Same Season Revenge in College Football

One of the most popular angles that handicappers use in giving their reasons for liking a game is revenge.  In college football this typically means one team beat another the previous year, but every once in a while you get two teams that play each other a second time during the same season.  What I… Read More »

Struggles of Teams That Just Missed Playoff or Championship Game

When it comes to handicapping bowl games, one of the key things you have to look at is motivation. Statistics are nice and can’t be ignored completely, but it’s not the determining factor like it is during the regular season. While there’s several scenarios that could have a team not all that interested in their… Read More »

Key Numbers in NBA Betting: Common Scoring Margins

A lot of attention is paid to key numbers in the NFL and college football, but what about basketball? I thought it would be a good idea to check on what the key NBA numbers are. Doing so will allow us to see which numbers, if any, it makes sense to buy on to or off… Read More »

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BetDSI Sportsbook Review

BetDSI continues to be one of the top online sportsbooks in the industry. Since they opened in 1998, BetDSI has made quite a name for themselves. They are partnered with, but provide their own unique experience. Most importantly, BetDSI is a safe and secure place to open an account. For those of you who aren’t… Read More »

Sports Betting Myths

It’s time to bust some sports betting myths that I continue to hear year after year after year. These kinds of rumors are taken at face value simply because they “sound right.” But, you need to get rid of these biases when handicapping sports. Sometimes these beliefs are accepted because it serves some purpose in explaining losing wagers.… Read More »

Sports Betting Online Sportsbook Review

SportsBettingOnline was created with the idea that betting should be simple.  For the most part, they’ve succeeded.  At this sportsbook you’ll find wagering options on just about anything you can imagine. CLICK HERE to sign up for a NEW account at SportsBettingOnline ***If you use the link above to create a new account, we will give… Read More »

GTBets Offshore Sportsbook Review, Payouts, & Deposit Bonuses is one of the biggest up-and-coming sites in the sportsbook/online casino industry. When this book first launched in 2011, there were plenty of skeptics. It’s safe to say that’s not the case anymore. GT Bets has cemented itself as one of the best and most trusted online sportsbooks available today. Providing comprehensive sportbook reviews is something… Read More »

MLB Umpire Over Under Stats to Use for Betting Totals

The table below lists the over/under results for active MLB home plate umpires.  The numbers include all games through the 2015 regular season. For each ump you will see the number of seasons and games included in their sample.  We have also calculated the average runs scored in their games and how often they go… Read More »

How the Best and Worst NBA Teams Finish the Season ATS

When it comes to NBA handicapping, experts are constantly looking for edges to over the NBA odds. Today we take a look at handicapping the NBA best and worst teams over the final quarter of the season. We determined the best and worst teams byt number of double-digit wins/losses. We feel the number of blowout wins… Read More » Review is one of the top online books in the industry today. It’s considered to be the largest sportsbook/casino in the world. They are believed to have over 1 million members, who wager close to $3 billion each year. I think it’s safe to say that this is one of the most trusted sportsbooks you are… Read More »

Final Four Commercial Prices

It’s no secret that March Madness is one of the biggest sporting events in the world today. For three weeks fans are glued to their TVs and mobile devices to catch the action and find out who will win the NCAA Tournament. This creates a huge platform for companies to advertise their products to consumers.… Read More »

Complete List of NCAA Tournament Expert Bracket Picks

Below you will find Final Four and National Championship bracket picks from several of the top experts from around the web.  The top table shows the consensus picks for each region and the championship and you can find links to the full brackets from each expert in the second table. Maybe using a group of… Read More »

BetOnline Sportsbook Review

BetOnline is one of the most popular choices for betting on sports.  They have received excellent reviews from almost every major review site.  We consider it one of your top options. Click here to sign up for a new BetOnline account! How It Got Its Start This book started as Best Line Sports back in… Read More »

NCAA Basketball Ratings

College basketball can be tough to handicap.  There is a wide range of player talent on the court each night.  No matter what people think, it’s tough to see based on the eye test.  You might think a team looks extremely athletic, when in reality their opponent is just not. Another reason it’s difficult to beat the… Read More »

Odds to Make the NBA Playoffs

We are in the home stretch of the 2015-16 NBA regular season. Playoffs start on April 16 and the regular season set to concluded on April 13. Several teams have all but secured their spot in the postseason. Others are hoping they can do enough over the final 20-25 games to punch a ticket. Oddsmakers have released… Read More »

Bookmaker Sportsbook Review

Near the top of any review of sports betting sites you will find Bookmaker’s name.  This site was a front runner in the world of betting online.  They have since become an industry leader. Their motto is: “Where the Line Originates”.  Why?  Most books do not release their odds until they have had a chance to check first.… Read More »

Best Betting Guide with Tips on How to Handicap NCAA Basketball

Prepare to take your college basketball betting to the next level with the most comprehensive handicapping guide ever assembled. Using our complete list of tips and resources you will be extremely well-equipped to take on the sportsbooks from the regular season to the NCAA Tournament! Handicapping College Basketball: Information is Power You need to gather… Read More »

Highest Paid MLB Players

Below you’ll find the top 25 baseball player salaries for this season.  We calculated each player’s salary by dividing the size of their current deal by the number of years left on that contract. This is slightly different than what each player’s base salary might be for the season.  Yet, this average salary gives a better representation of… Read More »

Situational Handicapping

One way to handicap games is to use situations.  Not surprisingly this method is called situational handicapping.  Situational handicapping is one of the best ways to beat the NBA and NFL odds. What Are Situations? There are circumstances surrounding every single game.  Some simple examples are previous game, upcoming game, weather, time of day, and… Read More »

Home Field Advantage By Sport

Home field or court advantage doesn’t always mean talking about who wins most often at home. That’s part of it.  But, what we really want to quantify when handicapping sports is how much it influences the score.  The best way to figure this out is to compare the home/road splits from comparable schedules.  This gives us an idea of how many… Read More »