FanGraphs Projected Win Totals Mostly in Line with Vegas Sportsbooks

FanGraphs has released its win-loss projections for all 30 MLB teams, and most are in tune with the Las Vegas oddsmakers, including the team favored to win the World Series, the New York Yankees (5/1). As we head into Spring Training, Fangraphs, a website that makes computer-based projections using different […]

The University of Florida won its first ever NCAA College World Series and is favored by sports books to repeat. (Image: AP)

University of Florida Proving No. 1 NCAA Baseball Ranking No Fluke

The University of Florida was ranked No. 1 in the NCAA Baseball Top 25 poll and needed just three games to show why they should be at the top. The Gators began the college season last weekend with Siena and pounded the small program, sweeping the three-game series and outscoring […]

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver spent the weekend addressing the integrity tax he wants states to impose on future sports books. (Image: Getty)

Integrity Fees Being Pushed by MLB, NBA Could Hurt Sports Betting

If the Supreme Court strikes down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) of 1992 sports betting would be allowed in every state in the union. But the integrity fee being proposed by Major League Baseball and the National Basketball Association could possibly derail casinos plans to install sports […]

South Point oddsmaker Jimmy Vaccaro said he saw the mystery man who won $14 million on the 2017 World Series make a six-figure bet on the Philadelphia Eagles for this Sunday?s Super Bowl. (Image: Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Mystery World Series Gambler Bets $1.7 Million on Super Bowl

The Las Vegas bettor dubbed “Sir Let it Ride,” who won $14 million on the first six games of the World Series, is trying his skill at football. He has reportedly placed seven-figure wagers at several area sports book on Sunday’s Super Bowl. He apparently likes the underdog Philadelphia Eagles […]

The Chief Wahoo logo has been downplayed in recent seasons, and the Indians will remove it entirely from on-field uniforms in 2019. (Image: Doug James/Icon SMI/Corbis/Getty)

Chief Wahoo to be Dropped from Cleveland Indians Uniforms

The controversial �Chief Wahoo� logo that has adorned the uniforms of the Cleveland Indians since 1948 will soon be gone from Major League Baseball games. On Monday, the team announced that the logo will be removed from the uniforms worn by players starting in the 2019 season. The logo, a […]

Chipper Jones was a mainstay of the Atlanta Braves throughout his career, and easily earned induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame. (Image: Kevin C. Cox/Getty)

Baseball Hall of Fame Welcomes Four New Members in 2018 Class

Chipper Jones, Vladimir Guerrero, Jim Thome, and Trevor Hoffman were all elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday, making the class of 2018 only the fourth in which the Baseball Writers� Association of America has inducted four players in a single year. For both Jones and Thome, this […]

Governor Chris Christie has been a supporter of legalizing gambling in his state and the Supreme Court will rule on the issue sometime in early 2918. (Image: Associated Press)

How Long Shot New Jersey Sportsbetting Case Got to Supreme Court

It was an underdog from the start but New Jersey government officials managed to defy heavy odds against them and get its sportsbetting case to be heard by the Supreme Court this year. It is the culmination of a three-year battle the state has waged against the federal government and […]

Floyd Mayweather, left, defeated Conor McGregor on their Aug. 26 fight at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and several seven-figure bets were placed on the champion. (Image: AP)

The Million-Dollar Sports Bets That Made Big News in 2017

Sports gamblers like to wager heavy on big events, and 2017 was no exception. They came to sportsbooks in Las Vegas and plunked down large amounts of cash on contests like the Super Bowl, the World Series, and marquee boxing matches. Some took advantage of favorable odds, others on favorites […]

After Stanton Trade Yankees Leap Over Dodgers in World Series Odds

Oddsmakers think the recent trade involving the New York Yankees and the Miami Marlins should give the Bronx Bombers the edge to win next year�s World Series. Sports books have made the team a 5-1 favorite to win the 2018 Fall Classic. The Marlins shipped last year�s National League home […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Cleveland Indians are peaking at the right time and are the favorites to not only win the American League Championship, but the World Series as well. (Image: Getty Images)

Baseball Playoffs Present Several World Series Contenders

Major League Baseball’s playoffs get underway Tuesday and several of the 10 teams have legitimate chances to win the World Series. This could be one of the more exciting postseasons in recent memory. It could also be beneficial to bettors. There are wagers to be made on which team will […]