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What are the odds: NBA Playoff weekend

The Orlando Magic's Nikola Vucevic (9) dunks over the New York Knicks' Mario Hezonja, left, at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida, on Wednesday, April 3. The Magic won, 114-100.

By Colin Martin, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

The Warriors are the favorite to win the NBA Finals at 1-2 odds, with the Bucks at 6-1 and the Houston Rockets right behind at 8-1.

What are the odds: Final Four picks

Kihei Clark (0) of the Virginia Cavaliers.

By Colin Martin, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019

In the Final Four, Auburn’s fast-paced offense could cause problems for Virginia, while Texas Tech’s stifling defense will make for a low-scoring affair against Michigan State.

What are the odds: March Madness Sweet 16

Coby White (2) of the North Carolina Tar Heels looks on against the Duke Blue Devils during their game in the semifinals of the 2019 Men's ACC Basketball Tournament at Spectrum Center on March 15, 2019 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

By Colin Martin, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019

All four of the games on Friday are the top four seeds from the regions, potentially making for great-quality games.

What are the odds: Friday March Madness

Ethan Happ (22) of the Wisconsin Badgers.

By Colin Martin, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

The first weekend of the tournament is always a spectacle, filled with upsets and exciting games — and it’s the best weekend to gamble, with games on all day Thursday through Sunday. Let the Madness begin.

What are the odds: NBA March Madness

The Oklahoma City Thunder's Paul George (13) shoots over the Miami Heat's Justise Winslow in the third quarter at AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami on Feb. 1. The Thunder won, 118-102.

By Colin Martin, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019

The NBA season starts winding down and teams are competing for final playoff spots, while the NCAA March Madness Tournament begins in just two weeks.

What are the odds: UFC 235

Light Heavyweight Jon Jones retains his title against Swedish fighter Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 165 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto in September 2013.

By Colin Martin, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

UFC 235 has one of the best fight lineups in a long time, with both the welterweight and light heavyweight bouts having appeal.

What are the odds: NBA playoff hopefuls

The Oklahoma City Thunder's Paul George (13) shoots over the Miami Heat's Justise Winslow in the third quarter at AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami on Friday, Feb. 1.

By Colin Martin, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019

With less than two months left in the NBA regular season, we look at the odds from some playoff contenders in action this weekend.

What are the odds: NBA All-Star Weekend

Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker puts up a shot during the 3-point shooting contest at the 2018 NBA All-Star Game at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Feb. 18, 2018.

By Colin Martin, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019

After a successful betting slate last week, it’s time to look at who will win the contests during the NBA’s All-Star Weekend.

What are the odds: NBA post-trade deadline matchups

The Detroit Pistons' Blake Griffin shoots as the Minnesota Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns (32) defends during the second half at Target Center in Minneapolis on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018. The Pistons won, 129-123, in overtime.

By Colin Martin, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019

With football season coming to an end, it’s time to shift focus toward the NBA, where an eventful trade deadline just came and passed.

What are the odds: Super Bowl edition

Patriots coach Bill Belichick is doused with Gatorade after winning Super Bowl XLIX on February 1, 2015, at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.

By Colin Martin, Staff Writer

February 1, 2019

There's the game itself, featuring the veteran New England Patriots against the young Los Angeles Rams. But more importantly, we are going to look at all of the Super Bowl prop bets.

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