• MAY 31ST, 2011

    French Open Preview: Maria Sharapova vs. Andrea Petkovic Picks

    One of the up and coming stars of the WTA Tour has her grandest opportunity to earn some silverware, but there are still three rounds still to play for No. 15 Andrea Petkovic. Her quarterfinals French Open betting affair comes against No. 7 Maria Sharapova, whom many think is the favorite on the French Open betting lin.....

  • MAY 31ST, 2011

    French Open Preview: Na Li vs. Victoria Azarenka Picks

    Two of the top three seeds that are still left standing on the women's side of French Open betting action are going to square off on Wednesday, as No. 4 Victoria Azarenka and No. 6 Na Li. Li finally took her spot on center stage in a Grand Slam event as a finalist at the Australian Open, but she has yet to find hersel.....

  • MAY 31ST, 2011

    2011 NHL Stanley Cup Finals Preview – Boston Bruins vs. Vancouver Canucks

    The Eastern Conference Champion Boston Bruins square-off against the Western Conference Champion Vancouver Canucks in this season’s best-of-seven Stanley Cup Finals. The first two games will be at BCPlace Stadium in Vancouver starting this Wednesday night. The series then shifts 2200 miles east to the TD Garden in Bo.....

  • MAY 31ST, 2011

    2011 NBA Finals Preview

    The NBA Finals get underway this Tuesday night when the Dallas Mavericks take on the Miami Heat in Game 1 of a best-of-seven series. The first two games of this series will be played at the American Airlines Arena in Miami. It will then shift to the American Airlines Center in Dallas for games three, four, and five (if.....

  • MAY 31ST, 2011

    NBA Betting Finals Picks: Dallas Mavericks vs. Miami Heat Game 1 Predictions

    The NBA Finals are finally here, and here at Bang the Book, we have all of our NBA Finals picks for the first game of what should be a great series between the Miami Heat and the Dallas Mavericks The Mavs have had an absolutely amazing postseason. This has been a postseason of overcoming the NBA odds for Dallas. This w.....

  • MAY 31ST, 2011

    MLB Free Picks: San Francisco Giants vs. St. Louis Cardinals Pick 5/31/11

    Division leaders lock horns on Tuesday night for ESPN's baseball betting battle of the day, as the San Francisco Giants (29-24) take on the St. Louis Cardinals (32-23) at Busch Stadium, with the first pitch coming at 7:05 ET. This has been lousy period in San Fran's season, as the G-Men have lost five out of seven sin.....

  • MAY 31ST, 2011

    French Open Betting Preview: Gael Monfils vs. Roger Federer Predictions

    Two of the most promising men on the ATP Tour square off in French Open betting action on Tuesday afternoon on Court Philippe Chatrier, as No. 9 Gael Monfils hopes to represent his country well in a duel against one of the top players ever in the history of the sport, No. 3 Roger Federer. Monfils is one of the most ex.....

  • MAY 31ST, 2011

    French Open Picks: Svetlana Kuznetsova vs. Marion Bartoli Predictions

    Upsets have been the theme all over the women's bracket in French Open betting action, and a pair of double digit seeds are going to have it at on Tuesday afternoon on the clay courts of Roland Garros, as No. 13 Svetlana Kuznetsova takes on No. 11 Marion Bartoli. Always a bridesmaid, but so rarely a bride. That's been.....

  • MAY 30TH, 2011

    French Open Picks: Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova vs. Francesca Schiavone Predictions

    We're down to just eight women left standing in French Open betting action, and we have two of the best out there that are going to be having at it on Tuesday morning on Court Philippe Chatrier. No. 14 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova will take on the defending champion of this event, No. 5 Francesca Schiavone. This is unchar.....

  • MAY 30TH, 2011

    Jim Tressel Resigns From Ohio State Buckeyes, Luke Fickell To Take Over

    This has been a heck of an offseason for the Ohio State Buckeyes and for Head Coach Jim Tressel, but all of it has finally come to a close on Monday. The former Buckeyes man in charge has officially stepped down. Tressel has been at Ohio State since 2001. Before that, he was the head coach at Youngstown State, but bef.....

  • MAY 28TH, 2011

    MLB Pick: Phillies vs. Mets

    Philadelphia Phillies (32-19) vs. New York Mets (23-27) MLB Betting LinesMoneyline: Phillies (-150) Mets (+140)Over/Under: 7Starting Pitchers: Phillies (Hamels) vs. Mets (Pelfrey)The Philadelphia Phillies scored three runs in the ninth and held off a Mets comeback attempt in the bottom of the .....

  • MAY 27TH, 2011

    Free MLB Picks: San Francisco Giants vs. Milwaukee Brewers Pick 5/27/11

    One of the hottest teams in baseball take on the defending champs in MLB betting action on Friday night at Miller Park, and the MLB Network will be there with live coverage of the game. The San Francisco Giants will try to derail the Milwaukee Brewers in a game that will get underway at 8:10 ET. It's sad to think that.....