Vegas Betting Odds Preview: Steelers vs Chiefs Game Line & Free pick

This Sunday the Pittsburgh Steelers (0-0-1) will host the Kansas City Chiefs (1-0) in a Week 2 showdown between two AFC teams with Super Bowl aspirations. Kickoff is set for 1:00 EST at Heinz Field and will be televised locally on CBS. Taking a look at the Week 2 NFL betting odds, the books opened… Read More »

Vegas Spread Prediction & Free Betting Pick: Pittsburgh vs Georgia Tech

This Saturday the Pittsburgh Panthers (1-1) will host the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (1-1) in the ACC opener for both schools. Kickoff is set for 12:30 EST at Heniz Field and will be televised on the ACC Network. Oddsmakers opened with Georgia Tech as a 3-point road favorite and the action has been on that… Read More »

NCAAF Free Betting Preview & Pick: Texas vs USC

This Saturday the No. 22 ranked USC Trojans will be on the road against the Texas Longhorns in one of the most anticipated matchups of Week 3. Kickoff is set for 8:00 EST at Memorial Stadium and will be televised nationally on FOX. Taking a look at the Week 3 college football odds, the books… Read More »

Auburn vs LSU Odds, Betting Line & Game Predictions

This Saturday the No. 7 ranked Auburn Tigers will host the No. 12 ranked LSU Tigers in a huge SEC West showdown between Top 25 teams. Kickoff is set for 3:30 EST at Jordan-Hare Stadium and will be televised nationally on CBS. Oddsmakers opened with Auburn as a 10-point home favorite, but we have seen… Read More »

Vegas Spread Preview: Ole Miss vs Alabama

This Saturday the No. 1 ranked Alabama Crimson Tide will travel to Oxford, Mississippi to take on the Ole Miss Rebels in the 2018 SEC opener for both programs. Kickoff is set for 7:00 EST at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium and will be televised on ESPN. Taking a look at the Week 3 NCAAF odds, the books… Read More »

Vegas Odds Preview: Oklahoma vs Iowa State Line & Free Betting Pick

This Saturday the No. 5 ranked Oklahoma Sooners will travel to Ames, Iowa to take on the Iowa State Cyclones in the 2018 Big 12 opener for both programs. Kickoff is set for 12:00 EST at Jack Trice Stadium and will be televised nationally on ABC. Oddsmakers opened this line at Oklahoma -17 and while… Read More »

Vegas Betting Odds & Free Game Preview: Ohio State vs TCU

This Saturday the No. 4 ranked Ohio State Buckeyes will face-off against the No. 15 ranked TCU Horned Frogs in a neutral site showdown AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Kickoff is set for 8:00 EST and will be televised nationally on ABC. Taking a look at the Week 3 NCAAF odds, the Buckeyes opened as… Read More »

Vegas Betting Preview: Ravens vs Bengals Game Line & Free Spread Pick

Week 2 of the NFL regular-season will get underway with the Cincinnati Bengals (1-0) hosting the Baltimore Ravens (1-0) on Thursday Night Football. Kickoff between these two AFC North rivals is set for 8:20 EST at Paul Brown Stadium and will be televised on the NFL Network. Taking a look at the Week 2 NFL… Read More »

Vegas Betting Odds & Game Free Pick: Georgia State vs Memphis

This Friday the Memphis Tigers (1-1) are set to host the Georgia State Panthers (1-1) in the only game on the board for college football. Kickoff is set for 7:00 EST at the Liberty Bowl and will be televised on ESPN. Taking a look at the odds, the Tigers opened as a big 26-point home… Read More »

Free NCAAF Pick Against the Spread: Wake Forest vs Boston College

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons (2-0) are set to host the Boston College Eagles (2-0) on Thursday night. It will be the conference opener for both schools. Last year the Demon Deacons won 34-10 at Boston College early in the year. Kickoff is set for 7:30 EST at BB&T Field and will be televised on… Read More »

Vegas Game Preview, Betting Odds & Free Pick: Rams vs Raiders

The Oakland Raiders will host the Los Angeles Rams in the finale of Week 1’s Monday Night Football double-header. Kickoff is set for 10:15 EST at the Coliseum and will be televised on ESPN. Oddsmakers currently have the Rams listed as a 4-point road favorite with the total set at 49.5 points. Click here for… Read More »

NFL Betting Preview, Game Odds & Free Pick: Jets vs Lions

The Detroit Lions will host the New York Jets in the opener of Week 1’s Monday Night Football double-header. Kickoff is set for 7:10 EST at Ford Field and will be televised on ESPN. Taking a look at the Week 1 NFL odds, the books have the Lions listed as a 6.5-point home favorite with… Read More »

Vegas Betting Preview: Texans vs Patriots Line & Spread Predictions

In one of the more anticipated matchups of Week 1, the New England Patriots will host the Houston Texans. Kickoff is set for 1:00 EST on Sunday at Gillette Stadium  and will be televised locally on CBS. Taking a look at the Week 1 NFL odds, the books currently have the Patriots listed as a… Read More »

Vegas NFL Betting Preview & Free Pick: Vikings vs 49ers

In one of the more intriguing matchups of Week 1, the Minnesota Vikings will host the San Francisco 49ers. Kickoff is set for 1:00 EST at U.S. Bank Stadium and will be televised locally on FOX. Taking a look at the Week 1 NFL odds, we see the Vikings are currently listed as a 6.5-point… Read More »

College Football Betting Preview : Stanford vs USC

In one of the more anticipated matchups of Week 2, the No. 10 ranked Stanford Cardinal will host the No. 17 ranked USC Trojans. Kickoff is set for 8:30 EST on Saturday at Stanford Stadium and will be televised nationally on FOX. These two teams met twice last season with USC winning both matchups. The… Read More »

Vegas Spread Predictions: SMU vs TCU Game Line & Free Pick Preview

The No. 16 ranked TCU Horned Frogs will travel across the state of Texas Friday night to take on the SMU Mustangs at Gerald J. Ford Stadium in Dallas. Kickoff is set for 8:00 EST and will be televised on ESPN2. This is the only weekday game on the board for Week 2, so it… Read More »

Vegas Spread Preview: Falcons vs Eagles Game Line & Free Betting Pick

The 2018 NFL regular-season is finally here and it all starts Thursday night when the Philadelphia Eagles host the Atlanta Falcons. Kickoff is set for 8:20 EST at Lincoln Financial Field and will be televised nationally on NBC. It continues a tradition of the defending Super Bowl Champion playing in the league opener. It’s also… Read More »

Vegas Game Preview & Betting Free Pick: North Carolina vs Cal

This Saturday the California Golden Bears will host the North Carolina Tar Heels in opening week of the 2018 season. Kickoff is set for 4:00 EST at Memorial Stadium in Berkley and will be televised nationally on FOX. Oddsmakers currently have the Golden Bears listed as a 7-point home favorite with the total set at… Read More »

Vegas Betting Preview & Free Game Pick: Nebraska vs Akron

This Saturday the Nebraska Cornhuskers will get the 2018 season underway at home against the Akron Zips. Kickoff is set for 8:00 EST at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln and will be televised nationally on FOX. Taking a look at the Week 1 NCAAF odds, we see the Cornhuskers are a 24.5-point home favorite with the… Read More »

NCAA Football Preview & Vegas Free Pick: Florida St vs Virginia Tech

Two of the ACC’s most storied programs will square off on Labor Day, as the No. 19 Florida State Seminoles will host the No. 20 Virginia Tech Hokies. Kickoff is set for 8:00 EST on Monday at Doak Campbell Stadium and will be televised on ESPN. Oddsmakers currently have the Seminoles listed as a 7.5-point… Read More »

Vegas Betting Preview, Odds & Free Pick: LSU vs Miami

The No. 8 ranked Miami Hurricanes are set to take on the No. 25 ranked LSU Tigers on Sunday over Labor Day Weekend. Kickoff is set for 7:30 EST and will be televised nationally on ABC. The game will be played on a neutral site at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX. Taking a look at… Read More »

Free Vegas NCAAF Pick Against the Spread: Texas vs Maryland

The No. 23 ranked Texas Longhorns will open up the 2018 season on the road against the Maryland Terrapins. Kickoff is set for 12:00 EST on Saturday and will be televised on Fox Sports 1. While it will feel like a home game for the Terps, the game is being played on a neutral site… Read More »

Vegas Betting Odds: Colorado vs. Colorado State Preview & Free Pick

This Friday the Colorado Buffaloes will get their 2018 season underway with an in-state showdown against the Colorado State Rams. The game will be played at Sports Authority Field in Denver (home of the Broncos). Kickoff is set for 9:30 EST and will be televised on the CBS Sports Network. Taking a look at the… Read More »

Free NCAA Football Betting Preview & Pick: Minnesota vs New Mexico St

This Thursday the Minnesota Golden Gophers will host the New Mexico State Aggies. Kickoff is set for 7:00 EST at TCF Bank Stadium and will be televised on the Big Ten Network. Oddsmakers currently have the the Golden Gophers listed as a 20.5-point home favorite with the total set at 46.5 points. This line has… Read More »

Vegas Preview & Game Odds: Purdue vs Northwestern

The Purdue Boilermakers are set to host the Northwestern Wildcats in Week 1 of the 2018 college football season. Kickoff is scheduled for 8:00 EST on Thursday at Ross-Ade Stadium and will be televised on ESPN. Taking a look at the Week 1 NCAAF odds, the Boilermakers are a slim 1-point home favorite with the… Read More »

Vegas College Football Betting Preview: Texas Tech vs Mississippi

The Ole Miss Rebels will face off against the Texas Tech Red Raiders on a neutral site in opening week of college football. Kickoff is set for 12:00 EST on Saturday, September 1st. The game will be played in Houston at NRG Stadium (home of the Houston Texans). You can catch the game on ESPN.… Read More »

Vegas Game Preview & Free Betting Pick: USC vs UNLV

The No. 15 ranked USC Trojans will host the UNLV Rebels in opening week of college football. Kickoff is set for 4:00 EST on Saturday, September 1st at Los Angeles Memorial Stadium and will be televised on the Pac-12 Network. Taking a look at the Week 1 betting lines, we find that USC is currently… Read More »

NCAAF Free Pick & Vegas Game Preview: Tennessee vs West Virginia

The No .17 ranked West Virginia Mountaineers are set to take on the Tennessee Volunteers in a neutral site non-conference showdown in Week 1. Kickoff is set for 3:30 EST on Saturday, September 1st at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina. The game will be televised nationally on CBS. Oddsmakers currently have the… Read More »

Vegas Betting Odds & Free Pick: Oklahoma vs Florida Atlantic

The No. 7  ranked Oklahoma Sooners will open up the 2018 season at home against the Florida Atlantic Owls. Kickoff is set for 12:00 EST on Saturday, September 1st at Memorial Stadium and will be televised nationally on FOX. Taking a look at the Week 1 NCAAF betting odds, we find the Sooners currently listed… Read More »

Vegas Betting Odds & Free College Football Pick: Louisville vs Alabama

The No. 1 ranked Alabama Crimson Tide will get the 2018 season started with a neutral site matchup against the Louisville Cardinals. Kickoff is set for 8:00 EST on Saturday, September 1st at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida. The game will be televised nationally on ABC. Taking a look at our Week 1 betting… Read More »

Vegas Game Preview & Free Pick: Auburn vs Washington

In one of the most anticipated matchups of Week 1, the No. 6 ranked Washington Huskies will face off against the No. 9 ranked Auburn Tigers. The game will be played on a neutral field in Atlanta at Mercedes-Benz Stadium (home of the Atlanta Falcons). Kickoff is set for 3:30 EST on Saturday, September 1st… Read More »

Free NCAA Football Betting Prediction : Stanford vs San Diego State

The No. 13 ranked Stanford Cardinal are set to open up the season at home against the San Diego State Aztecs. Kickoff is set for 9:00 EST on Friday, August 31st at Stanford Stadium and will be televised on FS1. Taking a look at the Week 1 college football odds, we see that the Cardinal… Read More »

Vegas Betting Odds & Game Preview: Wisconsin vs Western Kentucky

The No. 4 ranked Wisconsin Badgers will get their 2018 season underway with a home contest against the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers. Kickoff is set for 9:00 EST on Friday, August 31st at Camp Randall Stadium and will be televised on ESPN. Oddsmakers currently have the Badgers listed as a massive 34.5-point favorite with the total… Read More »

Vegas NCAAF Game Preview & Free Pick: Michigan State vs Utah State

The No. 11 ranked Michigan State Spartans will open up the 2018 season with a home against the Utah State Aggies. Kickoff is scheduled for Friday, August, 31st at Spartan Stadium and will be televised on the Big Ten Network. Taking a look at the Week 1 odds, I’m showing that Michigan State is listed… Read More »

NCAAF Vegas Game Preview & Free Pick: Duke vs Army

Friday night action in Week 1 of the 2018 college football season will feature the Duke Blue Devils hosting the Army West Point Black Knights. Kickoff is set for 7:00 EST at Wallace Wade Stadium and will be televised on ESPNU. Oddsmakers currently have Duke listed as a 13.5-point home favorite with the total set… Read More »

Vegas Game Preview & Free Betting Pick: Syracuse vs Western Michigan

The Western Michigan Broncos are set to host the Syracuse Orange in the 2018 season opener for both teams. Kickoff is scheduled for 6:00 EST at Waldo Stadium on Friday, August 31st and will be televised on the CBS Sports Network. Taking a look at the Week 1 NCAAF odds, we find Syracuse currently listed… Read More »

College Football Betting Preview & Free Pick: Wake Forest vs Tulane

In one of just a handful of games on the board for that first Thursday of Week 1, the Wake Forest Demon Deacons will travel to New Orleans to take on the Tulane Green Wave. Kickoff is set for 8:00 EST at Yulman Stadium and will be televised on the CBS Sports Network. The line… Read More »

Vegas NCAAF Game Preview & Pick: Connecticut vs Central Florida

Two American Athletic East Division rivals will square off in Week 1 of the 2018 college football season when the Connecticut Huskies host the UCF Knights on Thursday, August 30th. Kickoff is set for 7:00 EST at Pratt & Whitney Stadium. For those looking to watch the action, the game will be televised on ESPNU.… 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 »

Vegas Betting Odds, Game Preview & Free Pick: Wyoming vs New Mexico St

The New Mexico State Aggies will play host to the Wyoming Cowboys in one of two FBS matchups slated for Saturday, August 25th. Kickoff is set for 9:00 EST at Aggie Memorial Stadium and you can catch the action on ESPN2. Oddsmakers currently have the Cowboys listed as either a 4 or 4.5 point favorite… Read More »

Free Vegas Game Preview, Odds & Betting Pick: Colorado St vs Hawaii

Our very first matchup of two FBS teams for the 2018 college football season will the Colorado State Rams hosting the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors. Kickoff is set for 6:30 EST at Sonny Lubick Field. For those looking to tune into the action, the game will be televised on the CBS Sports Network. Right now the… 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 are… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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. It is hard to argue with this resume: Five National Championships (1991, 1992, 2001, 2010, and 2015) Nine NCAA Championship game… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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. Head coaches are just as big of a factor as an elite player or experienced roster. If a team isn’t well-coached, chances are they will be heading home… 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 »

Vegas Betting Preview: Jaguars vs Steelers Game Odds & Free Pick

The Pittsburgh Steelers are set to host the Jacksonville Jaguars in the 2017 AFC Divisional Round of the playoffs. Kickoff is set for Sunday at 1:05 EST at Heinz Field and will be televised nationally on CBS. Oddsmakers opens with the Steelers at -7 but that has been bet up to -7.5 in most books.… Read More »

Vegas Game Preview: Titans vs Patriots Preview & Pick

The New England Patriots will look to advance to the AFC Championship Game for the seventh straight year when they host the Tennessee Titans in the Divisional Round of the playoffs. Game time is set for 8:15 EST on Saturday, January 13 at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts. The game will be broadcast on CBS.… Read More »

Vegas Preview: Alabama vs Georgia National Championship Game Free Pick

After one exhilarating national semifinal and one not so exhilarating semifinal, the College Football Playoff national championship game will be an all-SEC affair between the Alabama Crimson Tide and Georgia Bulldogs. Kickoff is at 8:00 EST on Monday, January 8 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. The game will be televised on ESPN. Oddsmakers view Alabama… Read More »

Vegas NFL Betting Preview & Free ATS Pick: Bills vs Jags

Two teams that just broke long playoff droughts will meet in the Wild Card Round of the playoffs when the Buffalo Bills visit the Jacksonville Jaguars. Game time is set for 1:05 EST on Sunday, January 7 at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Florida. The game will be broadcast on CBS. Oddsmakers view the Jaguars as… Read More »

Vegas Betting Preview: Falcons vs Rams Game Line & Free Pick

The much-anticipated NFC playoffs get started when the Los Angeles Rams host the Atlanta Falcons in the Wild Card Round. Game time is set for 8:15 EST on Saturday, January 6 at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. The game will be broadcast nationally on NBC. Oddsmakers view the Rams as 6.5-point favorites at home with an… Read More »

Vegas Spread Predictions: Titans vs Chiefs Betting Odds & Game Pick

The Wild Card round of the playoffs gets underway with the Kansas City Chiefs hosting the Tennessee Titans. Kickoff is set for 4:20 EST on Saturday, January 6 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. The game will be televised by ESPN. Oddsmakers are listing the Chiefs as 9-point favorites at home with an over/under… Read More »