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James Scully

James Scully is a passionate sports analyst who grew up traveling to various sporting events around the country. James follows the NFL and NCAA, but also plays golf and other sports as time allows. Whether it be pro or college football, basketball, baseball…James can share solid insight with actionable information. When James isn’t watching sports, he can be found handicapping horse racing and playing golf. Twitter: @James_Scully111

NFL win totals: Bank on Baltimore
NFL win totals: Bank on Baltimore

2020-04-01T15:33:29.786ZJames Scully

NFL win totals are now available, and James Scully is bullish on Baltimore, whom he expects to win over 11.5 games in 2020.
Fade the Vikings in 2020 NFL win totals
Fade the Vikings in 2020 NFL win totals

2020-03-27T20:41:41.848ZJames Scully

BetAmerica columnist James Scully is bearish on the Vikings, who lost several key players on both sides of the ball this winter.
Oaklawn Park spot plays for Friday, March 27
Oaklawn Park spot plays for Friday, March 27

2020-03-26T20:45:30.915ZJames Scully

The betting fare at Oaklawn Park remains appealing for BetAmerica horse players, with short fields being the exception at the Hot Springs, Arkansas track. Seven of the nine races on Friday’s program feature at least 10 runners, and I’ll spotlight a couple of horses of interest.
NFL win totals: Bears primed for a bounce-back year
NFL win totals: Bears primed for a bounce-back year

2020-03-26T19:15:03.912ZJames Scully

BetAmerica columnist James Scully is bullish on the Bears, who added several key pieces to a team that went 8-8 last season and finished third in the NFC North.
Handicapping the TwinSpires.com Louisiana Derby
Handicapping the TwinSpires.com Louisiana Derby

2020-03-19T16:03:39.583ZJames Scully

The Kentucky Derby (G1) has been rescheduled for Sept. 5, but Saturday’s $1 million TwinSpires.com Louisiana Derby (G2) at Fair Grounds remains a major qualifier.
Handicapping Kentucky Derby, Oaks qualifiers at Aqueduct
Handicapping Kentucky Derby, Oaks qualifiers at Aqueduct

2020-03-06T22:20:56.061ZJames Scully

Saturday’s 11-horse Gotham (G3), a Road to the Kentucky Derby qualifier that awards points on a 50-20-10-5 scale to the top four finishers, has attracted an abundance of early speed.
Spring Fever at Oaklawn sets up for What a Fox
Spring Fever at Oaklawn sets up for What a Fox

2020-02-28T22:24:10.003ZJames Scully

Plenty of speed is signed on for Saturday’s $125,000 Spring Fever S. at Oaklawn Park.
A Pick 4 play at Oaklawn Park on Saturday
A Pick 4 play at Oaklawn Park on Saturday

2020-02-21T22:18:27.560ZJames Scully

Oaklawn Park features a solid late Pick 4 on Saturday, which features a pair of entry-level allowances, a maiden special weight for 3-year-old fillies, and the $125,000 Downthedustyroad Breeders' S. for Arkansas-bred distaffers.
Handicapping Friday’s John Battaglia Memorial at Turfway Park
Handicapping Friday’s John Battaglia Memorial at Turfway Park

2020-02-13T20:11:06.406ZJames Scully

Friday’s $100,000 John Battaglia Memorial S. at Turfway Park has a few horses cross-entered to other races, but it remains extremely competitive on paper
Projected speed in King Cotton the key to Oaklawn Pick 3
Projected speed in King Cotton the key to Oaklawn Pick 3

2020-02-07T21:30:07.059ZJames Scully

Share the Upside has the potential to be the controlling speed in the King Cotton Stakes.
Duke of Carthania key to Fair Grounds Pick 3 sequence
Duke of Carthania key to Fair Grounds Pick 3 sequence

2020-01-31T22:08:38.981ZJames Scully

Three-year-olds will contest Saturday’s $60,000 Randy P. Romero S. at Fair Grounds, and plenty of speed is signed on for the one-mile turf affair.