Buccaneers Panthers Odds

The Carolina Panthers (14-1) will host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (6-9) at Bank of America Stadium. Kickoff for this division battle is scheduled for 4:05 PM EST on Sunday and will be televised on FOX. Our Week 17 NFL betting odds have the Panthers listed as a 10.5-point favorite with a total set at 47… Read More »

Vegas Spread Predictions: Sugar Bowl Game Odds & Free Pick Preview

The No. 7 Oklahoma Sooners are set to take on the No. 14 Auburn Tigers in the Sugar Bowl. The game is scheduled for Monday, January 2nd. Kickoff is set for 8:30 EST at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. Oddmakers have the Sooners as a 3-point favorite with the total at 63.5 points. Click… Read More »

Week 13 NFL Odds

It’s time to turn our attention to Week 13 of the 2016 NFL regular season. Here’s a complete list of all the games with start times, TV listings and betting odds. There’s just 5 weeks left in the regular season and the pressure is building. What’s great is we still have a number of teams… Read More »

Bills Patriots Odds

The New England Patriots (9-0) will look to keep their perfect record intact when they host the Buffalo Bills (5-4) on Monday Night Football. Kickoff is scheduled for 8:30 EST at Gillette Stadium and will be televised on ESPN. Taking a look at the Week 11 NFL betting odds, New England is currently listed as… Read More »

How to Bet Hockey

Betting hockey is no easy task for the uninitiated.  In no way would anyone be expected to simply check the odds and feel confident in placing a wager.  There is a lot to learn before you even get started.  You’ll need to learn how to understand what all of the numbers mean, as well as… Read More »

Eagles Cowboys Odds

The Dallas Cowboys (2-5) are set to host the Philadelphia Eagles (3-4) in a NFC East showdown on Sunday Night Football. Kickoff is scheduled for 8:30 EST at AT&T Stadium in Arlington and will be televised nationally on NBC. Taking a look at the Week 9 NFL odds, the Eagles are listed as a 2.5-point… Read More »

College Basketball Teams After Losing to a Good Team

When handicapping college basketball you have to look at more than the obvious statistics.  Don’t get me wrong.  Statistics play a big role in the handicapping process.  It’s just there there are also a lot of situational advantages that can be found. For instance, a team that goes on the road and loses to the… Read More »

NBA Revenge Betting System

One of the popular handicapping strategies for the NBA is to look at revenge, but it’s not something you can pick a winner on without adding in some additional factors. In fact, if you were to simply bet teams in a revenge situation over every game since 1995 (not including playoffs), you would have gone… Read More »

NHL Home Ice Advantage

How much is it worth to each team in the NHL to play on their home ice?  It is common knowledge that playing at home is an advantage to teams in every sport, but what is not as clear is how much of an advantage it is. We looked at every regular season NHL game… Read More »

The Ultimate College Football Handicapping Guidebook

Welcome to the most comprehensive NCAA football betting guide on the planet! We’ve compiled an exhaustive list of resources with one goal in mind: to help you win more of your wagers! Get Jimmy’s Premium Service FREE with his 100% sportsbook match offer! There’s No Such Thing as Too Much Quality Information To be sure,… Read More »

Arbitrage Betting

The easiest way to guarantee to make money betting on sports is arbitrage betting, also known as miracle bets or sure bets.  These cases occur when bookmakers have different opinions on a game and a bettor can make a profit regardless of the outcome. Obviously the bookmakers do not love people who place arb bets.… Read More »

College Basketball ATS Records by Point Spread

The table below lists team records by closing line for NCAA basketball games since 2006. We’ve included records against the spread, straight up, winning percentages for both, and margins for both. Against the spread margin shows how many points each team covers by (positive number) or fails to cover by (negative number). The first table provided is for… Read More »

College Football Key Numbers

If you are familiar with betting on college football, you may have heard of key numbers on point spreads before. Key numbers are the most common final scoring margins in college football games.  For example, a final score of 35-21 would have a margin of 14 points. We’ve taken a look at every college football… Read More »

NFL Key Numbers

Anyone who does any NFL betting has heard of key numbers for point spreads before.  Key numbers are simply the most common margins of victory.  For example, a final score of 24-21 would have a margin of victory of 3 points.  What’s really important is just how often the key numbers occur. We included all… Read More »

Odds to Win the Stanley Cup

The NHL odds to Win the Stanley Cup have been posted by Vegas and this page gives you all of the details. For those of you who are not familiar with the money line format the odds are in, the + number means how much you would win on a $100 bet.  For example, +900… Read More »

College Basketball Key Numbers

What are the key numbers in college basketball? Football gets the most attention with the popularity of three and seven.  But, it’s important to know which margins occur the most often in every sport.  This can help you make better teaser bets. You can also take advantage of certain point spreads. We looked at every NCAA basketball… Read More »

Teasers

What is a Teaser Bet? What is a teaser?  Simply put, a teaser is very similar to a parlay but with adjusted point spreads and a reduced payout.  Essentially you are “buying” a set number of points. For example, in the NFL a 2-team, 6-point teaser if fairly common.  If you like the Patriots -7.5… Read More »

NBA ATS Records by Point Spread

The table below lists team records by closing line for NBA games since 1995.  It includes ATS records, straight up records, winning percentages, and margins for both.  ATS margin show how many points each team covers by (+ number) or fails to cover by (- number). Keep in mind this is an average based on the… Read More »

Highest Paid NBA Players

The table below lists the top 25 average player salaries for the current NBA season.  The Average Salary column for each player is based on the average per year each player would make based on their current contract.  The Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony will make more than any other player this season, followed closely by Kobe… Read More »

How to Bet the NBA

While the NBA isn’t on the same level as the NFL in terms of popularity, it’s a sport you can make some serious cash in. When it comes to handicapping the NBA, there’s a lot that goes into it. This article is for those of you who are knew to betting on the NBA and… Read More »

NBA Regular Season Rematch Games

I talk to a lot of handicappers on a daily basis.  This is great because we can bounce ideas off of one another and you can learn different matchup situations that are worth looking at. Recently, I was talking to a handicapper who mentioned how NBA teams did when they play those strange back-to-back games… Read More »

NBA Predictions

The start of the NBA season will be here soon, which means it’s time to start thinking about how each team will do compared to their expectations.  Here is how I see each division panning out this season. You can check out our NBA standings page during the year to compare how I’ve done and… Read More »

NBA Spread to Money Line Conversion

For the uninitiated, betting on the money line simply means betting on which team you think will win the game.  The money line is adjusted based on the spread to help books mitigate risk. For example, a favorite of four points in the NBA might have a money line of around -184. This means you would… Read More »

How to Bet the NFL

Betting on the NFL is extremely popular, but not everyone is aware of how to bet it or how many different types of bets are available to make. For the uninitiated, all of this information can be a bit overwhelming and even a little confusing. This article serves as a great tool to reference whenever… Read More »

How to Bet on NCAA Basketball

A lot of people love college basketball.  If you consider yourself an expert on the sport then you might want to try to make some money off of your knowledge.  You can do this by betting on games.  There are a lot of options when it comes to betting NCAA basketball.  But, with this article I’m… Read More »

NBA Power Rankings

Power rankings are a tool that should be in every handicapper’s arsenal.  They provide you with a simple and basic predicted line on a game.  Some offer specific numbers whereas others just rank the order of the teams.  You can combine power rankings to come up with your own unique take on each team.  I… Read More »

Halftime Betting

Halftime betting has increased in popularity recently.  Basically this is just a bet that is made at halftime of a game and is graded based on how the second half and overtime shake out.  The game essentially starts over at 0-0 when the second half starts. You can take advantage of these halftime bets to… Read More »

Seahawks Bengals Odds

This Sunday the Cincinnati Bengals (4-0) will host the Seattle Seahawks (2-2) in what has turned out to be a highly anticipated non-conference matchup. Kickoff is scheduled for 1:00 EST at Paul Brown Stadium and will be televised locally on FOX. Our Week 5 NFL odds show the Bengals listed as a 2.5-point home favorite… Read More »

NCAAF Home Underdog System

The college football season is quickly approaching and I wanted to share with you a very profitable system to take advantage of this season. Unfortunately the system is strictly related to conference games, so we won’t see it come up too much early in the year with most teams playing a good portion of their… Read More »

College Football Home Field Advantage

Which college football teams really have the best home field advantage? Most sources try to generalize the upper hand into a simple number that can be applied to every team and every game. The fact of the matter is, there is no magic number that applies universally (the national average is just over three points, but it… Read More »

Handicapping Team ATS Records in Bowl Games

There’s a lot of different things you can look at when trying to handicap a specific bowl game matchup. I wanted to see how teams performed against the spread based on they did against the spread in the regular season. While it’s certainly not a factor you can use on it’s own, it does appear… Read More »

How to Handicap NCAA Football Teams Off Blowout Wins & ATS Covers

There’s a number of factors you have to consider when handicapping NCAA football. One of those is how to handle a tea, coming off a game that got out of hand. This article takes a look at how teams perform coming off both big wins and big losses. The idea behind this research is I… Read More »

Betting College Football Teams Off High Scoring Games

It’s no secret that the betting public likes to play the OVER, especially on teams that they know can put up some points. That urge to back the OVER figures to be at it’s strongest after a game in which one of the teams playing lit up the scoreboard in their previous game. I wanted… Read More »

How Much Sportsbooks Make

The only reliable data we have on how much money sportsbooks make comes from the legal sportsbooks in the state of Nevada.  The Nevada Gaming Control Board reports the money coming into sportsbooks and how much of that money is kept as profit. We took a look at the reports for the last ten years… Read More »

Look at Major League Baseball Home Field Advantage For All 30 Teams

Every team gets an edge playing in front of the home crowd.  But, do you know exactly how much home field is worth for each MLB team?  If you simply look at the league average over the years, you’ll find playing in the friendly confines is worth about 0.15 runs.  That’s almost nothing. This is a little surprising. … Read More »

Guide to Betting on Sports

If you are new to sports betting or have never taken the time to learn about the many different ways to bet on sports, it can be a bit overwhelming to understand exactly what everything means. There are a lot of numbers and terms to learn about before you even really know what you are… Read More »

Percentage of Bets Needed to Win to Break Even

One of the common misconceptions with amateur bettors is that they need to hit 60% to 70% of their bets to show a big profit. While it’s within reason to hit that high of a percentage over a short period of time, it’s not a sustainable rate over the long run. The question you should… Read More »

Key Numbers

When it comes to betting on sports, knowing about key numbers is absolutely essential to having success.  First and foremost, what exactly is a “key number”?  For the uninitiated, key numbers are those numbers that show up most often as the final margin of victory or as the final point total in a given game… Read More »

Understanding Reverse Line Movement

What does reverse line movement mean and is it a profitable strategy to wager on games? This is a popular question that we get from inexperienced bettors. It’s something that is brought up a lot around the industry. For those of you who are confused on it’s meaning, here’s an in-depth explanation. Get Jimmy’s Premium Service… Read More »