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NFL Wide Receivers 2019
America's Bookie Aug 21, 2019  

NFL wide receivers have the ability to create splash plays and have monster weeks, but they also can go weeks with limited production. That is why when we look at NFL futures for the WR position, we want to attempt to attack ...  read more

 
The Complete Bookie Solution for Only $10 Per Head
America's Bookie Aug 14, 2019  

The Complete Bookie Solution for Only $10 Per Head

 

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Denver Broncos at Seattle Seahawks, NFL Preseason Week 1 Betting Pick
America's Bookie Aug 8, 2019  

Denver Broncos at Seattle Seahawks, NFL Preseason Week 1 Betting Pick

Week 1 of the NFL Preseason is set to kick off this week, and every tea ...  read more

 
Free college football over/under win totals that can't miss
Matt Robinson Aug 1, 2019  
Appalachian State crushed it in the Sun Belt Conference last year and the catch is the Mountaineers are even better this year. A whopping 17 starters return from a team that went 11-2 (7-1 in the Sun Belt) including the conference's leading rusher Darrynton Evans. Better yet, six starters return from the conference's best defense. Oh, that one conference loss came at Georgia Southern. This year ...  read more
 
Betting the NFL Preseason in 2019
Jeff Hochman Jul 21, 2019  
Betting the NFL Preseason in 2019


by Jeff Hochman of JH-Sportsline


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 1st, 2019, the Denver Broncos and Atlanta Falcons will kick-off the preseason at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio. The game starts at ...  read more
 
Boxing: Manny Pacquiao Fight Preview
America's Bookie Jul 18, 2019  

Boxing: Manny Pacquiao Fight Preview

One of the all-time greats returns to take on Keith Thurman Saturday, July 20th. The fight is for WBA supremacy In the Welterweight division and claim glory in one of the deepest divisions in boxing.

Pacquiao is undoubtedly one of the greatest of all time. ...  read more

 
2nd half preview
Frank Jordan Jul 12, 2019  
Baseball’s unofficial halfway point of the All-Star break has come and gone, and this is the time that teams separate themselves into contenders and pretenders. This year it is a little different as MLB now has a hard deadline of no trades after July 31st where in previous years it was a trade deadline of July 31st and in August a player had to clear wavers if he was to be moved to another team. M ...  read more
 
Quaker State 400 NASCAR Preview
America's Bookie Jul 9, 2019  

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will make a stop in Kentucky this week for the 2019 running of the Quaker State 400. The race will be held at Kentucky Speedway which is located in the city of Sparta, Kentucky. The drivers will ...  read more

 
Homerun Derby prediction
Frank Jordan Jul 8, 2019  
This homerun derby is a collection of young guys with the exception of hometown guy Carlos Santana who is the only player over 30. Vlad Guerrero Jr. has the fewest homeruns with just eight and also the fewest at bats with just 225, but does bring the youth and raw power like his father who is a previous winner of this event. Another rookie Pete Alonso comes in with the most homeruns at 30 with Jos ...  read more
 
How can a Bookie Beat The Big Shops?
America's Bookie Jun 12, 2019  

Bookies have a fantastic job, one that comes loaded with tons of perks, lots of time off, time for great vacations, the money to buy expensive cars, live in penthouse suites, and just basically live the highlife; said no one ever! ...  read more

 
Take Advantage of Your Player's Potential
America's Bookie Jun 10, 2019  

 

Sports gambling has changed over the past few years and changed quite drastically. There once was a day when gamblers did one of two things, they either called their corner bookie, or they flew to Las Vegas. Those days ...  read more

 
Mike Handzelek's NBA Finals Analysis/Review
Point Shaver Handzelek Jun 7, 2019  
Wednesday, June 05, 2019 Toronto Raptors vs. Golden State Warriors (NBA) - 9:07 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Point Spread: 4.5/-110 Toronto Raptors Rating: 8* Mike's NBA Finals Game 3 Pointspread Winner (WIN) There's not too much difference from Game 2 besides home court advantage & Golden State getting more hobbled (Klay Thompson). Siakam (4-for-18) will have a redemption game as we lo ...  read more
 
2019 NHL Stanley Cup Series
America's Bookie May 27, 2019  

 

The Stanley Cup Finals are here!

 

This year’s Stanley Cup Finals will feature the Boston Bruins out of t ...  read more

 
Jeff's 144th Preakness Stakes (G1) Free Selection
Jeff Hochman May 18, 2019  
I'm playing #7 Alwaysmining for Win, Place, and Show in the #PreaknessStakes on Saturday. Morning Line is 8/1. Should be around half that by post time. This is a very talented Colt with some of the best speed figures in the field. Loves Maryland and should be right up there from start to finish. After getting screwed in the Kentucky Derby with Maximum Security getting disqualified, you might say t ...  read more
 
NBA Playoffs Series Odds
America's Bookie May 8, 2019  

 

The NBA playoffs have moved to the top of the betting board and no betting venue offers more options to wager on the games than online sportsbooks. As ...  read more

 
Mike Handzelek's 1st NBA Play Of The Year & Kentucky Derby Analysis/Review/Notes
Point Shaver Handzelek May 7, 2019  
Saturday, May 04, 2019 Golden State Warriors vs. Houston Rockets (NBA) - 8:35 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -160 Houston Rockets Rating: 9* 1st NBA Play Of Year With Kentucky Derby Big Payouts (WIN) For those with short memories, these are still the same 2 teams with close to the same talent as last year when Houston led this series 3 games to 2 after 5 games. Now they find t ...  read more
 
Betting Hockey Props - NHL Playoffs
America's Bookie Apr 24, 2019  

Every hockey fan loves when the NHL playoffs roll around. Even casual fans start to watch games and everyone loves getting down some action. One of the growing betting markets in hockey are prop bets, which are much more exciting t ...  read more

 
How to Handle a Steam Player
America's Bookie Apr 16, 2019  

Steam players are those guys that we love to hate, they are an infliction on business and then out of nowhere, they are a business boon. The problem is knowing what to do with them, knowing how to handle them and knowing whether or ...  read more

 
Mike Handzelek's Final 4 Analysis/Review
Point Shaver Handzelek Apr 11, 2019  
Monday, April 08, 2019 Texas Tech vs. Virgina (NCAAB) - 9:20 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Point Spread: 1.5/-106 Texas Tech Rating: 8* Mike's CBB National Champ Everlaster (LOSS) These 2 have their legitimate reasons why they could be labeled as the team of destiny. However, I feel the dog will have its day!Yes, these 2 have their similarities. They are both in the top 5 in the country ...  read more
 
NCAA Championship Game - Why Virginia Wins this Game
America's Bookie Apr 8, 2019  

The Virginia Cavaliers come into this game with a chip on their shoulder and it’s been there since 1984! This team has come oh so close so many times and it has taken 35 long brutal years to get back to business. They want th ...  read more

 
March Madness - Betting the Final Four
America's Bookie Apr 5, 2019  

 

This year’s NCAA Tournament in men’s basketball pretty much went chalk through the opening two rounds. All four No. 1 seeds advanced to t ...  read more

 
Mike Handzelek's March Madness Sweet 16/Elite 8 GOY Analysis/Review
Point Shaver Handzelek Apr 1, 2019  
Sunday, March 31, 2019 Auburn vs. Kentucky (NCAAB) - 2:20 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Point Spread: 4.5/-110 Auburn Rating: 10* Mike's March Madness Game Of The Year (WIN) Too many people are pointing toward the last time these 2 hooked up with Kentucky cruising 80-53 @ Rupp Arena (the Tigers shot a miserable 32.8%). Some others shine their light directly @ the 6'8" star sophomore Chum ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's First 2 Rounds Of March Madness Analysis/Review
Point Shaver Handzelek Mar 25, 2019  
Sunday, March 24, 2019 Buffalo vs. Texas Tech (NCAAB) - 6:10 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Point Spread: 4/-110 Buffalo Rating: 8* Mike's Sunday X's & O's Sweet 16 Qualifier (1st Loss) Here's your classic good defense (Texas Tech yields just 59.2 PPG) versus excellent offense (Buffalo averages 84.9) matchup. Buffalo's offensive average is 3rd in the nation behind Gonzaga (88.6) & North C ...  read more
 
How to Bet On Sports - College Basketball Conference Tournaments
America's Bookie Mar 14, 2019  

 

There is no doubt that most of the madness in March surrounds the sheer excitement of betting on the annual NCAA Tournament. A field of 68 teams takes aim at winning a national championship, but in the end only one ...  read more

 
Jeff's 2019 MLB Predictions & Awards
Jeff Hochman Mar 8, 2019  
AL EAST


1) New York Yankees (97-65)

2) Boston Red Sox (89-73) WILD CARD

3) Tampa Bay Rays (85-77) WILD CARD

4) Toronto Blue Jays (76-86)

5) Baltimore Orioles (59-103)


AL Central


1) Cleveland Indians (97-65)

2) Mi ...  read more
 
2019 NL Best Bet for Baseball
Mike Anthony Mar 5, 2019  
Look for 2nd year manager Dave Martinez to have a big season for the Washington Nationals. Washington slumped to 82-80 last year, its worst mark since 2011. The Nats have still yet to get past the NLDS since moving to Washington despite arguably having the best team in the majors in a couple of those four seasons. Washington opens the regular season March 28th at home vs. the rival Met ...  read more
 
Jeff's Top 5 MLB Left-handed Starting Pitchers age 27 or Younger
Jeff Hochman Feb 25, 2019  
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. Here are my Top 5 Left-handed starting pitchers age 27 or younger going forward for the 2019 MLB season.


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A Solid Database Situational Query
John Ryan Feb 14, 2019  
I have created well over 1,100 algorithms in the past year and when I work on them via the Python code I find my mind thinking of providing insight for new bettors given the new age of legalized sports gambling. These abstracts will also be helpful to the new student of database queries utilizing SQL, Python, MYSQL technologies and others. Last, In future articles, I will discuss machine learning ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's Super Bowl Hot Points ATS Play
Point Shaver Handzelek Feb 10, 2019  
Sunday, February 03, 2019 New England Patriots vs. Los Angeles Rams (NFL) 6:30 PM EST Los Angeles Rams Premium Pick Play Title: Mike's Super Bowl Hot Points ATS Play Play Selected: Point Spread: 2.5/100 Rating: 9* (LOSS??) Analysis: Do the Patriots have the better QB with more experience? Sure! Does New England have the best HC with that same experience advantage ...  read more
 
Super Bowl LIII - Patriots Vs. Rams, Betting the Total
America's Bookie Feb 2, 2019  

The Los Angeles Rams are facing their biggest battle to date and unfortunately for them, it’s the New England Patriots. The patriots have done it again and although many folks would have loved for someone else to make it this ...  read more

 
Mike Handzelek's NFL Championship Round Analysis/Review
Point Shaver Handzelek Jan 24, 2019  
Sunday, January 20, 2019 New England Patriots vs. Kansas City Chiefs (NFL) - 6:40 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -155 Kansas City Chiefs Rating: 10* Mike's NFL Playoffs Game Of The Year (LOSS) This matchup certainly has that Jon Q Public & even some sharps look ALL over Brady & the Patriots based on experience & performance. Well men, let them go! For those with short memories ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's NFL Divisional Round Analysis & Review
Point Shaver Handzelek Jan 16, 2019  
Sunday, January 13, 2019 Los Angeles Chargers vs. New England Patriots (NFL) - 1:05 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -190 New England Patriots Rating: 10* Mike's NFL Public Missed Perception Play (WIN) There's been major money rolling in from Jon Q Public AND the mushes all this week since they're 8-1 SU on the road to date. However, where's the really important streaks here? Th ...  read more
 
2019 NFL Divisional Round Fantasy Sleepers and Discussion Points
John Ryan Jan 11, 2019  
The Divisional Round of the 2018 NFL season starts this weekend with some exciting matchups to enjoy. It is also a time to take advantage of some true bargains as identified by the Machine Learning Math (MLM) that will serve to help optimize your fantasy teams and hopefully get you big prize money too. Identifying bargains up near open-ended point ceilings is the key to any winning roster, both in ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's NFL Wild Cards & CFB National Championship Analysis/Review
Point Shaver Handzelek Jan 10, 2019  
Monday, January 07, 2019 Clemson vs. Alabama (NCAAF) - 8:00 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Point Spread: -5.5/-110 Alabama Rating: 8* Mike's CFB National Championship Playoff Winner (LOSS) Don't believe for 1 second that Alabama is suffering from fatigue. They still control the line of scrimmage. However, they did put it in cruise control with a 28-0 lead over the Sooners & coasted the r ...  read more
 
3 Must Know Ways to Get FREE Money from Your Sports Book
America's Bookie Jan 10, 2019  

 

For sports bettors, right now is one of the busiest times of the year and if you are not taking advantage of the great deals floating out there then you must do so now or be the loser in the end. There are fantasti ...  read more

 
Mike Handzelek's New Year's Day Bowls Analysis/Review/Notes
Point Shaver Handzelek Jan 4, 2019  
Tuesday, January 01, 2019 Kentucky vs. Penn State (NCAAF) - 1:00 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -225 Penn State Rating: 10* Mike's CFB Bowl Game Of The Year (LOSS) This draws the end of the Trace McSorley era @ Penn State. He now faces a Kentucky defense that stresses physicality WITH a running game led by Miles Sanders who has 1,223 rushing yards & 9 TD's coming into this fra ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's CFB Middle Bowls Analysis/Review
Point Shaver Handzelek Dec 31, 2018  
Saturday, December 29, 2018 Arkansas State vs. Nevada (NCAAF) - 1:15 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -120 Nevada Rating: 9* Mike's CFB Bowl Earlybird Dependable (WIN) Look for Nevada to come into this feeling there's some unfinished business at hand. In their season finale, it appeared they were going to win 5 straight with a safe 23-0 lead against their Fremont Cannon rival, the ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's NFL Game Of The Year Tricky Week 17 Analysis/Review/Notes/Look-Ahead
Point Shaver Handzelek Dec 31, 2018  
Sunday, December 30, 2018 Atlanta Falcons vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (NFL) - 1:00 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -135 Atlanta Falcons Rating: 9* Mike's NFL Earlybird Dependable (WIN) Make no mistake that Dirty Birds' QB Matt Ryan has owned the Buccaneers of late winning 4 straight. Bucs' QB Jameis Winston's 15/12 TD/INT ratio fails on comparison to Ryan who chimes in with a nift ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's NFL Game Of The Year Tricky Week 17 Analysis/Review/Notes/Look-Ahead
Point Shaver Handzelek Dec 31, 2018  
Sunday, December 30, 2018 Atlanta Falcons vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (NFL) - 1:00 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -135 Atlanta Falcons Rating: 9* Mike's NFL Earlybird Dependable (WIN) Make no mistake that Dirty Birds' QB Matt Ryan has owned the Buccaneers of late winning 4 straight. Bucs' QB Jameis Winston's 15/12 TD/INT ratio fails on comparison to Ryan who chimes in with a nift ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's NFL Week 16 & CFB Bowl Analysis/Review/Notes
Point Shaver Handzelek Dec 25, 2018  
Sunday, December 23, 2018 Kansas City Chiefs vs. Seattle Seahawks (NFL) - 8:20 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Point Spread: 1.0/-102 Seattle Seahawks Rating: 8* Mike's NFL Sunday Night Bailout Play (WIN) That Los Angeles Chargers' loss to Baltimore was more than BIG for Kansas City. All they have to do now is beat Oakland @ home next week regardless of this outcome since they own the tieb ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's CFB Frisco Kid Live Baller Play & Boca Raton Bowl Review
Point Shaver Handzelek Dec 19, 2018  
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 Ohio vs. San Diego State (NCAAF) 8:00 PM EST San Diego State Premium Pick Pinnacle Play Title: Mike's Frisco Kid Live Baller Play (LOSS) Play Selected: Point Spread: 2.5/101 Rating: 8* Analysis: Am I speaking about HC Frank Solich (14th yr-longest tenured HC in MAC) & his Ohio U. Bobcats here? No, not this time. All the mushes who are on those Bobcats will be f ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's Opening Bowl Season Analysis/Review/Notes
Point Shaver Handzelek Dec 17, 2018  
Saturday, December 15, 2018 Arizona State vs. Fresno State (NCAAF) - 3:30 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -207 Fresno State Rating: 10* Mike's 1st Smiling Cobra 10 Star College Bowler (WIN) There's one big playmaker that HC Herm Edwards doesn't have for this one. He's none other than WR N'Keal Harry (73 receptions for 1,088 receiving yards & 9 TD's) whose guarding his stock for ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's NFL Week 15 Analysis/Review/Notes
Point Shaver Handzelek Dec 17, 2018  
Sunday, December 16, 2018 Dallas Cowboys vs. Indianapolis Colts (NFL) - 1:00 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -160 Indianapolis Colts Rating: 9* Mike's NFL Public Missed Perception Play (WIN) What? We're going against one of the hottest teams in the Cowboys who are winners of 5 straight SU? Yep, there's a good reason for it. I believe in new HC Frank Reich & how he's resurrected ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's NFL Week 14 Analysis/Review/Notes
Point Shaver Handzelek Dec 13, 2018  
Sunday, December 09, 2018 Atlanta Falcons vs. Green Bay Packers (NFL) - 1:00 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -178 Green Bay Packers Rating: 8* Mike's NFL Ugly Pig Game Of The Week (WIN) Look for us to get off the snide on this "Ugly Pig" as we head to frozen tundra @ Lambeau Field. If those of you don't remember, it was just 2 short years ago that the Falcons dismantled the Pac ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's CBB Recruitment Battle Royale Analysis/Review/Notes
Point Shaver Handzelek Dec 7, 2018  
Thursday, December 06, 2018 Iowa State vs. Iowa (NCAAB) - 8:00 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Point Spread: 2.5/-108 Iowa Rating: 7* Mike's Thursday Night CBB Recruitment Battle Royale (WIN) Even though it's still early in the season, count on this to be a war for the state's top recruits. The Cyclones own the better record @ 7-1 SU coming into this annual Cy-Hawk series but haven't been ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's CFB Week 14 Analysis/Review/Notes
Point Shaver Handzelek Dec 4, 2018  
Saturday, December 01, 2018 Memphis vs. Central Florida (NCAAF) - 3:30 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Point Spread: 3.0/-104 Memphis Rating: 9* Mike's 9* CFB Public Missed Perception Play (LOSS) Wow! UCF hasn't lost a game since a game since a 48-31 loss to South Florida back in 2016. That was then & this is now! What's now is they'll be in action without the services of brilliant triple- ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's NFL Week 13 Analysis/Review/Notes
Point Shaver Handzelek Dec 4, 2018  
Sunday, December 02, 2018 Baltimore Ravens vs. Atlanta Falcons (NFL) - 1:00 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Point Spread: 2.5/-103 Baltimore Ravens Rating: 8* Mike's NFL Earlybird Dependable (WIN) The difference here is Baltimore's rookie QB Lamar Jackson. With Flacco, the Ravens struggled with balance in the middle of the season. In Jackson's 1st 2 games as a starter, his team has rushed ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's NFL Week 12 Analysis & Review
Point Shaver Handzelek Nov 26, 2018  
Sunday, November 25, 2018 Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Buffalo Bills (NFL) - 1:00 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Point Spread: 3.0/-105 Buffalo Bills Rating: 10* Mike's 10* NFL Earlybird Dependable (WIN) This Jacksonville team is NOT the same team that's defense dominated last season. In 10 games thus far, they've given up 100 or more rushing yards 6 times including 206 to the Cowboys. While ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's CFB Week 13 Analysis & Review
Point Shaver Handzelek Nov 26, 2018  
Saturday, November 24, 2018 Utah State vs. Boise State (NCAAF) - 10:15 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -132 Boise State Rating: 8* Mike's CFB Saturday Night Bailout Play (WIN) Accolades to the Aggies for achieving their 10 consecutive SU win last week versus Colorado State. The narrow 29-24 triumph in Fort Collins (but lost ATS as 29-point chalk) broke the school's 9-game win s ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's NFL Week 11 Analysis & Review
Point Shaver Handzelek Nov 19, 2018  
Thursday, November 15, 2018 Green Bay Packers vs. Seattle Seahawks (NFL) - 8:20 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -159 Seattle Seahawks Rating: 8* Mike's NFL Thursday Playoff Eliminator (WIN) The loser of this game could pretty much think about next year. There's plenty of motivation with the home-standing Seahawks. The past 3 seasons we've seen Green Bay win 17-9, 38-10 & 27-17. ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's Week 12 CFB Analysis & Review
Point Shaver Handzelek Nov 19, 2018  
Saturday, November 17, 2018 Syracuse vs. Notre Dame (NCAAF) - 2:30 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Point Spread: 10.5/-110 Syracuse Rating: 8* Mike's CFB Earlybird Dependable (LOSS) Third-ranked Notre Dame (10-0 SU) is pulling out ALL the stops to try & steal some of the Syracuse fan base from the New York/New Jersey area. They went as far as donning pinstripe pants & throwing some pinstri ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's NFL Week 10 Sunday Analysis/Review/Notes/Look-Aheads
Point Shaver Handzelek Nov 15, 2018  
Sunday, November 11, 2018 New Orleans Saints vs. Cincinnati Bengals (NFL) - 1:00 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Point Spread: 6.0/-110 Cincinnati Bengals Rating: 7* Mike's NFL Earlybird (LOSS) This is NOT the mushes week! It started Thursday as we had Pittsburgh while the mushes LOADED up on Carolina. It continues today! This seems like a fishy game since the New Orleans high-powered offe ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's Week 11 CFB Analysis/Review/Notes/Look-Aheads
Point Shaver Handzelek Nov 15, 2018  
Saturday, November 10, 2018 Bowling Green vs. Central Michigan (NCAAF) - 3:00 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Point Spread: 7.5/-110 Bowling Green Rating: 7* Mike's CFB Earlybird (WIN) Our first game of the betting day looks @ 2 bottom dwellers in the MAC. It's been a struggling year for HC Mike Jinks (3rd-season) going 1-8 SU thus far. With games left @ Akron & home versus Buffalo, I beli ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's Week 10 NFL Special Thursday Edition
Point Shaver Handzelek Nov 12, 2018  
Thursday, November 08, 2018 Carolina Panthers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL) - 8:20 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -175 Pittsburgh Steelers Rating: 8* Mike's Thursday Night Reliable Systems Play (WIN) The Carolina Panthers are a definite PLAY AGAINST team for us! Not only do they fit my decades old exhaustion road system, but they've lost @ 2 winning teams they faced losing in ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's Week 9 NFL Analysis/Review/Notes/Look-Aheads
Point Shaver Handzelek Nov 8, 2018  
Monday, November 05, 2018 Tennessee Titans vs. Dallas Cowboys (NFL) - 8:15 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -208 Dallas Cowboys Rating: 7* Mike's Monday Night Football Smart Play (LOSS) Don't get me wrong because I was searching for the right reasons to take the Titans & the points. My search finally turned up futile! I know the Cowboys JUST obtained WR Amari Cooper from the Rai ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's Week 10 CFB Analysis/Review/Notes/Look-Aheads
Point Shaver Handzelek Nov 7, 2018  
Saturday, November 03, 2018 Air Force vs. Army (NCAAF) - 12:00 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Point Spread: 7.0/-125 Air Force Rating: 8* Mike's CFB Earlybird Dependable (WIN) I feel this one is sizing up to be a real dandy! Both teams' offense & defense are hard to separate by numbers. The Commander-In-Chief Trophy will go to Air Force (would be their 5th this decade) with a SU win. Thes ...  read more
 
Betting the Second Half Season Total Line
America's Bookie Nov 7, 2018  

The first half of this year’s NFL regular season has gone by in a blink of an eye. Week 10’s schedule marks the official kickoff of the race to the NFL playoffs in a quest to win this year’s Super Bowl title. Team ...  read more

 
Jeff's Breeders Cup Spot Plays for Saturday
Jeff Hochman Nov 2, 2018  
Dirt Mile (Post Time: 1:16 PM E)

#10 Catalina Cruiser (Win and Place) ML: 8/5

Four career starts. Never lost. Three straight Beyer figures over 100. Trainer John Sadler is 4-for-13 (31%) when stretching out in graded company. This horse is the class of the field. Emerging star. Great post. Will be a short price but should win easily. Best bet of the day!
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Mike Handzelek's NFL Week 8 Analysis/Review/Notes/Look-Aheads
Point Shaver Handzelek Nov 1, 2018  
Monday, October 29, 2018 New England Patriots vs. Buffalo Bills (NFL) - 8:15 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Point Spread: 14.0/-115 Buffalo Bills Rating: 8* Mike's MNF Bailout Play (LOSS) I've heard a ton of mushes buzzing about how the Colts smashed the Bills 37-5 so what is New England going to do? In the inconsistent NFL (stands for Not For Long), you can't fall in love with teams. Yo ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's CFB Week 9 Analysis/Review/Notes/Look-Aheads
Point Shaver Handzelek Oct 31, 2018  
Saturday, October 27, 2018 Iowa vs. Penn State (NCAAF) - 3:30 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Point Spread: 5.5/-106 Iowa Rating: 8* Mike's CFB Earlybird Dependable (WIN OFF BUY) Guys, before I get into ANY plays this week, I'd like to get something straight. I'm NOT a traditional handicapper that's shy of wanting to evolve over the years. Unlike traditional handicapping, new concepts D ...  read more
 
Westgate Super Contest Week 8 and Behavioral Forecasting
John Ryan Oct 31, 2018  
The Westgate Super Contest Week 8 Results John Ryan Sports @JohnRyanSports1 Each week during the NFL season, I extract all of the plays selected by the 3,152 entries in the Westgate Super Contest. I have used the data to assemble consensus wagering and to provide a bit of a litmus test for public betting sentiment. This past week, the Super Contest Top-5 went 5-0 ATS led by GB cov ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's MLB Analysis/Review/Notes/Look-Aheads
Point Shaver Handzelek Oct 28, 2018  
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Boston Red Sox (MLB) - 8:09 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -139 Boston Red Sox Rating: 8* Mike's MLB Managerial Mover (WIN) It looks pretty evident that Boston Manager Joey Cora has Dave Roberts eating out of his hand. He's knows how to make moves to force Roberts to exhaust his fielding lineup early on limiting his mov ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's NFL Week 7 Analysis/Review/Notes/Look-Aheads
Point Shaver Handzelek Oct 25, 2018  
Sunday, October 21, 2018 Carolina Panthers vs. Philadelphia Eagles (NFL) - 1:00 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -231 Philadelphia Eagles Rating: 8* Mike's NFL Earlybird Dependable (LOSS) I'm not buying spring back at all on the part of Carolina! It also looks like Eagles' QB has brought back the crowd chant of "Wenzyl-vania" once again after 4 starts. Carson's numbers so far ar ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's CFB Week 8 Analysis/Review/Notes/Look-Aheads
Point Shaver Handzelek Oct 24, 2018  
Saturday, October 20, 2018 Auburn vs. Mississippi (NCAAF) - 12:00 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -175 Auburn Rating: 8* Mike's CFB Earlybird (WIN) HC Gus Malzahn's (in his 6th season with Tigers coming over from Arkansas State) have taken it on the chin thus far this season as they enter the weekend @ 4-3. They ran up 448 total yards last week versus coming-off-the-bye Tenness ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's NFL Week 6 Analysis/Review/Notes/Look-Aheads
Point Shaver Handzelek Oct 19, 2018  
Sunday, October 14, 2018 Carolina Panthers vs. Washington Redskins (NFL) - 1:00 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Point Spread: 1.5/-110 Washington Redskins Rating: 8* Mike's NFL Public Missed Perception Play (WIN) Guys, the Redskins aren't as bad as you saw on Prime Time Monday. How many NFL teams (Weeks 1 thru 5) have faced the Saints with their 1-2 punch (Mark Ingram-Alvin Kamara) 100% he ...  read more
 
BUY THE HALF POINT IN FOOTBALL and PROS AND CONS
America's Bookie Oct 19, 2018  

 

The 2018 football season is in the thick of things and as bettors, we must be creative. We have to think long term, bottom line and bankroll. In order to keep the money rolling in and to keep the bankroll flowing, we mu ...  read more

 
Mike Handzelek's CFB Week 7 Analysis/Review/Notes/Look-Aheads
Point Shaver Handzelek Oct 17, 2018  
Saturday, October 13, 2018 Toledo vs. Eastern Michigan (NCAAF) - 12:00 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -135 Toledo Rating: 6* Mike's Saturday CFB Earlybird (LOSS) HC Jason Candle's is now in his 3rd season (lost to Appalachian State 2 consecutive years in a bowl since coming here) & has been pretty much successful going 24-9 SU to date. Candle ended Toledo's 13-year MAC drou ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's NFL Week 5 Analysis/Review/Notes/Look-Aheads
Point Shaver Handzelek Oct 12, 2018  
Sunday, October 07, 2018 Tennessee Titans vs. Buffalo Bills (NFL) - 1:00 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Point Spread: 5.5/-105 Buffalo Bills Rating: 8* Mike's NFL Public Missed Perception Play (WIN) The Bills may be just 1-3 SU but have definitely taken on 4 playoff teams in a row to start the season. For this matchup, I give them a strong situational edge. The Titans not only have lost 7 ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's CFB Week 6 Analysis/Review/Notes-Look Aheads
Point Shaver Handzelek Oct 10, 2018  
Saturday, October 06, 2018 LSU vs. Florida (NCAAF) - 3:30 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -125 LSU Rating: 8* Mike's CFB Earlybird Dependable (LOSS)

Yep, I'm glad the mushes are on Florida this week. Regardless of venue, this should be an "in the trenches" type SEC game. The difference here has to be the strength of schedule. Even though the Gators are 9th in scoring defense ...  read more

 
MLB Playoffs - Understanding Odds:
America's Bookie Oct 5, 2018  

Sports wagering is a game that you play with money, it’s also an investment and if you think it’s not, then you must have so much money that you just don’t care! We all want to protect our money and we all want to win a pile of it. How can we do that? Very simple, be a great handi ...  read more

 
Mike Handzelek's Week 4 NFL Analysis/Review/Notes/Look-Aheads
Point Shaver Handzelek Oct 4, 2018  
Sunday, September 30, 2018 Baltimore Ravens vs. Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL) - 8:20 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Point Spread: 3.0/-115 Baltimore Ravens Rating: 7* Mike's X's & O's NFL Later Game Coaching Advantage Play (WIN) HC John Harbaugh did what he had to do to get his offense ready for this season. He brought in better receivers for QB Joe Flacco. What is a reflection of this? If yo ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's CFB Week 5 Analysis/Review/Notes
Point Shaver Handzelek Oct 2, 2018  
Saturday, September 29, 2018 Army vs. Buffalo (NCAAF) - 12:00 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Point Spread: 7.5/-101 Army Rating: 7* Mike's CFB Earlybird Dogger (WIN) All the mushes are praising Buffalo & their unblemished 4-0 SU record as we enter Week 5. HC Lance Leipold has been getting excellent performance out of his QB Tyree Jackson whose 15/3 TD/INT ratio is not too shabby. DC Jay ...  read more
 
Jeff's 2018-19 NHL Eastern Conference Spotlight Team
Jeff Hochman Sep 30, 2018  
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 now a six-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 in 2015 and ranked No. 1 in win percentage two s ...  read more
 
Session 1: Behavioral Forecasting in Wagering Trends
John Ryan Sep 27, 2018  
The West Gate Super Contest and the smaller Gold contest attract many sports wager enthusiasts with increasing numbers of them with each passing year. With the increase in entrants, comes even more data that I can extract and scrape and organize so I can then perform what is commonly called Behavioral Forecasting among my circle of data scientist colleagues. More on this later and in the weeks ahe ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's NFL Week 3 Analysis/Review/Notes
Point Shaver Handzelek Sep 26, 2018  
Sunday, September 23, 2018 Denver Broncos vs. Baltimore Ravens (NFL) - 1:00 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -220 Baltimore Ravens Rating: 7* Mike's NFL Early Chalker (WIN) I seriously don't believe we saw the best out of Baltimore on the short week versus Cincinnati. However, I do believe we'll see their "A" game here versus Denver. The Broncos are playing above their means & n ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's CFB Week 4 Analysis/Review/Notes
Point Shaver Handzelek Sep 24, 2018  
Saturday, September 22, 2018 Minnesota vs. Maryland (NCAAF) - 12:00 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Point Spread: 2.5/102 Minnesota Rating: 8* Mike's CFB Earlybird Dependable (LOSS) For those with short memories, it was current Minnesota HC P.J. Fleck who grabbed 1 win in 12 games in his initial season @ Western Michigan before he grabbed 8 in year 2. In his last season there, (his 4th ...  read more
 
Jeff's 2018-19 NHL Western Conference Spotlight Team
Jeff Hochman Sep 24, 2018  
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 now a six-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 in 2015 and ranked No. 1 in win percentage two s ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's NFL Week 2 Analysis/Review/Notes/Look-Aheads
Point Shaver Handzelek Sep 19, 2018  
Sunday, September 16, 2018 Carolina Panthers vs. Atlanta Falcons (NFL) - 1:00 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -240 Atlanta Falcons Rating: 7* Mike's NFL Earlybird Dependable (WIN) Let's not over-react to the Falcons loss @ Philadelphia Thursday. Their defense limited the Super Bowl champs to 232 total yards. Remember, the Dirty Birds are home now in their division. That's bee ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's Week 3 CFB Analysis/Review
Point Shaver Handzelek Sep 16, 2018  
Saturday, September 15, 2018 Duke vs. Baylor (NCAAF) - 3:30 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Point Spread: 4.5/-115 Duke Rating: 7* Mike's 3rd Live Dog Of The Week Win Guys, let's not under-estimate HC David Cutcliffe (came over from Ole Miss) has done since coming to Durham 11 years ago. He's responsible for getting Duke out of that ACC doormat status for sure as they've had a winning seas ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's CFB Week 2 Analysis, Review & Notes
Point Shaver Handzelek Sep 11, 2018  
Saturday, September 08, 2018 California vs. BYU (NCAAF) - 10:15 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: 147 California Rating: 9* Mike's CFB ML Underdog Game Of The Week (WIN) Don't be fooled by the close score last week in Berkeley! Justin Wilcox & his Golden Bears are loaded this season. Despite Wilcox shuffling QB's (mainly Ross Bowers & Chase Garbers), Cal is returning 10 starters ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's NFL Week 1 Analysis/Review/Notes
Point Shaver Handzelek Sep 11, 2018  
Sunday, September 09, 2018 Buffalo Bills vs. Baltimore Ravens (NFL) - 1:00 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Point Spread: -7.5/-109 Baltimore Ravens Rating: 7* Mike's NFL Earlybird Dependable (WIN) Yes, this is the 2nd Harbaugh pick in consecutive weeks. Unlike younger brother Jim, I believe John gets his team fully prepared AND motivated. I can't see new DC Don Martindale (former LB coach) ...  read more
 
NFL Week 1 - Monday Night Football
America's Bookie Sep 10, 2018  

 

A tradition since 2006, the NFL schedules two Week 1 games to enjoy on Monday Night, and this season we have two very interesting ones. The opener has the Detroit Lions hosting the New York Jets with the Oakland Ra ...  read more

 
Mike Handzelek's CFB Week 1 Analysis/Review/Notes
Point Shaver Handzelek Sep 6, 2018  
Saturday, September 01, 2018 Michigan vs. Notre Dame (NCAAF) - 7:30 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Point Spread: 1.5/-110 Michigan Rating: 8* Mike's True Competitor (Loss) I feel the wrong team is favored here! Michigan returns a very solid 9 on defense & those are a talented 9. Look for Irish turnovers after the early adrenalin clears & that's when the Maise N' Blue takes control against ...  read more
 
Jeff's 2018-19 NFL Season Predictions
Jeff Hochman Sep 4, 2018  
AFC East


New England Patriots (11-5)

Miami Dolphins (8-8)

New York Jets (6-10)

Buffalo Bills (3-13)


AFC North


Pittsburgh Steelers (11-5)

Baltimore Ravens (10-6) WILD CARD

Cincinnati Bengals (8-8)

Cleveland Browns (6-10)


A ...  read more
 
Dates to Circle on the 2018 NFL Schedule
America's Bookie Aug 21, 2018  

There are no bad weeks in the NFL, although Thursday Night Football has seen some serious duds in recent years. We all love the NFL so much because one game has such meaning, add the adage “Any Given Sunday” and there&r ...  read more

 
Parlays - Successful Strategy or Bankroll Buster
America's Bookie Aug 10, 2018  

 

Other than straight bets, betting parlays has to top the list of popular sports bets. Most use parlays because you can win more with a smaller wager. For novice bettors who are unsure exactly what a parlay is, a pa ...  read more

 
Sean's College Football Team Win Totals
Sean Higgs Aug 9, 2018  
OK everyone .. College Kicks off August 25th. -

here are some Over/ Under Team Totals I am interested in.

UNDER Rutgers

UNDER Central Michigan

UNDER Oklahoma (Favorite Under)

UNDER Baylor

UNDER Texas Tech

UNDER Arizona State

UNDER Notre Dame

UNDER Bowling Green

UNDER Oregon State

UNDER Missouri

OVER Western Kentucky

OV ...  read more

 
Betting the NFL Preseason in 2018
Jeff Hochman Aug 1, 2018  
Betting the NFL Preseason in 2018


by Jeff Hochman (JH-Sportsline)


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 2nd, 2018, the Baltimore Ravens and Chicago Bears will kick-off the preseason at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio. The game starts at 8 ...  read more
 
Reasons To Bet Pre-Season Football by Joe D'Amico
Joe D'Amico Jul 29, 2018  
Reasons To Bet Pre-Season Football by Joe D'Amico Years ago, it was just those in need of betting football because they haven’t been able to bet in it in nearly 6 months, that would bet exhibition football. However, there are a few hidden gems in pre-season play that you can take advantage of. And, if you're disciplined, you can go into the regular season with a bankroll. When betting NFLX, th ...  read more
 
Is Alabama a Good Bet in 2018
America's Bookie Jul 24, 2018  

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Baseball’s second half
Frank Jordan Jul 20, 2018  
In the American League it appears it was all but wrapped up with the Yankees, Red Sox, Indians, Astros and Mariners making the playoffs, however Oakland has made a push just 3.5 games back of Seattle for that second wildcard. That race out West should be an enjoyment to watch in the second half with more pressure as one gets in and one goes home. The other race to watch is the AL East to see if Bo ...  read more
 
ALL – Star Snub
Frank Jordan Jul 14, 2018  
Blake Snell has had a great first half and despite being named as a replacement for the injured Corey Kluber he had good enough numbers to make it the first time around. Eight starters were named to the All-Star most with good enough stats to be named ahead of Snell. Louis Severino was a lock, and a chance to start with a league leading 14 wins against two losses, a 2.31 ERA, 144 strikeouts and 1. ...  read more
 
Where the Math was Right and Wrong
John Ryan Jul 11, 2018  
Where The Math was right and Where it was Wrong • July 10, 2018 MLB Review • THREE 7-Star wagers and 2-1 result for a net gain of 1.00 units. • MLB 10-Star plays 8-3 or $4,950.00 based on $100 per ‘star’ unit wager. • MLB 2018 7-Star 43-40 and 5.82 units x $700 = $4,074 • MLB 2018 5-Star 10-5 and 7.60 units x $500 = $3,800 MLB Overall 2018 $12,824.00 • 7-Star wager on the OVER in the M ...  read more
 
1st Half Baseball - Best and Quickest way to Win Big
America's Bookie Jun 21, 2018  

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Value in Dodgers as They Right the Ship
America's Bookie May 31, 2018  

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Vegas Golden Knights Story of the Year
America's Bookie May 21, 2018  

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New SEC Coaches for 2018
Cajun Sports May 21, 2018  
The Southeastern Conference sits atop the college football world with Alabama claiming another National Championship defeating fellow SEC foe Georgia in overtime. It has been a year of change for the SEC and in this article we take a look at the new head coaches across the SEC landscape. Leading into the 2016 National Championship Game you heard a chorus of pundits stating the SEC is no longe ...  read more
 
Warriors vs Rockets A Western Conference NBA Finals
Mike Anthony May 15, 2018  

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Warriors looking Like Same Old Warriors - Fearless Unbeatable
America's Bookie May 8, 2018  

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Basketball Betting - NBA Round Two Fired Up
America's Bookie Apr 30, 2018  

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Mike Handzelek's End Of April MLB Analysis & Review
Point Shaver Handzelek Apr 29, 2018  
Saturday, April 28, 2018 Cincinnati Reds vs. Minnesota Twins (MLB) - 2:10 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -144 Minnesota Twins Pick Title: 9 Star Streak's Over Play Of The Day (WIN) Yes, the Minnesota Twins have lost 8 straight. But they'll be starting anew streak after today! The Reds are no strangers to the cellar of the NL Central. Even though they're coming off a 15-run perf ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's NBA Playoff Analysis/Review
Point Shaver Handzelek Apr 28, 2018  
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 Miami Heat vs. Philadelphia 76ers (NBA) - 8:00 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Point Spread: 10.0/-107 Miami Heat Pick Title: Mike's 1st NBA Smiling Cobra Play Of Year (WIN OFF BUY) It's not often where you'll find a good defensive team getting double-digits. Approaching this elimination game (for Miami) has its advantages. The missed perception of this game by th ...  read more
 
Mike's First MLB Picks Of The Season Analysis & Review
Point Shaver Handzelek Apr 23, 2018  
Cleveland Indians vs. Baltimore Orioles (MLB) - 1:05 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -233 Cleveland Indians Pick Title: 9 Star Every Dog Not Necessarily Has Their Day (WIN) Tracking the Orioles since I was 5 has become a habit. But I've found that there's only a few AL teams who have been a thorn in their side @ Camden Yards since its inception in 92'. One of those teams is the C ...  read more
 
Bad shooting by team leaders in the NBA Playoffs
John Ryan Apr 21, 2018  
Last night, April 18, 2018, the Houston Rockets defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves by 20 points 102-82 and covered the 10.5 line too. However, James Hardin had a horrid night scoring just 12 points on 2-for-18 shooting. Chris Paul picked up his game scoring 27 points with 8 assists to mask Hardin’s weak performance. Over the past 20 years in the NBA playoffs there have been three other t ...  read more
 
NHL Playoffs Thursday - Capitals vs. Blue Jackets
America's Bookie Apr 19, 2018  

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LA Kings at Vegas Golden Knights - Where is the value?
America's Bookie Apr 11, 2018  

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2018 NFL Draft
TJ Masterline Apr 11, 2018  
Out of forty four million males in the United States between the ages of twenty and forty, there are approximately fifteen capable of sustaining reasonably high level Quarterback play in the National Football League. There are thirty two teams.

Consider: In the past two drafts, five of the six Quarterbacks selected in the first round were by teams that traded up to get them. Two teams have a ...  read more

 
CBB Ntl. Championship Review -TV Network Botches Post-Game Analysis
Point Shaver Handzelek Apr 7, 2018  
Monday, April 02, 2018 Michigan vs. Villanova (NCAAB) - 9:20 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Point Spread: -7.0/-103 Villanova Pick Title: 8 Star CBB National Championship (WIN) It's really catching! First the Philadelphia Eagles & then the Villanova Wildcats. Guess what? The 76ers aren't that far off. I like what HC Jay Wright has done with his team. Everyone talks about how Michigan has w ...  read more
 
Your American League and National League Team Win Totals from Sean Higgs
Sean Higgs Mar 28, 2018  
Ok.. March Madness might be underway with February Conference Tournaments. But MLB totals are up. (originally posted on Feb. 28th)

MLB starts this Thursday!

These are my favorites.

OVER White Sox 68.5

UNDER Yankees 93.5

OVER Nationals 91.5

OVER Brewers 81.5

UNDER Pirates 76.5

If you like daily betting, then you must get on my MLB pa ...  read more

 
Jeff's 2018 MLB Predictions and Awards
Jeff Hochman Mar 28, 2018  
AL EAST


1) New York Yankees (97-65)

2) Boston Red Sox (89-73) WILD CARD

3) Tampa Bay Rays (80-82)

4) Toronto Blue Jays (79-83)

5) Baltimore Orioles (69-93)


AL Central


1) Cleveland Indians (97-65)

2) Minnesota Tw ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's March Madness Opening Week Analysis/Review
Point Shaver Handzelek Mar 19, 2018  
Sunday, March 18, 2018 Florida State vs. Xavier (NCAAB) - 8:40 PM EDT Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -236 Xavier Pick Title: 10 Star Strongest Play On The Board (LOSS) This would have been an ATS selection until we find the public super-heavy (91%) on the X-Men as well as finding Xavier (RPI ranked 3rd) 24-6-2 ATS the last 32 NCAA Tournament games & Florida State (RPI ranked 54th) jus ...  read more
 
Valspar Championship - Tiger Looking Sharp
America's Bookie Mar 9, 2018  

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Are the Houston Rockets the REAL DEAL
America's Bookie Mar 3, 2018  

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Missouri Valley Conference Tournament Seedings
Sean Higgs Feb 28, 2018  
Time for the Missouri Valley as we tip off here on March 1st.

No more Wichita. A new champion will rise from the MVC.

Seeds.

1 Loyola

2 Southern Illinois

3 Illinois State

4 Drake

5 Bradley

6 Indiana State

7 Missouri State

8 Evansville

9 Northern Iowa

10 Valpo

Schedule

March 1:

6 p.m.: No. 8 Eva ...  read more

 
MAAC tournament Schedule and Seeds
Sean Higgs Feb 28, 2018  
MAAC action tips off Thursday March 1. Let's jump in.

Seeds

1 Rider

2 Canisius

3 Niagara

4 Iona

5 Manhattan

6 Fairfield

7 Quinipiac

8 Monmouth

9 St Peter's

10 Sienna

11 Marist

How can you not take a shot with Iona +350 who have made 5 straight trips to the championship game.

Schedu ...  read more

 
Summit League Tournament Seeds and Schedule
Sean Higgs Feb 28, 2018  
Summit League action tips off March 3rd.

Seeds

1 South Dakota State

2 South Dakota

3 Denver

4 Ft Wayne

5 North Dakota State

6 Oral Roberts

7 Omaha

8 Western Illinois

Schedule

Quarterfinals March 3

Game 1: No. 8 Western Illinois vs. No. 1 South Dakota State, 7 p.m. ET

Game 2: No. 7 Omaha vs. No. 2 South Dakota, app ...  read more

 
Horizon League Tournament Seeding and Schedule
Sean Higgs Feb 28, 2018  
Time for the Horizon League. This tournament tips off Friday March 2nd.

Seeding

1 Northern Kentucky

2 Wright State

3 Ill-Chicago

4 Oakland

5 IUPUI

6 Milwaukee

7 Green Bay

8 Cleveland State

9 Youngstown State

10 Detroit

If you are looking to play it safe you say Northern Kentucky gets revenge over Wright St ...  read more

 
NEC tournament starts Wednesday the 28th.
Sean Higgs Feb 27, 2018  
Wagner was 14-4 in conference play. But for me, I am taking a shot with St Francis when the odds for the NEC Tournament come up.

1. Wagner vs. 8. Central Connecticut

2. Mount St. Mary’s vs. 7. Robert Morris

3. St. Francis PA vs. 6. FDU

4. LIU Brooklyn vs. 5. St. Francis-Brooklyn

 
Ohio Valley Tournament Seedings .. OVC kicks off Wednesday the 28th
Sean Higgs Feb 27, 2018  
Everyone will be on Murray State as they 14 in the Mid-Major power ratings. But let's not sleep on Belmont, equally strong. Racers 16-2, Bruins 15-3 in OVC play. If all plays out, they face off in the Championship Game. Belmont won the only meeting in January. Jacksonville State beat Belmont twice, but will see a 3rd game only if they are in the Finals. Austin Peay played with a chip on their shou ...  read more
 
Big 10 Conference Tournament Seedings - Tourney begins Wednesday the 28th.
Sean Higgs Feb 27, 2018  
Well. I really can't go out on a limb here. I think Michigan State and the Boilermakers are the top teams in the Big 10. But with that being said, I am going to take a flyer on NEBRASKA who has been a covering machine. Give me the Cornhuskers outside the box to pull the upset.

Big 10 Seeds.

1 Michigan State

2 Ohio State

3 Purdue

4 Nebraska

5 Michigan ...  read more

 
Down the Stretch they come in the NBA
Frank Jordan Feb 27, 2018  
Outlook of the East

There are a few scenarios that have changed the East for the playoff push in the final quarter of the regular season. Boston and Toronto stayed put with what they had at the trade deadline, Cleveland had a total shake up, Washington is holding course while Wall is on the mend, the Knicks are sinking without Porzingis, and the biggest move was made by Detroit landing Blake G ...  read more

 
Jeff's Top 3 MLB Left-handed Starters Age 27 or Younger
Jeff Hochman Feb 26, 2018  
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. This prestigious list featured Clayton Kershaw from his rookie season until he turned 28. Here are my Top 3 Left-handed st ...  read more
 
Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament Seeding..
Sean Higgs Feb 26, 2018  
I told you tournaments were breathing down our necks. Well.. It starts today, Monday.

ATLANTIC SUN

Seed

1 Fla Gulf Cst

2 Lipscomb

3 Jacksonville

4 NJIT

5 N Florida

6 Kennesaw St

7 Stetson

8 SC Upstate

I'm like the dogs in some of these first round games. Stetson, Jax, No Fla. --

 
Patriot League Conference Tournament Seeds
Sean Higgs Feb 26, 2018  
Who is ready for Tuesday Patriot League action?

PATRIOT LEAGUE

1 Bucknell

2 Colgate

3 Navy

4 Lehigh

5 Boston

6 Holy Cross

7 Lafayette

8 Loyola MD

9 Army

10 American

Bucknell the class of the league. Last year in the tournament, Holy Cross and Navy played a 49-42 game.. Under in play perhaps?

 
Big South Conference Tournament Seeding
Sean Higgs Feb 26, 2018  
Big South Tuesday tip-off

BIG SOUTH

1 NC-Asheville

2 Winthrop

3 Radford

4 Campbell

5 Liberty

6 Gard-Webb

7 High Point

8 Charleston Southern

9 Presbyterian

10 Longwood

NCA is top seed with home-court. 13-1 regular season. Radford ran them out of the building at home and hung tough at NCA. That should be the game to decide who g ...  read more

 
NFL 2017 year in review
Frank Jordan Feb 16, 2018  
Same old same old the Browns have the worst record in the league with an 0-16 mark, number one seeds met in the Super Bowl, and Tom Brady won an MVP award. Some things that are new…a quarterback caught a TD pass in the Super Bowl, the Eagles won the Super Bowl, and the Patriots lost it. With that loss, Brady is now 5-3 and the Patriots are 5-5. A surprising event or lack thereof, is that the Eagle ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's Super Bowl X's& O's--Analysis--Future Notes
Point Shaver Handzelek Feb 8, 2018  
Sunday, February 04, 2018 Philadelphia Eagles vs. New England Patriots (NFL) - 6:30 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Point Spread: 4.5/-105 Philadelphia Eagles Pick Title: Super Bowl X's & O's Analytics + Winner/Winning Props (WIN) Props (Won 4, Loss 0). There's no argument here that says HC Bill Belichick & QB Tom Brady rate the edge for Super Bowl LII based on talent & experience. And yes, ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's Super Bowl X's& O's--Analysis--Future Notes
Point Shaver Handzelek Feb 8, 2018  
Sunday, February 04, 2018 Philadelphia Eagles vs. New England Patriots (NFL) - 6:30 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Point Spread: 4.5/-105 Philadelphia Eagles Pick Title: Super Bowl X's & O's Analytics + Winner/Winning Props (WIN) Props (Won 4, Loss 0). There's no argument here that says HC Bill Belichick & QB Tom Brady rate the edge for Super Bowl LII based on talent & experience. And yes, ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's Early February CBB Analysis & Review
Point Shaver Handzelek Feb 7, 2018  
Saturday, February 03, 2018 Missouri State vs. Loyola Chicago (NCAAB) - 2:00 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Point Spread: -7.0/-110 Loyola Chicago Pick Title: 9 Star CBB Earlybird (WIN) The Ramblers were the pre-season pick for around 4th in the Missouri Valley Conference this season. It hasn't panned out quite that way. HC Porter Moser has Loyola of Chicago playing premium ball right now ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's NFL Championship Round Analysis/Review/Notes
Point Shaver Handzelek Jan 24, 2018  
Sunday, January 21, 2018 Jacksonville Jaguars vs. New England Patriots (NFL) - 3:05 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Point Spread: -7.5/-103 New England Patriots Pick Title: 9 Star AFC Championship Realer Dealer (LOSS) The Jaguars are in a championship game with NE? The last time this happened was 1996 when Bill Parcells (Drew Bledsoe @ QB) got a 47-yard fumble return from Otis Smith to beat ...  read more
 
Yards Per Point is a Great Data Metric
John Ryan Jan 22, 2018  
Yards Per Point Weekly Update Once again, the yards per point emtric clearly reflects the most efficient offensive, defensive, and overall teams this season. As the chart below shows, the Patriots and Jaguars are ranked First and second in the NFL respectfully. While the Eagles rank 4th and Vikings a distant 14th.

YPP shows us the exact efficiency of a team and also compares it ...  read more

 
Betting On Key NFL Football Playoff Numbers
America's Bookie Jan 20, 2018  

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Mike Handzelek's 12 Star Post-Season GOY Analysis/Review/Notes
Point Shaver Handzelek Jan 18, 2018  
Sunday, January 14, 2018 Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL) - 1:05 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -290 Pittsburgh Steelers Pick Title: 12 Star NFL Post-Season Game Of The Year (LOSS) Yes, there's no question that the Jaguars own the better defense that's already intercepted Ben Roethlisberger 5 times in their previous 30-9 win during a Week 5 meeting. But what h ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's CFB National Championship Games Analysis/Review/Notes
Point Shaver Handzelek Jan 9, 2018  
Monday, January 08, 2018 Alabama vs. Georgia (NCAAF) - 8:00 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -175 Alabama Pick Title: Mike's 9 Star National Championship Reeler Dealer (WIN) There's tons of film reels we dissected leading up to this game. HC Kirby Smart (grabbed quickly by the Junkyard Dawgs' in 2016 after serving as Alabama's DC under Saban) & Georgia have a bruising running gam ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's NFL Wild Card Games Analysis/Review
Point Shaver Handzelek Jan 8, 2018  
Sunday, January 07, 2018 Carolina Panthers vs. New Orleans Saints (NFL) - 4:40 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Point Spread: 7.0/-120 Carolina Panthers Pick Title: 9 Star Third Time Is A Charm Play (WIN) Hopefully yesterday's KC debacle is not indicative of how the playoffs will run. When the home team (Chiefs) topped 20 points in the 1st half yesterday, they fell into a 17-year trend that ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's BCS Semi-Final Round Analysis & Review
Point Shaver Handzelek Jan 6, 2018  
Monday, January 01, 2018 Alabama vs. Clemson (NCAAF) - 8:45 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Point Spread: 3.0/101 Clemson Pick Title: Mike's New Year's Strongest Bowl On The Board Play (LOSS) Here's the rubber match! Speaking of rubber matches, the last time this occured was between 1973 & 1975 with U.S.C. & Ohio State. After two 20-point plus blowouts (U.S.C 42-17 & Ohio State 42-21), thei ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's NFL Week 17 Analysis/Review/Notes/2018 NFL Draft Order
Point Shaver Handzelek Jan 1, 2018  
Sunday, December 31, 2017 Houston Texans vs. Indianapolis Colts (NFL) - 1:00 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -240 Indianapolis Colts Pick Title: 9 Star Sharper Line Mover (WIN) There's no HOT team or potential playoff team here as the Texans have dropped 8 of 9 while the Colts come in losers of 6 in a row. Let's focus here on who wants it more as well as personnel & scheduling a ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's CFB 10 Star Bowl Game & Pre-New Year's Bowls' Analysis/Review
Point Shaver Handzelek Dec 30, 2017  
Friday, December 29, 2017 Texas A&M vs. Wake Forest (NCAAF) - 1:00 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -145 Wake Forest Pick Title: Strong 10 Star ACC Upriser (WIN) Expect a BIG turnout of fans making this short trip from Winston-Salem to Charlotte. The 7-5 SU Demon Deacons do have some flaws & are suspect to the rush. However, 4th-year HC Dave Clawson has had ample time to dissect ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's NFL Week 16 Analysis/Review/Notes
Point Shaver Handzelek Dec 26, 2017  
Sunday, December 24, 2017 Detroit Lions vs. Cincinnati Bengals (NFL) - 1:00 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Point Spread: 3.5/-113 Cincinnati Bengals Pick Title: 9 Star Mass Deception Play (WIN) So the mushes have already decided that Cincinnati has left for the golf courses? Don't bet on it! HC Marvin Lewis may be gone at the end of the season but don't think his players won't send him off ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's Week 15 NFL GOY Analysis/Review/Notes
Point Shaver Handzelek Dec 20, 2017  
Sunday, December 17, 2017 Baltimore Ravens vs. Cleveland Browns (NFL) - 1:00 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -300 Baltimore Ravens Pick Title: Mike's 12 Star NFL Regular Season Game Of The Year (WIN) Even though the Cleveland Browns may have played well last week, they will fade into the sunset this weekend when they face the Baltimore "D". It's not too often will you find 2 tea ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's 1st "Smiling Cobra" Bowl Pick Of The Post-Season
Point Shaver Handzelek Dec 18, 2017  
Saturday, December 16, 2017 Marshall vs. Colorado State (NCAAF) - 4:30 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Point Spread: 3.5/-110 Marshall Pick Title: Mike's 1st "Smiling Cobra" Bowl Play Of The Post-Season (WIN) For those not aware, HC John "Doc" Holliday's job was in some serious jeopardy at the start of this season after a major drop in wins where he finished 3-9. This was a far cry from ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's NFL Week 14 Analysis & Review
Point Shaver Handzelek Dec 13, 2017  
Sunday, December 10, 2017 Oakland Raiders vs. Kansas City Chiefs (NFL) - 1:00 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -195 Kansas City Chiefs Pick Title: 9 Star Right The Ship Game Of The Week (WIN) It appears like Kansas City is on a downward spiral since they started the season like gangbusters beating the Patriots by over 2 TD's on their way to a 5-0 SU record. Since then, they lost ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's 1st Weekend OF CBB Analysis & Review
Point Shaver Handzelek Dec 9, 2017  
Saturday, December 09, 2017 Monmouth vs. Kentucky (NCAAB) 12:00 PM EST Kentucky Premium Pick Pinnacle Play Title: 8 Star CBB Power Play Play Selected: Point Spread: -15.0/-106 Analysis: They say it every year in Kentucky when HC John Calipari doesn't re-group but does automatically reloads & watches his team matures. The same CANNOT be said of HC King Rice (ex-Tar Heels player) & his 3-6 SU ...  read more
 
Top Picks in 2016 NFL Draft Square Off
America's Bookie Dec 9, 2017  

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Mike Handzelek's NFL Week 13 Analysis, Review & Notes
Point Shaver Handzelek Dec 5, 2017  
Monday, December 04, 2017 Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cincinnati Bengals (NFL) - 8:30 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Point Spread: 4.5/-110 Cincinnati Bengals Pick Title: 8 STAR AFC North Headbanger (WIN) There's no denying that both of those teams have grown to hate each other since their series' inception. HC Marvin Lewis is still roaming the sidelines for Cincinnati since 2003. Since that t ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's CFB Week 14 Championship Week Analysis & Review
Point Shaver Handzelek Dec 3, 2017  
Saturday, December 02, 2017 Memphis vs. Central Florida (NCAAF) - 12:00 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -250 Central Florida Pick Title: 9 Star Motivated Homer Call (WIN) There's no secret how motivated UCF is by not being recognized more for being undefeated. HC Scott Frost will also be showcasing his wares for a Power-5 school willing to make the move. Unlike the 40-13 UCF win ...  read more
 
PREVIEW AND PREDICTION WASHINGTON REDSKINS AT DALLAS COWBOYS
America's Bookie Nov 30, 2017  

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Mike Handzelek's NFL Week 12 (Part 2) Analysis & Review
Point Shaver Handzelek Nov 29, 2017  
Monday, November 27, 2017 Houston Texans vs. Baltimore Ravens (NFL) - 8:30 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Point Spread: 7.5/-104 Houston Texans Pick Title: Mike's 8 Star MNF Smart Side (WIN) It's very hard for me to put together reasons why to take Baltimore here as QB Joe Flacco has thrown 9 TD passes along with 11 INT's good for a 74.4 QBR.. The Ravens' "O" is rated 31st in the league! B ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's NFL Week 12 (Part 2) Analysis & Review
Point Shaver Handzelek Nov 29, 2017  
Monday, November 27, 2017 Houston Texans vs. Baltimore Ravens (NFL) - 8:30 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Point Spread: 7.5/-104 Houston Texans Pick Title: Mike's 8 Star MNF Smart Side (WIN) It's very hard for me to put together reasons why to take Baltimore here as QB Joe Flacco has thrown 9 TD passes along with 11 INT's good for a 74.4 QBR.. The Ravens' "O" is rated 31st in the league! B ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's NFL Week 12 Earlybird
Point Shaver Handzelek Nov 26, 2017  
Thursday, November 23, 2017 Minnesota Vikings vs. Detroit Lions (NFL) - 12:30 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Money Line: -130 Minnesota Vikings Pick Title: Mike's 9 Star Thanksgiving Day Massacre (WIN) At first glance, we find Detroit winning the last 3 in this series including a 14-7 Week 4 win as 2 1/2-point dogs in Minnesota. Not too many mushes are giving this game a second thought aft ...  read more
 


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