Scott Shapiro

Scott has been handicapping sports and horse racing since he was a teenager in New Jersey. He focuses on pro football, college basketball, Kentucky racing and golf. He had an extremely successful 2018 in his first season as a BetAmerica NFL analyst, with a 44-33-5 record against the spread, and is having another winning season with just a few weeks to go in 2019. You can find Scott on Twitter (@scottshap34), watch him on the Churchill Downs simulcast show and hear his thoughts on the “Who Do Ya Like Podcast,” which can be found on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher and Google Podcasts.

Scott Shapiro's Saturday college basketball preview

February 14th, 2020 6:33 pmScott Shapiro

We are 30 days away from Selection Sunday, and there is so much still on the line. There is a plethora of important matchups in college hoops on Saturday, which will impact who gets into the NCAA Tournament and seeding.
Scott Shapiro's Genesis Invitational preview

February 11th, 2020 10:07 pmScott Shapiro

The Genesis Invitational easily offers golf fans the strongest field of the year.
Scott Shapiro's Saturday NCAA basketball preview

January 31st, 2020 8:38 pmScott Shapiro

The first weekend in February not only features the biggest football game of the year, but also a plethora of key conference matchups in college basketball.
Scott Shapiro's Super Bowl LIV preview

January 30th, 2020 4:14 pmScott Shapiro

After a disappointing set of results in the conference championships and plenty of time for buildup, the Super Bowl is upon us. The San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs will play for the right to hoist the Vince Lombardi Trophy in Miami on Sunday night.
Scott Shapiro's Phoenix Open preview

January 28th, 2020 6:03 pmScott Shapiro

The PGA tour moves east to the Sonoran Desert this week for one of the more entertaining events on the calendar.
Scott Shapiro's NCAAB Saturday preview

January 24th, 2020 6:31 pmScott Shapiro

There is a loaded slate of college basketball action Saturday, headlined by the 2020 Big 12/SEC Challenge. Here is a breakdown of three of the weekend’s most compelling matchups.
NFL: Offseason projections for the Packers and Titans

January 23rd, 2020 8:11 pmScott Shapiro

Immediately after a team is eliminated from the playoffs, it’s time for the front office to think about what went wrong and how to fix it in the offseason. So what should the Green Bay Packers and Tennessee Titans do to make a run at the Super Bowl next season?
Scott Shapiro's Farmers Insurance Open preview

January 21st, 2020 9:57 pmScott Shapiro

After a pro-am event in the Coachella Valley won by longshot Andrew Landry, the "West Coast Swing" of the PGA Tour will heat up this week with a trip to beautiful Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego.
Scott Shapiro's AFC Championship Game preview

January 17th, 2020 3:53 pmScott Shapiro

These two AFC squads will face off for the second time this season, after a high-scoring thriller in Nashville on Nov. 10, when both teams struggled to stop the opposing offense's strength. The team that can reverse course Sunday is likely to earn a berth to Super Bowl LIV.
Scott Shapiro's NFC Championship Game preview

January 16th, 2020 6:15 pmScott Shapiro

The top two seeds in the NFC will meet for the second time this season, when the Packers head west to take on the 49ers for the right to play in Super Bowl LIV.
Offseason projections for the NFL's Divisional Round losers

January 14th, 2020 9:19 pmScott Shapiro

Immediately after a team is eliminated from the playoffs, it's time for the front office to think about what went wrong and how to fix it in the offseason. What should the teams that lost in the Divisional Round do to make a Super Bowl run next season? Here are my thoughts.