Month: September 2017

Title Odds Might Drop on NCAA Basketball Teams Under FBI Investigation

Odds for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship could be affected by the news that the FBI had arrested four assistant coaches for bribery and corruption charges and placed three other programs under investigation. One online betting site Bovada had taken future odds off its website and more could follow suit. […]

NFL, College Underdogs Take Bite Out of Those Playing Favorites

Usually betting on the favorites to cover a spread will show success more times than not, but last weekend gamblers counting on the chosen ones to protect the number took big hits in both the NFL and college football. The professional football underdogs were 10-4 against the spread, with seven […]

College Football Weekend Provide Several Possible Trap Games

There are a few college football contests this weekend that have odds that pop out at first glance and look like sure winners, but closer scrutiny might reveal a possible trap game. Gamblers call them sucker lines and they exist to stimulate wagering and get people to put money down […]

NFL Week Two Produces Teams to Beat, Beaten Ones

It’s hard to imagine that in 14 days of NFL football there are teams that are already out of it, but the second week of the season showed a clearer definition of the haves and have-nots. There were those that we already knew about, like the Kansas City Chiefs and […]

Gennady Golovkin-Canelo Alvarez Bout Billed as Fight for Ages

No gimmicks will be needed when Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez face each other Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and promoter Oscar De La Hoya couldn’t be prouder. The 10-time world title holder has transitioned seamlessly into the business end of the sport he was so successful […]

NFL Bettors Have Plenty To Celebrate After First Week of Season

The much-anticipated first week of the NFL season is over and for bettors who took the unconventional route they were paid off handsomely as there were several mild surprises during the 15 games played. What took place will also give gamblers more information for this week’s games. The biggest shock […]

College Football Provides Upsets, Comebacks in Wild Week One

The first full week of college football provided more excitement in four days than most sports experience in a season. There were major upsets, record come-from-behind victories and a double overtime result. Most gamblers would have needed a defibrillator if they had money on some of these games. The list […]