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  • AUGUST 19TH, 2014

    College Football News & Notes: August 19

    Injuries and suspensions are part of the lead-up to any college football season, but it truly seems like the months of July and August have been particularly busy on those two fronts. Adjust your power ratings accordingly. ACC A team without weaknesses has at least one minor question mark. Florida State will be without sophomore wide receiver Isaiah Jo.....

  • AUGUST 19TH, 2014

    NFL Preseason Week 3 System Pick

    Week No. 3 of the NFL preseason is often thought of as the dress rehearsal for opening week, as many teams will play their starters for a half, but large favorites have done poorly going just 6-13 the past 10 seasons. Small favorites of 2.5 points or less have done exceptionally well the past few seasons and are on a 10-1 ATS run. Also worthy of note is t.....

  • AUGUST 19TH, 2014

    The Money Down: August 19

    The term “Money Down” in football is another name for third down. This is the down that needs to be converted if teams want to succeed. For those that like to bet on football, information is the Money Down. The right information can make the difference in winning or losing. Leading up to the start of the regular season I will deliver a daily article a.....

  • AUGUST 18TH, 2014

    Free MLB Picks: August 19, 2014

    When betting on baseball there is always tremendous value in betting an underdog. If a baseball handicapper can successfully bet on underdogs they can expect a profit in baseball even if they have a record below .500. Tonight’s picks focus on how to find an underdog that could pay off big time. Here are the Free MLB Picks for Tuesday August 19th Cinc.....

  • AUGUST 18TH, 2014

    BangTheBook.com College Football Podcast: The ACC Preview

    Our excellent preseason coverage continued at BangTheBook.com today with the latest recording of the College Football Podcast to talk about the ACC. That means that all of the power five conferences have been covered on podcasts so far this preseason. Monday’s ACC show covered all 14 teams as the Florida State Seminoles are a heavy favorite, leaving a lot .....

  • AUGUST 18TH, 2014

    College Football Top 25 Comparisons

    The AP Top 25 poll came out on Sunday, right as we were finishing up our Top 25 countdown here at BangTheBook.com. With the USA Today Coaches’ Poll that came out earlier next week, we can use all three polls to potentially find some value early on in the college football season. Understand that Joe Public bettors will be influenced by things like the To.....

  • AUGUST 17TH, 2014

    NFL Preseason Betting: Cleveland Browns at Washington Redskins

    Matchup: Cleveland Browns at Washington Redskins Date/Time: August 18, 8:00 p.m. ET TV: ESPN NFL Betting Odds From BetDSI Sportsbook Spread: Washington -2.5 Total: 41.5 The Cleveland Browns still aren’t sure who will start at quarterback when the regular season begins, while the Washington Redskins are concerned with their starter. In the.....

  • AUGUST 16TH, 2014

    NFL Preseason Betting: Denver Broncos at San Francisco 49ers

    Matchup: Denver Broncos at San Francisco 49ers Date/Time: August 17, 4:00 p.m. ET TV: NFL Network NFL Betting Odds From BetDSI Sportsbook Spread: San Francisco -3 Total: 40 The Denver Broncos took very little solace in their preseason opening win over the Seattle Seahawks, just six months after they were hammered in Super Bowl XLVIII. The S.....

  • AUGUST 15TH, 2014

    NFL Preseason Betting: Baltimore Ravens at Dallas Cowboys

    Matchup: Baltimore Ravens at Dallas Cowboys Date/Time: August 16, 7:00 p.m. ET TV: NFL Network NFL Betting Odds From BetDSI Sportsbook Spread: Baltimore -1 Total: 42 The Baltimore Ravens and Dallas Cowboys couldn’t have had more different results in their preseason openers. The Ravens held the 49ers to three points in a 23-3 victory, whil.....

  • AUGUST 15TH, 2014

    MLB Season Win Totals Update

    Prior to the start of the MLB season, I ran a 30-team MLB Win Total series, covering all 30 teams in depth. Each article was around 2,000 words or more and it covered everything from hitting to pitching to defense, the best and worst-case scenarios, and any free agent acquisitions that were going to have an impact. Midway through the month of August is a .....