Tyler Lauletta, provided by Published 11:18 am CDT, Monday, April 8, 2019 AP Photo/Eric Gay This weekend the best golfers in the world will meet at Augusta National to compete in the Masters. Heading into the tournament, fan favorites Rory McIlroy, Rickie Fowler, and Tiger Woods are all expected to be present near the top of the leaderboard. Looking at the odds in Las Vegas, there's a compelling mix of veterans, young upstarts, and the usual suspects projected to take home the green jacket. This Thursday, golf fans around the world will turn their attention to Augusta National for the first men's major of the year,the Masters. It is, as Jim Nantz has so often put it, "A tradition unlike any other," filled with incredible views and even more spectacular golf. This year, there's plenty of compelling players to cheer for — Tiger Woods is looking to continue his comeback with another green jacket, Rory McIlroy is hoping to complete his career grand slam, and … [Read more...] about Rickie Fowler, Rory McIlroy, and 12 others with the best odds to win the Masters
Best odds betting
Philadelphia is in the midst of perhaps a golden age. The Eagles just finished defending their first Super Bowl, the Sixers are fielding one of their most impressive lineups of all time, the Flyers have used a 10-game point streak to climb back into the playoff race, and the Phillies are still favorites to land with Bryce Harper or Manny Machado and contend for the NL pennant.All four teams are must-see TV. And all four teams currently have fan-favorite players.And so we got curious. Are we watching any all-time great players right now? How many players who are currently playing in Philadelphia (more or less, we stretched it a bit as you'll see) will make the Hall of Fame in their current sports?Our good friends at BetOnline.ag took the time to professionally project, with betting odds, the chances that a bevy of local current athletes will become immortalized in their respective Hall of Fame. We must emphasize that while the following odds have been created by experts, … [Read more...] about Which current Philly athletes have the best odds to make the Hall of Fame some day?
The New England Patriots will face the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII on Sunday, February 3. Odds are already out for who will win Super Bowl MVP, with plenty of interesting long shot bets available on both the Patriots and Rams. Both quarterbacks are the heavy favourites to win the award, but surprises do happen – two of the past five Super Bowl MVPs have been defensive players. See the odds for Super Bowl MVP below and follow all of Business Insider’s Super Bowl LIII coverage here. The build to Super Bowl LIII is officially on, with the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams set to meet at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on Sunday, February 3 to battle for the Lombardi Trophy. No one knows how the game will shake out, but that hasn’t stopped bookmakers from offering odds on which player will win Super Bowl MVP when the final whistle is blown. There are a few recent trends in Super Bowl MVPs that one should be aware of before betting. First and … [Read more...] about Super Bowl MVP odds: Breaking down 15 players chances of being named Super Bowl MVP
Despite the constant stream of news that Bryce Harper and the Phillies now prefer each other, Las Vegas oddsmakers haven't yet bought in — still handicapping Harper's former team, the Nationals as the favorite to land the slugger.According to BetDSI.com, the Phils have a +175 chance (the return on a $100 bet), while the Nats have a +150 chance. The Dodgers, White Sox and Cubs all are given an outside chance of signing the outfielder.And even though many have stated that the Phillies will not sign both Manny Machado and Harper, Vegas seems to think there is a pretty goods chance it does happen. Bettors will find that Machado IS favored to ink with the Phillies, with almost even-money odds of +120. While we're on the topic of baseball and gambling, it's interesting to note that this ongoing saga has the Phillies on the map as World Series contenders, though it seems the longer it drags on, the lower their World Series odds get: Not even a playoff team last year, the Phillies … [Read more...] about Live MLB free agency news, updates, rumors: Phillies still betting favorites to sign Manny Machado
Every week of the NFL postseason we’re writing up our favourite bets against the spread and player propositions. This weekend, we’re backing Nick Foles and the Eagles to keep things close with the Saints, and Chargers to take down the Patriots in New England. We’re also betting receivers T.Y. Hilton and Alshon Jeffrey have big days for their respective teams. The NFL playoffs are in full swing, as this weekend’s action will bring the field down to just four teams competing to lift the Lombardi Trophy at the end of Super Bowl LIII. There are only seven games left to be played before a champion is crowned, so we’re sneaking in a few final bets while we still can, picking every game against the spread as well as putting a little money down on our favourite prop bets of the weekend. Take a look below at our best bets for the coming weekend in NFL action. Last week: -$US135Overall: -$US135 Indianapolis Colts (+5.5) over Kansas City Chiefs* According to … [Read more...] about NFL PLAYOFFS: Our 12 best bets for this weekend’s NFL action