|A busy day here at VSiN.
Our new show, Betting Across America, debuts at 10 a.m. ET today from our new studio at the Ocean Report Casino in Atlantic City. Co-hosts Michael Lombardi and Jonathan Von Tobel explain more about the show.
JVT checked in from Atlantic City on Friday with Pauly Howard and Amal Shah on Follow The Money.
We’ll end the day with our ground-breaking “betcast” of the Las Vegas Lights’ game vs. San Jose at 7:30 tonight on myLVTV here in Las Vegas.
Brent’s Best Bet
Brent filed his best bet from London, where the Raiders will play the Seahawks on Sunday. (Hint: It’s not the Raiders.)
Dave Tuley’s ATS report on NLCS Game 1
Brewers beat Dodgers 6-5 in Game 1 of NLCS: ViewFromVegas is the Brewers closed as +125 home underdogs against Clayton Kershaw (game went Over the betting total of 7.5 runs).
With Brewers’ 6-5 win over Dodgers in Game 1 of NLCS, home teams, underdogs & Overs start LCS round 1-0; since the start of the divisional playoff round, favorites still lead 9-6, home teams improve to 9-6, Unders drop to 8-6-1.
The ALCS begins today, and Josh Towers weighs in on this Clash of the Titans.
We know which team the Mattress King likes. The big Astros bettor from last year was back in Vegas Friday night at MGM Race Sports, reports Patrick Everson of Covers.
He spread low six figures over two bets on Houston to win World Series, at +180 and +170.
Based on more reports from the Patrick: The Duffel Bag Bettor likes Army vs. San Jose State.
He bet $100K on Army -15 at William Hill, “just into-six-figures” at -14.5 at MGM and $30K at -14.5 at the Westgate SuperBook.
More on the game here.
The Gold Sheet’s Bruce Marshall offers his best plays.
New Jersey betting numbers interpreted . . .
NJ sportsbooks took $184 million in wagers during September, holding $24 million in combined revenue. Online/mobile wagering have made a big impact on the marketplace as anticipated, responsible for well more than half of the NJ total handle — $104 million.
Who was the big winner? Dustin Gouker has more at the Legal Sports Report
Ron Flatter on the Road to the Breeders’ Cup
It’s not a formal, win-and-you’re-in race, but a Breeders’ Cup Turf contender or two could come out of today’s Grade 1 Canadian International at Woodbine. Ron’s column.
The Ron Flatter Racing Pod: The Road to the Breeders’ Cup moves north this weekend to the Canadian International. Trainer Graham Motion discusses his 6-year-old gelding Spring Quality, the second morning-line choice for today’s race, as well as his 2-year-olds being aimed for the Breeders’ Cup.