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Mike Handzelek's Mid-June MLB Analysis & Review
Point Shaver Handzelek Jun 21, 2017  
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 San Diego Padres vs. Chicago Cubs (MLB) - 8:05 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -184 Chicago Cubs Pick Title: 9 Star Paybacks A Bitch Play (WIN) Don't look now but the Cubs are smack dab in the middle of a 3-game revenge series versus San Diego after getting humiliated out west when the Padres brought out the broom to sweep them the last 3 days of May. Howe ...  read more
Mike Handzelek's Mid-June MLB Analysis & Review
Point Shaver Handzelek Jun 21, 2017  
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 San Diego Padres vs. Chicago Cubs (MLB) - 8:05 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -184 Chicago Cubs Pick Title: 9 Star Paybacks A Bitch Play (WIN) Don't look now but the Cubs are smack dab in the middle of a 3-game revenge series versus San Diego after getting humiliated out west when the Padres brought out the broom to sweep them the last 3 days of May. Howe ...  read more
Mike Handzelek's Belmont/MLB Analysis & Review
Point Shaver Handzelek Jun 14, 2017  
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 Philadelphia Phillies vs. Boston Red Sox (MLB) - 7:10 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -237 Boston Red Sox Pick Title: 9 Star Line Mover (WIN) The Boston Red Sox played their off game of this series yesterday & still won. expect the bats to heat up in Bean Town against Philly. Philadelphia has proven time and time again they are a lame duck versus the AL on t ...  read more
Game 5- Pressure on the Warriors
RJ Robbins Jun 12, 2017  
Tonight is Game 5 of the NBA Championship. The Warriors lead the Cavs 3 games to 1. I just heard a player say that the pressure is on the Warriors! Excuse me- The pressure is on the team that is up 3 to 1, plus would have 2 of the 3 games at home. He went on to say that the Warriors added Kevin Durant to a team that won over 70 games last year. Unless you were living under a rock the Warrior ...  read more
Mike Handzelek's June Openers MLB Analysis & Review
Point Shaver Handzelek Jun 8, 2017  
Wednesday, June 07, 2017 San Diego Padres vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (MLB) - 9:40 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -191 Arizona Diamondbacks Pick Title: 9 Star MLB Patsy-Beater (WIN) The Arizona Diamonbacks are near the top of the division because of several reasons. One of them is getting the job done @ home where they currently sit @ 22-8 on the year. The second biggest reason is ...  read more
Mike Handzelek's May Closer MLB Analysis & Review
Point Shaver Handzelek May 31, 2017  
Sunday, May 28, 2017 Baltimore Orioles vs. Houston Astros (MLB) - 2:10 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -195 Houston Astros Pick Title: Rare 10 Star Momentum Grabber (WIN) It hurts to be an Orioles' fan since this team is clearly in a funk losing their last 6 coming in. Manager Bucky Showalter has sent the in-effective Ubaldo Jimenez (1-2, 7.17 ERA) to the bullpen & taking his pl ...  read more
Mike Handzelek's May Closer MLB Analysis & Review
Point Shaver Handzelek May 31, 2017  
Sunday, May 28, 2017 Baltimore Orioles vs. Houston Astros (MLB) - 2:10 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -195 Houston Astros Pick Title: Rare 10 Star Momentum Grabber (WIN) It hurts to be an Orioles' fan since this team is clearly in a funk losing their last 6 coming in. Manager Bucky Showalter has sent the in-effective Ubaldo Jimenez (1-2, 7.17 ERA) to the bullpen & taking his pl ...  read more
Mike Handzelek's Late May MLB/NHL Analysis & Review
Point Shaver Handzelek May 27, 2017  
Friday, May 26, 2017 San Diego Padres vs. Washington Nationals (MLB) - 7:05 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -230 Washington Nationals Pick Title: 9 Star MLB Friday Filet (WIN) The Nationals are under-achieving @ home @ 14-8 thus far. San Diego has over-achieved versus Washington winning 4 of their last 5 in the series. The Padres haven't shown much on the road @ 9-17 & their imm ...  read more
Mike Handzelek's Mid-May Plus NHL/MLB/Preakness Review
Point Shaver Handzelek May 21, 2017  
Saturday, May 20, 2017 Miami Marlins vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (MLB) - 10:10 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -171 Los Angeles Dodgers Pick Title: Preakness Stakes Winning Take-It-To-The-Windows Plus Red Hot MLB (LOSS) There's no doubt that Don Mattingly & his Marlins are feeling the void left after Jose Fernandez's tragic death back in September. Besides bright spots by CF Marcell ...  read more
Top MLB Starting Pitchers in June since 2014
Jeff Hochman May 21, 2017  
Top MLB Starting Pitchers in June since 2014

1) Clayton Kershaw (Dodgers) 12-4 W/L, 1.73 ERA

2) Jake Arrieta (Cubs) 10-3 W/L, 2.15 ERA

3) Max Scherzer (Nationals) 10-5 W/L, 3.02 ERA

4) Chris Sale (Red Sox) 9-4 W/L, 2.76 ERA

5) Jon Lester (Cubs) 8-4 W/L, 2.64 ERA

6) Ca ...  read more
Mike Handzelek's Mid-May MLB-NHL Analysis & Review
Point Shaver Handzelek May 17, 2017  
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 New York Mets vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (MLB) - 9:40 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -166 Arizona Diamondbacks Pick Title: 9 Star MLB Play Of The Night (WIN) The New York Mets are in a tailspin for a reason. They are the walking wounded right now with 10 or more players on the DL including Yoenis Cespedes & closer Jeurys Familia. Curtis Granderson (hitting j ...  read more
Mike Handzelek's Mid-May MLB-NHL Analysis & Review
Point Shaver Handzelek May 17, 2017  
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 New York Mets vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (MLB) - 9:40 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -166 Arizona Diamondbacks Pick Title: 9 Star MLB Play Of The Night (WIN) The New York Mets are in a tailspin for a reason. They are the walking wounded right now with 10 or more players on the DL including Yoenis Cespedes & closer Jeurys Familia. Curtis Granderson (hitting j ...  read more
Mike Handzelek's Early May MLB Blitz Analysis/Review
Point Shaver Handzelek May 12, 2017  
Thursday, May 11, 2017 Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (MLB) - 9:40 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -120 Arizona Diamondbacks Pick Title: 8 Star MLB Ugly Pig Play (WIN) Here's a series where I feel has been circled by Arizona. They were humiliated last time in a 3-game series in Pittsburgh. Look for the D'Backs to get it done tonight with Zack Greinke. The Pirates tr ...  read more
Mike Handzelek's Early May Weekend Review & Analysis NHL/NBA/Derby
Point Shaver Handzelek May 8, 2017  
Sunday, May 07, 2017 Boston Celtics vs. Washington Wizards (NBA) - 6:30 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -180 Washington Wizards Pick Title: 9 Star NBA War Survivor (WIN) There's no doubt that Washington has set the tone in Game 3. I feel that momentum continues here in Game 4 as well as turn-around in Bradley Beal's shooting capabilities from 3-point range. Look for his mini-slu ...  read more
Mike Handzelek's Early May NBA-MLB Weekday Analysis & Review
Point Shaver Handzelek May 6, 2017  
Thursday, May 04, 2017 Boston Celtics vs. Washington Wizards (NBA) - 8:05 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -210 Washington Wizards Pick Title: 9 Star Thirsty Thursday Momentum Changer (WIN) It certainly looks like the officials are calling the close one FOR the home team. Boston is fresh off a Game 2 free throw attempt advantage of 34-22 as well as getting called for 8 less whist ...  read more
2017 Kentucky Derby Preview
Tony Karpinski May 3, 2017  
Unlike last year's top-heavy race, the 143rd Kentucky Derby is wide open. Classic Empire, Always Dreaming, McCraken, Irish War Cry, Gunnevera, Irap and Thunder Snow are just some of the horses mentioned as potential winners. Before you wager, you'll want to know who Tony Karpinski likes as a Sports & Horses Expert and who pegged the WINNER in 6 of the last 8 races. With his knowledge and contacts ...  read more
Mike Handzelek's Last April Weekend Analysis & Review
Point Shaver Handzelek May 1, 2017  
Sunday, April 30, 2017 St. Louis Blues vs. Nashville Predators (NHL) - 3:05 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -150 Nashville Predators Pick Title: 9 Star Hostile Takeback (WIN) Nashville may only be an 8th seed heading into these playoffs, but they're not playing like it. Despite the momentary setback in St. Louis, I feel whistles will go back to status quo of an even amount of pe ...  read more
Texas Rangers Over 85.5 Wins
RJ Robbins Apr 3, 2017  
This is year number '3' of Manager Jeff Bannister running the Ship for the Rangers! He has 2 Division Crowns and a 'Manager of the Year' under his belt. This season will be a harder path to a third straight Division Crown. The Rangers might not even be the best Baseball team in the Texas because of the up and coming Houston Astros! Texas is lead again by the 1-2 punch of Yu Darvish and Cole Ha ...  read more
2017 MLB Team Win Totals
Sean Higgs Apr 1, 2017  
And the MLB season is upon us. I am going to give you my 1 Best Bet Team Win Total for each division. Projected win totals come from the William Hill US Race & Sports Book in Las Vegas.


BALTIMORE Orioles OVER 80.5 Wins +3300

As much as the Red Sox went in on Sale, I still think this is good value. This is a tough, gritty team. Love their coach. Possible MVP in Machado. Agai ...  read more

Jeff's 2017 MLB Predictions and Awards
Jeff Hochman Mar 29, 2017  

1) Boston Red Sox (91-71)

2) Baltimore Orioles (90-72) WILD CARD

3) NY Yankees (84-78)

4) Tampa Bay Rays (74-88)

5) Toronto Blue Jays (73-89)

AL Central

1) Kansas City Royals (91-71)

2) ...  read more
Doc's Sports Mar 28, 2017  
Lets take some time to take a look at some baseball futures for the 2017 MLB season.

Odds to Win the 2017 World Series (compliments of the Westgate Sportsbook, Las Vegas)

While the Chicago Cubs are currently busy celebrating the franchise's first World Series title in 108 years, oddsmakers have listed them as heavy favorites to do it again in 2017. The Cubs are 7-2 favorites to ...  read more

Top 5 MLB Left-Handed Starters age 27 or Younger (2017)
Jeff Hochman Mar 8, 2017  
The elite left-handed starters have a big advantage just for the simple fact that most players see a lot more right-handed pitching. Look for teams that have not faced a Quality Left-handed starter for some time (five games or more) and you will have a nice winning investment. I have enjoyed a lot of success with this article and is easily in the top 5 I get the most feedback from. This prestigiou ...  read more
- Complete Conference Tournament Dates - March Madness is here !
Sean Higgs Mar 3, 2017  
This is your list of Conference Tournament dates.The channel listed is for the Championship Game.

Atlantic Sun: Feb. 27, March 2, 5 – Campus Sites (ESPN)

Big South: Feb. 28, March 2-3, 5 – Campus Sites (ESPN)

America East: March 1, 6, 11 – Campus Sites (ESPN2)

Northeast: March 1, 4, 7 – Campus Sites

Ohio Valley: March 1-4 – Nashville, TN (ESPN2)

MAAC: March 2-6 – Albany, ...  read more

Atlantic Sun Tournament Begins
Sean Higgs Feb 26, 2017  
March Madness is arriving quickly -

The ATLANTIC SUN kicks of Conference Tournament Action here on Monday, February 27th.

(1) -15.5 Florida Gulf Coast 23-7, 12-2

(8) Stetson 11-20, 3-11

(4) -off- S.C. Upstate 17-14, 7-7

(5) Kennesaw State 13-17, 7-7

(3) -5 No. Florida 13-18, 8-6

(6) Jacksonville 17-14, 5-9

(2) -8 Lipscomb 19-12, 11-3

( ...  read more

Spring Training Is Around the Corner
TJ Masterline Feb 22, 2017  
The month of March brings a lot of opportunities for us sports bettors. College basketball is getting into the meat of the season with Conference Tournaments and, of course, the NCAA Tournament. The NBA is just picking up after the All-Star break and the quality of basketball gets much better. Hockey is in the home stretch as well, while free agency and the NFL Draft continue to spark interest. Wh ...  read more
NFL Playoff Preview and Predictions 2017
Frank Jordan Jan 7, 2017  

The AFC wildcard matchups are interesting as Oakland plays at Houston in the battle of teams with strong defenses and backup quarterbacks. The other matchup is another rematch from the regular season with Miami and Pittsburgh squaring off. Those games will go: Oakland winning in a close contest by three and Pittsburgh will be fired up and use the home field to their advantage to win b ...  read more

Free Sports Game Preview and Prediction: Baltimore Ravens vs. Cincinnati Bengals (NFL)
Mike Anthony Dec 30, 2016  
Free Sports Game Preview and Prediction: Baltimore Ravens vs. Cincinnati Bengals
Sunday, January 01, 2017 1:00 PM
Play: Point Spread: 1.0/-110 Cincinnati Bengals
Baltimore at Cincinnati (-2) Dalton can drop the ball right into the hands of his receivers when they are moving downfield. Dalton and Brandon LaFell have recently built quite the connection, and it's not going to end here. ...  read more
Double Digit Bowl Mastery
Cajun Sports Dec 16, 2016  
The college bowl season kicks off this weekend with a multitude of games for the gridiron faithful and sports investors as well. After a week off we are back with our College Football System of the Week which takes a look at a special situation involving bowl favorites.

With so many college bowl games and so many different types of teams facing one another you might expect us to have a comp ...  read more

Are you Serious about betting the NBA? Then Read This!
Tony George Dec 11, 2016  
Courtesy of Tony George

I am using 2 different example of NBA results and line moves from Wednesday November 16th to make a point about how SERIOUS it is, especially in the NBA to get down bets early as possible. Yes, believe it or not, there are sports bettors who just like to have money on a game to make it more interesting to watch. Well I have never placed a bet personally to make ...  read more

Mike Anthony Dec 9, 2016  
The best choices of fantasy football players to make sure you get into your fantasy football lineup for the week of 12.8.2016

QB 1- Eli Manning v Dallas Cowboys Manning has passed for 3+ TDs in 3 of the last 5 games. Cowboys have given up 3 of their biggest passing games to opposing QBs this year when playing on the road. Cowboys have also given up 3300+ YDs to QBs this year. PROJE ...  read more

College Football: Time for a Change at Nebraska
Tony George Nov 28, 2016  
By Tony George

With numerous coaching posts opening up in College Football, there should be a few others not in the headlines. I can name a few for you. Cincinnati, Texas Tech, Arizona, Notre Dame, Missouri, UCLA, Oregon, and most notably not being talked about is once powerful Nebraska. As an alum and avid Husker fan, Mike Riley is not the answer. I have family member’s who are hardcor ...  read more

Thanksgiving Week NFL Advance lines from the Wetstgate -
Sean Higgs Nov 17, 2016  
Thursday, November 24, 2016—Thanksgiving Day

Minnesota Vikings at Detroit Lions -3 Even

Washington Redskins at Dallas Cowboys -6½

Pittsburgh Steelers -3 -120 at Indianapolis Colts

Sunday, November 27, 2016

San Diego Chargers at Houston Texans -2

Tennessee Titans -1 at Chicago Bears

Jacksonville Jaguars at Buffalo Bills -7

Cincinnati Bengals at Baltimo ...  read more

Romo's Class Act? You bet your A--!
RJ Robbins Nov 16, 2016  
Everybody by now that follows the NFL has heard Tony Romo's wonderful speech saying that Dak Prescott has earned the right to be the starting QB of the Cowboy's. Period. He came out and said the exact thing he should have. Prescott has lead the Cowboys to 8 straight wins and a record of 8-1. The last time the Cowboys had won this many games in a roll was Tony Dorsett's rookie year in 1977, (whe ...  read more
One last look at Baseball 2016!
RJ Robbins Nov 10, 2016  
The 2016 World Series will go down as one of the best ever with the Cubs defeating the Indians in 7 games! With Baseball Season over lets look back and see how we did on my 2 prop plays. Detroit to win more than 82.5 games came home and won with 9 games still left to play. Texas to win more than 83 games was a cake walk and came in with 23 games left to play! Each season so-called 'Baseball Ex ...  read more
NFL Fantasy Picks for Week 9
Mike Anthony Nov 3, 2016  
Every week we have a pretty good feeling as to who the core scoring players are likely going to be - what we will do is give you the guys to play when no one is paying attention to get you your win.

The best choices of fantasy football players to make sure you get into your fantasy football lineup for the week of 11.6.2016

QB 1- Dak Prescott v Cleveland Prescott has been scori ...  read more

CFB Blacked Out
Cajun Sports Oct 28, 2016  
The hands of the Big Clock continue their revolution with Week Eight in the rearview mirror our focus is squarely on the battle against the oddsmaker and his numbers in Week Nine. Before we actually take aim on Week Nine we must review last week’s system and the qualifying contest. Last week our play ON team in the System of the Week was the Western Michigan Broncos minus the 23 points against ...  read more
The Cleveland Indians may have what it takes
Offshore Elite Oct 25, 2016  

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Inside the Game - Misleading CFB Wk 8 Final Scores
Tony Stoffo Oct 25, 2016  
While the scoreboard tells us who won and lost, it is important to look inside the game to see if there were any misleading final scores. We break down Week 8 in college football here.

Boise St. 28 BYU 27

Boise St. jumped out to a 14-0 lead but needed a blocked field goal as time expired to pull out the win. The game was not as close as the final score indicates as the Broncos ou ...  read more

The 6 worst NFL QBs to win a Super Bowl
Mike Anthony Oct 20, 2016  
Winning the Super Bowl is the end goal of putting everything together as a team. A cohesive unit. A team built from top to bottom to create a legacy of winners and high standards for next generations to want to play for.

Too many times Super Bowl rings are automatically tossed as the final determination as for how good a QB was in their career. Is it a piece, of course it is. But let’ ...  read more

Huskers Prove Polls Cannot Be Trusted
Tony George Oct 20, 2016  
By Tony George

The Nebraska Cornhuskers, the team of the 90’s who won 3 National Titles under legendary coach Tom Osborne are back in the news again with a Top 8 ranking after a long absence from the college football conversation as one of the top programs in the country. Like the Alabama of today, the Huskers dominated team’s year after year in the 90’s, and when they lost talent t ...  read more

This Week in Sports Betting, A-Z
Doc's Sports Oct 19, 2016  
A. ATP Tour . The ATP suspended Nick Kyrgios for eight weeks after he blatantly tanked a match last week in Shanghai. Kyrgios blooped in serves and often did not run for balls in a 6-3, 6-1 second-round loss to Mischa Zverev. The 21-year-old Australian can have the ban reduced to three weeks if he enlists the help of a sports psychologist. It's safe to say he needs one.

B. Byrd, Dennis ...  read more

NFL Power Rankings Week 6
Doc's Sports Oct 13, 2016  
One of the reasons being cited for the decline in football viewership this year is fans' exasperation over how convoluted the NFL's games have become. No one seems to know what a catch is, no one seems to understand how the games are officiated (or why officiating is so inconsistent), and on the whole there are a lot of average fans out there that just don't seem to be able to follow what is g ...  read more
Make this the most profitable football season ever with Pay Per Head
Offshore Elite Oct 12, 2016  

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Inside the Game - Misleading CFB Wk 6 Final Scores
Sean Higgs Oct 10, 2016  
While the scoreboard tells us who won and lost, it is important to look inside the game to see if there were any misleading final scores. We break down Week 6 in college football here.

Memphis 34 Temple 27

Despite getting outgained 531-327, Memphis rallied from a 13-0 deficit to defeat Temple. The Owls committed three turnovers and were just 4-15 on third down. One of the ...  read more

Professional Football Handicapping Methods Yards Per Point
Brian Hay Oct 10, 2016  
After the first four games of the NFL season yards per point is the single most powerful stat in handicapping NFL football games. In just a few minutes you will get a great snap shot about any given team. This handicapping tool is used by all professional sports investors and should be used by every recreational sports investors alike. This method will allow the recreational sports investor, with ...  read more
Jeff's 2016-17 NHL Eastern Conference Spotlight Team
Jeff Hochman Oct 9, 2016  
Jeff's (JH-Sportsline) NHL Spotlight teams are squads that will make the playoffs (and/or improve by at least 15 points) after missing out the previous year. Jeff is a five-time NHL Handicapping champion documented by The Sports Monitor of OK. Jeff cashed a record 78.6% in 2013 NHL regular season and 70% in the Postseason. Jeff was ranked No. 3 last season. Do yourself a favor and jump on board. F ...  read more
Jeff's 2016-17 NHL Western Conference Spotlight Team
Jeff Hochman Oct 9, 2016  
Jeff's (JH-Sportsline) NHL Spotlight teams are squads that will make the playoffs (and/or improve by at least 15 points) after missing out the previous year. Jeff is a five-time NHL Handicapping champion documented by The Sports Monitor of OK. Jeff cashed a record 78.6% in 2013 NHL regular season and 70% in the Postseason. Jeff was ranked No. 3 last season. Do yourself a favor and jump on board. F ...  read more
MLB Playoffs division series
Frank Jordan Oct 6, 2016  
This MLB season has been a special one and the postseason is sure to delight. The wildcard games are over and the division series are about to kickoff. In the AL, Toronto walked off against Baltimore to set up a rematch of last year’s ALDS against Texas, but this time Texas has the home field. The other series pits Boston against Cleveland as the Red Sox face their former manager Terry Francona. N ...  read more
John Ryan's Weekly Recap of Released Plays
John Ryan Oct 5, 2016  
John Ryan Sports Weekend Recap 25* Connecticut +30 @ Houston W 14-42 25* Toledo + 3 1\2 @ BYU W 53-55 25* Appalachian State -19 vs Georgia State L 17-3 25* Vanderbilt +11 vs Florida W 6-13 10* Air Force -7 vs Navy W 28-14 25* Texas +3 1\2 @ Oklahoma State L 31-49 25* Iowa State +17 vs Baylor W 42-45 25* Oklahoma -3 1\2 @ TCY W 52-46 50* Clemson +1 vs Louisville ...  read more
Inside the Game – Misleading Final Scores
Tony Acosta Oct 3, 2016  
While the scoreboard tells us who won and lost, it is important to look inside the game to see if there were any misleading final scores. We break down Week 5 in college football here.

UCF 47 East Carolina 29

Make it three straight games for the Pirates which played better than the final score showed. East Carolina outgained the Knights 521-373 but was done in by five turn ...  read more

Are you kidding me!!
RJ Robbins Sep 30, 2016  
Well it happens to everyone of us. However last Saturday night within an hour it happened twice. Pardon me make that 3 times! Let's start with the Stanford and UCLA game. Stanford was a 3, 3.5 point favorite and UCLA was giving the Cardinal all they could handle. With less than minutes to play Stanford scores to take a 16-13 lead. On the last play UCLA QB Josh Rosen dropped back to threw a ...  read more
Inside the Game - Misleading Final Scores
Tony Stoffo Sep 26, 2016  
While the scoreboard tells us who won and lost, it is important to look inside the game to see if there were any misleading final scores. We break down Week 4 in college football here.

Wisconsin 30 Michigan St. 6

Michigan St. outgained the Badgers 325-317 but four turnovers did the Spartans in. Wisconsin scored on a 66-yard fumble recovery while an interception set up anot ...  read more

NFL Survivor Pool Picks and Advice: Week 3
Doc's Sports Sep 21, 2016  
NFL Survivor Pool Picks and Advice: Week 3 by DOC'S SPORTS - 9/21/2016 I almost broke my own rule last week in that I was considering saving a team, in this case the Carolina Panthers, for use in my Survivor Pool down the road. So I was pondering taking the Detroit Lions at home against the Tennessee Titans in Week 2. But then I remembered that I used to live in Michigan and have watched ...  read more
Rocketman Sports CFB Returning Starter Angle Plays Week 3
Rocketman Sports Sep 16, 2016  
RETURNING STARTER ANGLE WEEK 3 Many years ago I received a newsletter from Mike Lee, a sports handicapper who just recently passed away in the past few years. I’m not sure if he came up with this Returning starter angle or if he was just passing it along but it has really been a nice addition to my own personal handicapping arsenal. He had said in his newsletter that the previous year the an ...  read more
Follow the line movement
RJ Robbins Sep 15, 2016  
Last weekend let's look at two games where the line went up and down like a roller coaster. Let's start in the Colleges with Arkansas and TCU. The line started TCU around 9 to 9.5 and went down to 7 to 7.5. I put out Arkansas at plus 7.5. I was upset with myself for not pulling the trigger at 8 or 8.5. Well Saturday afternoon with a couple of hours before kick off the line rose all the way to 1 ...  read more
Does Sam Bradford help the Vikes win their division
Mike Anthony Sep 13, 2016  
When Minnesota pulled the itchy trigger and traded away a 1st rd and a flexible 4th round pick to the Philadelphia Eagles - many fans were left either happy, sad, shocked, or angry. It was a trade that left some shaking their heads in surprise or relief. And it left others shaking their heads and pumping their fists thinking "we have a chance!"

Teddy Bridgewater looked really good during ...  read more

Top 10 Things Learned from Week 1 in the NFL
Stephen Nover Sep 12, 2016  
Lots of opening week NFL story lines. Now that the Sunday results are in here are 10 things I learned:

1. Never fade Bill Belichick when he's an underdog. The Patriots are 6-1 as 'dogs the past two plus seasons. They've won all six of those games straight-up.

2. To paraphrase the late Dennis Green, "The Colts are who we thought they were and the Lions didn't let them off the hook." The ...  read more

Ohio vs. Kansas Handicapping Angles Week 2 CFB
Ray Monohan Sep 8, 2016  
Ohio Bobcats (0-1) vs Kansas Jayhawks (1-0) Date: Saturday, September 10th Time: 2:30 pm EST Venue: Kivisto Field at Memorial Stadium, Lawrence, Kansas NCAA Football Spread: Kansas -3 NCAA Betting Total: 59.5 NCAA Football Handicapping Trends Over is 6-0 in Bobcats last 6 games after accumulating more than 450 total yards in their previous game. Over is 4-0 in Bobcats last 4 non-con ...  read more
MLB Season with a Month to Go
Frank Jordan Sep 5, 2016  
There are some races that are over such as the AL West where Texas has a 9.5 game lead, NL East where Washington has an 8.5 game lead and the NL Central where the Cubs have a 16.5 game lead. With that being said the AL East is a three team race, AL central isn’t quite locked up yet, the NL west still up for grabs, and the wildcards in both leagues have several teams fighting for the last two spots ...  read more
Sean Higgs NFC East Preview
Sean Higgs Sep 5, 2016  
Let's get started with the NFC today!

1 WAS REDSKINS - Can't believe these guys are +300 to win the division. They won it last year. Total disrespect. Cousins isn't a sexy QB, but he fits Gruden's system well. The WRs are top notch. The defense is solid. Too many flaws in the other clubs.

2 NY GIANTS - Eli to ODB will put up plenty of points. But the OL has holes and I am not sold ...  read more

Sean Higgs NFC North Preview
Sean Higgs Sep 5, 2016  
Sean is heading to the North with this NFC Preview

1 GB PACKERS - Aaron Rodgers has Jordy Nelson back at WR and that will be a huge lift offensively. But the leaner looking Eddie Lacy might be a major factor if GB is to contend for a spot in the Conference Championship. Can't ever count out a team with a healthy Rodgers and an improved defense.

2 MIN VIKINGS - Thought for sure th ...  read more

Sean Higgs NFC South Preview
Sean Higgs Sep 5, 2016  
Home of the reigning NFC Champs, the South is looking to rise again.

1. CAR PANTHERS - Have to put these guys here. The defense should be just as good, and they will continue to be hungry after almost doing the impossible last year. Cam took a huge step forward. The offense should be just as balanced and this team is a legit Super Bowl contender.

2 ATL FALCONS - Matt Ryan and frie ...  read more

Sean Higgs NFC West Preview
Sean Higgs Sep 5, 2016  
Sean wraps up his NFC and NFL Conference Preview with the NFC West.

1 SEA SEAHAWKS - Something just tells me they do just enough to get past Arizona. This is a very good football team. What else is there to say?

2 ARZ CARDINALS - We will find out nice and early how good these guys will be. I think they should battle with Seattle for the division title. Game 1 vs Patriots. I know ...  read more

Sean Higgs AFC East Preview
Sean Higgs Sep 3, 2016  
September means the arrival of the NFL regular season. Sean will start with in the AFC East.

1 NE PATRIOTS - How can you go against a team that has won the division 7 straight years and 12 of the last 13 years. I think they could have dropped the game in Arizona with Brady. But I don't see them going 0-4 without him.

2 NY JETS - FitzMagic is back. This is a veteran offense that has ...  read more

Sean Higgs AFC North Preview
Sean Higgs Sep 3, 2016  
Higgs is heading to the AFC North in today's preview.

1 CINCY BENGALS - I have had these guys at the top for the last couple years and thought they could break through to a Super Bowl. I think HC Lewis is on the hot seat. This is a talented group. They need to break through sometime. 12 wins last year and a meltdown in the playoffs.

2 PITT STEELERS - High hopes in the Steel City. I ...  read more

Sean Higgs AFC South Preview
Sean Higgs Sep 3, 2016  
Heading to the AFC South where the young QBs come out to play.

1. IND COLTS - Have to put them here simply because of a healthy Luck. They finally seemed to get it that he needs an OL to keep him upright. Guy isn't made of steel and can't get hit to the ground 15 times a game. 2 years ago he tossed 40 TDs. TY Hilton and Donte Moncrief are nice WRs. Gore is a guy who never quits in the RB ...  read more

Sean Higgs AFC West Preview
Sean Higgs Sep 3, 2016  
Sean wraps up his first look at the AFC with his AFC West thoughts.

1 KC CHIEFS - I'll take the Andy Reid bunch here. They have a solid QB, rush attack. A solid TE. The defense gets pressure. Not much not to like. Andy Reid gets a bum wrap for his time in Philly. But the guy gets the most out of teams. They win. A lot. 2 DEN BRONCOS - I can't put the defending champs at the top. Not ...  read more

Sean Higgs CFB Team Total Best Bets
Sean Higgs Sep 1, 2016  
Wrapped up my College Football Podcast today and added these from the show.

LSU Tigers - OVER 9.5 . This is a very talented team. I think they can challenge 'Bama for the SEC Title. If they do that, a 10 win season is guaranteed.

Ole Miss - UNDER 7.5. I know a lot of people are high on them since they recruit well and have a veteran QB under center. But this team had 3 first round pi ...  read more

Rocketman Sports College Football Returning Starter Angle Plays Week 1
Rocketman Sports Sep 1, 2016  
RETURNING STARTER ANGLE WEEK 1 Many years ago I received a newsletter from Mike Lee, a sports handicapper who just recently passed away in the past few years. I’m not sure if he came up with this Returning starter angle or if he was just passing it along but it has really been a nice addition to my own personal handicapping arsenal. He had said in his newsletter that the previous year the an ...  read more
Western Michigan vs. Northwestern Betting Preview
Scott Spreitzer Sep 1, 2016  
Western Michigan +5 at Northwestern Western Michigan is a popular pick in week one among many professional handicapping experts this week. I will not be playing it. I like Western Michigan’s experience returning on offense and PJ Fleck has done a great job recruiting, #1 in the MAC. However, I’m not ready for them to beat Northwestern who still has enough returning, and arguably another great ...  read more
Don't Count Out Vikings
Stephen Nover Aug 31, 2016  
Anybody writing off the Minnesota Vikings because they lost Teddy Bridgewater for the season is making a mistake. Unlike most NFL teams, the Vikings are ground-oriented. Their MVP is Adrian Peterson not their quarterback. Peterson led the NFL in rushing last season. He's a top-four runner again this season, one of only three franchise running backs with the others being Todd Gurley and Ezekiel ...  read more
NCAA Football Predictions: Week 1 Opening Line Report and Picks
Doc's Sports Aug 30, 2016  
Thank you College Football Playoff and ESPN! It used to be that Week 1 of the college football season was cupcake city. But now? Teams know they have to schedule at least one marquee nonconference opponent, and ESPN has ponied up big dollars for power programs to face off Week 1 at neutral sites such as Arlington, Texas, Atlanta, Houston and now Orlando. Thus, this year's opening weekend is th ...  read more
TONYK'S FANTASY FOOTBALL PICKS - What you need to know
Tony Karpinski Aug 30, 2016  
Fantasy Football is crawling into your veins again - with expectations of raising the digital championship title above your head, in your living room. In a league where the QB is the reigning champion - things are a bit different in the world of fantasy football. WRs seem to be the top cheese that every drafter wants to go in the direction of.

The draft strategies we hear about, the zero ...  read more

Romo's Last Stand?
RJ Robbins Aug 29, 2016  
I started writing this during the start of the Dallas/Seattle NFLX game. I was going to write the Cowboys will be fine going with Dak Prescott as the #2 QB behind Tony Romo. Then the play that changed this article and the Cowboy's season with Romo breaking a bone in his lower back. Is the Cowboy's season over? Most experts think so. I don't. Prescott a 4th round draft pick has had a good eno ...  read more
How 'New' NFL Head Coaches will fare.
Chip Chirimbes Aug 16, 2016  
How 'New' NFL Head Coaches will fare. By The 'A' Plays Chip Chirimbes Every season there are a plethora of 'new' coaches that are starting with a new team or have a head coaching job for the first time in the NFL. How the fare during the regular season and preseason can have a dramatic difference. There are a number of factors and scenarios that will play out and I will try and help you take a ...  read more
Whats next for Cam Newton
Tony Karpinski Aug 16, 2016  
Cam didn’t play how he would have wanted to in the Super Bowl, passing only 18-41, a pitiful 55.4 QB rating, and being out schemed by Defensive Coordinator Wade Phillips while his squad frustrated him over and over. Denver, in a lot of ways may have shown the rest of the NFL how to beat Cam and his specific skill set. The NFL, more than many other sports, copy and learn from each other. This could ...  read more
Tony George - Big 12 Preview and Power Ratings
Tony George Aug 16, 2016  

1. Oklahoma – 92

Loaded at skill positions, best QB in the Conference, best RB in the Conference. Quite possibly a Final 4 team. Opener at Houston is tricky early on, also having Ohio State in Norman early (3rd game ) is going to test this talented team. If they clear those hurdles and sky is the limit if the QB stays healthy because ...  read more

NFL Preseason Primer For Thursday
Joe Duffy Aug 11, 2016  
The NFL preseason clipboard from Grandmaster Handicapper Joe Duffy. Redskins-Falcons

Birds rookie first-round draft pick S Keanu Neal is questionable. For Atlanta, Matt Ryan and top backup Matt Schaub will be the first two quarterbacks in the game, followed by Sean Renfree and Matt Sims. Ryan and other starters are expected to have limited playing time. Some first- and second-te ...  read more
Football Handicapping 101
Brian Hay Aug 11, 2016  
I am going to show you how to become a winner this football season. This will put you in the 2% Club. What’s the 2% Club you ask? That’s the percentage of bettors that actually made money by season’s end. Why do you think more and more off shore sportsbooks keep opening at the beginning of football every year? It’s because 98% of all sports bettors end up losers in the end. When you are finished r ...  read more
Sports Handicapper Preview of Packers-Colts
Joe Duffy Aug 7, 2016  
NFL betting 2016 has commenced as the Hall-of-Fame game has arrived as has the official betting preview to the detriment to the sportsbooks.

Indianapolis is the favorite at -3 and a total of 34 after they opened pick ‘em and 36. 61 percent of bets are on Green Bay and 59 percent of totals bets on UNDER, with 53 percent of moneyline wagers on the Pack.

Third string ...  read more
NFL Pre-Season MUST Have .. QB depth chart
Sean Higgs Aug 6, 2016  
Can't bet the pre-season without knowing who is going to be getting reps!


ARIZONA: Carson Palmer, Drew Stanton, Matt Barkley, Jake Coker

ATLANTA: Matt Ryan, Matt Schaub, Sean Renfree, Matt Simms

BALTIMORE: Joe Flacco, Ryan Mallett, Josh Johnson, Jerrod Johnson

BUFFALO: Tyrod Taylor, EJ Manuel, Cardale Jones

CAROLINA: Cam Newto ...  read more

Sean's 2016 SEC Conference Preview
Sean Higgs Aug 1, 2016  
Higgs is ready to take on the big, bad SEC in today's College Football Conference Preview. Sean is going to build your bankroll everyday, so be sure to check back for more College and NFL previews as August progresses.


1 - TENNESSEE - This is it for the Vols. It has been a long climb, but the talent is there to win the SEC. 17 starters back. 9 on an explosive offense. If Dob ...  read more

Baseball Trading Deadline Winners- Cubs & Indians!
RJ Robbins Jul 31, 2016  
Last week the Cubs traded for lefty Aroldis Chapman from the NY Yankess. That broke up what was considered to be the top bull pen in the majors in Dellin Betances, Andrew Miller and Chapman. The Cubs weren't exactly hurting when it came to their bullpen. Closer Hector Rondon was and still is having a great year with a record of 1-2, with 18 saves and a ERA under 2.00! Rondon will now move to t ...  read more
Sean's 2016 Big 12 Conference Preview
Sean Higgs Jul 30, 2016  
Sean is gearing up for a huge CFB season and here is his 3rd College Football Conference Preview. Higgs is heading to the BIG 12 today!

BIG 12

1 - OKLAHOMA - I always feel like Stoops let's me down when I have them up here. They never really finish went ranked in the pre-season Top 5 and they could up here to start the year. The talent, as always, is there. Baker Mayfield is the best i ...  read more

Sean's 2016 Big 10 College Football Preview
Sean Higgs Jul 28, 2016  
Higgs is ready to tackle Big 10 Football! Be sure to check back daily for other College Football Conference Previews

Big 10 EAST

1 - OHIO STATE - Are we really going anywhere else here? Urban Meyer is an unbelievable 31-1 in regular season Big 10 play. How can we go against him? I mean, I get he has 3 returning starters on both sides of the ball. But until I see otherwise, Buckeyes get ...  read more

Sean's 2016 ACC Conference Preview
Sean Higgs Jul 28, 2016  
Going to start my Conference Previews off with the ACC. Be sure to check back daily for additional College Football Conference Previews!


1 - FLORIDA STATE - Yes, I know that Clemson has some unfinished business to attend to. But I think that the conference will come down to October 29th and the game will be played right here at Doak Campbell Stadium. Look. They don't have ...  read more

Baseball- Top Money Winners & Money Burners.
RJ Robbins Jul 26, 2016  
We are going to take a look at the Top 5 Money makers and the Bottom 5 Money burners.

The Top 5

Texas +22.5

Baltimore +18.3

Detroit + 7.6

San Fran + 7.2

Cleveland + 6.0

The Bottom 5

Tampa Bay -29.0

Arizona -17.9

Minnesota -14.8

Atlanta -14.7

LA Angels -11.0

Texas has been in a slump due to injuries. They had a ...  read more

Betting the NFL Preseason in 2016
Jeff Hochman Jul 22, 2016  
Betting the NFL Preseason in 2016

The Hall of Fame Game is the first NFL preseason game of the year, which closes the annual Hall of Fame enshrinement festivities. On August 7th, 2016, the Green Bay Packers and Indianapolis Colts will get the ball rolling with the ladder being listed as the "home" team in Canton, Ohio.

You will hear people s ...  read more
NFL Odds: Analyzing Cincinnati Bengals 2016 Home Schedule
Doc's Sports Jul 21, 2016  
I truly believe that Coach Marvin Lewis had his best Bengals team yet in 2015 until quarterback Andy Dalton, who was having a career year, suffered a season-ending thumb injury in the first half of Cincinnati's Week 14 home game versus Pittsburgh. Dalton broke his thumb making a tackle after throwing a pick. (When will quarterbacks learn to just crawl into a shell and hide when throwing picks? ...  read more
Los Angeles Rams Under 7 1/2 Wins
Stephen Nover Jul 21, 2016  
It has taken 22 years, but Los Angeles has the Rams back. They can have them. My strongest over/under NFL regular-season win total recommendation is Rams Under 7 1/2 victories. Todd Gurley and a strong defensive line can't cover up all the other Rams' weaknesses. It's not a fluke the Rams haven't made the playoffs in 11 years, nor finished in the top 10 in points and yards since 2006. ...  read more
Giants team to beat in NFC East
Stephen Nover Jul 15, 2016  
The NFC East is wide open. The Cowboys, Giants and Redskins are all plus $2.00 to win the division with the Eagles at plus $2.85, according to current odds at thegreek.com. This is a very flawed division. But I believe the Giants are the best of a bad lot. Tom Coughlin damaged his Hall of Fame chances by hanging around too long. The Giants haven't made the playoffs the past four seasons. The ...  read more
Kevin Thomas Jul 13, 2016  
With the Bronco's losing Peyton Manning to retirement and Osweiler moving on the Bronco's will rely on M Sanchez or rookie P Lynch. The defense will be dominate again, but without offense you can only get so far. The Chargers are predicted to be last and with the troubles and amount of injuries this team always has on offense this could come true. Age is going to be a factor once ag ...  read more
Rob Vinciletti MLB Back from the Break System- Texas Toast in the Windy City
Rob Vinciletti Jul 13, 2016  
In this piece Rob Vinciletti illustrates one of his powerful league wide system in MLB Action and breaks down the Texas Rangers at Chicago Cubs game as MLB is back from the All Star break On Friday MLB Play resumes and we have a Powerful system that has won 14 of 15 times since 2004, which is a solid 93% win rate. The system as seen below has won 13 straight times and plays on the Chicago Cub ...  read more
All-Star Game Suggestion
Stephen Nover Jul 11, 2016  
Instead of giving the league that wins the All-Star Game home-field advantage in the World Series, the rule should be changed. Home-field advantage in the World Series should go to the league whose team finished with the best record. The Baseball All-Star Game still is the best of the major sports' All-Star games. But it started to lose its luster once Pete Rose played in his final All-Sta ...  read more
2016 Big Ten Champions
Brian Hay Jul 7, 2016  
East Division Ohio State Buckeyes (+145): Everyone see the strange occurrence with the Ohio State posted win total being only 8½ but they are the betting favorites to win the conference again this season. The odds makers expect to see three losses by the Buckeyes this season. Amazingly three losses would be one more regular season loss than Coach Urban Meyer has had during his four years at Col ...  read more
Baseball at the 1/2 mark in the AL!
RJ Robbins Jun 30, 2016  
The Texas Rangers are playing the best baseball with a record of 51-28. The Rangers have struck gold so far with FA Center fielder Ian Desmond who is hitting .322 with 14 HR's and 51 RBI. Rookie of the year candidate Nomar Mazara is hitting .287 with 11 HR's and 35 RBI. Both players are playing superb defense! Cole Hamels is the Ace of the Rangers going 9-1 with a 2.60 ERA! One factor that c ...  read more
The King and his Court make History!
RJ Robbins Jun 21, 2016  
By now you have heard all the experts explain why Cleveland won the NBA Championship or why Golden St. lost it. Trying to convince someone their opinion is the right side is like trying to change someone's mind about there politics! Not going to happen! King James did put Cleveland on his shoulders and brought them back from being down 3 games to 1! Personally I went 14-9, hitting 61% of my se ...  read more
Baseball Shouldn't Suspend Machado
Stephen Nover Jun 8, 2016  
Major League baseball shouldn't suspend Manny Machado for punching out Yordano Ventura last night. They should honor Machado instead. This is just the hard-throwing 25-year-old Ventura's third full year in the majors and already he's established himself as a classless punk, despised in many cities, including Oakland, Anaheim, Chicago and Baltimore. Ventura was out to get Machado. That was ...  read more
Baseball at the 1/3 mark the NL!
RJ Robbins Jun 1, 2016  
Lets take a look at the National League at the1/3 mark of the Baseball season. The team playing the best baseball is the Chicago Cubs who are playing .700 going 35-15. Joe Madden is pushing all the right buttons while Jake Arrieta is proving he is the best pitcher in Baseball going 9-0 with a 1.56 ERA. Newly acquired Ben Zobrist is leading the Cubs in hitting .345 BA with a .445 OBP. The Nats ...  read more
Deep in the Heart of Texas!
RJ Robbins May 30, 2016  
The Rangers just got sweep 3 games at Toronto where they returned to the scene of the crime after the Blue Jays defeated the Rangers in the 2015 AL Play-offs thanks to the Jose Bautista's game winning home run and 'bat-flip! The Rangers went on to go 5-1 before meeting Toronto at home. The Blue Jays won game 1, 5-0. Then the Rangers won the next two games including the infamous 'Odor punch' of ...  read more
Stay away from Cincinnati Reds
Stephen Nover May 28, 2016  
The Big Red Machine these 2016 Cincinnati Reds are not. My advice: Stay away ... far away. I tried to make John Lamb work. Two starts later I've learned my lesson, a costly lesson at that as Lamb gave up nine earned runs in 9 2/3 innings on 13 hits and six walks. He's back on the fantasy baseball waiver wire where I should have left him. Raisel Iglesias is promising, but he's on the DL with ...  read more
MLB Chalks on Shocking Run Last Two Seasons
Joe Duffy May 27, 2016  
Betting large favorite in MLB has become shockingly profitable the last two seasons in MLB confirms Joe Duffy’s Picks databases. Bettors who have wagered on -130 or larger chalks are up 39.7 units this season after turning a surprising profit of 37.5 units last year. By comparison, from 2004-2010, large favorite bettors lost every year, never dropping less than 17.8 units including 74 or more unit ...  read more
Most Underrated Pitcher
Stephen Nover May 20, 2016  
There are only four pitchers who have an unbeaten record this season when having at least five victories. The first three are somewhat easy to name - Chris Sale, Jake Arrieta and Stephen Strasburg. The fourth one is my candidate for most underrated, under-the-radar starter: Cleveland's Josh Tomlin. Tomlin is 6-0 this season. The Indians have won all seven of his starts. Tomlin's ERA is ...  read more
THE PLAYERS Championship Preview
Doc's Sports May 11, 2016  
Golf is a crazy game at times as typically, hot players stay hot and cold players stay cold which is usually a big factor in trying to predict tournament winners. Last week was a complete aberration as James Hahn, who had missed the cut in eight straight tournaments, defeated Roberto Castro in a playoff to win the Wells Fargo Championship. He was such an underdog that he was one of six players tha ...  read more
Back the Miami Heat to make it to the NBA Eastern Conference Finals
Mike Lundin May 3, 2016  
The Miami Heat are paying roughly +140 to make it past the Toronto Raptors in their Eastern Conference Semifinals, and I see plenty of reasons to back the Heat. Miami has the more experienced team while Toronto won its first playoffs series in 15 years when they made it past Indiana in the first round. It's very concerning that they struggled that much with the Pacers, and while Miami hardly i ...  read more
Numbers & Figures (to the 7th figure)
RJ Robbins Apr 28, 2016  
In a few minutes there will be over 30 new millionaires in the NFL at the end of the day, and that will just be their signing bonuses! Prime time TV thanks to ESPN has turned the NFL Draft into a 3 day 'Must Watch TV'! These young men will be the future stars of both the NFL and handicappers power ratings! So I hope everyone sits back and enjoys the next 3 days of the NFL Draft! My wish to the ...  read more
Sean Higgs 2016 NFL Draft thoughts
Sean Higgs Apr 28, 2016  
Not going to waste any time. Let's get right to it. This is only 1-14. No trades. Though I believe we could see a few. Have a great night and hope your team has done their homework!

1 LA RAMS - Carson WENTZ. Fisher went small school with Air McNair and I will not be shocked when he does it here tonight. Not to get into trades, but I can see Foles getting dealt either back to Chip in ...  read more

Number & Figures, Figures & Numbers!
RJ Robbins Apr 25, 2016  
In Sports there is a stat and a number for everything. We apply it in handicapping in hopes of beating the spread, side or total. Basically everyone has the same information (some handicappers have better than others) so you would think everyone would come to the same conclusion. 'NOPE'! There are different variables that people look at when handicapping a game. Let's face you can be on the ...  read more
Best Player in the 2016 NFL Draft is ...
Stephen Nover Apr 24, 2016  
Both the Rams and Eagles traded up so they will be picking first and second in the NFL draft this year. Unless something unforeseen happens, I doubt either team selects the best player in the draft. I have St. Louis and Philadelphia each taking a quarterback with the Rams going for Jared Goff and the Eagles selecting Carson Wentz. Neither of those players is among the top two players in my view ...  read more
Eagles Likely to Crash and Burn
Stephen Nover Apr 21, 2016  
The Philadelphia Eagles have been relatively quiet since firing Chip Kelly before the end of his third season with them. The turbulence and controversy hasn't stopped, though. The Eagles just moved up to No. 2 in the draft by giving up their No. 1, No. 3 and No. 4 draft choices this season plus their No. 1 and No. 2 draft picks next year to the Browns to move up six spots in the draft plus get ...  read more
UNLV, Chris Beard Mess
Stephen Nover Apr 17, 2016  
Put off hiring a college basketball coach for a week and make a million dollars. That's a formula UNLV accidentally stumbled upon with Chris Beard. Beard is one of those slimy Bobby Petrinoish kind of coaches whose word doesn't mean anything. UNLV looks bad on this, but Beard shouldn't emerge from this fiasco untainted. Beard gets his dream job of coaching Texas Tech - unless the Washington ...  read more
In case you missed it in February. My MLB Best Bet Totals
Sean Higgs Apr 1, 2016  
Sean Higgs is ready for the boys of Summer! These are my 'BEST BET' selections for each division.


Tampa Bay Rays OVER 78 -- Rays added a couple bats over the winter. The pitching is always the strength of this team. They won 80 games last year with a terrible offense. They didn't bring in big name, sexy bats. But they have enough to get us this over.


Clevel ...  read more

Sean's Top MLB Rotations for 2016
Sean Higgs Mar 31, 2016  
I touched a few days ago on who and why I thought were the 5 worse rotations. Today, I look at the other end and focus on who my best rotations are.

1. NEW YORK METS - I'm a Yankees fan, so it pains me to type this. But the Mets, with Harvey, DeGrom and Syndergaard at the top, followed by Matz and Colon/Wheeler rounding out the staff. Wow. We have some hard throwing, strike out tossing arms. ...  read more

Detroit Tigers Over 82.5 Wins -1.35
RJ Robbins Mar 31, 2016  
The best thing about the 2015 season for the Tigers is the season is over and in the rear view mirror. The 74 wins is the low point. Before last year the Tigers were averaging 91 victories a year from 2011 to 2014. The fate of the Tigers goes back to pitcher Justin Verlander. Last year Justin was just 5-8 with a decent era of 3.28. Arm injuries have held back the former Cy Young & MVP. From ...  read more
MLB Underdog Betting
Brian Hay Mar 31, 2016  
The key to having a winning baseball season is finding value in the money line offered by the sportsbook and taking advantage of it. Value is simply the difference between the price being offered and the true chances of a team winning the game. I concentrate on finding value with underdogs. Amateur bettors just can’t comprehend it is possible to be profitable when losing more games than you win. T ...  read more
Jeff's Top 5 MLB Bullpens in 2016
Jeff Hochman Mar 30, 2016  
Jeff's Top 5 MLB Bullpens in 2016

1) New York Yankees

Aroldis Chapman and his 100 MPH fastball will have sit out the first 30 games. But, make no mistake, this bullpen has the talent and depth to withstand his absence. Lets start with Dellin Betances, who was ranked 5th in all of baseball with 29 holds last season. When I watch him pitch, I say to myself how ...  read more
Kevin Thomas Mar 29, 2016  
When has a #1 QB won a Super Bowl, I mean won a Super Bowl. Peyton Manning got the win, but he did very little. Last years winner was the Patriots, great quarterback who was drafted in the 6th round. Russell Wilson great quarterback drafted 3rd round. He too had a great defense. Ravens great defense. Giants great pass attack. Eli is like Dilfer , don't turn it over and let your defens ...  read more
Turning Favorites into Underdogs with MLB BASEBALL
Joe Gavazzi Mar 29, 2016  
There wasn’t much choice back in 1979, or for at least the next decade after that to follow. If you wanted to know something about an outcome of a game from a historical or technical perspective, you spent the time to do the laborious task of logging the results by hand, followed by the tedious hours of researching those handwritten results. You had better damn sure make your hypotheses good befo ...  read more
Texas Rangers Over 83 Wins -1.30
RJ Robbins Mar 29, 2016  
The last time we saw the Rangers they were in the midst of getting beat in the AL Play offs by Toronto. However before the Play offs started they were finishing off an outstanding season by winning the AL Western Division. After a terrible start and a bunch of injuries, first year Manager Jeff Bannister kept the Rangers focus. At the All-Star Break there were 42-46, while the LA Angeles were 4 ...  read more
From Big Dance to Little Dance
Stephen Nover Mar 29, 2016  
The inaugural Vegas 16 Tournament is the flip side to the NCAA Tournament. I'd be surprised if there were more than 100 tickets legitimately sold for Monday's opening round at Mandalay Bay. Oh yes, there were eight teams in the tournament not 16. Each team paid $50,000 for the dubious honor, receiving airfare and hotel accommodations. I'm thinking of competing against this tournament by lau ...  read more
Sean Higgs' MLB Pitching Rotation notes
Sean Higgs Mar 26, 2016  
With MLB right around the corner, let me take a look at what I think are the 5 worse pitching staffs in baseball.

1 - ATLANTA BRAVES. Clearly in a rebuilding mode. They are led by JULIO TEHERAN. The kid is a solid 200 inning performer. Any other team, he would probably win 15-18 games. He is followed by MATT WISLER. He wasn't terrible after his June call up. But there will be more bumps over ...  read more

Rob Vinciletti: NCAAB Tournament Sweet 16 Preview
Rob Vinciletti Mar 23, 2016  
In This piece We will Review and Preview this years NCAAB Tournament Sweet 16 Games in what has been one of the most competitive tournaments in recent years. On Thursday the NCAAB Tournament will resume with the Sweet 16 round. This years tournament has featured some of the most unlikely endings with come back wins and enormous blown leads and melt downs. Below is a look at the 8 game ...  read more
Tourney Time: Dominant Frontcourts + Sparkplug Guards
Jim Feist Mar 22, 2016  
by Jim Feist

A smart handicapper looks at college basketball tournament time different than during the regular season. Certainly the games mean more, bringing added pressure on the players and coaching staff. Here are a few things I examine late in the college basketball season as teams are vying for conference championships and tournament positioning.

*Depth: Yes, size ...  read more
Premier League Futures Pick 2015/2016
Mike Lundin Mar 16, 2016  

Take Leicester City at -120

It's nothing short of a miracle that we still find Leicester City top of the Premier League table with eight fixtures to go, but here we are. They're five points clear of Tottenham Hotspur in second place and Arsenal is another six points back, and I don't think either London club will be able to catch the Foxes.

Leicester's remaining schedule loo ...  read more

Best Value Bet to win the Big Dance
Chase Diamond Mar 16, 2016  
As everyone knows there are a large number of teams in the biggest tournament in any sport. This is one of my favorite times of year and honestly can remember back to my High School days filling out brackets. My job here is to find the best value for your money. Well teams like KU at 9-2 and MSU and UNC at 11-2 hold zero value as they are expected to win. The two teams that offer the best value ar ...  read more
Think Mets not Cubs
Stephen Nover Mar 15, 2016  
Let's switch gears a second from basketball and talk baseball. Are they even going to have a 2016 National League season since everyone seems to think the Chicago Cubs are a lock for the World Series? As a long-time Cubs follower from the days of the late, great Ernie Banks, I can tell you to hoist up an Old Style but don't even dare to dream of a World Series. I'm still collecting pieces of my ...  read more
Jeff's Top 3 MLB Season Win Total Best Bets for 2016
Jeff Hochman Mar 5, 2016  
Here are my Top 3 MLB season win total best bets for the 2016 season.

1) Tampa Bay Rays (OVER 78)

The Rays should be able to squeak out tighter games especially at home this season. They lost a bunch of 1-run tilts last season. The Rays were just 42-42 at home last season and should be much better at Tropicana Field this year. Their pitching looks strong an ...  read more
WGC-Cadillac Championship Preview
Doc's Sports Mar 2, 2016  
Adam Scott held off Sergio Garcia and the rest of the field to capture his 12th career PGA Tour title at the Honda Classic. The tour continues on the Florida swing, heading to Doral this week for the WGC-Cadillac Championship. This is the second straight event that features a star-studded field with close to the entire top 50 in the world playing. With the Match Play again playing later than it us ...  read more
Jeff's 2016 MLB Predictions and Awards
Jeff Hochman Mar 1, 2016  

1) Tampa Bay Rays (91-71)

2) NY Yankees (90-72) WILD CARD

3) Boston Red Sox (80-82)

4) Toronto Blue Jays (74-88)

5) Baltimore Orioles (73-89)

AL Central

1) Kansas City Royals (93-69)

...  read more
Today .vs Yesterday
RJ Robbins Feb 29, 2016  
Let's apply today's sports rules to games 40 something years ago. How would the games turn out! 1- 1972 Would Franco Harris immaculate reception happen in today? Yes or No

2- 1975 NBA Finals Game 5 When Garfield Heard made his shot at the buzzer. In today's rules would that shot have tied or won the game?

3- 1980 USA Olympic hockey team wins the Gold Medal by defeating Russia ...  read more

2016 College Bubble Teams
Joe Gavazzi Feb 29, 2016  
We are three weeks away from the March 13th Selection Sunday date. If you are viewing ESPN these days, and have an interest in the upcoming NCAA Men’s College Basketball Tournament, then Joe Lunardi has become one of your “new best friends”. As Chief “bracketologist” for the ESPN network, it is Joe’s job to tell us each day “who is in, and who is out”. In short, which teams are “on the bubble”. ...  read more
CCT’s …the Most Exciting and Unique Time of the Year
Joe Gavazzi Feb 29, 2016  
CCT’s …the Most Exciting and Unique Time of the Year By Joe Gavazzi, Winning Sports Advice Monday, February 29, 2016 CCT’s…College Conference Tourneys…have been around for over forty years. By the year 2000, with the help of multiple cable networks, they had grown into the most exciting and unique time of the year. There are 32 leagues that comprise the Division I group of NCAA teams. All but ...  read more
Yogi Berra ISMS 101
RJ Robbins Feb 28, 2016  
The other night I was looking at the odds and reading some articles, (like everybody does) and the Denver/Dallas NBA match up was about to come on. Early that morning after I did my home work (handicapping) I couldn't make up my mind on going with Denver plus the points (+5.5) or taking the Over 208. The entire day I kept thinking about the game. Well to make a long story short I ended up passi ...  read more
Northeast Conference Tournament Schedule
Sean Higgs Feb 28, 2016  
Quarterfinals: March 2

Game 1: No. 8 Robert Morris Colonials at No. 1 Wagner Seahawks, 7 p.m.

Game 2: No. 7 St. Francis (Pa.) Red Flash at No. 2 Fairleigh Dickinson Knights, 7 p.m.

Game 3: No. 6 LIU-Brooklyn Blackbirds at No. 3 Sacred Heart Pioneers, 7 p.m.

Game 4: No. 5 Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers at No. 4 St. Francis-Brooklyn Terriers, 9 p.m.

Semifinals: March 5

...  read more

West Coast Conference Tournament Schedule - WCC
Sean Higgs Feb 28, 2016  
WCC Conference Tournament Schedule

Friday, March 4

No. 8 Loyola Marymount vs. No. 9 San Diego, 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, March 5

No. 3 BYU vs. No. 6 Santa Clara, 1:00 p.m.

No. 4 Pepperdine vs. No. 5 San Francisco, 3:00 p.m.

No. 1 Saint Mary’s vs. No. 8/9, 7:00 p.m.

No. 2 Gonzaga vs. No. 7 Portland, 9:00 p.m.

Monday, March 7

Men’s Semifinal No. 1 ...  read more

Southern Conference Tournament Schedule - SoCon action $
Sean Higgs Feb 28, 2016  

Game 1: Samford vs. VMI, 5 p.m.

Game 2: Mercer vs. The Citadel, 7:30 p.m.


Chattanooga vs. Game 1 winner, Noon

Wofford vs. Western Carolina, 2:30 p.m.

East Tennessee State vs. Game 2 winner, 6 p.m.

Furman vs. UNC Greensboro, 8:30 p.m.


Semifinal 1, 5 p.m.

Semifinal 2, 7:30 p.m.


Championship Game, 9 ...  read more

Big South Tournament Schedule
Sean Higgs Feb 28, 2016  
First Round - Thursday, March 3 - Big South Network

Game 1: #8 Longwood vs. #9 Charleston Southern, 2:00pm

Game 2: #7 Radford vs. #10 Presbyterian, 4:30pm

Game 3: #6 Gardner-Webb vs. #11 Campbell, 7:00pm

Quarterfinals - Friday, March 4 - ESPN3

Game 4: #1 High Point vs. #8/9 winner, 12:00pm

Game 5: #4 UNC Asheville vs. #5 Liberty, 2:00pm

Game 6: #2 Winthrop vs. #7 ...  read more

March Madness: Tourney Wagering Tips
Jim Feist Feb 26, 2016  
by Jim Feist

March tournament play is one of the most exciting times of the sports betting calendar. A seemingly endless stream of games, at times running morning, noon and night, will test the nerves and cognitive powers of fans and bettors. It can be a time of highs and lows, with streaks, exciting finishes and surprising upsets.

There are all kinds of factors to c ...  read more
Sean Higgs MLB Season Team Win Totals
Sean Higgs Feb 25, 2016  
Sean Higgs is ready for the boys of Summer! These are my 'BEST BET' selections for each division.


Tampa Bay Rays OVER 78 -- Rays added a couple bats over the winter. The pitching is always the strength of this team. They won 80 games last year with a terrible offense. They didn't bring in big name, sexy bats. But they have enough to get us this over.


Clevel ...  read more

Will the NBA ever go back to a big man's game
Tony Karpinski Feb 25, 2016  

The style of basketball has changed drastically over the years. Many like the up tempo style these days brings. Some even could say it is, in fact, much more exciting basketball, than back years ago when the big man dominated the lane. Some feel that the fast pace and up tempo basketball is much more fun to watch, than the migh ...  read more

General NBA Trends - Month By Month
Mike Lundin Feb 23, 2016  

I'm a big fan of using trends when I handicap NBA games. While team-for-team breakdowns are more exact, let's break down the season so far month by month to see if we can spot any trends and/or if the bookmakers have adjusted throughout the season. 

Home Team 15-23 ATS
Over 19-17-2

A small sample, but a clear advantage for the road team to cove ...  read more

Total Eclipse of the Suns
Stephen Nover Feb 23, 2016  
I always had a certain amount of empathy for the Phoenix Suns during the Steve Nash-Amar'e Stoudemire-Shawn Marion era. They had some excellent teams back then, but the deck seemed stack against the small-market team going against the Lakers and superbly-coached Spurs.

Now the Suns are making the old Washington Generals look like the Golden State Warriors. There was a lot of forum and Twitt ...  read more

NBA Betting Angle that Pays Cash
Tony George Feb 22, 2016  
By Tony George

I, like many of you, comb the Internet for respected bloggers and sports sites and etc for any information pertaining to numbers and stats that can give me an edge against the Las Vegas line for Hoops handicapping. Here is one I found at Covers, some numbers from teams at home after road trips of 3 or more games and I have pasted in the stat table below.

The NBA is har ...  read more

How To Make Money on NASCAR Restrictor Plate Races
TJ Masterline Feb 21, 2016  
Very few people bet on the NASCAR events compared to the other sports, but I have found some advantage plays over the years that I thought I would share. Typically, anyone can win the restrictor plate races, unlike the regular tracks, where it is more likely that the better cars and better teams win. So the advantage comes in playing the matchups, and underdogs. Just yesterday I had Xfinity Mo ...  read more
AC's 2016 College Football Recruiting Review
AC Dinero Feb 18, 2016  
Recruiting in college football is the life-line of every program, similar to what the draft is to the NFL. Underclassmen play much more now than in years past. It used to be handicappers would focus on the recruiting classes from three and four years ago. Not anymore. Now, all four classes must be considered. The reasons are they come in better prepared out of high school, many enroll early ...  read more
Celtics Worth a Shot
Stephen Nover Feb 12, 2016  
Looking for an NBA sleeper? How about the Boston Celtics to win the Eastern Conference at 15-1. Boston has the third-best record in the East at 32-23 behind Cleveland's 38-14 and Toronto's 35-17. The Celtics are coming on winning 10 of their last 12. They have a deep roster, Isaiah Thomas has emerged as an All-Star guard and the team is well-coached thanks to Brad Stevens. Talent-wise, the C ...  read more
NFL Futures - My 2 Favorite Bets
Ray Monohan Feb 11, 2016  
Bengals 18-1 The Bengals seemed to figure a lot of things out this season. The team was far more successful in primetime matchups than it has been in the past, and Andy Dalton emerged as a true MVP candidate. It would have been fun to see what they could have accomplished in the postseason with Dalton on the field, but it will be even more fun to see what they can do a year from now with a ...  read more
NFL Hall of Fame Inductees
Stephen Nover Feb 7, 2016  
Now that Brett Favre is in the Hall of Fame can he still come back to play? Hey, rumors had the Rams interested in Peyton Manning. Favre still has his fastball unlike Manning. Favre joins Jim Brown and the late Wilt Chamberlain has the only retired all-time greats who I thought still could play many years after they left the game. I don't have a major problem with any of this year's NFL H ...  read more
Sean Higgs' Super Bowl 50 Props
Sean Higgs Feb 3, 2016  
These Props were taken from Sportsbook.AG. Most places have the same up. Maybe a dime or so difference on the take back.

Manning Over .5 Rush Yards +160

I have to say, this is by far my favorite prop and that is why I am actually giving you a write-up on it. All I see in my head is Manning doing what Elway did. Diving for the end zone. Now. It can be a 3rd and 6 in the first quarter. I ...  read more

Kevin Thomas Feb 1, 2016  
Yes my kids always are saying TAILS never fails. Well I dropped 100$ on HEADS. The best value is Cam Newton, not MVP, no real value there. The BIG props for Cam are on the fact that he will score a rushing TD. I found +200 for that solid lock. Cam has 10 rushing TD's and in BIG games when 200 million people will be watching you can bet he calls his own number. The other intriguing bet i ...  read more

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