Posts tagged ‘sports betting’

Should I Bet the Early Line or Wait?

February 27, 2021

There are a few sportsbooks who set the line for the industry. They take the chance and put out the first lines as early as they can and let the public takes shots at the number. They then move the number accordingly. Other, more conservative shops will then post their opening number after the line […]

Favorites for the Art Ross Trophy in 2020/2021

February 27, 2021

The Art Ross Trophy is an award given out each year in the NHL to the player who leads in scoring points. It is based on the regular season. The award is named for Art Ross, who was the manager-coach for the Boston Bruins. He presented the trophy to the first winner, Elmer Lach from […]

NFL Futures Odds Boost – Steelers – Dolphins – More

February 25, 2021

An oddsboost offer is something a sportsbook does to increase interest in a particular sport or on a particular type of wager. They will boost the payout for specific bets, teams etc. Today we have an oddsboost from our friends at BetOnline.ag The oddsboost is for a select handful of teams to reach various achievements. […]

Super Bowl Streaker Will Not be Paid

February 13, 2021

When everyone on social media started sharing the streaker meme,  it immediately piqued my interest. The image claimed that he was a “betting genius” not some dumb criminal. It claimed he had placed a prop bet “Yes – There will be a streaker during the Super Bowl” at +750 odds. Immediately I knew this wasn’t […]

Do You Need “Luck” to Win at Sports Betting?

February 12, 2021

This is kind of a tricky question because in order to answer it, you have believe in luck, or at least have a clear definition of what luck actually is. What is Luck? Baby Don’t Hurt Me, No More Roman philosopher Seneca once said “Luck Is What Happens When Preparation Meets Opportunity”. Every bit of […]

NBA Betting Tips – How to Successfully Handicap the NBA

February 9, 2021

While betting on the Super Bowl capped off another record season of wagers on the NFL, the NBA has become the next in line for many bettors. With more and more states in the U.S. legalizing betting and the rise of daily fantasy sports, NBA betting has really taken off over the past few years. […]

Mattress Mack at it Again – Places Huge Super Bowl Bet

February 4, 2021

Fans of sports and sports betting are probably aware of who Jim “Mattress Mack” Ingavale is. He is the guy that owns a furniture store in Houston who ended up making some promotions which revolved around the Astros winning the World Series. He had promised so much money in deep discounts that year that he […]

Super Bowl Head Coaches

February 2, 2021

We all know about the quarterbacks playing on Sunday and how winning this Super Bowl would influence their legacy. Six-time champion Tom Brady’s legacy is secure. But a win by Patrick Mahomes gives him two rings, evens up his postseason record head-to-head against Brady, and quiets the naysayers who would point to a Super Bowl […]

Super Bowl 55 Betting Action Report

January 30, 2021

A week from now the country will be witnessing Super Bowl 55 featuring the Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs the Kansas City Chiefs. Tampa will be the first team in history to play in the Super Bowl at their very own home stadium. The betting world has had a full week to lay down their action […]

Betting NBA Games through a COVID Season

January 21, 2021

We’re still not quite fully in the clear yet. The coronavirus still looms over the U.S.’s collective heads and it still has an impact on our daily lives. The NBA is no exception. The league has developed its own protocols to keep coaches, players, and fans safe throughout the 2020-21 season. It has been a […]