Halfway Home At Pebble Beach: Gary Woodland Leads U.S. Open

Woodland Leads U.S. Open By 2 Shots Into Weekend, But McIlroy And Rose Are Betting Favorites My latest U.S. Open update at Forbes with Gary Woodland chasing his first major championship. Woodland is 9-under par with Justin Rose (-7), Louis Oosthuizen (-6) and Rory McIlroy (-5) the leading contenders as past major champions. Other major champions still within striking distance are Henrik Stenson (-3), Adam Scott (-3), Zach Johnson (-3), Graeme McDowell (-3), Sergio Garcia (-3), Dustin ... More

Betting The U.S. Open At Pebble Beach

2019 U.S. Open Betting Odds: Favorites, Props And Picks To Win At Pebble Beach One of the best golf courses in America hosts the U.S. Open for the sixth time, and watching the top pros play Pebble Beach Golf Links is worth watching simply for the scenic seaside sites on the Monterey Peninsula. I provided some thoughts and insight on the 2019 U.S. Open at Forbes, including betting odds, props and some picks to win. Also discussed the U.S. Open in the weekly podcast at TheLines. (U.S. Open ... More

Betting The 2019 Belmont Stakes

Tacitus and War of Will Prohibitive Favorites in 2019 Belmont Stakes I provided Belmont Stakes coverage for a number of outlets. Different write-ups and information researched and provided from various sources and contacts including Super Screener and East Coast Handicapping Report. I have relationships with TVG and Twinspires, who I have provided work for, along with Belmont Stakes betting guides and other racing coverage for TheLines.  You can listen to me talk about the Belmont ... More

NBA Finals Preview And Betting Insight

Raptors Rolling Towards First NBA Championship While Warriors Shoot For 3-Peat My NBA Finals preview and odds at Forbes. The odds say the Golden State Warriors should roll over the Toronto Raptors and win their third-straight NBA title. And the experts who follow the NBA agree...read more. Series odds: Golden State -270 (bet $270 to win $100) Toronto +230 (bet $100 to win $230) Game by game updates and lines posted here from Las Vegas sportsbooks. Game 1 Raptors (-1) Total ... More

Shuffle Up And Deal: World Series Of Poker Begins

BIG 50 No-Limit Hold 'em $5 Million Event Kicks Off Opening Weekend of World Series of Poker in Las Vegas The biggest poker event in the world begins this week in Las Vegas, and the 50th annual World Series of Poker (WSOP) promises to be a special edition and event. The Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino hosts poker players from around the world, and a record-breaking turnout is expected for 89 gold bracelet events after last year's WSOP drew players from 102 countries with 123,865 participants ... More

Finding Value And Winners At The Preakness Stakes

Will Preakness Payoff For War of Will, Owendale or Longshot Bettors? The 144th Preakness Stakes is set for Saturday, May 18, and the field of 13 is led by the race favorite Improbable. The Bob Baffert trained colt is talented for sure, but not our pick to win or profit in the Preakness. I provided Preakness coverage for a number of outlets, and you can read all about the race, horses, odds and more at TheLines.  I also chip in a Preakness betting guide with insight and info you can bet on, ... More

Western Conference Finals Betting Preview: Game 2 Portland At Golden State

Portland Trailblazers Ready to Bounce Back in Game 2 of Western Conference Finals One of the mis-calculated situations by many bettors in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals was Portland’s energy level coming off not only a Game 7 road win at Denver, but traveling from the Mile High and altitude. The Blazers were never in sync and couldn’t recover against the champs in the fourth quarter after trailing by 6 points. The Warriors blew out the Blazers in the final frame to win ... More

PGA Championship Preview And Betting Insight From Bethpage

Betting on Bethpage Black and the PGA Championship This page will be updated with additional information and links throughout PGA Championship week May 13-19. The 2019 PGA Championship is on Long Island with a new date in May. The top-100 players in the World Golf Rankings will tee it up on the difficult public course at Bethpage Black starting May 16. I provide an initial PGA Championship preview at Forbes, along with a Q & A with Kerry Haigh, the Chief Championship Officer respon... More