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NFL Conference Championship 2019: Favourites Rule

NFL Conference Championship 2019: Favourites Rule

Article posted on Monday 14 January - 08:44 EST

After 17 NFL regular season games and two weekends of NFL playoffs, we are down to the final four teams. The prolific Kansas City Chiefs host the indomitable New England Patriots for the AFC Championship. Meanwhile, the deep New Orleans Saints host the much-improved Los Angeles Rams. Two veteran quarterbacks with championship pedigrees take on up-and-coming superstars. We preview both games complete with NFL odds and NFL scores predictions.
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Odds to win the 2019 CFL Grey Cup 

Article posted on Wednesday 12 December

Odds to win the 2019 CFL Grey Cup
It was the Calgary Stampeders' time to silence the doubters. Despite ghosts of Grey Cup's past, the Stamps delivered on the promise as a favourite to win the 2018 Grey Cup. This was their second chip under the Bo Levi Mitchell era and a dynasty they are becoming. But again, history isn't on Calgary's side for a repeat hence why 2018 Grey Cup Odds are almost even. We take a look.
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2019 Australian Open Future Bets 

Article posted on Wednesday 12 December

2019 Australian Open Future Bets

The first tennis major of the year gets underway on January 14 in Melbourne.  The men’s side of the bracket remains dominated by the three with Djokovic opening as the favourite to win his seventh title. The women’s side is much more open and interesting, but looking at the odds, a recent finalist could be the best bet to win her first title in Melbourne. 

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Borussia young guns threaten to derail Bayern’s old guard in Bundesliga title chase 

Article posted on Friday 07 December

Borussia young guns threaten to derail Bayern’s old guard in Bundesliga title chase
For well over half a decade now, Bayern Munich have had it all their own way in Germany’s Bundesliga. Throughout that time, their closest rivals for the domestic crown – if they can be described as such – have been Borussia Dortmund, the last side to wrest the title from Bayern’s grasp during the halcyon days of Jurgen Klopp.
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2018 Cigar Mile 

Article posted on Friday 30 November

2018 Cigar Mile
The Grade 1 Cigar Mile is always great race, and as usual, this marquee Grade 1 event (Dec.1, 3:45 ET post at Aqueduct) anchors one of the last big racing afternoons of the year. Don't miss a chance to enjoy what's left top-notch thoroughbred betting action in 2018, or the chance to fill your pockets with extra Christmas cash.
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2018 Field Hockey World Cup - Can Canada Upset Favorites? 

Article posted on Tuesday 27 November

2018 Field Hockey World Cup - Can Canada Upset Favorites?
Canada qualified for the 2018 Men's Field Hockey World Cup with a solid performance at the hockey world league competition, which included a shocking win over India's highly-touted crew. Most sports betting sites list Canada as longshots to make an impact against favorites like Australia, a team with two consecutive world cup titles. The quest for a best-ever world cup result for Canadian men begins on November 28th in Bhubaneswar, India.
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2018 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes 

Article posted on Friday 23 November

2018 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes
With a full field of 14 (plus two on the also-eligible list), the Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes could be the best wagering event of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Set for a 5:56 ET post, these talented two year-old colts will battle it out over the 1 1/16-mile trip at Churchill Downs in a race that launched 2009 winner Super Saver to Kentucky Derby glory the following year.
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2018 Hollywood Turf Cup 

Article posted on Thursday 22 November

2018 Hollywood Turf Cup
The Grade 2 Hollywood Turf Cup is a nice post-Thanksgiving entree, as eight older horses will contest the 1 1/2-mile turf event Friday, Nov.23 at Del Mar (3:00 PM PT post). From where I sit, the race looks to be a difficult one to sort out, but these types of races can reward bettors willing to dig into the finer details to find an edge, and that's exactly what I'll do here.
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2018-19 NCAA Basketball Futures - Who Will Win March Madness? 

Article posted on Wednesday 14 November

2018-19 NCAA Basketball Futures - Who Will Win March Madness?
The 2018-19 NCAA basketball season features a clear narrative - Duke vs the world. R.J. Barrett and Zion Williamson - two of the best NBA prospects in college basketball - decided to join the Blue Devils to unite for a one-and-done championship in 2019. The overwhelming talent of Duke will likely clash with the elite programs of Kentucky and Kansas to determine the 2019 March Madness champion.
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2018 Breeders Cup Turf Sprint 

Article posted on Tuesday 30 October

2018 Breeders Cup Turf Sprint
Former Daily Racing Form publisher and notable horse racing advocate Steven Crist told me recently that the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint is the toughest race on the card year after year. "You usually have to go seven deep and can still easily miss" he lamented. Good horseplayer and smart man. My advice? Pick a big price and hope for the best.
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