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Sports Article Page Baseball Pitchers: A Different Breed
Jim Feist - 5/23/2016 7:31 PM
by Jim Feist <BR><BR> Baseball is very much a thinking man's game, be it the battle between the pitcher and the hitter or managers making adjustments in the field and utilizing their bullpens, to sports bettors trying to beat the oddsmakers each day. This is an age of specialization for baseball pitchers. You have starters, closers, middle relievers, long relief, set-up men and lefty s...
 
Sports Article Page NBA Playoffs: Be Cautious of Blowouts
Jim Feist - 5/17/2016 2:48 PM
by Jim Feist<BR><BR> The NBA playoffs are in full swing, which means overall the better teams are battling each other. This is different from the regular season when many nights great teams are playing bad teams and bad teams are playing worse one. Astute sports bettors should pay very careful attention to blowouts. <BR><BR> For instance, after losing Game 1 at the Clipper...
 
Sports Article Page NBA Postseason and Earlier Meetings
Jim Feist - 5/9/2016 10:58 PM
by Jim Feist As the NBA playoffs roll on, handicappers should take careful note of how teams did against each other during the regular season. Examine head to head matchups individually and as a group. Does one team dominate another? If so, are the reasons for this, or was it merely a fluke during the long grind of the 82-game schedule? The first Western Conference team to beat the mighty...
 
Sports Article Page Baseball Hot and Cold Starts
Jim Feist - 5/3/2016 7:45 PM
by Jim Feist More than any other sport, baseball is a game of patience. It's not how you start, but where you finish, and with a 162-game regular season, there is a LOT of baseball left. Did your team get off to a bad start? Well don't panic. There is plenty of time to make adjustments and turn things around. Did your team get off to a hot start? Don't start making World Series reservations j...
 
Sports Article Page Defense and Totals in the NBA Playoffs
Jim Feist - 4/26/2016 4:32 PM
by Jim Feist Defense still wins championships. This old sports adage is very accurate. The Warriors stormed to the NBA title last year with an incredible display of long range shooting from MVP Steph Curry and Klay Thompson. But don't forget they were No. 1 in the NBA in field goal shooting defense (.428%) and No. 5 at defending the three-pointer. This season? The Warriors were No. 3 fie...
 
Sports Article Page NBA Playoffs: The Best of the West
Jim Feist - 4/19/2016 3:19 PM
by Jim Feist <BR><BR> Start your engines! The NBA playoffs have started, time for endless full court action every night as the league crowns another champion. Let's take a look at the best of the West, the conference that has won 12 of the last 17 NBA titles, including last season. <BR><BR> Warriors: The defending champs look even better! Golden State's front office too...
 
Sports Article Page NBA Stretch Run: The Best of the East
Jim Feist - 4/12/2016 7:13 PM
by Jim Feist It's been a long haul, this NBA regular season, but the playoffs are here! So who wins the NBA title? We all know the favorites don't waltz to the NBA Finals, it only seems that way. Last year Golden State had to go six games with Memphis, trailing 2-1, then trailed 2-1 again in the NBA Finals to Cleveland before winning three in a row. Two years ago San Antonio had to go seve...
 
Sports Article Page Packing it In Down the Stretch in the NBA
Jim Feist - 4/5/2016 12:53 PM
by Jim Feist There is a week to go in the NBA regular season. This means there are professional athletes in the NBA who will be going on vacation in a month, and other players who will be working hard, huffing and puffing 40 minutes per game, right on through until June. Now let me ask you - Will the majority of the players on the Magic, 76ers, Knicks, T-Wolves, Nets, Suns and Kings be...
 
Sports Article Page The Final Four!
Jim Feist - 3/29/2016 10:38 AM
<div><b>by Jim Feist</b></div><div></div><div>It is a great week for sports fans with the start of baseball, the NBA stretch run, the Final Four and the culmination of the college basketball season next Monday at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas for the national championship. It's clear that it's not the teams the start the season hot, but the ones that get h...
 
Sports Article Page Golden Contender: NCAAB Tournament Sweet 16 Preview
Golden Contender - 3/23/2016 12:46 PM
In This piece We will Review and Preview this years NCAAB Tournament Sweet 16 Games in what has been one of the most competitive tournaments in recent years. On Thursday the NCAAB Tournament will resume with the Sweet 16 round. This years tournament has featured some of the most unlikely endings with come back wins and enormous blown leads and melt downs. Below is a look at the 8 game...
 
Sports Article Page The Value of Senior Leadership
Jim Feist - 3/17/2016 12:59 PM
by Jim Feist It's time! Time for college basketball teams to begin tourney play, also known as separating the contenders from the pretenders. It's important to understand and closely examine the schedule of college hoop teams. Some teams start off the season playing a bunch of cream puffs, while others face a mixture of good and bad teams. Some schools want to get a few cheap victories over...
 
Sports Article Page Goliaths and Guard Play
Jim Feist - 3/8/2016 12:01 AM
by Jim Feist March tournament play is one of the most exciting times of the sports betting calendar. A seemingly endless stream of games, at times running morning, noon and night, will test the nerves and cognitive powers of fans and bettors. It can be a time of highs and lows, with streaks, exciting finishes and surprising upsets. What has taken shape the last few months, though, is large...
 
Sports Article Page Big 12 Title Contenders
Jim Feist - 2/29/2016 12:02 PM
by Jim Feist The Big 12 is loaded with rebounders, fast-pace attacks and teams capable of making runs to the Final Four. However, there has only been two national championships out of the conference in the last 40 years: Kansas (1988, 2008). Several will be knocking on the door again, though. Kansas: Bill Self's team is loaded with balance and experience behind 6-8 senior Perry Ellis (17...
 
Sports Article Page College Hoops: Best Big 10 Teams
Jim Feist - 2/16/2016 3:46 PM
by Jim Feist A Big 10 representative hasn't won college basketball 's national championship since 2000 (Michigan State), but Indiana got to the title game in 2002, as did Illinois (2005), Ohio State (2007), Michigan State (2009) and Michigan (2013), so they've been knocking on the door. Here's a look at some of the best of the Big 10 with the March tournaments on the horizon. Iowa: The Haw...
 
Sports Article Page College Hoops Takes Center Stage
Jim Feist - 2/12/2016 3:27 PM
by Jim FeistWith the Super Bowl in the rear view mirror, the next big event on the sports stage is college basketball's season-ending tournaments. Since 1997, college basketball's national champion has come from several different conferences: the Pac 10 (Arizona), SEC (Kentucky and Florida), Big 10 (Michigan State), the ACC (Duke, Maryland, North Carolina), Big 12 (Kansas) and the old Big East (UC...
 
Sports Article Page Handicapping The NBA Injury Report Thursday 1-7-16
Rocketman Sports - 1/7/2016 4:31 PM
HANDICAPPING THE NBA INJURY REPORT - Thursday 1-7-16 Every day I look at the NBA injury report. I start off with the first team and see who is listed on the report. These are the average number of points these teams will be without tonight. HERE IS MY TABLE FOR CALCULATING INJURIES: OUT: Take players average points per game and multiply by 1 DOUBTFUL: Take players average...
 
Sports Article Page Kent State vs Ohio U - Most Important Game of the Season in the Milton Household!
Triple Threat Sports - 11/10/2015 3:33 AM
Before every season starts, I isolate a series of game that I call - with apologies to a colleague as this is his term that I have blatantly stolen since it works so well for what I do - "Mark Your Calendar" games. These are contests that offer great situations for a variety of reasons, and they are almost an insta-play for me when they come up. They are 2-0 this year, with both of them being ou...
 
Sports Article Page Thursday Night Madness - Seven Games On Tap Tonite - Let's Take a Look at a Few of Them
Triple Threat Sports - 11/5/2015 12:12 PM
Usually, there are a couple of games on Thursday night, but today we are feted with no less than seven games, one in the pros and six in college, with two of the latter being #MACtion contests. We have one star rated play tonite, but some pretty solid opinions/info on some of the other games, so we wanted to break it down. Here we go: We will start in the NFL, and in that game we like Clev...
 
Sports Article Page College Football Returning Starter Angle Picks Week 5
Rocketman Sports - 9/29/2015 8:21 AM
RETURNING STARTER ANGLE WEEK 5 Many years ago I received a newsletter from Mike Lee, a sports handicapper who just recently passed away in the past few years. I'm not sure if he came up with this Returning starter angle or if he was just passing it along but it has really been a nice addition to my own personal handicapping arsenal. He had said in his newsletter that the pr...
 
Sports Article Page College Football Returning Starter Angle Picks Week 4
Rocketman Sports - 9/25/2015 2:19 PM
RETURNING STARTER ANGLE WEEK 4 Many years ago I received a newsletter from Mike Lee, a sports handicapper who just recently passed away in the past few years. I'm not sure if he came up with this Returning starter angle or if he was just passing it along but it has really been a nice addition to my own personal handicapping arsenal. He had said in his newsletter that the prev...
 
Sports Article Page College Football Returning Starter Angle Picks Week 3! 11-5 last week!
Rocketman Sports - 9/18/2015 10:40 AM
RETURNING STARTER ANGLE WEEK 3 Many years ago I received a newsletter from Mike Lee, a sports handicapper who just recently passed away in the past few years. I'm not sure if he came up with this Returning starter angle or if he was just passing it along but it has really been a nice addition to my own personal handicapping arsenal. He had said in his newsletter that the prev...
 
Sports Article Page Rocketman Sports College Football Returning Starter Angle Picks Week 2
Rocketman Sports - 9/11/2015 5:32 PM
RETURNING STARTER ANGLE WEEK 2 Many years ago I received a newsletter from Mike Lee, a sports handicapper who just recently passed away in the past few years. I'm not sure if he came up with this Returning starter angle or if he was just passing it along but it has really been a nice addition to my own personal handicapping arsenal. He had said in his newsletter that the pr...
 
Sports Article Page College Football Returning Starter Angle Plays Week 1
Rocketman Sports - 9/3/2015 1:30 PM
RETURNING STARTER ANGLE WEEK 1 Many years ago I received a newsletter from Mike Lee, a sports handicapper who just recently passed away in the past few years. I'm not sure if he came up with this Returning starter angle or if he was just passing it along but it has really been a nice addition to my own personal handicapping arsenal. He had said in his newslet...
 
Sports Article Page NFL FOOTBALL; The Breakdown of Exhibition Play by Joe D'Amico
Joe D Amico - 8/20/2015 5:14 PM
Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 NFL FOOTBALL; The Breakdown of Exhibition Play by Joe D'Amico Guys, as we are just hours away from the second full week of...
 
Sports Article Page Hall of Fame Game Preview and Prediction - FOOTBALL IS BACK!!!!
Triple Threat Sports - 8/9/2015 4:47 AM
It is football season again and I am very happy to be back! Usually the Hall of Fame Game does not offer a great wagering opportunity, but that is not the case this season in this view, as one of these teams is worthy of a play. Will it be the Vikings or the Steelers? Find out inside, with full analysis of this STAR RATED PLAY! Lots of things pointi...
 
Sports Article Page Golden Contender: NHL Playoffs Game 7 Rangers vs Capitals: History in the Making
Golden Contender - 5/13/2015 2:19 AM
In this Piece we will take a look at some of the Powerful All time Statistical indicators in the NHL Playoff Series deciding game 7 between the New York Rangers and Washington Capitals at Madison Square Garden. On Wednesday the New York Rangers and Washington Capitals will square off one last time to decide their Quarter Finals Playoff Series. There are plenty of Story lines and statisti...
 
Sports Article Page NBA Stretch Run: The Best of the East
Jim Feist - 4/13/2015 12:20 PM
by Jim Feist It's been a long haul, this NBA regular season, but the playoffs are just around the corner. So who wins the NBA title? We all know the favorites don't waltz to the NBA Finals. Last year San Antonio had to go 7 games with Dallas in the first round, then six with Oklahoma City. Two years ago Miami needed to go seven games with up-and-coming Indiana to get there, then had to pull off...
 
Sports Article Page NBA Notes: Packing it In Down the Stretch
Jim Feist - 4/6/2015 4:46 PM
by Jim Feist There is a week to go in the NBA regular season. This means there are professional athletes in the NBA who will be going on vacation in a month, and other players who will be working hard, huffing and puffing 40 minutes per game, right on through until June. Now let me ask you - Will the majority of the players on the Magic, 76ers, Knicks, T-Wolves and Kings be working as h...
 
Sports Article Page Golden Contender: 2015 National League East Preview + fantasy league sleepers
Golden Contender - 4/5/2015 11:32 PM
Washington: The Nationals have arguably the best starting 5 in Baseball this season. They have legit aces in Strasburg and Scherzer. They also have crafty Lefty Gio Gonzalez and J. Zimmerman as well as D. Fister. Their bullpen though could pose a problem as Drew Storen must prove he can be a real deal closer after taking over from Rafael Soriano late last season. Tyler Clippard has departed in a t...
 
Sports Article Page Handicapping The NBA Injury Report Thursday 4-2-15
Rocketman Sports - 4/2/2015 12:38 PM
HANDICAPPING THE NBA INJURY REPORT - Thursday 4-2-15 Every day I look at the NBA injury report. I start off with the first team and see who is listed on the report. These are the average number of points these teams will be without tonight. HERE IS MY TABLE FOR CALCULATING INJURIES: OUT: Take players average points per game and multiply by 1 DOUBTFUL: Take players average po...
 
Sports Article Page Handicapping The NBA Injury Report Wednesday 4-1-15
Rocketman Sports - 4/1/2015 2:33 PM
HANDICAPPING THE NBA INJURY REPORT - Wednesday 4-1-15 Every day I look at the NBA injury report. I start off with the first team and see who is listed on the report. These are the average number of points these teams will be without tonight. HERE IS MY TABLE FOR CALCULATING INJURIES: OUT: Take players average points per game and multiply by 1 DOUBTFUL: Take players average...
 
Sports Article Page Handicapping The NBA Injury Report Tuesday 3-31-15
Rocketman Sports - 3/31/2015 11:27 AM
HANDICAPPING THE NBA INJURY REPORT - Tuesday 3-31-15 Every day I look at the NBA injury report. I start off with the first team and see who is listed on the report. These are the average number of points these teams will be without tonight. HERE IS MY TABLE FOR CALCULATING INJURIES: OUT: Take players average points per game and multiply by 1 DOUBTFUL: Take players average po...
 
Sports Article Page Handicapping The NBA Injury Report Monday 3-30-15
Rocketman Sports - 3/30/2015 3:40 PM
HANDICAPPING THE NBA INJURY REPORT - Monday 3-30-15 Every day I look at the NBA injury report. I start off with the first team and see who is listed on the report. These are the average number of points these teams will be without tonight. HERE IS MY TABLE FOR CALCULATING INJURIES: OUT: Take players average points per game and multiply by 1 DOUBTFUL: Take players average p...
 
Sports Article Page The Final Four!
Jim Feist - 3/30/2015 12:55 PM
by Jim Feist It is a great week for sports fans with the start of baseball, the NBA stretch run, the Final Four and the culmination of the college basketball season next Monday at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana for the national championship. It's clear that it's not the teams the start the season hot, but the ones that get hot when it really matters -- March and April! Many thin...
 
Sports Article Page Tourney Matchup Tips
Jim Feist - 3/23/2015 1:06 PM
by Jim Feist It's the final stretch of a long college basketball season. There are better teams, tougher matchups, and defensive intensity. It's a good time of the season to look backward -- to look back, that is, to conference regular season tourney play and early season matches against different conferences. That's because it can be tougher to analyze matchups during the Big Dance, with te...
 
Sports Article Page March Hoops: Beware of the No-Name Teams
Jim Feist - 3/16/2015 12:36 PM
by Jim Feist It's that time of year again: Basketball games night and day, day and night and after a few hours of sleep, we wake up the next day and go through it all over again. College tournament play is one of the most enjoyable times of the year for sports fans and bettors, with a seemingly endless stream of action and excitement. Big name schools often end up playing for the...
 
Sports Article Page College Basketball's Diminishing Edge: Senior Leadership
Jim Feist - 3/9/2015 2:30 PM
by Jim FeistIt's time! Time for college basketball teams to begin conference tourney play, also known as separating the contenders from the pretenders. It's important to understand and closely examine the schedule of college hoop teams. Some teams start off the season playing a bunch of cream puffs, while others face a mixture of good and bad teams. What has taken shape the last few months, thou...
 
Sports Article Page Final Run to the Big 12 Title
Jim Feist - 3/2/2015 11:13 AM
by Jim FeistTournament play is on the horizon! It's the start of a wild few weeks with conference tournament play helping to whittle the field. In the Big 12, Kansas has been the dominant team again, but there is a logjam of teams vying for the spots below the Jayhawks. Here's a look at some of the top teams of the Big 12.Kansas: The Jayhawks have been a powerhouse team, tops in scoring (81 ppg) i...
 
Sports Article Page Monday College Hoops Report by Bill Milton
Triple Threat Sports - 2/23/2015 12:28 PM
I passed on the Sunday card as I was recovering from a dreadful Saturday that saw me post an 0-3 day. One of the losses was 100% deserved as Butler got pummeled, but the other two were each end of the game spread changers, and both could have gone my way. 2-1 - heck 1-2 - would have been a lot better than 0-3, but the scoreboard doesn't lie, and 0-3 it was. I hope to get back on track here...
 
Sports Article Page College Hoops: Best Pac 12 Teams
Jim Feist - 2/23/2015 10:35 AM
by Jim Feist There's the Big 5 in Pac 12 in basketball with a string of teams battling for the top spot. Here's a look at the strengths and weaknesses of some of college basketball's best teams in the Pacific 12. Arizona: The Wildcats are a Pac 12 and national powerhouse, leading the conference with a +7 rebound margin and one of the top teams in the nation in free throw attempts. They can pl...
 
Sports Article Page College Hoops: Best of the SEC
Jim Feist - 2/17/2015 10:54 AM
by Jim Feist The SEC has a bunch of teams loaded with talent, depth and athleticism. Kentucky won national championships in 1998 and 2012, Florida knocked on the door in 2000 getting to the title game against Michigan State, then won it all with back-to-back titles. Here's a look at some of college basketball's best teams in the SEC. Kentucky: The Wildcats have another powerhouse young team for c...
 
Sports Article Page See spot. See spot bet: This week's best spot bets
Ben Burns - 2/13/2015 10:16 AM
Spot bets are classic handicapping practices that have proven profitable no matter what sport you're betting. Whether it's a team looking past this week's opponent, one coming off a hard-fought victory, or a rough patch of schedule, bettors can find value picking their spots. Expert Ben Burns points out his favorites:Lookahead spotThe All-Star break can't come soon enough for the Los Angeles...
 
Sports Article Page College Hoops: Best Big 10 Teams
Jim Feist - 2/9/2015 12:59 PM
by Jim Feist A Big 10 representative hasn't won college basketball 's national championship since 2000 (Michigan State), but Indiana got to the title game in 2002, as did Illinois (2005), Ohio State (2007), Michigan State (2009) and Michigan (2013), so they've been knocking on the door. Here's a look at some of the best of the Big 10 with the March tournaments on the horizon. Wisconsin: Bo Ry...
 
Sports Article Page See spot. See spot bet: This week's best spot bets
Ben Burns - 2/4/2015 4:30 PM
Spot bets are classic handicapping practices that have proven profitable no matter what sport you're betting. Whether it's a team looking past this week's opponent, one coming off a hard-fought victory, or a rough patch of schedule, bettors can find value picking their spots. Expert Ben Burns points out his favorites: Lookahead spot The San Antonio Spurs can't help but look...
 
Sports Article Page Handicapping The NBA Injury Report - Tuesday 2-3-15
Rocketman Sports - 2/3/2015 1:52 PM
HANDICAPPING THE NBA INJURY REPORT - Tuesday 2-3-15 Every day I look at the NBA injury report. I start off with the first team and see who is listed on the report. These are the average number of points these teams will be without tonight. HERE IS MY TABLE FOR CALCULATING INJURIES: OUT: Take players average points per game and multiply by 1 DOUBTFUL: Take players average p...
 
Sports Article Page College Hoops Takes Center Stage
Jim Feist - 2/2/2015 11:47 AM
by Jim Feist With the Super Bowl in the rear view mirror, the next big event on the sports stage is college basketball's season-ending tournaments. Since 1997, college basketball's national champion has come from several different conferences: the Pac 10 (Arizona), SEC (Kentucky and Florida), Big 10 (Michigan State), the ACC (Duke, Maryland, North Carolina), Big 12 (Kansas) and the old Big Ea...
 
Sports Article Page Handicapping The NBA Injury Report Tuesday 1-27-15
Rocketman Sports - 1/27/2015 11:42 AM
Every day I look at the NBA injury report. I start off with the first team and see who is listed on the report. These are the average number of points these teams will be without tonight. HERE IS MY TABLE FOR CALCULATING INJURIES: OUT: Take players average points per game and multiply by 1 DOUBTFUL: Take players average points per game and multiply by .75 QUESTIONABLE: Take players...
 
Sports Article Page Super Sunday!
Jim Feist - 1/26/2015 11:26 AM
by Jim Feist The great Patriots offense against the dominant Seahawks defense! Where have we heard this tune before? It's another Super Bowl clash of styles, one that went Seattle's way last season in a 43-8 laugher....as an underdog. This is the second straight season that the top seeds in each conference have met in the big game, but that hasn't been the norm, either. We had been in...
 
Sports Article Page Handicapping The NBA Injury Report Thursday 1-22-15
Rocketman Sports - 1/22/2015 12:20 PM
Every day I look at the NBA injury report. I start off with the first team and see who is listed on the report. These are the average number of points these teams will be without tonight. HERE IS MY TABLE FOR CALCULATING INJURIES: OUT: Take players average points per game and multiply by 1 DOUBTFUL: Take players average points per game and multiply by .75 QUESTIONABLE: Take pl...
 
Sports Article Page Super Bowl Countdown!
Jim Feist - 1/19/2015 4:40 PM
by Jim Feist In the world of eleven to ten, there's nothing quite like Super Bowl week. In this case, it's two weeks, as the teams have two weeks to prepare for the Big Game. It's also one of the most creative weeks of the sports betting season. While there's only one game left on the football calendar, there are still ample opportunities for betting with hundreds of creative props...
 

 

 

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