NBA Playoffs 2022 – Betting Tips for Favorites and Long Shots to Win the Finals

The first round of the 2022 NBA playoffs begins Saturday, and there are plenty of intriguing matchups within the two conferences. In the East, Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and Jayson Tatum highlight a star-studded streak between the Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics, while James Harden makes his playoff debut for the Philadelphia 76ers against Pascal … Read more

How Bettors Profited From Nets-Celtics Opening Series Odds

For about two hours late Tuesday night at Caesars Sportsbook, the seventh-seeded Brooklyn Nets were favored to defeat the second-seeded Boston Celtics in their first-round playoff series. Caesars installed the Nets as -135 favorites to win the series, shortly after Brooklyn beat the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA play-in tournament. The Celtics opened to +115 … Read more

Betting tips and daily fantasy tips for the 2022 NBA play-in tournament

Our fantasy and betting analysts give you the best insights to help you make smart fantasy and betting decisions. Odds provided by Caesars Sportsbook Jump forward: Night games | Analytical edge What you need to know for Wednesday’s playoffs Mob Bench: Charlotte and Atlanta meet in a game that boasts a healthy total hovering around … Read more

Betting tips and daily fantasy tips for the 2022 NBA play-in tournament

While the 2021-22 NBA season ended on Sunday, some of the playoff matchups are yet to be decided. The 2022 NBA Play-In Tournament ends Tuesday night to decide which teams will get the No. 7 and 8 seeds in each conference. The Brooklyn Nets will take on the Cleveland Cavaliers for the chance to face … Read more

The Los Angeles Dodgers are among the World Series favorites 5-1, while the New York Mets (14-1) lead the betting

Bettors believe the Los Angeles Dodgers are in a class of their own heading into Major League Baseball’s season. The Dodgers, at 5-1 in Caesars Sportsbook, are the undisputed favorites to win the World Series, with an implied probability nearly double that of any other team. The Toronto Blue Jays, at 9-1, are the only … Read more

The basics of baseball betting

6:50 a.m. ET Doug KezirianESPN close ESPN Sports Betting Analyst Daily Bet Host Behind The Bets Podcast Host Major League Baseball is back. With legalized sports betting available in 27 states (and Washington DC), the American pastime may attract more bettors than ever before. And with a full 162-game season in sight, there are plenty … Read more

Betting money pouring in on Tiger Woods to win Masters like a long shot

Money has been pouring into sports betting across the country on Tiger Woods to win the Masters. At the start of the week, bets on the odds of winning the Masters at Caesars Sportsbook were very evenly split between Woods and two top contenders, Justin Thomas and Scottie Scheffler. Only 16 bets separated Thomas, Scheffler … Read more

The Professional Fighters League’s Challenger Series event has been flagged for suspicious betting activity after the league says the fights were pre-taped

1:01 p.m. ET Paula Lavigne Close ESPN Writer Data analyst and reporter for ESPN’s Corporate and Investigative Unit. Winner, 2014 Alfred I. duPont Columbia University Award; finalist, 2012 IRE broadcast award; winner of the 2011 Gannett Foundation Award for Innovation in Surveillance Journalism; Emmy nominated, 2009. David Purdum Close ESPN Writer Joined ESPN in 2014 … Read more

Former minor league baseball player among those charged with running illegal sports betting operation

Federal authorities on Thursday released details of an illegal sports betting ring run in part by a former minor league baseball player and involving current and former professional athletes and a sports broadcaster. Five California men and a check cashing company have been charged in the ledger operation by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the … Read more