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MLB Preview – LA Dogers take on St. Louis Cardinals

The Major League Baseball All Star break is over and the second half of the season is underway.  On Sunday night two teams looking to climb back into contention after a substandard start to the season will do battle as


Questions Abound In 2013 Kentucky Derby

Perhaps the most fascinating thing about horse racing–or more specifically the betting component of the sport–is its complexity. To be successful a handicapper has to deal with countless interlocking variables and other ‘moving parts’. Pedigree, past performance, class of opposition,

Kentucky Derby Post Draw Set For Wednesday

The Triple Crown horse racing season gets underway this weekend with the running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. While ‘unofficial’ betting odds have been available for quite some time now thanks to futures betting markets


Early Super Bowl Betting Line Favors AFC

Although the Super Bowl matchup won’t be set until after Sunday’s NFC and AFC Conference Championship games there are already lines popping up for the big game at sports books worldwide. These betting propositions are giving the AFC the edge


Houston Texans Face Uphill Battle Against History In Super Bowl Quest

In the early months of the NFL season the Houston Texans could do little wrong. The entered December with a 12-1 record and were expected to coast to the AFC South title, the best record in the conference and home


Denver Broncos Favored In Wide Open Super Bowl Betting Field

By any metric it’s been a crazy year for the Denver Broncos. This time last year they were scrapping their way into the playoffs behind their tough defense and the unique skills of quarterback Tim Tebow. In the off season


Super Bowl Betting: Pats, Niners Favored

The NFL still has a couple of regular season games and the playoffs to get to but it’s never too early to bet on Super Bowl futures. Bookmakers have installed the New England Patriots and the San Francisco 49ers as

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Monday Night Football Betting: New York Giants at Washington Redskins

The New York Giants will try to regain control of the NFC East on Monday Night as they travel to Washington, DC to face the Redskins at FedEx Field. The Giants limped into their bye week with two straight losses


NFL Betting: Houston Texans at Tennessee Titans

The Houston Texans are still 10-1 on the season but they’ve played a couple of lackluster games against overmatched opponents in their past two contests. They’ll try to get back on track as they head South to take on the


NFL Betting: Carolina Panthers at Philadelphia Eagles

The Philadelphia Eagles may not be the worst team in the NFL but they’re definitely the league’s most underachieving trainwreck. From before the season when Michael Vick laughably proclaimed the team as ‘a dynasty’ until now the Eagles have found