Matt Rooney

Matt Rooney

Sports Writer

Chicago, Illinois

Member Since: 13 Jun 2022

Summary
Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.
Experience
Matt has experience wagering on all sports, but has an expertise in the NHL, MLB, NFL and College Football. He has written for Betsperts since May of 2021 and serves as the Digital Content Manager in addition to his writer and on-air duties.

More from Matt Rooney

Brewers vs Cubs Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 19, 2022
The Chicago Cubs (50-67) will host the Milwaukee Brewers (63-54), Friday at 2:20 PM ET, in a clash of NL Central rivals. The Brewers will give the start to Aaron Ashby (2-10), and the Cubs will turn to Keegan Thompson (9-5). Bookmakers have set the Brewers as the moderate moneyline favorites (-141) on the road […]
Dodgers vs Marlins Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 19, 2022
At Dodger Stadium on Friday, the Los Angeles Dodgers (81-36) begin a three-game series versus the Miami Marlins (52-66), at 10:10 PM ET. The Dodgers will give the start to Tyler Anderson (13-2), and the Marlins will counter with Jesus Luzardo (3-5). The Dodgers (-266) are moneyline favorites at home over the Marlins (+220). The […]
Angels vs Tigers Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 19, 2022
On Friday, a series opener is on the schedule, with the Detroit Tigers (45-75) hosting the Los Angeles Angels (51-67) at 7:10 PM ET. Patrick Sandoval (3-8) is the starter for the Angels, and Matt Manning for the Tigers. Even though the Angels are playing on the road at the Tigers, they are currently favored […]
Mets vs Braves Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 18, 2022
At Truist Field on Thursday, the Atlanta Braves (71-47) play the New York Mets (76-42), with first pitch at 7:20 PM ET. The starting pitchers are Jacob deGrom (1-0) for the Mets, and Max Fried (10-4) for the Braves. The Mets are currently a moderate moneyline favorite (-123) on the road at the Braves (+105). […]
MLB Best Bets: Baseball Picks for August 18th
MLB best bets, previews, and odds analysis for August 18th including Dodgers vs Brewers and Mets vs Braves
Cardinals vs Rockies Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 18, 2022
The Colorado Rockies (51-68) play the St. Louis Cardinals (65-51), who will be trying to extend a three-game winning streak, Thursday at 1:15 PM ET, at Busch Stadium. On the mound for the Cardinals will be Adam Wainwright (8-8), opposed by the Rockies’ Antonio Senzatela (3-6). The Rockies (+208) are on the road versus the […]
Astros vs White Sox Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 18, 2022
In the final game of a four-game series at Guaranteed Rate Field, the Chicago White Sox (61-57) face the Houston Astros (76-43), Thursday at 2:10 PM ET. On the hill for the Astros will be Luis Garcia (9-8), opposed by the White Sox’s Lucas Giolito (9-6). Despite playing on the road, the Astros are still […]
Red Sox vs Pirates Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 18, 2022
The Boston Red Sox (59-59) will try to build on a three-game winning run on Thursday against the Pittsburgh Pirates (44-72), with first pitch at 7:05 PM ET at PNC Park. The scheduled starters are Josh Winckowski (5-5) for the Red Sox, and JT Brubaker (2-10) for the Pirates. Despite playing on the road, the […]
MLB Best Bets: Baseball Picks for August 17th
MLB betting picks, preview and odds analysis for Wednesday, August 17th including Phillies vs Reds, Mets vs Braves, and White Sox vs Astros
Blogger Bowl: Clemson College Football Preseason Picks
College Football preseason picks and odds analysis for the Clemson Tigers
Cubs vs Nationals Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 17, 2022
At Nationals Park on Wednesday, the Chicago Cubs (48-67) face the Washington Nationals (39-79), with first pitch at 1:05 PM ET. The Cubs will hand the ball to Drew Smyly (5-6), and the Nationals will counter with Cory Abbott (0-2). The Cubs are currently a moderate moneyline favorite (-163) on the road at the Nationals […]
Blue Jays vs Orioles Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 17, 2022
On Wednesday, the Baltimore Orioles (61-55) are visiting the Toronto Blue Jays (61-54), at 3:07 PM ET. The Blue Jays have lost three straight. The Blue Jays will hand the ball to Ross Stripling (5-3), and the Orioles will turn to Austin Voth (3-1). Oddsmakers have made the Blue Jays a decent moneyline favorite (-174) […]
Astros vs White Sox Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 17, 2022
The Houston Astros (75-43) will visit the Chicago White Sox (61-56), Wednesday at 8:10 PM ET, with the White Sox on a five-game winning streak. The starting pitchers are Framber Valdez (11-4) for the Astros, and Michael Kopech (4-8) for the White Sox. The Astros are currently a moderate moneyline favorite (-150) on the road […]
Dodgers vs Brewers Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 17, 2022
The Los Angeles Dodgers (80-35) will visit the Milwaukee Brewers (62-53), in the third game of a four-game series, Wednesday at 8:10 PM ET. On the hill for the Dodgers will be Tony Gonsolin (14-1), matched up against the Brewers’ Eric Lauer (8-4). Even though the Dodgers are playing on the road at the Brewers, […]
Mets vs Braves Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 17, 2022
The Atlanta Braves (71-46) will host the New York Mets (75-42), Wednesday at 7:20 PM ET, with the Braves on an eight-game winning run. The Mets will give the start to Max Scherzer (8-2), and the Braves will turn to Jake Odorizzi (4-4). The Mets are currently a moderate moneyline favorite (-152) on the road […]
Red Sox vs Pirates Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 17, 2022
At PNC Park on Wednesday, the Boston Red Sox face the Pittsburgh Pirates (five consecutive losses) at 7:05 PM ET. Rich Hill (4-5) is the starter for the Red Sox, and Roansy Contreras (3-2) for the Pirates. Despite being on the road the Red Sox are a moderate moneyline favorite (-151) over the Pirates (+129). […]
Blogger Bowl: USC College Football Preseason Picks
Preseason picks, preview, and odds analysis for the USC Trojans football team ahead of the 2022 season
MLB Best Bets: Baseball Picks for August 16th
MLB best bets and odds analysis for Tuesday, August 16th including Astros vs White Sox and Cubs vs Nationals
Brewers vs Dodgers Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 16, 2022
The Los Angeles Dodgers (80-34) and Milwaukee Brewers (61-53) will battle on Tuesday at American Family Field, starting at 8:10 PM ET. The Brewers will give the start to Brandon Woodruff (9-3), and the Dodgers will turn to Ryan Pepiot (1-0). Bookmakers have made the Brewers a decent moneyline favorite (-118) at home over the […]
Cubs vs Nationals Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 16, 2022
In the second game of a three-game series at Nationals Park, the Chicago Cubs (47-67) face the Washington Nationals (39-78), Tuesday at 7:05 PM ET. On the hill for the Cubs will be Justin Steele (4-7), opposed by the Nationals’ Patrick Corbin (4-16). The Cubs are currently a moderate moneyline favorite (-171) on the road […]
Yankees vs Rays Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 16, 2022
The New York Yankees (72-44) will host the Tampa Bay Rays (61-53), Tuesday at 7:05 PM ET, with the Rays on a three-game winning run. The scheduled starters are Nestor Cortes (9-3) for the Yankees, and Jeffrey Springs (4-3) for the Rays. At home, the Yankees are favored to win on the moneyline (-176) over […]
MLB Best Bets: Baseball Picks for August 15th
MLB Best Bets, picks, and odds analysis for Monday, August 15th including Marlins vs Padres and Mariners vs Angels
Cubs vs Nationals Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 15, 2022
On Monday, a series opener is on the schedule, with the Washington Nationals (38-78) hosting the Chicago Cubs (47-66) at 7:05 PM ET. On the hill for the Cubs will be Marcus Stroman (4-5), opposed by the Nationals’ Josiah Gray (7-8). Despite playing away from home the Cubs are at -143 to win, compared to […]
Angels vs Mariners Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 15, 2022
Two clubs in the AL West — the Seattle Mariners (62-54) and the Los Angeles Angels (51-64) — clash on Monday at 9:38 PM ET, at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. On the hill for the Angels will be Shohei Ohtani (10-7), opposed by the Mariners’ Luis Castillo (5-4). Bookmakers expect a close matchup between the […]
Cardinals vs Brewers Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 14, 2022
In the final game of a three-game set at Busch Stadium, the Milwaukee Brewers (61-51) play the St. Louis Cardinals (62-51), Sunday at 2:15 PM ET. On the hill for the Cardinals will be Miles Mikolas (8-9), opposed by the Brewers’ Aaron Ashby (2-10). The Cardinals are moderate favorites on the moneyline (-146) at home […]
Astros vs Athletics Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 14, 2022
The Oakland Athletics (39-73) will visit the Houston Astros (74-41), Sunday at 2:10 PM ET, with the Astros on a three-game winning streak. The scheduled starters are Cristian Javier (6-8) for the Astros, and Cole Irvin (6-9) for the Athletics. The Astros’ home-field advantage shows today in terms of their moneyline advantage (-275), compared to […]
Braves vs Marlins Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 14, 2022
At LoanDepot park on Sunday, the Atlanta Braves (five consecutive wins) face the Miami Marlins at 1:40 PM ET. Bryce Elder (1-3) will start for the Braves, and Braxton Garrett (2-6) for the Marlins. Despite playing away from their home ballpark, the Braves are favored to win (-141) over the Marlins (+119). The game’s total […]
Rays vs Orioles Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 14, 2022
In the final game of a three-game series at Tropicana Field, the Baltimore Orioles (59-54) face the Tampa Bay Rays (59-53), Sunday at 1:40 PM ET. The Rays will hand the ball to Drew Rasmussen (6-4), and the Orioles will counter with Jordan Lyles (9-8). At home, the Rays are favored to win on the […]
Twins vs Angels Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 14, 2022
On Sunday, the Los Angeles Angels (50-64) are hosting the Minnesota Twins (58-54), at 4:07 PM ET, in the final game of a three-game set. The starting pitchers are Chris Archer (2-5) for the Twins, and Tucker Davidson (1-3) for the Angels. Even though the Twins are playing on the road at the Angels, they […]
Yankees vs Red Sox Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 14, 2022
The Boston Red Sox (56-59) and New York Yankees (72-42) will meet on Sunday at Fenway Park, starting at 7:00 PM ET. On the mound for the Yankees will be Jameson Taillon (10-2), matched up against the Red Sox’s Michael Wacha (6-1). Despite playing away from their home ballpark, the Yankees are favored to win […]
Rays vs Orioles Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 13, 2022
The Tampa Bay Rays (58-53) will host the Baltimore Orioles (59-53), Saturday at 4:10 PM ET, with the Rays on a three-game losing skid. The Rays will give the start to Shane McClanahan (10-5), and the Orioles will turn to DL Hall. At home, the Rays are favored to win on the moneyline (-180) over […]
Braves vs Marlins Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 13, 2022
The Miami Marlins (50-62) will host the Atlanta Braves (66-46), Saturday at 1:10 PM ET, with the Braves on a three-game winning streak. The starting pitchers are Kyle Muller (0-1) for the Braves, and Jesus Luzardo (3-4) for the Marlins. Despite playing away from their home ballpark, the Braves are favored to win (-122) over […]
Yankees vs Red Sox Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 13, 2022
On Saturday, the New York Yankees (71-42) are visiting the Boston Red Sox (56-58), at 7:15 PM ET. The Yankees have lost three in a row. Frankie Montas (4-9) is the starter for the Yankees, and Kutter Crawford (3-4) for the Red Sox. Despite being on the road the Yankees are a moderate moneyline favorite […]
Brewers vs Cardinals Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 13, 2022
At Busch Stadium on Saturday, the St. Louis Cardinals (62-50) take on the Milwaukee Brewers (60-51), with first pitch at 7:15 PM ET. On the hill for the Brewers will be Corbin Burnes (8-5), matched up against the Cardinals’ Adam Wainwright (8-8). Sportsbooks have set the Brewers as the moderate moneyline favorites (-139) on the […]
Astros vs Athletics Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 13, 2022
At Minute Maid Park on Saturday, the Oakland Athletics (six consecutive defeats) meet the Houston Astros at 7:10 PM ET. The Astros will give the start to Lance McCullers Jr., and the Athletics will counter with Zach Logue (3-5). Bookmakers have made the Astros a strong favorite at home (-280) to beat the Athletics (+233). […]
White Sox vs Tigers Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 12, 2022
Two squads on losing streaks — the Chicago White Sox (two in a row) and the Detroit Tigers (four straight) — meet on Friday at 7:10 PM ET, at Guaranteed Rate Field. On the hill for the White Sox will be Michael Kopech (4-8), opposed by the Tigers’ Daniel Norris (0-4). Bookmakers have made the […]
Braves vs Marlins Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 12, 2022
A pair of squads in the NL East — the Miami Marlins (50-61) and the Atlanta Braves (65-46) — clash on Friday at 6:40 PM ET, at LoanDepot park. On the hill for the Braves will be Jake Odorizzi (4-4), opposed by the Marlins’ Pablo Lopez (7-7). Even though the Braves are playing on the […]
Rays vs Orioles Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 12, 2022
At Tropicana Field on Friday, the Tampa Bay Rays (58-52) meet the Baltimore Orioles (58-53), fellow members of the AL East, at 7:10 PM ET. Corey Kluber (7-6) will start for the Rays, and Austin Voth (2-1) for the Orioles. The Rays are moderate favorites on the moneyline (-151) at home over the Orioles (+128). […]
Astros vs Athletics Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 12, 2022
At Minute Maid Park on Friday, the Houston Astros (72-41) play the Oakland Athletics (39-71), fellow members of the AL West, at 8:10 PM ET. The Astros will hand the ball to Luis Garcia (8-8), and the Athletics will turn to Adam Oller (1-5). Sportsbooks have made the Astros a strong favorite at home (-343) […]
Cardinals vs Brewers Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 12, 2022
At Busch Stadium on Friday, the Milwaukee Brewers (60-50) take on the St. Louis Cardinals (61-50), fellow members of the NL Central, at 8:15 PM ET. The Cardinals will hand the ball to Jordan Montgomery (4-3), and the Brewers will turn to Eric Lauer (8-3). At home, the Cardinals are favored to win on the […]
Twins vs Angels Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 12, 2022
A series opener between the Minnesota Twins (57-53) and Los Angeles Angels (49-63) is scheduled for Friday at 9:38 PM ET, at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Tyler Mahle (5-7) is the starter for the Twins, and Patrick Sandoval (3-7) for the Angels. Despite being the away team the Twins are a moderate moneyline favorite (-132) […]
MLB Best Bets: Baseball Picks for August 12th
MLB best bets, odds, and predictions for Friday, August 12th including Phillies vs Mets and Dodgers vs Royals
MLB Best Bets: Baseball Picks for August 11th
Picks, preview, and odds analysis for MLB games on Thursday, August 11th including White Sox vs Royals and Cubs vs Reds
Cardinals vs Rockies Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 11, 2022
The St. Louis Cardinals (61-49) will visit the Colorado Rockies (49-64), in the final game of a three-game series, Thursday at 3:10 PM ET. On the hill for the Cardinals will be Dakota Hudson (6-6), opposed by the Rockies’ German Marquez (6-9). The moneyline odds for the Cardinals (-117) versus the Rockies (-101) are tight. […]
Astros vs Rangers Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 11, 2022
The Texas Rangers (49-61) will visit the Houston Astros (71-41), in the final game of a three-game series, Thursday at 2:10 PM ET. Framber Valdez (10-4) will start for the Astros, and Cole Ragans for the Rangers. The Rangers are a big underdog (+255) on the road at the Astros (-313). The game has an […]
Reds vs Cubs Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 11, 2022
At Field of Dreams on Thursday, the Chicago Cubs (45-65) meet the Cincinnati Reds (44-66), fellow members of the NL Central, at 7:15 PM ET. The Reds will give the start to Nick Lodolo (3-3), and the Cubs will counter with Drew Smyly (4-6). The moneyline odds for the game between the Reds (-112) and […]
MLB Best Bets: Baseball Picks for August 10th
Picks, preview, and odds analysis for MLB games on August 10th including Marlins vs Phillies and Rangers vs Astros
Mets vs Reds Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 10, 2022
The New York Mets (72-39) will host the Cincinnati Reds (44-65), Wednesday at 1:10 PM ET, with the Mets on a five-game winning run. The Mets will give the start to Taijuan Walker (9-3), and the Reds will turn to T.J. Zeuch. Bookmakers have made the Mets heavy favorites at home (-316). The Reds are […]
Athletics vs Angels Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 10, 2022
The Los Angeles Angels (48-63) meet the Oakland Athletics (39-70), who will be attempting to halt a four-game losing skid, Wednesday at 3:37 PM ET, at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. On the mound for the Athletics will be Paul Blackburn (7-6), opposed by the Angels’ Touki Toussaint (1-0). The sportsbooks have spoken, making the Athletics (-126) […]
Yankees vs Mariners Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 10, 2022
In the final game of a three-game series at T-Mobile Park, the Seattle Mariners (60-52) meet the New York Yankees (71-40), Wednesday at 4:10 PM ET. Nestor Cortes (9-3) will start for the Yankees, and Robbie Ray (8-8) for the Mariners. Despite playing on the road, the Yankees are still a decent moneyline favorite (-130) […]