Todd Dewey, Las Vegas Review-Journal

Todd Dewey

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Recent articles by Todd:

Las Vegas resident one of best bets to win US Open

Xander Schauffele has played in the past five U.S. Opens and his worst finish is seventh place. He also has placed third, fifth twice and sixth at the major. → Read More

Which Raiders player is largest liability for sportsbook?

Jameis Winston is the largest liability at Caesars Sportsbook on the passing yards prop. Winston opened at 75-1 before a barrage of bets drove his price down to 40-1. → Read More

Sharp bettors, public on different sides in NBA Finals, Game 1

The Boston Celtics advanced to the NBA Finals for the first time since 2010, while the Golden State Warriors will be playing for the title for the sixth time in eight years. → Read More

Warriors favored to win 2022, 2023 NBA titles

The Golden State Warriors are -165 favorites over the Boston Celtics at the Westgate SuperBook to win the NBA Finals and the 6-1 favorites to win the title next season. → Read More

Trump widens lead over Biden in 2024 election odds

Donald Trump’s chances to be elected president again in 2024 are the best since he left the White House in January 2021. He’s the clear betting favorite. → Read More

Odds, horse-by-horse analysis for Preakness Stakes

Pro horse racing handicapper Michael “The Wizard’’ Kipness analyzes the nine-horse field for Saturday’s Preakness Stakes, designating each horse as a contender or pretender. → Read More

Circa Sports increases prize money to $12M for football contests

Circa casino owner Derek Stevens said, “We’re back and bigger than ever. We want to make Las Vegas the hub of sports betting and football contests.” → Read More

Raiders face one of NFL’s hardest schedules based on win totals

Sportsbooks project the Raiders’ 17 foes to have 150.5 wins for an average of 8.8 wins per game. They will play eight games against opponents with double-digit win totals. → Read More

‘Mattress Mack’ back with massive bets on Houston Astros

If the Astros win the World Series, Houston furniture store owner Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale would net the largest win ever on a legal sports bet. → Read More

NFL Week 1 lines: Bucs, Broncos among 10 road favorites

Of the 16 NFL Week 1 lines, there are 10 road favorites, including the Buccaneers (-2) over the Cowboys and the Broncos (-4) over the Seahawks. → Read More

Sportsbooks slash totals as MLB has ‘taken juice out of ball’

Totals are down substantially at sportsbooks after teams averaged 4.03 runs per game in April — the lowest mark in any month since the strike-shortened 1981 season. → Read More

‘Mattress Mack’ to place biggest bet in Kentucky Derby history

After losing $2.4 million on Essential Quality to win the 2021 Kentucky Derby, Houston furniture store owner Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale plans to up the ante Saturday. → Read More

Sharp bettors throw sportsbooks for another loss in NFL draft

The beatdown began early when Georgia defensive end Travon Walker was taken No. 1 by the Jacksonville Jaguars. Sportsbooks lost for the sixth straight year on the NFL draft. → Read More

Sharp bettors wager on 1st receiver selected in NFL draft

Garrett Wilson is the even-money favorite at Caesars Sportsbook to be the first wide receiver drafted this week. Jameson Williams is 2-1 and Drake London +250. → Read More

What teams are favored to win 2023 NCAA championship?

There is no clear front-runner to win the 2023 college basketball national title. Three teams have been installed as favorites at Las Vegas sportsbooks. → Read More

Pros offer baseball betting tips as opening day approaches

“Not many baseball bettors can see out the season; 2,430 regular-season games takes its toll on your bankroll or your sanity, often both,” Michael “Roxy” Roxborough said. → Read More

‘Mattress Mack’ doubles down, wins $12.2M on Kansas

“It was the greatest comeback in Mattress Mack history,” said Linda McIngvale, the wife of Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale, after Kansas rallied from a 15-point halftime deficit. → Read More

‘Mattress Mack’ bets $5.5M on NCAA championship winner

Houston furniture store owner Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale wagered $3.3M to win $6.2M at Caesars Sportsbook in Louisiana and $2.2M to win $4.2M at Barstool Sportsbook. → Read More

Duke favored to win NCAA title in Mike Krzyzewski’s swan song

Duke will face North Carolina for the first time ever in the NCAA Tournament, with the Blue Devils looking to send Mike Krzyzewski into retirement with a national title. → Read More

Sportsbooks adjust Super Bowl odds again after flurry of moves

For the fifth time in two weeks, Las Vegas sportsbooks adjusted their NFL futures after the Indianapolis Colts acquired quarterback Matt Ryan from the Atlanta Falcons. → Read More