Free Win/Place/Show Picks for the Belmont Stakes Race

The final leg of the Triple Crown is just around the corner. The 2017 Belmont Stakes is scheduled for Saturday, June 10. For more information on the race and how to bet on the event, check out our Belmont betting guide. Known as the “The Test of Champions” for its grueling distance of 1.5 miles,… Read More »

Horses in the 2017 Belmont Stakes That Are Contenders to Win

We are just a little over a week away from the 2017 Belmont Stakes, which will be the 149th running of this historic event. The hype and level of coverage of this race depend heavily on if there’s a horse with a chance to win the elusive Triple Crown. With Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming… Read More »

Current Odds to Win Belmont – Betting Favorites, Contenders & Field

The 2017 Belmont Stakes will be the 149th running of the oldest Triple Crown event. The race will take place at Belmont Park in New York and is scheduled for Saturday, June 10. The anticipation for this event relies on whether or not there’s a horse who can win the Triple Crown. Unfortunately, that won’t be the case… Read More »

Dummies Guide to Handicapping Last Leg of Triple Crown: Belmont Stakes

New to horse racing and looking to get started this week at the Belmont? This article will get you up to speed in a hurry. Don’t expect a ton of hype for this year’s race. There is no threat of a Triple Crown winner after Derby winner, Always Dreaming, finished a disappointing 8th in the… Read More »

Indianapolis 500 History & Trivia Guide: List of Fun Facts

The Indy 500 has become synonymous with American nationalism because of its placement during the Memorial Day weekend. Even non racing fans usually tune in for at least part of the race as it is a great chance to get together with some buddies to toss back a few cold ones. Below is a list… Read More »

Expert Racing Picks to Win the Indy 500 & Betting Odds

We are just a few days away from the 101st running of the Indy 500 at historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The race is scheduled for Sunday, May 28 at roughly 12:20 EST. It will be televised nationally on ABC. The event takes place over Memorial Day weekend and has done so since 1965. It’s a… Read More »

Information About the Race Track at the Indianapolis 500

The Indianapolis 500 mile race is the most recognized open wheel car event in the world. The only thing even arguably close is the Daytona 500. With so much tradition surrounding this event and with all the legendary drivers, every young motorsports enthusiast that has ever dreamed of blazing around a track has pictured themselves doing… Read More »

Look Back at Some of the Most Famous Indianapolis 500 Crashes

Indy Racing would not have its same appeal if crashes were not a part of it. While they are often life threatening occurrences, they are also one of the most thrilling and breathtaking events for spectators. The Indianapolis 500 is a hot zone for crashes with 33 cars on top of each other racing at… Read More »

List of Drivers Who Have Won the Indianapolis 500

NASCAR fans might throw the Daytona 500 at me, but I will easily argue that there is no bigger accomplishment in racing than winning the Indianapolis 500. This year’s edition marks the 101st running of the storied race which was first run back in 1911. Two different stints during the world wars caused the race… Read More »

Racing Guidelines & Rules for the Indianapolis 500

Like in any sport, Indy Racing has certain rules and guidelines that it calls for its participants to follow. The Indianapolis 500 also has some of its own specific guidelines that you’re going to want to know prior to race day in order to gain a better grasp of the biggest race of the year.… Read More »

Making Profitable NCAA College Basketball Teaser Bets with Best Lines

Most people familiar with betting college basketball don’t think much about teasers. These bets are pretty popular in football, but simply don’t get as much action in basketball. What is a Teaser Bet in Basketball?  Understanding How They Work For those that don’t know what a teaser is and how it works, here’s a quick explanation. The… Read More »

What’s the Right Move: Should You be Hedging Parlays in Sports Betting

A question I am often asked is, “Should I hedge my parlay?” Well, first things first, I am not a fan of parlays unless they are correlated. Generally speaking, it is not a good way to consistently turn a profit. With that said, like so many things in life, parlays can be fun in moderation. I’d be… Read More »

Past Horse Racing Triple Crown Contenders & Results at Belmont Stakes

Whether you are a horse racing enthusiast or not, most are aware of what is known as the Triple Crown. For those of you who don’t, it’s a 3-race event for three-year-old thoroughbreds. It consists of the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, and Belmont Stakes. It all starts with the Derby, which is run on the… Read More »

Why You Shouldn’t Listen to Your Gut When Placing a Sports Bet

When it comes to wagering money on sports, everyone seems to have “gut” feelings or predispositions to certain situations that they believe gives them an advantage. The problem with these feelings is that while they may appear rational at first blush, most do not hold up, either mathematically or when tested against historical results. Get… Read More »

Convert NCAA Basketball Spreads to Money Lines for Win Probability

I know not everyone is familiar with moneyline betting.  Taking a team on the moneyline means you are wagering on a team to win the game outright.  The money lines are adjusted based on who is more likely to win the game (based on the point spread). Let’s use an example. A 4-point favorite in NCAA basketball might be listed… Read More »

Preakness Stakes Results: Exacta, Trifecta, & Superfecta Payouts

The 142nd running of the Preakness Stakes is now in the books.  2017 Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming entered the race as the odds-on favorite at around 4/5.  Always Dreaming and the other favorite, Classic Empire, started the race at a fast pace, but Always Dreaming was done before the stretch.  Winning horse Cloud Computing (13/1 odds)… Read More »

Vegas Odds Makers Accuracy: Standard Deviations by Point Spread

Just how accurate are the oddsmakers as point spreads change and grow?  Most people would predict that as spreads increase in size, the accuracy of the oddsmakers at predicting the final score should fall. What we’ve done is examined the standard deviation on the ATS (against the spread) margin of thousands of games in all… Read More »

Updated 2017 NBA Mock Draft: First Round Order & Predictions

The 2017 NBA Draft lottery is in the books. Now that we know who is selecting where, it’s time to unleash our updated mock first round projections. The draft will take place on June 22 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The draft will be televised by ESPN with coverage starting at 7:00 PM ET.… Read More »

MLB Mock Draft: First Round Projections & Pick Analysis

We are less than a month away from the 2017 MLB Draft.  First round action is scheduled for June 12 at MLB Network’s Studio 42 in Secaucus, New Jersey. For fanatics that want to see the action unfold live, it can be seen on MLB Network and The draft is a 3-day event that covers a ridiculous… Read More »

Preakness Stakes Picks: Projected Win/Place/Show Results at Pimlico

We are fast approaching the 2017 Preakness Stakes and it’s time to give out my predictions on the race. The 142nd running of the Preakness at Pimlico is scheduled for Saturday, May 20. All eyes will be on Always Dreaming, who defeated Lookin at Lee by 2 3/4 lengths to win the Kentucky Derby. Does this… Read More »

Current Vegas Odds for Horses in the Field for 2017 Preakness Stakes

We are less than a week away from the 2017 Preakness Stakes. For those of you who don’t know, it’s held at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland. The actual race itself is schedule for 6:18 EST on Saturday, May 20. While the Kentucky Derby is capped at 20 horses, only 14 spots are made… Read More »

Dummies Guide to Where & How to Bet on the 2017 Preakness Stakes

The 142nd running of the Preakness Stakes is just around the corner. The second leg of the Triple Crown comes just two weeks after the Kentucky Derby. While not quite as big of an event as the Derby, this is a special event. All eyes will be on Derby winner Nyquist. Can he follow in the footsteps of… Read More »

How Much Money is Wagered on Horse Racing at Churchill Downs for Derby

The Kentucky Derby is a special event that happens each year at Churchill Downs. Even those that aren’t horse racing fanatics fill inclined to not only watch but wager on this big event. I found myself wondering just how much money was being wagered. What I found was staggering, considering we’re talking about something that lasts a mere… Read More »

Derby Payouts & Historical Look at How Much You Would Win on $2 Bet

The 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby is in the books. Always Dreaming lived up to the hype as one of the odds-on favorites, taking command and finishing strong on the sloppy track.  Final winning time was clocked at 2:03:59. Typically this is a race where you want to look for some long shots to sneak into the… Read More »

Live Derby Odds: Betting Favorites, Contenders & Rest of the Field

The 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby is scheduled for Saturday, May 6 at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. We are just 5 days away from the big race. As of right now there are 21 horses with odds available. We can be assured at least one of those listed won’t be on the track… Read More »

Kentucky Derby Jockeys: Current Assignments & Historical Winning List

Each Kentucky Derby brings a new set of 3-year-olds to race on the biggest horse racing stage.  One constant is the familiar faces on top the backs of these horses. It only makes sense to provide these horses with the best jockeys. These aren’t your typical athletes that you see across other sports. Jockeys are typically very… Read More »

Projected Winner & Betting Odds: Run For the Roses at Churchill Downs

We are less than a week away from the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby. The 2017 “Run for the Roses” is set to take place on Saturday, May 6th. The race takes place at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. Coverage for will start at 2:30pm ET on NBC. Post time is set for 6:34pm ET. Get Jimmy’s… Read More »

Horse Racing 101: Where & How to Bet on the Derby for Beginners

It’s time to get out those fancy hats, as we are quickly approaching the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby. It’s the biggest horse racing event of the year and arguably the quickest. There’s a reason it’s referred to as the “Fastest Two Minutes in Sports.” Get Jimmy’s Premium Service FREE with his 100% sportsbook match offer! All you… Read More »

MLB Systems & Strategies for Betting on Baseball Underdogs

Most square bettors tend to ride the favorites more often than they bet on an underdog in baseball.  The average joe sees the team that should win and looks at the other team as the one who should to lose. Losing is no fun.  That makes it tough for a lot of amateur bettors.  They can’t… Read More »