So Long Elton Brand

Philadelphia 76ers forward Elton Brand is retiring from the NBA, the 17-year veteran announced last Thursday. Following the announcement, which came on the heels of the Sixers’ final preseason game, the team requested waivers on Brand. In 1999, the Chicago Bulls drafted the Duke standout with the number one overall pick. That year, he earned […]

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Will the Oakland Raiders Move to Sin City ?

When and if the Oakland Raiders move to Las Vegas, there will be opposing sides pushing their weight around this proposal. Perhaps the sports books will post a line with a yes or no bet. I would guess no -150 and yes +130. Only in Las Vegas ! Will 75% of the 32 NFL owners […]

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Sports Betting Revolution

What If the sports betting line or spread was established by three sports advisory companies without collusion or previous knowledge of each others numbers! This number or point spread usually comes from one Sports Advisory Group. This number is sold or distributed to the sports betting outlets online and the legal sports books in Nevada. […]

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What is Real Spread Betting?

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  What is spread betting? Most sports bettors refer to an NFL or college game handicap as the spread. But that word is very different in other world betting markets. The UK uses a betting platform called “spread betting” and is not the same as the US format. How is a betting spread created? US […]

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An NFL Perspective from Last Week in London, UK

The NFL Season is Back in London, UK Again! I am sure all the NFL bettors were aware of the early Sunday game in London, England. It was a 9:30am EST start. Why does the NFL brass schedule a game in London every season? Is the NFL testing the waters for an international franchise? But […]

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Betting on NFL Game Popularity

Betting on NFL games is a weekend ritual that dominates the American landscape. With all the ugly news from around the world, the NFL product is a much needed escape. Not only do the fans watch their teams in action, the popularity of betting on NFL games is the main factor of engagement. From the […]

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Betting on Football for Fun and Profit

Sports betting is a growth industry. The amount of money wagered on sports has increased over the years to new heights. Total bets set new records each year. National and world-wide growth is astounding considering estimates in the hundreds of billions of dollars (around 400 billion by 2017). The demand and money totals will surpass […]

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Using NFL Betting Trends for Profit

NFL betting trends are a good indicator to find a hidden weakness or a pattern of elevated performance. A good trend shows a direction in which a team or player is playing above expectations. An early trend is usually not on the book`s radar until the first five weeks of the season. An early trend […]

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Betting Beyond the NFL Spread

  NFL statistics are numbers and parts of the betting selection process Why do most sports bettors analyze games with so much information overload that they lose sight of the overall direction of the game?  The parts that are constantly used to uncover some relevant edge are grouped into a statistical pool of numbers and […]

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When a Books Number is Stuck and Vulnerable

How to Bet NFL Weak and Soft Totals Most NFL bettors don`t realize how vulnerable and weak all books are to putting up a number that is stuck either way. Being stuck on a number is a big advantage for a smart bettor. The books post many numbers for you to decipher. They hope you […]

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