• 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 &hell

  • April 8th, 2011

    Manny Ramirez Abruptly Retires From Tampa Bay Rays

    Apparently, the honeymoon Manny Ramirez and the Tampa Bay Rays is said and done with. On Friday afternoon, Ramirez was made aware of a drug related issue by Major League Baseball, though it was not in

  • April 8th, 2011

    PFA player of the year nominations announced

    The PFA have announced their nominations for the Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year awards for the 2010/11 season, with Gareth Bale and Samir Nasri receiving nominations in both categorie

  • April 8th, 2011

    Porto’s striker Hulk linked with move to England

    FC Porto’s Brazilian frontman Hulk has been linked with a move to England, with it being reported that both Tottenham and Macnhester United are interested in a move for the South American. The P

  • April 8th, 2011

    2011 NFL Draft Preview – Wide Receiver Prospects

    The 2011 NFL draft is set for Thursday April 28 through Saturday April 30. It will be held at Radio City Music Hall in New York City with the first round on Thursday night, the second and third rounds

  • April 8th, 2011

    MLB Preview: Phillies vs. Braves Free Pick

    Philadelphia Phillies (5-1) vs. Atlanta Braves (3-4) MLB Betting Lines Moneyline: Phillies (-110) Braves (+100) Over/Under: 7   Starting Pitchers- Phillies (Lee) vs. Braves (Hudson)  The Phillies an

  • April 8th, 2011

    NBA Preview: Nuggets vs. Thunder Free Pick

    Denver Nuggets (48-30 SU, 41-33-4 ATS) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (52-26 SU, 40-37-1 ATS) NBA Betting Favorite: Thunder -4 Over/Under: 203.5   Oklahoma City went to Denver and upset the Nuggets earlie

  • April 8th, 2011

    What’s Wrong With the 0-6 Tampa Bay Rays & Boston Red Sox?

    Needless to say, the 2011 MLB betting campaign has not gotten off to the start that the Tampa Bay Rays and Boston Red Sox had hoped for. Coming into Friday, both teams are 0-6 out of the chute, and bo

  • April 6th, 2011

    2011 NBA Championship Odds Update

    The 2011 NBA regular season wraps up next Wednesday as the playoffs (the league’s real season) finally gets underway. Bookmaker has recently updated each team’s odds for winning a NBA Championship

  • April 5th, 2011

    Analyzing Phil Mickelson & Tiger Woods 2011 Masters Odds

    The 2011 Masters is upon us, and here at Bang the Book, we are leaving no stone unturned about how some of the biggest names in the sport are going to do at Augusta National. There has been a lot &hel