Month: November 2017

Tiger Woods insists his surgically repaired back will allow him to once again be competitive on a golf course, though oddsmakers have a different opinion. (Image: USA Today Sports)

Now Could Be Time to Bet on a Tiger Woods Comeback

The same members of the golf media that last year breathlessly announced Tiger Woods was back, only to see him shut down his season after two months, are at it again. They are falling all over each other with stories about how the former No. 1 golfer in the world […]

Alabama in Danger of Missing College Football Playoffs

Alabama enjoyed being the No. 1 ranked team since the college football season began, but with its 26-14 loss to SEC rival Auburn on Saturday the Crimson Tide find themselves in danger of missing the postseason. It would be the first time since the four-team playoff began in 2014 that […]

Four Thanksgiving Day Football Questions for Fans and Bettors to Gnaw On

Over the next two days, the television is going to be football, football, and more football, and bettors are going to be faced with a host of sportsbetting opportunities. Starting Thanksgiving Day and lasting through Friday evening, there are 19 games. Three NFL games highlight the holiday, with Mississippi vs. […]

Michigan State Coach Tom Izzo wasn't happy that his team lost to Duke but oddsmakers still have them as the favorite to win the NCAA Championship. (Image: Mlive.com)

Michigan State Still Favored to Win College Basketball Title Despite Loss

Despite losing to Duke, 88-81 in an early season marquee college basketball game oddsmakers still believe that the Spartans are the team that will walk away with the NCAA Championship in April. They are a 9-2 favorite while the Blue Devils are next at 8-1. The AP Top 25 Rankings […]

Newly acquired Boston Celtic Kyrie Irving is as good as expected and is leading his new team to the best record in the Eastern Conference. (Image: Getty Images)

First Month of NBA Season Already Showing Stronger Teams

With 30 days gone in the NBA season it is already apparent that the offseason moves are benefitting some squads while others are having trouble coping with new personnel. Some additions were expected to work, but others that seemed like sure bets haven’t yet panned out and it will be […]

Oklahoma quarterback, and Heisman Trophy candidate, Baker Mayfield has led the high-power Sooners offense into the top four of the college playoff rankings. (Image: AP)

College Football Playoffs Could Leave Deserving Teams Out

There will be room for only four teams when the College Football Playoffs are announced the first week of December and there are three more times the committee will meet to decide the rankings. As of now it appears that at least two teams that should get in won’t and […]

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is slated to return to the team after a severe knee injury suffered in practice on Aug. 30, 2016. (Image: AP)

Finally NFL Team Gets Good News Regarding Quarterback

While the news regarding NFL team’s quarterbacks has been pretty dire the last month, one team got a good report on their signal caller. Minnesota’s Teddy Bridgewater is set to return to the Vikings on Sunday and could see action in their contest against Washington. It has been 15 months […]

Ohio State's J.T. Barrett had a rough game against Iowa last weekend throwing for four interceptions in the 55-24 loss. (Image: AP)

Rough Week for Penn State, Ohio State in Polls, Heisman Race

It couldn’t have gone worse for the two top teams in the Big 10 last weekend as both Penn State and Ohio State lost to programs they were expected to defeat. As a result both the Nittany Lions and the Buckeyes fell out of the AP College Football top 10. […]