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Dave F.

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Contributor Since 2014 ·

Dave Friedman has covered professional and college sports for two decades. From ESPN to the Associated Press, Regional Sports Networks, Metro Networks, and many local outlets, he has written about and broadcast major and minor events throughout the country. He has attended all four major golf tournaments, three of four tennis majors, each Triple Crown event, the NBA Finals, Stanley Cup Finals, World Series, Final Four and Olympics.


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Stage 21 Giro d’Italia Odds and Picks – Oct. 23rd

It all comes down to Stage 21 of the Giro d’Italia. Tao Geoghegan Hart and Jai Hindley’s results on this final stage will determine the event winner. We preview odds on both the overall race champion, as well as who could win the time trial.

Stage 18 Giro d’Italia Odds and Picks – Oct. 22nd

The Giro d’Italia may come down to Thursday. The only major mountain stage this weekend has been altered because of COVID-19. Will Wilco Kelderman pass João Almeida on the major climbs in Stage 18? Who will win this critical stage?

Giro d’Italia Odds, Picks, and Best Bets for Stage 17 – Oct 21

The odds to win Stage 17 of the Giro d’Italia on Wednesday, Oct. 21st, favor the general classification contenders (Wilco Kelderman, Tao Geoghegan Hart, Jai Hindley and Jakob Fuglsang. Can surprise race-leader Joao Almeida pull off an upset? See the stage-winner odds plus betting advice and predictions.

Odds and Best Bets for Giro d’Italia Stage 16 – Oct. 19th

The final week of the Giro d’Italia is here and it will be climbing intensive. Tuesday’s hilly course opens the door for a variety of styles, including a breakaway or attack. Top GC riders may also be in the mix. Who are some of the top contenders to bet on?

Stage 15 Giro d’Italia Odds and Picks – Oct. 18th

Sunday’s stage in the mountains may tell us a lot about the Giro d’Italia’s will be decided. We look at the field, providing odds, analysis and explore the riders that could give you the best value for your betting dollar.

Giro d’Italia Stage 12 Picks and Odds – Oct. 15th

Stage 12 of the Giro d’Italia could be an opportunity for Peter Sagan to repeat his breakaway win from Tuesday. However,Diego Ulissi is a worthy challenger, plus there are many interesting longshot choices. Who should you bet on?

Odds and Best Bets for Giro d’Italia Stage 10 – Oct. 13th

Will a puncher win Tuesday’s Stage 10 of the Giro d’Italia? The course is certainly setup for someone who can navigate short, steep climbs with massive descents. Could that be good news for favorites Diego Ulissi or Michael Matthews? What about a longshot at windfall odds?

St. Petersburg Open Odds & Predictions

With the the US and French Opens completed, the majors season is over for 2020 and we’re onto the indoor hardcourt circuit with the St. Petersburg Open. With Daniil Medvedev, Denis Shapovalov and Andrey Rublev among the favorites, find out who we like in an impressive field in Russia.

Stage 9 Giro d’Italia Odds and Picks – Oct. 11th

The Giro d’Italia has seen top contenders go by the wayside and as they turn to some serious climbing on Sunday two time champion Vincenzo Nibali is now the favorite. Will he, or maybe Jakob Fuglsang, Thomas De Gendt or Jack Haig take the day?

Giro d’Italia Stage 8 Picks and Odds – Oct. 10th

Arnaud Démare is making the Giro d’Italia his own personal coming out party. With three wins in the first week, is there more to come? Peter Sagan, Michael Matthews, and Diego Ulissi are all top contenders as well. See odds, analysis, and best bets for Stage 8 of the Giro d’Italia here.

Odds and Best Bets for Giro d’Italia Stage 6 – Oct. 8th

Thursday’s course profiles as a sprint finish in the Giro d’Italia. That makes Peter Sagan the favorite. However, he isn’t have a strong 2020. Can we make money with someone like Arnaud Demare, Diego Ulissi, Michael Matthews, or maybe a longshot?