FRIDAY FOOTBALL SHOWDOWN KICKS OFF WITH 96 PLAYERS
MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2016
This is Week 8 of our Friday football handicapping contest for 2016, with 96 players entered. Tune in as we cover all betting angles weekdays from 2 to 3 p.m. on ESPN Radio (1100 AM, 100.9 FM) in Las Vegas.
The Las Vegas Sportsline is streamed live on LVsportsnetwork.com and podcasts are posted daily.
Again this fall, we will host the Friday Football Showdown handicapping contest staged at the Golden Nugget sports book in downtown Las Vegas. Details are on the "Friday Contest" page.
Top-seeded Jonathan Rice defeated Frank Betti/Anthony Curtis in the 2015 finals.
The 2015 football contest drew 87 entrants. With an entry fee of $2,000, the prize pool was $174,000.
Follow @ESPNLasVegas for show podcast tweets 24/7 and see "Latest Plays" for college basketball bets.
For basketball and football lines, see the "Latest Lines" page and hit the VegasInsider.com banner.
Our show is now available in podcast form each day at www.lvsportsnetwork.com and search for The Las Vegas Sportsline. We list the sports book directors and guest handicappers who appear on each show, with the last segment featuring the Play of the Day.
We will continue to review and preview all the betting action this summer and fall - NFL, college football, baseball, golf, basketball, boxing and more - with top professional handicappers and oddsmakers. The Friday afternoon contest shows are hosted by the Golden Nugget sports book in downtown Las Vegas.
Jimmy Vaccaro from the South Point, Nick Bogdanovich of William Hill, Jay Kornegay and Jeff Sherman of the Westgate, Chuck Esposito of Sunset Station, Matthew Holt of CG Technology, and Tony Miller from the Golden Nugget will be frequent radio guests to offer the oddsmakers' perspective.
Follow our Twitter feed @TheLVSportsline for updates on guest lineups as we talk basketball, baseball, football betting and more with a variety of top handicapping analysts.
Always check the "Latest Plays" page for baseball, basketball, football and golf plays throughout the year.
Daily replays are no longer available on the "Show Archives" page. Go to espn1100.com.
Frequent guest spots are made by handicapping analysts such as Brian Edwards, Bernie Fratto, Bruce Marshall, Wes Reynolds, Micah Roberts, Mike Scalleat, Ken Thomson and several others.
Doug Kezirian and Erin Rynning are guest analysts during the NBA season.