About the Author

David Fletcher

David Fletcher is a freelance writer for Catena Media. He has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Stephen F. Austin State University and is currently employed full-time in a senior corporate communications role for a top 20 accounting firm. He also has nearly a decade of experience covering high school sports and local news for multiple small daily newspapers, and professional and collegiate sports in the Houston area for a start-up sports reporting organization. He is a big fan of the Houston Astros, Houston Rockets, and, unfortunately, according to him, the Houston Texans. He enjoys bringing his love of sports and writing to the gaming industry to provide insight into quality sports bets.

Joe Burrow’s Super Bowl MVP Odds Now Top 3

January 25, 2023 | By: David Fletcher

Heading into last weekend’s NFL playoff games, Joe Burrow’s Super Bowl MVP odds were fifth best. Before kickoff against the Buffalo Bills, his odds were listed at +800 and +850 on FanDuel and DraftKings. After leading the Bengals to a surprisingly dominant victory on the road in Buffalo, his odds increased to +330 and +350 […]

Fertitta: Don’t Expect Gambling in Texas for at Least 8 Years

January 5, 2023 | By: David Fletcher

Golden Nuggets Casinos owner Tillman Fertitta recently joined The Michael Berry Show and shared insight into gambling in Texas. Most notable was a reference to the state potentially legalizing gambling in about eight years. Fertitta, who also owns the Houston Rockets, has been a somewhat active advocate for legalized gambling in the state for years. […]

Zion Williamson’s MVP Odds Gain Momentum

December 13, 2022 | By: David Fletcher

A third of the way through the NBA basketball season, the New Orleans Pelicans find themselves on top of the Western Conference standings at 18-8. The Pelicans have won seven straight, and nine of their last 10 games. Their seven-game win streak includes two wins over the Phoenix Suns and one win over the Denver […]

Early Odds for LSU vs. Purdue Citrus Bowl

December 8, 2022 | By: David Fletcher

The LSU Tigers and the Purdue Boilermakers are set to square off in the Cheez-it Citrus Bowl on Jan. 2, in Orlando, Florida. Although nearly a month away, here is what you need to know about the Tigers’ upcoming matchup: Sign up today with FanDuel and get a No Sweat First Bet up to $1,000 […]

Pelicans’ Future Odds Improving as Season Progresses

November 29, 2022 | By: David Fletcher

Although bounced in the first round of the playoffs last year, the New Orleans Pelicans’ future odds were respectable to start the new season, considering they only compiled 36 regular season wins in their 2021-22 campaign. Their six-game dog fight playoff loss against the title contending Suns and resigning often-injured, high-potential star Zion Williamson to […]