Last week we looked at three NFL coordinators who are new to their jobs and hold a lot of promise. We’re going to look at the other side of things this week – five guys who are on hot seats. All of them are in desperate need of a big year this year, and some of them probably shouldn’t have been given the chance they have been given this year. What they definitely all have in common is that we should keep a close eye on them and their units, because there is a pretty good chance that they are going to have problems:

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NBA summer leagues are underway. They are being played in Orlando from July 5-9, and in Las Vegas from July 9-18. While they generally aren’t of much interest to fans, there are a few good reasons for NBA handicapping bettors to pay attention to the summer leagues. They aren’t likely to make or break your betting success during the regular season, but information is important, and there is lots of information to be gathered if you are looking for it. Here are four things to look for, and three things to be cautious of:

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The head coaches get all of the attention in the NFL, but who they hire as coordinators has at least as much bearing on the on-field success of the team as their own performance. Coaches all have different styles, but for many teams the head coach acts as the CEO who oversees operations, and it’s the coordinators who actually work with the players, implement the strategy, call the plays, and have the direct impact on the outcome of games. The media tends to spend most of their time dwelling on head coaches, though, spending the limited coordinator time they do have on the high profile stars. By looking beyond those big names and getting a sense of some of the significant under the radar coordinator moves that have been made in the offseason bettors can have an edge over those who aren’t paying attention. Here are three significant coordinator changes that you’ll want to consider as you prepare for this upcoming NFL season:

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Rafael Nadal kept his cool playing against Andy Murray and 15,000 fans cheering for the Brit on Wimbledon’s Centre Court Friday. There were many more Brits hoping for Murray to advance watching the match on a big screen on Henman Hill.

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UFC 116 Odds and fight card preview.  One of the most anticipated heavyweight fights in the history of MMA will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday. The undisputed UFC heavyweight championship will be on the line when Brock Lesnar and Shane Carwin face off in the octagon.

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This could be the easiest Wimbledon title of Serena Williams’ career. She doesn’t have to face her sister in the final, and her route to the championship match was fairly easy. The defending champion had to face 16th-ranked Maria Sharapova and 9th-ranked Na Li in the fourth round and the quarterfinals respectively, but hasn’t faced any other tough opponents.

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One of the biggest mistakes baseball bettors – and especially those who only play the sport casually – make is to only pay attention to the pitchers with names and reputations that they know when baseball betting. Sometimes starting pitchers with names don’t perform up to those names. More significantly, there are a lot of pitchers out there that casual fans have never heard of who are providing serious boosts to the wallets of fans. Here’s a look at eight guys who aren’t exactly household names, but who should be based on the profits they have been producing this year:

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Well we covered the favorites and the college football teams that we think offer some betting value to win the national title in our previous 2 pieces, so not lets take a look at the college football teams I wouldn’t want to bet on with someone elses money, all NCAA football odds current at the time of publish.

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With much of the talk in the NASCAR world focusing on Danica Patrick’s return to the Nationwide Series, the Sprint Cup heads to Loudon, N.H. for the Lenox Industrial Tools 301. Joey Logano won last years race and continued an incredible trend that gives bookies a headache.

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In our first article we covered the favorites, now lets move onto some college football teams that have some value and have maddux’s college football picks work for this years college football season.  Pinnacle has the odds quoted in this article.  Although Bodog and Bookmaker have future odds posted as well for this college football seasons betting action.

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