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Brazil vs. Spain Confederations Cup Picks

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 Spain.

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Handicapping the MLB Odds: Umpire Report for May 24th, 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.

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NFL Betting Strategies: Throwing in the Towel

It is the point in the NFL season where certain teams are just waiting for the season to wind down so they can get it over with. Several of these teams were on display in Week 15 and if a handicapper can point them out it will turn into a big payday into the future.

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NFL Super Contest Picks From the Las Vegas Hilton Week 15

The NFL Super contest is winding down but there is no clear winner as several handicappers are still vying to be known as the best football handicapper in the world. With a tight leaderboard things got much more interesting this week as this is the first week of the min-contest held at the end of the year.

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NFL Super Contest Picks From the Las Vegas Hilton Week 14

The NFL Super Contest is not disappointing this season as some of the best football  handicappers in the world is facing off to hold the title as the best handicapper in the world. Every year the LV Hilton holds the …

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NFL Week 14 Injury Report

When it comes to betting on football there is no piece of information as crucial as the injury report. The injury report lists in detail the players that are banged up heading into the week. One player could make all the difference on the field as teams can suffer a super setback without a pivotal player on the field.

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SEC Football Week 7 Handicapping Guide

While No.1 Alabama remained idle last week there was a major shake-up in the SEC as a result of a couple of upsets. South Carolina moved up to No.3 in the latest AP poll with its dominating victory over Georgia, which is now No.14. Florida made an even bigger jump to No.4 after beating LSU. The Tigers fell from fourth to No.9. Mississippi State moved-up a couple of spots to No.19 and Texas A&M entered the rankings at No.22 to give the conference seven teams in the Top 25.

The following is a look at a couple of the top matchups for Week 7 in the SEC along with betting lines as provided by 5Dimes.

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The Insider’s Handicapping Guide to the NBA Playoffs

The Insider’s Handicapping Guide to the NBA Playoffs The quest for this season’s NBA Championship got underway this weekend with four first-round matchups in both the Eastern and Western Conference. The following is few betting trends for each of the …

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Big Fella on course for National bid

A return visit to Aintree for the John Smith’s Grand National has been top of the agenda for Big Fella Thanks ever since his fine effort in finishing sixth in the race in 2009, writes Elliot Slater.

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Kalahari hot for Champion glory

If, as trainer Ferdy Murphy suggested, Kalahari King was not 100 per cent fit going into last Saturday’s big handicap chase at Doncaster, then his rivals for next month’s Queen Mother Champion Chase must be wondering if they can cope with this fast improving performer, writes Elliot Slater.

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