Handicapping Heisman Winners in Postseason Play: SU & ATS Results

The Heisman Trophy is an award given each year to the best college football player. It is supposed to identify the player whose performance best exhibits excellence and integrity. However, we have seen in recent years the latter seems to be of less and less importance. The award was created in 1935 by the Downtown… Read More »

How NCAAF Teams Perform in Bowls After Conference Title Matchup

When it comes to handicapping bowl games, there’s a lot of different factors you have to take into account. In this article I’m going to focus on how teams respond against the betting odds after playing in their league title game. Performance of Conf Championship Game Winners/Losers in Bowl Games I’ve went all the way… Read More »

Handicapping Big Favorites ATS in College Football Bowl Games

There’s a lot to take into consideration when handicapping NCAA football bowl games. The more info we have at our disposal, the better chance we have of profiting against the bowl betting odds. For example, have you looked at the individual conference performance? What about how teams with poor ATS records perform? How Large NCAA… Read More »

Betting College Football Teams With Extra Game Played Early in Season

The beginning of the college football season is one of the most exciting times of the year for a lot of people. For many fans, this is a time filled with joy or even heartbreak depending on how your team performs. For sports bettors, it is a similar story. Finding an early season edge can… Read More »

Handicapping NCAA Football Totals: Profitable Over/Under Systems

A lot of college football bettors focus on NCAAF point spreads and ignore totals.  That doesn’t make a lot of sense since in a lot of cases the numbers are softer in NCAA than the NFL. First, some basics.  It’s important to shop around for the best number when handicapping college football. Having multiple online… Read More »

Jazz Sports Sportsbook Review: Best Online Betting Sites

Jump to Highlights Bonuses Customer Service Payouts & Deposits Jazz Sports sportsbook has been a staple in the industry since 1994. They offer a wide variety of betting options including all major American sports, plus a world-class online casino and racebook. Jazz makes it easy to deposit and withdraw using the most common funding methods,… Read More »

Betting NCAAF Lines: Closer Look at Importance of Point Spreads

How important is considering the number the books set when you are betting on college football?  I’m often asked this question by clients and wanted to shed some light on it. Is it simply better to just try to pick the outright winner of the game or focus more on the line? The fact of… Read More »

Betting NFL Win Totals by Looking at Last Year’s Turnover Differential

It’s no secret. The team that wins the turnover battle greatly improves their chancing of winning. Despite this knowledge, it’s a stat that is often overlooked when handicapping the NFL. If you can accurately predict who will win the turnover margin, you are going to have a very profitable season betting on the NFL. As… Read More »

Free NFL Week 1 Betting Tips, System & Expert Strategies

It’s never too early to start preparing for the beginning of a new NFL season. Once the free agent signings are in the books and the draft is complete, we have a really good idea of what each team is going to look like. Oddsmakers are well aware of the public’s obsession with pro football.… Read More »

NBA Game Score Calculator for Over Under Bets

How to Use the NBA Final Score Calculator Start by selecting the current quarter of the game you want to generate projections for. Then enter the current time remaining in that quarter. First the minutes left, then the seconds. Next, enter the current scores for both the away and home teams.  Finally, click the “Calculate”… Read More »

Profitable NCAA Football Revenge System for Betting SEC Games

It’s no secret the SEC is one of the strongest conferences in the country. From 2006 to 2012, the SEC produced 7 straight national champions. With that said, this article isn’t about the Power 5 hierarchy. It’s about how serious they take the game in the South and if we can use that to make… Read More »

Tips & Advice for Betting NFL Teams Before & After Their Bye Weeks

Now a days there is so much information, it’s hard to know where to start looking when handicapping the NFL. You could spend countless hours trying to breakdown the pro football spreads. The problem with spending all that time, is there’s no guarantee you are going to make a profit with your bets. Others simply… 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 2019 Belmont Stakes is scheduled for Saturday, June 8. 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 success for the horse he’s riding, but it can definitely help that horse win the… Read More »

Horses in the 2019 Belmont Stakes That Are Contenders to Win

We are just a little over a week away from the 2019 Belmont Stakes, which will be the 151st 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 Country House… Read More »

Belmont Stakes History, Race Facts & Trivia

The 151st running of the Belmont Stakes is just a little over a week away. The race is scheduled for this Saturday, June 8 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 »

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

The 2019 Belmont Stakes will be the 151st running of the oldest Triple Crown event. The race will take place at Belmont Park in New York and is scheduled for Saturday, June 8. Unlike the Kentucky Derby, where there’s a buzz around the event no matter what the circumstances are, the excitement for the Belmont… 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 151st running of the Belmont Stakes, take a look at my… Read More »

Preakness Stakes Results: Exacta, Trifecta, & Superfecta Payouts

The 144th running of the Preakness Stakes is now in the books.  War of Will defeated both Everfast and Owendale by 1 1/4 lengths to secure the victory. War of Will finished 7th at the Kentucky Derby, but remember his run was interfered with by Maximum Security. This was far from how a lot of… Read More »

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

We are a little less than a week away from the 2019 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 144th running of the Preakness at Pimlico. The race is… Read More »

Current Vegas Odds for Horses in the Field for 2019 Preakness Stakes

We are just a few days away from the 2019 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 18. 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 2019 Preakness Stakes

The 144th 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. Just not so much this year. That’s because Kentucky Derby winner, Country… 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 betting 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 »

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.  The odds to win the Finals are tightening up with less teams, and some value might be found in breaking down the individual series. In order to win it all, teams… 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 »

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 individual games or the odds to win the Finals. One of my favorite strategies for betting the NBA postseason is the Zig Zag Theory. Which looks at how each team responds after… 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 »

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 2019. Beating the books in the regular season is one thing. It’s a whole different animal handicapping the NBA in the postseason.… Read More »

Predicting the 2019 NFL Draft: Mock 1st Round Selections

We are a little less than a month away from the 2019 NFL Draft. First round action is scheduled for Thursday, April 25 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 »

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 »

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

Jump to: First Round Second Round Sweet 16 Elite Eight Final Four Championship Last year’s NCAA Tournament field featured two mid-major team that received a high seed (1-4). That was Gonzaga out of the West Coast Conference (WCC) and Wichita State out of the American Athletic both were seeded as a No. 4. It was… Read More »

Baseball Future Wagers: Current Odds to win the 2019 MVP Trophy

The 2019 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. One… Read More »

Baseball Prop Bets: Updated Odds to win the 2019 Cy Young Trophy

The start of the 2019 MLB regular season is just around the corner. Now is the time to get in your future bets for the upcoming year. The focus for this article will be on the Cy Young award, but there’s other betting options out there. One that goes right along with this one, is… Read More »

MLB Predictions: Projected Team Records & World Series Winner

Spring is just around the corner and with that means we are inching closer to Opening Day. The 2019 MLB regular-season will officially kickoff on Thursday, March 28, which is the earliest start date in league history (not including international openers). Typically we would make our predictions a lot earlier in the offseason, but there… Read More »

Rest vs No Rest in College Basketball Conference Tournaments

We are closing in on the end of the 2018-19 college basketball regular season. I wanted to share with you three profitable systems for handicapping conference tournament games that might help you win more with your NCAA basketball betting. March Madness is a great time of year for NCAA basketball fans.  If you are a situational handicapper it… Read More »

NCAA Basketball Conference Tournaments: 2019 Odds to Win & Schedules

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

NBA Totals Betting System: First Games After the All-Star Break

After the All-Star Break, how motivated will NBA players be in their first games back? Defense is about effort and motivation.  Where there is a lack of motivation, there are typically higher scores. Nowhere is this more apparent than the All-Star game itself, but there are regular season situations where defensive energy is low as well.… Read More »

NBA Spread to Money Line Conversion

Is it better to take the points or get a bigger return to take a team to win outright?  That’s what we try to figure out with our NBA spread to moneyline conversion table. For the uninitiated, betting on the money line simply means wagering on which team you think will win the game.  The… Read More »

2019 NBA All-Star Weekend Betting Guide: Odds to Win Each Event & Game

The 2019 NBA All-Star weekend is just around the corner. This year’s action will take place at the Spectrum Center, home of the Charlotte Hornets. It’s just the second time that Charlotte has served as the host. The previous was way back in 1991 when they played at the Charlotte Coliseum. Below is a detailed… Read More »

Super Bowl History – Look at the Worst Chokes of All-Time

There’s been plenty of amazing moments in Super Bowl history. Instead of dwelling on those, I want to focus in on the not so good performances. I’ve compiled what I believe to be some of the worst Super Bowl chokes. The list is compiled of both teams and players who failed on the biggest stage… 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 »

Expert Betting Tips: How to Handicap AFC & NFC Championship Games

There’s always a ton of excitement leading up to what is known as Championship Sunday in the NFL. Only four teams are left standing and the goal of reaching the Super Bowl is just one win away. It doesn’t matter if your team is in the mix or not. This is one afternoon of football… Read More »

Handicapping Repeat Divisional Matchups in the NFL Playoffs

One of the interesting things that comes up in the NFL playoffs, is two teams from the same division playing each other for a third time. I decided now was a great time to take a look at how these third division matchups have fared over the years. I’ve broken down several different circumstances that… Read More »