• JUNE 29TH, 2013

    Handicapping the MLB Odds: Umpire Report for June 29th, 2013

    Batter up! Umpires do a heck of a lot more than just call balls and strikes. Each one of those calls has an effect on how the end result of a game pans out. Join us today at Bang the Book, as we look at some of the most notable trends involving umpires thus far this season.Today, we're going to take a look at some of.....

  • 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 C.....

  • 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 ar.....

  • JUNE 29TH, 2013

    Tigers vs. Rays Picks 6/29/13

    Matchup:Detroit Tigers vs. Tampa Bay RaysDate/Time: June 29th, 7:15 PM ETTelevision: FOXMLB Betting Odds from BetOnline SportsbookProbable Starters: Verlander (Detroit) vs. Archer (Tampa Bay)Moneyline: Tigers -142Total: 8The Detroit Tigers are looking to continue to extend their lead in the AL Central on .....

  • JUNE 29TH, 2013

    Brewers vs. Pirates Picks 6/29/13

    Matchup:Milwaukee Brewers vs. Pittsburgh PiratesDate/Time: June 29th, 7:15 PM ETTelevision: FOXMLB Betting Odds from BetOnline SportsbookProbable Starters: Hand (Milwaukee) vs. Liriano (Pittsburgh)Moneyline: Pirates -170Total: 7.5The Pittsburgh Pirates are the hottest team in baseball, as they have won se.....

  • JUNE 28TH, 2013

    MLB Pick: San Francisco Giants vs. Colorado Rockies

    Matchup: San Francisco Giants vs. Colorado Rockies Date/Time: Friday, June 28, 8:40 p.m. (ET) Television: ESPN2 MLB Betting Odds: VietBet Money Line: San Francisco (+136)   Colorado (-146) Total Line: 10                    Game Overview The Giants bring a four-game losing streak into Game 1 of this.....

  • JUNE 28TH, 2013

    BangTheBook Sports Betting Report June 28th-30th

    A look at the Aaron Hernandez fallout and what it means to betting on the New England Patriots season win total, odds to win the AFC East and the Superbowl. Preview of the Cincinnati Reds and Texas Rangers, plus free MLB Pick on ESPN Sunday night baseball......

  • JUNE 28TH, 2013

    MLB Trends for Series Starting 6/27 and 6/28

    How much sense does this make? The Angels can’t seem to beat anyone except the Detroit Tigers. The Angels finished off their second three-game sweep of the Tigers (who happen to be the oddsmakers favorite to win the World Series) early Thursday afternoon. This weekend’s schedule has a lot of interesting matchups. D.....

  • JUNE 28TH, 2013

    Top 10 NFL Teams That Could Be ATS Surprises

    Each year in the NFL, there are a few teams that overachieve drastically, and a few that underachieve and cost bettors big time bucks. Below are the Top 10 teams that we think could ultimately be teams that cover at least nine or 10 games this season, if not even more when push comes to shove.1: Denver Broncos - The .....

  • JUNE 27TH, 2013

    MLB Betting – Best MLB Run-Line Teams (6/27/13)

    Little known fact: Over 29% of all MLB games are decided by a single run! All too often, when we see a team's moneyline record, it doesn't necessarily correspond with its record on the run-line, and the differences have the tendency of being quite drastic. Join us today, as we dissect how some of the best teams have do.....

  • JUNE 27TH, 2013

    MLB Pick: Toronto Blue Jays vs. Boston Red Sox

    Matchup: Toronto Blue Jays vs. Boston Red Sox Thursday, June 27, 7:10 p.m. (ET) Television: MLB Extra Innings MLB Betting Odds: VietBet Money Line: Toronto (+157)   Boston (-167) Total Line: 10                    Game Overview The Blue Jays recently reeled-off 11 straight wins to climb back in the .....

  • JUNE 26TH, 2013

    Top 10 NFL Offenses to Watch for the 2013 Season

    The new wave of the NFL is to throw the ball all over the field and hope to hold teams down to a small enough number of points to win games. Some of the best teams in the league have had some tremendous offenses over the course of the last few years, and it's not a shock that every team that averaged at least 27 .....