The Chiefs have reeled off three consecutive 12-win seasons, and Las Vegas oddsmakers expect them to hit that mark again in the first 17-game regular season in NFL history.
Todd Dewey covers sports betting for the Review-Journal. Prior to taking over that beat in January 2017, he covered UNLV football, 51s baseball and a wide range of other events that come to Las Vegas. A native of Cambridge, Mass., and a graduate of the University of Central Florida, Dewey joined the Review-Journal in 1999 and was the 2013 Nevada Sportswriter of the Year.
Las Vegas is favored in six of nine home games and underdogs in all eight road games. Fifteen games feature lines of six or less and nine are three or less.
Robert Whittaker is a -235 favorite over Kelvin Gastelum. Handicapper Lou Finocchiaro is banking on the fight to not go the distance, which is -105 at Circa sportsbook.
The first round of the NFL draft hasn’t seen six quarterbacks selected since the famed quarterback class of 1983, which produced John Elway, Dan Marino and Jim Kelly.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom is expected to face a recall election this year, and United Kingdom-based Betfair sportsbook offers betting odds on the outcome.
The first major win by a Japanese man was a major loser for the South Point, which took some major wagers on Hideki Matsuyama at 75-1. He’s 30-1 to repeat in 2022.
The Japanese golfer closed as a 60-1 long shot in pretournament odds at the Westgate but didn’t get many takers there or at William Hill. He’s the -120 favorite in updated odds.
The UFC will serve up beatdowns for breakfast on Saturday, when the prelims for the UFC on ABC 2 card start at 9 a.m. at the Apex in Las Vegas.
Only one of the previous 23 outright leaders after the first round of the Masters has gone on to win the green jacket since 1985. Justin Rose has a four-shot lead.
Australian Cameron Smith is a popular long shot pick to win the Masters after he became the first golfer in tournament history to shoot four rounds in the 60s in November.
William Hill made Gonzaga the +550 favorite to win the 2022 national title and Baylor the +850 second choice. The Bears beat the Bulldogs in Monday’s final.
Fresh off his first PGA Tour win in four years, Jordan Spieth is the Masters ticket leader at William Hill, where he’s the 9-1 co-favorite with Dustin Johnson.
Gonzaga is a consensus 4½-point favorite over Baylor in Monday’s NCAA championship game. The Bears are by far the best outcome on futures bets for Las Vegas sportsbooks.