While NFL football fans and betting enthusiasts will experience their annual ‘downer’ following Super Bowl LIV on February 2, there’s still a ton of highly-intriguing sports events going down all over the globe that you could potentially cash in on once the NFL’s annual season-ending championship showdown is complete. Thanks to the fun-filled insight that you’re about to get, you’re going to find out which big events will be taking place over the next couple of months. Now, let’s get started.
What to Bet on After Super Bowl LIV?
The college basketball season is heating up as it steamrolls towards its annual March Madness national championship. Selection Sunday is on Sunday, March 15. Right now, Gonzaga is the prohibitive favorites to win it all at +750, but top-ranked Baylor is looking great as a value-packed +950 pick.
The NBA Finals will get underway on Thursday, June 4 and right now, you could get Giannis Antetokounmpo and the league-leading Milwaukee Bucks at a value-packed +325 to win it all over the favored Lakers (+175).
The 2019-20 NHL regular season ends on Saturday, April 4 with the playoffs getting underway four days later on Wednesday, April 8. The defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues have the seventh best odds to win it all at +1000, while Alexander Ovechkin and the 2018 champion Washington Capitals are prohibitive favorites at +750.
Beginning on Friday, June 12 and running through Sunday, July 12, the UEFA Euro 2020 championship tournament will take place in a dozen European countries with everyone looking to knock off defending champion Portugal.
On Monday, February 17 and running through Sunday, February 29, the world’s top ATP Players will look to dethrone defending champion Roger Federer in the 2020 Dubai Duty Free Championship while the women’s WTA Tour field will look to take down defending champ Belinda Bencic. Masters 1000 events will get underway shortly thereafter in Indian Wells (March 10) and Miami (March 23). The 2020 French open gets underway on May 23 in Paris.
The 2020 Players Championship gets underway on Thursday, March 12 at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra, Florida with the world’s best looking to stop Rory McIlroy from going back-to-back. The 2020 Masters Tournament gets underway on Thursday, April 9 live from Augusta National where all eyes will be on defending champ and living legend Tiger Woods. On Thursday, May 14, the 2020 PGA Championships will go down live from TPC Harding Park in San Francisco with brooks Koepka looking to record consecutive victories.
On Saturday, February 22, Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder will square off for the second time for Wilder’s WBC and Fury’s lineal heavyweight titles. Fury, 31, is 29-0-1 and has won 20 of his matches by knockout. Wilder, 34, is 42-0-1. The WBC heavyweight champion has knocked out all of his opponents (or seen them retire) with the exception of Fury and the unheralded Bermane Stiverne, who lost via unanimous decision in November 2017.
On Saturday, February 8, live from the Toyota Center in Houston, superstar Jon ‘Bones’ Jones (25-1-0, 1 NC) will lay his championship belt on the line at UFC 247 against the unbeaten Dominick Reyes (12-0). UFC 248 looks like another thrilling event just waiting to happen as explosive Israel Adesanya (18-0) puts his middleweight belt on the ling against the dangerous Yoel Romero (13-4).
Last, but not least, beginning on March 26, the 2020 MLB season gets underway with the now, tainted Houston Astros looking to reach their third World Series in four years, this time without cheating and under the sage guidance of veteran baseball lifer Dusty Baker. The New York Yankees are prohibitive favorites to win it all at +275, with the Dodgers (+600), Astros (+750) and Atlanta Braves (+900) following on the odds board.