Monthly Archives: October 2011

  • OCTOBER 10TH, 2011

    NHL Picks: Boston Bruins @ Carolina Hurricanes 10/12/11

    Hockey betting action continues on Wednesday night in Raleigh, where the Carolina Hurricanes will look to take down the defending Stanley Cup champs, the Boston Bruins. The Bruins haven't gotten off to the strongest start of the season, as they are just 1-2-0 to show for their three games of work. The offense has slacked off tremendously, scoring just one.....

  • OCTOBER 10TH, 2011

    College Football Betting Review Week 6

    If you've been having trouble handicapping the big games in college football this season, here's a quick tip; in games matching two ranked teams, look at their rankings and take the team with the lower number. That simple system has worked well this season, and provided a winning set of selections this past weekend.Three games matched two teams ranked in.....

  • OCTOBER 10TH, 2011

    Monday Night Football Prop Sheet: Chicago Bears @ Detroit Lions

    The Chicago Bears and Detroit Lions are going to duke it out on Monday Night Football in Motown on Monday Night, and here at Bang the Book, we're going to take our picks for some of the MNF props on the board for one of the biggest games of the weekend! Brandon Pettigrew Over 47.5 Receiving Yards: Believe it or not, Pettigrew has just two fewer receptions th.....

  • OCTOBER 10TH, 2011

    NLCS Pick: St. Louis Cardinals @ Milwaukee Brewers Game 2

    The St. Louis Cardinals have proven that they can stick around with the Milwaukee Brewers, but they are still down 1-0 in the NLCS. Check out our MLB picks to see whether they can level this series. The Cards have to feel good that they were able to knock around Zack Greinke at Miller Park. They scored five runs in the first five innings, which is as tough .....

  • OCTOBER 9TH, 2011

    Baseball Pick: Detroit Tigers @ Texas Rangers Game 2

    The Texas Rangers jumped out to a 1-0 series lead on Saturday night in the 2011 ALCS. Can they double their lead? The Detroit Tigers hope to fend off a 2-0 deficit going back to the Motor City. Whatever Justin Verlander did to tick off Mother Nature must have been pretty darn bad. Verlander pitched just one inning against the New York Yankees in t.....

  • OCTOBER 9TH, 2011

    NLCS Baseball Betting Preview – St. Louis Cardinals vs. Milwaukee Brewers

    St. Louis Cardinals(93-74, NL Wild Card Winner)Milwaukee Brewers(99-68, NL Central Winner)There are only two teams that are left standing in the National League, and they're both surprisingly from the NL Central. The Milwaukee Brewers aren't all that much of a surprise, as they were favored over the Arizona Diamondbacks in the first round of the playoffs.....

  • OCTOBER 8TH, 2011

    Football Pick: Chicago Bears @ Detroit Lions Preview

    If the Green Bay Packers happen to lose on Sunday Night Football, the 1972 Miami Dolphins will be sitting with their champagne bottles waiting to see if the Detroit Lions get knocked off by the Chicago Bears on Monday Night Football. The Bears are more or less the forgotten team in the NFC North, as all of the accolades have gone to the Pack and the Lions. T.....

  • OCTOBER 8TH, 2011

    Baseball Pick: Detroit Tigers @ Texas Rangers Game 1

    Game 1 of the ALCS gets started for MLB betting fans on Saturday night in Arlington, as the Texas Rangers take on the Detroit Tigers. Manager Jim Leyland made a prudent move to not use Justin Verlander in relief on Thursday night, as he knew that that would remove any possibility of using him for three games in the ALCS. That being said, the soon .....

  • OCTOBER 7TH, 2011

    NFL Week 5 Betting Previews- New York Jets vs. New England Patriots

    NFL Week 5 Betting Previews- New York Jets vs. New England PatriotsPoint spread: New England -9.5Over/Under: 49.5The New York Jets head to Gillette Stadium in Foxborough this Sunday afternoon to square-off against the New England Patriots in an early AFC East showdown. The kick-off in this one is slated for 4:15 p.m. (ET) and the game will be bro.....

  • OCTOBER 7TH, 2011

    NFL Week 5 Betting Previews- Green Bay Packers vs. Atlanta Falcons

    NFL Week 5 Betting Previews- Green Bay Packers vs. Atlanta FalconsPoint spread: Green Bay -6Over/Under: 53.5The Green Bay Packers put their unbeaten record on the line this Sunday night under the prime time lights of the Georgia Dome when they tangle with the Atlanta Falcons. Kick-off is set for 8:20 p.m. (ET) and the game will be broadcast natio.....

  • OCTOBER 7TH, 2011

    ALCS Baseball Betting Preview – Detroit Tigers vs. Texas Rangers

    Detroit Tigers (98-69, AL Central Winner)Texas Rangers (99-67, AL West Winner)All of the talk about how the best teams in the American League were all in the AL East is all said and done with. Now, the Detroit Tigers and the Texas Rangers are the only clubs left standing, and the two will battle it out in what should be a fantastic .....

  • OCTOBER 7TH, 2011

    NFL Betting Trends and Tips – Week 5

    NFL Betting Trends & Tips-Week 5When it comes to wagering on the NFL, the majority of the betting public has a tendency to focus its handicapping efforts on the point spread of the games. However, there is a tremendous amount of value that can also be found in the ‘total line’ if you know where and how to look.So far this season there have.....