Posts tagged ‘cover’

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 […]

Late Covers, Late Scores, Give College Football Bettors Nightmares

September 19, 2016

Each week of college football it seems the game will end with your team covering and the point total to one’s liking, but with the blink of an eye, the spread goes the other way and the sure bet UNDER cashes OVER. It appeared that UTSA bettors had the moneyline bet in hand at +1000 […]

Late Pittsburgh Score Noted By Broadcaster Al Michaels

September 11, 2015

A late touchdown pass from Ben Roethlisberger to Antonio Brown in Thursday night’s opener for the Pittsburgh Steelers looked meaningless to some but was far from that for many others. Following the extra point by Josh Scobee, the lead by the Patriots was 28-21. On nearly all sportsbooks online or in Vegas, the point spread […]

NFL Week 7 Picks Against the Spread

October 18, 2014

We are fast approaching the midway point in the NFL season. There have been some major surprises (Dallas, San Diego), and some big disappointments (Kansas City, New York Jets). We now know a lot more about the teams than we did entering the season. So let’s take a look at the games I like this […]

Top NBA Teams That Are Covering the Spread in 2013-2014

February 13, 2014

It has been an entertaining NBA season, to say the least. Miami is attempting to three-peat, but a few teams have proven they have what it takes to challenge the Heat. But before we start thinking about the NBA Finals, let’s go over some ways to potentially cash in on bets against the spread the […]

The Year’s Best Pro Football Teams to cover the Point Spread

December 3, 2013

If you have a sportsbook and are a regular participant in sports betting then the chances are good that you will have the knowledge of a point spread and how all of that works.  For the purposes of these few paragraphs we will assume that you do. Pro football…any football is a terrific sport to […]