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The Betting Landscape of 2020

June 23, 2020

The year has been generally been chaotic for everyone but the sports and sports gambling industries has felt the affect as much as any. We went from an expected Super Bowl betting record back in January to almost total silence by March. Many sportsbooks have been able to survive by putting on virtual games and […]

Scottie Pippen’s Legacy

June 17, 2020

Scottie Pippen’s legacy is one of the most polarizing of all-time. Pippen is one the greatest wing defenders the NBA has ever seen, as well as a capable scorer, a perennial All-Star and a six-time NBA Champion. No one seems to agree on his greatness and is hard to rank him on the all-time list. […]

NBA Conference and Championship Odds – League Resumes

June 9, 2020

The NBA has devised a plan to finish out its interrupted NBA season in unusual fashion. Of course, there is nothing usual about 2020. The league will hold a closed basketball event which will of course be televised. The concept is that 22 top teams will show up to Orlando Florida and stay on a […]

Can LeBron James Win His First Ring with the Lakers this Season?

June 6, 2020

As far as we know, according to the latest news coming from the NBA in all its fronts, is that the 2019-2020 season will resume, and the proposed date is July 31st. It has been a long journey, lots of meetings, many rumors, people who want to play, others who don’t, but apparently, the season […]

That Time MJ Took a Mercedes from a Rookie

May 6, 2020

Any of us that have been around for a while remember the stories of Michael Jordan and gambling. He would famously bet on holes of gold and fly to Vegas to try his hand against the house. But did you ever hear the time he scalped a rookie for his Mercedes? Flashing back to 2000 […]

Final Four and Championship Game Point Spreads – A Look Back

April 15, 2020

All we seem to hear about these days is the pandemic Covid-19 that has taken away our normal way of life and stripped sports from us. If you are like me, you are sick of hearing about the virus. But, to not mention it in an article that is only being written because of it […]

Betting Odds for When Sports Leagues Will Resume

March 17, 2020

One type of bet that people seem to be betting lately, in the absence of sports, is when the leagues will resume or start play. For NHL and the NBA, who already played a large portion of their season before suspending play, the betting odds are on whether they would resume play before the season […]

Sportsbooks Pull Basketball, Hockey and MLS Futures Off the Board

March 12, 2020

You are definitely aware of the coronavirus pandemic and the fear associated with it. The NBA announced that they have suspended play until they can reevaluate how to handle the situation. This after NBA players test positive for the rapidly spreading virus. NCAA basketball is taking similar action. The conferences are cancelling their tournaments and […]

Big Ten Basketball Tournament Odds

March 10, 2020

Tomorrow March 11, the Big Ten starts their tournament at 6pm ET. You can view or print the tournament bracket here. The first game features Minnesota (-8.5) vs Northwestern. 25 minutes after the conclusion of that game fans can watch Indiana (-12.5) vs Nebraska. The Top seed in the tournament is Wisconsin who comes in […]

ACC Tournament Odds

March 9, 2020

This year there has been a little bit of a shake-up in the ACC. Most years it is Duke or UNC that are favored to win this tournament. And there are even some years where an underling like Wake Forest, Maryland or current defending national champion Virginia win it. But this year sees the emergence […]