All posts by Andrew Ryan

  • NOVEMBER 10TH, 2011

    Hockey Pick: Washington Capitals @ New Jersey Devils 11/11/11

    Two of the contending teams in the Eastern Conference lock horns in the Garden State on Friday night, where the Washington Capitals will pay a visit to the New Jersey Devils. Though Washington has played two fewer games than the Tampa Bay Lightning, the two squads have the same point total with 18, and it is clear that the Caps have the stronger of the tw.....

  • NOVEMBER 7TH, 2011

    Monday Night Football Prop Sheet: Chicago Bears @ Philadelphia Eagles

    The Chicago Bears and Philadelphia Eagles are going to duke it out on Monday Night Football in the City of Brotherly Love 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! Michael Vick Under 21.5 Completions: The passing game for the Eagles has clearl.....

  • NOVEMBER 7TH, 2011

    Hockey Pick: Philadelphia Flyers @ Tampa Bay Lightning 11/9/11

    The St. Pete Times Forum will be the location of Wednesday night's top NHL betting battle on the ice, as the Philadelphia Flyers take on the Tampa Bay Lightning. If you like a team that is just on fire offensively, look no further than the Flyers. They are averaging 4.0 goals per game this year, easily the best mark in the league, and that's due to the fa.....

  • NOVEMBER 6TH, 2011

    2011 College Basketball Power Rankings (Preseason)

    Ready to take a look at the Top 25 college basketball power rankings for this week? We've assembled the best comprehensive Top 25 on the internet, so check out how our teams are faring just before this season gets started! 1: North Carolina Tar Heels (0-0 SU, 0-0 ATS) (LW: NR) - There seems to be no doubt that the Tar Heels are going to be one of the best.....

  • NOVEMBER 4TH, 2011

    Football Pick: Chicago Bears @ Philadelphia Eagles Preview

    Monday Night Football betting action continues this week with a big time duel in the NFC playoff race between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Chicago Bears. Here we go again with QB Jay Cutler playing in primetime football... His struggles in games like this are clearly documented over the years, and his iffy showing against the Detroit Lions in primetime a.....

  • NOVEMBER 2ND, 2011

    College Football Betting: Texas Tech vs. Texas Pick

    It's a good ol' fashioned Lone Star State shootout on Saturday in Austin, as the Texas Longhorns try to beat the NCAA football odds against the Texas Tech Red Raiders. What a season that the Red Raiders have had this year... They started off the year as one of the last dozen teams that were undefeated, yet they weren't able to ever crack the Top 25. Then th.....

  • NOVEMBER 2ND, 2011

    NCAA Football Pick: Michigan vs. Iowa Pick

    Two teams that are hoping to get to the top of the Big Ten Legends Division meet up at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday for college football betting festivities, as the Michigan Wolverines take on the Iowa Hawkeyes. Big Blue doesn't quite control its own destiny in the Legends Division, but our gut says that winning out, whether it includes the Big Ten Champions.....

  • NOVEMBER 2ND, 2011

    Hockey Pick: Anaheim Ducks @ New York Rangers 11/3/11

    NHL betting fans will love the action from Madison Square Garden on Thursday night, where the New York Rangers will play host to the Anaheim Ducks. Times are trying right now the Ducks, as they are in the midst of a seven game road trip in which they just haven't played all that well. The team only has one win to show for its first five games, a 3-2 win a.....

  • NOVEMBER 2ND, 2011

    Hockey Pick: Chicago Blackhawks @ Tampa Bay Lightning 11/4/11

    The St. Pete Times Forum will be the location of Friday night's top NHL betting battle on the ice, as the Chicago Blackhawks take on the Tampa Bay Lightning. Part of the reason why the Blackhawks nearly missed out on the playoffs last year was because of a swoon in the Spring that included two losses to these Bolts. Now, they have their offense fully intact,.....

  • OCTOBER 31ST, 2011

    College Football Betting: Temple vs. Ohio Pick

    The Temple Owls and the Ohio Bobcats fought to the death last year to try to make it to the MAC Championship Game. Both failed. Now, the two meet again in NCAA football betting action on Wednesday night with perhaps the same prize being a trip to the league title game in Detroit. The Owls were the big time tough luck team last year, going 8-4 and being left.....