212 Results for year: 2018

NFL Playoff Marquee Match-up Vikings vs Saints

Vikings vs Saints Division Round Winner is Favorite to make Super Bowl Saints QB Drew Brees turns 39 years old next week. He’ll likely feel older than that after the punishment he receives from the league’s No. 1 defense Sunday in Minnesota. The most entertaining and anticipated match-up of the four divisional round games is the last to kickoff on Sunday, and the #4 seed Saints and #2 Vikings should be quite a ball game. We supported the #6 seed Falcons as ‘Dog last week in their victory ... More

Which Kentucky Derby Preps are Best in January?

Kentucky Derby Prep Lecomte Stakes Has Been Most Productive According to Horse Racing Nation co-founder Mark Midland, of the five Derby preps run in January, the Lecomte Stakes has been the most productive in turning out starters on the first Saturday in May, with 11 Derby runners in the last 10 years. So chances are good that we’ll see at least one Lecomte contender at Churchill Downs. Removed from the 2018 Kentucky Derby trail prep schedule is the Mucho Macho Man Stakes, which ... More

NFL Playoffs: Handicapping the Wild Cards

NFC Strength Looks Promising as NFL Playoffs Begin Despite every favorite laying at least 6 points in the Wild Card round, there are no layups or tap-ins at this time of year in the NFL playoffs. Arguments could be made that the Titans and Bills are weaker entrants, and I can’t make a case for either of those teams with sub-par QBs making their initial playoff starts on the road. But you’re paying a price laying the favorites knowing too that last year’s wild card round favorites went ... More

Kentucky Derby and Horse Racing Handicapping Lessons

Handicapping Lessons: Which Runners Have Room to Improve? The Road to the Kentucky Derby continues Saturday with the Sham Stakes at Santa Anita. That 1 mile race for 3-year-olds does not require much handicapping as McKinzie is the heavy 3-5 morning line favorite and should be a single in your pick 3, pick 4 or pick 6 wagers. But as you handicap and analyze other races whether young or older horses, you want to ask yourself a few questions: Which runners have room to improve? Which ... More