Bettors flock to Oregon State after sportsbook’s initial line favors USC by nearly two touchdowns

Bettors flock to Oregon State after sportsbook's initial line favors USC by nearly two touchdowns

An outlier opening line on USC-Oregon State prompted a flood of bets on the underdog Beavers this week and left one sportsbook with more money at stake on the Pac-12 tilt than any of the week’s NFL games. Caesars Sportsbook on Sunday opened USC as a 13.5-point favorite over Oregon State. Minutes later, oddsmakers at … Read more

Once a 50-1 long shot, Serena Williams now among favorites at US Open

Once a 50-1 long shot, Serena Williams now among favorites at US Open

11:26 PM ET Doug KezirianESPN Close ESPN Sports Betting Analyst Host of Daily Wager Behind The Bets podcast host An extremely popular all-time great as a betting underdog typically presents liability for sportsbooks, and Serena Williams delivered that damage with her upset in the second round of the US Open over No. 2 seed Anett … Read more

The case for betting on Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The case for betting on Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The bet: Tom Brady OVER 4525.5 passing yards | Julio Jones OVER 550.5 receiving yards Best case: Tom Brady led the NFL last season — at age 44 — in passing yards (5,316), pass attempts (719), completions (485), and TDs (43). Even with regression and even with the change from Bruce Arians to Todd Bowles … Read more