Month: June 2017

Golden State Warriors Favored to Repeat as NBA Champions

There is little surprise that the NBA Champions, Golden State, are the favorites to repeat next season, but it is a little amazing at how low the odds are for them. They are listed anywhere from minus-175 to minus-250, while the next pick is the team they defeated in the […]

US Supreme Court to Decide Fate of New Jersey Sports Betting Case

In a surprise announcement, the US Supreme Court said they would hear the case regarding New Jersey attempting to get sports betting legalized. What was amazing was the high court went against the advice of acting U.S. Solicitor General, Jeffrey Wall. New Jersey government officials had petitioned the Supreme Court […]

Future Uncertain After Phil Mickelson Splits with Caddie

It was a relationship that lasted far longer than many marriages and in some ways was just as personal, but it came to an end this week when PGA Tour golfer Phil Mickelson announced he and caddie, Jim “Bones” Mackay were parting ways after 25 years. The two announced the […]

Sparring Partner says McGregor Stands Little Chance Against Mayweather

The one man who has boxed with Conor McGregor doesn’t like the fighter’s chances when he steps into the ring with Floyd Mayweather, Aug. 26 in Las Vegas. Chris van Heerden sparred with the Irish UFC champion last July and believes the bout won’t go the distance. “He doesn’t have […]

Rumors Turn to Fact, Mayweather-McGregor Fight Set for Aug. 26

The worst kept secret in boxing was finally confirmed, Wednesday, when officials declared an agreement had been reached on a date for the long-anticipated Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight. The two will meet, Aug. 26 at either T-Mobile Arena or the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas. Rumors of the bout […]

No Tiger, No Phil, No Problem for US Open Bettors

It’s time for bettors to stop obsessing about Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson in major championships. Even if both were playing in the US Open, which starts Thursday, neither would have been among the favorites and chasing after long shots usually doesn’t translate to winning slips. Instead people would be […]

With Favorites Missing, Many Choices at Belmont Stakes

Most people bemoan the fact if there is not an overwhelming favorite in a horse race, but smart bettors may find some hidden gems. That certainly appears to be the case for this Saturday’s Belmont Stakes race at Belmont Park, in Elmont, New York. The last of three races in […]

Warriors Domination Means Less Value for Sportsbettors

Through two games of the NBA Finals, Golden State has cruised past Cleveland and that is pleasing Warrior fans, but frustrating gamblers. With the domination by Steph Curry and company, there isn’t much appealing at the sportsbooks.   The line has been moving up against the favorite since the beginning […]