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Recent articles by Neil:

These are the NFL power ratings that actually matter

We can reverse-engineer NFL point spreads to figure out exactly what one prominent Las Vegas sportsbook thinks about every team. → Read More

Stefanos Tsitsipas might be the best bet in a powerhouse French Open field

Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz were all drawn in the same half, which could open a path for Tsitsipas. → Read More

How to build the best trifectas and superfectas for the Preakness Stakes

The trifecta requires you to pick the top three finishers in the correct order, while the superfecta requires you to select the top four finishers in the correct order. → Read More

Here is the horse that can beat Epicenter at the Preakness Stakes

Epicenter is a heavy and deserving favorite at the Preakness, but Simplification is worth a long look. → Read More

Odds, analysis and post positions for the 2022 Preakness Stakes

The Preakness Stakes will have a tough time living up to the excitement of the Kentucky Derby. Here's a breakdown with odds, post positions and analysis. → Read More

The hardest (and easiest) projected NFL schedules

The schedule is not kind to the defending Super Bowl champion Los Angeles Rams or the powerful Kansas City Chiefs. → Read More

How to build the best trifectas and superfectas for the Kentucky Derby

The trifecta requires you to pick the top three finishers in the correct order, while the superfecta requires you to select the top four finishers in the correct order. → Read More

If there is rain at the Kentucky Derby, this 30-1 long shot could win it all

Betting on a long shot will never look perfect, but if the conditions are wet, Pioneer of Medina appears to have all the tools necessary to surprise. → Read More

Two Kentucky Derby long shots worth a bet to win

Here are two lesser-known Derby horses with reason for optimism, along with the odds that would warrant a win wager on Saturday. → Read More

Messier has the speed, stamina and running style to win the Kentucky Derby

With his combination of speed, running style and pedigree, the talented Canada-bred colt could be poised to win this year’s Derby. → Read More

Odds, analysis and post positions for the 2022 Kentucky Derby

This year’s Kentucky Derby features a deep field with no true favorite. Here's a breakdown with odds, post positions and analysis. → Read More

How to pick the winner of a horse race

It’s not enough to know which horse is the fastest or has the best connections. Here is how to break down a field. → Read More

A beginner’s guide to betting on horse racing

Everything you need to know to bet on the Kentucky Derby, or any other horse race. → Read More

This NHL season was a goal scorer’s dream. The playoffs should be different.

It appears increased skill, better utilization of players and an improved awareness of where the high-danger areas are for scoring chances have driven a spike in scoring. → Read More

Angel Hernandez just turned in one of the worst-umpired games of the season

Kyle Schwarber was furious with Angel Hernandez after the Phillies loss to the Brewers. Data was on Schwarber's side. → Read More

Best bets for the play-in round of the NBA playoffs

There are some solid values available at the start of the NBA's play-in tournament. → Read More

Sneaky smart picks for MLB’s end-of-season awards

There isn't much value in the favorites; instead, consider these longer shots for baseball's major awards. → Read More

Baseball’s competitive balance problem is getting worse

The gap between baseball's rich and poor is growing, and it continues to have startling competitive implications. → Read More

The Duke-North Carolina rivalry, by the numbers

Inside the Final Four appearances, national championships and head-to-head clashes that make this rivalry shine. → Read More

The women’s Final Four, packed with powerhouses, should be a basketball delight

The women's tournament had plenty of surprises, but the Final Four is loaded with elite talent and efficient offenses. → Read More