College Bowl Betting Tips: Rest or Rust for Long Layoffs?

Rest plays a factor in all sports, and it’s one of my favorite situational factors in handicapping. Having more rest than your opponent coming into a game in any sport is usually an advantage. That is especially the case in professional basketball when teams do not have huge layoffs in between games. It’s also the case… Read More »

Favorites Dominate NFL Thanksgiving Day Games

I wanted to find out if there were any recurring trends that stuck out for Thanksgiving Day games, and it just so happens that I came across a significant one.  Teams who are favored on Thanksgiving have been winning and covering at a solid rate. The table below shows the record against the spread (ATS) for… Read More »

How NBA Finals Champions & Runners-Up Have Fared on Opening Night

If you are like most bettors, the NBA season approaches so fast that it’s here before you know it. The reason it sneaks up on us, is we are locked into the action on the gridiron. The regular-season games simply don’t mean as much as they do on the football field. It’s hard to give… Read More »

Understanding Reverse Line Movement for Vegas Sports Betting

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. This article will try to break down the basics of what it is, and if it’s a tool that can help you add profits to your bankroll. Reverse line… Read More »

YouWager Offshore Online Sportsbook Review: Payouts & Bonuses

Jump to Deposits & Payouts Bonuses Customer Service Placing Bets Odds & Limits Mobile Betting has undergone a renaissance recently thanks to new management, a commitment to fast payouts, and a focus on customer loyalty and satisfaction.  While no online book is perfect, we believe YouWager is a great option for any player looking… Read More »

Best All-Time Team ATS Betting Records in NCAA Football History

Every year there are a number of teams that excel at the betting window. There’s no better feeling than being on one of these schools from the start. More times than not, the team(s) that excels against the spread isn’t one of your top tier programs. The books are much faster to adjust on the… Read More »

Preseason Pro Football (NFLX) Handicapping Tips & Betting Advice

There’s a misconception out there that betting on preseason NFL football is not a good idea. The belief is that only degenerates wager on exhibition games. While degenerates do in fact bet on preseason games, they aren’t the only ones. Expert handicappers like myself are more than willing to get in on the action. Simply… Read More »

2018 Baseball Managers Salaries: Highest Paid MLB Coach on Average

MLB doesn’t officially disclose managers’ salaries.  We gathered information from various online sources to come up with the numbers below.  Also, most managers also have a lot of incentives built into their contracts.  This means the numbers below may not represent their actual compensation. From what we could find, Joe Maddon, Mike Scioscia, and Bruce Bochy… Read More »

MLB Betting: Baseball Runline vs Moneyline

When it comes to betting on baseball you have two primary options for betting sides.  The first, and most common, is the moneyline.  The other option is to bet what is called the runline.  Both options can present some unique opportunities.  Let’s look at what each bet type entails and explore which is the better… Read More »

Betting Sports Offshore: Why to Use Online Gambling Sites

To the uninitiated, offshore betting can seem a bit mysterious.  Here, you will find answers to the most common questions customers have about using an online betting site.  We will also cover the pros and cons to opening up an account, plus point you in the right direction should you want to get started betting… Read More »

Best Online Sports Betting Sites: Where to Place Bets on the Internet

You only want to bet at trusted sports betting sites that will take your action that won’t leave you worried about getting paid…and so do we.  That is why we put together a list of the top online sports books and reviewed each one.  We have also ranked the best sports book sign up bonuses… Read More »

Sports Betting Explained: Understanding How Money Line Odds Work

New to sports betting or need a quick refresher on money lines and how they work?  It’s the most basic bet you can make. You are simply placing a wager on which team/player will win a specific game or match. It’s one of the three basic ways to bet on sports. The other two are… Read More »

How World Series Winners Perform Against the Odds Early in the Year

With the MLB season just around the corner, it’s time to start shifting some attention to the bases. This article takes a look at how the reigning World Series Champion performs in the first month of season. For this study I went back to 2004 and gathered the data on how the defending champs performed in their opening… 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 lose. Losing is no fun.  That makes it tough for a lot of amateur bettors.  They can’t… Read More »

Handicapping Opening Day in Baseball: Key to Winning More Bets

There’s a certain excitement that comes with the start of a new season and that’s definitely the case when talking about Opening Day for MLB. For fans, the beginning of a new season brings hope that this will be the year their team wins it all. For those who handicap and bet on baseball, it… 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 2019. 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… Read More »

MLB Over/Under Betting Tips, Strategy & Winning System

If you are looking for an edge when handicapping the over/under in baseball games this season, you have come to the right spot. This page takes a look at some total systems that have proved to be profitable over an extended period of time. We are constantly looking to find new systems and strategies for… 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 »

Best NCAA Tournament Coaching Records & Most National Championships

We pay so much attention to the regular-season records and the star players that make up the best teams. We often overlook the brains behind the success, but if you want to win at college basketball betting you better not. Head coaches are just as big of a factor as an elite player or experienced… Read More »

Handicapping 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. Not every team approaches the upcoming time off the same way. Some are motivated to go into the break playing their best basketball, while others have checked out and are counting down the days to the time off with… Read More »