On This Day in Sports Odds History


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1986 (MLB): Joe Cowley pitches a no-hitter in the Chicago White Sox 7-1 victory over the California Angels. The White Sox were +150 road underdogs as Cowley walked seven batters and got a 6-4-3 double play to end the game. Cowley would go on to be the first pitcher in MLB history to not win another game in his career after pitching a no-hitter as he was released by the Philadelphia Philles the next season after starting 0-4.


2004 (NFL): In the Oakland Raiders 13-10 victory over the Buffalo Bills, Jerry Rice is targeted twice but fails to catch a pass for the first time since December 1, 1985. The Raiders failed to cover as 3½-point home favorites as Rice's NFL record steak of 274 straight games with at least one catch comes to an end.


2009 (College Football): Erik Folk's 22-yard field goal with 3 seconds left in the game gives Washington a 16-13 victory over #9 USC. The Huskies were 20½-point home underdogs and the game went under the total of 53½-points.