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Kevin Allen

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During a writing career dating to the 1970s, Kevin Allen has covered most major events, including the Olympics, Super Bowl, World Series, NBA Finals, the World Cup, NCAA Basketball Final Four and Stanley Cup Final. He covered the NHL for USA Today from 1986-2020. In 2013, he received the Lester Patrick Award for contributions to U.S. hockey. He was honored by the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2014. He has written 21 sports books.

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Raiders vs Chiefs Picks, Odds & Preview

With the Chiefs dominating one of the NFL’s most storied rivalries, Derek Carr knows that the Raiders need to start holding up their end of the bargain. Kevin Allen looks at whether or not Carr and the Raiders can pull off the upset in Week 5 of the 2020 NFL season.

Vikings vs Texans Odds, Lines, & Spread

A pair of playoff teams from a year ago will each be looking for their first win of the season, as the Texans meet the Vikings. Both 0-3, we predict if it’s Deshaun Watson or Kirk Cousins who can finally lift their team to victory in Week 4.

Cowboys vs Seahawks Odds, Lines, and Spread

The Dallas Cowboys head into CenturyLink Field to take on Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks on in Week 3. Will the Cowboys defense have an answer for Wilson and Seattle’s powerful offense? See the odds and Kevin Allen’s breakdown of the game and his best bet for this NFC matchup.

Falcons vs Cowboys Odds, Lines, & Spread

The Dallas Cowboys and the Atlanta Falcons will both look to get their first win of the 2020 NFL season in Week 2 at AT&T Stadium. Will the Falcons defense be able to subside Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott to cover the 4.5-point spread? We examine the odds and give our pick ahead of the Week 2 matchup.