Sports Betting 101: Teasers
A teaser is very similar to a parlay but odds that are less favorable. So less is more. Picking more than 2 teams increases the odds of you not hitting. It does increase your payout.
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Chiefs are Super Bowl Favorites but bettors backing the Bucs
The Kansas City Chiefs started the season Thursday night as the favorite to win Super Bowl LVbut the sportsbook around the country are more worried about Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
The Chiefs are posted as a 6-1 favorite at most casinos but more bets were made on Tampa Bay. read more
Week Two: Best NFL Eliminator Picks
It's Week 2 of the 2020 NFL Eliminator Challenge. The rules are simple: Pick a winner each week, and don't use the same team twice. If you win all 17 weeks (or outlast your fellow group members), you're the champ. read more
We are rapidly approaching the start of the MLB Playoffs. And like everything else in this bizarre calendar year, the MLB playoffs will be different in 2020. How much different? Let’s put it this way: The first year Babe Ruth’s Yankees won the World Series (1923), there were only 16 MLB teams, total. In 2020, 16 MLB teams will make the postseason. read more
NBA Playoffs: Miami vs Celtics
The NBA’s defending champions are gone. So, too, is the conference’s No. 1 seed. What might have seemed like the undercard when the East side of the playoffs bracket began now is the main event. If the Miami Heat advance, it will be their first trip to the Finals since 2014. If it’s the Boston Celtics, they’ll be repping the Eastern Conference for the first time since 2010.
There are enough contrasts here to fill several storylines across what figures to be a long series. Boston has an elite level of talent in the backcourt and on the wing, while Miami owes its spot here to tenacity and resourcefulness. The Heat have a deeper and more versatile bench, though the Celtics have done fine using a shorter rotation with heavier minutes loads. Watching Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown and Kemba Walker get into the open court can be thrilling, but grinders such as Jimmy Butler, Bam Adebayo and Jae Crowder are happy to play the role of speed bumps. continue reading
Which Championship Sunday team is Most likely to Miss the 2020 NFL Playoffs
I love juicy nuggets, and here's the best NFL one you'll read today:
Every year since 1996, at least one team that played on Championship Sunday has missed the playoffs entirely in the following season.
Think about that: From the...
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Every NFL team record against the spread and more
The favorites covered in nine of the 16 games, splitting the Monday night slate. Nine of the first 13 NFL games went over the total before the last three prime-time games went under. Here are the ATS records for all 32 teams, league and team trends, and over/under records for the 2020 season. read more