2016 Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Odds

The 100th annual Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest will take place on the Fourth of July at the flagship Nathan’s restaurant on Coney Island. This yearly ode to gluttony and overindulgence is an American tradition on par with fireworks, football, and bald eagles soaring majestically through the sky. It’s almost like a slow motion train wreck…

Does Acquiring Derrick Rose Really Help The Knicks?

On Wednesday, the New York Knicks acquired 2011 NBA MVP Derrick Rose from the Chicago Bulls in exchange for center Robin Lopez, guard Jose Calderon and guard Jerian Grant. Public opinion has been split on this blockbuster trade, with many analysts doubting that Rose will be able to fully rebound from the injuries that have derailed…

Impact of NHL Expansion in Las Vegas

After decades of attempting to land a professional sports franchise, Las Vegas has finally accomplished their goal. On Wednesday, June 22, the NHL officially approved expansion to Las Vegas starting in the 2017–18 season. All indications suggest the team will be named the Black Knights in honor of owner Bill Foley’s alma mater, West Point. An…

How to Bet on the CFL

The 2016 Canadian Football League (CFL) season kicked off on Thursday, June 23 and will conclude with the 104th Grey Cup on November 27. Although it may not have the popularity of major US sports leagues, we did some research and we determined that there’s tremendous opportunity for you. Some of the market-setting sportsbooks, including…

2016 NBA Mock Draft and Prop Bets

Following the conclusion of the NBA Draft Lottery on May 17, I released our annual oddsmakers mock draft based on prop bets posted at two offshore sportsbooks. Although there were very few draft props available two months ago, I was able to create a rudimentary mock draft for the top six picks. At the time, Ben…