2016-17 NFL Playoff Odds

The 2016-17 NFL season is scheduled to begin on September 8, 2016 with the annual Thursday night kickoff game. This year we will be treated to a Super Bowl 50 rematch with the defending champion Denver Broncos hosting the Carolina Panthers. Although this date is still roughly four months away, sportsbooks have been posting a smorgasbord of…

Who Will be the Next Head Coach of the Indiana Pacers?

In a press conference on Thursday afternoon, Pacers president Larry Bird announced that the team will not be retaining head coach Frank Vogel next season. This news was hardly surprising given that Bird did not give Vogel a vote of confidence following the team’s first round loss against the Raptors. Still, many people around the league have been questioning…

2016 WNBA Championship Futures

With the NBA and NHL playoffs coming to a close, most bettors will turn their focus to the ongoing MLB season. Although baseball has historically been our most profitable sport, bettors may not realize that many of our contrarian strategies have been highly successful for WNBA bettors. In the past we have discussed how bettors can identify sharp money while…

How to Bet NBA 2nd Half Lines

We don’t discuss it very often, but NBA bettors can regularly find value by taking second half lines. For bettors who have already taken the full game spread, there are frequently opportunities to hedge your bet and create win-win situations. That is more commonly known as middling. As an example, let’s say you have already…

The Rise of Jake Arrieta

On July 2, 2013, the Baltimore Orioles acquired Scott Feldman and Steve Clevenger from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for Pedro Strop and a struggling pitcher named Jake Arrieta. At the time, Baltimore was seeking to bolster their starting rotation and the organization believed that Feldman would help their pitching woes. It’s hard to believe…

Who Will Be the Next Character to Die on Game of Thrones?

SPOILER WARNING! For the uninitiated, Game of Thrones is an epic fantasy story that deals with the quest for power in the mythical kingdom of Westeros. It deals with a massive ensemble cast that consistently turns in incredible performances. It’s a show that defies almost every television convention and has attracted record numbers of viewers on HBO….