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  • How To Bet Super Bowl 50:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 2/7/2016 11:34:50 AM
    The major concern facing handicappers this weekend is how to bet Super Bowl 50 with a line that seems to keep growing and growing. The oddsmakers tagged this game with a CAR -3.5 line, before moving it to -5.5. By the time the weekend warriors influence the action, it could balloon even higher +…
  • Betting the Super Bowl MVP – What If It’s Not Cam Newton?:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 2/5/2016 4:44:36 PM
    If you ask the oddsmakers and the general public, Cam Newton is a lock to win the Super Bowl MVP. So everyone in the universe is betting accordingly. Newton is getting -145 odds to win the award and is a landslide favorite in this market. +…
  • 5 Reasons To Bet The Denver Broncos As Super Bowl 50 Underdogs:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 2/2/2016 4:37:45 PM
    The Denver Broncos are going to be the Super Bowl 50 underdogs this weekend unless Cam Newton gets struck by lightning and run over by a bus at the same time. +…
  • Top 5 Reasons To Bet Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 2/2/2016 4:37:27 PM
    Here are five reasons to bet the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50. They stand as -5.5 point favorites in a line that could very well move considering how much action Cam Newton’s guys are generating from the gambling community. +…
  • Who Are The Best Western Conference NBA Bets?:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 1/27/2016 11:48:30 PM
    The best Western Conference NBA bets might be a bit of a surprise. There is a long standing rule that most NBA bettors abide by, and it’s that you don’t just blindly follow the top teams. +…
  • NFC Championship Point Spread Set At Natural Home Line:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 1/23/2016 1:08:27 PM
    Even the oddsmakers are just kicking up their heels and handing the NFC Championship point spread a natural home line which favors Carolina by -3.0 points. +…
  • AFC Championship Betting Free Pick – Brady vs. Manning XVII:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 1/23/2016 12:48:05 PM
    One of the stone cold truths about being a handicapper is that you have to ignore historical influences as much as you can and shield yourself from buying too much in to the narrative of a game. +…
  • NFC Playoff Point Spread Wobbling Around -2.5 in Panthers-Seahawks:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 1/17/2016 8:54:01 AM
    Even after Blair Walsh shanked an unbelievable miss in last weekend’s game, I couldn’t help but feel that it was the best possible result. Minnesota deserved to win that game, but I didn’t want to be robbed of a chance to watch Seattle and Carolina try to bring the apocalypse down on each other. +…
  • Will Health Haunt The Patriots In Divisional Playoff Betting?:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 1/14/2016 5:06:56 PM
    Revenge has to be on the mind of everyone in New England as they prepare for a divisional playoff betting matchup against the red-hot Kansas City Chiefs. +…
  • NCAAF Championship Game Betting Free Pick – Alabama vs. Clemson:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 1/11/2016 3:34:01 PM
    After everything that happened during an insanely crazy and wildly entertaining college football season, NCAAF Championship game betting is finally here and it features the two best teams in the country without question. +…
  • Seattle Seahawks Get Biggest Spread In Wild Card Betting:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 1/9/2016 5:48:29 PM
    It’s hard to argue that any other team entered the wild card betting round with more momentum than the Seattle Seahawks, who are staring at the biggest point spread of the weekend. +…
  • Public Heavily Backing Pittsburgh In NFL Futures Market:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 1/7/2016 7:31:03 PM
    Pittsburgh seems like everyone’s favorite NFL futures play from a value standpoint because of their offensive capabilities, but shortcomings have started to emerge on this team that may force some to hesitate going the distance with them. +…
  • Clarifying the NFC Playoff Picture in Week 17 NFL Betting:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 1/3/2016 8:56:51 AM
    One of the only things we know for sure as we had in to Week 17 NFL betting is that Washington is hosting a playoff game next weekend. The muddled NFC playoff picture is confusing as hell. Almost every seed is up for grabs, but the three major games of consequence are outlined below along with my choice for the best picks in each. +…
  • New Year’s Day College Bowl Betting Free Picks:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 12/31/2015 4:59:51 PM
    Shake your New Year’s Day hangover with these New Year’s Day college bowl betting free picks as we prepare for the fallout from the playoffs. These are some awesome games. +…
  • The college football playoffs are offering some intriguing story lines from a gambling perspective, one of which being that the Cotton Bowl has the second largest spread of any of the bowl games remaining. That shouldn’t be the case when two of the best teams in the country are about to wage war. +…
  • Top Ranked Clemson Enters Orange Bowl As Underdog:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 12/30/2015 5:19:16 PM
    The oddsmakers don’t seem to care that much that Clemson is the only defeated team in the country. The top ranked Tigers enter the Orange Bowl as underdogs against the fourth ranked Oklahoma Sooners in a strange twist. So what gives? +…
  • Week 16 NFL Betting Picks – The Games That Matter:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 12/27/2015 8:55:13 AM
    When it comes to the playoffs, these are the games that matter in Week 16 NFL betting picks. When it comes to gambling? All the games matter! But I prefer the boiler room climate that these games represent with high stakes and big time pressure. +…
  • Saturday College Bowl Game Betting Free Picks – December 26th:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 12/26/2015 10:30:24 AM
    The Saturday college bowl game betting slate is a pretty densely packed schedule, with the Pac-12 getting a ton of face time. There’s a lot of value on this board with some big underdogs, while a couple of the steady favorites grade it extremely well considering the matchups. +…
  • College Football Bowl Betting – Christmas Eve Free Picks:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 12/23/2015 11:34:40 PM
    With a 4-0 SU and ATS streak over the past month, the Blue Raiders ended the year as the best bet in the east division of Conference USA. The player who got them there is Ed’Marques Batties, who led the team with 13 touchdowns. Seven of those came in that final stretch of four wins +…
  • Week 15 NFL Betting Picks – Eight Games Of Major Consequence:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 12/18/2015 3:47:21 PM
    On the last weekend before Christmas, I’ve unwrapped my Week 15 NFL betting picks for you to enjoy. Just don’t bother leaving me milk and cookies under the tree. I’m more of a whisky and turkey sandwich kind of guy. Happy holidays to all, let’s hope Santa brings us some cheer from the football gods this weekend +…
  • Opening Weekend of the College Football Bowl Season Is Here!:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 12/18/2015 3:35:50 PM
    This Saturday, we will be treated to an early Christmas present when the opening weekend of the college football bowl season finally kicks off. None of these feature ranked teams, but there are tons of great matchups. +…
  • Thursday Night Football Betting – Can The Bucs Stop Todd Gurley?:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 12/17/2015 3:17:46 PM
    We’ve got three weeks left in the season, which means we’re running out of time to make money…which also means that we have to start taking the minefield that is the Thursday Night Football betting matchup a bit more seriously. +…
  • The Republican Presidential Nominees Prep for Dec. 15th Debate on CNN:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 12/15/2015 9:54:24 AM
    Much has changed in the last month for the Republican Presidential nominees still hoping to separate themselves from what’s turned in to a muddled, and almost cannibalistic, race. +…
  • Week 14 Road Dog Bets – Great Value Away From Home:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 12/13/2015 8:52:40 AM
    All of the value this weekend comes in the form of the Week 14 road dog bets, as some of the big home favorites are obvious choices. You’re automatically taking teams like Kansas City -10.0 over San Diego, Tampa Bay at -3.5 over New Orleans (without Ingram) and Carolina at -7.5 over New Orleans +…
  • Week 15 NCAAF Betting – Navy Heavily (Really Heavily) Favored Against Army:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 12/11/2015 3:28:48 PM
    The Week 15 NCAAF betting tradition that is Army-Navy continues this season, with the two teams heading in to this game with completely opposite seasons in hand. +…
  • Who’s The Favorite to Win the Heisman Trophy in 2015?:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 12/10/2015 3:30:30 PM
    With the only game in town being the standard Army-Navy clash in Week 15 of NCAAF betting, we turn our attention to the futures market and the chances of the players nominated to win the Heisman Trophy +…
  • Sunday Night Football Betting – Colts vs. Steelers Week 13:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 12/6/2015 2:40:29 PM
    It’s hard to distinguish the “most injured team” in the NFL these days, but the Sunday Night Football betting matchup between the Colts and Steelers might feature at least two such squads +…
  • NFL Week 13 Betting Picks – Are Kansas, Tampa, Giants Ready For Big Time?:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 12/5/2015 10:46:57 PM
    It’s time to attack the weekend lines with another slate of NFL Week 13 betting picks! These games have some hefty implications for the playoffs, with the exception being Carolina attempting to keep its undefeated season intact against the Saints. Let’s get to it +…
  • Week 14 Conference Championship Matchup Previews:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 12/4/2015 5:28:35 PM
    There a handful of big time implication games in the final weekend of the NCAAF regular season, but the Week 14 conference championship matchups certainly hold the most weight. Here are the four major conference clashes. +…
  • Upset Specialists in Week 14 NCAAF Betting:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 12/4/2015 3:22:13 PM
    While the major conference championship games will undoubtedly hog the spotlight, there’s still a lot of football left on Saturday, and I’ve dug up some upset specialists in Week 14 NCAAF betting for you to sink your teeth in to. Enjoy and good luck. +…
  • NFL Week 12 Betting Picks – Lots of Great Road Dogs To Feast On:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 11/29/2015 8:00:01 AM
    As you gorge on Turkey and stuffing this weekend, be sure to leave room for my best NFL week 12 betting picks. +…
  • Best NCAAF Week 13 Bets – Can Ohio State Rally Past Michigan?:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 11/27/2015 3:02:24 PM
    The biggest news of the week came when the pollsters released their new college football playoff ranking, slotting Iowa in as the fourth best team, along with a Big 12 team crashing the top-4. +…
  • NFL Thanksgiving Day Free Picks:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 11/25/2015 9:52:16 PM
    Despite three NFL Thanksgiving Day games that I’m obviously thankful for, I’ll tell you what I’m not at all thankful for this Thanksgiving – a lack of real betting lines. +…
  • Sunday and Monday Night Football Bets – Bet the Better Coach:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 11/22/2015 2:15:38 PM
    The pair of prime time games we get to enjoy in Sunday and Monday Night Football betting feature four playoff bound teams. They also star four of the biggest names in head coaching that roam the sidelines. +…
  • Week 11 NFL Betting Free Picks – Which Backup QB’s Are Worth Backing?:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 11/21/2015 4:46:15 PM
    My Week 11 NFL betting free picks are rife with a plague that can only be called “Backup-itis”. Seven games feature second string quarterbacks. +…
  • Week 12 College Football Betting Free Picks:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 11/20/2015 5:53:36 PM
    A lot of the big schools are playing nobody’s this week. Clemson has Wake Forest, Iowa hosts Purdue as massive favorites, and Alabama is playing a school I’ve never heard of. +…
  • Potential Big Ten Championship – Ohio State vs. Michigan State:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 11/20/2015 5:42:52 PM
    The Big Ten Championship representatives are yet to be decided, but Ohio State and Iowa seem on a collision course. +…
  • Week 11 NFL Betting Pick – Green Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings:

    Posted by Tim Furious on 11/19/2015 11:51:30 AM
    At the beginning of the season, there was hyperbole that Minnesota would challenge Green Bay for the NFC North. In a stretch where the Vikings went 3-3 SU and 5-1 ATS to end the 2014 season, they barely lost to Green Bay. We all thought that they had the makings of an up and coming team. +…
  • Sunday Night Football Betting Preview – Arizona vs. Seattle Week 10:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 11/15/2015 3:59:59 PM
    There is a strange notion that teams coming out of a bye week can revolutionize themselves over past troubles. If that’s the case, there’s still hope for the free falling Seattle Seahawks who have struggled mightily after consecutive visits to the Super Bowl +…
  • The Best NFL Week 10 Bets – Rams, Chiefs Getting Respect From Oddsmakers:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 11/15/2015 7:43:38 AM
    Finding the best NFL Week 10 bets is by no means an easy task when you’re glancing at the board. Green Bay seems like a great take at -11.5 over the woeful Lions, but Detroit’s coming off a bye week and the Packers are reeling after two losses. +…
  • The Best Big 12 Bets For Week 11 – Baylor Rising, TCU Crumbling:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 11/13/2015 1:32:20 PM
    The November run for the Big 12 conference rarely disappoints, and this year we have been treated to a cavalcade of carnage that has proven delightfully profitable +…
  • Betting The Top-5 College Football Playoff Teams In Week 11:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 11/13/2015 1:19:05 PM
    Betting the top-5 college football playoff teams is a matter of trusting the oddsmakers and the public doing what they always do by backing the big name teams with big time spreads. +…
  • NFL Week 9 Free Picks – Can Green Bay, Indy Rebound In Tough Matchups?:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 11/8/2015 9:00:29 AM
    Despite a massive amount of teams on bye this Sunday, my NFL Week 9 free picks have zeroed in on five great matchups that are worth all your money and then some +…
  • NBA Betting Tips – Who Are The Best Bets In The NBA So Far?:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 11/7/2015 10:17:44 AM
    Handing out NBA betting tips this early is a bit of a struggle for a handicapper, but at least four teams have broken away from the pack in terms of spread record. +…
  • College Football Betting – Clemson, LSU Top Earliest NCAAF Playoff Rankings:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 11/7/2015 9:04:02 AM
    We’re adjusting the rankings to reflect where schools fall in the NCAAF playoff ranking system, as opposed to the AP Top-25, which has been what we’ve been using all year. +…
  • NCAAF Week 10 Betting – Big 12’s Backloaded Schedule Presents Issues:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 11/7/2015 8:13:26 AM
    We can talk about the NCAAF Playoff Rankings all we want, but until the Big 12 has played its gauntlet of November games there isn’t much point. +…
  • The Best Bets In NFL Week 8 – Which Teams Are About To Lose Momentum?:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 10/31/2015 10:54:29 PM
    Finding the best bets in NFL Week 8 is all about sifting through the slate to find the teams that are about to lose their momentum. Some teams have it for real reasons, and others are barely hanging on. +…
  • Thursday Night Betting Free Pick – Can Dolphins Keep Rolling Against Patriots?:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 10/29/2015 3:02:21 PM
    Don’t ask the oddsmakers if the Miami Dolphins are worthy challengers to upend the undefeated New England Patriots in NFL Thursday Night betting. Tom Brady and Bill Belichik are getting a -8.0 point handicap at home against the hottest team over the last two weeks +…
  • NCAAF Betting Picks Week 9 – Thursday Night Offers Money Making Matchups:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 10/29/2015 12:50:18 PM
    Every now and then, a weekend slate of college games comes along that doesn’t really rev your engine. But don’t you worry! There are some solid NCAAF betting picks in Week 9 for Saturday, but the real action is on Thursday night, so that’s where we’ll start. +…
  • Sunday Night Football Betting Week 7 – Are Eagles or Panthers Legit?:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 10/25/2015 3:55:14 PM
    There’s no doubt that the NFC is a wide open derby, and the Sunday Night Football betting matchup between the Philadelphia Eagles and Carolina Panthers could very decide who we trust long term in this wayward conference. +…
  • Top-5 NCAAF Week 8 Betting Picks – All Underdogs All The Time:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 10/23/2015 9:31:05 PM
    Not much is going to change at the top of the table when it comes to playoff hopes. Baylor and Ohio State have layups this weekend, but Utah has a huge matchup as road dogs in USC +…
  • NFL Betting Power Rankings – Week 7:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 10/23/2015 2:06:46 PM
    Do you want to know how hard it is to rank these teams when crazy things happen each and every week? Here are three crazy things that made my life hell last week +…
  • Game 6 ALCS Betting Odds – Blue Jays Heavy Road Favorites In Game 6:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 10/22/2015 2:00:44 PM
    The Toronto lineup is absolutely intimidating by all standards. They have one glaring weakness – whomever the catcher is between Russell Martin and Dioner Navarro – but outside of that, it’s slugging like you wouldn’t believe. +…
  • The Top-5 Early Game Free Picks For Week 6 NFL Betting:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 10/17/2015 11:08:15 PM
    It is next to impossible to bet against the favorites in Week 6 NFL betting. There are certain stay-away games too, like Denver against Cleveland where the slow-releasing Josh McCown will be haunted by a fast front-seven from the Broncos. +…
  • Biggest Week 6 Grudge Patch – Betting Carolina at Seattle -7.0:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 10/17/2015 10:56:57 PM
    The Seahawks are on the verge of losing way too much ground to the Cardinals and will be fighting for their playoffs lives if they come up short at home. +…
  • Week 7 NCAAF Betting Picks – Great Matchups Make Tough Bets:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 10/16/2015 5:58:02 PM
    As is always the case in NCAAF betting, terrific matchups can make for head scratching bets. Below I’ve featured some of the best games on Saturday, which include grudge matches galore. +…
  • Week 6 NFL Betting Power Rankings:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 10/16/2015 5:39:00 PM
    Do you want a case in point of why it’s dumb to use recent history to define the current state of the season? +…
  • American and National League Championship Series Betting Preview:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 10/16/2015 3:48:00 PM
    The ALCS and NLCS matchups are finally set, and boy we couldn’t ask for a better pair of chapters in the playoff story. +…
  • Best AFC Home Game Bets in Week 5:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 10/11/2015 8:21:34 AM
    For some teams, the term “home sweet home” isn’t the case, which is why I’ve gone ahead and highlighted the best AFC home game bets of the week with the stronger conference hosting visiting teams. +…
  • Tough Sledding In Week 6 NFL Betting When It Comes To NFC:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 10/11/2015 8:13:28 AM
    There are five NFC matchups this weekend that are tough to wrap your head around no matter how many spreadsheets you have for Week 6 NFL betting. +…
  • MLB Playoff Betting – How To Gauge The Starting Pitching This Weekend:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 10/10/2015 11:02:23 AM
    By the time you get to MLB playoff betting, it’s impossible to really compare stats and trends. All of the teams that have made it this far are the best in baseball (sorry, Pittsburgh). So as always, leverage most of your opinion and money based on starting pitching. +…
  • Week 6 NCAAF Betting Picks – A Trio of Awesome Road Favorites:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 10/9/2015 4:08:27 PM
    There will be a time to pick underdogs, but this isn’t that week, unless you’re the type of guy that builds their Week 6 NCAAF betting picks around chasing mammoth betting lines. +…
  • NFL Betting Power Rankings – Week 5:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 10/9/2015 11:37:48 AM
    We’re back with another edition of the NFL Betting Power Rankings because my editor didn’t fire me for writing the last one. So we’re off to a decent start, which is more than I can say about this season. +…
  • NFL Betting Power Rankings – Week 4:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 10/3/2015 10:16:32 PM
    Well, we’re about a month in to the season, so it’s time to start doing some power rankings! Since I’m a guy that writes about betting, and I work for a site that’s used for sports betting, then this power rankings is going to revolve around – you guessed it – betting +…
  • Week 5 NFL Betting Picks – The Top-5 Bets for Week 4:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 10/3/2015 9:36:18 PM
    We’re inching closer to that point where the season is starting to show real winners and losers from a gambling standpoint, and while we sort through the junk pile of games this weekend, here are my top choices for Week 5 NFL betting picks. +…
  • The Top TOTAL Plays of Week 5 – Which UNDERS and OVERS To Bank On:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 10/3/2015 9:20:14 PM
    First off, I’ve never fully understood why us handicappers have to capitalize the word TOTAL when talking about the combined points scored by either team. +…
  • Toughest Bet of the Week - Alabama Visits Georgia With Season On The Line:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 10/3/2015 8:43:58 AM
    Do you know how long it’s been since Alabama was an underdog? Seven years. So when you hear a lot of people making a big deal about Alabama heading to Athens this weekend to take on the Georgia Bulldogs, don’t just dismiss it. There’s a very important reason that this is a big deal +…
  • NCAAF Betting Picks – The Top Five Picks For Week 5:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 10/1/2015 11:44:50 AM
    Lots of games on the board, but only a handful need some guidance from yours truly. I’ve already featured a full preview on the Alabama-Georgia game which serves as the marquee matchup on Saturday +…
  • Monday Night Football Betting Preview – Can Chiefs Rebound Against Packers?:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 9/28/2015 3:03:18 PM
    In their last prime time effort, the Kansas Chiefs left a ton to be desired so it’s hard to get excited about them as a Monday Night Football betting pick. Actually…it’s a struggle to get that pumped about the Chiefs in general. +…
  • NFL Betting Preview – The Value of Running Backs in Pittsburgh at St. Louis:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 9/27/2015 7:48:38 AM
    As a rule, I try not to get that excited about rookie running-backs anymore, especially when it comes to NFL betting. Teams tend to treat these guys like scabs that they can pick off and replace at any time. +…
  • Week 3 NFL Betting Picks – The Best Bets On Sunday’s Board:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 9/27/2015 7:37:08 AM
    Another full slate of games awaits you this Sunday, and I’m here to bring you another handful of Week 3 NFL betting picks so that you can go about your business and turn out some profit +…
  • The Top 5 NCAAF Betting Games in Week 4:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 9/25/2015 4:47:31 PM
    Any list of Week 4’s best NCAAF betting matchups has to include at least a couple of the games I’ve highlighted below. Some of them feature marquee teams, while a couple, late matchups have my eye as well +…
  • Friday Night NCAAF Free Picks – Stanford Heavy Favorite At Oregon State:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 9/25/2015 11:21:14 AM
    Depending on which poll you look at, Stanford is on the cusp of being a Top-25 team, which is one of the reasons we’re focusing on them in our Friday Night NCAAF free picks. +…
  • Monday Night Football Betting – New York Jets vs. Indianapolis Colts:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 9/21/2015 3:16:12 PM
    When it comes to a game featuring the Jets and Ryan Fitzpatrick, I’d usually skip it, but this Monday Night Football betting matchup is pretty damn interesting. After all, the Indianapolis Colts are coming off a game where they were manhandled by Buffalo’s defence. +…
  • Sunday Night NFL Betting Free Pick – Are Seahawks In Real Trouble?:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 9/20/2015 7:37:42 AM
    The Seattle Seahawks ended last year on a play-calling controversy and have rolled right in to the 2015 season with another one. +…
  • NFL Week 2 Betting Lines – Taking A Look At The Nail-Biting Matchups:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 9/20/2015 7:32:07 AM
    The NFL Week 2 betting board is still scattered with a range of games that don’t really require much guess work. You’ll see lines like New Orleans as a 10-point favorite against Tampa and totally understand why (read: Jameis Winston), while feasting on that shallow Arizona line as they visit the Bears. +…
  • NCAAF Weekend Betting Preview – SEC Matchups Dominate Sharp Bets:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 9/18/2015 6:17:59 PM
    Now that we’re entering Week 3, this is when the NCAAF weekend betting board starts to light up with big time conference matchups. Some of these lines are still gargantuan, but there’s value all over the place. +…
  • Thursday Night NCAAF Betting Free Pick - #11 Clemson vs. Louisville:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 9/16/2015 4:00:42 PM
    The undefeated Clemson Tigers, ranked 11th so far, haven’t had to deal with much competition as they’ve romped to a 2-0 ATS record against Wofford and Appalachian State with combined victories of 90-20. +…
  • College Football Betting: Best Bet for Week 2:

    Posted by Alan Lemmings on 9/11/2015 11:36:41 AM
    My best college football bet for this week features a giant mismatch where I feel the oddsmakers came up a little bit short. The South Alabama Jaguars (1-0) travel to Lincoln to take on Huskers (0-1). +…
  • Saturday, August 29th Best NFL Preseason Bet:

    Posted by Alan Lemmings on 8/29/2015 2:21:22 PM
    Today we should finally get to see an extended look at the Seahawks. The first team has not seen too many reps so far this season and should be ready to see their most extended tune up of the preseason. +…
  • Saturday, August 22nd Best NFL Preseason Bet:

    Posted by Alan Lemmings on 8/22/2015 12:08:05 PM
    Handicapping preseason football is certainly a risky proposition with lots of uncertainty, but it’s that time of the year again. +…
  • Best Bets For Second Half of MLB Season:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 8/6/2015 1:23:20 PM
    The second half of the MLB betting is upon us, and by now we have a firmer grasp on the teams that are going to be better regular season plays, long term investments and future considerations +…
  • What To Look For In an NFL Underdog:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 7/24/2015 11:10:38 PM
    If you think that you’re going to make money betting on favorites, then you’ve got another thing coming, which is why I’ve made a list of what to look for in an NFL underdog +…
  • Betting Favorites To Win Each NFL Division:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 7/23/2015 3:39:37 PM
    Our NFL Futures board is already starting to fill up with all sorts of action to get in on as we barrel towards the 2015 season, and one of the more popular places to invest is the NFL Division winners. +…
  • MLB Betting: Toronto Blue Jays/Oakland A’s Pick:

    Posted by Alan Lemmings on 7/21/2015 1:04:15 PM
    Today’s best bet features a reunion from one of the offseason’s biggest trades. Toronto’s All-Star Josh Donaldson will be facing his former team and former Blue Jay pitcher Kendall Graveman +…
  • College Football Betting – Top 5 Futures Bets To Consider:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 7/19/2015 1:02:23 PM
    When previewing the college football betting season, one of the props that gets overlooked is the conference championship board. I mean, by the time we’re halfway through the season, gamblers are rushing to the futures to get their bets in. +…
  • Betting The British Open– Can Spieth Inch Closer To The Grand Slam?:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 7/15/2015 5:48:35 PM
    Witnessing a legend in the making is one of the true treasures of following any sport, and 2015 has been the proving ground for none other than Jordan Spieth, who is the hands down favorite for those betting the British Open this weekend. +…
  • 2015 MLB All-Star Game Preview:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 7/14/2015 3:31:04 PM
    The 84th rendition of the MLB All-Star Game comes to us this weekend, and the league’s proverbial Midsummer Night Classic will once again be a delight. +…
  • MLB Betting: Oakland A’s/Cleveland Indians Pick:

    Posted by Alan Lemmings on 7/10/2015 2:02:27 PM
    This matchup features two teams that have been underachievers up to this point of the season, trying to gain ground in their respective divisions. Cleveland enters this one off a sweep of the Astros, while Oakland lost their last series to the Yankees 2-1 +…
  • MLB Betting: Detroit Tigers/Minnesota Twins Pick:

    Posted by Alan Lemmings on 7/9/2015 2:55:52 PM
    Both teams come into this one winning their previous series and looking to gain ground on AL Central leader Kansas City. The bats have been hot for Detroit, who are currently riding a 19 game over streak +…
  • MLB Betting: Los Angeles Dodgers/Philadelphia Phillies Pick:

    Posted by Alan Lemmings on 7/8/2015 11:08:14 AM
    I’m sure some readers will see I’ve taken the worst team in the league going against Clayton Kershaw and think I’ve lost my mind, but after taking a closer look, the value was there to go with the Phillies +…
  • MLB Betting: Milwaukee Brewers/Cincinnati Reds Pick:

    Posted by Alan Lemmings on 7/4/2015 1:03:31 PM
    What is more appropriate on the 4th of July than a game filled with fireworks? The Brewers come into this one riding a 6 game winning streak and averaging 7.5 runs per game in the process +…
  • Tips For Picking Soccer Games:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 6/29/2015 8:23:09 AM
    One of the greatest elements about the game of soccer is its simplicity, and that’s why offering tips for picking soccer games is relatively straight forward. Most of the time, the better team usually wins out and that can often make spread betting in soccer a tough play +…
  • Betting the Women’s World Cup of Soccer:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 6/27/2015 12:03:58 PM
    For the first time ever, the FIFA Women’s World Cup of Soccer is being hosted in Canada. The tournament will run from June 6th until July 5th, 2015 and play games across the country in Edmonton, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Montreal, Moncton and Vancouver. +…
  • MLB Betting: Tampa Bay Rays/Toronto Blue Jays Pick:

    Posted by Alan Lemmings on 6/22/2015 9:56:40 AM
    After completing a five road trip, the first place Rays return home to begin a series with fourth place Toronto. Taking the mound for Tampa is right hander Matt Andriese, who currently has a 3.26 ERA and 1.38 WHIP for this season. +…
  • MLB Betting: Tampa Bay Rays/Washington Nationals Pick:

    Posted by Alan Lemmings on 6/18/2015 11:09:35 AM
    The Rays come into this one winning five of their last 6 and sitting on top of the AL East. Taking the mound for Tampa is Chris Archer, who has been excellent so far this season, with a 2.00 ERA and 0.94 WHIP +…
  • Could LeBron Submit Greatest All-Time NBA Finals Performance?:

    Posted by Matthew Forrester on 6/12/2015 1:12:18 PM
    Make no mistake about the simple fact that these NBA Finals are all about LeBron James. Bringing a championship to Golden State after posting the best record in 2015 is a great story, and the emergence of role players like Dellavedova are also fun little talking points. +…
  • Thursday, June 11th Best MLB Bet:

    Posted by Alan Lemmings on 6/11/2015 12:24:30 PM
    This matchup features two pitchers who have combined for a 12.25 ERA over their last 3 starts. In his previous start, Angels pitcher Garrett Richards got torched in in the 1st inning for 6 runs +…
  • Can Golden State Seize Back Momentum In Game 3?:

    Posted by on 6/9/2015 9:28:44 AM
    This is the NBA Finals that everyone wanted, and now we’re seeing why. With a pair of thrilling heartbreakers in the bag, the series heads back to Cleveland and the NBA playoff betting lines are still favoring the Warriors. And for good reason. +…
  • NFL Futures Betting: 2015 NFL Regular Season Wins Best Bets:

    Posted by Alan Lemmings on 6/8/2015 5:32:44 PM
    The start of the 2015 NFL season is getting closer and NorthBet has recently released their NFL season wins totals for the upcoming season. NorthBet handicappers Alan Lemmings and Tom Jeffries offer their early picks and analysis on who they feel are overvalued/undervalued and their best picks at this point in the offseaso +…
  • Sunday, June 7th Best MLB Bets:

    Posted by Alan Lemmings on 6/7/2015 12:45:25 PM
    Both teams come into this one averaging 3 runs or less per game in the series. The Dodgers will start Zack Grienke, who posts a 1.97 ERA on the season and 0.95 WHIP +…
  • Saturday, June 6th Best MLB Bet:

    Posted by Alan Lemmings on 6/6/2015 12:55:16 PM
    If last night’s game was any indication, a slugfest is certainly possible when these two hook up at Yankee Stadium. Garrett Richards, who takes the mound for L.A. has not been too impressive in his last three starts with a 5.30 ERA and 1.61 WHIP. +…
  • Monday, June 1st Best MLB Bet:

    Posted by Alan Lemmings on 6/1/2015 4:29:46 PM
    The Angels enter this one on a 4 game winning streak and sweep of Detroit Tigers. Tampa comes in winning two in a row after losing their previous six. +…
  • Friday, May 29th Best MLB Bet:

    Posted by Alan Lemmings on 5/29/2015 5:11:36 PM
    Today’s best bet features a nice pitching mismatch at a good price. Hector Santiago takes the mound for the Angeles with a 2.47 ERA and 1.23 WHIP. +…
  • Tuesday, May 26th Best MLB Bet:

    Posted by Alan Lemmings on 5/26/2015 3:33:21 PM
    Washington comes into this one winning 8 of their last 9 games to face the Cubs and their young pitcher Kyle Hendricks. Hendricks looks fantastic in his last appearance with a 5 hit shutout against the Padres +…
  • Sunday, May 24th Best NBA Bet:

    Posted by Alan Lemmings on 5/24/2015 2:21:29 PM
    The Cavs have looked like much better team so far in this series taking the first two in Atlanta. Things aren’t going to get easier for the Hawks with Kyle Korver now out for the series +…
  • Saturday, May 23rd Best MLB Bet:

    Posted by Alan Lemmings on 5/23/2015 3:15:06 PM
    This game could likely be a pitcher’s duel with two starters coming into this one with sub 3 ERAs. The Cards Lackey comes in with a 1.80 ERA and 0.95 WHIP in his last three starts to face Edison Volquez who also has a respectable 2.74 ERA on the season. +…
  • Thursday, May 21st Best MLB Bet:

    Posted by Alan Lemmings on 5/21/2015 4:24:30 PM
    The Cubs come into this one winning seven of their last nine to face San Diego, who has been struggling and lost four of their last five +…
  • Sunday, May 17th Best MLB Bet:

    Posted by Alan Lemmings on 5/17/2015 9:43:24 AM
    The Angels come into this riding a five game winning streak and look to continue with Garrett Richards taking the mound against first-time starter Mike Wright +…
  • Thursday, May 14th Best NBA Bets:

    Posted by Tom Jeffries on 5/14/2015 4:20:19 PM
    The first of two game six matchups tonight. If Chicago is to compete, they need to harken back to their defense of old. +…
  • Sunday, May 10th Best NBA Bet:

    Posted by Alan Lemmings on 5/10/2015 10:38:50 AM
    Although this isn’t an elimination game, it’s a game Cleveland feels they must win to avoid a 3-1 deficit. LeBron James is the headliner while Derrick Rose is coming into form at the perfect time +…
  • Saturday, May 9th Best MLB Bet:

    Posted by Alan Lemmings on 5/9/2015 4:21:18 PM
    This matchup features two teams that have only topped seven runs once in their last seven meetings. +…
  • Friday, May 8th Best NBA Bet:

    Posted by Tom Jeffries on 5/8/2015 6:00:00 PM
    After Houston dictated the pace at home in the first two, look for the Clippers to cater to injured Chris Paul in the linep and not let the game get too wild +…
  • Wednesday, May 6th Best MLB Bets:

    Posted by Alan Lemmings on 5/6/2015 12:21:16 PM
    Today’s two plays are based primarily on the atrocious pitching of Mark Buehrle. Sabathia by no means has shined, but he is clearly the lesser of two evils in this one, and is coming off of a decent game +…
  • Saturday, May 2nd Best Bets:

    Posted by Alan Lemmings on 5/2/2015 12:14:37 PM
    This game features two teams going in opposite directions. Miami has won 8 of their last 9, while the Phillies have lost 4 in a row +…
  • Friday, May 1st Best NBA Bet:

    Posted by Tom Jeffries on 5/1/2015 11:16:12 AM
    Tonight’s game 6 sets up similar to last night’s Spurs game, as after shooting struggles by both teams in the first 3 games led to unders +…
  • Friday, May 1st Best MLB Bets:

    Posted by Alan Lemmings on 5/1/2015 11:12:21 AM
    Tillman enters this one with a dreadful 7.58 ERA on the season and an equally unimpressive 1.84 WHIP. He’s looking to rebound against Colome, who will be making his 2015 debut. +…
  • Thursday, April 30th Best MLB Bets:

    Posted by Alan Lemmings on 4/30/2015 9:56:45 AM
    Both pitchers come into this game looking to rebound from rough previous starts. DeGrom is 2-2 on the year with a respectable 2.96 ERA, but is looking to bounce back from a tough outing in which he yielded six runs and eight hits over five innings to the Yankees. +…
  • Wednesday, April 29th Best MLB Bets:

    Posted by Alan Lemmings on 4/29/2015 9:17:23 AM
    The Bucs will try to avoid a series sweep with Gerrit Cole on the mound in Chicago. Cole has pitched well this season with an impressive 2.19 ERA and 1.05 WHIP +…
  • Tuesday, April 28th Best MLB Bets:

    Posted by Alan Lemmings on 4/28/2015 10:57:23 AM
    Both teams have been giving up a lot of runs and neither pitcher has seemed to hit a stride. Although 2-0, Hutchison has an ugly 5.48 ERA and Buchholz isn’t much better at 4.84. +…
  • Saturday, April 25th NBA Play:

    Posted by Tom Jeffries on 4/25/2015 10:56:01 AM
    After first two in this series falling way below the total, I look for the shooters to heat up for both teams, and neither defense is as good as the number show so far +…
  • Thursday, April 23rd Best MLB Bets:

    Posted by Alan Lemmings on 4/22/2015 11:15:15 PM
    The last time these two pitchers faced off on 4/12, both clubs combined for 17 runs. This could certainly be another shootout with both pitchers struggling at times early in this season. +…
  • Wednesday, April 22nd NBA Play:

    Posted by Tom Jeffries on 4/22/2015 1:37:28 PM
    It did not surprise us as Clippers dominated game 1, but it was a bit shocking just how intimidated a Popovich squad was by Deandre Jordan around the rim. +…
  • Tuesday, April 21st NBA Play:

    Posted by Tom Jeffries on 4/21/2015 4:43:25 PM
    Neither team has much to offer on the defensive side, as they combined for 226 in the first matchup. However, we don’t expect another 30 turnovers resulting in 50 fast break points +…
  • Monday, April 20th Best MLB Bets:

    Posted by Alan Lemmings on 4/20/2015 11:37:31 AM
    Shoemaker looked good last outing and Angels hungry for first home win. A struggling Gravemen won’t have enough to get Oakland past Los Angeles +…
  • Saturday, April 18th Best Bets:

    Posted by Alan Lemmings on 4/18/2015 1:16:10 PM
    The Brewers are off to a terrible start. In addition to Gomez absence, Lohse has yet to find his groove. Pirates should take care of business with Locke coming off solid start last time out. +…
  • College Basketball Betting: Best Sweet Sixteen Bet:

    Posted by Alan Lemmings on 3/27/2015 5:14:43 PM
    The monkey is finally off of Lon Kruger’s back to win an NCAA tournament game at Oklahoma. After failing in two previous attempts, Kruger was victorious in Oklahoma’s second round game against Albany and third round game vs. Dayton. +…
  • Major League Baseball Betting: A.L. East Division Preview:

    Posted by Stan Jenkins on 3/18/2015 10:10:12 AM
    The 2014 American League East marked the return of the Baltimore Orioles, who won in 2012, were knocked back several pegs in 2013, and then got back in the saddle. The Orioles stormed to the division title and were clearly the best team in the East. +…
  • Major League Baseball Betting: A.L. Central Division Preview:

    Posted by Stan Jenkins on 3/18/2015 10:03:30 AM
    The favorite should be the Kansas City Royals. This team didn’t win 90 games a year ago, but it showed in the playoffs just how overwhelmingly good it can be with its pitching, especially in the bullpen, and its speed on the bases. +…
  • Major League Baseball Betting: A.L. West Division Preview:

    Posted by Stan Jenkins on 3/15/2015 10:42:56 AM
    The new baseball season is sneaking up on a lot of sports fans, but don’t be caught off guard: In just a few weeks, the American League West’s best will be trying to prove a point +…
  • The Kentucky Wildcats are built on their depth and balance, but they do have the kind of player who can take over games, and that’s what Towns is. He’s excellent at both ends of the floor, and what’s important about that is that he’s much better as a defender than other centers or power forwards that can take over games on offense. +…
  • NBA Basketball Betting: Ranking The 4 Top NBA MVP Candidates :

    Posted by Stan Jenkins on 3/14/2015 12:28:31 PM
    The NBA season has just five weeks left. You’re seeing LeBron James make a move at the award, but he’s running out of time in which to make his case. How will this be decided? +…
  • Blackhawks, Predators Among Best Bets To Win It All This Season:

    Posted by Stan Jenkins on 3/11/2015 9:36:49 AM
    The defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings have string together five straight wins to close the gap behind the San Jose Sharks for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference and while there is still time for them to find their way back in to the postseason their performance to this point is undoubtedly a sign that a new champion is more than likely to be crowned this season. +…
  • College Basketball Betting: The Best Games Of The Week:

    Posted by Stan Jenkins on 3/4/2015 5:18:53 PM
    The college basketball season is just about ready to start the various conference tournaments. Notre Dame and Louisville aren’t quite there yet, though. They have to play two games before the ACC tournament starts in a little over a week in Greensboro, North Carolina. +…
  • There are a number of coaching situations which have the look and feel of sinking ships. It will be hard for a number of athletic directors to justify keeping head coaches for another year +…
  • College Basketball Betting: The Best Games Of The Week:

    Posted by Stan Jenkins on 2/25/2015 4:47:40 PM
    The college basketball season has veered in all sorts of directions, and the same has been the case for these two teams. Baylor won three straight in late January and early February, then lost two games in a row, and has now won two games in a row. +…
  • The Mustangs are number 25 in this week’s rankings, but that’s not really why they’re the first team on the list. If SMU had been 18 or 17, the Mustangs still would have been an easy target for early elimination. They actually still have to win a few games before they’re a tournament lock, anyway. +…
  • NBA Betting: Best Bets To Win The NBA MVP Award:

    Posted by Stan Jenkins on 2/20/2015 1:53:27 PM

    The leader in this race has to be Curry, for a few basic reasons. First of all, the Atlanta Hawks – the NBA team that can compete with the Golden State Warriors for the best record in the league – just do not have an MVP candidate. +…

  • College Basketball Betting: The Best Games Of The Week:

    Posted by Stan Jenkins on 2/18/2015 1:56:01 PM
    The college basketball season has reached the point where a lot of teams have just a handful of conference games left. North Carolina and Duke don’t play early in the conference season. They save their meetings for the middle of February and early March. Here’s the first clash in 2015, and it’s one in which it’s going to be hard to pick against Duke. +…
  • The Badgers have the balanced offense that can spread the floor and give Kentucky real problems. Kentucky has so much size on its roster, so a team that is going to beat the Wildcats has to be able to hit jump shots. +…
  • College Basketball Betting: The Best Games Of The Week:

    Posted by Stan Jenkins on 2/14/2015 8:44:43 AM
    The college basketball season is filled with stories, but the conference that has the largest number of interesting stories is the Big 12, a conference that will definitely get at least seven teams into the NCAA tournament. +…
  • NBA Betting: 3 Best Bets To Win The NBA Coach Of The Year Award:

    Posted by Stan Jenkins on 2/9/2015 9:03:15 AM
    There are two overwhelming favorites for the NBA Coach Of The Year Award. It’s a matter of which one is going to take the upper hand by the end of the regular season +…
 
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