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Stanley Cup Favorites, Bubble Teams Prepare for NHL Stretch Run

The NHL regular season is into its final week, but the playoff picture is far from clear.  In the East, the Bruins have already clinched first place in the conference and are the favourites to raise Lord Stanley’s mug for the second time in four years, sporting 9/2 odds in futures betting at Bodog. The St. Louis Blues have a stranglehold on the Central Division lead and are poised to enter the playoffs as the Western Conference team with the … [Read More...]

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Former Longshot Wildcats Pegged as Favourites in Final Four

The Kentucky Wildcats have rewarded believers who made them strong early season favourites to win the 2014 National Championship. The Wildcats, who stumbled into March Madness as the No. 8 seed in the Midwest, are heading to the Final Four as 2-point favourites over the Wisconsin Badgers in early betting at Sports Interaction and 5Dimes. Kentucky entered March Madness as +4500 longshots in futures betting at 5Dimes, but have slain the beast in … [Read More...]

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NBA, NHL playoffs continue for sports bettors

While the NHL continues the opening round of its postseason this week the NBA's second round will be in full swing – with LeBron James and the Heat looking for another sweep, and Kevin Durant and the Thunder looking to win without a key teammate. As well, MLB wagering action continues on the diamond with top series. The four second-round series in the NBA are the Miami Heat vs. the Chicago Bulls and the New York Knicks vs. the Indiana Pacers … [Read More...]

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Super Bowl Historical Trends Defy Oddsmakers, Favour Underdogs

Super Bowl Sunday is fast approaching, and an important part of wagering on the big game is making sense of some of the trends that have developed in recent Super Bowls. The Denver Broncos are holding steady as 3-point favourites at the sportsbook at Bodog, and are 9-2 SU, 8-3 ATS, in the past 11 games they have entered as favourites. The Seattle Seahawks have been equally strong in the role of underdog, posting a 17-3-1 record ATS as dogs … [Read More...]

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2012 Grey Cup Odds: CFL betting on Stamps, Argos

It’s not bowl season or NFL playoff time, but there is a football championship on the line Sunday and the Grey Cup betting odds slightly favor the Calgary Stampeders. The Stamps were sitting as -1.5 favorites at Bodog sportsbook as of midweek while the Toronto Argonauts – playing in their home stadium – were slight underdogs. The over-under was sitting around 54.5. It’s the 100th edition of the Grey Cup and there has been plenty of hype … [Read More...]

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Tigers looking for sports betting upset in BCS National Championship

The Auburn Tigers finished the 2013 season on a perfect 9-0 SU and ATS run, including winning two games outright as a double-digit online betting underdog. One of those upset wins was in the shocking 34-28 win over Alabama that sent Auburn to the SEC Championship. But despite all of Auburn’s success this season, the Tigers are the underdog once again going up against the Florida State Seminoles, who are an 8.5-point college football betting … [Read More...]

UFC 158 Betting – GSP vs Diaz

Nick Diaz will finally get his shot at Georges St-Pierre and the UFC Welterweight title this weekend when the two meet at UFC 158. A fight years in the making, plenty of emotion surrounds this upcoming battle between two of the best 170-pounders in the history of the sport. With the Diaz loss to Carlos Condit last year the betting lines have been affected, with St-Pierre handicapped as a heavy -540 favorite at Sports Interaction. That option … [Read More...]

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World Series Odds favor Dodgers at online sportsbooks

Don Mattingly almost got fired before an unknown Cuban outfielder named Yasiel Puig showed in the Los Angeles roster. Both of those storylines are quite old now as the Dodgers ripped off a three-month streak of wins that rivals some of the best teams in recent baseball betting history. With those troubles from April and May a distant memory, baseball bettors are focusing on a terrific October. And now, on the eve of the MLB postseason, the … [Read More...]

Sports Betting

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Stanley Cup Favorites, Bubble Teams Prepare for NHL Stretch Run

The NHL regular season is into its final week, but … [Read More...]

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Former Longshot Wildcats Pegged as Favourites in Final Four

The Kentucky Wildcats have rewarded believers who … [Read More...]

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Sweet 16 Wagering Lines Arrive at the Sportsbooks

The top-seeded Wichita State Shockers and … [Read More...]

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How to Bet Parlays

SportsInteraction betting analyst Frank Doyle on how to make parlay bets work for you. Everybody loves to make parlay bets. It’s a fundamental part of human nature. The reason people bet parlays is the same … [Read More...]

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Line Shopping

Outside of picking winners there are several things serious bettors should do to help their chances of winning over the long haul. Money management plays a big part, as does discipline, and the ability to pass … [Read More...]

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Money Management

A handicapper can do all the homework and research he wants, and can pick all the winners he wants. But if he doesn’t know how to manage his money there's a good chance that, over the long haul, he'll lose that … [Read More...]