Month: October 2017

Justin Verlander will have to have a solid performance if the Astros are going to win Game 6 and capture their first World Series. (Image: Associated Press)

Dodgers Favorite in Must-Win Game 6 of World Series

If the Dodgers are going to win their seventh World Series they have to win Tuesday’s Game 6 and fortunately for them they are favored to tie up the contest. That is where the good luck ends for Los Angeles as they will face an uphill battle to win two […]

Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers is seen on a cart being driven off the field after breaking his collarbone against Minnesota October 15. (Image: Associated Press)

Quarterback Injuries Testing Backups, Gamblers Nerves

NFL quarterback is a perilous position and signal callers can expect to receive some type of injury in the 16-week season. It seems like this year several marquee QBs have been sidelined for long amounts of times, forcing backups to take over. In the past two weeks Green Bay;s Aaron […]

Los Angeles Dodger’s ace pitcher Clayton Kershaw will have to remain hot if his team has any chance to win the World Series. (Image: UPI)

Los Angeles Favored Over Houston in World Series, but Face Obstacles

Sportsbooks have given the nod to the Los Angeles Dodgers making them a minus-140 favorite over the Houston Astros to win the World Series, which begins Tuesday. The American League Champion is a plus-120 to win the title. There are several factors that make the National League Champions the pick […]

Wisconsin football is No. 6 in the country and thrilling fans, but not bettors. The team is 3-3 against the spread. (Image: Getty Images)

Normalcy Should Return to College Football Betting in Week 8

After the wild ride underdogs gave four teams in college football’s top 10 last week, it is safe to say that there shouldn’t be a repeat of the favorites falling like dominoes in Week 8. The losing quartet was No. 2 Clemson, No. 6 Washington, No. 8 Washington State and […]

The Golden State Warriors won the 2017 NBA Championship and are favored to do so again this year. (Image: REXShutterstock)

NBA Season Begins Tuesday with Pressing Questions

With the NBA season beginning Tuesday many experts around the league are already saying its over, that the Golden State Warriors will easily win their third championship in four years. The team is stronger and deeper than last year’s squad that went 16-1 in the playoffs. Television analyst said on […]

Matt Stafford is nursing a knee injury, but he said he should be ready to play on Sunday. (Image: MLive.com)

QB Matthew Stafford’s Knee, Patriots Defense Questions in NFL Week 6

Seeing Matthew Stafford hobble around the practice field on Wednesday couldn’t have given Detroit Lion fans much hope their starting quarterback will be ready to go on Sunday when they face the New Orleans Saints on the road. If the league’s highest paid player is unable to start the team […]

Washington State celebrates its upset victory over USC a week ago that has put the undefeated team in the Top 10. (Image: Spokesman-Review)

Washington State, TCU Quietly Moving Up in College Football Poll

While the consensus is that No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Clemson are the two best teams in college football there is a real battle for the other high-ranking teams in the Associated Poll’s Top 25 Poll. While No. 3 Penn State and No. 4 Georgia are surprising no one by […]

Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins are hoping they will win the Stanley Cup for a third consecutive year. (Image: Post Gazette)

NHL Season Begins, Pittsburgh Favored to Three-Peat

Despite losing a marquee goalie to the expansion draft, the Pittsburgh Penguins are favored by sportsbooks to win its third Stanley Cup Championship. Oddsmakers had the team as an 8-1 selection before the season and they have been bet down to 6-1. There have been several back-to-back winners of the […]