Betting September: Bookmakers' most profitable football month
With the season kicking off Saturday, ESPN Chalk examined how the first month of the college football betting market has played out historically.
Astros stunned in historic upset at sportsbooks
Despite closing as +435 underdogs at Caesars Sportsbook and managing only two hits off Justin Verlander, the Tigers pulled off the largest upset in the majors over the past 15 years.
College football mega preview: Best bets for top 25 teams
College football season is here and our experts have scoured the lines for their best bets. Here are 68 wagers they like before the season kicks off.
Top 25 college football futures bets
With a plethora of bets available before the college football season, our handicapper gives his 25 favorite futures bets, including Georgia to win the SEC.
Steele: My six favorite CFB season win total bets
The Florida State Seminoles with a win total of only seven? Phil Steele offers his opinion on six of his favorite college football over/unders.
Mike Clay's 15 favorite NFL player props for 2019
The NFL season is just around the corner, and there are several prop bets on the board worth acting on now. Mike Clay offers his best picks.
Steele: Projecting the final Pac-12 standings
Utah projects to have a big season, but Oregon and Washington also will be serious factors in the Pac-12. Phil Steele predicts final records for every team.
Steele: Projecting the final Big Ten standings
The Big Ten West appears wide open, but the usual suspects have the edge in the East. How will the rest of the teams fare? Here is Phil Steele's prediction.
Steele: Projecting the final ACC standings
Clemson once again looks like the best team in the ACC. Here is Phil Steele's full projection for how the conference will shake out this college football season.
Steele: Projecting the final SEC standings
It's Alabama and Georgia ... and then everyone else in the SEC. Here is how Phil Steele sees the conference shaking out.
Steele: Best value bets to win the Heisman
Who will strike the pose when all is said and done? Phil Steele offers his best bets to win the Heisman, including the quarterback of the defending champs and a long shot from LSU.
Steele: Alabama's receiving corps is best in the nation
Alabama has an edge on the competition with Biletnikoff Award winner Jerry Jeudy leading a talented group. Who else is stacked at wideout? Phil Steele gives his top 15 receiving groups.
Early NHL best bets worth a wager
With Caesars Sportsbook releasing its NHL point totals and playoff props for the upcoming season, we wanted to get a head start on numbers that stand out. Our experts offer some of their early best bets.
Michigan, Florida State among Steele's early best bets for Week 1
With Week 1 of college football coming up next month, Phil Steele gives six early bets that he likes, including Florida State against Boise State and a potential Michigan rout.
NBA season-win totals released: Who is worth an early bet?
With Caesars Sportsbook releasing its NBA win totals for the upcoming season, we wanted to get a head start on numbers that stand out. Our experts offer some of their early best bets.
Bucks, Clippers top Caesars' season-win totals
Caesars Sportsbook has posted season-win totals and the Bucks are at an NBA-best 57 wins, while the Clippers lead the Western Conference at 55.5.
Johnson: Bucks should be highest win total team
Steele: Gators among teams with most difficult schedules
Some of the nation's top teams, including Dan Mullen's Florida Gators, must deal with daunting schedules this season. We look at 10 that have especially difficult paths to navigate.
Steele: Nebraska leads teams that are poised for a turnaround in 2019
Which teams are in position to take a step forward this season? Count the Huskers, who return 13 starters, among the best bets to improve.
Steele: College football teams that could surprise in 2019
Which teams are flying under the radar heading into the season? We look at 12 teams (and a bonus squad) that could beat the odds and make an unexpected playoff run.
How to approach betting totals with inflated scoring numbers
Lawrence, Fromm among value picks to win the Heisman
Steele: Dark horse bets to win the College Football Playoff
Which long shot teams could contend for the national championship? Here are six with favorable odds who could surprise.
CFB futures: 25 win totals that stand out to 'The Bear'
Which college football win totals are worth a wager? Chris Fallica gives his thoughts on 25 over/unders, including Michigan, Alabama and Clemson.
Ensan pockets $10M with pocket kings at WSOP
Hossein Ensan defeated Dario Sammartino heads up to clinch the 2019 World Series of Poker main event title and the $10 million first-place prize.
Inside the building of the state-of-the-art Circa sportsbook
Derek Stevens, a bettor turned bookmaker, is creating a cutting-edge sportsbook in Las Vegas that is set to open by December 2020. Here is what it will look like.
'Poker Brat' is born: 30 years later, inside Phil Hellmuth's stunning arrival
Three biggest gambling takeaways from the NBA summer league
What have we learned from a gambling perspective so far at the NBA summer league? Here are the three things that stick out.
Top 15 most significant wins in WSOP main event history
From Texas Dolly's 10-2 to Johnny Chan's back-to-back titles to Chris Moneymaker's victory that launched the poker boom, here are some of the biggest moments from the World Series of Poker main event.
Jeopardy James remains a popular figure after WSOP debut
Interest in James Holzhauer hasn't slowed down since his time on "Jeopardy!" if his time at the World Series of Poker is any indication.
NFL over/under predictions: 32 picks for fantasy and win totals
Will Tom Brady and the defending Super Bowl champs win 11 games or more this season? NFL Nation reporters have their takes on prop bets for each team.
NFL divisional bets I like right now
The NFL offseason is here, but there is plenty of betting value to be had. Mike Clay gives five divisional bets he likes, including the Los Angeles Chargers to win the AFC West.
Sources: Cubs considering sportsbook at Wrigley
Wrigley Field, or a location just outside of the stadium, could be the site of a sportsbook if discussions the Chicago Cubs have held turn into a reality, multiple sources tell ESPN's David Purdum.
Blues fan on 'I told you so tour' after 100K win
Holzhauer reveals his post-Jeopardy! win streak plans
'They're going, oh s---.' Inside the Jeopardy! James juggernaut
Reliable injury info hard to come by
As the NBA opens up to gambling interests, the need for injury transparency is more important than ever.
One year into legal U.S. sports betting: What have we learned?
Pro sports leagues and media companies partnering with casinos, nearly $8 billion wagered and plenty of mistakes. Here's what we've learned in a year of legalized U.S. sports betting.
Early NFL win totals I like: Mike Clay's projections for all 32 teams
With NFL over/unders already released, Mike Clay compares his projections to the Vegas numbers to find value bets.
Win totals for the 2019 college football season
Clemson and Alabama have the highest season win totals for the upcoming college football season at 11. Here's a look at the totals for the early top 25.
Over/unders, Super Bowl and playoff odds for all 32 NFL teams
The Cleveland Browns -- yes, those Browns -- currently have the best odds to win the AFC North. Here are the odds you need to know for all 32 NFL teams.
Cardinals (10-1) to make playoffs? Five NFL futures bets I like
With odds now out for every NFL team to make the playoffs, along with over/unders, there are plenty of bets available. Here are five that Doug Kezirian likes.
Slow the roll: Vegas says Browns miss playoffs
Despite all the hype around the Browns this offseason, one sportsbook thinks they might not even make the playoffs.
The bettor who had a $300,000 Texas Tech futures bet -- and didn't hedge
One bettor had a $1,500 ticket on Texas Tech at 200-1 odds to win the national championship and didn't hedge his bet. Here's his story.
How a 14-cent parlay won $1,300: A March Madness love story
One bettor beat the odds and turned the final 14 cents left on his app account into over $1,300 in a March Madness parlay, but his girlfriend just might end up being the big winner.
How a bettor turned 14 cents into $1,345
Blueberry basil and a bookmaker's typo: Behind the bet that shook up the competitive gelato world
An 18-second bookmaking error allowed two New Jersey gelato makers to win $56,000 instead of $12.50. Here is the story of how they used the money to make a dream come true.
Simple rules, huge payoff: This is the oral history of how a little-known NFL betting competition for Las Vegas sharps became a national phenomenon for everyone else.
What will a legal, fully mature sports betting market look like in the U.S.? Where will fantasy sports fit in? Here is our nine-part series on the future of sports betting.
Here is your one-stop shop of all relevant content, now that the Supreme Court has struck down PASPA.
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