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Robert Criscola

Robert has been a die-hard sports fan and handicapper for many years. A lifelong Brooklynite, his home away from home is Belmont Park. Follow Robert on Twitter: @itsgood2beking

How to bet on NASCAR
How to bet on NASCAR

2021-03-03T15:38:25.625ZRobert Criscola

Betting on a NASCAR race is a far cry from betting on head-to-head matchups in various sports leagues across North America, but it is not something that should intimidate a beginner.
The hardest pitches to hit in Major League Baseball
The hardest pitches to hit in Major League Baseball

2021-03-02T16:21:59.781ZRobert Criscola

These are the five toughest pitches to hit in baseball, based on advanced statistics from 2020.
NFL Mock Draft: Ranking the Top 10 running backs available
NFL Mock Draft: Ranking the Top 10 running backs available

2021-03-01T16:43:51.467ZRobert Criscola

It’s possible that no tailbacks will be selected in the first round in the 2021 NFL Draft, but several of these players figure to make an impact on the league in the next few years.
Randy Arozarena a sizable favorite for 2021 AL Rookie of the Year
Randy Arozarena a sizable favorite for 2021 AL Rookie of the Year

2021-02-28T18:15:35.999ZRobert Criscola

Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Randy Arozarena – who took the baseball world by storm in the 2020 postseason – is a clear-cut +400 favorite to win 2021 AL Rookie of the Year honors.
Ke’Bryan Hayes favored to win 2021 NL Rookie of the Year Award
Ke’Bryan Hayes favored to win 2021 NL Rookie of the Year Award

2021-02-27T15:51:42.942ZRobert Criscola

Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Ke’Bryan Hayes made quite an impression in his brief initial stint in the majors in 2020. Not surprisingly, he's favored to win the 2021 NL Rookie of the Year Award.
Dixie Vodka 400 odds, preview, and value picks
Dixie Vodka 400 odds, preview, and value picks

2021-02-26T16:52:28.010ZRobert Criscola

The NASCAR Cup Series will stay in “The Sunshine State” for the third straight week, as the drivers head to Homestead-Miami Speedway for Sunday's Dixie Vodka 400. Here are our three upset picks.
Five MLB players primed for bounce back seasons in 2021
Five MLB players primed for bounce back seasons in 2021

2021-02-26T16:00:20.331ZRobert Criscola

Some familiar faces uncharacteristically struggled throughout the 2020 MLB season. Here are five players that fans and bettors should expect marked improvement from in 2021.
NHL picks: Bruins vs. Islanders, Predators vs. Red Wings
NHL picks: Bruins vs. Islanders, Predators vs. Red Wings

2021-02-25T15:47:31.852ZRobert Criscola

Another packed NHL slate awaits fans and bettors this Thursday. We crunched the numbers and came up with our two best bets of the night.
Gerrit Cole favored to lead MLB in wins, strikeouts in 2021
Gerrit Cole favored to lead MLB in wins, strikeouts in 2021

2021-02-24T16:04:07.936ZRobert Criscola

Can New York Yankees ace Gerrit Cole cash in as the favorite in both the “Most Wins” and “Most Strikeouts” markets in 2021? Let’s start investigating.
Gerrit Cole favored to win first AL Cy Young Award in 2021
Gerrit Cole favored to win first AL Cy Young Award in 2021

2021-02-23T15:35:53.817ZRobert Criscola

For the second straight season, New York Yankees starting pitcher Gerrit Cole is the favorite to win the AL Cy Young Award. Let’s dive into his résumé and find out if he's a wise wager.
Trea Turner favored to lead MLB in hits in 2021
Trea Turner favored to lead MLB in hits in 2021

2021-02-22T15:40:23.197ZRobert Criscola

While most pay attention to the yearly home run race, the battle to become the MLB hits leader can be just as exciting – and you can bet on it. Let's handicap the top four betting choices.