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Joe Fortenbaugh let's you in on a little secret that handicappers and stat-heads have been wise to for years. If you're sizing up NFL season win totals in the weeks before kickoff, you'll want to get familiar with “Pythagorean expectation", especially as it pertains to these three teams and their 2017 season win odds.
The NFL season is almost here. Football bettors should follow this simple check list before the schedule kicks off to prepare themselves for going one-on-one with the bookmakers.
Every other week, we will dive into the Covers Community ‘Systems & Strategies Forum’ looking for the most interesting and profitable betting systems to feature and share. This week we look at an MLB betting system that produces wins but requires discipline from those who employ it.
Preseason NFL action opens this week and sportsbooks in Las Vegas are bracing for a one-on-one battle with Sin City wiseguys, who look to beat bookies to the punch when it comes to info on starters and quarterback rotation. We talk to Jeff Stoneback about the challenges of booking NFL preseason games.
It is always important to know the game-time forecast for any football event you’re betting on and understand how those weather conditions can affect the betting odds and the overall outcome. Here are some tips and tactics when it comes to handicapping the weather for the football betting odds.
Having a winning college football betting campaign starts in the offseason. We're inside The Still at The Mirage Las Vegas talking to Covers Experts' Jesse Schule about what he does in the summer that helps win his NCAA football bets in the fall.
Football is a unique sport in the way that it's scored, which produces a set of key margins. Football bettors need to be able to recognize these key numbers and know how to handicap their bets around them. Covers Experts' Steve Merril shows you how to handle the NFL's key numbers.
Baseball betting changes drastically after the MLB All-Star break. While the process stays the same, there are some unique factors in play that can make or break your bets in July, August and September. Find out how to safely bet the second half of the MLB season.
The coaching carousel is always spinning in the "win now" NFL. Ashton Grewal narrows those sideline moves down to four key coaching moves that could impact your NFL bets this upcoming season. Make sure you know who is calling the plays before you make yours.
No matter the sport, bettors can find situational edges – also known as spot bets – throughout the course of a season. These unique situations sometimes influence the outcome of a game, beyond the just the two teams and how they matchup, and can give you an edge at the sportsbook.
When it comes to MLB betting, there's no shortage of advanced stats and analytics to pull in-depth info from. But if all that number crunching makes your head spin, here are six basic baseball stats that will help make you a smarter baseball bettor when handicapping the MLB odds.
The elements can have a huge say in your baseball bets. Be it rain, wind, cold or heat. MLB bettors should always keep a close eye on the weather report and use these helpful tips and tactics to gain an edge on the diamond, from April to October.
One of the best kept secrets among sharp baseball bettors is using MLB home plate umpire stats when researching their daily wagers. And Covers is one of the few outlets to find these certain stats – especially as they pertain to the MLB betting odds.
Surviving the first two months of the MLB season with your bankroll intact can be about as tough a task as getting Cooperstown to acknowledge Alex Rodriguez's records. If you’re among the many with their baseball bets on life support, we’re dialing 911 before it’s too late.
Navigating the early baseball schedule is one of the toughest tasks for sports bettors and in order to help you survive April and May we’ve asked some of Covers Experts’ sharpest MLB handicappers to share their best tips for betting early-season baseball:
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is determined to increase the pace of NFL football games. As he adds tweaks to the rulebook in order to reduce downtime on the field, the obvious question is how will these changes impact our wagers.
With the NBA season almost finished, plenty of teams outside of the playoff picture are shutting down their top talents and tanking for a better shot at a high draft pick. We talk to Jeff Stoneback, manager of the Mirage sportsbook, about how oddsmakers treat those NBA teams in the tank.
Whether you’re new to the sports betting scene or you’re a veteran of many a Madness, our "NCAAB March Madness Betting Bible" will come in handy over the next three weeks. Jason Logan handicaps NCAA droughts, experience versus talent, and the top tournament coaches.
Whether you’re new to the sports betting scene or you’re a veteran of many a Madness, our "NCAAB March Madness Betting Bible" will come in handy over the next three weeks. Jason Logan handicaps momentum, strength of schedule, and tournament travel in Book I.
Whether you’re wagering on NCAA games or filling out a tournament bracket, spotting Cinderella before the clock strikes midnight is the road to riches. Jason Logan tells you just how to slip that glass slipper on potential Cinderella teams with Book III of his "March Madness Betting Bible".