Monthly Archives: June 2011

  • JUNE 8TH, 2011

    MLB Pick: Red Sox vs. Yankees

    Boston Red Sox (34-26) vs. New York Yankees (33-25) MLB Betting LinesMoneyline: Yankees (-120) Red Sox (+110)Over/Under: 10Starting Pitchers: Red Sox (Wakefield) vs. Yankees (Burnett)It’s all tied up atop the American League East after the Red Sox beat the Yankees in the series opener last night. Don’t be surprised if these two .....

  • JUNE 8TH, 2011

    Baseball Picks: Minnesota Twins vs. Cleveland Indians Pick 6/8/11

    It's getaway day on the diamond on Wednesday, and a pair of AL Central teams square off in MLB betting action at Progressive Field at 12:05 ET, as the Minnesota Twins take on the Cleveland Indians. More losses for the Twins... In fairness, this is a team that has only played 21 home games in total and already has 23 losses on the road. Minnesota is playing .....

  • JUNE 8TH, 2011

    Terrelle Pryor Leaving Ohio State Buckeyes

    The tumultuous offseason for the Ohio State Buckeyes just got a heck of a lot more tumultuous. On Tuesday, Terrelle Pryor announced that he was leaving Ohio State and likely turning pro in some form. Pryor was one of the hottest recruited players in the country just three seasons ago, making national headlines over the course of several weeks around Nationa.....

  • JUNE 7TH, 2011

    NBA Finals Pick: Miami Heat vs. Dallas Mavericks Game 4

    Miami Heat (2-1) vs. Dallas Mavericks (1-2) NBA Finals Game Four Betting LinesNBA Betting Favorite: Mavericks -3Over/Under: 186.5It was the Miami Heat who came out on the winning end of a close game Sunday night in Dallas. Dwyane Wade led his team to a crucial 88-86 hard-fought victory over the Mavericks to take a 2-1 advantage in the series.....

  • JUNE 7TH, 2011

    MLB Pick: Red Sox vs. Yankees

    Boston Red Sox (33-26) vs. New York Yankees (33-24) MLB Betting LinesMoneyline: Red Sox (-116) Yankees (+106)Over/Under: 9.5Starting Pitchers: Red Sox (Lester) vs. Yankees (Garcia)Before the season started, most people assumed it would be the Red Sox and the Yankees fighting for first place in the American League East. Both Boston a.....

  • JUNE 7TH, 2011

    MLB Predictions: Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Philadelphia Phillies Pick 6/7/11

    After taking the first game of this three game set on national television on Monday night, the Philadelphia Phillies look to snare Game 2 against the Los Angeles Dodgers in MLB betting action. The Dodgers are 8-20 in their last 28 games against the Phillies, including a bad five game series in the postseason two years ago. Now, at five games below .500, Los.....

  • JUNE 7TH, 2011

    Stanley Cup Finals Free Picks: Vancouver Canucks @ Boston Bruins Game 4 Live

    The Boston Bruins did everything that they had to do on Monday night, drawing closer in Stanley Cup Finals betting action by thrashing the Vancouver Canucks 8-1. If they can hold serve again back at the TD Garden in Game 4, this will be a tie series heading back to Rogers Arena on Friday. The Canucks did just about everything wrong in Game 3, including tryi.....

  • JUNE 6TH, 2011

    2012 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship Odds

    Butler’s two-year run and VCU’s run last season certainly gives hope to every Division I basketball team in the nation, but the reality is that most times one of the preseason favorites is the team holding the national title trophy at the end of the NCAA Tournament. Connecticut was somewhat of an exception this past season, opening up at +1800 to win it .....

  • JUNE 6TH, 2011

    Odds on Ohio State’s Next Head Football Coach

    Once the news broke the other week that Ohio State head football Coach Jim Tressel decided to resign in the midst of all the allegations of covering up numerous NCAA infractions by some of his players, the football odds makers wasted little time in setting the lines on his successor.The school has already quickly announced that Luke Fickell, the team’s.....

  • JUNE 5TH, 2011

    ESPN MLB Picks: Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Philadelphia Phillies Trends and Predictions 6/6/11

    Both the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Philadelphia Phillies have had quite the history with one another, especially in the postseason in recent years. The two will start off a big time three game set in MLB betting action on Monday night in the City of Brotherly Love. The Dodgers did a great job this weekend against the Cincinnati Reds, taking two of the thr.....

  • JUNE 5TH, 2011

    NHL Stanley Cup Picks: Vancouver Canucks @ Boston Bruins Game 3 Predictions

    The Stanley Cup Finals continue on Monday after a pair of fantastic games in the Great White North. The scene shifts to the TD Garden in Boston on Monday night, where the Boston Bruins will look to take out the Vancouver Canucks for the first time in this series. The Canucks have done all of the little things right in this series, and they have been rewarde.....

  • JUNE 5TH, 2011

    Sunday Night Baseball Picks: Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets Pick 6/5/11

    ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball betting action provides us with a doozy this weekend, and here at Bang the Book, we have all of our Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets picks for the biggest showcase of the weekend. The Braves have already split the first two games of this series at Citi Field and have now won 10 of the last 13 games against the Mets. Atlanta's of.....