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BettorIQ’s MLB Betting Preview: Colorado Rockies

BettorIQ continues with its 2020 MLB betting previews. Over the course of the next few months, we will be breaking down all 30 teams from a betting perspective. Colorado Rockies 2019 Record: 71-91 2019 Profits: -11.2 units 2020 Win Total: 73 (based on 162-game season) 2020 Odds to Win NL West: +4800 2020 Odds to […]

By: Nolan Comar

BettorIQ’s MLB Betting Preview: Atlanta Braves

BettorIQ continues with its 2020 MLB betting previews. Over the course of the next few months, we will be breaking down all 30 teams from a betting perspective. Atlanta Braves 2019 Record: 97-65 2019 Profits: +13.6 units 2020 Win Total: 90.5 (based on 162-game season) 2020 Odds to Win NL East: +155 2020 Odds to […]

By: Michael Terry

NFL Betting: Evaluating Strength of Schedule for the 2020 Season 

Circa Sportsbook recently released their NFL season win totals for the 2020 campaign. That gives bettors an opportunity to objectively evaluate the strength of schedule for all 32 NFL teams. Strength of schedule is often miscalculated by the media, as most tend to utilize last season’s win-loss records. Those records don’t take into account the variance in outcomes (point differentials that […]

By: Eric Waz

Tips for Handicapping a Shortened MLB Season

As of now, it appears that Major League Baseball will play in 2020 albeit using an abbreviated schedule. Memorial Day is being discussed as a target date which offers the chance to play as many as 125 regular season games and a postseason that runs into late October. Should the start date be later, which […]

By: Nolan Comar

Handicapping NFL Offseason Quarterback Changes: Tom Brady

After analyzing Philip Rivers, Teddy Bridgewater, and Nick Foles, we close out our NFL quarterback free agent coverage with Tampa Bay’s acquisition of Tom Brady.  The long awaited news of where Tom Brady would play football this coming season was finalized last Friday as the future Hall of Famer officially signed to play for Tampa […]

By: Cris Sterling

MLB Handicapping: How 2020’s Rule Changes Will Impact Bettors

MLB has implemented a handful of rule changes for the upcoming season. They include batter minimums for relief pitchers, roster limits, and injury lists. Let’s take a look at how we should approach them from a betting perspective. Three-Batter Minimum – All pitchers must face at least three batters or pitch until the inning comes […]

By: Nolan Comar

College Football Betting: Eddie Walls Ranks 2020’s Head Coaching Hires Part I

For college football bettors, the offseason is where the real work begins. The training grounds of February through August are restless times for me. The studying of new coaches, the constant shifting of transfer portals, and the expanding universe of assistants is never ending. This offseason has featured some of the wildest head coaching hires […]

By: Eddie Walls

Handicapping NFL Offseason Quarterback Changes: Nick Foles

This is the third of a four-part series of articles detailing the immediate handicapping impact of the NFL quarterback moves during the first week of free agency. To read the article on Philip Rivers, click here. For the article on Teddy Bridgewater, click here.  The 2013 NFL season seems like ages ago. Chip Kelly was a head coach at the […]

By: Cris Sterling

BettorIQ’s MLB Betting Preview: Cleveland Indians

Today continues BettorIQ’s 2020 MLB betting previews. Over the course of the next few months, we will be breaking down all 30 teams from a betting perspective. Cleveland Indians 2019 Record: 93-69 2019 Profits: -4.1 units 2020 Win Total: 86 (based on 162-game season) 2020 Odds to Win AL Central: +345 2020 Odds to Win […]

By: Nolan Comar

Tips on How to Bet College Football Regular Season Win Totals

Regular season wins offer an opportunity to invest in teams before the season, and those investments sometimes have tremendous ROIs. College football regular season win totals are a completely different animal than the NFL. For one, the amount of roster and coaching turnover year-to-year is much greater. Plus there are far more teams, which can […]

By: Andrew Lange

Handicapping NFL Offseason Quarterback Changes: Teddy Bridgewater

This is the second of a four-part series of articles detailing the immediate handicapping impact of the NFL quarterback moves during the first week of free agency. To read the first article on Philip Rivers, click here.  After agreeing to a three-year deal for $20 million per season, Teddy Bridgewater will be the starting quarterback in Carolina. Bridgewater’s story is […]

By: Cris Sterling

Handicapping NFL Offseason Quarterback Changes: Philip Rivers

It would not be controversial to say that the most important job in all of sports is the NFL quarterback. Given that, when there is this much movement in such a short period of time at the position, it is wise for us sports bettors to understand potential positive and negative impacts as quickly as possible. By my count, there […]

By: Cris Sterling

BettorIQ’s MLB Betting Preview: Baltimore Orioles

Today marks the first of BettorIQ’s 2020 MLB betting previews. Over the course of the next few months, we will be breaking down all 30 teams from a betting perspective. Baltimore Orioles 2019 Record: 54-108 2019 Profits: -18.5 units 2020 Win Total: 56.5 (based on 162-game season) 2020 Odds to Win AL East: +35000 2020 […]

By: Andrew Lange

NFL Betting: AFC East Odds Shift Following Brady’s Departure

With Tom Brady officially announcing that he will not be returning to the Patriots on Tuesday, my first thought was Joe Montana in a Chiefs uniform and Michael Jordan in a Wizards jersey. Similar to those Hall of Famers, seeing Brady playing for a different team will just feel…strange. However, my very next thought was what this means for the AFC […]

By: Cris Sterling

NFL Betting: Offseason Trade Market Heats Up Despite Coronavirus

The NFL has consistently demonstrated the ability to take over the sports calendar year-round. Whether it be their combine in February, the draft in April, training camps in the spring and summer, or what we experienced yesterday on their first day of the league calendar, as they officially opened up the free agency and trade floodgates. NFL, you certainly have our attention!  I will […]

By: Cris Sterling

Don’t Let the Coronavirus Keep You From Becoming a Better Sports Bettor

I think we can all agree, the coronavirus sucks. And its unlikely to stop sucking anytime soon. For full-time sports bettors, there aren’t many times throughout the calendar year where there isn’t something to bet on and/or prepare to bet on in the coming weeks. Football season cranks up in August, overlaps with basketball, and […]

By: Andrew Lange

UFC Fight Night 170 Betting Preview

One of the few remaining sporting events left, UFC Fight Night 170 will go as scheduled in Brazil on Saturday. While there will be no fans present due to the recent coronavirus outbreak, this is still a stacked card from top to bottom that features a lot of exciting fighters. Lightweight: Francisco Trinaldo (24-7) -170 […]

By: Brandon Wittmeyer

College Basketball Conference Tournament Value Bets

We’re just a few days away from Selection Sunday and that means it is time for the bigger conference tournaments to begin. Move over Atlantic Sun and Summit, it is time for the big boys to get started (minus the Ivy League). Here are a few teams from some big conferences that provide bettors with […]

By: Brandon Wittmeyer

College Basketball Betting: Atlantic-10 Conference Tournament Preview

The Atlantic-10 Conference Tournament begins tonight at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. All 14 teams in the league will participate, with the top four seeds earning double byes and four teams squaring off in the opening round. Dayton is the odds-on favorite at close to -200. The Flyers are likely a #1 seed in the NCAA Tournament, unless they stub their toe in their first A-10 Tournament […]

By: Eric Waz

College Basketball Betting: Big East Tournament Preview

The Big East Tournament, one of college basketball’s premier events, takes over Madison Square Garden starting tonight, with a pair of play-in games. This year’s conference is crowded at the top, with Creighton, Villanova, and Seton Hall all earning a share of the regular season crown at 13-5 in conference play. Let’s take a look […]

By: Michael Terry

College Basketball Betting: Big Ten Tournament Preview

To explain the depth of the Big Ten conference this season, there is no need to look any further than the fact that the number one seed (Wisconsin) is the ninth most probable team to win the end of season tournament (sitting at around 10-1, depending on the sportsbook). A conference that will likely place 10 […]

By: Cris Sterling

College Basketball Betting: Conference-USA Tournament Preview

The unique aspect of this year’s Conference-USA tournament is that there are two courts in the Ford Center at the Star in Frisco, Texas. First round games will begin only 30 minutes apart so two games will be going on at once. All four first round games and through the quarterfinals will use this format […]

By: Micah Joe

College Basketball Betting: American Athletic Conference Tournament Preview

Fort Worth is the backdrop for the 2020 American Athletic Conference Tournament. Under former head coach Mike Cronin, Cincinnati took home the last two titles. This year’s AAC tournament has arguably more at stake than any other conference. The Houston Cougars appear to be the only team that has solidified a Field of 68 berth. […]

By: Micah Joe

College Basketball Betting: PAC-12 Tournament Preview

For the eighth straight year, the PAC-12 Tournament heads to Las Vegas where 11 games will take place over four days. The top four seeds all received a first round bye and will await the winners of the four opening round games. Last year broke a string of five straight tournaments where the no. 1 […]

By: Andrew Lange

College Basketball Betting: SEC Tournament Preview

After playing at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis in 2019, the SEC Tournament returns to Nashville. Kentucky had its streak of four tournament titles snapped last season as fifth seed Auburn won four games in four days to take home the title. All 14 teams participate with two play-in games on Wednesday. The top […]

By: Advantage Group

College Basketball Betting: Big Sky Conference Tournament Preview

All 11 Big Sky teams will do battle at this year’s conference tournament in Boise, Idaho starting Wednesday. The bottom six teams play in the first round while the top five seeds have a first round bye. The Big Sky was much stronger this season with as many as eight teams vying for a winning […]

By: Andrew Lange

College Basketball Betting: Big 12 Tournament Preview

For the 11th straight year, the Big 12 Tournament will take place at the Sprint Center in Kansas City starting Wednesday. There are two play-in games featuring the bottom four seeds. Favorite – Kansas not only rolled to a 17-1 conference record and the top seed but the Jayhawks are a lock to earn a […]

By: Andrew Lange

College Basketball Betting: ACC Tournament Preview

The opening round of the ACC Tournament gets underway on Tuesday in Greensboro, N.C. with two play-in games. Fourteen teams will participate (Georgia Tech was banned from the postseason) with the top four seeds (Florida State, Duke, Virginia, and Louisville) earning byes through the quarterfinals. Over the last three years, only once has the no. […]

By: Advantage Group

Brandon Wittmeyer’s UFC 248 Betting Preview 

This weekend’s UFC 248 features a solid betting card including two title fights. Let’s take a look at some of the key bouts including the main event, Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero. Neil Magny (21-7) vs. Li Jingliang (17-5) -180  Neil Magny has logged a lot of fights in a short period of time in […]

By: Brandon Wittmeyer

College Basketball Betting: Sun Belt Conference Tournament Preview

The Sun Belt Conference altered its tournament format last year giving the one and two seeds a bye to the semifinals. The early rounds will be played at the home arena of the highest seed. The seven through ten seeds begin play in round one with the winners moving on to the next set of […]

By: Micah Joe