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Brent Musburger

Brent Musburger

Brent Musburger, a veteran sports broadcaster, writes a weekly column for his Vegas Stats and Information Network, which simulcasts his show Monday through Friday from 3 to 5 p.m. Follow @BrentMusburger on Twitter

Rams favored to win Super Bowl after Saints’ loss in Dallas

Here are the revised Super Bowl odds at the Westgate. Bet $100 and you win: Rams plus 250; Saints plus 300; Chiefs plus 350; Patriots plus 600; Steelers plus 800.

Playoff push makes for tough sledding at sports books

For a handicapper, the last six weeks of an NFL season are tougher to solve than a Rubik’s Cube. And remember, it’s estimated that only 5.8 percent of the world’s population can solve the Rubik’s Cube.

Chiefs-Rams game is preview of Super Bowl matchup

The two key offensive players in this “Monday Night Football” showdown are Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes and Rams running back Todd Gurley.

Steelers put AFC on notice after rout of Panthers

By scoring 52 points Thursday against Carolina, the Steelers climbed into AFC elite status with defending conference champion New England and 8-1 Kansas City.

Expect Raiders to be underdogs for rest of NFL season

A once promising return to the sideline turned into a nightmare Thursday night in Santa Clara against a 49ers team that already had lost twice to lowly Arizona.

Broncos look like good bet to end Chiefs’ cover streak

The Chiefs have covered 11 straight regular-season games. This is a team capable of making a Super Bowl run. But 9½ or 10 points are a huge handicap in the betting world.

Watch out for these college football teams this weekend

If the college football season ended right now, most would agree that the final four would be Alabama, Ohio State, Clemson and Notre Dame. But sports are never that simple. Chaos could be around the corner.

Welcome to London, where betting on Raiders, NFL is welcome

No time for sightseeing, but that didn’t stop your intrepid reporter from strolling around the stadium that Jaguars owner Shad Khan hopes to buy so that he can play half of his team’s eight home games here in Europe.

Raiders will have fans on their side in road game vs. Chargers

The Raiders are trying for two consecutive victories Sunday when they play the Los Angeles Chargers. The schedule says it’s a road game, but there will be more Raiders fans at StubHub Center than Charger fans.

Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly has offense to defeat Stanford

October reigns supreme for sports bettors. Football rages. Baseball flourishes. Hockey and basketball begin. I’ll take October for cashing tickets.

Browns fans, bettors celebrate after Baker Mayfield’s debut

One game does not an All-Pro quarterback make. But Baker Mayfield’s performance Thursday for the Browns was a smash-hit debut, especially for those of us who took Cleveland as a 3-point favorite.

Musburger: Underdog ‘Canelo’ to dethrone GGG

Fists fly and engines roar. It’s party time in Las Vegas, so let’s cash some tickets on boxing and NASCAR this weekend — and, of course, football.

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