Blog: Talking Points

Week 7 NFL picks and best bets for the Sun’s handicapping contest

First place is on the line in the AFC South this morning when the two teams that have combined to win the division in nine of the last 10 years clash for their first of two meetings this season. …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Kansas at Texas

The sixth 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: Astros at Yankees

The sixth 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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College football by the odds: Vegas picks and preview of every Week 8 game

Betting boards in sports books around town could look overwhelming this weekend. In addition to available action in every major sport, college football presents its busiest weekend of the year so far. …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Heat at Magic

Here’s the latest installment of the Play of the Day. Our four sports writers started with …

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Vegas pick’em: NFL Week 7 winners against the spread

The consensus around the NFL is that Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is the Most Valuable Player through six weeks. That position does not extend to Las Vegas. …

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Vegas Play of the Day: South Alabama at Troy, Thursday night picks

This number is on the rise, and it’s no surprise. Lock it in now because the spread isn’t going any lower; it might be 16 by kickoff. …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Colorado Avalanche at Washington Capitals

The Avalanche are one of the last two unbeaten teams in hockey (along with the Oilers). Not for long. …

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Week 6 NFL picks and best bets for the Sun’s handicapping contest

Saints. Eagles. Rams. This week’s best bets from the three leaders in the contest between our sports staff reads like a list of NFC Super Bowl contenders. …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Washington at Arizona

The sixth 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: Colorado at Oregon

The sixth 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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College football by the odds: Vegas picks and preview of every Week 7 game

Some weeks of college football, bettors are forced to scrape the bottom of the board to find edges. Other weeks, the sides that stick out are right at the top, aligning with the games garnering all the interest. …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Patriots vs. Giants

The sixth 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 pick’em: NFL Week 6 winners against the spread

Friends become enemies; partners turn rivals. The shifting alliances, going from rooting for a team one week to cursing them the next, is one of the things I love about sports betting.

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Vegas Play of the Day: Appalachian State at Louisiana-Lafayette

The sixth 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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