Monthly Archives: October 2011

  • OCTOBER 11TH, 2011

    NFL Opening Line Report For Week 6

    NFL Opening Line Report For Week Six The NFL lines are released for week six and the bye week will play another role in this week’s action. In fact football betting fans will now have to incorporate teams coming off bye week’s into the equation. Here is a look at some of the opening NFL lines for week six along with movement and public consensus. .....

  • OCTOBER 11TH, 2011

    NFL Week 5 Betting Review

    At some point you'd think the waterfall of points in the NFL this season would wane. After a record-setting opening two weeks, you'd think scoring would trend back towards normal, right? Apparently, not yet. Thanks in part to a beautiful October Sunday of weather across the NFL landscape games averaged 50 points over the week 5 weekend, helping the NFL.....

  • OCTOBER 11TH, 2011

    Baseball Pick: Texas Rangers @ Detroit Tigers Game 3

    The scene of the ALCS shifts to Comerica Park without an off day in the middle for the Texas Rangers and the Detroit Tigers, and we're here to make our MLB picks for the pivotal Game 3 of this series. The Rangers had opportunity after opportunity after opportunity to get the job done in Game 2 of the ALCS, but they finally figured it all out in th.....

  • OCTOBER 11TH, 2011

    College Football Opening Line Report For Week 7

    The college football season is in full-swing and the good teams are starting to separate from the pack. With a multiple number of teams that could possibly be undefeated this season every game counts. The new BCS Standings are out and the football odds for this week are out. Here are the odds with some line movement for this week in college football. S.....

  • 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 t.....

  • 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.....