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Updated Super Bowl 53 Odds Following Height of NFL Free Agency

Updated Super Bowl 53 Odds Following Height of NFL Free Agency

Article posted on Saturday 21 April - 09:31 EDT

The meat and potatoes of NFL free agency has come and gone. The draft is on the horizon. May is almost here. Trades and training camps will soon to be taking precedence and monopolizing our focus. Before we get to what really marks the official start of the new season, though, it's important to see how the Super Bowl landscape has shifted in the aftermath of everything. These odds will change after the draft and leading into the preseason. They will also move if any trades go down. But free agency contains the most impactful developments, so the Super Bowl lines we see now will be a great baseline for immediate and future betting.
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Ranking the Futures of Every NBA Lottery Team 

Article posted on Thursday 19 April

Ranking the Futures of Every NBA Lottery Team
As the NBA playoffs unfold, we mustn't forget about the other half of the league that didn't make the Association's springtime festivities. They're irrelevant to this year's championship conversation, but ranking their future outlooks will give us a good idea of where they're headed, and how we should treat them at the sportsbooks moving forward. For good measure, we will take stock of the odds they have at landing the No. 1 overall pick in this year's draft. We'll also be judging teams based on their collection of young talent, draft picks, cap space and good developmental practices.
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World Series Outright: Sustainable or Nah? Assessing Legitimacy of MLB’s Hottest Starts 

Article posted on Tuesday 17 April

World Series Outright: Sustainable or Nah? Assessing Legitimacy of MLB’s Hottest Starts
Every MLB team now has at least 15 games under its resume for the 2018 season. And you know what that means: We now have a large enough sample size to detect and decide which teams are on fire, and whether or not these scorching-shot starts should be considered genuine or a fleeting mirage. Keep our verdicts in mind at the sportsbooks, both as you invest in single-game wagers and World Series futures.
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Underdogs to Watch Out for During NBA Playoffs 2018 

Article posted on Saturday 14 April

Underdogs to Watch Out for During NBA Playoffs 2018
Most people typically the expect the first round of the NBA playoffs to go chalk, but this season figures to be different. Every single match up remained up in the air until the final night of the regular schedule, highlighting just how tightly contested things are from top to bottom. As such, there will be upsets. We're not sure where. And the vast majority of us will be hesitant to pick them. But they're going to happen. Here's a look at four series to put on upset watch, ranked in order of increasing likelihood the odds-on underdog wins the series.
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Predictions for Every NBA Eastern Conference First-Round Playoff Series 

Article posted on Saturday 14 April

Predictions for Every NBA Eastern Conference First-Round Playoff Series
It's the most wonderful time of the year for basketball fans. Correct: The NBA playoffs are here, at long last, and they're coming in hot. The action tips off on Saturday, and before it does, we've got your picks for each and every Eastern Conference series. Will there be any upsets? Any surprises? Or will the first four best-of-seven sets go chalk? Let's ride!
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Predictions for Every NBA Western Conference First-Round Playoff Series 

Article posted on Saturday 14 April

Predictions for Every NBA Western Conference First-Round Playoff Series
The hectic end to the NBA's regular season was just the beginning. Now, with the playoffs set to tip off, with get to deal with the aftermath of that frenzy. The Western Conference's first-round matchups in particular figure to be bonkers. Injuries abound, as do interesting head-to-head sparrings. Every series, as of now, is difficult to pick for various reasons. Don't fret, though. We've got you covered with fresh-out-of-the-oven selections for every situation.
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Final NBA Power Rankings: Are Houston Rockets The Real Title Favorites? 

Article posted on Friday 13 April

Final NBA Power Rankings: Are Houston Rockets The Real Title Favorites?
With the NBA playoffs set to tip off on Saturday, it's time for our final installment of this season's power rankings. Don't cry. It'll be okay. We have a bunch of postseason basketball to pore over now. But before we shift our attention to the championship bracket, let us first reflect on where every team stands. For squads who have already seen their season come to a close, we'll briefly talk about their future. For those still alive, we have thoughts to spill!
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Final NBA MVP Ladder: Should James Harden Runaway With Hardware? 

Article posted on Thursday 12 April

Final NBA MVP Ladder: Should James Harden Runaway With Hardware?
Say goodbye to the NBA's regular season. It's done. Over with. Finished. The playoffs are here. It's time to move on. And yet, before we officially dive into the postseason, we must first tackle our year-end awards picks. That means one last installment of an MVP ladder is needed. Harden has been leading the way for a few months now, but LeBron has also been gaining ground. Has anyone else joined him? Has he caught Harden? Or should we just go ahead and give the Maurice Podoloff Trophy to the bearded wonder and be done with it?
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Final NBA Rookie Ladder: Did Ben Simmons Successfully Fend Off Donovan Mitchell? 

Article posted on Wednesday 11 April

Final NBA Rookie Ladder: Did Ben Simmons Successfully Fend Off Donovan Mitchell?
The same names have cropped up in the NBA's Rookie of the Year race all season long, and nothing's changed now. There are three main candidates, with two specifically engaging in a neck-and-neck battle. Has Jayson Tatum's performance with the Boston Celtics since Kyrie Irving went down elevated his status? Or should you still be zeroing in on Ben Simmons of the Philadelphia 76ers and Donovan Mitchell of the Utah Jazz?
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Predictions for Every NHL First-Round Playoff Series 

Article posted on Tuesday 10 April

Predictions for Every NHL First-Round Playoff Series
The postseason is a special time in every major professional sport, but to be honest, there's something about the NHL's Stanley Cup Playoffs that just stands out. While there is a clear pecking order entering each and every round, the generally low-scoring nature of hockey allows for razor-thin margins of error. Goliaths fall to Davis all the time. And whenever there's the potential for upsets in volume, you cannot help but be in intrigued. With this in mind, we offer our picks for each of the NHL's first-round matchups. Get ready for one of the most exciting times of the year!
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