Brian Edwards

8/3 Notes and Nuggets

In today’s Notes and Nuggets, Brian Edwards hits on the latest NBA news, a big loss for USC football and fresh odds for a few UFC scraps.

LSU QB Myles Brennan suffers ‘severe’ arm injury

LSU QB Myles Brennan has a severe left arm injury that will require surgery, leaving his status for the 2021 campaign in doubt.

Gaethje opens as betting favorite vs. Chandler at UFC 268

BetMGM and FanDuel opened Justin ‘The Highlight’ Gaethje as the ‘chalk’ vs. Michael Chandler in a crucial 155-pound scrap at UFC 268.

NHL opens gambling investigation into Sharks’ Evander Kane

Evander Kane’s wife has accused him of betting on NHL games, prompting the league to open an investigation into the Sharks forward.

2021 Preview: Florida Gators

After Kyle Trask produced record-setting numbers in 2020, fourth-year junior QB Emory Jones (7/1 career TD-INT ratio) is poised to take over in 2021.

Usman set to rematch Covington at UFC 268

After being KO’d by Kamaru Usman at UFC 245, Colby ‘Chaos’ Covington has been granted a rematch for Usman’s welterweight strap at UFC 268.

Bobby Bowden diagnosed with terminal medical condition

The legendary Bobby Bowden revealed to the Tallahassee Democrat on Wednesday that he’s been diagnosed with a terminal medical condition.

Edwards likes Louisiana +10 at Texas in Week 1

Louisiana has compiled a 7-1-1 spread record with four outright wins in its last nine games as a road underdog during Billy Napier’s tenure.

BetMGM gambler risks 4K on Eagles to win SB at 125/1 odds

One BetMGM gambler is extremely bullish on an NFC East club to be the NFL’s biggest surprise in 2021.

Bucks win Game 5, listed as five-point ‘chalk’ for Game 6

FanDuel has the Bucks as -390 favorites to win the NBA Finals as they head back home for Game 6 with a 3-2 lead.