Holiday greetings from Las Vegas
I hope everyone is where they want to be today—and with the people they want to be with. Thanks for spending time with VSiN this year. We appreciate it.
Today’s VSiN lineup
No live programming today. We figured Team VSiN deserved one day off, given the sacrifices the crew has made to get us through 2020. We put together some "Best of" shows for you and we’ll be back live on Saturday with the Lombardi Line at 10 a.m. ET.
(All Times ET)
- 7-10 a.m. Follow The Money with Mitch Moss and Pauly Howard (Best of show)
- 10 a.m.–Noon A Numbers Game with Gill Alexander (Best of show)
- Noon–1 p.m. VSiN NBA Betting Preview with Jonathan Von Tobel and Tim Murray
- 1-3 p.m. The Edge (Special NBA Preview) with Jonathan Von Tobel
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And we have new podcast episodes you may want to try today if you have time:
- VSIN Market Insights with Josh Appelbaum: Josh will post a new episode this morning with an update on the NBA and NFL games. LISTEN HERE.
- Beating the Book with Gill Alexander: The NFL Megapod has been posted with special guest Derek Stevens. LISTEN HERE.
- And scroll down for information on the Ron Flatter Racing Pod.
Dave Tuley’s ATS Report
- NFL: Week 16 kicks off on Christmas Day. MATCHUPS.
- NCAAFB: Hawaii beat Houston 28-14 in New Mexico Bowl (relocated to Frisco, Texas). Rainbow Warriors did it after closing as 7-point underdogs & +235 on money line (stayed well Under 60.5); bowl favorites dip to 4-2 SU & ATS; Unders improve to 4-2. BOWL RECAPS & MATCHUPS.
- NBA: Christmas Day menu. MATCHUPS.
- NCAAMB: MATCHUPS.
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Josh Appelbaum’s Market Insights
Josh focuses on the Christmas Day Vikings-Saints matchup, plus he has the key line movements on the NBA slate. CONTINUE READING.
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BetMGM celebrates the ‘7 Days of Parlays’
Tis’ the Seven Days of Parlays. Bet MGM is celebrating its first-ever parlay holiday by delivering presents to you for a week straight. Through Sunday, current BetMGM customers can unwrap rewards when they wager with the fan-friendly toys BetMGM has built to help them pick the perfect parlays. Not yet registered? Simply sign up on the Bet MGM app and they’ll add you to their Nice List. Get in the parlay spirit at Bet MGM, the King of Parlays!
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For subscribers: Get updated bowl picks
Ben Fawkes is compiling best bets on the bowl games for VSiN Plus subscribers. (This should be especially helpful in light of all the last-minute announcements about player availability.) GO HERE.
DraftKings offers new customer bonus of $1,000
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Get into big NFL action: Play QuickPicks
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Ron Flatter on horse racing
Friends get together for a special Christmas Day episode of the Ron Flatter Racing Pod. Workout analyst Bruno De Julio, Horse Racing Nation CEO Mark Midland and longtime turf writer and publicist Jennie Rees share holiday stories plus thoughts about the year past and the one coming up. LISTEN HERE.
At the end of a loser of a year, a winner of a race beckons with Charlatan among the former Kentucky Derby favorites that are featured Saturday in the Grade 1 Malibu Stakes on opening day at Santa Anita. CONTINUE READING RON’S COLUMN.
1/st Bet-VSiN Best Bets
Xpressbet editor-in-chief Jeremy Plonk offers betting strategies for the 1/ST BET Race of the Week on Saturday, plus get the 1/ST BET A.I. Pick of the Week on the 1/ST BET-VSiN Best Bets page. GO HERE.
Visit 1st.com/bet/VEGAS100, use promo code VEGAS100 to get up to $100 match bonus on your first deposit.
Today’s hot tip: Tailgate Social at Palace Station
Tailgate Social at Palace Station in Las Vegas is changing the way you watch games with great food, great people, and great deals. Get special prices on your favorite food & drinks during Football games including 50 cent wings and $5 drafts. Plus, every Monday night they give hospitality industry employees a free pitcher for their table. And remember to mention VSiN or My Guys in the Desert to receive a free appetizer with the purchase of an entree. Make your reservations now or order on GrubHub or UberEats. Your new favorite sports bar in Vegas is Tailgate Social at Palace Station. Find out more at TailgateSocialLV.com
Attention Xfinity subscribers . . .
VSiN is available on the Comcast Xfinity X1 and Xfinity Flex platforms. If you have Comcast cable, DOWNLOAD THE VSiN XFINITY APP. If you are a VSiN subscriber, this is a benefit of your video or VSiN Plus subscription. If you already are using the X1 app, you need to link your account to a VSiN subscription or purchase one. Here is how to do that. Email me with your questions.
VSiN betting resources
- Video replays are posted HERE.
- Audio replays are posted HERE.
- Live odds comparison from legal states HERE.
- Betting sheets from South Point and Circa. HERE.