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Josh Katzenstein

Josh Katzenstein is a former NFL beat writer. He spent the past three years covering the New Orleans Saints for NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune. His work can also be found at Bleacher Report.
SLIPS: Dayton A Popular Final Four Pick, But Not Title Bet

SLIPS: Dayton A Popular Final Four Pick, But Not Title Bet

No. 3 Dayton has had a magical 2019-20 season thus far, and many bettors expect the Flyers (29-2) to continue thriving in the NCAA Tournament. However, there seems to be some doubt among bettors whether Dayton is ready to win it all.

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SLIPS: Playing The Under On XFL Has Become A Top-Tier Bet

SLIPS: Playing The Under On XFL Has Become A Top-Tier Bet

In Week 4 of the XFL, three of the four games went under the total, and the fourth might have hit under depending on when or where people placed their bets.

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SLIPS: Tyson Fury KO Over Wilder Big Victory For Bookies

SLIPS: Tyson Fury KO Over Wilder Big Victory For Bookies

Tyson Fury’s heavyweight championship win over Deontay Wilder a windfall for sportsbooks as Wilder was a heavy boxing betting favorite.

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SLIPS: NBA All-Star Game Tight Finish Rewards Over Bettors

SLIPS: NBA All-Star Game Tight Finish Rewards Over Bettors

The new format for the 2020 NBA All-Star Game produced an exciting game for viewers, but it was a stressful contest for bettors. Because of the Elam Ending, which resulted in the teams having a target score of 157 to win in the fourth quarter, Team Giannis and Team LeBron played the final quarter with incredible intensity, and bettors and bookmakers had reasons to sweat late in the game.

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SLIPS: XFL Sports Betting Interest Strong in Inaugural Week

SLIPS: XFL Sports Betting Interest Strong in Inaugural Week

According to one bookmaker, the amount of wagers placed on the rebooted football league in Week 1 was comparable to a good UFC card.

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SLIPS: Super Bowl Bettors Rejoice in Mahomes Scoring 1st TD

SLIPS: Super Bowl Bettors Rejoice in Mahomes Scoring 1st TD

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes only needed 1 rushing yard for the first touchdown of Super Bowl 54 against the San Francisco 49ers, but that yard went a long way for a lot of Super Bowl betting props tickets.

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SLIPS: Super Bowl Bettors Hitting Chiefs-49ers Over Hard

SLIPS: Super Bowl Bettors Hitting Chiefs-49ers Over Hard

The Over/Under betting is heavily favoring the over, even as the total climbs to 55, a week before the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs meet in Super Bowl 2020 in Miami.

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SLIPS: Favorites ‘Pummel’ Bookies in Conference Title Games

SLIPS: Favorites ‘Pummel’ Bookies in Conference Title Games

The Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers both covered as home favorites in Sunday’s NFL conference championship games, which was good news for a lot of bettors and bad news for bookmakers.

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Slips: Stunning Titans Win Pays Handsomely For Sportsbooks

Slips: Stunning Titans Win Pays Handsomely For Sportsbooks

Tennessee, the No. 6 seed in the AFC, shocked top seed Baltimore on Saturday in the Divisional Round of the NFL playoffs. The Titans raked in the money for sportsbooks.

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SLIPS: Vikings Upset Means NFL Wild-Card Bounty For Books

SLIPS: Vikings Upset Means NFL Wild-Card Bounty For Books

The Minnesota Vikings and Tennessee Titans win as No. 6 seeds, knocking off two favored teams and leading to an excellent NFL betting weekend for sportsbooks. Another great bet to start the NFL playoffs? The under. Any of them.

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SLIPS: Some NFL Week 17 Games Meaningful Only to Bettors

SLIPS: Some NFL Week 17 Games Meaningful Only to Bettors

Several teams had nothing to play for in the final week of the NFL regular season but bettors still had something on the line, and a lot of those games provided crazy finishes.

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SLIPS: Outright Underdog Wins Help Books Salvage NFL Week 16

SLIPS: Outright Underdog Wins Help Books Salvage NFL Week 16

The Raiders, Cardinals, Jets and Eagles all win as bettors miss out on some possible parlay opportunities even though five of the seven biggest favorites covered.

Josh Katzenstein