Posts tagged ‘championship’

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 […]

NCAA Championship Odds & Public Action Report – Sweet 16

March 24, 2021

The remaining 16 teams in the tournament will begin to do battle again on Saturday. Unfortunately they’ve been cooped up in a hotel for a week waiting for these games. The NCAA and their TV advertiser partners like having the games on the weekend when there are more potential eyeballs watching the games. However, it […]

How Gonzaga Compares to Undefeated Champions of the Past

March 16, 2021

Winning all of your games in a single basketball season is difficult. Winning them all and then winning the NCAA tournament is even harder. With its win over BYU in the West Coast Conference championship game, No. 1 Gonzaga will become the 20th team to enter the NCAA tournament with an unbeaten record. The Bulldogs […]

Betting the Rest of the 2021 College Basketball Season

February 11, 2021

It’s been a weird season. The craziness of 2020 has carried over somewhat into 2021 as we still deal with the coronavirus pandemic. It has had an impact on the college basketball season thus far and likely will continue to affect the season until its end in April. While it has been kind of a […]

NCAA Football Championship & Heisman Odds & Picks

December 9, 2020

The college football season is winding down and the rankings have been published. Alabama, Notre Dame, Clemson & Ohio State are current final four. Of course if any of these teams suffer a loss between now and the playoffs it will affect their ranking. Clemson and Notre Dame will play one another in the ACC […]

Early Look at 2021 NCAA Basketball Championship Odds

August 17, 2020

The college basketball season of 2019-2020 was ended prematurely this year for obvious reasons. We never truly got a true champion. The way things are playing out in 2020, it seems likely that there will indeed be a basketball season. There is no word yet if it will be a limited number of teams or […]

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 […]

Lakers Pull Dead Even Odds with Bucks to Win Championship

March 7, 2020

After last night’s impressive beat-down of Milwaukee, the Lakers have pulled dead even odds with the Milwaukee Bucks, who were sole favorites before the game. As witnessed by our readers, SBA predicted the Laker win and issued it as a free pick. The thinking was as follows: Lakers at Home Lakers hitting on all cylinders […]

Deontay Wilder Now Favored Over Tyson Fury

February 11, 2020

In case you haven’t heard, Tyson Fury (the man with perhaps the best name in boxing, ever) is facing off against his nemesis Deontay Wilder for the belt. This is a rematch of the December 1st, 2018 fight in which Fury was knocked down and looked as though he was out for the count. But, […]

XFL Championship Odds

February 3, 2020

Those of us old enough to remember the XFL’s first iteration 20 years ago, remember that it was kind-of campy and that it didn’t make a great long-lasting impression. Word is that league founder Vince McMahon lost about $35 million in that venture. The product started strong enough but viewership declined and the league folded. […]