Vegas Betting Odds on Favorites & Longshots to Win 2017 Masters

The Masters is one of golf’s most prestigious events. It’s the first of the four major tournaments. For those that don’t know, it’s held at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. It’s the only of the four majors that is held at the same location each year. This tournament seems like it’s a cut… Read More »

Baseball Future Wagers: Current Odds to win the 2017 MVP Trophy

The 2017 MLB regular season will be here before you know it. That means it’s time to take a serious look at the future odds. The odds to win the World Series is the most talked about future bet leading up to the new season. However, it’s not the only one worth paying attention to. Get… Read More »

Baseball Prop Bets: Updated Odds to win the 2017 Cy Young Trophy

The start of the 2017 MLB regular season is just around the corner. Now is the time to get in your future bets for the upcoming year. The focus for this article will be on the Cy Young award, but there’s other betting options out there. One that goes right along with this one, is… Read More »

MLB Predictions: Projected Team Records & World Series Winner

Baseball is back and it’s time to give out my predictions for the 2017 season. The new year officially kicks off with three games Sunday, April 2. Followed by a full slate of games on Monday April 3. The Chicago Cubs went into last season as the team to beat and they disappoint. Chicago snapped… Read More »

March Madness Tournament Recap & Sweet 16 Preview, Odds & Schedule

It’s the same thing every year, but it’s still hard to grasp just how quickly the NCAA Tournament unfolds. Just a week ago we were making our predictions on the field of 68 teams. Now we are down to the Sweet 16 and by this time next week we will know what teams will be… Read More »

Money Line to Break Even Win Percentage Conversion Table

Have you ever wondered what the chances of a team winning was based off of the money line for the game?  That’s a key part of understanding money line bets. The following chart shows how likely a team is to win based off the odds. This is helpful in handicapping because you can see just… Read More »

March Madness Betting: ATS Results by Seed Ranking & Round

Nearly the entire country will be focusing on picking a perfect bracket this week. It’s reported that 40 millions Americans participate in March Madness by entering some kind of tournament bracket contest. However, some people like to put down some action on the games. The NCAA Tournament brings a lot of gamblers to the window… Read More »

Look at How High-Seeded Mid-Majors Perform in the NCAA Tournament

Jump to: First Round Second Round Sweet 16 Elite Eight Final Four Championship Last year’s NCAA Tournament field didn’t feature a single top seeded mid-major team. It was the first time since 2012. The only mid-major with a high-seed in 2017 is Gonzaga, who is the No. 1 overall seed in the West Region. I… Read More »

Cost of Attending March Madness: Average Ticket Prices For Each Round

The NCAA Tournament is considered by many to be the greatest sporting event of the year. While some would argue the Super Bowl is at the top of the list, it’s just one game. And, the ticket prices reflect that scarcity. March Madness spans 67 games over three weeks.  If you haven’t had a chance… Read More »

Roughly 70 Million March Madness Bracket Contests Entered Each Year

Once the field of 68 is announced on Selection Sunday, it’s time to go to work on this year’s bracket. There’s a good chance if you are reading this article, you have filled out a bracket for March Madness.  For most of you, it’s something you have done every year since you were a kid.  I’ve already… Read More »

Total Amount of Money Bet on March Madness in Las Vegas & Overall

It is nearly impossible to determine the total amount actually wagered on the NCAA Tournament. Not only do you have to track the legal wagering in Nevada, Delaware, Montana and Oregon.  But, you can’t forget the illegal wagering online,  through bookies and with friends. Get Jimmy’s Premium Service FREE with his 100% sportsbook match offer! On top of that, there is millions (if not billions) bet with office pools and other… Read More »

March Madness Bracket Tips: Basic Strategies & Picking Upsets

Looking to win your office pool or one of those big contests online? This article is all about helping you pick a perfect bracket this year. I’ve put together several March Madness tips that I’m confident will help you finish near the top. I cover the basic strategies to follow from the start, as well… Read More »

March Madness: Final Four Sleeper Picks in Each Region of Tournament

Cinderella stories are what the big dance is all about, and it wouldn’t surprise me if we have more than one in 2017. There are upsets every year, and finding those upsets can help you win your bracket. In this article, I’ll give my top 3 sleepers (schools outside the top 3 seeds) in each region. These aren’t… Read More »

Top 2017 March Madness Bracket Contests to Fill Out, Prizes & Payouts

The NCAA Tournament field is set!  Millions will take part in office pools this season.  We have tracked down the top online March Madness contests with the best prizes. Most are free to join! List of 2017 March Madness Bracket Challenges to Fill Out & Prizes Yahoo Sports Yahoo is definitely a contest worth entering.… Read More »

NCAA Tournament Player Fantasy Draft Pool Rankings

EVERYONE fills out brackets, but there are also other pools and contests you can get into to participate in March Madness. Personally, I’ve been doing an individual player fantasy draft for the tourney.  It’s a live draft in which we go through and pick individual players.  The scoring is based on total points scored by the players on your… Read More »

Download & Print Your March Madness Bracket & Schedule

The field of 68 for the 2017 men’s NCAA Basketball Tournament has been set. If you are looking for a blank bracket to print out to keep track of your picks, just click on the button below.  The file is in PDF format.  Head to Adobe for a free PDF reader if you don’t have… Read More »

Top March Madness Upset Picks & Predictions for Each Region

The field for the 2017 NCAA Tournament has just been announced. It’s time to start breaking down the matchups and figuring out which teams are on upset alert. Top 3 Upset Predictions for Each Region of the 2017 NCAA Tournament This is an essential part of any good bracket. I’ve compiled a list of my… Read More »

2017 NCAA Basketball Tournament Pro Bracket Help: Boyd’s Expert Picks

The field has been set and there’s just a few days to get your picks in before the games start. If you are a picker who is struggling with filling out your bracket, I’m here to help. Not only am I one of the best predictors around, but each year I give out my expert recommendations on the… Read More »

Picking NCAA Tournament by Seed: Records, Results & Chances of Winning

The NCAA Tournament field has finally been set for the 2016-17 season.  This is the most exciting times of year.  More than 40 million Americans fill out over 70 million brackets. That is a lot of competition. Our goal here is to help you be better than average.  We want to help you fill out more… Read More »

Perfect March Madness Bracket: Chances of Getting Every Game Right

Whether you are a college basketball fanatic or not, chances are you will take a stab at filling out a bracket. Once the field of 68 is announced for the upcoming NCAA Tournament, it’s time to go to work. You only have three days after Selection Sunday to analyze the matchups and figure out who will… Read More »

NFL Scoring by Quarter: Highest & Average Per Game

I’ve been doing a little bit of research into NFL handicapping and I thought of comparing the scoring of first and second halves. The reason is to further understand the sport and also to see if there are any weaknesses in these lesser bet lines that I can exploit.  I went back over the last… Read More »

March Madness Trends & Historical NCAA Tournament Bracket Statistics

Do you want tournament bracket trends that will give you an edge when filling out your bracket this year?  Lucky for you I’ve done the research so you don’t have to. I’m sure you know to have a No. 12 picked to beat a No. 5 in your bracket.  I’m sure my upset predictions will have one or… Read More »

NCAA Basketball Tournament: Field Expansion Facts & Champions History

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is one of the most exciting events in sports.  That is why there are more than 70 million brackets that get filled out. That pales in comparison to the estimated $2.5 billion bet on the games.  It is one of the busiest times for bettors and fans alike. Bet with Reduced Juice at… Read More »

NCAA Basketball Conference Tournaments: 2017 Odds to Win & Schedules

Stay up to date with all the conference tournament action over the next two weeks. We have a complete rundown of each conference with the schedule, past champions and odds to win it this year.  If an underdog in a major conference wins, it can have significant effects on our bracketology. Be sure to check… Read More »

How to Win NCAA Tournament Bracket Pools & Contests

There are many different strategies to winning an NCAA Tournament bracket pool.  But, no one strategy covers everyone in every situation.  The strategy you’ll see leading up to the tourney is on situational and historical statistics. Strategy to Help You Win NCAA Tournament Bracket Pools & Contests For example, you should generally take teams that are favored by the… Read More »