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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...
 
Sports Article Page NFL Playoffs: Conference Champions at Stake!
Jim Feist - 1/12/2015 12:47 PM
by Jim Feist This is it, the final weekend of games before the Super Bowl. The last month we've been hearing about playoff seedings, bye weeks and home field advantage. Are all those things really important? Historically it has been during the second round of the playoffs. Teams with the bye have home field advantage and two weeks to prepare, both of which are usually important edges this ti...
 
Sports Article Page See spot. See spot bet: This week's best spot bets
Ben Burns - 1/8/2015 11:22 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: Letdown spot The Kansas Jayhawks open Big 12 play with a ba...
 
Sports Article Page NFL Playoff Time!
Jim Feist - 1/5/2015 3:19 PM
by Jim Feist As the playoffs begin, those who earned the top two seeds in each conference have a key edge, as they get a bye the first week while watching the others duke it out. Sitting at home this past weekend were the Patriots, Broncos, Seahawks and Packers. Why is that significant? A year ago the 4 bye teams were the Broncos, Patriots, Seahawks and Panthers. The top AFC teams met in the t...
 
Sports Article Page See spot. See spot bet: This week's best spot bets
Ben Burns - 1/1/2015 11:13 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: Letdown spot The Washington Wizards put their strong star...
 
Sports Article Page Happy New Year! Winter Classic Report From Triple Threat Sports!
Triple Threat Sports - 1/1/2015 4:45 AM
Of course we are primed for a GREAT day of College Football, but there is another New Years Day tradition that we truly enjoy as well, and that is the NHL's Winter Classic. Every year we tab our own hockey guru, Vegas institution Dave Sharp, for his play on the Classic. Dave has a great wit and showed it off in his emails to us about this game....which we will share in its entirety! ...
 
Sports Article Page College Bowl Preview - December 29th
Triple Threat Sports - 12/29/2014 4:15 AM
We were 20-12 (63%) in the college football regular season and have started off the bowl season with a 4-2 record. We do not have any star rated bowl plays today, but as has been the case most of the time when we have no star rated plays on a particular bowl day, we will preview all the games in article form. We hope you enjoy. Going to actually start with the nightcap - the Texas B...
 
Sports Article Page Bill Milton's College Bowl Preview - December 26th
Triple Threat Sports - 12/26/2014 4:48 AM
Hello to all - everyone at Triple Threat Sports hopes you had a Merry Christmas/Happy Holiday. We are 3-1 on all "official" star rated college bowl plays this season so far, but we have also been doing some previews of the games that are not star rated, and we are 4-2 on those so far. We keep it going today with previews of the Heart of Dallas, Quick Lane and St Petersburg Bowl...
 
Sports Article Page See spot. See spot bet: This week's best spot bets
Ben Burns - 12/24/2014 10:03 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: Letdown spot Nothing says you're among the NBA's elite fran...
 
Sports Article Page 2014 College Football Christmas Eve Football Report
Triple Threat Sports - 12/24/2014 5:10 AM
We are off to a 3-1 start in the bowls, with the loss coming yesterday on San Diego State but the wins coming on UL-Lafayette, Air Force and the Over in the Northern Illinois vs Marshall game. We also hit two of three in our free bowl preview article last Saturday. Here, as we do every year, we present our plays on the Christmas Eve bowl games, free of charge - Merry Christmas/Happy Holidays!...
 
Sports Article Page See spot. See spot bet: This week's best spot bets
Ben Burns - 12/18/2014 2:09 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 Toronto Raptors aren't home for the holi...
 
Sports Article Page NFL Juggernauts and Fading Has Beens
Jim Feist - 12/16/2014 1:16 PM
by Jim FeistNFL parity is alive and well in 2014! The Chiefs had a terrific run, storming into first place....until the 0-10 Raiders stunned them, 24-20. Jacksonville has had another miserable season, but the lone victory during a terrible start was in mid-season against Cleveland, 24-6 -- the same Browns team that has been contention for a division title all year. Even the laughable Jets found...
 
Sports Article Page NBA Early Season Surges
Jim Feist - 12/10/2014 3:43 PM
by Jim Feist Preseason prognosticators and handicapping analysis focuses in on what they expect to happen, based on the draft and offseason moves, but there are always surprises at the start of each season. Here's a look at some of the early NBA teams off to impressive starts. Raptors: With LeBron leaving Miami and Indiana losing its best player to an offseason injury, there's a vacuum in the...
 
Sports Article Page See spot. See spot bet: This week's best spot bets
Ben Burns - 12/3/2014 12:52 PM
See spot. See spot bet: This week's best spot bets 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: Letdown s...
 
Sports Article Page The Overlooked Edge: Football Depth
Jim Feist - 12/1/2014 5:47 PM
by Jim Feist Depth is such an essential element of success in pro and college football, and one that is easily overlooked. Big college programs have this as a huge advantage over smaller programs. Alabama got off to a strong start despite injuries on the offensive line and to star RB T.J. Yeldon, while Michigan State was able to rest QB Connor Cook (18 total passes in 2 straight September games)...
 
Sports Article Page A Thanksgiving Tradition - the Triple Threat Turkey Day Teaser!
Triple Threat Sports - 11/25/2014 11:38 PM
Every season we take a look at the entire Thanksgiving Day card and come up with a teaser play that will keep everyone active all day while still allowing for time to really enjoy the special day. This time around it is a seven leg six point teaser, with a little bit of action on every game. We are thankful for many things, and our customers are one of them. Here is a to a great day! ...
 
Sports Article Page NFL Parity and 20-Point Blowouts
Jim Feist - 11/17/2014 11:51 AM
by Jim Feist For years, pro football has been the sports leader when it comes to parity. Pete Rozelle was credited with, "On any given Sunday any team can beat another." The last few years it seems as though parity has disappeared from the NFL. The Broncos this season and last are dominating, the 2008 Saints and Colts started a combined 16-0 SU/11-5 ATS and the 2007 Patriots had a remarkable 16-0...
 
Sports Article Page Football's O-Line and Home/Road Disparity
Jim Feist - 11/12/2014 4:40 PM
by Jim Feist Years ago former NFL head coach John Madden was asked if he had one player to draft to build his team around, who would it be? Everyone expected him to take the top quarterback of the day, such as Terry Bradshaw or Roger Staubach. Instead he replied, "John Hannah," the Patriots Hall of Fame offensive guard. Madden explained, "What good is having a star quarterback if you can't pro...
 
Sports Article Page Handicapping The NBA Injury Report! Monday 11-10-14
Rocketman Sports - 11/10/2014 5:54 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:...
 
Sports Article Page Rocketman - Handicapping The NBA Injury Report Friday 11-7-14
Rocketman Sports - 11/7/2014 9:47 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 Winning Football: "D" Comes Before "O"
Jim Feist - 11/3/2014 11:09 AM
by Jim Feist So what do you prefer: offense or defense? Most casual bettors examining football like offense, which is why Monday night football games often take more action on the over. There have been some terrific offensive football teams that last decade, such as Oregon, USC, along with pro passing attacks like the Broncos, the no-huddle Patriots and the Greatest Show on Turf Rams. H...
 
Sports Article Page College Football Wagering: Motivating Factors
Jim Feist - 10/17/2014 4:52 PM
by Jim Feist Motivation is such an enormous part of athletic competition, particularly in college sports where young players aren't always as self-motivated as pros, who are playing for a paycheck. This is where coaches play such a huge roll, in harnessing situational spots for opportunities to get their football team supremely focused. When Missouri won its SEC showdown with South Carolina las...
 
Sports Article Page Turnovers Can Turn the Tide (SU and ATS)
Jim Feist - 10/5/2014 8:00 PM
by Jim Feist A few weeks ago a big NFC South matchup took place on national TV between the Bucs and Falcons, two teams with something to prove off 4-12 campaigns. Many were expecting a close duel between these rivals. Atlanta turned the ball over 4 times -- at home, no less! So did the visitors hang close as a big dog? No, Atlanta won 56-14! What happened? Tampa Bay was even worse, turning i...
 
Sports Article Page NFL Cold Starts and September Surprises
Jim Feist - 9/28/2014 12:20 PM
by Jim Feist So...are we all set for the Cardinals/Texans Super Bowl? Would be quite a surprise, wouldn't it, with both combing to go 12-20 last season. They've been part of a group of surprise teams so far in the NFL. Atlanta bounced back from an awful campaign by slaying their longtime division rivals (and tormenter) in the opener, a 37-34 comeback over the Saints that may give them some ea...
 
Sports Article Page NFL Cold Starts and September Surprises
Jim Feist - 9/28/2014 12:20 PM
by Jim Feist So...are we all set for the Cardinals/Texans Super Bowl? Would be quite a surprise, wouldn't it, with both combing to go 12-20 last season. They've been part of a group of surprise teams so far in the NFL. Atlanta bounced back from an awful campaign by slaying their longtime division rivals (and tormenter) in the opener, a 37-34 comeback over the Saints that may give them some ea...
 
Sports Article Page GC: 2014 NY. Jets Preview- Flying high or stuck on the Run way
Golden Contender - 9/3/2014 1:57 AM
2014 NY. Jets Preview Flying high or Stuck on the Run Way The 2014 New York Jets will be the franchise's upcoming 45th season in the National Football League and the 55th overall. The Jets will attempt to improve their 8-8 regular season record after missing the playoffs for a third consecutive year. The Jets have made several moves this season to improve their team. New...
 
Sports Article Page 2014 College Football's Top 1-20
Jim Feist - 8/27/2014 4:59 PM
by Jim FeistThe countdown continues! Last week we looked at my Top 21-40, this week is my Top 20. The college football season kicks off August 28th and here's a look at college football's best! 20. BYU: The Cougars are off an 8-5 SU, 5-7-1 ATS campaign and should be better with 8 starters back on offense, 6 on a rock solid D. Dual-threat junior QB Taysom Hill (19 TDs, 14 INTs) ran for 1,344 yar...
 
Sports Article Page 2014 College Football's Top 21-40
Jim Feist - 8/21/2014 5:35 PM
by Jim Feist It's time to kick off a new football season. College football begins Thursday, August 28th and here's a look at the top teams, starting with my top 21-40. 40. Miami: The Canes started 7-0 last year, then fell apart, finishing 2-4 SU, on a 1-7 ATS run. Al Golden has 5 starters back on offense, 7 on D. Senior QB Ryan Williams (369 yds, 3 TDs, 1 INT) has played in nine...
 
Sports Article Page 2014 NFL Preseason Betting Tips
Jim Feist - 8/11/2014 3:07 PM
by Jim Feist It may be HOT and many folks are still on vacation, but August kicks off the best time of the sports betting calendar: Football season! Competition on the field won't be as intense as September, of course, as wins aren't as important as evaluating young talent and trying to keep players healthy. However, there will be betting lines available on preseason pro action and it's...
 
Sports Article Page 2014 NFL Preseason Preview - How To Win!
Rocketman Sports - 8/9/2014 5:41 PM
NFL PRESEASON 2014 The NFL Preseason is upon us and the smell of football is in the air. Football is what most gamblers await year after year. However, a lot of people don't play the NFL Preseason. Its easy money ladies and gentlemen if you know what you are doing. Lets look at some things that may help you be a winner this year. With the NFL Preseason, as all other sports, make...
 
Sports Article Page THE PLAN FOR FOOTBALL
Rocketman Sports - 8/9/2014 4:56 PM
THE PLAN FOR FOOTBALL I have become very selective with my premium releases over the past several years. Last year I increased the amount of time I spent handicapping College Football and my College Football releases improved to a 44-27 62% overall record in 2013. I went 39-21 65% my last 60 overall football picks. A very nice 67-36 65% record with a bowl release on every game...
 
Sports Article Page GC: Sweet 16 Round Who Blows out the Candles
Golden Contender - 3/25/2014 12:51 PM
In this Piece we will take a look at the 8 matchups for Thursday and Friday in the Sweet 16 Round of the NCAAB Tournament and Review and Preview the remaining teams Thursday: Florida takes on U.C.LA. Both teams come in off Impressive double digit wins in their last game. The Gators are a 1 seeds and took down Pittsburgh and Albany. Florida now has the longest win streak in the countr...
 
Sports Article Page GC: Major Conference Tournaments Preview
Golden Contender - 3/12/2014 12:54 PM
In this Piece we will take a look at some of the Teams from the Major College Conferences and assess the chances of some of the better teams. Atlantic Coast Conference 1. Virgina. The Cavaliers play the best overall defense and will be tough to beat here. This conference has shown alot of parity throughout the season. However we have to like The Cavaliers chances, as they enter off a l...
 
Sports Article Page GC: NCAAB RPI RANKINGS HEADING INTO MARCH
Golden Contender - 3/3/2014 11:44 PM
In This Piece we will look at the current RPI Rankings for the top 100 NCAAB teams and points put some of the more interesting won loss records. RPI Rankings: The RPI (Rating Percentage Index) is a measure of strength of schedule and how a team does against that schedule. Created in 1981, the RPI is a tool used in selecting and seeding the 68 teams for the NCAA Men's basketball...
 
Sports Article Page GC: NBA Back from the All Star Break Rest or Rust Preview
Golden Contender - 2/16/2014 6:39 PM
In this Segment we will explore how the 30 NBA Teams have done when playing with several days off and offer a League Wide Database system that pertains to this interesting dynamic. In the Past we have provided some nice material on the relevance of teams playing with 3 or more days rest. However there are far more occurrences of teams playing in the regular season with 3 or more days rest...
 
Sports Article Page AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am
Matt Fargo - 2/6/2014 12:19 PM
AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am by Matt FargoMake it four-straight weeks that we were the bridesmaid as Graham DeLaet was our fourth straight runner up to open the season. The PGA Tour goes back to California for the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am this week. Pebble Beach Golf Links is one of three host courses for the event along with Spyglass Hill and Monterey Peninsula Country Club...
 
Sports Article Page College Football Betting Previews
Rocketman Sports - 11/29/2013 2:05 PM
College Football Betting Previews This is the last full weekend of college football and here is a preview of the top college football games, along with the betting odds of each matchup. (345) OHIO STATE at (346) MICHIGAN (-16, 56) ABC 12:00 E Ohio State got the first break they needed towards possibly playing for the n...
 
Sports Article Page Thanksgiving Football Preview (And 8 Team Teaser) from Triple Threat Sports!
Triple Threat Sports - 11/28/2013 2:20 AM
Back in the mid 1990's when what is now Triple Threat Sports got its start, along with any straight wagers we placed, we started a tradition of betting all four games on Thanksgiving (back then there were only two NFL games and usually the Texas vs Texas A&M game in college, as well as the Egg Bowl) in a six point, six leg teaser, and made the bet based PURELY on the trends we...
 
Sports Article Page College Football Betting Weekend Previews
Rocketman Sports - 10/5/2013 1:19 AM
College Football Betting Weekend Previews Here is a look at the top college football games of the weekend which have football bettors' interest piqued. (331) MARYLAND at (332) FLORIDA STATE (-15, 57) Maryland has definitely improved, as evidenced by their 4-0 start but have to cross the mental barrier of having lost 11 in a row (2-9 ATS) to Florida State. The...
 
Sports Article Page Betting on NFL Football - The Game Plans
Rocketman Sports - 9/21/2013 11:49 PM
Betting NFL Football - The Game Plans For serious football bettors, here is breakdown of what to look for from key NFL football games and what these teams will be attempting to accomplish. (397) HOUSTON at (398) BALTIMORE CBS SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 22 / 1:00 E Texans Game Plan: Baltimore is not complicated of...
 
Sports Article Page College Football Depth Edges
Jim Feist - 9/15/2013 10:33 AM
by Jim Feist An area of college football dynamics that's important to understand early in the season is depth. This doesn't refer to how many star players a team has, but whether a team is stocked or thin with above-average players at a lot of positions. Large schools with a long tradition of winning football are usually heavy with depth. These would include Oklahoma, Texas, Florida, Neb...
 
Sports Article Page Pro Football Stats: Read Between the Lines
Jim Feist - 9/8/2013 5:24 PM
by Jim Feist The best time of the sports calendar is here, the opening month of the pro football campaign! There are mountains of stats and angles available for sports bettors to digest from this season and years past. Information certainly is a huge key when analyzing games and point spreads. Sometimes it can seem that there is too much info, but it's essential to understa...
 
Sports Article Page The Best of the NFL
Jim Feist - 9/2/2013 12:01 PM
The pro football season kicks off this week when the defending champion Ravens travel to Denver, a rematch of an epic playoff comeback in January, a revenge game for the Broncos. Despite the fact that the NFC has won three of the last four Super Bowls, the AFC has won 10 of the last 16, including last year. Here is a look at some of the best of the NFL. Broncos: 37-year old Payton Manning is back...
 
Sports Article Page Golden Contender: Tuesday MLB Totals Preview "A Battle of 2 Tribes"
Golden Contender - 8/26/2013 10:25 PM
GC: Tuesday MLB Totals Preview "A Battle of 2 Tribes" In This Piece we will Preview the total in the Cleveland Indians at Atlanta Braves game on Tuesday night and offer a totals system that has won 15 of the last 16 times. On Tuesday night its a Battle of 2 tribes from different leagues. The Cleveland Indians travel down to Atlanta to take on the Braves in the Opening game of this interlea...
 
Sports Article Page 2013 College Football's Top 1-20
Jim Feist - 8/25/2013 7:25 PM
by Jim Feist The countdown continues! Last week we looked at my Top 21-40, this week is my Top 20. The college football season kicks off August 29th and here's a look at college football's best! 20. UCLA: The Bruins won 9 games and feel primed to take the next step under second-year coach Jim Mora, Jr. This offense is terrific behind dual-threat sophomore QB Brett Hundley (29 TDs, 11 INTs) a...
 
Sports Article Page 2013 College Football's Top 21-40
Jim Feist - 8/18/2013 10:05 AM
by Jim Feist It's time to kick off a new football season. College football begins Thursday, August 29th and here's a look at the top teams, starting with my top 21-40. 40. BYU: The Cougars are off an 8-5 SU, 7-6 ATS season and return 8 starters on offense, 4 on defense. The offense average 28.7 points, 247 yards passing (50th), 153 yards rushing despite using 3 QBs be...
 

 

 

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