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NBC Sports EDGE: Battle of the Bets Content Hub

by NBC Sports EDGE Staff
Updated On: May 18, 2022, 3:06 pm ET

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It's Battle of the Bets!

Two NBC Sports EDGE betting experts will go head to head Monday through Friday with PointsBet's Jay Croucher overseeing the action as they each make three bets. Whoever hits the most reigns victorious and gets to come back the following day to defend his or her title!

These matchups will be posted to the NBC Sports EDGE Betting twitter account every day at 4 PM ET.

You can also find the daily battles right here or on our NBC Sports EDGE YouTube channel.


CURRENT CHAMPION: Nick Kostots (@TheKostos)

John Venezia: 9-3
Corey Parson: 8-5
Vaughn Dalzell: 6-6
Brad Thomas: 4-3
John Supowitz: 3-2
Thomas Casale: 2-1 
Josh Wagner: 2-2 
Drew Silva: 2-2  
Jake Wolf: 2-2
Drew Dinsick: 2-3
Blake Friedman: 2-2
Nick Kostos: 1-0
Matt Bernier: 1-2
Kenny Ducey: 1-3
Patrick McDonald: 0-1
D.J. Short: 0-1
Lawrence Jackson: 0-2


Wednesday, May 18
Nick Kostos vs. Kenny Ducey | WATCH

Nick's Picks: 
Draymond Green Over 7.5 PTS vs. Mavericks
St. Louis Cardinals @ New York Mets F5 Under 3.5
Edmonton Oilers @ Calgary Flames Under 6

Kenny's Picks:
Golden State Warriors -5.5 vs. Dallas Mavericks
San Diego Padres @ Philadelphia Phillies -150
Chicago White Sox -150 @ Kansas City Royals


Tuesday, May 17
Blake Friedman vs. Nick Kostos | WATCH

Blake's Picks:
Miami Heat -2 vs. Boston Celtics (-110)
Celtics Team Total Under 101.5 (-105)
Jayson Tatum Under 40.5 PRA @ Miami Heat (-136)

Nick's Picks:
Jaylen Brown Over 23.5 points @ Miami Heat (-110)
Seattle Mariners vs. Toronto Blue Jays F5 Under 4.5 runs (-110)
St. Louis Blues ML @ Colorado Avalanche (+180)


Monday, May 16
John Venezia vs. Blake Friedman | WATCH

John's Picks:
Los Angeles Angels ML (-142) @ Texas Rangers
Toronto Blue Jays vs. Seattle Mariners Under 9 (-124)
Los Angeles Dodgers -1.5 (-108) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks

Blake's Picks:
Texas Rangers ML (+120) vs. Los Angeles Angels
Oakland Athletics vs. Minnesota Twins Over 7.5 (-110)
Baltimore Orioles -1.5 (-102) vs. New York Yankees


Friday, May 13
John Venezia vs. Vaughn Dalzell | WATCH

John's Picks:
Kevin Gausman Over 7.5 Ks (+120) at Tampa Bay Rays
Houston Astros -1.5 (+108) at Washington Nationals
New York Mets -1.5 (+100) vs. Seattle Mariners

Vaughn's Picks:
Vince Velasquez Under 4.5 Ks (-108) vs. New York Yankees
Kyle Gibson Under 4.5 Ks (-140) at Los Angeles Dodgers
Framber Valdez Under 4.5 Ks (-125) at Washington Nationals


Thursday, May 12
Corey Parson vs. John Venezia | WATCH

Corey's Picks:
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Miami Heat Over 207.5
Dallas Mavericks vs. Phoenix Suns Under 212.5
Los Angeles Dodgers (-1.5) vs. Philadelphia Phillis (+145)

John's Picks:
Dylan Cease Over 7.5 Ks (-120)
NCAAB Tennessee vs. Georgia Under 10.5 (-115)
Philadelphia Phillies ML @ Los Angeles Dodgers (+125)


Wednesday, May 11
Corey Parson vs. DJ Short | WATCH

Corey's Picks:
Boston Celtics (-5) vs Milwaukee Bucks
Memphis Grizzlies (+4.5) vs Golden State Warriors
Baltimore Orioles at St. Louis Cardinals u8

DJ's Picks:
Los Angeles Angels ML vs Tampa Bay Rays (+105)
New York Mets (-2.5) at Washington Nationals (+135)
Ian Anderson Under 4.5 Ks vs Boston Red Sox (-140)


Tuesday, May 10
Corey Parson vs. Drew Silva | WATCH

Corey's Picks:
Philadelphia 76ers @ Miami Heat Under 209.5 (-110)
Dallas Mavericks +6 @ Phoenix Suns (-110)
Philadelphia Phillies @ Seattle Mariners F5 Over 3.5 (-110)

Drew's Picks:
Martin Perez Under 4.5 Ks vs. Kansas City Royals (-160)
Los Angeles Angels ML vs. Tampa Bay Rays (+105)
Minnesota Wild first to score vs. St. Louis Bules (-130)


Monday, May 9
Corey Parson vs. John Supowitz | WATCH

Corey's Picks:
Boston Celtics ML @ Milwaukee Bucks (-105)
Memphis Grizzlies +10.5 @ Golden State Warriors (-110)
Colorado Rockies @ San Francisco Giants Over 6.5 (-121)

John's Picks:
Pittsburgh Penguins vs. New York Rangers Over 6 (-115)
Golden State Warriors (-10.5) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (-110)
Tampa Bay Rays ML @ Los Angeles Angels (+110)


Friday, May 6
Corey Parson vs. Jake Wolf | WATCH

Corey's Picks:
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Miami Heat Under 210.5 (-110)
Dallas Mavericks ML vs. Phoenix Suns (-110)
Baltimore Orioles (-1.5) vs. Kansas City Royals (+155)

Jake's Picks:
L.A. Sparks (+3.5) @ Chicago Sky
Indiana Fever (+7.5) @ Washington Mystics
Seattle Storm (-6.5) vs. Minnesota Lynx


Thursday, May 5
Brad Thomas vs. Corey Parson | WATCH

Brad's Picks:
New York Rangers to win in regulation (-105) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins
Colorado Avalanche -1.5 (-155) vs. Nashville Predators
Point Parlay: Artemi Panarin + Mikko Rantanen each to score 1+ point (-106)

Corey's Picks:
Cleveland Guardians vs. Toronto Blue Jays F5 Over 4 runs
New York Mets ML (+140) at Philadelphia Phillies
Calgary Fames vs. Dallas Stars Over 5.5 goals


Wednesday, May 4
Kenny Ducey vs. Brad Thomas | WATCH

Kenny's Picks:
New York Yankees ML (-140) at Toronto Blue Jays
Los Angeles Angels at Boston Red Sox F5 UNDER 4 (+100)
Phoenix Suns (-6.5) vs. Dallas Mavericks

Brad's Picks:
Jimmy Butler OVER 12.5 Rebounds + Assists vs. Philadelphia 76ers
Jalen Brunson OVER 18.5 Points (-115) at Phoenix Suns
Devin Booker OVER 25.5 Points (-130) vs. Dallas Mavericks


Tuesday, May 3
Vaughn Dalzell vs. Kenny Ducey | WATCH

Vaughn's Picks:
Drew Smyly Under 4.5 Ks vs. White Sox (-106)
Brad Keller Under 4.5 Ks at Cardinals (-160)
Boston Celtics 1Q -1.5 vs. Milwaukee Bucks (-115)

Kenny's Picks:
Chicago White Sox ML at Chicago Cubs (-136)
Seattle Mariners at Houston Astros Under 8.5 runs (-110)
San Francisco Giants at Los Angeles Dodgers Under 7 runs (-121)


Monday, May 2
Matt Bernier vs. Vaughn Dalzell | WATCH

Matt's Picks:
Miami Marlins -1.5 vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (+145)
St. Louis Blues ML @ Minnesota Wild (+110)
Dallas Mavericks +5.5 @ Phoneix Suns (-110)

Vaughn's Picks:
Jordan Montgomery Under 4.5 Ks @ Blue Jays (-105)
Marco Gonzales Under 3.5 Ks @ Astros (-115)
Gabe Vincent Over 8.5 Points vs. 76ers (-130)


Friday, April 29
John Venezia vs. Drew Dinsick | WATCH

John's Picks:
New York Mets -1.5 vs. Philadelphia Phillies (+180)
St. Luis Cardinals -1.5 vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (+120)
College Baseball: Oklahoma State at Texas Under 10.5 runs (-115)

Drew's Picks:
NFL Draft: more offensive players drafted in Round 2 (-120)
NFL Draft: John Metchie drafted Under 57.5 (-114)
NFL Draft: Matt Corral drafted Over 58.5 (-130)


Thursday, April 28
Drew Silva vs. John Venezia | WATCH

Drew's Picks:
St. Louis Cardinals OVER 4 runs vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (-121)
Atlanta Braves -1.5 vs. Chicago Cubs (-105)
Jameson Williams Top-10 NFL Draft pick (+150)

John's Picks:
St. Louis Cardinals -1.5 vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (+120)
Vanderbilt vs. Texas A&M UNDER 10.5 (-115)
Washington Commanders to take a WR with their first-round pick (+100)


Wednesday, April 27
Drew Silva vs. Lawrence Jackson | WATCH

Drew's Picks:
San Diego Padres (-1.5) at Cincinnati Reds (-105)
Toronto Blue Jays Over 4.5 runs vs. Boston Red Sox (-125)
Pablo Lopez Over 5.5 Ks at Washington Nationals (+100)

Lawrence's Picks:
Chicago Bulls (+12) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (-115)
Draymond Green Over 7.5 points + Warriors to win vs. Nuggets (+115)
Golden State Warriors (-9) vs. Denver Nuggets (-110)


Tuesday, April 26
Corey Parson vs. Drew Silva | WATCH

Corey's Picks:
Atlanta Hawks vs. Miami Heat Under 217.5
Memphis Grizzlies (-6) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves
Herbert Jones Over 9.5 Points

Drew's Picks:
Atlanta Braves (-1.5) vs. Chicago Cubs (+115)
New York Mets at St. Louis Cardinals Over 7 (-105)
Freddie Freeman 2+ Total Bases (-130) 


Monday, April 25
Blake Friedman vs. Corey Parson | WATCH

Blake's Picks:
Joel Embiid OVER 3.5 turnovers (-105) vs. Toronto Raptors
Bruce Brown OVER 17.5 alt points (+194) vs. Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics ML (+102) at Brooklyn Nets

Corey's Picks:
Toronto Raptors (+7.5) at Philadelphia 76ers
Dallas Mavericks ML (-160) vs. Utah Jazz
Boston Celtics (+1.5) at Brooklyn Nets 


Friday, April 22
Brad Thomas vs. Blake Friedman | WATCH

Blake's Picks:
Atlanta Hawks 1H -1.5 vs. Miami Heat (+100)
Jae Crowder OVER 9.5 points at New Orleans Pelicans (-116)
Nikola Vucevic OVER 2.5 threes vs. Milwaukee Bucks (+150)

Brad's Picks:
Pat Connaughton OVER 1.5 threes at Chicago Bulls (-115)
Washington Capitals vs. Arizona Coyotes OVER 6.5 goals (-115)
De'Andre Hunter OVER 13.5 points vs. Miami Heat (-131)


Thursday, April 21
Matt Bernier vs. John Supowitz | WATCH

Matt's Picks:
St. Louis Blues -1.5 at San Jose Sharks (+130)
Toronto Maple Leafs ML at Tampa Bay Lightning (+100)
Red Wings +2.5 at Florida Panthers (-105)

John's Picks:
Minnesota Timberwolves ML vs. Memphis Grizzlies (+105)
Seattle Mariners -1.5 vs. Texas Rangers (+150)
Rudy Gobert OVER 15.5 rebounds vs. Dallas Mavericks (-125)


Wednesday, April 20
Josh Wagner vs. John Supowitz | WATCH

Josh's Picks:
San Francisco Giants vs. New York Mets NRFI (-155)
Washington Capitals ML (+115) vs. Vegas Golden Knights
Connor McDavid OVER 3.5 SOG (-120)

John's Picks:
Philadelphia 76ers -2 vs. Toronto Raptors (-110)
Washington Nationals vs. Arizona Diamondbacks UNDER 8 runs (+100)
Joel Embiid UNDER 32.5 points vs. Toronto Raptors (-125)


Tuesday, April 19
John Venezia vs. Josh Wagner | WATCH

John's Picks:
Robbie Ray Under 7.5 Ks (-122) vs. Texas Rangers
San Diego Padres -1.5 (+115) vs. Cincinnati Reds
Miami Marlins ML (-102) vs. St. Louis Cardinals 

Josh's Picks:
Los Angeles Kings ML (-160) vs. Anaheim Ducks
Nashville Predators ML (+115) vs. Calgary Flames
Timo Meier Over 3.5 SOG (-150) vs. Columbus Blue Jackets


Monday, April 18
John Venezia vs. Jake Wolf | WATCH

John's Picks:
L.A. Dodgers TT Over 4.5 (-115) vs. Braves
Houston Astros -1.5 (+130) vs. L.A. Angels
Sean Manaea Over 6.5 Ks (+116) vs. Cincinnati Reds

Jake's Picks:
Pascal Siakam Over 5.5 AST (-140) vs. 76ers
Bojan Bogdanovic Over 20.5 PTS (+105) @ Mavericks
SGP: Jordan Poole Over 3.5 AST + Klay Thompson 3+ 3PM (+110) vs. Nuggets


Friday, April 15
John Venezia vs. Kenny Ducey | WATCH

John's Picks:
Chicago White Sox F5 vs. Tampa Bay Rays (-145)
Baltimore Orioles +1.5 vs. New York Yankees (+110)
College baseball: Tennessee vs. Alabama Under 10.5 Runs (-115)

Kenny's Picks:
Los Angeles Dodgers -1.5 vs. Cincinnati Reds (-125)
Milwaukee Brewers vs. St. Louis Cardinals Under 8.5 Runs (-110)
Colorado Rockies ML vs. Chicago Cubs (-120)


Thursday, April 14
John Venezia vs. Drew Dinsick | WATCH

John's Picks:
San Diego Padres ML vs. Atlanta Braves (-112)
Los Angeles Dodgers -1.5 vs. Cincinnati Reds (-130)
College baseball: Texas Tech ML at TCU (-120)

Drew's Picks:
Chicago Cubs vs. Colorado Rockies No Runs First Inning (+120)
Philadelphia Phillies vs. Miami Marlins Yes Runs First Inning (+100)
Los Angeles Angels vs. Texas Rangers No Runs First Inning (-115)


Wednesday, April 13
John Venezia vs. Vaughn Dalzell | WATCH

John's Picks:
Gerrit Cole Under 6.5 Ks (-150) vs. Toronto Blue Jays
Chicago White Sox F5 ML (+104) vs. Seattle Mariners
Baltimore Orioles vs. Milwaukee Brewers No Runs First Inning (-125)

Vaughn's Picks:
Jose Berrios Under 5.5 Ks (-142) at New York Yankees
Terry Rozier Under 30.5 PRA (-120) at Atlanta Hawks
Jonas Valanciunas Under 19.5 PTS (-120) vs. San Antonio Spurs


Tuesday, April 12
John Venezia vs. Lawrence Jackson | WATCH

John's Picks:
Zack Wheeler Under 4.5 Ks (+128) vs. New York Mets
San Diego Padres ML (-110) at San Francisco Giants
Houston Astros ML (-156) at Arizona Diamondbacks

Lawrence's Picks:
Brooklyn Nets (-8.5) vs. Cleveland Cavaliers
Andre Drummond to record a double-double (+100) vs. Cleveland Cavaliers
Minnesota Timberwolves ML (-160) vs. Los Angeles Clippers


Monday, April 11
Brad Thomas vs. John Venezia | WATCH

Brad's Picks:
Winnipeg Jets at Montreal Canadiens Over 6.5 Goals (-121)
Brendan Gallagher Over 0.5 points (+125)
Boston Red Sox at Detroit Tigers F5 Over 4.5 runs (-145)

John's Picks:
Seattle Mariners ML at Minnesota Twins (+115)
San Francisco Giants F5 vs San Diego Padres (-145)
Toronto Blue Jays ML at New York Yankees (+100)


Friday, April 8
Brad Thomas vs. Patrick McDonald | WATCH

Brad's Picks:
Atlanta Hawks -2 (-110) – Spoelstra do the right thing and rest starters!!
Cross-Sport Parlay: Milwaukee Bucks ML + Florida Panthers ML (-127)
Saturday: Tottenham TT o1.5 (+112)

Patrick's Picks:
Justin Thomas over Hideki Matsuyama + James Piot (-120)
Daniel Berger over Tommy Fleetwood + Kevin Kisner (+120)
Cam Smith over Bryson DeChambeau (-175)


Thursday, April 7
Brad Thomas vs. Drew Silva | WATCH

Brad's Picks:
Flames vs. Sharks Over 6 goals (-121)
Jordan Poole Over 3.5 three-pointers (-150)
Spurs +8.5 vs. Timberwolves (-110)

Drew's Picks:
Mets ML vs. Nationals (-121)
Matt Olson 2+ total bases vs. Reds (-105)
Framber Valdez Under 4.5 strikeouts (-110)


Wednesday, April 6
Brad Thomas vs. Corey Parson | WATCH

Brad's Picks:
Jaylen Brown Over 24.5 points vs. Bulls (-145)
Blues -1.5 vs. Kraken (+105)
Parlay: Jets in regulation + Flames ML (+117)

Corey's Picks:
Mavericks-Pistons Under 218 (-110)
Wizards-Hawks Over 234 (-110)
Clippers ML vs. Suns (-140)


Tuesday, April 5
John Supowitz vs. Brad Thomas | WATCH

John's Picks:
Jazz -4 vs. Grizzlies (-110)
Cavaliers-Magic Under 214.5 (-115)
Jrue Holiday Over 18.5 points at Bulls (-115)

Brad's Picks:
Rangers ML 3-way vs. Devils (-105)
Cavaliers -8.5 at Magic (-110)
Karl-Anthony Towns Over 25.5 points vs. Wizards (-105)


Monday, April 4
John Supowitz vs. Matt Bernier | WATCH

John's Picks:
Kansas -4 vs. North Carolina (-115)
Maple Leafs-Lightning Over 6.5 goals (-110)
Caleb Love Over 16.5 points vs Kansas (-110)

Matt's Picks:
Kansas (-4) vs. North Carolina (-115)
Bruins-Blue Jackets Under 6.5 goals (-115)
Kings ML vs. Flames (+150)


Friday, April 1
Josh Wagner vs. John Supowitz | WATCH

Josh's Picks:
Rangers-Islanders Under 5.5 goals (-115)
Oilers ML -150 vs. Blues
Jakub Vrana Over 2.5 shots on goal vs. Senators (+115)

John's Picks:
Grizzlies (+7.5) vs. Suns (-110)
Nuggets (-2.5) vs. Timberwolves (-110)
Luka Doncic Over 38.5 points+assists vs. Wizards (-115)


Thursday, March 31
Jake Wolf vs. Josh Wagner | WATCH

Jake's Picks:
Jazz (-12.5) vs. Lakers
Pistons (+10.5) vs. 76ers
Andre Drummond Over 10.5 Points vs. Bucks

Josh's Picks:
Bruins (-1.5) vs Devils
Jets @ Leafs Over 6.5
Brock Nelson Over 2.5 SOG vs. Blue Jackets


Wednesday, March 30
Kenny Ducey vs. Jake Wolf: WATCH

Kenny's Picks
Alexander Zverev to win in straight sets vs. Casper Ruud
Celtics (-4.5) vs. Heat
Mavericks ML (-136) @ Cavaliers

Jake's Picks
Rockets (+3.5) vs. Kings
Deandre Ayton Over 10.5 REB @ Warriors
Thunder (+12.5) vs. Hawks


Tuesday, March 29
Vaughn Dalzell vs. Kenny Ducey: 

Vaughn's Bets
Giannis Antetokounmpo Over 29.5 points vs. 76ers
Daniel Gafford Over 13.5 points + rebounds vs. Bulls
Pistons (+14) at Nets

Kenny's Bets
Clippers ML vs. Jazz
Miami Open: Taylor Fritz (-2.5 games) vs. Miomir Kecmanovic
Miami Open: Carlos Alcaraz (-1.5 games) vs. Stefanos Tsitsipas


Monday, March 28
Vaughn Dalzell vs. Drew Dinsick: 

Vaughn's Bets
Hawks/Spurs ML Parlay
Raptors/Spurs ML Parlay
Wendell Carter Jr. Over 24.5 PRA

Drew's Bets
Hawks (-7.5) at Pacers
Spurs (-7.5) at Rockets
Thunder (-1.5) at Blazers


Friday, March 25
Corey Parson vs. Vaughn Dalzell: 

Corey's Bets
Hornets (+4) vs. Jazz
Mavericks ML (+135) vs. Timberwolves
South Carolina (-9.5) vs. North Carolina NCAAW

Vaughn's Bets
Purdue TT Over 73.5 vs. Purdue
Providence (+7.5) vs. Kansas
Miami ML (-130) vs. Iowa State

Thursday, March 24
Vaughn Dalzell vs. Thomas Casale: 

Vaughn's Bets
Arkansas (+10) vs. Gonzaga
Houston (+2) vs. Arizona
Texas Tech ML vs. Duke

Thomas' Bets
Gonzaga (-9.5) vs. Arkansas
Gonzaga TT Over 81.5 vs. Arkansas
Michigan (+5) vs. Villanova

Wednesday, March 23
Vaughn Dalzell vs. Brad Thomas

Vaughn's Bets
Al Horford Under 19.5 pts + reb + ast vs. Jazz
Pistons (+5) vs. Atlanta Hawks
Dejounte Murray Over 42.5 pts + reb + ast vs. Trail Blazers

Brad's Bets
Kings at Pacers Over 236
Joel Embiid Over 11.5 rebounds at Lakers
Bruce Brown Over 15.5 pts + reb + ast vs. Grizzlies

Tuesday, March 22: 
Matt Bernier vs. Vaughn Dalzell: 

Matt's Bets
Lightning ML (+100) at Hurricanes
Rangers (-1.5) (+155) at Devils
Senators ML (+175) at Islanders

Vaughn's Bets
Hawks ML (-150) at Knicks
Wendell Carter to record a double-double (-115) vs. Warriors
Vanderbilt (+2.5) at Xavier

Monday, March 21
Thomas Casale vs. Kenny Ducey: 

Thomas' Bets
Pelicans (+6) at Hornets
Bulls (-3.5) vs. Raptors
Ducks (+147) ML vs. Predators

Kenny's Bets
Jazz ML (-120) at Nets
Heat (-3) at 76ers
Egor Gerasimov (+3.5) vs. Yoshihito Nishioka

Friday, March 18
Drew Dinsick vs. Thomas Casale: 

Drew's Bets
Bulls (+5.5) at Suns
Grizzlies (-5) vs. Hawks
Heat (-16) vs. Thunder

Thomas' Bets
Texas ML (-115) vs. Virginia Tech
Chattanooga (+7.5) vs. Illinois
Colgate (+8) vs. Wisconsin

Thursday, March 17
Corey Parson vs. Drew Dinsick: 

Corey's Bets
Magic (-1.5) 1H vs. Pistons
Indiana (+2.5) vs. St. Mary’s
UCLA (-13.5) vs. Akron

Drew's Bets
Magic vs. Pistons Over 219
San Diego State (-2) vs. Creighton
Carlos Alcaraz (2-0) (-106) vs. Cam Norrie

Wednesday, March 16
Corey Parson vs. Vaughn Dalzell: 

Corey's Bets
Nuggets (-6) vs. Wizards
Clippers ML vs. Raptors
Virginia (-2.5) vs. Mississippi St.

Vaughn's Bets
Florida vs. Iona Under 145
Kevin Durant Over 29.5 points vs. Mavericks
Christian Wood Over 16.5 points vs. Suns

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