Jimmy Boyd’s Daily Free Pick Newsletter

**SPECIAL OFFER** – TWO WEEKS OF PICKS FOR PRICE OF ONE **#4 RANKED HANDICAPPER 2018** Jimmy Boyd is absolutely crushing the books in 2018 and wants to help you build your bankroll for the upcoming football season. The best way to profit is to invest long-term and that’s why Jimmy has put together a special… Read More »

Current Favorites & Predictions to Win the 2018 MLB World Series

Jump to Odds: World Series AL/NL Pennant Divisional Past Winners Each year we take a detailed look at the Las Vegas odds to win the World Series. We don’t waste any time after the previous season is in the books. We continue to update this page with the latest odds. Each time we update, we… Read More »

NBA Finals Betting: Odds to Win the 2018-19 Championship

Thinking about placing a wager on who is going to take home the NBA Finals this year? You have come to the right place. Each year I take a detailed look at the future odds for every team to win the championship. Not only does this page look at who will win it all, I… 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 »

2018 CFB Betting Preview: Predictions, Future Odds & Playoff Picks

We are less than two months away from the start of the 2018 college football season. First set of games is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 25th. Though most schools won’t start until the following week. If you haven’t started preparing, now is the time to get started. Before you know it, opening week is going… Read More »

Independent NCAA Football Conference Preview Rankings & Preseason Odds

It’s hard to believe that there were 26 Independent football programs in 1989. With Navy joining the AAC (American Athletic) in 2015, Notre Dame is the only program that has never been affiliated with a conference. Army has been on their own since 2005. The Black Knights spent 7 years (1998 to 2004) as a… Read More »

American Athletic NCAAF Conference Preview: Rankings & Preseason Odds

The American Athletic Conference (AAC) is the strongest of the Group of 5 conferences. Last year the AAC had 3 different teams post double-digit win seasons and finish the year ranked in the Top 25. No other Group of 5 conference had more than one team ranked at the end of the year. While the… Read More »

Big 12 NCAA Football Conference Preview: Rankings & Preseason Odds

The Big 12 has been one of the more entertaining conferences to watch in recent years. With so many teams in the conference using most of their resources on the offensive side of the ball, you end up with a lot of high-scoring games, which is what the fans love to see. While there’s been… Read More »

Pac-12 NCAA Football Conference Preview: Rankings & Preseason Odds

The Pac-12 Conference is coming off a very disappointing 2017 regular-season and even worse postseason. Going into the 2017 campaign, just about everyone had USC and Washington ranked in the Top 10 and many believed that with Sam Darnold back the Trojans were a legit national title contender. Neither team lived up to expectations and… Read More »

ACC NCAA Football Conference Preview: Rankings & Preseason Odds

The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) might not have the depth of the SEC or Big Ten, but are very strong at the top. The ACC has sent a team to the playoffs since it was first introduced for 2014-15 campaign. The SEC is the only other conference that can make that claim. Each of the… Read More »

Big 10 NCAA Football Conference Preview: Rankings & Preseason Odds

When the Ohio State Buckeyes won the inaugural College Football Playoff back in 2014, many believed the Big Ten was ready to join the SEC at the top of the college football hierarchy. While there’s no doubt the conference as a whole has improved, they have struggled to produce a legit contender the past 3… Read More »

SEC NCAA Football Conference Preview: Rankings & Preseason Odds

The gap between the SEC and the other Power 5 conferences might not be as big as it once was, but it’s hard to argue that there’s a better conference from top to bottom in the country. Last year the SEC became the first conference to send two teams to the playoffs, since the new… Read More »

Sports Betting Odds Payout Calculator

How to Use the Odds Calculator Enter the odds in your preferred format and instantly view how they are converted into other popular types.  You may also manually adjust the bet amount in USD to calculate what your payout would be based on the odds provided.  Just hit the reset button if you’d like to… Read More »

2018 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Season Wins & Futures Predictions

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were a popular pick going into the 2017 season to take that next step and be a legit contender in the NFC. Tampa Bay snapped a streak of 5 straight years with a losing record by going 9-7 in 2016 and were featured on HBO’s Hard Knocks leading up to the… Read More »

2018 Carolina Panthers Season Wins & Futures Predictions

After following up their 15-1 record and Super Bowl appearance in 2015 with a disappointing 6-10 mark, the Carolina Panthers bounced back in a big way in 2017. Carolina tied the Saints for the best record in the NFC South at 11-5, but lost the tie-breaker with a 0-2 mark against New Orleans in the… Read More »

2018 Atlanta Falcons Season Wins & Futures Predictions

The Atlanta Falcons overcame some major obstacles in 2017. The biggest of those was trying to bounce back from that epic Super Bowl collapse against the Patriots, where they blew a 28-3 lead. They also had to adjust to new coordinators on both sides of the ball. Offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan left to become the… Read More »

2018 New Orleans Saints Season Wins & Futures Predictions

No team had a worse end to their 2017 season than the New Orleans Saints, who gave up a 61-yard touchdown pass on the final play of the game to the Minnesota Vikings in a 24-29 loss in the Division Round of the playoffs. As much as that loss had to hurt, there were all… Read More »

2018 Indianapolis Colts Season Wins & Futures Predictions

It wasn’t that long ago the Indianapolis Colts were on the verge of being a legit Super Bowl contender. A big reason for that was the team had made the playoffs in each of the first three seasons after taking Andrew Luck with the No.1 overall pick in the 2012 draft. They posted a record… Read More »

2018 Tennessee Titans Season Wins & Futures Predictions

The Tennessee Titans put their nine-year playoff drought to rest in 2017. The Titans snuck into the postseason as a Wild Card, despite a mere 9-7 record. They went on the road and stunned the Chiefs 22-21 on Wild Card Weekend, but were dismantled by the Patriots 35-14 in the Divisional Round. Getting to the… Read More »

2018 Houston Texans Season Wins & Futures Predictions

The Houston Texans went into the 2017 season with a ton of optimism around a team that was coming off back-to-back division titles and just landed what many thought was the best quarterback in the draft in Clemson’s Deshaun Watson. For whatever reason head coach Bill O’Brien decided to go with Tom Savage over Watson… Read More »

2018 Jacksonville Jaguars Season Wins & Futures Predictions

After nearly a decade of losing and not fielding a competitive team, the Jacksonville Jaguars finally turned the corner in 2017. Coming off a 3-13 season in 2016, which was the 9th straight year they didn’t post a winning record and 6th straight year in which they failed to win more than 5 games, Jacksonville… Read More »

2018 Arizona Cardinals Season Wins & Futures Predictions

The Arizona Cardinals are coming off a 8-8 finish in 2017, which resulted in them missing the playoffs for a second straight year. While they finished the season at .500, it never felt like they were a serious threat. Out of Arizona’s 8 wins, only two came by more than 5 points. Of the 8… Read More »

List of Top FBS Head Coach Salary for NCAA Football in 2018

This article takes a look at how much each head coach in college makes on a yearly basis. We don’t just cover the guys at the top of the list. We go looking for the salaries on all 130 FBS teams. Unfortunately the private schools don’t have make this information public. Unless it shows up… Read More »

2018 Seattle Seahawks Season Wins & Futures Predictions

The Seattle Seahawks are coming off a 9-7 season in which they failed to make the playoffs for the first time since 2011, snapping a 5-year run. It also was the first time since 2011 that they failed to win at least 10 games. The big question that everyone is asking, is whether or not… Read More »

2018 San Francisco 49ers Season Wins & Futures Predictions

The San Francisco 49ers pulled off a trade with the New England Patriots for quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo right after their 33-10 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 8. That move ended up drastically changing the outlook for this franchise. By the time Garoppolo was ready to play (Week 13), San Francisco was sitting at… Read More »

2018 Los Angeles Rams Season Wins & Futures Predictions

There was plenty of optimism in Los Angeles when the Rams hired Sean McVay, but few could have anticipated the drastic turnaround that took place in his first year on the job. McVay, who at 31-years-old, became the youngest head coach in NFL history, took over a team that had gone just 4-12 the previous… Read More »

2018 Kansas City Chiefs Season Wins & Futures Predictions

The Kansas City Chiefs were the talk of the NFL after a 5-0 start to the 2017 season, which included road wins over the likes of the Patriots, Chargers and Texans, as well as a home win over the Eagles. Things took a drastic turn for the worse after that impressive start, as KC went… Read More »

How to Read Odds: Sports Betting Lines Explained

Learn About Online Betting Vegas Sports Betting Reading Lines Points Spreads Moneylines Totals Learning how sports betting odds work can be intimidating at first, but our guide will teach you how to read odds in no time!  This primer is designed for beginners who are curious about common wagering practices and terms. Learn to Bet… Read More »

2018 Oakland Raiders Season Wins & Futures Predictions

The Oakland Raiders went into the 2017 with high expectations. Oakland was coming off a 12-4 season in 2016 and trip to the playoffs. Their first winning season since 2002. Needless to say, the Raiders failed to live up to the hype. They finished a mere 6-10 and that was with a 2-0 start to… Read More »

2018 Los Angeles Chargers Season Wins & Futures Predictions

The Los Angeles Chargers overcame an 0-4 start to finish the 2017 at 9-7, but it wasn’t good enough to get them back to the postseason. The Chargers have now failed to make the playoffs each of the last 4 years and 7 of the last 8 overall. While the end result wasn’t what they… 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 »

2018 SNF Score Projections & Expert Picks on Who Will Win Each Game

Some of the biggest games of the entire season often end up being played on Sunday Night Football. It’s also the last game of the day, which means it’s time to either add to your early winnings or try to recoup your losses. This is where a lot of people end up costing themselves money.… Read More »

2018 MNF Score Projections & Expert Picks on Who Will Win Each Game

It’s no secret that Monday Night Football is the biggest game of the week. Not only does it draw a big viewing audience, but it’s one of the biggest bet games of the week, regardless of the matchup. Traditionally, Saturday marks the end of a week, but in the NFL the week ends on Monday.… Read More »

2018 TNF Score Projections & Expert Picks on Who Will Win Each Game

There’s a lot of different opinions on whether Thursday Night Football is good for the NFL. We know the players despise playing on just 3 days of rest. Many also believe that short turn around, often for both teams, lowers the quality of football that’s played. The other big problem the NFL has had with… Read More »

2018 Denver Broncos Season Wins & Futures Predictions

The Denver Broncos are coming off a miserable 5-11 season. It’s hard to remember, but the Broncos actually started out last year 3-1. They preceded to lose their next 8 games and would close the year on a 2-10 run. It’s been quite the decline for Denver since winning the Super Bowl during the 2015… Read More »

2018 New York Giants Season Wins & Futures Predictions

After finishing 11-5 and making it to the playoffs as a Wild Card in 2016, the New York Giants were expected to be a legit Super Bowl contender in 2017. Needless to say, they didn’t live up to their expectations. The Giants got off to a miserable 0-5 start and lost star wideout Odell Beckham Jr.… Read More »

2018 Dallas Cowboys Season Wins & Futures Predictions

The Dallas Cowboys went into the 2017 season with the expectation of competing for a Super Bowl. Dallas was coming off a magical season, where they went 13-3 behind the dynamic rookie duo of Dak Prescott and Exekiel Elliot. They not only won the NFC East, but were then No.1 seed in the NFC (2-games… Read More »

2018 Philadelphia Eagles Season Wins & Futures Predictions

Most expected the Philadelphia Eagles to be improved in year two under head coach Doug Peterson and quarterback Carson Wentz. They didn’t disappoint. In fact, they were better than just about anyone could have imagined. Wentz and the Eagles took the NFL by storm in 2017 and earned the No. 1 seed in the NFC… Read More »

2018 Washington Redskins Season Wins & Futures Predictions

The Washington Redskins are coming off a 7-9 campaign in 2017, where they finished 3rd in the NFC East. The Redskins failed to make the playoffs for the third time in four seasons under current head coach Jay Gruden. The only appearance came in Gruden’s second season on the job back in 2015, when they… Read More »

2018 Buffalo Bills Season Wins & Futures Predictions

The Buffalo Bills had one of the more surprising seasons of any team in the NFL in 2017. The Bills finished 9-7 and snuck into the playoffs as a Wild Card, snapping their 17-year playoff drought. They would end up losing to the Jaguars, but overall the year was a success. The reason it was… Read More »

Belmont Stakes Results: Bet Payouts & Who Won the Race

The 2018 Belmont Stakes is complete.  All the hype coming in was on Justify’s attempt at winning the Triple Crown and he didn’t disappoint. Justify left no doubt about this one, as he cruised to the win over runner-up Gronkowski. Justify became the 13th thoroughbred to win the Triple Crown. It was the second Triple… Read More »

2018 Miami Dolphins Season Wins & Futures Predictions

The Miami Dolphins are coming off a disappointing 6-10 season in 2017. A big step back from their 10-6 finish in 2016, which landed them a trip to the playoffs as a Wild Card. That puts the Dolphins at an even 16-16 over their first two seasons under head coach Adam Gase. One of the… Read More »

2018 New York Jets Season Wins & Futures Predictions

There were plenty of people that thought the New York Jets wouldn’t win a game in 2017. New York had made it clear they were in rebuilding mode and it just didn’t look like there was enough talent to compete. To the Jets’ credit, they managed to finish the season at 5-11, which was better… Read More »

Best Sportsbook Bonuses & Betting Promotions

Top Sports Book Bonus Offers (Trusted Sites) How we rank them:  Our bonus rankings are based on the percentage of the deposit bonus, cash vs free-play option, rollover requirements, and maximum bonus available. Sportsbook Deposit Bonus Bonus Type Rollover Minimum Deposit Max Bonus Bonus Score 100% Cash 5X $35 $500 Sign Up 15% Cash 5X… Read More »

2018 New England Patriots Season Wins & Futures Predictions

The New England Patriots second straight attempt at a come-from-behind win in the Super Bowl came up just short. A year after completing the greatest comeback in Super Bowl history against the Atlanta Falcons, the Patriots fell 33-41 to the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl 52. New England has won the title twice in the… Read More »

2018 Minnesota Vikings Season Wins & Futures Predictions

The Minnesota Vikings are coming off their best regular-season in nearly two decades. The Vikings ran away with the NFC North and earned the No. 2 see in the NFC at 13-3 (tied Eagles and Patriots for best record overall). Minnesota was hoping to become the first team to ever play in the Super Bowl… Read More »

How Much Do Division I NCAA Basketball Head Coaches Make?

No college basketball coach is better compensated than Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski. Coach K has been at Duke since 1980 (36 years).  He has turned the Blue Devils into the premiere hoops school in the country. Get Jimmy’s Premium Service FREE with his 100% sportsbook match offer! It is hard to argue with this resume: Five National… Read More »

Belmont Stakes Post Position Draw & Number Wins at Each Starting Spot

The post positions for the 2018 Belmont Stakes have been set. Where a horse starts can play a key a role when it comes to horse racing. However, it’s not as big a factor at the 1 1/2 mile distance as it is for shorter races. That’s not to say you should ignore where a horse starts. Horses on… Read More »

2018 Detroit Lions Season Wins & Futures Predictions

The Detroit Lions are coming off a 9-7 season in which they failed to make the playoffs. The Lions were a distant 2nd in the NFC North, as the Minnesota Vikings ran away with the division at 13-3. Detroit was also 1-game back of the Atlanta Falcons for the final Wild Card spot in the… Read More »

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

The final leg of the Triple Crown is just around the corner. The 2018 Belmont Stakes is scheduled for Saturday, June 9. 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 »

Updated List of Jockeys in the Field for the Belmont Stakes

While the speed and stamina of each horse is critical, it is equally important to have a jockey that understands how to guide a horse around the grueling 1.5 mile track at Belmont Park. Experience for a jockey doesn’t guarantee sucess for the horse he’s riding, but it can definiltey help that horse win the… Read More »

Week 1 NCAAF Football Betting Lines: Point Spreads & Game Totals

Oddsmakers have recently released their Week 1 odds for the 2018 college football season. Below you will find a full schedule for opening week, which officially gets underway with a couple games on Saturday, August 25th. Note that only games with two FBS teams playing against each other are listed. Week 1 College Football Betting… Read More »

NCAA Football Over/Under Season Win Total Lines & Betting Guide

The countdown is on! With the NBA and NHL seasons coming to an end, it’s time to start thinking football. The summer months fly by and the new season is going to be here before you know it (less than 3 months from opening week). Oddsmakers are quick to release their NCAAF Championship Odds. Those… Read More »

2018 Chicago Bears Season Wins & Futures Predictions

When the Chicago Bears fired head coach Lovie Smith following the 2012 season, things took a turn for the worse. The Bears went 8-8 in Marc Trestman’s first year on the job in 2013, but he wasn’t retained after a 5-11 campaign in 2014. In came John Fox to fix the problem, but he managed… Read More »

2018 Green Bay Packers Season Wins & Futures Predictions

When the Green Bay Packers lost starting quarterback Aaron Rodgers in a Week 6 game against the Vikings, there season was all but over. Rodgers got the Packers off to a 4-1 start, but they would go just 3-8 the rest of the way. Rodgers did return to action in Week 15. However, after losing… Read More »

2018 Cincinnati Bengals Season Wins & Futures Predictions

When the Cincinnati Bengals finished 12-4 and won the AFC North title in 2015, it extended a streak of 5 straight playoff appearances (lost all 5). It also marked the fourth straight season they won at least 10 games. Despite the playoff struggles, it looked like the Bengals were going to be a threat in… Read More »

2018 Baltimore Ravens Season Wins & Futures Predictions

The Baltimore Ravens had one of the more painful endings to a regular-season in 2017. After a disappointing 4-5 start, the Ravens returned from their Week 10 bye and would win 5 of their next 6. All they needed to do was win at home against the Bengals in Week 17 to get back to… Read More »

Horses in the 2018 Belmont Stakes That Are Contenders to Win

We are just a little over a week away from the 2018 Belmont Stakes, which will be the 150th 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 2018 Belmont Stakes will be the 150th running of the oldest Triple Crown event. The race will take place at Belmont Park in New York and is scheduled for Saturday, June 9. The anticipation for this event relies on whether or not there’s a horse who can win the Triple Crown. Luckily this year we have… Read More »

Belmont Stakes History, Race Facts & Trivia

The 150th running of the Belmont Stakes is just a little over a week away. The race is scheduled for this Saturday, June 9 at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. In 2015 American Pharoah became the first Triple Crown winner since 1978. Prior to that the previous 13 horses that had won both the… 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. Check out our Belmont betting odds to find out who is the favorite to win. For more information on the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes, take a look at my… Read More »

2018 Pittsburgh Steelers Season Wins & Futures Predictions

The Pittsburgh Steelers are coming off a 2017 season that ended in disappointment. The Steelers won their second straight AFC North title with a 13-3 record. Their best regular-season mark since they 15-1 back in 2004. Unfortunately things didn’t go as planned in the playoffs. Pittsburgh received a first round bye and would play the… Read More »

2018 Cleveland Browns Season Wins & Futures Predictions

Expectations were limited going into the 2017 season for the Cleveland Browns. However, there was some hope that the team could improve off of their 1-15 mark the previous year. In typical Browns fashion, they managed to get worse. Cleveland didn’t win a single game, becoming the second team in NFL history to go 0-16.… Read More »

Preakness Stakes Results: Exacta, Trifecta, & Superfecta Payouts

The 143rd running of the Preakness Stakes is now in the books.  2018 Kentucky Derby winner Justify lived up to the hype and cashed in as the overwhelming favorite at Pimlico. Conditions were far from ideal. The track was a muddy mess from all the rain, plus heavy fog surrounded the track at post time. Derby… Read More »

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

We are a little less than  a week away from the 2018 Preakness Stakes.  For those of you looking to wager on the big race this weekend, I’ve provided my win/place/show predictions. As well as some analysis to support my selections. This will be the 143rd running of the Preakness at Pimlico. The race is… Read More »

Current Vegas Odds for Horses in the Field for 2018 Preakness Stakes

We are just a little over a week away from the 2018 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 19. While the Kentucky Derby is capped at 20 horses, only 14 spots… Read More »

Dummies Guide to Where & How to Bet on the 2018 Preakness Stakes

The 143rd 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 Justify. Can he follow in the footsteps of… Read More »

Updated 2018 NFL Win Total Numbers, Projections & Past Results

CG Technology recently released the 2018 win totals for all 32 NFL teams.  We can use them as the expected wins for the season. Using the numbers provided we have listed how each division is projected to play out if all teams hit their numbers.  These numbers are also impacted by the public’s perception of… Read More »

Heisman Betting: Odds to Win This Year, Predictions & Past Winners

We go into each college football season trying to figure out what teams are title contenders. We also like to predict which players will be in the running for the Heisman Trophy. Trying to figure out which player is going to emerge is no easy task. The obvious thing we do is focus on the… Read More »

2018 NCAAF Playoff Odds: Betting Favorites & Future Predictions

Jump to Current Lines Past Champions Preseason Futures Title Game Line History This page is your one stop for the latest odds to win the 2017-18 NCAA Football Championship. We start tracking the odds for the next season right after the conclusion of the title game. We will continue to update the lines throughout the… Read More »

How to Handicap NBA Postseason With Teams Leading 3-0 in Series

We recently took a look at the performance of teams up 2-0 in the playoffs. Now we take the next step and check out how a team does with a 3-0 lead in the postseason. Our focus is simply on their performance against the spread and total in Game 4. However, it’s worth mentioning that no team has come back… Read More »

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

The 144th running of the Kentucky Derby is in the books. Justify 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 2:04:20. Typically this is a race where you want to look for some long shots to sneak into the… 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 »

Super Bowl 53 – Current Lines & Favorites Predicted to Go and Win

This page is all about providing you a detailed look at the odds to win the Super Bowl. As soon as the previous season is in the books, we turn our attention to the future lines for all 32 teams for the next year. We do our best to keep you informed with the latest… Read More »

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

We are less than a week away from the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby. The 2018 “Run for the Roses” is set to take place on Saturday, May 5th. 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. Sign… Read More »

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

The 144th running of the Kentucky Derby is scheduled for Saturday, May 5 at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. We are just a little over a week away from the big race. As of right now there are 25 horses with odds available. We can be assured at least five of those listed won’t be… 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 144th 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.” Sign up at MyBookie and get a 110% match bonus up to… Read More »

Keys to Handicapping & How to Bet Teams off Sweep in NBA Postseason

There are a never ending amount of angles and trends that can be used to breakdown NBA playoffs games. Using these to your advantage can greatly help when handicapping the NBA. I have already shown you the odds on a team up 3-0 closing the deal in Game 4. Now I want to share with you… Read More »

Week 1 NFL Betting Lines: Vegas Point Spreads & Game Totals

The schedule for the 2018 NFL regular-season was released on Thursday, April 19th. That same night oddsmakers were quick to post the opening lines for Week 1 of the season. While most of the big free agent signings and trades have already taken place, there’s still a bunch of players who can make significant impacts… 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 being… Read More »

NBA Postseason Picks, Matchups, Betting Odds & Predictions

With the NBA regular season in the books, the seeding for the NBA Playoffs is set. It’s time to turn up the intensity and find out who will be take home the title in 2018. Beating the books in the regular season is one thing. It’s a whole different animal handicapping the NBA in the postseason. Let our experts do… Read More »

Bovada Sportsbook Online Betting Review & Rating

It is easy to write a Bovada sportsbook review because they are such a great place to wager.  They have been around for years and have always had a solid reputation.  This site is not only financially stable but they take care of their customers.  The website is is very easy to use and offers… Read More »

Betting NBA Postseason Basketball: Zig-Zag Theory Explained

With the NBA regular season coming to an end, it’s time to turn our attention to the postseason. The NBA Zig Zag Theory is a popular playoff betting system. It’s a simple strategy for betting the NBA playoffs that has provided consistent profits. The premise is that you wager on the team to cover the… Read More »

How NBA Home Teams Perform Against the Odds in Game 7

The Playoffs is one of the most exciting times of the year. Unlike the regular season when clubs take nights off, every contest matters. In order to win The Finals, teams must eliminate the opposition in the best of seven series. Today I’m going to focus my attention on the rare instances a series goes the distance.… Read More »

How to Bet Teams With 2-0 Series Lead in Each Round of NBA Playoffs

When it comes to handicapping the NBA, the postseason is whole different beast. There are several different factors that must be accounted when breaking down the odds. One of my favorite strategies for betting the postseason in pro hoops is the Zig Zag Theory. Which looks at how each team responds after a loss in their previous game.… Read More »

2019 NCAA Tournament Odds – Who Is Favored to Win the Final Four

Jump to Current Past Champions Picking the Winner Below are the most recent odds to win the 2019 NCAA Tournament. The most recent numbers will be under the “Now” column. Teams will be ordered based on who has the best chance of cutting down the nets. We will be back to look at the odds at… Read More »

Lowest Ranked Team to Make NCAA Championship Game & Win Tournament

One of things that makes the NCAA Basketball Tournament so special, is the unpredictability of it. You just never know when a a Cinderella story will unfold. It’s why so many can’t wait to fill out their tournament bracket each year. Most of the big upsets come in the early stages of March Madness. These… Read More »

Predicting the 2018 NFL Draft: Mock 1st Round Selections

We are a little less than a month away from the 2018 NFL Draft. First round action is scheduled for Thursday, April 26th at 8:00 EST. Rounds 2-3 will follow on Friday with rounds 4-7 on Saturday. Trying to project how it will unfold is no easy task and near impossible to get right. A… 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 to 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 that handicap and bet on baseball, it… Read More »

Baseball Future Wagers: Current Odds to win the 2018 MVP Trophy

The 2018 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 2018 Cy Young Trophy

The start of the 2018 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 2018. 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 »

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. Get Jimmy’s Premium Service FREE with his 100% sportsbook match offer!… Read More »

Download & Print Your March Madness Bracket & Schedule

The field of 68 for the 2018 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 »