Robert Criscola

Sports Reporter

Southwest Stakes latest odds Jersey Agenda Six Shooter more

Metro breaks down Monday’s Southwest Stakes, the second stepping stone on Arkansas’ road to the Kentucky Derby.   Oaklawn Race 9 (Post time: 6:09 p.m. Eastern) The Grade III, $500,000 Southwest Stakes 1 1/16th-miles on dirt The Southwest Stakes, a race worth 10 Kentucky Derby points to...

Monday, February 18, 2019, 2:37 PM

Daytona 500 odds Harvick Hamlin Stenhouse advice

The 61st renewal of the Daytona 500 is set for Sunday at Daytona International Speedway in Florida. The pole sitter will be 21-year-old William Byron (20-1), who will start alongside Hendrick Motorsports teammate Alex Bowman (22-1) in this year’s running of “The Great American Race.” Bryon pilots...

Sunday, February 17, 2019, 2:03 PM

Villanova St Johns Arizona Colorado basketball odds line spread advice

MetroBet takes a look at a pair of NCAA games on the Sunday slate.    Villanova Wildcats (-4) at St. John’s Red Storm Moneyline: Wildcats -185, Red Storm +165 Betting Total: 145.5 points  Time (Eastern), TV: 5 p.m., FS1 The 13th-ranked Villanova Wildcats (20-5)...

Sunday, February 17, 2019, 11:20 AM

Horse Racing: Risen Star Stakes War of Will Country House odds

Louisiana’s road to the Kentucky Derby continues this Saturday with the Risen Star Stakes, a race worth 50 Derby points to the winner.  Fair Grounds Race 12 (Post time: 7:02 p.m. Eastern)  The Grade II, $400,000 Risen Star Stakes 1 1/16th-miles on dirt The Risen Star Stakes, another...

Saturday, February 16, 2019, 9:23 AM

Devils Blackhawks Capitals Sharks NHL Thursday odds

MetroBet previews a pair of games on the NHL slate for Thursday night.    New Jersey Devils at Chicago Blackhawks Moneyline: Devils +150, Blackhawks -165 Puckline: Devils +1.5 goals (-175), Blackhawks -1.5 goals (+155) Betting Total: 6.5 goals (Over -115, Under -105)...

Thursday, February 14, 2019, 6:16 PM

Wednesday NBA odds Heat Mavericks Kings Nuggets advice

MetroBet previews a pair of games on the NBA slate for Wednesday as the Heat take on the Mavericks and the Kings face the Nuggets.   Miami Heat at Dallas Mavericks (-2.5) Moneyline: Heat +120, Mavericks -140 Betting Total: 208 points Time (Eastern): 8:30 p.m. The Dallas...

Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 12:16 PM

Celtics 76ers Lakers Hawks NBA Tuesday odds spread line advice

MetroBet takes a look at a pair of key NBA games on the Tuesday night slate.   Boston Celtics at Philadelphia 76ers (-7) The Boston Celtics (35-21) were cruising right along, having won 10 of 11 games (with the lone loss coming to the Warriors), before a hiccup against the hated Lakers on...

Tuesday, February 12, 2019, 2:07 PM

Penguins Flyers Sharks Canucks NHL odds line spread advice

MetroBet takes a glance at a pair of games on the NHL slate include the Penguins at the Flyers and the Sharks at the Canucks.   Pittsburgh Penguins at Philadelphia Flyers Moneyline: Penguins -115, Flyers -105 Puckline: Penguins -1.5 goals (+220), Flyers +1.5 goals (-260)...

Monday, February 11, 2019, 5:41 PM

Suns Kings Heat Warriors NBA Sunday odds line spread advice

MetroBet takes look at the betting info and make picks for a pair of games on the Sunday NBA slate.    Phoenix Suns at Sacramento Kings (-9.5) Moneyline: Suns +360, Kings -450 Betting Total: 228.5 Time (Eastern): 6 p.m. The Sacramento Kings (29-26) are on a nice run...

Sunday, February 10, 2019, 2:51 PM

Sam F Davis Stakes horse racing odds line advice

The Sam F. Davis Stakes, the local prep for March’s Tampa Bay Derby, takes place this Saturday. It’s worth 10 Kentucky Derby points to the winner.   Tampa Bay Downs Race 11 (Post time: 5:25 p.m. Eastern) The Grade III, $250,000 Sam F. Davis Stakes 1 1/16th-miles on dirt The Sam F. Davis...

Saturday, February 9, 2019, 11:17 AM

Nuggets 76ers Knicks Pistons NBA Friday odds line spread advice

MetroBet takes a glance at a pair of NBA games on the slate for Friday night.   Denver Nuggets at Philadelphia 76ers (-4.5) Moneyline: Nuggets +165, Sixers -190 Betting Total: 229 points Time (Eastern), TV: 7 p.m., ESPN The Philadelphia 76ers (34-20) will try to bounce...

Friday, February 8, 2019, 3:24 PM

Flyers Kings Hurricanes Sabres NHL odds and advice

MetroBet takes a glance at a pair of NHL games on the slate for this Thursday night including the Kings at the Flyers and the Hurricanes at the Sabres.   Los Angeles Kings at Philadelphia Flyers Moneyline: Kings +115, Flyers -145 Puckline: Kings +1.5 goals (-240), Flyers -1.5...

Thursday, February 7, 2019, 6:04 PM

UConn Temple Villanova Creighton College Basketball Wednesday odds

MetroBet takes a glance at two key games on the college basketball slate for Wednesday night.   Connecticut Huskies at Temple Owls (-4) Moneyline: Huskies +155, Owls -175 Betting Total: 146.5 points Time (Eastern), TV: ‪6 p.m., CBSSN The Connecticut Huskies (13-9) have...

Wednesday, February 6, 2019, 12:50 PM

NHL Tuesday odds Ducks Canadiens Blackhawks Oilers betting advice

MetroBet previews a pair of games on the Tuesday NHL slate.   Anaheim Ducks at Montreal Canadiens  Moneyline: Ducks +180, Canadiens -220 Puckline: Ducks +1.5 goals (-155), Canadiens -1.5 goals (+135) Betting Total: 6.0 goals (Over -105, Under -115) Time (Eastern):...

Tuesday, February 5, 2019, 1:37 PM

NHL Tuesday odds Canucks Flyers Coyotes Stars hockey advice

MetroBet takes a glance at a pair of NHL games on the slate for Monday night.   Vancouver Canucks at Philadelphia Flyers Moneyline: Canucks +130, Flyers -155  Puckline: Canucks +1.5 goals (-210), Flyers -1.5 goals (+170)  Betting Total: 6.0 goals (Over -105, Under...

Monday, February 4, 2019, 4:16 PM

NBA Monday odds Bucks Nets Rockets Suns advice

MetroBet takes a glance at a pair of NBA games on the docket for Monday.   Milwaukee Bucks (-7) at Brooklyn Nets Moneyline: Bucks -290, Nets +245 Betting Total: 227.5 points Time (Eastern), TV: 7:30 p.m., NBATV Monday’s matchup between the Milwaukee Bucks (38-13) and the...

Monday, February 4, 2019, 3:48 PM

Jared Goff vs Tom Brady pass attempts prop bet, more props

As usual, sportsbooks are offering a multitude of prop bets on all things relating to the Super Bowl. Metro Bet continues its examination of some of the smartest, and the strangest, props being offered for Super Bowl LIII here.    Most pass attempts: Tom Brady +0.5 (EVEN), Jared Goff -0...

Sunday, February 3, 2019, 1:24 PM

Duke basketball Zion Williamson vs Tom Brady prop bet

As usual, sportsbooks are offering a multitude of prop bets on all things relating to the Super Bowl. Metro Bet continues its examination of some of the smartest, and the strangest, props being offered for Super Bowl LIII here.   Will either team score in the first five minutes? (Yes +110,...

Thursday, January 31, 2019, 2:12 PM

Precious Kentucky Derby points are on the line at Gulfstream Park this weekend in the Holy Bull Stakes.

Gulfstream Race 11 (Post time: 5:13 p.m. Eastern) The Grade II, $350,000 Holy Bull Stakes 1 1/16th-miles on dirt #6 MIHOS (5-2) was last seen winning the Mucho Macho Man Stakes over this course on Jan. 5. He got a strong pace to close into under Jose Ortiz and took advantage. The Mucho Macho Man...

Thursday, January 31, 2019, 1:18 PM

Patriots Rams latest odds spread moneyline Super Bowl advice

MetroBet dishes out a betting preview for Patriots versus Rams in Super Bowl LIII with the latest odds and advice.   New England Patriots (-2.5) vs. Los Angeles Rams  Moneyline: Patriots -140, Rams +120 Betting Total: 56.5 points  Time (Eastern), TV: 6:30 p.m.,...

Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 3:29 PM