The Seattle Seahawks came up less than a foot short of victory Sunday night against San Francisco (-3) in a 26-21 defeat. But the chances of a run to the Super Bowl are more than 100 yards long following defeat.
I wasn't high on Seattle down the stretch as they continued to over-achieve. But give Seattle and coach Pete Carroll credit for resiliency and battling through so many close games to get wins this season. However, injuries are taking their toll, which is the case for many teams. The ...
Vegas Golden Knights and Arizona Coyotes First Place Showdown Dec. 28 In Las Vegas
Halfway through the 2019
-20 season, the Vegas Golden Knights are tied for the Pacific division lead with the upstart Arizona Coyotes. Vegas is 20-15-6 following a 4-3 loss at Anaheim, but the Knights have a rematch with the Ducks on New Year's Eve in Las Vegas. That will be quite the environment to ring in the New Year, but an even bigger game is on deck Saturday night when the Knights host the Coyotes (21-14-2) ...
NFL Week 17 Underdog Picks and Information You Can Bet On
Last season it was a 3-0 sweep in Week 16 and a 6-0 finish in the final three weeks that propelled us to a 35-19 ATS (65%) season picking only underdogs on these pages. That included 26 outright underdog winners. Last week it was a disappointing 0-3 result in Week 16 plus a push for those that shopped lines. That drops the season mark to 25-26 ATS and our 3-year record on these pages picking NFL underdogs each week to 76-53 (59%).
Tips and Strategies for Handicapping and Betting NFL Week 17
Week 17 is unlike others in the NFL, and it is often both challenging and tricky for not only bettors, but oddsmakers as well. With playoff-clinching scenarios and positioning at stake, there is much to consider including motivation for teams out of the playoffs. So too for teams resting starters for the upcoming playoffs, and coaches handling injury issues to players impacting lineups.
Read my full article at osga.com on ...
Five NBA Games On Christmas Day And Information You Can Bet On
For the 12th year in a row, the NBA will have five Christmas Day games. In my latest update at Forbes, I provide some resources and betting data to guide you through the Christmas Day games. That includes betting odds and angles from TheLines.
All games are televised on ESPN or ABC. Lines provided below by William Hill Sportsbook and subject to change. Compare odds and lines at Las Vegas sportsbooks, and follow the current ...
Betting The Vikings vs Packers Week 16 NFC First Place Showdown
Three division races are left to be decided after the Patriots (12-3) held off the Bill's (10-5) late first and goal to win 24-17 and secure their 11th straight AFC East title. A remarkable accomplishment even if their division opponents have had the worst collection of quarterbacks over the past decade. No such issues in the NFC North, where Aaron Rodgers and Kirk Cousins lead the Packers (11-3) and Vikings (10-4) in a first ...
NFL Week 16 Underdog Picks and Information You Can Bet On
Our December underdog picks are now 7-4 ATS following last weeks 4-1 result that included three outright underdog winners. That gets us back in the black at 25-23 ATS this season selecting only underdogs and now 76-50 ATS (60%) the past three NFL seasons adding to our success, strategies and sports betting stories producing winning NFL results and insightful information.
The lone loser last week was on the Bears, who suffered a 3-0 ...
Strategies and Tips For Handicapping and Betting College Football Bowl Games
College bowl season has arrived with 40 bowl games to watch and wager on nearly every day from Dec. 20 through Jan. 6. That includes the college football playoff semi-final games Dec. 28 and the National Championship game Jan. 13, 2020 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana. Will Clemson advance and win a second straight national championship?
The Tigers were terrific to us as an outright underdog ...