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Alex Rodriguez Close to Buying Timberwolves

April 13, 2021

The partnership between future baseball Hall of Famer Alex Rodriguez and billionaire investor Marc Lore is finally close to purchasing the professional sports team they’ve long coveted. Last year, the two business partners attempted to purchase the New York Mets but were ultimately outbid by hedge fund manager Steve Cohen. Now they are reportedly in […]

Do Lower NBA TV Ratings Translate to Less Action at Sportsbooks?

April 2, 2021

It is no secret that television ratings for NBA basketball in 2020 and in 2021 were lower than in previous years. Take the NBA’s All-Star Game as a great example how viewership has fallen off. The NBA All-Star Game was – and it still is – one of the sporting world’s greatest spectacles. The “game” […]

Best Longshot Bets to Win the NBA Championship

March 27, 2021

The passing of the NBA trade deadline has made for some very interesting conversation. It is making bettors reassess the futures market for the NBA title. Brooklyn still remains the overall +225 favorite with the ailing Lakers close behind at +325. Taking out the Clippers (+425), Bucks (+700), and Jazz (+800); we have all the […]

Cinderella Dancing at NCAA Tournament

March 23, 2021

All season long, it was the Big Ten that was the dominant conference in the country. And when Selection Sunday came around, that dominance was rewarded with No. 1 seeds for Illinois and Michigan, No. 2 seeds going to Ohio State and Iowa, and a No. 4 seed awarded to Purdue. That’s five Big Ten […]

2021 NBA Finals Prediction

March 18, 2021

With the 2020-21 NBA season moving into its second half, it’s time to look once again at the NBA futures market specifically at the NBA Finals matchups. A handful of teams appear to have what it takes to grind through the rest of the regular season, survive the playoffs, and wind up playing for an […]

Teams to Watch in the NBA’s Second Half 2021

March 13, 2021

The NBA’s second half of the 2020-21 regular season is already underway. For several teams, it will be a sort of new beginning. For others, it will probably be much of the same old thing. For fans and bettors alike, there are a handful of teams that you already know are essentially locked into a […]

Kevin Durant Ruled Out for NBA All-Star 2021 But Still Captain

March 6, 2021

The NBA All-Star Game 2021 is just around the corner and we have big news coming out, as East captain Kevin Durant will have to miss the game due to injury but has confirmed that he will still serve as team’s captain and will pick his players on March 4th, along with LeBron James, captain […]

ILLINOIS @ OHIO STATE FREE PICK

March 5, 2021

The Big Ten regular season will end Saturday with another showdown – No. 4 Illinois against No. 7 Ohio State. The conference season was dominated by Michigan, which ran wild over its opponents until the Illini completely dismantled the Wolverines earlier this week. It was the 10th win in 11 games for Illinois which essentially […]

NBA Futures: Betting the 2021 NBA Championship

February 24, 2021

After winning the franchise’s 17th NBA championship in 2020, the Los Angeles Lakers opened the 2020-21 season as the favorite to repeat. While the Lakers are still the overall favorite, there has been some shifting of the odds to win this year’s title. As the season nears its midpoint, it’s time for bettors to re-evaluate […]

Odds on Next NBA Coach to be Fired

February 22, 2021

In the NBA, its the head coach that takes the blame for slow starts. Players playing badly, management and ownership take less of the blame. The head coach job is essentially a scapegoat when things are failing. Yesterday, the Minnesota Timberwolves fired Ryan Saunders after an abysmal 7-24 start. The season is almost halfway over […]