All posts by Aaron Ryan

  • NOVEMBER 13TH, 2011

    Hockey Pick: Colorado Avalanche @ Pittsburgh Penguins 11/15/11

    The Colorado Avalanche look to right the ship in NHL betting action on Tuesday night when they head to Consol Energy Arena to tango with the Pittsburgh Penguins. Colorado has lost five out of six and seven out of nine coming into this brief two-game road trip at Pittsburgh and Minnesota. In this run, it has very predictably been the defense that has strug.....

  • NOVEMBER 13TH, 2011

    College Football Betting: Ohio vs. Bowling Green Pick

    Midweek MAC games continue this week, and we are set to make our NCAA football picks in the duel between the Ohio Bobcats and the Bowling Green Falcons. The Bobcats are the only team in the MAC East that can truly control their own destiny for a spot in the MAC Championship Game. They already have seven wins, but this game is crucial for more than just the .....

  • NOVEMBER 12TH, 2011

    2011 NHL Power Rankings (Through 11/11/11)

    Ranking the NHL teams from No. 1 to No. 30 is never an easy task, but here at Bang the Book, we're keying in on all 30 teams in NHL betting action this year. Check out how the teams rank as of 11/11/11!1: Washington Capitals (10-4-0, 20 pts) (LW: 1) - Washington has taken a step or two backwards over the course of the last week or so, but we still thin.....

  • NOVEMBER 12TH, 2011

    NFL Trends: Minnesota Vikings @ Green Bay Packers Betting Trends & Injury Report

    The Minnesota Vikings and the Green Bay Packers are set to square off in Monday Night Football betting action this week at Lambeau Field. But before you make your NFL picks for the big game on Monday, check out some of the great NFL betting trends that we have for the duel! Minnesota Vikings Notes: Don't count the Vikings totally out of this game automatica.....

  • NOVEMBER 12TH, 2011

    NFL Trends: New England Patriots @ New York Jets Betting Trends & Injury Report

    The New England Patriots and the New York Jets are set to square off in Sunday Night Football betting action this week at MetLife Stadium. But before you make your NFL picks for the big game on Sunday, check out some of the great NFL betting trends that we have for the duel! New England Patriots Notes: Are the Patriots really that good this year? That's the.....

  • NOVEMBER 12TH, 2011

    Heisman Trophy Odds Update (as of 11/11/11)

    Here at Bang the Book, we are beginning our update for the Heisman Trophy odds on a weekly basis. Here is our look through 10 weeks of play at some of the favorites as well as the odds to win the 2011 Heisman Trophy that can be found below... Andrew Luck, Stanford Cardinal: It really seems like a given right now that Luck is going to be claiming the Heisman.....

  • 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.....