Bettor loses $45,000 on the Lakers against Toronto

A South Point bettor lost $45,000 Saturday night when a -140 money-line bet on the Lakers to beat Toronto was a loser in the Raptors’ 107-92 win.

Derek Brunson smashes Edmen Shahbazyan as a +300 underdog in UFC Vegas 5 headliner

Derek Brunson handed Edmen Shahbazyan his first career loss in last night’s UFC Vegas 5 main event, hooking up his backers with a +300 payout.

Va. Tech CB Caleb Farley opting out of 2020 season to prepare for 2021 NFL Draft

Virginia Tech junior CB Caleb Farley has decided not to play for the Hokies in 2020 and will instead prepare for the 2021 NFL Draft.

7/29 Notes and Nuggets

Brian Edwards hits on plenty of news from the NBA and NFL in his latest column for Wednesday.

Nurmagomedov-Gaethje set for UFC 255 on Oct. 24

Dana White told CNN today that Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje will collide on Oct. 24 in the UFC 255 headliner at a TBD location.

Edwards likes ‘over’ 220 for Thursday’s Utah vs. New Orleans opener of NBA restart

Brian Edwards is endorsing a play on ‘over’ 220 points for Thursday’s showdown between the Jazz and Pelicans.

7/27 Notes and Nuggets

Brian Edwards hits on a variety of sports topics in Monday’s Notes and Nuggets.

BetMGM gambler wins $62,500 by risking $500 on Michael Thompson (125/1) to win the 3M Open

Golf bettor wins $62,500 on Michael Thompson’s 3M Open win as a 125/1 longshot at BetMGM

Jets send Jamal Adams to Seahawks in trade that’ll likely help both teams

MajorWager’s Brian Edwards thinks Saturday’s trade of Jamal Adams from the Jets to the Seahawks will benefit both clubs.

William Hill bettor wins $150,000 by backing Robert Whittaker at UFC Fight Island 3

Robert Whittaker hooked up a gambler at William Hill with a $150,000 winner after he bested Darren Till last night.