Monthly Archives: April 2011

  • APRIL 10TH, 2011

    Stanley Cup Picks: Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Pittsburgh Penguins Series Preview

    The Pittsburgh Penguins are just two years removed from hoisting the Stanley Cup, but are still trying to get the taste of last year’s second round knockout out of their mouths. Meanwhile, the Tampa Bay Lightning are happy to just make the postseason again after missing the Stanley Cup playoffs for three straight seasons. Read on to find out our NHL play.....

  • APRIL 10TH, 2011

    Stanley Cup Picks: Buffalo Sabres vs. Philadelphia Flyers Series Preview

    The Philadelphia Flyers are back in the playoffs after making it all the way to the Stanley Cup Finals last year, only to lose to the Chicago Blackhawks. They'll look to take the next step by raising Lord Stanley's Cup this season. To hoist the Cup though, the Flyers will need to get past the Buffalo Sabres, a team with perhaps the best goalie in the Easte.....

  • APRIL 10TH, 2011

    Stanley Cup Picks: New York Rangers vs. Washington Capitals Series Preview

    Stanley Cup betting action hasn't exactly been kind to the Washington Capitals of late, as they have suffered a ton of crashes out of the second season after great regular seasons. This year, the quest for Lord Stanley's Cup begins against the New York Rangers, who are just happy to be here after becoming the last team in the East to clinch a slot in the d.....

  • APRIL 10TH, 2011

    MLB Power Rankings: Ranking the 30 MLB Teams through 4/9

    The 2011 MLB betting campaign is just a handful of games old, and here at Bang the Book, we're making our MLB picks and ranking the teams from No. 1 to No. 30! 1: Philadelphia Phillies (6-2): When you've got the best pitching staff in the game, you're just not going to get beaten all that often. 2: Texas Rangers (7-1): That three game sweep of the powerf.....

  • APRIL 10TH, 2011

    NBA Sports Betting Picks: Chicago Bulls vs. Orlando Magic

    The Chicago Bulls vs. Orlando Magic game could easily be a preview of two teams that will go deep in the Eastern Conference playoffs. The Chicago Bulls are one of the hottest teams in the NFL, but as long as the Magic have Dwight Howard they are always a threat to win the title. BetDSI.com offers great wagering opportunities on the entire NBA schedule. Sig.....

  • APRIL 10TH, 2011

    NBA Picks: Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Los Angeles Lakers Preview 4/10/11

    The Oklahoma City Thunder (53-26) and the Los Angeles Lakers (55-24) have already locked up their respective divisions, but they are certainly going to be in for a fight on Sunday night in Tinseltown to help sort out where they will sit in the upcoming postseason. The time is now for the Thunder to make their move. They had a shot at taking out the eventu.....

  • APRIL 10TH, 2011

    Updated NHL Playoff Picture and Current Stanley Cup Odds (Through Games Completed 4/9)

    The regular season in NHL betting action comes down to just a couple of games on Sunday, as the rest of the field is set on both sides of the draw in the Eastern Conference and Western Conference. Check out how the playoff picture looks coming into the last day of the regular season! The Eastern Conference playoffs are all set and ready to go, with series s.....

  • APRIL 9TH, 2011

    NBA Free Picks: Los Angeles Clippers vs. Houston Rockets

    The end of the NBA regular season is near and the Saturday schedule is highlighted by the Los Angeles Clippers vs. Houston Rockets. Both teams will be missing out on the NBA post season and will have little to play for. As the 2010-11 campaign comes to an end, the Clippers are still dealing with problems at the defensive end that is preventing them from c.....

  • APRIL 9TH, 2011

    Torres may be dropped for Chelsea’s Champions League tie

    Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti has stated that £50 million striker Fernando Torres is not guaranteed a starting spot for The Blues in their Champions League quarter final second leg against Manchester United. The Spaniard has struggled since his January move from Liverpool and is still to score for his new club in nine appearances. Torres has looked de.....

  • APRIL 8TH, 2011

    MLB Picks: New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox Preview 4/9/11

    The Boston Red Sox (1-6) and the New York Yankees (4-3) have it in for the second time on Saturday afternoon at Fenway Park a day after the Sox rolled up a 9-6 victory for their first win on the MLB lines on the year. The Yankees aren't in the greatest shape in the world right now either, as they are just a game above .500 and really haven't done a grea.....