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Wildcard Wishful: Tampa Bay Rays

by Brendan Welshoff Congrats Tampa! You’ve officially and successfully moved on from bad managers that had haunted you up until...

Del Mar PICKS: Friday, July 10th

Jake BeckerBetting Analyst - Horses & NHL“Scared money don’t make money”FacebookTwitter Don't miss the opportunity to #PropUp with ThriveFantasy. A...

How Patrick Mahomes’ Contract Affects the Sports World

Jesse BalasusNFL Analyst“There’s football players, and then there’s Football players.” - Jim HarbaughFacebookTwitter The Kansas City Chiefs and Patrick Mahomes...

NBA Playoff Power Rankings 16-22

by Rex Eastwood, Kevin Reyes and Darryl Rice What’s happening yall? I hope everyone has been well and is doing...

Eastern Conference Play-in Series Picks and Betting Guide

by Daniel DeAngelis The restart of the NHL Season is upon us with teams slowly starting up training camp again,...

Conference Preview: The ACC

By: JD Yonke Projected Order of Finish Atlantic ClemsonLouisvilleFlorida StateWake ForestBoston CollegeNC StateSyracuse Coastal North CarolinaVirginia TechMiamiPittVirginiaDukeGeorgia Tech Champion: Clemson...

In-Depth Fantasy Analysis of the NFC South

By Jeff Pratt (@HotlineFantasy) Don’t miss the opportunity to #PropUp with ThriveFantasy. A BRAND NEW product rethinking DFS & Player...

European Soccer A La Carte: Best Bets

By: Joe Brunk (@_JoeyB23) Last week, my A La Carte picks went 2-3 for -0.5 units. A Mallorca penalty blew...

Belmont Park PICKS: Saturday, June 27th

(Photo by Eclipse Sportswire) by Jake Becker Twitter Don't miss the opportunity to #PropUp with ThriveFantasy. A BRAND NEW product rethinking...

Worry in Washington?

By: JD Yonke (@Yonkers805) With offseason workouts and practices derailed due to the effects of COVID-19, there are more uncertainties...

European Soccer A La Carte: Best Bets

By: Joe Brunk (@_JoeyB23) These articles have not started as well as I had hoped, but what more could I...

@Vegas_Analytics The Enigma that is the Lotte Giants

June 16th, 2020 by @Vegas_Analytics This week, a quarter of the KBO regular season games will be in the books...

Wolves Roundup and Restart Expectations

By: Rex Eastwood (@REast_Eazy) Pre-Break Analysis After a slow start to the season, Wolves put their foot on the gas....

A Game of Tag: The BRKDWN of the NBA

by Darryl Rice We’ve Got Action! Ladies and gentlemen, I am happy to write that the NBA is back! Honestly,...

Where Will the Top NFL Free Agents Sign?

by Jesse Balasus We are less than 100 days until the NFL regular season and somehow some of the biggest...

German Bundesliga & La Liga: Mid-Week Best Bets

By: Joe Brunk (@_JoeyB23) I didn’t have the best weekend, going 1-4 for -2.45 units. I should have stuck with...

Fantasy Football Mock Draft 5.0

by Jeff Pratt It’s time for the fifth installment in my mock draft series! Be sure to check out my...

Premier League Transfer Rumors

by DJ Reider The Premier League normally ends before the summer transfer window opens; but due to the postponement of...

Previewing the American Athletic Conference

by JD Yonke A long, strange offseason means that we get even more time to dig deep and dive into...

German Bundesliga & La Liga: Best Bets

By: Joe Brunk (@_JoeyB23) I wasn’t able to get an article written last weekend after going 2-1 for +1.48 units...

2020 Fantasy Football Positional Rankings 3.0

by Jeff Pratt Back by popular demand! Many leagues have started drafting already because of the global pandemic. As a...

Serie A Restart, What you Need to Know

By: Rex Eastwood (@REast_Eazy) Contrary to the other leagues resuming, the Italian Government has confirmed that if a single player...

2020 MLB Mock Draft

by Drake Mann Every Year more prospects from around the United States are hyped up weeks before the MLB draft...

The Premier League is Premiering This Month

By: Christopher Smith @WannabeaCPA It’s been over two months since we’ve been able to watch England’s top flight league. When...

La Liga Preview

By: Joe Brunk (@_JoeyB23) Slowly but surely, soccer is starting to come back. Germany was one of the first big...

Future Phenoms: Asa Lacy

By: Drake Mann (@drakemann4) With Major League Baseball announcing that the MLB draft will take place on June 10, I...

Doosan Bears vs. NC Dinos KBO Preview

By:  @Vegas_Analytics Yes, it’s that time again. For baseball fans, the KBO continues to remain the only game in town....

Are MLB Owners Overvaluing their Players

By - @Vegas_Analytics It’s beginning to seem more and more likely  the owners in Major League Baseball are looking to...

Players to Watch: Garrett Cooper

By: Michael Wilson Who is Garrett Cooper? Garrett Cooper, 29, is a first baseman/outfielder for the Miami Marlins. Cooper is...

Bundesliga is Back and More to Come

by DJ Reider Almost three weeks ago, the Bundesliga returned to play after a lengthy hiatus due to COVID-19. It’s...

The National League and the DH: Who Ya Got? NL East

by the BRKDWN's MLB Team It’s been a WILD year for baseball and we haven’t even had a first pitch...

German Bundesliga: Sunday Best Bets

by Joe Brunk After cashing my pick on Leverkusen last weekend, I am back with more picks this weekend. The...

Santa Anita PICKS: Saturday, May 30th

By Jake Becker - (@jrboomtown) Don't miss the opportunity to #PropUp with ThriveFantasy. A BRAND NEW product rethinking DFS &...

Fantasy Football Mock Draft 4.0

by Jeff Pratt It’s time for the fourth installment in my mock draft series! In the past two weeks, I’ve...

The Return of the MLS

by Christopher Smith March 8 was the last time we saw an MLS match. It was a great one as...

Players to Watch: Emilio Pagan

by Michael Wilson Twitter Who is Emilio Pagan? Emilio Pagan, 29, is a right-handed relief pitcher for the San Diego Padres....

Top 10 Steals in 2020 Fantasy Football Drafts

By Jeff Pratt by Jeff Pratt Twitter Don’t miss the opportunity to #PropUp with ThriveFantasy. A BRAND NEW product rethinking DFS...

End to End’s Top 10 Hart Winners of the Last Decade

by Andrew Flegar @ajflegs - Tomas Vessio, @TomasVessio15 - Joseph Caruso, @joe_caruso9 Since the NHL season is still on pause...

German Bundesliga: Monchengladbach v Bayer Leverkusen

by Joe Brunk Twitter Kickoff: Saturday 5/23/20, 9:30 A.M. EST Last week in the Bundesliga was a mixed bag in terms...

Churchill Downs PICKS: Saturday, May 23rd

by Jake Becker I know everyone is dealing with quarantine in different ways, and most of us are finding a...

German Bundesliga – Hertha Berlin v. Union Berlin

Kickoff - Friday 5/22/20, 2:30 P.M. EST by Ajay Vadukul Well well well, welcome back soccer. Weekend one was action...

Top 5 Worst Goaltenders of the 2019/20 NHL Season

By: Tomas Vessio - @TomasVessio15 Don't miss the opportunity to #PropUp with ThriveFantasy. A BRAND NEW product rethinking DFS &...

theBRKDWN’s Top-5 Starting Pitchers Entering the 2020 Season

By: Joseph Caruso - (@joe_caruso9) 5. Stephen Strasburg- Washington Nationals    2019 Season Statistics: IP: 209 ERA: 3.32 WHIP: 1.04 K:...

Jalen Smith: The BRKDWN of a Player

By: Darryl Rice  What’s good y’all? We have a new day, but no new basketball. It still sucks. At this...

Best Moments from “The Last Dance”

by Kevin Reyes In a world where there are few live sporting events going on right now, it was nice...

James Wiseman: The BRKDWN of a Player

by Darryl Rice Hello, and happy whatever damn day it is! I can’t begin to tell you how many times...

How the Korean Baseball Organization is fulfilling a National Pastime Void

by Vegas Analytics If you follow me on twitter then you know I’ve been covering the Korean Baseball Organization since...

MLB vs. COVID: The Path to a Season

by Seven Unless you’ve been living under a rock (no offense to Patrick Star), you have heard the MLB owners...

Bundesliga is Back!

by Christopher Smith It has been a tough couple of months since all sports were put on hold. Most of...

Ranking the Situations of Lottery Teams: #1 Golden State Warriors

by Nathan Herr Though there is still optimism that this NBA season can resume at some point this summer, one...

SANTA ANITA PICKS: Saturday, May 16th

by Jake Becker I know everyone is dealing with quarantine in different ways, and most of us are finding a...

Missed Games if the PAC 12 forgoes the Non-Conference Schedule

By: Rex Eastwood (@REast_Eazy) Monday night, May 11th, Nick Rolovich enters the chat with a stuffed cougar. A nice breath...

Fantasy Football Mock Draft 3.0

By: Jeff Pratt - @HotlineFantasy Don’t miss the opportunity to #PropUp with ThriveFantasy. A BRAND NEW product rethinking DFS Player...

Future‌ ‌Phenoms:‌ ‌Emerson‌ ‌Hancock‌ ‌

By: Drake Mann (@drakemann4) With Major League Baseball announcing that the MLB draft will take place June 10, I thought...

theBRKDWN’s Top-5 Relief Pitchers Entering the 2020 Season

By: Joseph Caruso - @joe_caruso9 5. Liam Hendricks- Oakland Athletics   2019 Season Statistics: IP: 85 ERA: 1.80 WHIP: 0.96 K:...

Top 5 Goaltenders of the 2019/20 NHL Season

By: Tomas Vessio - @TomasVessio15 Don't miss the opportunity to #PropUp with ThriveFantasy. A BRAND NEW product rethinking DFS &...

New York Jets 2020 Game By Game Predictions

by Daniel DeAngelis Twitter With the NFL releasing its week by week schedule on Thursday I take a look at the...

K League 1 Matchday 1 Best Bet: Ulsan Hyundai vs. Sangju Sangmu

by Mateen Malekade Twitter Kickoff May 9, 2020, 1:00 a.m. EST Sitting on automatic relegation, Sangju Sangmu will still be looking...

Future Phenoms: Spencer Torkelson

by Drake Mann With Major League Baseball announcing that the MLB draft will take place June 10, I thought it...

2020 Fantasy Football Positional Rankings 2.0

by Jeff Pratt I released the first installment of 2020 fantasy football positional rankings about two months ago before free...

theBRKDWN’s Top-5 Center Fielders Entering the 2020 Season

by Joseph Caruso 5. Starling Marte - Arizona Diamondbacks   2019 Season Statistics: 132 games: .295/.342/.503 23 HR 82 RBI The...

Taking a look at UConn’s Offseason

by Steven Carlson Dan Hurley has done well rebuilding UConn's program in his first two seasons as their coach. He...

Prospects Blooming: Shortstops

by Drake Mann Twitter We, as fans, have been blessed with so much young talent from the shortstop position. Players like...

ARKANSAS DERBY PICKS: Saturday, May 2nd

by Jake Becker Twitter Don't miss the opportunity to #PropUp with ThriveFantasy. A BRAND NEW product rethinking DFS & Player Props....

NFL Quarantinanalysis Part 2: Coaching Carousel

by Jordan Whitney Twitter In part one of my offseason series, appropriately titled “NFL Quarantinanalysis,” I reflected on 2019 results while...

Houston Texans Draft Grades

by Christopher Smith The 2020 NFL Draft has come and gone, and there are millions of fans in the country...

An Orioles Fan’s Message for Trey Mancini

By: Jesse Balasus by Jesse Balasus Twitter Earlier this morning, Trey Mancini, an outfielder and the face of the Baltimore Orioles,...

Post-NFL Draft 2020 Fantasy Football Mock Draft

By Jeff Pratt Twitter: @HotlineFantasy Don’t miss the opportunity to #PropUp with ThriveFantasy. A BRAND NEW product rethinking DFS &...

Players to Watch: Tommy Edman

by Michael Wilson Twitter Who is Tommy Edman? After graduating from high school in 2013 where he was selected to the...

Chicago Bears Draft Grades

by Steven Carlson Round 2 Pick 43: Cole Kmet 6’6” 262 LBS, Junior Tight End, Notre Dame: Kmet has the...

Best MLB Rookie Card Investments (April 2020)

by Andrew Flegar Twitter It is very typical for most sports fans to collect sports cards during their childhood. When I...

OAKLAWN PICKS: Saturday, April 25th

by Jake Becker Twitter Don't miss the opportunity to #PropUp with ThriveFantasy. A BRAND NEW product rethinking DFS & Player Props....

theBRKDWN’s Top-5 Right Fielders for the 2020 Season

by Joseph Caruso Twitter “With the 2020 MLB season hopefully right around the corner, join the BRKDWN in a mini series...

Chicago Bears Draft Needs

Steven Carlson @Stevenc226 @the_BRKDWN by Steven Carlson Twitter Chicago is in a weird spot going into the draft. They have no...

Mississippi State’s Potential Rocky Start

by Rex Eastwood What teams have the most to gain or lose due to the limited training schedule? First squad...

@UncleJesse___’s Final Mock Draft

By: Jesse Balasus by Jesse Balasus Ladies and gentlemen, we have finally made it to draft week. The only thing...

Life Without Sports — Day 42

by Samuel Murphy Hello friends, and welcome back into the mental ramblings of a man going crazy from a doozy...

Top-10 Maple Leafs Games/Moments of 2019-20

by Tomas Vessio Don't miss the opportunity to #PropUp with ThriveFantasy. A BRAND NEW product rethinking DFS & Player Props....

Domas: The BRKDWN of a Player

by Darryl Rice Hello and happy quarantine survival day. It is yet again, a great day to be alive. I...

OAKLAWN PICKS: Friday, April 17th

by Jake Becker Don't miss the opportunity to #PropUp with ThriveFantasy. A BRAND NEW product rethinking DFS & Player Props....

A Time to Reflect: COVID-19 and the Future of Baseball

by Brendan Welshoff Twitter It’s been a bit since I’ve written an article, and it’s easy to do when I consider...

2019-2020 Serie A Strikers Review: Rex’s Soccer Corner

by Rex Eastwood Twitter Who was the top striker in Serie A this season? Rex breaks down the top scorers of...

What we Could Miss if UEFA Cancels this Season

by Joe Brunk Twitter What we could miss if UEFA Cancels this Season. Check out some of the most important storylines...

5 Biggest Losers from Cancelled NBA Season

by Kevin Reyes Twitter Still rocking that stretched out t-shirt from 2003? Why not upgrade with some sweet sports apparel! Check...

theBRKDWN’s Top-5 Left Fielders Entering the 2020 Season

by Joseph Caruso 5. Mark Canha - Oakland Athletics 2019 Season Statistics: 126 games: .273/.396/.517 26 HR 58 RBI Another...

Top 10 Fantasy Football 2020 Breakouts

Top 10 Fantasy Football 2020 Breakouts By Jeff Pratt Twitter: @HotlineFantasy Don’t miss the opportunity to #PropUp with ThriveFantasy. A...

Grading the Top-10 Fantasy-Relevant NFL Free Agency Moves

by Jeff Pratt Twitter Don’t miss the opportunity to #PropUp with ThriveFantasy. A BRAND NEW product rethinking DFS & Player Props....

Players to Watch: Rowan Wick

by Michael Wilson Twitter Who is Rowan Wick? Rowan Wick, 27, is a right-handed relief pitcher who opened some eyes in...

Campus to Campus (Ep. 21) NCAA 14 Super Tournament Recap with Michael Calabrese

The guys welcome in special guest Michael Calabrese (@EastBreese) the creator of the “All-Time Modern Era NCAA 2014 Tournament” where...

End to End Puck Talk (S2.25) Frankie Corrado Interview & More

On this week's episode (recorded on April 4th 2020) End to End welcomes another big guest in current AHL defenceman...

Gap to Gap (Ep. 45) We’re OFFICIALLY CPBL Guys

Baseball is (kinda) back. The Chinese Professional Baseball League will be having it’s season, and your favorite baseball pod has...