Bookmakers in Las Vegas are making the U.S. the favorite to defend the gold medal crown from the London Olympics, with an over/under of 43.5 gold medals for the Americans. China is the only other country close to the U.S.view
Brazil's men's soccer team is betting on a talented trio of attacking players to try to finally break through and win Olympic gold.view
Vegas Sports Books | It is go time for Las Vegas sportsbooks with the calendar turning to August, which is a kind of alert bell signifying there are only four weeks to get all final football season preparations done.view
Beyond the Arc | Preseason football is on tap for Sunday with the Hall of Fame Game scheduled, so this will be the last basketball column for a while. Fortunately, we can look ahead to the upcoming Rio Olympics, which take place Aug. 6-21.view
The Takeover | What a magical moment in sports last season for upstart Leicester City. For those who didn’t hear about their incredible English Premier League championship, Leicester City was 5000-1 to win it all.view
V.I.P. Parry’s Major League Soccer Power Guide is an excellent tool for gamblers to calculate a betting line near the anticipated point spread at Vegas sports books. Know what the betting line should be before placing your wager.view
THURSDAY FREE BOOKIES BATTLE SELECTION | Check out the free Bookies Battle selection of the day. Today's selection is from Ric Baum.
Nevada state officials report gambling revenues were down 5 percent in August. Revenue on The Las Vegas Strip, now said to be in an entertainment over gambling mode, took a large hit retreating 15 percent year-over-year, to $450 million.
Historic Santa Anita Park is off and running Friday as the iconic track begins it stakes-packed 23-day meeting. There are seven graded events from Friday through Sunday. All seven are preps leading up to the Breeders’ Cup races at the Arcadia, California venue Nov. 4th and 5th.
Bob Christ’s Thursday NFL Football Breakdown | Dolphins will be eager to prevail before heading home for a four-game homestand wrapped around a bye. A win keeps the cranky fan base excited. The Bengals' drive is to even its mark before heading out for games at Dallas and New England, which will have Tom Brady by then.
Monday Morning Michelle | So here we are, about to enter the fourth week, and the Westgate has set the total for this week’s Thursday Night Football game at 44½ and the Bengals -7½. It might be possible considering the Dolphins are pretty banged up.