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What are the Odds: Super Bowl LIV

What are the Odds: Super Bowl LIV

By Michael Elesinmogun, Staff Writer
January 31, 2020
Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

For gamblers, the Super Bowl offers the chance to make some of the oddest and most interesting prop bets an event can offer.

What are the Odds: Giving thanks to the Gophers, Rainbow Warriors

What are the Odds: Giving thanks to the Gophers, Rainbow Warriors

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer
November 22, 2019
Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Senior staff writer and resident TPN degenerate Ben Bobeck is thankful for the Minnesota Golden Gophers and the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors over this pre-Thanksgiving weekend — and not just because of their unique mascots.

What are the Odds: Backyard Brawl headlines loaded weekend

What are the Odds: Backyard Brawl headlines loaded weekend

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer
November 15, 2019
Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Senior staff writer Ben Bobeck likes the under on Pitt and West Virginia's Friday-night basketball game, and is also picking the Minnesota Golden Gophers to come through big again.

What are the Odds: CFB 150 Edition

What are the Odds: CFB 150 Edition

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer
November 8, 2019
Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Senior staff writer Ben Bobeck is celebrating 150 years of college football — and a fourth straight week of successful picks — by winning four more prospective bets this week.

What are the Odds: Don’t shy away Fromm the under

What are the Odds: Don’t shy away Fromm the under

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer
November 1, 2019
Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

After hitting on a three-team NBA parlay last week, senior staff writer and resident degenerate Ben Bobeck is now over .500 on the betting season — and ready to continue his hot streak.

What are the Odds: Ride-or-die with Rutgers

What are the Odds: Ride-or-die with Rutgers

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer
October 25, 2019
Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Some people have strange addictions like eating laundry detergent or couch cushions. For senior staff writer Ben Bobeck, it’s betting on Rutgers — and he has them locked in to cover this week.

What are the Odds: Lock in LSU, Los Angeles

What are the Odds: Lock in LSU, Los Angeles

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer
October 17, 2019
Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Senior staff writer Ben Bobeck gives his best bets for the coming week in football after a slick showing in Week 7.

What are the Odds: Maintaining momentum in Week 7

What are the Odds: Maintaining momentum in Week 7

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer
October 10, 2019
Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

After benefiting from some late covers last week, staff writer Ben Bobeck looks to keep the momentum rolling — and money flowing — in this week's column.

What are the Odds: Avenging last week’s picks

What are the Odds: Avenging last week’s picks

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer
October 3, 2019
Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

With an enticing slate of college football and NFL games this weekend, senior staff writer Ben Bobeck gives his best bets.

What are the odds: Take Wisconsin, Rutgers to cover

What are the odds: Take Wisconsin, Rutgers to cover

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer
September 26, 2019
Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

It’s usually not wise to bet in favor of Rutgers football, but senior staff writer Ben Bobeck likes the Scarlet Knights to cover the large spread against underachieving Michigan on Saturday.

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