NCAA Tournament First Round First Half Totals

Taking a look ahead to next week, the 2014 NCAA Tournament will be upon us. March Madness draws in almost everyone, including 40 million Americans.  There are not too many people who are not involved in at least one bracket pool somewhere. The tourney also increases the action at sports books as a lot of bettors take… Read More »

NBA Home Court Edge Before All-Star Break

Handicapping the NBA leading up to the All-Star break can be a bit of a challenge. It’s difficult to figure out which teams are motivated to go into the break on a high note and which teams are more excited about the extra days off. While there are several different things you can look at,… Read More »

February College Basketball Betting System

February in college basketball is all about seeding for the NCAA Tournament.  Each team’s performance in the last 10 games of the season plays an important role in how they fare come Selection Sunday.  So, what a team does during this time is all about building their tournament resume. What also occurs in this month… Read More »

Handicapping NFL Divisional Matchups in Playoffs

The Seattle Seahawks’ showdown against the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship Game will mark the second time in this year’s playoffs that two teams from the same division will have faced off for a third time in the postseason. The other was last week’s Divisional Round showdown between the Denver Broncos and San… Read More »

Handicapping NFL Championship Round

The Championship Round of the 2014 NFL playoffs is set. The Denver Broncos will host the New England Patriots in the AFC, and the Seattle Seahawks will square off against the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC. While both of these contests are rematches from the regular season, I decided to dig a little deeper… Read More »

Handicapping NFL Playoff Teams Off a Bye

Since the 2002 expansion and reorganization, the playoffs have consisted of the four division winners and two Wild Card teams from each conference. In order to make the six-team bracket work, the NFL awarded the top two division winners from each conference a first round bye, leaving the other two division champs to host the… Read More »