carolina Panthers in the NFC and the Pittsburgh Steelers host the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC.... Read this article
Three NFL Divisional Title Games Set for Sunday in Week 17
12/27/2014
The NFC North, NFC South and AFC North will be decided on the final Sunday of the NFL season in games between the top two teams in each division. Get betting tips and trends on each game.... Read this article
Rose Bowl Betting Preview - Oregon Ducks vs. Florida State Seminoles
12/26/2014
The second-seeded Oregon Ducks Face off against the undefeated third-seeded Florida State Seminoles in a national semifinal game at the Rose Bowl to kick off 2015.... Read this article
Five Exciting NBA Games on Betting Slate for Christmas Day
12/24/2014
NBA bettors will see two stars face their former teams, as LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers visit the Miami Heat and Pau Gasol and the Chicago Bulls host the LA Lakers.... Read this article
Bengals Host Broncos as Home Underdogs on Monday Night Football
12/21/2014
In a potential AFC playoff preview, the Denver Broncos visit the Cincinnati Bengals in the Week 16 Monday Night Football matchup. Can the Bengals pull off the upset, or will the Broncos prevail?... Read this article
Seahawks, Cardinals Battle for NFC West Lead on Sunday Night
12/20/2014
The defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks hope to steal the division lead away from the Arizona Cardinals in a key Week 16 NFL matchup on Sunday Night Football.... Read this article
Jaguars Set to End Dubious Streak Against Titans on Thursday Night
12/17/2014
The Jacksonville Jaguars were underdogs in 42 straight games - until now. They host the Tennessee Titans in the last Thursday Night Football game of 2014.... Read this article
College Football Bowl Betting Tips from Jim Feist
12/15/2014
Bowl season is here! Jim Feist gives college football betting advice for this bowl season.... Read this article
Saints Hoping to Get Back on Track Against Bears on Monday Night
12/14/2014
The New Orleans Saints have struggled lately but can still take sole possession of first place in the NFC South by beating the Chicago Bears on the road in the Monday Night Football matchup.... Read this article
Key Divisional Games Highlight Week 15 NFL Betting Slate
12/13/2014
Sunday is a big day for several NFL teams hoping to stay in the playoff race while a select few hope to clinch division titles. Get the scoop on Week 15's most important divisional matchups.... Read this article
Cardinals Visit Rams as Underdogs in NFC West Matchup on Thursday
12/10/2014
The Arizona Cardinals look to hold onto first place in the NFC West and face a tough test on Thursday Night Football against a St. Louis Rams team that has shut out its last two opponents.... Read this article
Army vs Navy Saturday College Football Betting Preview
12/09/2014
The 115th meeting between Army and Navy kicks off this Saturday from M&T Bank Stadium, and Don Best handicapper Jim Feist has betting tips and trends to help you handicap this game.... Read this article
Packers Double-Digit Favorites Hosting Falcons on Monday Night
12/07/2014
The Green Bay Packers have not lost at home this season and will try to beat the Atlanta Falcons for the fourth straight time when they meet at Lambeau Field on Monday Night Football.... Read this article
Patriots, Chargers Meet in Week 14 Sunday Night Football Matchup
12/06/2014
The New England Patriots do not lose two straight games often while San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers is one of the best in the NFL in December. Who has the edge on Sunday night?... Read this article
Florida State, Big 12 Schools Set to State Playoff Cases Saturday
12/05/2014
Saturday is the last day several schools will get a chance to prove they belong in the College Football Playoff field, which will be announced on Sunday. Get the scoop on the biggest games.... Read this article
Saturday College Football Betting Preview for SEC Championship
12/03/2014
Jim Feist breaks down Saturday's SEC Championship Game between Missouri and Alabama as only he can with valuable college football betting tips and trends to help you win.... Read this article
Bears Looking to Play Spoilers Against Cowboys on Thursday Night
12/01/2014
The Chicago Bears do not have much to play for this season, but they can help derail the playoff hopes of the Dallas Cowboys when they meet in the Week 14 Thursday Night Football game.... Read this article
Dolphins Favored at New York in Week 13 Monday Night Football Game
11/29/2014
The struggling New York Jets will host a Miami Dolphins team trying to stay in the playoff race. Who has the edge? Get NFL betting tips and trends on this Monday Night Football matchup.... Read this article
Patriots, Packers Meet in Monster Week 13 NFL Matchup on Sunday
11/29/2014
Two of the NFL's best teams will square off at Lambeau Field Sunday as the Green Bay Packers host the New England Patriots, who have won seven in a row and four straight as underdogs.... Read this article
Five College Football Rivalry Week Games to Watch on Saturday
11/28/2014
There are five key Rivalry Week games in college football on Saturday that will shape the race for the four-team playoff field. Get the lowdown on each of them and find out the scenarios involved.... Read this article
Saturday College Football Betting Preview: Auburn at Alabama
11/28/2014
Jim Feist breaks down a key SEC matchup between Alabama and Auburn by offering college football betting tips and trends on this intense rivalry and revenge game as only he can.... Read this article
Bettors Treated to Three Key NFL Divisional Games on Thanksgiving
11/25/2014
Thanksgiving and football go together like turkey and stuffing, so get ready for Thursday's three NFL games with betting tips on Bears at Lions, Eagles at Cowboys and Seahawks at 49ers.... Read this article
Saints Hope to End Home Skid Against Ravens on Monday Night
11/23/2014
The New Orleans Saints usually have a strong home field at the Superdome, but they have lost their last two there and host the Baltimore Ravens in the Monday Night Football game.... Read this article
Cowboys Looking for Sweep of Giants on Sunday Night Football
11/22/2014
The Dallas Cowboys return from their bye week to visit the New York Giants in an NFC East matchup on Sunday Night Football. The Giants are hoping to snap a five-game losing streak.... Read this article
Trojans Visit Bruins in Pac-12 Rivalry Game on Saturday Night
11/21/2014
The USC Trojans and UCLA Bruins will meet Saturday at the Rose Bowl, with each still in the mix for the Pac-12 South Division title. Get the scoop on this rivalry game along with betting tips.... Read this article
Chiefs Look to Extend Winning Streak on Thursday Night Football
11/19/2014
The Kansas City Chiefs are one of the hottest teams in the NFL right now and visit the Oakland Raiders in an AFC West rivalry game on Thursday Night Football. Will they win and get the cover?... Read this article
NFL Parity and 20-Point Blowouts
11/17/2014
Don Best handicapper Jim Feist breaks down parity in the NFL and and the rarity of consecutive 20-point blowouts.... Read this article
Patriots, Colts Could Light Up Scoreboard on Sunday Night Football
11/15/2014
One of the most highly-anticipated games of the season will take place on Sunday Night Football in Week 11, as the New England Patriots visit the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium.... Read this article
Interim Heavyweight Title on the Line Saturday at UFC 180
11/14/2014
UFC 180 may not have the hype it would if heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez was defending his title Saturday in Mexico City. But veteran Mark Hunt will get his shot against Fabricio Werdum.... Read this article
Steelers Visit Titans as Road Favorites on Monday Night Football
11/13/2014
The Pittsburgh Steelers saw their three-game winning streak come to an end last week in a surprising road loss to the New York Jets. They visit the Tennessee Titans next on Monday night.... Read this article
Bills, Dolphins Battle in AFC East Matchup on Thursday Night
11/12/2014
The Miami Dolphins and Buffalo Bills are both coming off losses and will look to get back on track Thursday night when they meet in a key AFC East matchup. Find out who has the edge.... Read this article