Soccer Picks

  • JUNE 24TH, 2014

    World Cup Pick: United States vs Germany

    Even though United States head coach Jurgen Klinsmann says his team will play for the win in Thursday’s World Cup match against Germany, both teams would more than happy if the match ends up a draw, which would send the two squads to the knockout stage. A draw will have Germany as the group champion and the US would finish as the No. 2 team.Klinsmann a.....

  • JUNE 20TH, 2014

    US vs Portugal Free World Cup Pick

    Nothing does more for the popularity of soccer in the United States than seeing the team give a good showing in the World Cup and so far, it’s hard to argue with what the team has done, winning a thrilling 2-1 decision over Ghana in its opener. But things are about to get more difficult for the U.S. as they play a Portugal team that was humiliated in their.....

  • JUNE 12TH, 2014

    2014 World Cup Group Play Picks

    The World Cup will officially kick off on Thursday, June 12, and for the next two weeks all 32 teams will complete their group play portion of the tournament.  The knockout stage begins on June 28.One of the key matches in Group A will take place on Friday, when Cameroon and Mexico do battle. Bookmaker has Mexico -.5 (+125) while Cameroon is +.5 (-145)......

  • JUNE 11TH, 2014

    World Cup Betting Tips

    Bettors looking for an edge in the World Cup may be quick to find one when the first matches of the tournament are played. World Cup teams don’t play together very often and the oddsmakers are at a bit of a disadvantage when trying to assess each squad. Oddsmakers will typically rely on past history and qualifying play results, although those matches may h.....

  • DECEMBER 10TH, 2013

    2014 World Cup Odds

    We're still seven months away from kicking off the World Cup in Brazil, but last week was the World Cup draw, the most important part of this whole process. Join us today at Bang the Book as we take a look at which teams have the best and the worst draws and which have the most and least value as we head towards the biggest sporting event on the planet in 20.....

  • JUNE 29TH, 2013

    Brazil vs. Spain Confederations Cup Picks

    Matchup: Brazil vs. SpainDate/Time: June 30th, 6:00 p.m. ETTelevision: ESPNSoccer Betting Odds from WagerWeb SportsbookAsian Handicap: Brazil pk (-120)Total: 2.5 (Over +110)Two of the biggest powerhouses in the world are going to be squaring off in soccer betting action in the finale of the Confederations Cup on Sunday night, as Brazil takes on S.....

  • JUNE 29TH, 2013

    Uruguay vs. Italy Confederations Cup Picks

    Matchup: Uruguay vs. ItalyDate/Time: June 30th, 12:00 p.m. ETTelevision: ESPN3.comSoccer Betting Odds from WagerWeb SportsbookAsian Handicap: Uruguay pk (-125)Total: 2.5 (Over -130)Neither Uruguay nor Italy were able to ultimately make it all the way through the finale of the Confederations Cup, but both are going to be vying for third place on S.....

  • JUNE 26TH, 2013

    Spain vs. Italy Confederations Cup Picks

    Matchup: Spain vs. ItalyDate/Time: June 27th, 3:00 p.m. ETTelevision: ESPN3.comSoccer Betting Odds from WagerWeb SportsbookAsian Handicap: Spain -1.5 (+105)Total: 3 (Over +100)Two of the best European soccer nations in the world will collide in Brazil on Thursday in the second semifinal for the Confederations Cup, as Italy and Spain go to battle......

  • JUNE 26TH, 2013

    Brazil vs. Uruguay Confederations Cup Picks

    Matchup: Brazil vs. UruguayDate/Time: June 26th, 3:00 p.m. ETTelevision: ESPN3.comSoccer Betting Odds from WagerWeb SportsbookAsian Handicap: Brazil -1.5 (+100)Total: 3 (Over -115)Just four remain in the Confederations Cup, and on Wednesday, the first of the two semifinals will take place in what could be a remarkable match, as Brazil will duke i.....

  • JUNE 23RD, 2013

    Spain vs. Nigeria Confederations Cup Picks

    Matchup: Spain vs. Nigeria Date/Time: June 23rd, 3:00 p.m. ET Television: ESPN Soccer Betting Odds from WagerWeb Sportsbook Asian Handicap: Spain -1.5 and -2 (-101) Total: 2.5 and 3 (Over -112) A win or draw for Spain gives them first place in Group B, while at this point Nigeria realistically needs a win to have any hope of making it into the semi-finals of.....

  • JUNE 21ST, 2013

    Brazil vs. Italy Confederations Cup Picks

    Matchup: Brazil vs. Italy Date/Time: June 22nd, 3:00 p.m. ET Television: ESPN3.com Soccer Betting Odds from BetCRIS Asian Handicap: Brazil -0.5 and -1 (-120) Total: 2.5 Although Italy's titillating 4-3 win over Japan on Wednesday, locked in who is moving in and who is going home out of Group A, the prospect of Brazil playing Italy is too good to pass up. Tun.....

  • JUNE 19TH, 2013

    Brazil vs. Mexico Confederations Cup Pick

    Matchup: Brazil vs. Mexico Date/Time: June 19th, 3:00 p.m. ET Television: ESPN3.com Soccer Betting Odds from WagerWeb Sportsbook Asian Handicap: Brazil -1 and -1.5 (-106) Total: 2.5 and 3 (Over -114) On Wednesday afternoon , we begin the second fixtures of the group stage for the eight teams vying for the Confederations Cup. The soccer betting odds show Braz.....