So, how are you liking the 2014 NFC Championship futures bets that you placed back in the National Football League preseason? If you backed any of the top three chalk teams, whether it was San Francisco, Seattle, or Green Bay, you are still in very good shape at the NFL 2013 halfway point. Conversely if you dropped your dough on the Atlanta Falcons or New York Giants, you can use those tickets as kindling for your fireplace as those wagers are now toast!
NFL schedule-makers had good intentions when they featured the St. Louis Rams vs Seattle Seahawks contest as the Monday Night Football prime time match-up. That said, the marque isn’t as bright after the Rams lost franchise QB Sam Bradford for season. The game goes on and kickoff is slated for 8:30 PM ET on October 28, 2013, from the Edward Jones Dome.
National Hockey League action takes center stage today as we preview the Anaheim Ducks versus Calgary Flames contest. Somewhat surprisingly, this is a battle for second place in the Western Conference Pacific Division. Puck drop is slated for 8:00 PM ET on October 16, 2013, from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. Both clubs are hot but we are Homers here!
In what’s becoming a familiar scenario, the Detroit Tigers and Oakland Athletics are meeting in the American League Divisional Playoffs for a second straight year. The Tigers won the battle last season but this is an improved Athletics team this time around. First pitch is slated for 9:30 PM EDT on Friday, October 4, 2013, from the O.co Coliseum by the Bay in Oakland, California. We get ace vs. ace to open this series and we like the Motor City Cats in this one!
National Football League schedule makers sure set up a beauty for us as the 2013 NFL regular season schedule opens tonight. In a rematch from the 2013 AFC Divisional playoff round, the Baltimore Ravens and Denver Broncos lock horns to get the new season underway. Kickoff for this AFC grudge match in slated for 8:30 PM ET on Thursday, September 5, 2013, from Sports Authority Field at Mile High. We see another tight battle in the rematch in the Rockies tonight.
Major League Baseball, and the American League Central Division in particular, is our focus today as we take a look at the Detroit Tigers versus Minnesota Twins battle in the Motor City. The Tigers have been on fire since the All-Star break while the Twins are toast. First pitch flies at 7:08 PM EDT on Tuesday, August 20, 2013, from Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan.
Although we are not huge fans of betting on preseason pro sporting events – we are ecstatic that the National Football League returns tonight. The 2013 NFL Hall of Fame Game features the Miami Dolphins versus the Dallas Cowboys in what’s an intriguing contest to say the least. NFL pigskins start flying at 8:00 PM ET on Sunday, August 4, 2013, at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Field at Fawcett Stadium in Canton, Ohio. We’ll sit back and just soak in the action today.
Betting boards are buzzing with Major League Baseball action following the All-Star break but Week 4 of the Canadian Football League schedule gets our attention today. CFL doubleheader Saturday features the Montreal Alouettes vs. Calgary Stampeders at 7:00 PM ET followed by a west coast battle between the Edmonton Eskimos and British Columbia Lions at 10:00 PM ET on July 20, 2013, from McMahon Stadium and BC Place respectively – we’re Homers here!
If Week One of the 2013 Canadian Football League season was a glimpse into the future, fans of the CFL are in for a wild ride over the next twenty weeks. In the four contests played during the CFL Kickoff Weekend, the winners earned victories by a combined 160-117 final count. That works out to an average 40-29 individual game score. After watching four teams score 38 or more points in Week One – we are very excited to see what’s in store during Week Two action!
Anything but predictable, the 2013 NBA Finals head back to South Beach tonight as the Miami Heat are looking to push the series to a seventh and deciding game with a win over the San Antonio Spurs. This National Basketball Association Championship battle has been like a marathon chase between a Ferrari and a Pinto – with the drivers switching cars at five intervals thus far. Tip-off is slated for 9:00 PM ET on Tuesday, June 18, 2013, from the American Airlines Arena in Miami, FL. We are turning to the adjusted wagering lines for our prediction tonight.
Regular readers here at Advantage Sports Betting know we are sitting in an enviable position as the 2013 NHL Eastern Conference Final gets underway on Saturday. Our futures wager from April 29 is still alive as we have Pittsburgh with +120 ML odds to win the East. Based on the recently posted odds at Bodog, we have a chance for a double dip as this series begins with an 8:00 PM ET puck drop on June 1, 2013, at the CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, PA.
Can Kentucky Derby winner Orb take the next step towards winning the elusive Triple Crown of horse racing? Will legendary trainer D. Wayne Lucas get one of his three horses into the winners circle at Old Hilltop? Can the beautiful Rosie Napravnik become the first female jockey to win the Preakness Stakes? These questions and more will be answered when a field of nine horses enter the starting gate at 6:20 PM ET on Saturday, May 18, 2013, at The People’s Party from Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland. It’s almost time to let these ponies run!
For the first time since January 16, 2013, it’s a silent night on the frozen ponds of the National Hockey League. That’s because the 16 teams that qualified for the NHL playoffs are gearing up for the chase for the Stanley Cup. With this article we take a look at the opening odds to win the NHL Eastern Conference Campionship. The Sidney Crosby led Pittsburgh Penguins are top chalk in the East and they’ll be tough to beat when postseason play begins on May 1, 2013.
Perusing the Tuesday night Major League Baseball schedule we’re like a kid in a candy store as profitable looking picks abound on the betting card. Contests featuring the Nationals, Athletics, Cardinals, and Giants, all caught our eye. All 30 MLB clubs are in action, including a Mets vs Rockies doubleheader, on April 16, 2013, with 15 games starting at 7:05 PM ET or later.
Are you ready for some NCAAB March Madness in April? Hoop action and anticipation, that started way back on March 21, has reached a feverish crescendo as the Louisville Cardinals are set to face the Michigan Wolverines in the Championship Final. Tip-off, for what should be an amazing contest, is scheduled for 9:23 PM ET on Monday, April 8, 2013, from the Georgia Dome, in Atlanta, GA. We like the Maize and Blue in this Championship battle tonight!
Major League Baseball is back as the Houston Astros are hosting the Texas Rangers to kick off the 2013 schedule as we’re writing this article. The action heads into a full sprint as 24 of the 30 MLB clubs will take the field on Monday. As such, this is your last chance to get in on the per-season odds to win the 2013 World Series that are posted at the SportsInteraction sportsbook. We like the Detroit Tigers to take care of some unfinished business come October.
With a total of 13 games on tap there’s no shortage of tempting match-ups to choose from on the National Hockey League betting card tonight. In the end, we drilled down to the Detroit Red Wings vs Vancouver Canucks match-up as our prime investment opportunity. Puck drop for this Western Conference action is slated for 10:00 PM ET on March 16, 2013, from the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The Wings will be a road weary club tonight!
As an increasingly huge part of the Super Bowl betting experience, proposition betting is now largely accepted as a mainstream handicapping optiom at online sportsbooks around the planet. Today we head to the BET365 sports wagering website to get an update on the underdog odds for their “Who Will Win the SB MVP Award” prop betting offer. Is it time for an underdog winner? We’ll find out on Sunday, February 3, 2013, when the San Francisco 49ers battle the Baltimore Ravens from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, LA.
Bettors Beware: Patriots could struggle with Ravens Although they haven’t experienced an overly difficult schedule this season, the Patriots appear to be on a mission ever since they lost 24-23 at home to the Arizona Cardinals during Week 3 NFL action. While the Ravens are full marks for both of their 2013 postseason wins, we’re […]
While betting on the National Football League is challenging throughout the season, NFL Week 17 presents scenarios that handicappers don’t have to deal with during the first 16 weeks of the year. With a mix of games that can mean everything or nothing to the teams involved, navigating the Week 17 betting board requires a little extra research. To assist our readers, this post reviews the Money Line betting odds and results for the past 96 games played during Week 17 dating back to the 2006 NFL season. We know you’ll like what you see!