Today’s VSiN lineup
- 7-10 a.m. ET Follow The Money with Mitch Moss and Pauly Howard.
- 10 a.m.–Noon A Numbers Game, presented by BetMGM, with Gill Alexander
- Noon–1 p.m. The Lombardi Line, presented by BetMGM, with Patrick Meagher and Michael Lombardi
- 1-3 p.m. The Edge with Jonathan Von Tobel
- 3-5 p.m. Betting Across America, presented by BetMGM,with Mike Pritchard and James Salinas
- 5-7 p.m. My Guys in the Desert with Matt Youmans, Tim Murray and Danielle Alvari
- 7-8 p.m. Rush Hour, presented by BetRivers, with Wes Reynolds
- 8-10 p.m. Prime Time Action with Gill Alexander, Matt Brown and Danielle Alvari
Coming attraction: Pegasus World Cup
The Pegasus World Cup is Saturday—and that means expanded coverage from VSiN and 1/ST BET.
- Ron Flatter Racing Pod: The handicappers’ pop-up today features Las Vegas bookmakers and horseplayers—Chris Andrews, Johnny Avello, Duane Colucci and Vinny Magliulo. The regular episode tomorrow offers local knowledge about the Pegasus from Acacia Courtney of Gulfstream Park TV—plus an interview with Ed Musselman on why he stopped publishing the controversial Indian Charlie newsletter. Subscribe free to get every episode automatically.
- Pegasus World Cup Wager Guide: VSiN’s Brent Musburger, plus 1/ST BET’s Eddie Olczyk and Jeff Siegel, offer their best bets. It will be ready for download on Friday.
- Special offer from 1/ST BET for VSiN fans: Existing and new 1/ST BET customers are eligible for a risk-free $20 bet to use on Saturday’s race. Details will be in tomorrow’s email.
Meantime, Xpressbet editor-in-chief Jeremy Plonk posts his top plays for today on the 1/ST BET-VSiN Best Bets page. GO HERE.
Dave Tuley’s ATS Report
- CHAMPIONSHIP SUNDAY: in NFC, Vegas books now split between Packers -3 -120 & -3.5 EVEN vs. Buccaneers; in AFC, Chiefs still -3 vs. Bills but more books adding juice to KC with Patrick Mahomes’ return to practice (though he still is in concussion protocol).MATCHUPS.
- NBA: Favorites went 7-2 SU & 6-3 ATS with upsets by Cavaliers (+10.5, +450 ML in 147-135 2 OT win vs. Nets in Kyrie Irving’s return) & Heat (+4, +155 ML in 111-102 win at Raptors), plus Timberwolves (+4 vs. Magic) covering in 97-96 SU loss vs. Magic. Underdogs still lead 113-91-2 ATS (55.4%) on the season with 3 games closing pick-’ems; Unders went 5-4 on Wednesday and lead 107-99-3 (51.9%) overall. RECAPS & MATCHUPS.
- NHL: Underdogs went 3-2 SU & 4-1 on PL Wednesday as Golden Knights only fave to cover -1.5 in 5-2 win vs. Coyotes; Unders went 3-2 on Wednesday, but Overs still lead 30-24 on young season; 1st Period Unders went 4-1 & lead 30-23-1 (1P Unders 26-12-1 last 6 days). RECAPS & MATCHUPS.
- NCAAMB: Providence (+10.5, +415 ML) upset No. 11 Creighton 74-70 & Georgia Tech (+2, +110 ML) upset No. 20 Clemson 83-65; No. 8 Houston (-12.5) & No. 10 Wisconsin (-11.5) covered in their wins; meanwhile, 7 games involving Top 25 teams were postponed. RECAPS & MATCHUPS.
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Josh Appelbaum’s Market Insights
Josh has some key takeaways for those of you betting on the NHL. CONTINUE READING.
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Today’s VSiN podcasting lineup
- Beating The Book with Gill Alexander: NFL Megapod for Championship Sunday. LISTEN HERE.
- VSiN Market Insights with Josh Appelbaum: Fresh updates on the line movement for today’s sports betting menu, posted every weekday by noon ET. LISTEN HERE.
- VSIN Best Bets: Never miss a show. Get one-hour segments of every show in podcast format, posted shortly after the finish. LISTEN HERE.
- Long Shots with Brady Kannon and Wes Reynolds. Handicapping the American Express. LISTEN HERE.
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VSiN betting resources
- Video replays are posted HERE.
- Live odds comparison from legal states HERE.
- Betting sheets from South Point and Circa. HERE.