In the vast majority of sports, the biggest star via popularity is also that sport's best player. Tom Brady in the NFL, LeBron James in the NBA, etc.
The Kansas City Chiefs will host an AFC Championship Game for a third straight season Sunday as they look to keep their chances of repeating as Super Bowl champions alive against the Buffalo Bills.
The UFC generally jams as many cards on Fight Island as possible when it visits there over the span of a few weeks.
Underdogs ruled Week 6 of the NFL season, and there are a few home dogs that sportsbooks will likely need to cover going Week 7 starting on Thursday night.
Three formerly unbeaten schools suffered their first losses of the season last week in college football bringing a significant upsets.
The Crimson Tide have taken advantage of a fairly weak SEC so far and cut their future odds down to +120 (bet $100 to win $120) as the favorite.
By the time Sunday’s NFL games kick off, there could be as many as five double-digit favorites on the Week 6 slate.
The Oklahoma Sooners (4-1) were ranked third in the country and appeared poised to make it back to the College Football Playoff for the 2nd time in 3 years.
The winless Cleveland Browns (0-4) are well on their way to being the worst team in the NFL again this season in a pick’em matchup.
The Golden State Warriors makes them the clear betting favorite on the NBA championship odds with the start of the regular season fast approaching.
Competitive matchups according to oddsmakers may involve teams residing outside the Top 10 in college football this week.