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August 2015

College Football Picks – This Conference Should be on Upset Alert at Year

August 31, 2015

Each year, one conference stands out among the others which confounds sportsbooks betting odds, at least early, and leaves many others putting together college football picks scratching their heads. Last year it was the Pac-12, as only four of its members had winning spread records, with several others at or very close to .500. If [...]

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Football Picks – News From Westgate Super Contest and Several Predictions

August 31, 2015

This past Friday was the seminar for the Super Contest at the Westgate Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. For those making football picks and looking a huge prize, this is a great contest to enter. You can learn more about contest by Googling – Westgate Super Contest – and see if this something you [...]

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College Football Odds – Home Field Advantage, More than a Simple Number

August 31, 2015

One of the more common beliefs about football is the home field advantage when using power rankings to determine the college football odds against the sportbooks numbers for an edge. Highly respected Jeff Sagarin and others recommend a traditional three points for the home team, which is a good mean number as a statistical guru [...]

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Off to Vegas, be Back on Sunday

August 27, 2015
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MLB Picks -What Pitchers not on Everyone’s Mind could Affect the Playoffs?

August 26, 2015

Time to play a little ‘what if’ and look into the crystal ball and forecast how certain pitchers could impact MLB picks if their teams were to enter the postseason in early October. As baseball handicappers we know what to expect from certain pitchers who make the postseason like Madison Bumgarner, but what others who [...]

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Betting Odds – Which MLB Short Favorites Should You Be Backing?

August 26, 2015

On the Hump Day betting board, the sportsbooks betting odds have nine games listed at -150 or higher, making a number of undesirable underdogs available or run line action. For our purposes, today we will investigate the trio of contests with the shortest MLB odds and look to determine if you should be playing for [...]

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MLB Odds – AL East Teams Go To Battle Tuesday

August 25, 2015

All the American League East clubs are back on schedule to continue their playoff push. The sportsbooks have released their MLB odds and it is time to disseminate them and find winners. Toronto and the New York Yankees are tied atop the division, with Baltimore three games in back of Texas for the last wild [...]

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MLB Picks- Any Big Dogs Have a Shot Monday?

August 24, 2015

It is a bit of a sleepy Monday as the summer season starts to wind down. This time of year MLB picks are fascinating, with sportsbooks betting odds often inflated based on teams performance. What we mean is the really bad teams are 15 to 20 cents higher as underdogs compared to what they were [...]

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MLB Betting Odds – Can these Studs Win on the Road?

August 21, 2015

As I have mentioned, my favorite part of baseball is pitching and that remains a fundamental principle as to how sportsbooks create the MLB betting odds on a daily basis for this sport. On days like today it is particularly fun when some of the best hurlers in the game take to the mound and [...]

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Betting Odds – What to Watch for in the National League

August 21, 2015

The senior circuit is pretty cut and dry for the playoff pictures, seven teams left to fill five spots. Yet when one goes to make MLB picks versus the betting odds, it is a little less clear. What teams are poised for success, destined to fall back or remain where they are, time to figure [...]

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