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

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

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

We are less than a week away from the 147th running of the Kentucky Derby. The 2021 “Run for the Roses” is set to take place on Saturday, May 1st. 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 7:01pm… Read More »

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

The 147th running of the Kentucky Derby is scheduled for Saturday, May 1 at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. We are just a few days away from the big race. For everything that you need to know about betting this race, check out my Kentucky Derby Betting Guide. I’ll also have my win/place/show picks posted shortly… 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 »

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 147th 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.” All you have to do is look at the yearly betting… Read More »

Amount Bet on the Super Bowl & How Much Vegas Won

The Super Bowl brings in a lot of betting action across the globe.  The Nevada Gaming Commission reports the total amount of wagers taken on the Super Bowl at the state’s sportsbooks each year.  Here’s a hint, it’s nearly as much as the amount wagered for the entire NCAA tournament. This is the most accurate way to track… Read More »

2021 NCAA Basketball Tournament Pro Bracket Help: Boyd’s Expert Picks

The field has been set and there’s just a few days to get your picks in before the games start. If you are a picker who is struggling with filling out your bracket, I’m here to help. Not only am I one of the best predictors around, but each year I give out my expert recommendations on the… Read More »

NCAA Basketball Tournament: Field Expansion Facts & Champions History

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is one of the most exciting events in sports.  That is why there are more than 70 million brackets that get filled out. That pales in comparison to the estimated $2.5 billion bet on the games.  It is one of the busiest times for bettors and fans alike. You might refer to it… Read More »

Top 2021 March Madness Bracket Contests to Fill Out, Prizes & Payouts

List of 2021 March Madness Bracket Challenges to Fill Out & Prizes The NCAA Tournament field is set!  Millions will take part in office pools this season.  We have tracked down the top online March Madness contests with the best prizes. Most are free to join! Top Free to Enter Contests CBS Sports Bracket Challenge… Read More »

March Madness Betting: ATS Results by Seed Ranking & Round

Nearly the entire country will be focusing on picking a perfect bracket this week. It’s reported that 40 millions Americans participate in March Madness by entering some kind of tournament bracket contest. However, some people like to put down some action on the games. The NCAA Tournament brings a lot of gamblers to the window… 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 »

March Madness Bracket Tips: Basic Strategies & Picking Upsets

Looking to win your office pool or one of those big contests online? This article is all about helping you pick a perfect bracket this year. I’ve put together several March Madness tips that I’m confident will help you finish near the top. I cover the basic strategies to follow from the start, as well… Read More »

Roughly 70 Million March Madness Bracket Contests Entered Each Year

Once the field of 68 is announced on Selection Sunday, it’s time to go to work on this year’s bracket. There’s a good chance if you are reading this article, you have filled out a bracket for March Madness.  For most of you, it’s something you have done every year since you were a kid.  I’ve already… Read More »

Download & Print Your March Madness Bracket & Schedule

The field of 68 for the 2019 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 »

Picking NCAA Tournament by Seed: Records, Results & Chances of Winning

The NCAA Tournament field has finally been set for the 2020-21 season.  This is the most exciting times of year.  More than 40 million Americans fill out over 70 million brackets. That is a lot of competition. Our goal here is to help you be better than average.  We want to help you fill out more… Read More »

Perfect March Madness Bracket: Chances of Getting Every Game Right

Whether you are a college basketball fanatic or not, chances are you will take a stab at filling out a bracket. Once the field of 68 is announced for the upcoming NCAA Tournament, it’s time to go to work. You only have three days after Selection Sunday to analyze the matchups and figure out who will… 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 »

Super Bowl 55 Prop Bet Results

Super Bowl 55 is in the books. In a dominating performance, the Tampa Bay Bucs and the ageless Tom Brady knocked off the defending champion Kansas City Chiefs. Each year we put together our own Super Bowl prop betting sheet for you to use. Here’s a look at the results this time around. Coin Toss… Read More »

Betting Super Bowl 55: Odds to Win the MVP Award

There’s all different kind of ways to bet on the Super Bowl. Sure, the most popular ways are to make a wager on the side or total. A lot of money will also come in on prop wagers. One of the more popular prop bets is the odds to win the Super Bowl MVP. I’ve… Read More »

Super Bowl Tickets Prices – Average Cost & How They Are Distributed

It’s hard to believe that the ticket price to go to the first Super Bowl was a mere $6. That’s certainly not the case anymore. Ticket prices reached historic levels in 2015 when the Patriots faced the Seahawks. The average ticket to see that game was roughly $4,314. Absolutely crushing the previous year average price… Read More »

List of Available Prop Bets for Super Bowl 55

Be sure to follow Jimmy Boyd on Twitter for all of his Super Bowl props! Chances are you’ve heard about people betting on Super Bowl props. These prop wagers are becoming more and more popular each year. Sportsbooks know people love to bet on the big game any way they can. They certainly don’t disappoint,… Read More »

Complete History of the Super Bowl Curse & Host City

For those that don’t know, there was believed to be a curse on the team that is hosting the Super Bowl in that if your team is hosting the big game, you might as well start looking ahead to next year. This season marks the first time in history that a team’s stadium planned to… Read More »

Super Bowl 55 – 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 »

Super Bowl Winning & Losing NFL Head Coaches with Most Appearances

The ultimate goal for almost every player in the NFL is to win a Super Bowl. It’s no different for the head coaches. It’s an equally challenging feat. Especially with how short of a leash these guys are on now a days. This table takes a look at the head coaches that have guided their team… Read More »

Historical Super Bowl Lines: Past Las Vegas Point Spread & Totals

The table below lists the point spreads for every Super Bowl since the game’s inception in 1966-67 when the Packers were 17 point favorites over the underdog Kansas City Chiefs.  Before we get to the complete list, let’s look at some interesting facts about the history of Las Vegas odds in the game: Biggest Point… Read More »

Super Bowl Party Games: Block Pool & Prop Bet Sheet

Most people don’t have the luxury of making the trip to the big game. Those that can’t go will attend a party or hit up the local bars to watch the last NFL game of the season. Not a bad alternative, especially if you are involved in a pool of some kind.  We’ve included our favorites… Read More »

Most Super Bowl Wins – NFL Teams With Multiple Rings & Championships

The success of an NFL franchise is measured on a lot of things. None more so than the number of times they have won it all. This article takes a closer look at what teams have owned the record books. Top Six NFL Teams with the Most Championships in Super Bowl History Below is a… Read More »

Current Favorites & Predictions to Win the 2020 MLB World Series

Jump to Odds: World Series Past Winners Each MLB season 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 make a… Read More »

2021 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 2021 NCAA Tournament. We will be back to look at the odds at several points throughout the season, so be sure to check back often.  Our college basketball lines pages let’s you compare the live numbers from several top… Read More »

NBA Finals Betting: Odds to Win the 2020-21 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 »