The all-star break is a very good time to evaluate what we have seen so far, and what we might expect going forward. As a bettor the thing I am most interested in is to spot pitchers who are going to have the potential to produce profits in the second half. One of the best ways I know of to do that is to look for pitchers who aren’t likely to be as productive and profitable in the second half as they were to start the season. If a pitcher has been steady and profitable to start the season then the public is going to be drawn to them. If those pitchers don’t quite measure up to their earlier levels of production then there is going to be value to be had. Here are five guys who could be poised for a downward adjustment in the second half:
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The best golfers of the world will compete in the Open Championship, aka the British Open this week. The players will face off on The Old Course at St. Andrews, Scotland. The par-72 Course stretches over 6,721 yards and the unpredictable weather could post some tough tests for the world’s top players again. We will take a look at the current British Open Odds
If you’re using the same information to handicap NFL football games as everyone else then you’re going to come to a lot of the same conclusions and fall int a lot of the same traps as everyone else as well. The nice thing about NFL handicapping is that there is so much information out there and so may people doing some really serious thinking about the game that with a little desire and research you can access some really phenomenal stats that will help you understand the game better, identify strengths and weaknesses quicker, and generally become a better bettor. Trying to figure out new stats can be very intimidating, though, because they can seem complicated and hard to understand. To ease you into your search for new stats here’s a look at four that are pretty easy to figure out, yet are very powerful:
How to be successful betting on the MLB All-Star game. The top players in the MLB face off in the All-Star game at Angel Stadium Tuesday. The league’s motto for the annual clash of the nation’s best baseball players is “This one counts”, referring to the winning league receiving home field advantage in the World Series.
While we wait for the offshore sportsbooks to post home run derby betting odds for the outright winner, we can glance over the opening home run derby odds for the player matchups. At first glance Miguel Cabrera looks like the bookmakers favorite to win the 2010 home run derby once betting lines are posted.
We will get a great look at the MLB’s top prospects in the All-Star futures game Sunday. This can tell us a lot about who to look for in the future and how to adjust our betting strategy once some of these players make their way into the big leagues.
The NASCAR Sprint Cup heads to Chicago for the LifeLock.com 400 this weekend. Kevin Harvick has been racing at the top of the pack all season, and finally got his second win of the year. He has 13 Top 10 finishes and placed in the Top eight times. He leads the Sprint Cup with 2684 points, 212 points ahead of Jeff Gordon.
The Decision – Who comes out the winner? There were jerseys burned, cardboard cutouts ripped apart, and tears shed. LeBron’s decision left Cleveland in disarray and keeps sports fans in the Forest City asking why us. Why always us? The Drive, The Fumble, The Shot, The Move, The Single, and now The Decision. Cleveland just can’t catch a break.
Here is the NFL weekly recap for last weeks pro football stories. With Michael Vick leading the way there was actually quite a bit of NFL news last week. All be it mostly off the field issues as usual.
Here is this weeks installment of the College Football Weekly Recap for June 28 through the 4th of July. While the NBA free agency buzz has captivated the sporting world, there were still a few NCAA football stories to take note of to help with your future college football picks ats this coming season.