Tuesday’s Lead: The Patriots Are Done. Fin. Finito. (Kidding.)

Sep 25, 2018 10:27 AM EDT

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NFL

There’s A New Sheriff In Town

If you’re sick of the Patriots running roughshod through the AFC, this one’s for you. For the first time in ages, the Pats aren’t the favorites to represent the American Football Conference in the Super Bowl. That title now belongs to Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs…

Wake Brady Up When September Ends
As expected, the Miami Dolphins are 3-0 and a full two games ahead of the 1-2 New England Patriots. Is there cause for concern in Foxborough? Or will this September swoon pass? PJ Walsh used betting data to find out if bettors should buy low on Brady’s Bunch

Injuries Impacting Week 4 Lines
Jimmy Garoppolo’s season came to an unfortunate end on Sunday. C.J. Beathard takes over under center and wouldn’t you know, bettors don’t have much faith in Beathard to go all Fitzmagic on us and hang with the Chargers in Week 4…

Ridley This
Ryan Collinsworth breaks down this week’s best waiver wire pickups. Here’s a quick summary: run, don’t walk, to Calvin Ridley’s player page…

Updated Fantasy Rankings
There’s no football for two days, but that just means you have more time to snuggle up to Sean Koerner’s Week 4 fantasy football rankings

 


GOLF

The Ryder Cup’s Gambling Menu

The Ryder Cup is a betting carnival that comes around once every two years. From fourballs to foursomes, we compiled every bet you can make into one handy guide. The only thing better than one night in Paris? Three days in la Ville Lumière…

La Strategie
Le Golf National isn’t your typical golf course. Everyone wears berets. The holes don’t dog leg, they croissant. You get the idea. Jason Sobel spoke with some of the competitors regarding what it’ll take to go low, and found some interesting answers…

Grand Tiger
It was unfathomable a year ago, but Tiger Woods is now favored to win another major championship before the end of his career. Incredible…


Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports, Pictured; Ohio State Buckeyes

THE TOP 5

Politics: Brett Kavanaugh’s odds to be confirmed to the Supreme Court took a serious hit after a second woman stepped forward and accused him of sexual misconduct. According to the betting market, he’s now more likely to withdraw from SCOTUS consideration than he is to get the gig…

Ohio State-Penn State Sharp Action: The Buckeyes are small favorites over the Nittany Lions in the Week 5 headliner, but that line is already on the move thanks to professional money hitting the market

NHL: In Part 2 of our 2018-19 NHL Preview series, Michael Leboff finds a few regression candidates that offer value in the futures market

College Football Futures: Alabama’s odds shortened again this week, but that didn’t stop Ken Barkley from finding some intriguing options further down the board. Wait, did he say to bet on Kentucky? In football? He sure did…

Et Tua Heisman?: Alabama wunderkind Tuanigamanuolepola “Tua” Tagovailoa is now the odds-on favorite to win the Heisman Trophy

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Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports, Pictured; Kansas City Chiefs tight end Demetrius Harris (84) celebrates with running back Kareem Hunt (27) and wide receiver Tyreek Hill (10)

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