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NFL Week 13 Opening Lines and Early Value Plays

November 30, 2020

Last week’s early line analysis (pick) went 3-4 over all but that is in part due to injury and Covid. Teddy Bridgewater playing in the Vikings game brought that line way down and Denver never had a shot once all their QB’s were out with Covid. The Titans pick was a slam dunk. This week […]

QB Situation in Denver Causes Major Line Move

November 29, 2020

On Saturday it was announced that every QB that the Denver Broncos had on their payroll was declared ineligible for today’s 4:05 pm ET game. Drew Lock, Brett Rypien, Jeff Driskel and Blake Bortles are all out because of Covid protocol. This situation may cause NFL teams to change the way they group together and […]

New Improved Odds Feed

November 25, 2020

Have you been to SBA Odds, our own live odds feed, recently? The lines are still totally live and accurate like they have always been. But the page itself has had a make over. The new design and layout allows for easy navigation to your favorite sports to bet: NFL College Football College Baketball NBA […]

Why Do Some Teams Perform So Poorly Against the Spread?

November 24, 2020

Some teams don’t do so well against the point spread. This goes for bad teams as well as good teams. The spread, as you may know, is set by Vegas and offshore oddsmakers in order to handicap the game so that it attracts equal action on both sides of the bet. But several factors weigh […]

Seven Football Odds Booster Offerings Available

November 20, 2020

The oddsbooster is feature offered by several online sportsbooks. They team together plays in a parlay fashion then add boosted odds to the offering. You may get up to an extra 20% payout on the bet vs if you had built the parlay yourself. There are no tricks and no angles. Sportsbooks simply do this […]

Updated Heisman Trophy Odds Entering Week 11

November 12, 2020

College football season is entering its final stretch believe it or not. Teams typically have four games left in their regular season. Then the conference championship games will be played. Heisman Trophy candidates can be whittled down to just six players at this point. And the overall leader to win the award has only played […]

What is Up with the Virginia Tech vs Miami Line?

November 10, 2020

The line for this game seems like it comes from an alternate universe. Somehow, the #9 ranked (6-1) Miami Hurricanes are underdogs against the unranked 4-3 Virginia Tech Hokies. A Virginia Tech team mind you that just lost at home to the Liberty Flames. I am not knocking Liberty U. They have built a solid […]

NFL Week 10 Opening Point Spreads and Analysis

November 9, 2020

As many of our readers know, one way which we handicap the games here at SBA is by creating our own point spread before looking at the official number. This helps us exploit weak lines early. Last week, many of our lines for NFL week 9 were actually much more accurate than the official betting […]

Colts vs Ravens – What is Going on with the Point Spread?

November 7, 2020

There is one game on the board that has been all over the place this week and it is a big matchup, important for the way the playoffs will shape up. AFC contenders Baltimore Ravens are visiting the Indianapolis Colts. At the end of games last weekend, the line was published as Baltimore -3. There […]

College Football – Big Weekend Matchups and Picks

November 4, 2020

Week 10 of the college football seasons sees the biggest slate of games yet with the Pac-12 joining in on the action. There are a handful of matchups where both teams are featured. In this article we will go over some of those matchups and also give any leans that we may have based on […]