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NFL Football Handicapping - 2015 Detroit Lions Analysis
Ray Monohan Jul 30, 2015  
*EARLY BIRD DISCOUNTS!* Ray was a Top 5 CFB Capper in 2014/15. The best time of the year is right around the corner! It's time to lock in your early bird football subscriptions for the fall. Limited time savings! Hop on with Ray already has an early WEEK 1 NFL Side play posted. 27-12 NFL Top Play Run 69% +1422. Click here and grab an early football season pass with Razor Ray. NFL Football Gambl ...  read more
 
Betting the NFL Preseason in 2015 ---by Jeff Hochman of JH-Sportsline
Sean Higgs Jul 30, 2015  
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 9th, 2015, the Pittsburgh Steelers and Minnesota Vikings will get the ball rolling.

You will hear people say "Don't bet on NFL Preseason Football". Big Mistake! It's actually easier than capping the regular season. In most cases you can read ahead of ti ...  read more

 
Tony George’s College Football Season Win Totals Best Bets
Tony George Jul 27, 2015  
By Tony George The 2015 College Football Season is set to start late August and I have spent the vast majority of the summer, taking MLB off this year to concentrate on this upcoming football season, and especially the season win totals, and while many concentrate on the big boys and or sexy picks with big named teams, I tend to look at “also rans” and then study local sportswriters takes, spr ...  read more
 
SUMMER IS ADVANTAGE TIME IN MLB BETTING
TJ Masterline Jul 25, 2015  
When it comes to the dog days of summer, baseball betting takes center stage. To some, it's just a stop gap between the NBA and NFL seasons...but to others, myself included, it's the most profitable time of the year. Betting on baseball is so much more than an intermission between basketball and football. Just talk to about any professional handicapper and they'll tell you their bankroll is made ...  read more
 
CFB Futures: Five Teams' Odds to Bet on
Ray Monohan Jul 6, 2015  
I'm a huge fan of the new college football playoffs and I thought it was more exciting than ever last season. In this article - we're going to take a look at the teams with the best shot at lifting the National Championship Trophy at the end of the 2015-16 season

Best Bets to Win the 2015 National Championship

Ohio State Buckeyes (+370 Odds to Win the National Championship) QB play ...  read more

 
Akron Zips Preview
Mike Anthony Jul 6, 2015  
Akron Zips

2014 Results: 5-7 SU; 3-9 ATS; T-4th MAC East Division

Since playing in its first ever bowl game in 2005, Akron has suffered through nine straight losing seasons. Three consecutive 1-11 seasons from 2009-2011 were tough to swallow but last year arguably trumped those. A win in the season finale against then 1-9 Kent St. would have made the Zips bowl eligible but instead, th ...  read more

 
MLB BASBEALL - Give Me Some Relief!
Jim Feist Jul 1, 2015  
Starting pitchers in baseball get much of the attention thrown their way. The average starter is asked to go 6-7 innings, while aces are expected to give 7-8 quality innings. Many games are decided in the last three innings, however, making relief pitchers an extremely important, and often overlooked, element. Do you recall how bad the San Francisco Giants were in 2013? The defending cha ...  read more
 
Baseball: First Half Roundup
Jim Feist Jun 30, 2015  
by Jim Feist 162 games is a long baseball season. Every year teams sprint out of the gate in April and May with October dreams, only to come back to the pack by July. It's not a sprint, of course, but a marathon, where a strong balance of pitching, defense and offense carries the best teams into the postseason. Injuries, too, are key, as well as trades made before the July deadline. Teams h ...  read more
 
NBA Odds to win 2016 NBA Championship
Tony George Jun 23, 2015  
by Tony George One has to think a healthy Cavs team with Irving and Love back in the fold, perhaps a free agent acquisition or two, and a decent draft pick would create enough depth and talent on the floor to compliment James and put them on the next level. I do agree with oddsmakers that Cleveland should be, and currently are, the odds on favorite to win an NBA Title next season. ...  read more
 
Baseball Betting - Favorites vs Dogs - Who to bet this season
Tony Acosta Jun 20, 2015  
There are many ways to bet baseball from tracking hot streaks, to pitching matchups, to betting favorites. In this article I'd like to turn your attention to betting underdogs. The table below shows this seasons betting performances in the American League. If you blindly bet underdogs thus far you would be cashing in on 9 of the 15 teams. The most profitable being the Texas Rangers at 31-17 as ...  read more
 
NBA Finals MVP Offers Potential Value
TJ Masterline Jun 14, 2015  
I believe there is possibly some value in the NBA MVP race currently. Not since 1969 has a player from the losing team won the award. That was, of course, Jerry West for the LA Lakers, who lost to the Boston Celtics that year. That was the first year the award was given out. I believe the value is on LeBron James, currently at +200 below. If the Cavs win the series, which at this point appears muc ...  read more
 
Bankroll Management
Tony Corleone Jun 12, 2015  
One of the most common questions I get from my clients is "how much should I be betting per game"? The answer is usually different depending on each individual person. Good bankroll management is one of the biggest and most important factors when it comes to sports betting and making profits. However big or small your bankroll is, it should be set aside and kept separate from all others expenses ( ...  read more
 
NBA Finals: Warriors/Cavs Showdown
Jim Feist Jun 8, 2015  
by Jim Feist The NBA Finals continues this week moving from the West Coast to Cleveland for Games 3 and 4. Game 5 will be played at Golden State, which is just the second time since 1984 that the league has gone back to the 2-2-1-1-1 format for the Finals. Last year it didn’t make a difference, as Miami split the first two at San Antonio, then the Spurs torched the Heat in South Beach, winning ...  read more
 
The Atlanta Braves Make Over
Bill O'Brien Jun 7, 2015  
The Atlanta Braves are two years from opening a new stadium just outside the Atlanta city limits in beautiful Cobb County. It was obvious with a new GM at the helm, the time was now to cut payroll expense while retooling the farm system getting the Atlanta Braves back to their blue print form of strong pitching with situational hitting. The Atlanta formula of young pitching talent has had proven ...  read more
 
The Belmont Winner - Track or Jockey?
Ben Burns Jun 6, 2015  

It has been written many times about the grueling toll, attempting to win the Triple Crown, takes on a horse. But is it really the 3 races in such a short time, capped off by the long distance of the race at the Belmont, or is it the Jokey who ultimately decides who wins?

I would like to argue that much will depend on the split-second decisions made by American Pharoah's jockey, Vict ...  read more

 
147th Belmont Stakes
World Wide Sports Jun 6, 2015  
PP...HORSE...............................JOCKEY...........SPD...CLASS....PACE

6.....FROSTED............................ROSARIO.........91*..39000.....49.1
FRESH, SEEMS TO HAVE A GOOD CHANCE TO CHALLENGE - 2ND

5.....AMERICAN PHAROAH..........ESPINOZA........92....100000...46.2*
RACING IN DIRE NEED OF A HERO, IS HE THE ONE? - WON

7.....KEEN ICE............. ...  read more
 
NBA Finals Preview
Frank Jordan Jun 3, 2015  
This is a popular pick when the season and post season began as it is a matchup of number one seed from the West Golden State Warriors and the number two seed in the East Cleveland Cavalier. Each team had their toughest test and biggest competition from their second round series. Cleveland swept through Boston in the opening series and Atlanta in the Conference finals, but in the semifinals the Ca ...  read more
 
View from Las Vegas: Warriors favorite to win NBA Finals
World Wide Sports Jun 2, 2015  
Game 1 of the NBA Finals is just around the corner as the Golden State Warriors host the Cleveland Cavaliers to get things started. The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook has the Warriors listed at 5-12 odds to win it all, while the Cavaliers are listed as 2-1 to win it all. Jeff Sherman the head NBA oddsmaker for the SuperBook explained to ESPN "We take who would be the favorite in each game, by how ma ...  read more
 
Mississippi State Bulldogs 2015 Season Preview:
Brandon Shively Jun 2, 2015  
The Bulldogs are coming off their best season under HC Dan Mullen and I don't expect them to get near the 10 wins they had last season. Mississippi State only returns 9 starters this season. They only return 2 on the O-Line and 1 on the D-Line. They lose Josh Robinson to the NFL draft and I expect Dak Prescott to struggle as he will not have as much surrounding talent or time in the pocket behind ...  read more
 
Stoffo's 15*MLB Game of the Month Atlanta Braves vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (MLB) - 9:40 PM EDT
Tony Stoffo Jun 1, 2015  
The Atlanta Braves have split their last 10 games. The Braves offensive production has finally kicked in having scored 17 runs in their last three games. Freddie Freeman leads Atlanta with 55 hits and 26 RBI while Andrelton Simmons and Cameron Maybin have combined for 42 RBI. Atlanta has split their last eight road games. Alex Wood gets the ball, and he’s 3-2 with a 3.50 ERA and 38 strikeouts this ...  read more
 
NBA Finals Fever!
Jim Feist Jun 1, 2015  
by Jim Feist The last two years a pair of veteran teams met in the NBA Finals, with Miami winning its second straight title in seven games against the Spurs and then San Antonio thrashing the Heat a year ago. But the winds of change have blown, with LeBron bolting Miami for his hometown and the Spurs losing in the first round in seven games to the LA Clippers. Now the Golden State Warriors ...  read more
 
Sharp Money is Always the Right Way to Follow With Your Sports Betting Strategies
Tony Stoffo May 31, 2015  
As all my long term clients know I’m the former race and sports book manager of the old Desert Inn Casino, and I live out here in Las Vegas – So I’m constantly around all the wise guys that make a living wagering on sporting events on a year round basis. Thus I have inside information on where all the sharp money is discreetly coming in on a game. These sharps know things about a game that the pub ...  read more
 
Baseball Has Been Quite, Incredibly Great to Me by Tony Stoffo
Tony Stoffo May 30, 2015  
Posted by TONY STOFFO

Several Sportsbooks would favor to close their doorways for the duration of the baseball period. It is not just that enterprise slows following the football and basketball seasons stop -- because it does, substantially -- it's that the sensible gamblers hit the bookmakers up for a good deal of income.

So how come you're not betting on baseball every si ...  read more
 
Betting Against the Public (Contrarian Betting)
Tony Stoffo May 29, 2015  
Betting Against the Public (Contrarian Betting) is one of the most popular and simplest “how to win” betting strategies using our unique betting trends data. The logic is simple; bet against the public. Whichever team the public is loading up on, go the other way. Sports Insights pioneered the use of public betting trends (betting percentages) analysis to unlock value in the sports betting marketp ...  read more
 
12 Ways To Beat Your Bookie - Part V
World Wide Sports May 29, 2015  
Chapter 2 SETTING AND BUILDING YOUR BANKROLL


Don’t Spend It All in One Place (or on One Sunday)



There’s no time like pro football season at a sports book. Because each team plays only 16 regular- season contests, every game is an event. You can feel the buildup during the week, culminating on Sunday, when there are usually 15 games on ta ...  read more
 
Boston Red Sox vs. Texas Rangers (MLB) - 8:05 PM EDT Thursday, May 28, 2015
Tony Stoffo May 28, 2015  
Boston heads into this contest with a 21-26 record, including 11-14 on the road. Eduardo Rodriguez gets the ball to make his major league debut. Rodriguez was 29-30 with a 3.23 ERA and 462 strikeouts in his career in the minors. The Red Sox are in dire need of a win after losing six of their last eight games and four straight road games. Dustin Pedroia leads Boston with 53 hits and 21 RBI while Mo ...  read more
 
12 Ways To Beat Your Bookie - Part IV
World Wide Sports May 28, 2015  
Aim For Your Target Numbers

Believe it or not, virtually all bettors are destined to lose before they even lay their bets -- because they make the mistake of spending 90% of their time deciding which teams to bet on and just 10% on how to bet them.
The key to my 12 Money-Management Programs is to drastically alter that ratio. Each of my Programs involv ...  read more
 
12 Ways To Beat Your Bookie - Part III
World Wide Sports May 27, 2015  
Chapter 1 RE-LEARNING HOW TO BET

Take 3 Simple Steps to Betting Success

As I noted in the Introduction, gamblers making straight bets must hit 53% winners just to make a profit. This in and of itself is hard enough for the average bettor -- but the task is made even more difficult when you vary your bet amounts on whims and hunches. ...  read more
 
Michigan Wolverines 2015 Football Preview:
Brandon Shively May 27, 2015  
I expect much bigger and better things from the Wolverines in 2015 under new HC Jim Harbaugh. The Wolverines return 17 starters this season with most of their offensive line intact. The defense looks to be stout as well with what I will project as a Top 10 secondary in the nation. Harbaugh was known for his great special teams when at Stanford and also with the 49ers and I think that he gets the W ...  read more
 
How To Handle The Houston Astros
Mike Lundin May 26, 2015  

Who would have thought we would find the Houston Astros sitting top of the AL West, with the Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners sitting bottom-two in the division coming into the season? While Oakland and Seattle both clearly have been under-performing, I think it's just as obvious that Houston has over-performed.

With the second worst batting average in the major leagues (.233) ...  read more

 
12 Ways To Beat Your Bookie - Part II
World Wide Sports May 26, 2015  
TABLE OF CONTENTS



Introduction [pg. 5]
Chapter 1. Re-Learning How to Bet [pg. 8]
Chapter 2. Setting and Building Your Bankroll [pg. 14]
Chapter 3. Program #1: The 2-6 Straight Bet System [pg. 23]
Chapter 4. Program #2: The 2-3 Straight Bet System [pg. 37]
Chapter 5. Program #3: The 4-Level Accumulation System [pg. 5 ...  read more
 
There's Money to be made in Playoff Hockey
World Wide Sports May 25, 2015  
During the NHL playoffs, upsets abound, where the lower seeded teams are consistently able to ride their red hot goaltenders to the promise land. Streaks like this have been particularly true over the past few years. Example, 2012 the 8th-seeded Los Angeles Kings defeated the 6th-seeded New Jersey Devils in the Stanley Cup Finals. The 7th-seeded Philadelphia Flyers reached the Finals before losing ...  read more
 
12 Ways To Beat Your Bookie
World Wide Sports May 25, 2015  
Over the next several days I will publish a few excerpts from Tony Stoffo's e-book titled

"12 Ways To Beat Your Bookie"
'Proven Money-Management Programs For the Professional Sports Bettor'

Formally titled
“Money Management for the Year Round Professional Sports Handicapper”



ABOUT THE AUTHORS
...  read more
 
Betting Baseball Dogs
TJ Masterline May 25, 2015  
Many square gambers tend to play the favorites more often than they bet on an underdog in baseball. The average baseball gambler sees the team that is supposed to win and looks at the other team as the one who is supposed to lose. Losing is no fun so it’s tough for some players to realize it can be profitable to lose more games than you win as long as your return on each bet is greater than your ...  read more
 
Tennessee Vols 2015 College Football Prediction:
Brandon Shively May 25, 2015  
The Vols ended the 2014 season on a high note and things are looking promising for 2015. One of the Vols concerns last season was their inexperienced offensive line. This season, the whole O-Line returns intact as they now have 64 career starts returning. The O-Line really tightened up the last 6 games of last season only giving up 13 sacks with Dobbs as the quarterback and I'm looking for more pl ...  read more
 
Tracking the OPS as Starting Pitcher Indicator
Joe Gavazzi May 19, 2015  
Tracking the OPS as Starting Pitcher Indicator By Joe Gavazzi, Winning Sports Advice Monday, May 18, 2015 Last week I authored an article entitled “Using the OPS as Ultimate Arbiter.” In it, I proved that teams who had among the BEST OPS batting AND pitching OPS had among the best records in baseball. The opposite proved to be true that the teams who had the WORST OPS in batting and pitching ...  read more
 
The 140th Preakness Stakes - Predictions and Plays
World Wide Sports May 16, 2015  
#..HORSE...............ML DODDS......JOCKEY............WT.......TRAINER........FINISHED

4...Danzig Moon...........15-1........J. Leparoux......126.........M. Casse..........6TH
Ran a solid fifth in Derby after he was bounced around like a pin ball in early stages. If speed duel develops, has the late kick to upset at nice odds. Like he did at Churchill, has been working great in a. ...  read more
 
MAYWEATHER VS PACQUIAO -TWO
Kevin Thomas May 12, 2015  
They're already talking about ripping off the public again, MAYWEATHER-PACQUIAO TWO, one year from now. This fight destroyed every boxing sales record ever. Now they are saying Pacquiao is under suspicion for fighting with an injury, shoulder. This sounds like a re-match in the making. Problem is this will be another year away. This first match-up should have taken place five years ago, but ...  read more
 
Rob Vinciletti NHL Playoffs Game 7 Rangers vs Capitals: History in the Making
Rob Vinciletti May 12, 2015  
In this Piece we will take a look at some of the Powerful All time Statistical indicators in the NHL Playoff Series deciding game 7 between the New York Rangers and Washington Capitals at Madison Square Garden. On Wednesday the New York Rangers and Washington Capitals will square off one last time to decide their Quarter Finals Playoff Series. There are plenty of Story lines and statistical Mo ...  read more
 
Using the OPS as Ultimate Arbiter for 2015 MLB
Joe Gavazzi May 12, 2015  
Using the OPS as Ultimate Arbiter By Joe Gavazzi, Winning Sports Advice Monday, May 11, 2015

Baseball has often been described as a “game of inches.” That statement is true of all sports to a degree. But in baseball, the statement seems particularly relevant. It is a matter of inches whether a pitched ball is within the strike zone. Ground balls through the infield often evade an outstret ...  read more

 
DEFLATE GATE, WAS THE PUNISHMENT TOO MUCH?
Lou Lacerda May 12, 2015  
The punishment to Tom Brady may seem harsh, but he broke the rules and got caught. Tons of NFL superstars cheat and a lot get caught. Steriods and Peds, 1st offense 4 game suspension. Tom didn't take steroids, but he had the balls deflated and no one knows how long this may have been going on. Then he lied about about it.
**The Patriots led the league in non-fumbles.

...  read more
 
How Weather Affects Baseball Totals Betting
TJ Masterline May 9, 2015  
When betting on the total in a major league baseball game one of the biggest misunderstood factors used to handicap whether the game will go over or stay under the total is the weather itself. Everyone has seen the way the wind blowing out at Wrigley Field can turn a normal game into a homerun derby. Many people think the thin air in Coors Field is automatically good for an extra two runs per nigh ...  read more
 
Chris Paul and the NBA Playoffs
Tony Karpinski May 4, 2015  
Currently, the Clippers PG is playing some of the best ball of his career. CP3 is still one of the 2-3 best pure passers in the NBA, and when he goes into scoring mode, he is awesome, one of the best 3-4 putting the ball in the hoop. And without question, the best on the ball defensive point guards in the league. Proven with his 2.3 steals/game in his career and his deadly outside shooting this se ...  read more
 
Kentucky Derby Preview
AC Dinero May 4, 2015  
Kentucky Derby This year’s Derby sets up like most of the others. There should be 9 horses looking to be a length or two off the lead. Of course, it is highly unlikely there could be that many bunched together at the half mile post. Hopefully, I’ll identify those that will have trouble getting in front and, in all likelihood, fade at the end. There isn’t a true speed horse in this race, and t ...  read more
 
Baseball Hot and Cold Starts
Jim Feist May 4, 2015  
by Jim Feist More than any other sport, baseball is a game of patience. It's not how you start, but where you finish, and with a 162-game regular season, there is a LOT of baseball left. Did your team get off to a bad start? Well don't panic. There is plenty of time to make adjustments and turn things around. Did your team get off to a hot start? Don't start making World Series reservations jus ...  read more
 
Kentucky Derby Predictions and Plays
World Wide Sports May 2, 2015  
PP..Horse..........Jockey............Trainer........Morning Line Odds

5 Danzig Moon - Julien Leparoux - Mark Casse - 30/1 -5TH

10 Firing Line - Gary Stevens - Simon Callaghan - 12/1 - PLACED

18 American Pharoah - Victor Espinoza - Bob Baffert - 5/2 - WON

8 Dortmund - Martin Garcia - Bob Baffert - 3/1 - SHOWED

15 Frosted - Joel Rosario - Kiaran ...  read more
 
2015 Kentucky Derby Preview and Pick
Tony Karpinski Apr 28, 2015  
The famous race for the roses on Saturday is one of the most favored traditions in American sports. The Kentucky Derby, at Churchill Downs in Louisville, is a huge game changer for 3 year olds racing on a 1.25 mile dirt track. It has been held proudly since 1875, and is the first leg of the Triple Crown, followed up by the Preakness and the Belmont Stakes. It looks like Bob Baffert is the man t ...  read more
 
Defense and Totals in the NBA Playoffs
Jim Feist Apr 26, 2015  
by Jim Feist The NBA playoffs are rolling along, which is a good time to revisit an old sports adage: Defense wins championships. Last June in the NBA Finals San Antonio held Miami under 100 points in all five games, including 86 and 87 points in the final two contests. Miami scored 18 points in the first quarter of Game 4, then 11 and 18 in the middle quarters of the finale. Look at some ...  read more
 
Friday April 24th NBA Playoff Pick
Mike Anthony Apr 23, 2015  
Toronto suddenly has forgot how to rebound the ball as they dropped their first 2 home games in the playoffs. They have played sloppy ball so far. Louis Williams is a better player than how he has been playing, and has to get himself back to his game. Washington behind Bradley Beal and John Wall, with his ability to get other players involved, has been hard to stop. Keeping them moving the ball ...  read more
 
NFL DRAFT PREDICTIONS 2015
Tony Karpinski Apr 21, 2015  
As the excitement builds for this years NFL draft, we all watch our teams and await to see who will be donning the team colors of our teams. The draft is held in the legendary city of Chicago, this year, the countdown is on. We are going to take a good look at the VTD predictions for this years 2015 NFL draft as to who your team will, or should, be taking.

1 Tampa Bay - Jameis Winston, QB, F ...  read more

 
NBA Playoffs: The Best of the West
Jim Feist Apr 20, 2015  
by Jim Feist Start your engines! The NBA playoffs have started, time for endless full court action every night as the league crowns another champion. Let's take a look at the best of the West, the conference that has won 11 of the last 16 NBA titles.

Warriors: The team no one wants to play! Golden State’s front office took some heat the last few years for trading for Andruw Bogut (“w ...  read more

 
Lower Seeds can be Gold in NHL Playoffs
Mike Lundin Apr 18, 2015  
The NHL playoffs are the hardest sport in the handicapping business to handicap. There are two seasons in NHL every year. The regular season and the uptick run for the Stanley Cup. And yes, upsets are abound where the lower seeded teams are consistently able to ride their red hot goaltenders to the promise land and reaching the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Streaks like this had been pa ...  read more
 
NBA Playoffs: 1st Round Series Predictions
Baltimore South Crew Apr 17, 2015  

With the NBA playoffs set to start tomorrow, let's take a look at who the Crew thinks will win each series...

EASTERN CONFERENCE:

Atlanta Hawks vs. Brooklyn Nets - If the Nets can guard the three point line effectively and dominate on the glass, they have a shot at an upset...but they won't. The Hawks will advance. Atlanta Hawks win the series 4-2.

...  read more
 
Are you a Square or a Star
AC Dinero Apr 15, 2015  
In my article on why 95% of bettors lose, I referenced “Squares” vs “Stars”. These are terms that Vegas will use to identify a certain type of bettor. As you may have guessed, they don’t think much of squares and respect stars. The first part of this article will list the characteristics of a square, and the second part, a star. If you find you identify with the squares, pay very close attenti ...  read more
 
NBA Stretch Run: The Best of the East
Jim Feist Apr 15, 2015  
It's been a long haul, this NBA regular season, but the playoffs are just around the corner. So who wins the NBA title? We all know the favorites don't waltz to the NBA Finals. Last year San Antonio had to go 7 games with Dallas in the first round, then six with Oklahoma City. Two years ago Miami needed to go seven games with up-and-coming Indiana to get there, then had to pull off a mirac ...  read more
 
Denver Nuggets vs Dallas Mavericks
Mike Anthony Apr 10, 2015  
Dallas behind Rajon Rondo, continues on with very good ball control. They light up the scoreboards with their high scoring offense. Center, Tyson Chandler and his body banging will be important in this game. Denver has definately struggled on the rebounding game. Their only real threat off the glass has been Kenneth Faried and his 9 bounds has been vital. The consistant lack of other bodies, hurt ...  read more
 
Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians
World Wide Sports Apr 10, 2015  
The Indians opened the season by taking two of three in Houston, coming within two outs of a combined no-hitter in Thursday's 5-1 win. McAllister (4-7, 5.23 ERA) gets the start for Cleveland. The Tigers haven't needed much help from the bullpen so far. David Price went 8 2-3 innings in an opening-day shutout of Minnesota, Anibal Sanchez went 6 2-3 in an 11-0 victory Wednesday and Shane Greene allo ...  read more
 
Free MLB Total in the Tigers versus Indians game
Tony Acosta Apr 10, 2015  
The Tigers haven't needed much help from the bullpen so far. David Price went 8 2-3 innings in an opening-day shutout of Minnesota, Anibal Sanchez went 6 2-3 in an 11-0 victory Wednesday and Shane Greene allowed an unearned run over eight Thursday in a 7-1 win. Detroit hopes Alfredo Simon (15-10, 3.44) can continue their streak of strong starts. An All-Star last season with Cincinnati, Simon was t ...  read more
 
Is Andy Dalton really a franchise QB
Mike Anthony Apr 8, 2015  
Andy Dalton has stated he was the face of the Bengals franchise. Now while this is a team with 40 wins over the last 4 seasons, and this last year looked strong at times, is it really because of him? Dalton has had a good career thus far, 14,758 YDs and 99 TDs. But looking at a team with a true superstar like WR A.J. Green, I cannot in genuine say Dalton is the teams franchise. Yet, still, t ...  read more
 
Early preview of Wisconsin vs Duke
World Wide Sports Apr 5, 2015  
Monday's NCAA Championship game is all set after Duke easily handled Michigan State 81 to 61 and Wisconsin upset Kentucky 71-64 on Saturday. Vegas oddsmakers opened the game as a Pick with the Total at 140. What's at stakes is Wisconsin scoring its first title since 1941 and Mike Krzyzewski getting his fifth title. Duke traveled to Kohl Center and beat Wisconsin by 10 on their on court. Wisconsin ...  read more
 
Rob Vinciletti: 2015 National League East Preview + fantasy league sleepers
Rob Vinciletti Apr 5, 2015  
Washington: The Nationals have arguably the best starting 5 in Baseball this season. They have legit aces in Strasburg and Scherzer. They also have crafty Lefty Gio Gonzalez and J. Zimmerman as well as D. Fister. Their bullpen though could pose a problem as Drew Storen must prove he can be a real deal closer after taking over from Rafael Soriano late last season. Tyler Clippard has departed in a t ...  read more
 
Can Kentucky stay undefeated? Preview of tonight's Wisconsin matchup.
Jimmy Adams Apr 4, 2015  
Wisconsin excels in all aspects of the game. Wisconsin will try to control the tempo of this game, similar to what Notre Dame did, and hope that the supporting cast around Kaminsky and Dekker will be able to step up on both ends of the floor in this one. Kentucky will force the Badgers to try and score inside where they will have Cauley-Stein and Towns waiting. Kentucky is a team loaded with futu ...  read more
 
Baseball Betting for Sharps
TJ Masterline Apr 4, 2015  
With March Madness winding down and the first week of the 2015 MLB season underway, it’s time to turn our attention to arguably the most profitable sport for sharp sports bettors, Major League Baseball. It’s important to first outline how baseball betting differs from basketball and football. 1. MLB is a money line sport Because baseball is a low scoring game, the majority of money bet on MLB is ...  read more
 
Sean's MLB Win Total Thoughts
Sean Higgs Apr 4, 2015  
Another season of baseball is upon us. Here are my thoughts on the win/loss projections.

AL East

Baltimore Orioles - OVER 82.5 - These guys surprised some last year. I know they lost a big bat in Cruz, but they have enough to win here. I think they could win the East. The pitching not sexy, but very solid. Try not to fall in love with names. Look at results. Steve Pearce could be a da ...  read more

 
Preview of Michigan State verses Duke - Saturday, March 4, 2015
Tony Acosta Apr 4, 2015  
Michigan State is led by Travis Trice (15.3 points, 3.2 rebounds, 5.1 assists) and Danzel Valentine (14.3 points, 6.2 rebounds, 4.4 assists). The Spartans are averaging 71.4 points on 46.7% shooting and average 7.6 three-pointers per game with an assist/turnover ratio of 1.49 . Michigan State is holding their opponents to an average of 63.2 points on 39.3% shooting. The Spartans pull down 37.5 to ...  read more
 
Handicapping The NBA Injury Report - Thursday 4-2-15
Rocketman Sports Apr 2, 2015  
HANDICAPPING THE NBA INJURY REPORT - Thursday 4-2-15 Every day I look at the NBA injury report. I start off with the first team and see who is listed on the report. These are the average number of points these teams will be without tonight. HERE IS MY TABLE FOR CALCULATING INJURIES: OUT: Take players average points per game and multiply by 1 DOUBTFUL: Take players average points per game ...  read more
 
Toronto Raptors vs Brooklyn Nets Preview - March 3, 2015
Tony Stoffo Apr 2, 2015  
Toronto is averaging 104.2 points on 45.5 percent shooting and are allowing 101.1 points on 46.1 percent shooting. The Raptors are shooting 48.3 percent in their last five games and have won five of their last seven games when scoring 100-plus points. Brooklyn is averaging 97.7 points on 45.1 percent shooting and are allowing 100.6 points on 45.2 percent shooting. The Nets are shooting 47.5 percen ...  read more
 
Handicapping The NBA Injury Report Wednesday 4-1-15
Rocketman Sports Apr 1, 2015  
HANDICAPPING THE NBA INJURY REPORT - Wednesday 4-1-15 Every day I look at the NBA injury report. I start off with the first team and see who is listed on the report. These are the average number of points these teams will be without tonight. HERE IS MY TABLE FOR CALCULATING INJURIES: OUT: Take players average points per game and multiply by 1 DOUBTFUL: Take players average points per game ...  read more
 
5 Reasons Why 95% of Bettors lose
AC Dinero Apr 1, 2015  
Have you ever wondered why some bookmakers can retire in their 30’s or how others can make a living betting entirely on sports? This article will address the first. In a subsequent article, I’ll address the latter in stars vs squares. The following is a list that states what most losers do when betting on sports.

1. Betting favorites and overs: the odds-maker knows the public bet these and ...  read more

 
Handicapping The NBA Injury Report Monday 3-30-15
Rocketman Sports Mar 30, 2015  
HANDICAPPING THE NBA INJURY REPORT - Monday 3-30-15 Every day I look at the NBA injury report. I start off with the first team and see who is listed on the report. These are the average number of points these teams will be without tonight. HERE IS MY TABLE FOR CALCULATING INJURIES: OUT: Take players average points per game and multiply by 1 DOUBTFUL: Take players average points per game a ...  read more
 
The Final Four!
Jim Feist Mar 30, 2015  
by Jim Feist It is a great week for sports fans with the start of baseball, the NBA stretch run, the Final Four and the culmination of the college basketball season next Monday at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana for the national championship. It's clear that it's not the teams the start the season hot, but the ones that get hot when it really matters -- March and April! Many thin ...  read more
 
Tourney Matchup Tips
Jim Feist Mar 23, 2015  
by Jim Feist It's the final stretch of a long college basketball season. There are better teams, tougher matchups, and defensive intensity. It's a good time of the season to look backward -- to look back, that is, to conference regular season tourney play and early season matches against different conferences. That's because it can be tougher to analyze matchups during the Big Dance, with team ...  read more
 
Wednesday 3/18/2015 NHL Free Pick: Blackhawks vs. Rangers "UNDER"
Baltimore South Crew Mar 18, 2015  

The Blackhawks and Rangers will face off tonight at 8:00PM EST on NBCSN in a series that has favored the UNDER.

Oddsmakers opened up with the Rangers as -140 money line favorites while the Blackhawks opened as +120 money line road underdogs. The total is currently sitting at 5 goals.

If you are looking to make a play on this game tonight, we suggest you look towards playing ...  read more

 
March Hoops: Beware of the No-Name Teams
Jim Feist Mar 16, 2015  
by Jim Feist It's that time of year again: Basketball games night and day, day and night and after a few hours of sleep, we wake up the next day and go through it all over again. College tournament play is one of the most enjoyable times of the year for sports fans and bettors, with a seemingly endless stream of action and excitement. Big name schools often end up playing for the ...  read more
 
Handicapping March Madness
AC Dinero Mar 15, 2015  
March is the time of year that sees many new bettors flock to the world of college basketball, whether it’s the frenzy of opportunities in the conference tournaments or just the thrill of filling out a field of 64 bracket. The conference tournaments are a team’s last chance to get in, or just to improve their seeding (which doesn’t mean all that much anyway). But teams can also be set up for a l ...  read more
 
Valspar Championship Preview and Picks
Jimmy Boyd Mar 10, 2015  
For the first time since the 2012 PGA Championship, all top 50 players in the world were in attendance last week at the WGC-Cadillac Championship and Dustin Johnson pulled off the victory. The tour now heads to the Westin Innisbrook-Copperhead Course in Palm Harbor, Florida for the Valspar Championship, formerly known as the Tampa Bay Championship, and the Transitions Championship before that. The ...  read more
 
College Basketball’s Diminishing Edge: Senior Leadership
Jim Feist Mar 9, 2015  
by Jim Feist It's time! Time for college basketball teams to begin conference tourney play, also known as separating the contenders from the pretenders. It's important to understand and closely examine the schedule of college hoop teams. Some teams start off the season playing a bunch of cream puffs, while others face a mixture of good and bad teams. What has taken shape the last few months ...  read more
 
Jeff's (JH-Sportsline) 2015 MLB Predictions and Awards
Jeff Hochman Mar 5, 2015  
AL EAST


1) Baltimore Orioles (92-70)

2) NY Yankees (91-71) WILD CARD

3) Toronto Blue Jays (83-79)

4) Boston Red Sox (74-88)

5) Tampa Bay Rays (70-92)


AL Central


1) Kansas City Royals (93-69)

...  read more
 
NHL Preview and Pick: Islanders vs Stars
Tony Corleone Mar 3, 2015  
The New York Islanders travel to Dallas on Tuesday night to take on the Stars. The Islanders need to keep pace in the Metropolitan Division race as they currently trail the Rangers for 1st place with 84 points a piece but the Islanders have 2 more games played. Dallas made no moves at the trade deadline to improve, instead went the other direction as they traded away Erik Cole to Detroit for a ...  read more
 
WGC-Cadillac Championship Preview and Picks
Tony Acosta Mar 3, 2015  
Padraig Harrington defeated Daniel Berger in a playoff at the Honda Classic that ended up being a Monday finish due to weather to claim his first win since 2008. 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 Mat ...  read more
 
How to Measure the Success of a Handicapper
AC Dinero Mar 1, 2015  
One major challenge for sports bettors looking for handicappers is how can they determine if the capper is any good? Most bettors look at two things; winning percentage and units earned, i.e.; profit. Both of these are very important, but can be misleading on the surface. But what if a high winning percentage doesn't translate into profits, meaning what if a handicapper loses a disproportionate nu ...  read more
 
Jeff's Top 5 MLB Left-handed Starters age 27 or younger (2015 season)
Jeff Hochman Feb 28, 2015  
The elite left-handed starters have a big advantage just for the simple fact that most players see a lot more right-handed pitching. Also, batting practice is mostly thrown by righties. 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 go ...  read more
 
College Hoops: What are the Weaknesses of the Top Title Contenders?
Kyle Hunter Feb 24, 2015  
The calendar is about to turn to March. You know what that means, March Madness is almost here. College basketball is on center stage right now, and as someone who loves college basketball it truly is a great time of the year. Now is the time of the year where everyone starts trying to figure out who can cut down the nets. I wanted to take a look at the weaknesses of several of the top title conte ...  read more
 
Wednesday NHL Free Pick: Red Wings vs. Blackhawks "UNDER"
Baltimore South Crew Feb 18, 2015  

The Red Wings and Blackhawks will face off tonight at 7:30PM EST on NBCSN in a series that has favored the UNDER.

Oddsmakers opened up with the Blackhawks as -165 money line home favorites, and have moved them throughout the day to -170. On the other hand, the Red Wings opened as +140 road underdogs, and have since moved to +150. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 5 goals ...  read more

 
Upcoming NCAAB Games to Potentially 'Fade' Gonzaga and Utah
Brandon Shively Feb 18, 2015  
1) Gonzaga---While Gonzaga looks to claim a No.1 seed in the NCAA Tournament, I want to look at upcoming games at Saint Mary's and a season finale vs. BYU as these appear to be the only potential test for Gonzaga before playing in the West Coast Conference Tourney. A) Gonzaga@ Saint Mary (2/21)----Gonzaga will travel on the road to play Saint Mary's. This will be a huge revenge game for the G ...  read more
 
College Hoops: Best of the SEC
Jim Feist Feb 17, 2015  
by Jim Feist The SEC has a bunch of teams loaded with talent, depth and athleticism. Kentucky won national championships in 1998 and 2012, Florida knocked on the door in 2000 getting to the title game against Michigan State, then won it all with back-to-back titles. Here's a look at some of college basketball's best teams in the SEC. Kentucky: The Wildcats have another powerhouse young te ...  read more
 
Is the line the most important factor in handicapping?
AC Dinero Feb 16, 2015  
Perhaps the most overlooked aspect of handicapping a game involves analyzing the line. It’s the first thing you see right after the matchups are announced. But many bettors leave it at that. Unless the line moves a lot, most bettors won’t consider it when making their selections. Some won’t even do that. They will just move on to the fundamental/situational analysis of the process. Perhaps th ...  read more
 
How to Choose an Online Sportsbook
TJ Masterline Feb 15, 2015  
Sports bettors today have their choice of hundreds of different online sportsbooks to select from. Naturally, some are very good, while others should be avoided at all costs. With so many sportsbooks out there, a bettor should some time and find the one that suits them the best, based on their preference of play. When looking for an online sportsbook there are give primary details a prospective c ...  read more
 
What Kevin Love gives LeBron James
Tony Karpinski Feb 12, 2015  
This season 4 time MVP LeBron James is getting to play alongside one of the best knock down shooters in the game, Kevin Love. A different kind of big man with some really interesting skills that far exceed Bosh in a number of ways, it's not too shabby of a trade off if you ask me.

KLove brought a lot to the table alongside LeBron, that Bosh didn't bring in Miami. Now, granted Bosh had to cha ...  read more

 
AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am Preview
Doc's Sports Feb 11, 2015  
We were able to cash with Jason Day last week at the Farmers as he won in a playoff. The PGA Tour remains in California this week for the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. Pebble Beach Golf Links is one of three host courses for the event along with Spyglass Hill and Monterey Peninsula Country Club Shore Course. A traditional playing cut of the top 60 and ties will be made after 54 holes on Satur ...  read more
 
NHL Trend Report: Feb. 9
Ray Monohan Feb 9, 2015  
The NHL handicapping season is in full swing, and hockey bettors are looking anywhere they can to find edges in an effort to one-up the bookmakers. Many players in the league have established track records and it’s by looking at their history that we can begin to find holes in the oddsmakers’ lines. Here is a look at some stats and trends worth keeping an eye on when breaking down the board thi ...  read more
 
Farmers Insurance Open Preview and Picks
Michael Alexander Feb 4, 2015  
The PGA Tour returns to California with the Farmers Insurance Open from historic Torrey Pines in La Jolla. Last week, Brooks Koepka was able to hold off Bubba Watson, Ryan Palmer and Hideki Matsuyama to win the Waste Management Phoenix Open by one shot for his first tour victory. This week, 156 golfers will be eyeing the $6,300,000 purse in what is the biggest and most star studded field of the yo ...  read more
 
The most dominant dynasty in sports
Mike Anthony Feb 4, 2015  
Let's first have a short discussion of what I consider to be a dynasty. Wins, titles, era and even intangibles all come into affect when deciding what a dynasty is.

There obviously is the hard earned fact that the dominant teams gives everyone else in the league the drive to take down the giant.

Or they bring the hate from fans that they stand above other teams for a set period of ti ...  read more

 
Handicapping The NBA Injury Report - Tuesday 2-3-15
Rocketman Sports Feb 3, 2015  
HANDICAPPING THE NBA INJURY REPORT - Tuesday 2-3-15 Every day I look at the NBA injury report. I start off with the first team and see who is listed on the report. These are the average number of points these teams will be without tonight. HERE IS MY TABLE FOR CALCULATING INJURIES: OUT: Take players average points per game and multiply by 1 DOUBTFUL: Take players average points per game a ...  read more
 
How to incorporate recruiting into your college football handicapping
AC Dinero Feb 2, 2015  
Recruiting is the lifeblood of every college football program, similar to what the draft is for NFL teams. Signing day has become a major production, just as the NFL draft has. Recruiting takes up the majority of a college football coach’s time. How many times have you heard about bowl games (extending them) and the CFB eating up into recruiting time for coaches? All you have to do is ask thei ...  read more
 
Kyle Hunter's 3 Free Super Bowl Prop Bet Picks
Kyle Hunter Feb 1, 2015  
1. Tom Brady longest completion under 37.5 yards In his Super Bowl career, Tom Brady has 127 completions. Exactly one of them has gone for more than 37.5 yards. Only two of them have gone for more than 30 yards. It’s highly unlikely that Brady is able to pick up chunk yardage against the Seahawks defense, which is arguably the top tackling defense in the NFL. The Patriots throw a lot of quick pa ...  read more
 
Super Bowl XLIX - Déjà Vu Act XVII
Tony Acosta Jan 30, 2015  
The Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots have played 16 times before and are deadlocked at 8-8. This matchup will be without a doubt be the biggest and most meaningful of the 17. The Seahawks are the defending Super Bowl champions and are ironically looking to become the first back-to-back winners since these Patriots won two straight in 2003 and 2004. The New England duo of head c ...  read more
 
Waste Management Phoenix Open Preview and Picks
Doc's Sports Jan 29, 2015  
The Tour leaves California and heads to Arizona for the Waste Management Phoenix Open, played at TPC Scottsdale. This is the sixth year for sponsor Waste Management and the goal remains to be the "Greatest Show on Grass". This is the most attended event on tour and the par three 16th hole rivals some of the best parties around and it has become very popular among the players. In addition, with the ...  read more
 
Handicapper Super Bowl Props
Tony George Jan 28, 2015  
The NFL Finale is set for this Sunday in Glendale Arizona, as the New England Patriots are favored 1 point over the defending Champs, the Seattle Seahawks, and the Total is currently 47.5. Seattle opened as a 2.5 point favorite and was quickly bet down in Vegas to pick’ em, and now the Pats are slightly favored, with the total dropping a half point after opening at 48. Bear in mind Super Bowl fa ...  read more
 
VegasTopDogs NFL All-Pro Team 2014-2015
Tony Karpinski Jan 27, 2015  
Well, we have all seen that the NFL has released it's All-Pro team out there, some, I agree with, some are sketchy, and there are some changes I believe should be made overall to the whole scheme. The All-Pro team is supposed to be made up of the players who are simply the best at their positions. Bottom line.

For many decades we have seen these "All-Pro teams" put together, but I th ...  read more

 
Why you should always use flat bets
AC Dinero Jan 27, 2015  
Success with investing in sporting events is no different than any other investment. One needs to select the correct vehicle, in our case games, and manage their portfolio, in our case bankroll. Failure at either one will surely spell doom to any investment plan. This article covers the latter, managing our bankroll. Bankroll simply refers to money we set aside to invest in sporting events. I ...  read more
 
Handicapping The NBA Injury Report Tuesday 1-27-15
Rocketman Sports Jan 27, 2015  
Every day I look at the NBA injury report. I start off with the first team and see who is listed on the report. These are the average number of points these teams will be without tonight. HERE IS MY TABLE FOR CALCULATING INJURIES: OUT: Take players average points per game and multiply by 1 DOUBTFUL: Take players average points per game and multiply by .75 QUESTIONABLE: Take players average p ...  read more
 
The Concept of Value
TJ Masterline Jan 26, 2015  
Today let’s examine one of the least understood concepts for new sports bettor is the concept of value. That's understandable, as many veteran bettors have trouble with the notion, as well.

Placing a bet because it offers good value does not necessarily mean you believe the team you're wagering on is going to win that particular game, especially when you're betting on an underdog on the mon ...  read more

 
College Basketball Betting: Weekly Schedule Spot Fade Picks
Doc's Sports Jan 26, 2015  
by Doc's Sports - 1/26/2015 The seventh edition of the Schedule Spot Fade Plays weekly article is here. For the second straight week, the schedule spot fade plays split at 2-2. The first two plays were losers on Wednesday night as Wake Forest +8 and Loyola (Chicago) -1.5 both fell short. Loyola was dealing with some injury issues that ended up being too much to overcome. Wake Forest simply ran ...  read more
 
Why you should only use flat bets when betting on sports
Big Jay Dotson Jan 25, 2015  
Success with investing in sporting events is no different than any other investment. One needs to select the correct vehicle, in our case games, and manage their portfolio, in our case bankroll. Failure at either one will surely spell doom to any investment plan. This article covers the latter, managing our bankroll. Bankroll simply refers to money we set aside to invest in sporting events. I ...  read more
 
Odds to win the 2015 Stanley Cup: Then and Now
Baltimore South Crew Jan 24, 2015  

Now that the NHL has reached their all-star break, we thought it would be a good time to see how much the odds to win the Stanley Cup have changed since last summer. Do keep in mind that a change in odds isn't purely reflective of player transactions teams have made, injuries, or their performance to this point in the season. Odds often change depending on how much action a team gets at a par ...  read more

 
Handicapping The NBA Injury Report Thursday 1-22-15
Rocketman Sports Jan 22, 2015  
Every day I look at the NBA injury report. I start off with the first team and see who is listed on the report. These are the average number of points these teams will be without tonight. HERE IS MY TABLE FOR CALCULATING INJURIES: OUT: Take players average points per game and multiply by 1 DOUBTFUL: Take players average points per game and multiply by .75 QUESTIONABLE: Take players ave ...  read more
 
Super Bowl XLIX Odds and Ends
World Wide Sports Jan 22, 2015  
-World Wide Sports of Killersportsplays After Conference Championship wins by Seattle Seahawks over Green Bay 28-22 and the New England Patriots over Indianapolis 45-7 the two will advance to play in Super Bowl XLIX. For Seattle, this will be their 2nd consecutive appearance in the Super Bowl and 3rd appearance overall. For New England, this will be their 6th Super Bowl appearance in the To ...  read more
 
College Basketball 'Trap Games' - Potential Upcoming 'Trap Games'
Brandon Shively Jan 22, 2015  
It is that time of year when some of the Top Ranked teams in College Basketball will be playing in some huge games and it is very easy for these college kids to lose focus and get caught 'looking-ahead' to a big rivalry game or even a revenge game vs. one of their rival opponents. A lot of times, the game before one of these 'marquee' games is what I call a 'trap game'. I will identify a few teams ...  read more
 
Humana Challenge Preview and Picks
Gregg Price Jan 21, 2015  
The PGA Tour leaves the island of Hawaii and heads to the mainland this week for the Humana Challenge in partnership with the Clinton Foundation, formally known as the Bob Hope Classic. The legendary entertainer had his name added to this event back in 1965 and it remained there until four years ago when a new sponsor was finally added after a three-year hiatus. The 156-player field is played over ...  read more
 
Is the Buffalo Bills Head Coaching position, really that bad
Tony Karpinski Jan 21, 2015  
I was definitely a bit taken aback by the unusual situation that occurred with the Buffalo Bills recently. Especially when the Bills seemed to to be rising from the depths. The team that was clearly on the verge of becoming a legit team to be dealing with, ...  read more
 
Seattle – New England Super Bowl Thoughts – Opening Line
Tony George Jan 19, 2015  
By Tony George What a Sunday, as BOTH Championship games surprised me in numerous ways. A thriller in the Pacific Northwest and a Blowout in New England. The line has opened for the Super Bowl at Seattle -1 and the Total at 48.5. That was a surprise to me considering the public reacts to what they just saw and Vegas oddsmakers know this, and I thought you would see New England by 3, the tota ...  read more
 
Super Bowl Countdown!
Jim Feist Jan 19, 2015  
by Jim Feist In the world of eleven to ten, there's nothing quite like Super Bowl week. In this case, it's two weeks, as the teams have two weeks to prepare for the Big Game.

For example, you can bet on the exact score of the game by each team, who will score first, or how many yards a player has. A year ago Seattle to win by 22 or more points was 12-to-1 odds and the first scoring ...  read more

 
NFL Playoffs Conference Championship Prop Bets
Tony Stoffo Jan 17, 2015  
The first game of the NFL conference championship round kicks off this Sunday at 3:05 PM eastern time when the Seattle Seahawks (-7.5) host the Green Bay Packers followed by the New England Patriots (-6.5) hosting the Indianapolis Colts at 6:40 PM eastern time. While most bettors will be focusing on either the spread, moneyline or total, there are no shortage of prop bets being offered by oddsmake ...  read more
 
Which NFL QB would you want for the next 10 years:
Tony Karpinski Jan 15, 2015  
Johnny Manziel, Teddy Bridgewater or Blake Bortles?

From the draft this year, we saw some names pop up that got great recognition early on, and we saw names pop out of nowhere later. Johnny Manziel has very good arm strength, loaded up with the natural athletic tools that can potentially become a danger in the NFL. He slings the ball with ease, but, right now it's very hard to consider h ...  read more

 
Why you should only use straight bets
Wager Web Jan 14, 2015  
Success with investing in sporting events is no different than any other investment. One needs to select the correct vehicle, in our case games, and manage their portfolio, in our case bankroll. Failure at either one will surely spell doom to any investment plan. This article covers the latter, managing our bankroll. Bankroll simply refers to money we set aside to invest in sporting events. I ...  read more
 
Would the NBA be a better product if young players were forced to play longer in college?
Mike Anthony Jan 13, 2015  
In a day and age where players options have become so open it gives them all so many choices on what to do. From even going to college, to whether or not they are staying long term, or jumping straight from high school. Should players be able to make their own choices? Of course they should be able to. It doesn't make any logical sense to say they shouldn't be able to do as such. Everyone can ...  read more
 
NFL Playoffs: Conference Champions at Stake!
Jim Feist Jan 12, 2015  
by Jim Feist This is it, the final weekend of games before the Super Bowl. The last month we've been hearing about playoff seedings, bye weeks and home field advantage. Are all those things really important? Historically it has been during the second round of the playoffs. Teams with the bye have home field advantage and two weeks to prepare, both of which are usually important edges this time ...  read more
 
Razor Ray's NHL Trend Report - Week 14
Ray Monohan Jan 12, 2015  
The NHL handicapping season is in full swing, and hockey bettors are looking anywhere they can to find edges in an effort to one-up the bookmakers. Many players in the league have established track records and it’s by looking at their history that we can begin to find holes in the oddsmakers’ lines. Here is a look at some stats and trends worth keeping an eye on when breaking down the board thi ...  read more
 
Odds and Ends for the First CFP National Championship Game
Tony Acosta Jan 12, 2015  
Odds and Ends for the First CFP National Championship Game by Tony Acosta Most of the Big Money bettors here in the Desert like the Ohio State Buckeyes plus the touchdown in the CFP National Championship Game to be played Monday night January 12. The Point Spread The Ohio Buckeyes in a rare underdog roll have drawn substantial action from sharp money bettors prompting a number of the Ve ...  read more
 
Why you should always use straight, flat bets
Sean Higgs Jan 12, 2015  
Success with investing in sporting events is no different than any other investment. One needs to select the correct vehicle, in our case games, and manage their portfolio, in our case bankroll. Failure at either one will surely spell doom to any investment plan. This article covers the latter, managing our bankroll. Bankroll simply refers to money we set aside to invest in sporting events. ...  read more
 
Ice Bowl Part Deux: Dallas at Green Bay
Michael Black Jan 11, 2015  
It's been nearly half a century since the most famous football game was played in Lambeau Field, the Ice Bowl, and we're getting a rematch early this Sunday as the Green Bay Packers play host to the Dallas Cowboys. This is the first time the Dallas Cowboys have played a game in Lambeau Field since 1967, that in itself is amazing. Dallas has upgraded QB Don Meredith to Tony Romo while the Packers h ...  read more
 
NFL Divisional Playoffs: Dallas Cowboys vs Green Bay Packers
Big Jay Dotson Jan 10, 2015  
This game features the Dallas Cowboys vs the Green Bay Packers. This should prove to a great game as both of these teams had monster regular seasons as both finished 12-4. It's no secret how good the Cowboys have been on the road this season as they finished 8-0, but not to be outdone the Packers finished 8-0 at home this season. Green Bay's QB Aaron Rodgers will be fighting a calf injury on Sun ...  read more
 
NFL Playoffs
Baltimore South Crew Jan 9, 2015  

And then there were 8...

The NFL season is now down to the final 8 teams and it's no surprise that each team is represented by a Pro-Bowl level quarterback. A Pro-Bowl quarterback can get you this far...but what other factors will get you over the hump and to the Super Bowl?

Can you rush the ball effectively on offense? Yes, I know, we are living in a day of high-po ...  read more

 
When Is it Time to 'Fade' the Golden State Warriors?
Brandon Shively Jan 9, 2015  
While the Golden State Warriors are looking like the best team in the NBA and are almost unbeatable at home, they will be going on the road soon and I think there will be multiple times to fade them. On Friday (1/16), they have to travel to play @ Oklahoma City where the Thunder will be looking to get revenge from a 117-91 loss they just took on January 5th when they shot only 30.6% from the floor ...  read more
 
Who is the most important player for a deep Dallas Cowboys playoff run?
Tony Karpinski Jan 8, 2015  
DeMarco Murray has been beyond phenomenal this year with 1845 rushing yds and 13 scores on the ground. His season has done nothing but build an immense amount of confidence in the teams running game, more so than anytime recently.

This season, the Dallas Cowboys have had the 3rd most rushing plays in the entire NFL with 508. Murray has been averaging 24.5 carries/game this season. And ...  read more

 
College Football National Championship Game Picks: 5 Keys for the Ducks
Doc's Sports Jan 8, 2015  
by Doc's Sports - 1/8/2015 There is no shortage of hype surrounding the Oregon Ducks heading into the National Championship Game. Quarterbacked by the Heisman winner, they absolutely crushed the most hated elite team in the country with an explosive offense and a pretty solid defense. Ohio State was great in their game as well, but the Ducks did enough to make them the solid favorites heading i ...  read more
 
NFC Divisional Playoff Preview - Cowboys vs Packers
Tony Corleone Jan 7, 2015  
Two very good 12-4 teams face off in an NFC divisional playoff tilt this Sunday. This should be a very entertaining contest. The Cowboys have averaged a league-best 34.4 points on the road this season while going a perfect 8-0. Green Bay has averaged an NFL high of 39.8 points at home while also going a perfect 8-0. This will be the first time in NFL playoff history a team that went 8-0 at home wi ...  read more
 
Hyundai Tournament of Champions Preview and Picks
Jimmy Boyd Jan 6, 2015  
The 2015 PGA Tour unofficially gets underway this week with the Hyundai Tournament of Champions from the Plantation Course at Kapalua. This is a Friday start with a Monday finish that is designated for 2014-15 winners only. Of the 38 qualifiers, 34 are slated to tee it up this week. While the official start to the season is already 3 months in, the Hyundai is the first stop of the New Year and thi ...  read more
 
Lower Scoring in College Basketball- How to Adjust Your Betting Strategy
Kyle Hunter Jan 6, 2015  
Scoring is way down in college basketball this year. Remember, last year the new hand check rule was put into place and that meant a lot of free throws. The rules have been changed a bit to lessen the impact of that foul. In addition, there have been a lot more charging calls this year, which obviously hurts scoring. Finally, the tempo has slowed down quite a bit. The average tempo that teams are ...  read more
 
Razor Ray's NHL Trend Report - Week 13
Ray Monohan Jan 5, 2015  
The NHL season is in full swing, and hockey bettors are looking anywhere they can to find edges in an effort to one-up the bookmakers. Many players in the league have established track records and it’s by looking at their history that we can begin to find holes in the oddsmakers’ lines. Here is a look at some stats and trends worth keeping an eye on when breaking down the board this week, and i ...  read more
 
NFL Playoff Time!
Jim Feist Jan 5, 2015  
by Jim Feist As the playoffs begin, those who earned the top two seeds in each conference have a key edge, as they get a bye the first week while watching the others duke it out. Sitting at home this past weekend were the Patriots, Broncos, Seahawks and Packers. Why is that significant? A year ago the 4 bye teams were the Broncos, Patriots, Seahawks and Panthers. The top AFC teams met in ...  read more
 
Final 4 Takes in CFB - National Title Look Ahead
Tony George Jan 5, 2015  
By Tony George The much anticipated Rose and Sugar Bowls and the new Final 4 format has passed, and in my opinion the best 2 teams in America are squaring off in Jerry World for the top prize in college football on Monday January 12th. Oregon is installed in Las Vegas as a 7 point favorite, and oddsmakers are expecting a shootout with a total of 73.5 in the national title game. I think oddsmak ...  read more
 
Why the Bucs take Marcus Mariota with the 1st pick in the NFL draft?
Michael Alexander Jan 4, 2015  
The Tampa Bucs GM Jason Licht was in attendance for the Rose Bowl. If the Bucs had any doubt about Marcus Mariota and were leaning toward Winston, who was 29-0 up till the Rose Bowl, now they have an even harder decision to make. One month ago, I would've agreed Winston would be a better fit for the Bucs. After watching Marcus Mariota move in the pocket and make crisp, accurate throws, I k ...  read more
 
Some Advice On Dealing with a Cold Streak
TJ Masterline Jan 4, 2015  
If you gamble on sports long enough, you'll have to deal with the inevitable losing streak. It doesn't matter how long you've been betting, or how good of a handicapper you are, there are going to be periods where absolutely nothing goes right. How bettors deal with these losing streaks will go a long way in determining their eventual success, or failure, in the world of sports gambling. Anyone c ...  read more
 
Ryan Lindley
Stephen Nover Jan 3, 2015  
Is Ryan Lindley the worst quarterback ever to start a playoff game? I'd have to say yes. Lindley is 1-5 as a starter. His career numbers are two touchdowns thrown in 264 attempts with 15 turnovers. He's completed less than 51 percent of his throws for an average gain of 4.9 yards. I can't think of a worst quarterback who ever started during the postseason. Can you? On the handicapping ...  read more
 
National Title Showdown: Who Will Be No. 1?
Jim Feist Dec 29, 2014  
by Jim Feist Happy New Year! After recovering from the weekend's New Year festivities, we glide through the end of the bowl season. A few more bowls are appetizers for the tune-up that is first Final Four for all the marbles. Music City Bowl (Wed., Dec. 31st): The SEC meets the ACC to close out the year as No. 7 Mississippi State battles No.12 Georgia Tech. Mississippi State (10-2) was th ...  read more
 
NBA Early Season Surges
Jim Feist Dec 26, 2014  
by Jim Feist Preseason prognosticators and handicapping analysis focuses in on what they expect to happen, based on the draft and offseason moves, but there are always surprises at the start of each season. Here's a look at some of the early NBA teams off to impressive starts. Raptors: With LeBron leaving Miami and Indiana losing its best player to an offseason injury, there’s a vacuum ...  read more
 
NFL Juggernauts and Fading Has Beens
Jim Feist Dec 16, 2014  
by Jim Feist NFL parity is alive and well in 2014! The Chiefs had a terrific run, storming into first place….until the 0-10 Raiders stunned them, 24-20. Jacksonville has had another miserable season, but the lone victory during a terrible start was in mid-season against Cleveland, 24-6 -- the same Browns team that has been contention for a division title all year. Even the laughable Jets fou ...  read more
 
How much pressure is now on CP3?
Tony Karpinski Dec 5, 2014  
Without question, one quick glance shows a stellar career for Chris Paul of the LA Clippers. He has accomplished some great numbers over his 9 year career, and has affected many with his great passing skills and his silky smooth jump shot over the years. But pressure is surely on the rise for Paul he is now one of the 3 top ended stars in the NBA without having won a championship, along wi ...  read more
 
Mike Handzelek's Turkey Stuffers & Week 13 NFL Weekend Wonders
Point Shaver Handzelek Dec 1, 2014  
Thursday, November 27, 2014 Chicago Bears vs. Detroit Lions (NFL) - 12:30 PM EST Premium Pick Pick: Total: 47.0/-108 Over Pick Title: Earlybird Turkey Totality Win This Bears defense may have looked good the last 2 weeks, but that was @ home! The past 2 road contests, they have yielded 106 points. I believe QB Matthew Stafford can find the end zone enough here. The last 5 games, th ...  read more
 
Late Season Football: Shocking Upsets Abound
Jim Feist Nov 26, 2014  
by Jim Feist It's Thanksgiving week, which means the middle of the NFL campaign while winding down the college football regular season. Late season college football means heated races for conference titles and bowl berths, plus rivalries that span decades. These games can have far more importance for players than September/October clashes. Oklahoma/Ok-State, USC/UCLA, Florida/Florida State, G ...  read more
 
Sean Higgs CBB Mid-Major Value, fade some Power Conference programs
Sean Higgs Nov 19, 2014  
Look at that calender people! It is November. Thanksgiving is right around the corner. I want you to personally stuff that bird full of cash money! No better time to BURY THE MAN than with early College Hoops.

There are just so many teams, you can't keep up. I do this 365/24/7 and it is a lot of work me for. Any pro should tell you it isn't an easy job. Now, what I like to do, is find the v ...  read more

 


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