Sports Betting Will Bring More Customers to Racetracks and Expand Interest in Horse Racing
Last week’s Supreme Court decision forever changed the wagering landscape in the United States. The Supreme Court ruled by a 6-3 margin that the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) of 1992 was unconstitutional. That Federal law had banned sports betting in every state but Nevada and three others with limited wagering. The Supreme Court ruling paved the way to allow states to ...
Boston’s Road Struggles, LeBron James and Stats of Interest in the NBA Playoffs
The Eastern Conference Finals continue with Boston leading Cleveland 2-1 after the Cavaliers bounced back in Game 3 with their own beat down of Boston, 116-86. The series prices have fluctuated greatly after Boston took the first two games at home. The over-reaction in the marketplace following Cleveland’s sweep of Toronto had the Cavaliers a -300 favorite over the Celtics (+245) at the start of the ...
The Brilliance of Coach Brad Stevens and Boston Continues as an Underdog
Planting the seeds and growing the garden at home never felt so good. Boston improved to 8-0 at TD Garden in this year’s playoffs after crushing the Cavaliers in Game 1 by a final count of 108-83. That also improved Boston to 11-0 against the spread (ATS) in their last 11 games as a home underdog. The Celtics are also 11-0 ATS at home since Feb. 5 playing against teams in this year’s playoff field.
Cleveland went ...
Preview & Picks for the Best Field in Golf at the Players Championship
The iconic stats of The PLAYERS Championship brings together the strongest and deepest field of the year as 144 top pros tee it up at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida; home of the PGA Tour headquarters. The best players in the world will be challenged on the Stadium Course at Sawgrass that is one of the most mentally challenging in the world. So many superlatives are bestowed upon TPC Sawgrass, and the Pete ...
Will Raptors Avoid the Sweep in Cleveland?
The Raptors are the Eastern Conference’s No. 1 seed. They are running out of time to avoid a complete embarrassment in Round 2. DeMar DeRozen had one of his worst games of the season in Game 3, as the Raptors guard and leading scorer was just 3-12 from the field and scored 8 points. Yet Toronto rallied from 14 points down to start the fourth quarter and had the game tied in the closing seconds before LeBron hit the buzzer-beater fall away jumper.
Mendelssohn is Our Pick to Win the Kentucky Derby and Wear the Roses
It’s Derby day and the anticipation of America’s biggest race has arrived. The 144th Kentucky Derby is being touted as one of the deepest and most contentious Derby’s ever assembled. Opinions are running wild on who will be the 2018 Kentucky Derby winner and wear the garland of roses in the winner’s circle. Here are some story lines and facts surrounding this year’s Kentucky Derby.
Will the post-time favorite ...
Toronto Ready to Snap Playoff Losing Streak vs Cleveland
The Cavaliers may have escaped in seven games against the Pacers with an assist from the officials, but Game 1 in the second round will be a very tough one in Toronto against the revenge-minded Raptors. Top-seeded Toronto (59-23) was the best team in the Eastern Conference this season, and the Raptors were a league-best 34-7 at home. Cleveland (50-32) was over-valued throughout the regular season and among the biggest money burners ...
San Jose Sharks Offering Up Value Against Vegas
We cashed in a series wager on the Vegas Golden Knights (-125) in their opening round win over the LA Kings. We had a better play posted here on Winnipeg, and the Jets delivered in less than six games at a plus price over Chicago. Vegas was -135 at some sports books over the Kings, and each victory in their 4-0 series sweep was by one goal. I attended game 2 in Las Vegas, a 2-1 double-overtime thriller in front of an electric crowd and environm...