Handicapping

The Memphis Grizzlies will look to get a little more respect. Flickr/http://bit.ly/1GFyRKb/Doug Haslam

NBA playoffs: Best bets for May 3

May 2, 2015

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The first round of the NBA playoffs wasn’t great for Against The Chalk. The first round ended at 10-15-1, not a record that would scare… Read More ›

The Atlanta Hawks will look to defy the odds of the NBA playoffs. Flickr/http://bit.ly/1JdcGbN/Erik Drost

Warriors, Cavaliers still big favorites to meet in title game

May 2, 2015

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San Antonio’s early departure from the NBA playoffs has made for better odds for the remaining Western Conference teams, especially the Golden State Warriors. In… Read More ›

Offense has been the main attraction for AL East teams. Flickr/http://bit.ly/1EKmomm/Keith Allison

East Division owns the over category

May 1, 2015

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The safest bet in the American League Eastern Division has been offense. Four of the five teams in the East own 13 or more overs… Read More ›

The Los Angeles Clippers will look to take a series lead against the Rockets. Flickr/http://bit.ly/1J4pIIH/Keith Allison

NBA Playoffs: Best bet for May 2

May 1, 2015

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One game will continue the NBA playoffs Saturday. This is the best bet as the first round of the playoffs are finished after today. Odds… Read More ›

The Milwaukee Brewers have been dreadful as a favorite and underdog this year. Flickr/http://bit.ly/1GKyZFt/Dan Zelazo

Milwaukee Brewers bad as underdog, favorite

April 30, 2015

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Handicapping, MLB:

What’s the best bet so far in the season’s first month in the National Central Division? The Milwaukee Brewers. No, it’s not because of the… Read More ›

Being a favorite at the Kentucky Derby isn't always what it's cracked up to be. Flickr/http://bit.ly/1bjYBO6/Don Sniegowski

Odds stacked against American Pharoah

April 30, 2015

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When Fusaichi Pegasus started off the 2000s as the Kentucky Derby winner, he was the first favorite to win the Derby since 1979. The drought… Read More ›

The Atlanta Hawks will look to defy the odds of the NBA playoffs. Flickr/http://bit.ly/1JdcGbN/Erik Drost

NBA Playoffs: Best bet for May 1

April 30, 2015

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One game will continue the NBA playoffs Thursday. This is the best bet as the first round of the playoffs wind down. Odds are provided… Read More ›

Incorporating more day games should be a priority for Major League Baseball. Flickr/http://bit.ly/1GxJRnx

Commentary: MLB needs more day games

April 30, 2015

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Handicapping, MLB:

When will Major League Baseball wise up and schedule at least one game each afternoon? Baseball fans would love it and gamblers would go wacky.… Read More ›

The Kansas City Royals have been as near as a sure bet as possible this season as an underdog. Flickr/http://bit.ly/1bg5pfL

Kansas City Royals a sure bet as an underdog

April 30, 2015

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Handicapping, MLB:

The Kansas City Royals have exceeded expectations so far this season, at least in the eyes of oddsmakers. Kansas City is 14-6 overall, and so… Read More ›

Derrick Rose will have to carry the Chicago Bulls to get out of the second round. Flickr/http://bit.ly/1OFXVFn/Jim Larrison

NBA Playoffs: Best bets for April 30

April 29, 2015

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Handicapping, NBA:

Two games will continue the NBA playoffs Thursday. Here are the two best bets as the playoffs continue. Odds are provided by Oddsshark.com. Postseason record so far:… Read More ›