What Bettors Should Know for Saturday, May 17

1. MLB – Yesterday’s Yankees/Pirates game was postponed due to inclement weather and will be played as part of a doubleheader on Sunday. – Reds 1B Joey Votto (Quad) will be out indefinitely. Other notable injuries for Saturday’s games include: White Sox 1B Jose Abreu, Ankle, Probable Pirates OF Andrew McCutchen, Foot, Probable Yankees OF…

Who Will be the Cleveland Cavaliers Next Head Coach?

Despite guiding his team to the 2007 NBA Finals and winning the 2009 NBA Coach of the Year award, Mike Brown has now been fired by the Cleveland Cavaliers for a second time. In just one season back with the team; Brown guided the Cavaliers to a disappointing 33-49 record in a season that was marred…

What Sports Bettors Should Know for Wednesday, May 14

1. MLB – Today’s key MLB injuries: #MLB #Marlins – Jose Fernandez, Elbow – is out for the season — SportsInsights.com (@SportsInsights) May 13, 2014 #MLB #Brewers – Carlos Gomez, Back – is questionable Wednesday (5/14) vs. Pittsburgh — SportsInsights.com (@SportsInsights) May 14, 2014 #MLB #Yankees – Carlos Beltran, Elbow – is doubtful Wednesday (5/14)…

What Sports Bettors Should Know for Tuesday, May 13

1. MLB – There has been some very big news around baseball in the past 24 hours, including: According to @JCRMarlinsbeat: Source: #Marlins anticipate Fernandez will require season-ending elbow surgery. — SportsInsights.com (@SportsInsights) May 13, 2014 #MLB #Yankees – Carlos Beltran, Elbow – is doubtful Tuesday (5/13) vs. New York Mets — SportsInsights.com (@SportsInsights) May…

Which MLB Umpires Favor the Home Team?

As much as we try to eliminate bias in sports, it’s inevitable that some officials will enter games with preconceptions and beliefs that can impact their decision making. One such bias that we frequently observe is that certain officials will favor the home team — perhaps because they don’t want to be mercilessly booed by…