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Archive for June 2016

American League East Betting Trends

June 30, 2016

The American League East is one of the closest races in Major League Baseball this season. Just recently, the Baltimore Orioles put some space between them and the Boston Red Sox and the Toronto Blue Jays, but only 5 ½ games separate the three teams after nearly one half of the season has been played. […]

Pair of NFL Underdogs with Strong Futures Value

June 29, 2016

June will end in two days and that means the NFL regular season is just over two months away. Training camps will open in late July and preseason games will start before you know it. That means sportsbooks and odds makers are busy with their futures boards for total wins, division winners, conference winners and […]

Royals Climbing Back to the Top, White Sox Remain in Tailspin

June 28, 2016

The past two seasons, the American League Pennant winner has been from the AL Central. The Kansas City Royals have dominated the American League the past two seasons having lost in the 2014 World Series to the San Francisco Giants, but won the World Series in 2016 over the New York Mets. The baseball season […]

Chicago Cubs Remain Atop 2016 World Series Futures Board

June 27, 2016

National League Central leaders the Chicago Cubs remain at the top of the futures board for the 2016 World Series at +333. However, the overwhelming lead as the favorite has been shortened by the red-hot Texas Rangers and San Francisco Giants. The Rangers are now sitting at +650 to win the World Series tied for […]

National League East Winning/Losing and Over/Under Trends

June 24, 2016

Major League Baseball enters another weekend of games with teams on the move up and others head in the opposite direction. For bettors it is always important to be on top of the latest trends by teams. Here is a look at some trends for the National League East. Both the Miami Marlins and Atlanta […]

Do Monday and Thursday Night NFL Games Affect Betting ?

June 23, 2016

The NFL starts its 2016 regular season in less than three months. Nevertheless, bookmakers are fine tuning their point spreads, win totals and props up to the season. This season a combined 33 games will be played on Monday and Thursday nights. These games affect the teams the same week and following week, they are […]

Game 7 of NBA Finals Was the Most Bet Game Ever in the NBA

June 22, 2016

The NBA Finals were won by the Cleveland Cavaliers in seven games over the Golden State Warriors. On Sunday, Game 7 was the best game of the entire series and had a bit of everything including huge television ratings, high prices for tickets and for sportsbooks a record breaking betting handle. In Sunday’s seventh and […]

Sports Betting Shouldn’t Be Considered Gambling at All

June 21, 2016

Last year’s biggest debate for the betting industry was the RAWA (the Restoration of the American Wire Act), which would have seen every form of wagering over the internet – except horse racing bets – outlawed. The bill is on hold for now, and – hopefully – it will stay in the legislative limbo for […]

Odds Makers and Bettors Give U.S. Little Chance Versus Argentina

June 21, 2016

The Copa America semifinals begin in Houston on Tuesday when the U.S. plays Argentina one of the best teams in the world. The U.S. national team is trying to reach the summit in world football, but if bettors’ opinions and the betting line are indications, the U.S. needs much improvement before it will ever get […]

Golden State Favored to Win NBA Title in 2017

June 20, 2016

The Cleveland Cavaliers won the 2016 NBA Title on Sunday evening over the Golden State Warriors with Game 7 victory. However, despite winning the title, the Cavaliers are not the favorites to win the NBA title in 2017. Once again, Golden State heads into the offseason as the current favorite to win next season’s NBA […]