About D.S. Williamson

D.S. Williamson has been passionate about horse racing since he was 13-years-old. He spent most of his time at Turf Paradise in Phoenix, AZ before moving to California in 1997.

Boxing: Jermell Charlo vs. Jorge Cota preview

Jermell Charlo will battle Jorge Cota in a 12-round bout in Las Vegas to headline a solid boxing Saturday. Junior Middleweights Brad Solomon 28-1-0 vs. Navid Mansouri 19-2-2, CBS Solomon has bounced back nicely since he lost a split decision to Konstantin Ponomarev in 2016. He defeated David Bency via unanimous decision in 2017, and in 2018 beat Paddy Gallagher in a split decision. Although Solomon has won his last couple fights, the win versus Gallagher happened all the way [...]

UFC Fight Night 154: Renato Moicano vs. Chan Sung Jung preview

Renato Moicano will take on Chan Sung Jung at UFC Fight Night 154 feature in Greenville, South Carolina, but Saturday's event also features quality bouts on the undercard. Women's Flyweights Andrea Lee 10-2-0 (-205) vs. Montana De La Rosa 10-4-0 (+165) Lee appears to have the better stand-up skills. She lands 5.57 significant strikes per minute compared to De La Rosa, who lands 3.46 significant strikes per minute. Lee also has a 1 1/2-inch reach advantage. Lee's takedown average of [...]

Formula 1: Top betting markets for the French Grand Prix

The 2019 Formula 1 French Grand Prix takes place Sunday. Here are the most intriguing betting markets for the race. Winner Lewis Hamilton, last year's winner, is a big favorite to win the race at -130. He has won his last three races and five of his last seven. If F1 handicappers are looking to go with an underdog, they should consider second choice Valtteri Bottas (+145). Bottas finished second behind Hamilton in France last year and is the only [...]

MMA isn’t all about the UFC

Mixed martial arts continues to gain popularity, but UFC isn't the only organization out there. UFC may be the top of the sport, but there are other quality fights out there on a regular basis. Here are the top organizations in the MMA universe. Ultimate Fighting Championship - UFC The organization that eventually became the Ultimate Fighting Championship started in 1993 and has taken the lead to push MMA to the forefront. Along with being the premier MMA organization, UFC [...]

Boxing preview: Fury-Schwarz, Warrington-Galahad

Tyson Fury's Las Vegas debut against Tom Schwarz Boxing action this weekend is highlighted by Tyson Fury's Las Vegas debut against Tom Schwarz on Saturday, while Josh Warrington and contender Kid Galahad fight for a featherweight title in England. IBF Featherweight Title Josh Warrington 28-0-0 (-325) vs. Kid Galahad 26-0-0 (+240) Warrington will defend the title he won via upset over Carl Frampton in December and has all the tools to be featherweight champion for a long time. The key [...]

Intriguing Week 1 matchups in the NFL

The NFL regular season will be here before we know it. Here are some Week 1 matchups to look forward to. Green Bay Packers at Chicago Bears (-4), Sept. 5 Green Bay has a new head coach in Matt LaFleur, and if quarterback Aaron Rodgers excels in LaFleur's system, the Packers could get back to the top of the NFC. Chicago will try to solidify its position as the best team in the NFC North after last year's 12-win season. [...]

Five games to watch during the NFL preseason

The NFL preseason kicks off Aug. 1. Here are some of the more interesting matchups. Denver Broncos vs. Atlanta Falcons, Aug. 1 Both teams participating in the annual Hall of Fame game are borderline playoff squads, so it will be interesting to see if their young talent plays well. Washington Redskins at Cleveland Browns, Aug. 8 The Browns are favored to win the AFC North, and this will be our first look at the team with Odell Beckham Jr. on [...]

Key head-to-head matchups at U.S. Open

With the 2019 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach set to begin Thursday, here are some key head-to-head matchups. Rory McIlroy (-105) vs. Dustin Johnson (-115) McIlroy heads to Pebble Beach on fire. He shot 61 in the final round at the Canadian Open, but that doesn't make him a lock against Dustin Johnson. Johnson finished second at both the Masters and the PGA Championship. He also won back-to-back Pebble Beach Pro-Ams in 2009-2010. Rory McIIroy (-170) vs. Tiger Woods (+140) Tiger [...]

Stanley Cup Finals: Blues worth backing to take home the Cup

Boston Bruins (+140) at St. Louis Blues (-170), 8 p.m. ET, NBC NHL Free Pick: St. Louis Blues The 2019 Stanley Cup Finals come down to a Game 7 tonight in Boston, but home ice hasn't provided much of an advantage throughout the series. The Bruins lost Game 2 and Game 5 at home, while the Blues lost Game 3 and Game 6 in St. Louis. Boston doesn't have much of a home-ice advantage, and St. Louis has responded with [...]

Golf: Top 10 betting favorites at the U.S. Open

Dustin Johnson is the early favorite to win the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach this week. Here is a look at the updated top 10 betting favorites for the final round of the tournament. Justin Rose +175 Gary Woodland +200 Brooks Koepka +500 Rory McIlroy +1000 Louis Oosthuizen +1200 Chez Reavie +2500 Matt Kuchar +6600 Henrik Stenson +10000 Jon Rahm +10000 Chesson Hadley +10000