• AUGUST 1ST, 2014

    BangTheBook.com Preseason Top 25: #9 Baylor Bears

    The Preseason AP Top 25 poll won’t come out until next month, but here at BangTheBook.com, we’re giving you a Top 25 from a betting perspective. Using power ratings to determine the top 25 teams in college football, readers will have the opportunity to look at what the preseason Top 25 might look like if designed b.....

  • AUGUST 1ST, 2014

    Friday Night MLB on MLB Network Picks

    The calendar flips to August as the non-waiver trade deadline left a lot of teams shifting pieces and parts around in hopes of improving for the stretch run or improving for the future. A couple of games will be broadcast on MLB Network on Friday night with regional coverage for Seattle at Baltimore and New York at Bos.....

  • JULY 31ST, 2014

    MLB Betting Trends for Series Starting 7/31 and 8/1

    The calendar is turning over to August. Baseball is the only game in town right now, and the pennant races will heat up as the month moves along. The two best records in baseball are from two teams in the AL West. Oakland has the best record, but the Los Angeles Angels aren’t far behind. Not many could have seen this.....

  • JULY 31ST, 2014

    MLB Pick of the Day: July 31, 2014

    MLB Pick of the Day Record: 65-62-2 -412 units GAME: Seattle Mariners at Cleveland Indians DATE/TIME: Thursday, July 31 – 7:05 PM EST WHERE: OProgressive Field, Cleveland, Ohio PITCHING MATCHUP: SEA - Chris Young (R) vs CLE - Zach McAllister (R) LATEST ODDS: Cleveland -135 Total 8.5 The Seattle Mari.....

  • JULY 31ST, 2014

    BangTheBook.com Preseason Top 25: #8 Auburn Tigers

    The Preseason AP Top 25 poll won’t come out until next month, but here at BangTheBook.com, we’re giving you a Top 25 from a betting perspective. Using power ratings to determine the top 25 teams in college football, readers will have the opportunity to look at what the preseason Top 25 might look like if designed b.....

  • JULY 31ST, 2014

    Thursday Night MLB on MLB Network Picks

    Fans will be treated to regional action on Thursday night as MLB Network will have two games running simultaneously. Depending on your location, you will either be treated to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at the Baltimore Orioles or the Cincinnati Reds at the Miami Marlins. Matchup: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.....

  • JULY 30TH, 2014

    Free MLB Picks: July 30 2014

    The Major League Baseball season is winding down and the novice handicapper has to work extremely hard to find an edge when betting on late season baseball games. While every game deserves hard work to uncover a winner, this time of year can be particularly challenging with players changing teams leading up to the trad.....

  • JULY 30TH, 2014

    BangTheBook.com Preseason Top 25: #7 USC Trojans

    The Preseason AP Top 25 poll won’t come out until next month, but here at BangTheBook.com, we’re giving you a Top 25 from a betting perspective. Using power ratings to determine the top 25 teams in college football, readers will have the opportunity to look at what the preseason Top 25 might look like if designed b.....

  • JULY 30TH, 2014

    ESPN Wednesday Night MLB Pick: Angels at Orioles

    Matchup: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Baltimore Orioles Date/Time: July 30, 7:05 p.m., ET TV: ESPN MLB Betting Odds From 5Dimes Sportsbook Probable Starters: LAA: Garrett Richards (11-3, 2.62) v. BAL: Kevin Gausman (4-3, 3.67) Moneyline: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim -122 Total: 8.5 -+105/-125 .....

  • JULY 30TH, 2014

    MLB Betting: Week 17 MLB Thoughts – How Strikeouts Affect MLB Betting

    Baseball statistics are meant to be viewed and analyzed over a large sample size, even though the game itself is broken down into individual matchups. Countless times we see good hitters fail to get the job done in key spots of the game or elite closers that buckle under the pressure of a one-run lead. Most of these st.....