Super Bowl 57 – 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 »

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

The 148th running of the Kentucky Derby is scheduled for Saturday, May 7th 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 »

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

The 148th running of the Kentucky Derby is in the books. It was a massive upset this year with Rich Strike and Jockey Sonny Leon taking home the roses. Rich Strike opened at 30-1 the morning of the race and was largely ignored by the betting masses. At post he was listed at nearly 81… Read More »

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

We are less than a day away from the 148th running of the Kentucky Derby. The 2022 “Run for the Roses” is set to take place on Saturday, May 7th. 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 6:57pm… 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 148th 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 »

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 »

Breaking Down the Seeds: How Far Each Has Advanced in March Madness

Below you’ll find a comprehensive list of how far each seed has advanced in the NCAA Tournament.  We are focusing on the modern era, meaning when the tourney expanded to 64 teams from 1985 on. Look at the Farthest Each of the Top Seeds Has Gone in the NCAA Tournament #1 28 National Championship games have featured… Read More »

2022 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 »

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 »

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 »

Download & Print Your March Madness Bracket & Schedule

The field of 68 for the 2022 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 »

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 »

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 »

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

The NCAA Tournament is one of the most exciting times of the 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 winners and increase your chances of winning.… 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 »

March Madness Trends & Historical NCAA Tournament Bracket Statistics

Do you want tournament bracket trends that will give you an edge when filling out your bracket this year?  Lucky for you I’ve done the research so you don’t have to. I’m sure you know to have a No. 12 picked to beat a No. 5 in your bracket.  I’m sure my upset predictions will have one or… 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. On top of that, there is millions (if not billions) bet with office pools and other bracket contests. So, I did the research based off of what I could… 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 »

Tips for Betting March Madness in Conference & NCAA Tournament Games

There’s no better time of year than March for betting college basketball. Are going to be betting on conference tournaments or any of the postseason tournaments? Do yourself a favor and read this article before it’s too late. There are ton of factors that go into handicapping college basketball during this time of year. How to… 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 is nearly as much as the amount wagered for the entire NCAA tournament. This is the most accurate way… Read More »

Super Bowl 56 Prop Bet Results

Super Bowl 56 is in the books. The LA Rams out-lasted the Cincinnati Bengals in a back-and-forth battle. 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 Heads Tails Result: HEADS Will the team that wins the… 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 »

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 »

List of Quarterbacks With Multiple Super Bowl Starts

The NFL is a quarterback driven league. No player’s performance has a bigger impact on whether they make it to the Super Bowl or not. For the most part, elite signal callers tend to run the show. However, we have seen multiple game-managers find their way into the big game. The big difference between those… 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 »

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 »

Last Man Standing NFL Survivor or Suicide Pool Picks for Week 18

NFL survivor pools are becoming more and more popular every season. While “Survivor” is the most common used name for this contest, several will refer to it as a Knockout, Elimination or Suicide Pool. The goal is pretty straight forward. In order to win the pool, you simply have to be the last person left… Read More »