Tuesday’s Lead: Betting on Bieber’s Marriage, France-Belgium Mega Preview, More

Jul 10, 2018 4:35 PM EDT

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CELEBRITY: Not a Belieber

Something very, very important happened yesterday: Justin Bieber confirmed he’s engaged. That’s right. The 24-year-old popped the question to Hailey Baldwin (Stephen’s daughter, Alec’s niece), and the 21-year-old model said “yes, I’d like a part of your $500 million fortune.” This news probably doesn’t move the needle for you intellectually, but MyBookie posted five props on Bieber’s marriage. And three of them are totally worth betting on


WORLD CUP: France-Belgium: Brussels Sprouting

There’s a lot of action on this World Cup semifinal between France and Belgium (2 p.m. ET). Lauren Joffe is betting the over/under. And public and sharp bettors are on the same side. How’s that for a consensus!

Hedge Mailbag
For all the risk-takers who put money on Croatia, England, France, or Belgium to win it all before the tournament, John Ewing uses some real-life examples to breakdown why you should (or shouldn’t) hedge those futures

The Experts’ Picks
Mbappe to score? France to advance? The over? Our experts take a fine tooth comb to every aspect of today’s game, and make their final selections


ACTION ITEMS

Gambling Olympics: $1k on a Rock-Paper-Scissors throw? Sounds about right. Keep up with all the Gambling Olympics results here. A late add is leading the competition after Day 1…

Summer League Dogs: From John “#DataIsLife” Ewing: In the NBA regular season, underdogs have won about 31% of their games since 2005. However, dogs have won 46% of exhibition games in that same time. Want NBA Summer League value? Bet the ‘dogs

British Open: Dustin Johnson remains the favorite to win the Open Championship at Carnoustie, but this fast-rising European has been the past month’s biggest mover

Moosetastic Monday: MLB over/under bettors had not one, but two bad beats yesterday. If you’re gonna bet on a Monday, you gotta be prepared for the moose…

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