Monthly Archives: May 2011

  • MAY 4TH, 2011

    MLB Preview: Marlins vs. Cardinals Free Pick

    Florida Marlins (18-10) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (17-13) MLB Betting Lines Moneyline: Cardinals (-180) Marlins (+170) Over/Under: 7.5 Runline: Marlins +1.5 (-135) Cardinals -1.5 (+115) Starting Pitchers: Marlins (Vazquez) vs. Cardinals (Carpenter) The Florida Marlins are the biggest surprise in the Nation.....

  • MAY 4TH, 2011

    NHL Playoffs Preview: San Jose Sharks vs. Detroit Red Wings Game 2 Live

    The Detroit Red Wings are really in a rut right now, as they are down 0-2 in the Western Conference Semifinals against the San Jose Sharks, and they basically need a win on Wednesday night to ensure that they at least have a shot of staying in this series. The Sharks are in the driver's seat right now, but they know that the Red Wings aren't going to be giv.....

  • MAY 4TH, 2011

    Barcelona 1 Real Madrid 1: Catalan club through to final

    Barcelona and Real Madrid played out a 1-1 draw in the second leg of the Champions League semi-finals at the Camp Nou to give the home side a place in the final at Wembley. Pedro put Pep Guardiola's side into the lead, converting after a pinpoint pass from Andres Iniesta, but Madrid equalised soon after, with Brazilian left back Marcelo getting the go.....

  • MAY 4TH, 2011

    Ferguson without Rooney and Fabio for Schalke match

    Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson is expected to change his line up in the club's Champions League semi final against Schalke, with Wayne Rooney and Fabio set to be rested as they are carrying slight injuries. The English club go into the second leg 2-0 to the good after goals from Rooney and Ryan Giggs gave them the upper hand in the first meeting.....

  • MAY 3RD, 2011

    MLB Preview: Brewers vs. Braves Free Pick

    Milwaukee Brewers (13-15) vs. Atlanta Braves (15-15) MLB Betting Lines Moneyline: Braves (-152) Brewers (+142) Over/Under: 7.5 Starting Pitchers: Brewers (Estrada) Braves (Hanson) The Milwaukee Brewers and Atlanta Braves both had high expectations for this season, but both have started the year off slowly. The good news for these teams .....

  • MAY 3RD, 2011

    NBA Playoff Preview: Celtics vs. Heat Free Pick

    Boston Celtics (0-1) vs. Miami Heat (1-0) Game Two Betting Lines NBA Betting Favorite: Heat -5 Over/Under: 182 Game One in Miami was a very physical and hard-fought game as most expected it to be, but it was the Miami Heat who controlled the game. Paul Pierce was tossed in the fourth quarter, and the Celtics struggled on the offensive end. Dwya.....

  • MAY 3RD, 2011

    Sami Hyypia retires to pursue coaching career

    Ex-Liverpool and Bayer Leverkusen defender Sami Hyypia has announced that he will retire from football at the end of the season, and will look to pursue a career in coaching. The 37 year old has played for German side Leverkusen this season and led them to a second placed finish, but feels it is time to call it a day. "The decision to retire grew d.....

  • MAY 3RD, 2011

    Norwich City promoted to English Premier League

    Norwich City have claimed the second automatic promotion place from the Championship up to the English Premier League. The Canaries found themselves in a battle with Cariff City to see who would finish second in the league, with QPR the runaway winners of the division, and both clubs played on Monday night. Before this round of fixtures, Paul Lambert'.....

  • MAY 2ND, 2011

    2011 NFL Draft Report Cards: 2011 NFL Draft Grades

    Here at Bang the Book, we're analyzing all of the best and worst teams from the 2011 NFL Draft, and we're starting by issuing our top grades and bottom grades for our NFL Draft Report Cards! Honors Students It's fairly clear that the teams that are sitting at the top of the charts this draft are the two teams from Ohio, the Cincinnati Bengals and the Cleve.....

  • MAY 2ND, 2011

    MLB Preview: Yankees vs. Tigers MLB Free Pick

    New York Yankees (15-9) vs. Detroit Tigers (12-15) MLB Odds: Moneyline: Tigers (-121) Yankees (+111) Over/Under: 8.5 Starting Pitchers: Yankees (Colon) Tigers (Verlander) The New York Yankees have played 24 games this year and only seven of them have been on the road. They start a road trip in Detroit on Monday night. The .....