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Baseball Handicapping: How To Bet Bad Teams Late in the Season

The Seattle Mariners

We are 100 games into the long, long major league baseball betting season. That means we are still more than two months away from the end of the year. For a lot of teams, though, these last 60 games are just something that have to be endured before the season draws to a merciful end. […]

NFL Handicapping: Why NFL Strength of Schedule is Meaningless

49ers vs. Cardinals NFL Preview

There is a lot of attention paid every year to strength of schedule in the NFL. When the schedule is released lots of articles pop up talking about who has an easy schedule and who has a hard one, and talking heads go wild trying to explain what it all means and who has the […]

NFL Handicapping: Stats You Need To Know

Week 4 NFL Betting Trend Report

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 […]

NFL Handicapping: Offseason Prep Work To Better Your Game

The NFL football season is getting closer. It’s still too far away for most, but it’s a lot closer than it was a month ago. Instead of just sitting around impatiently waiting for things to get started smart NFL bettors are using this time to get more prepared for the season so that they are […]

Golf Betting Tips For Major Tournaments

phil mickelson tour championship betting

The U.S. Open is about to get started. That means that for a lot of people this is one of the four weekends every year that they actually pay attention and bet golf. If you are a sports bettor (and you probably wouldn’t be reading this if you weren’t)  then there’s a chance that this is also […]

Handicapping Interleague Baseball Games

We are in the midst of interleague play in baseball. For the next couple of weeks all but one game will involve a National League team playing one from the American League, with the rules of the home team being enforced. I absolutely hate interleague play. Baseball is a game of beautiful traditions, and one […]

Handicapping Divisional Baseball Games

When it comes to betting baseball, not all games are created equally. You can essentially break the season into three broad types of games that teams play – division games, games outside the division but in the league, and inter-league games. Each type of game has different characteristics which the successful bettor will recognize and […]

The Best Sports Betting Books For Handicappers

College Football Sportsbook

For most sports bettors this is the time of year when things are at their slowest. Football is a distant memory, and won’t be back again for a long while. Basketball and hockey are winding down. Baseball is chugging along, but the relentless pace of that sport is more than some bettors want to deal […]

How To Bet The UFC

With every event that the UFC holds – are they hold a lot of them – betting on mixed martial arts gets a little more popular. MMA has gone from a fringe sport to the mainstream over the last couple of years. Betting on boxing has always been popular, and now more and more people […]

Runline Vs Moneyline Baseball Betting

There are two main ways to bet sides in baseball – the moneyline and the runline. The difference between the two seems subtle, but the more you look at them, the more you appreciate their complexity. The most interesting thing about the two different bets to me is that if you ask baseball bettors what […]

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