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Jan 10 2013

NFL Betting Preview: AFC Divisional Playoffs

The New England Patriots have already shown that they can handle the Houston Texans with ease this season, so they'll be looking for a repeat performance of that Week 14 rout when those two teams meet again this weekend to highlight the AFC side of the bracket in the NFL's Divisional P...
Jan 10 2013

Tennis Betting Preview: Women’s Australian Open

One of the biggest stories in the Women’s Tennis Association last year was Serena Williams’ return to dominance. With the Australian Open set to begin at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Australia next week, women’s tennis bettors and fans wonder if Williams will continue to dominate in 2013 o...
Jan 10 2013

Tennis Betting Preview: Men’s Australian Open

The 2012 ATP tennis season marked the first time since 2003 that each of the four Grand Slam titles were won by different players. It was also the first time since 2009 that a Grand Slam title was won by someone other than Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, or Roger Federer as Andy Murray won his fir...
Jan 09 2013

Poker and Philosophy: Charlie Parker

"You've got to learn your instrument. Then, you practice, practice, practice. And then, when you finally get up there on the bandstand, forget all that and just wail." — Charlie ParkerCharles "Bird" Parker, along with Miles Davis, Louis Armstrong, John Coltrane and a very few others, was ...
Jan 09 2013

Golf Betting: PGA Tour Sony Open in Hawaii

The PGA Tour will be looking for some better weather this week as they stage their second event of the season, the Sony Open in Hawaii at Waialae Country Club in Honolulu. The tour's first event, the Hyundai Tournament of Champions at the Plantation Course in Maui, was plagued with wind and...
Jan 09 2013

Golf Betting: European Tour Volvo Golf Champions

South Africa's Branden Grace won the European Tour's Volvo Golf Champions event last year in his home country in a playoff over Ernie Els and Retief Goosen, and he enters this year's event as one of the betting favorites at Bovada. However, he'll have to contend with Els and ...
Jan 09 2013

Pot Limit Omaha Strategy: Fold Equity

No Limit Hold 'Em poker is filled with concepts like three betting light and continuation betting. These ideas exist because you've got a great amount of fold equity on your side. What’s fold equity and how does it relate to your game? Simply put, fold equity is the likelihood that a...
Jan 08 2013

College Basketball Betting: The Week Ahead

The Duke Blue Devils have been No. 1 in the AP Poll for four straight weeks and will look to stay on top of the ACC this week. With conference play heating up around the nation, plenty of big games are coming up this week as conference battles start taking shape. Here’s a look at some of the w...
Jan 08 2013

NFL Stat Check: Divisional Playoffs

The first four games of the National Football League playoffs over the weekend all produced covers for the favored teams and UNDER results for totals bettors, and now those winners will all hit the road this week for the Divisional Round of the postseason. For this week's NFL Stat Check, he...
Jan 08 2013

NFL Betting Preview: NFC Wild Card Weekend

Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers are the biggest favorites on the NFL odds at Bovada for Wild Card Weekend, but they'll need to hold Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings at bay in order to advance to the second round of the postseason. As well, RGIII and the Washington Redskins ...
Jan 07 2013

NFL Betting Preview: AFC Wild Card Weekend

The Houston Texans and the Baltimore Ravens are both listed as home favorites on the NFL betting lines at Bovada on the AFC side of the bracket for Wild Card Weekend, but they'll be taking on teams that made money for their supporters this season in the Cincinnati Bengals and the Indianapol...
Jan 07 2013

College Football Betting: Notre Dame Offense vs. Alabama Defense

Defense will be the focal point of the BCS Championship Game this Monday night when the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish meet in Miami Gardens, Florida. But while names on Alabama’s offense like AJ McCarron, TJ Yeldon, and Eddie Lacy are fairly well known around the natio...
Jan 07 2013

College Football Betting: BCS Championship Props

The Alabama Crimson Tide are listed as 10-point favorites on the college football betting lines for Monday's BCS Championship Game against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish with the OVER/UNDER at 41 points. However, that's just the start of the available wagering options for the matchup, w...
Jan 07 2013

College Football Betting: Alabama Offense vs. Notre Dame Defense

When the Alabama Crimson Tide and Notre Dame Fighting Irish take the field in Miami Gardens, Florida on Monday, points are expected to be at a premium with the nation’s top two scoring defenses in action. Alabama had a clear edge in offensive production over the course of the regular season; w...
Jan 07 2013

Sports Betting: Games to Bet On

The college football season wraps up on Monday night this week with the Crimson Tide taking on the Fighting Irish, while the NFL offers up second-round playoff games from Denver, San Francisco, Atlanta, and New England. Meanwhile, top games on the hardwood this week include the Knicks playing in...
Jan 07 2013

A Brief Review of What Has Happened Since Christmas

To catch up on what has happened since the holiday season took over most our lives, here are the most significant happenings that could have lasting impact on the rest of 2013.At Santa Anita Park, which opened on December 26, the strong bid by My Miss Aurelia to unseat Questing as the 3-year-old...
Jan 07 2013

Get To Know: Three Questions To Ask At The Poker Table

While math is at the very heart of what makes poker work, what makes poker interesting is a combination of discipline and psychology. These factors are what require players to do more than just bet when they have good cards and fold when they have nothing. Psychology is at the heart of every pok...
Jan 07 2013

Goldencents Wins Sham Stakes

There’s a new lead horse on the Road to the Kentucky Derby. Goldencents has taken over the points standings after picking up the victory at the Grade 3 $100,000 Sham Stakes (one mile, dirt) at Santa Anita. It was a fairly easy 10 points for Goldencents, who was the 2-5 favorite going into the ...
Jan 07 2013

NHL Betting - Atlantic Division Preview

The Atlantic Division was one of two divisions in the NHL last season to have four teams with 100 points or more. Those very same four teams – the Pittsburgh Penguins, Philadelphia Flyers, New York Rangers and New Jersey Devils – are all expected to be Stanley Cup contenders again. In a shor...
Jan 07 2013

Betting on the Lecomte Stakes and the Smarty Jones Stakes

To think all this once belonged to France. The 2013 Road to the Kentucky Derby winds its way through Louisiana and Arkansas this month, starting at the New Orleans Fair Grounds on Saturday, January 19 with the Grade 3 Lecomte Stakes, followed just two days later by the non-graded Smarty Jones St...

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