It's no surprise the LA Dodgers are winning as favorites this season. Flickr/http://bit.ly/1dLS14S/David Wilson

No surprise Dodgers notch wins as favorite

May 5, 2015

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It’s no surprise what team is atop the National League West this year. Oddsmakers weren’t shy who was the favorite in the NL West. The… Read More ›

The Cavs will have a tough time in the 2018 NBA Finals. Flickr/Keith Allison/http://bit.ly/1Qkz7Qx

NBA playoffs: Best bets for May 6

May 5, 2015

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The second round of the NBA playoffs will continue with two games Wednesday. The NBA playoffs record so far is 11-18-1. Odds are provided by Oddsshark.com.… Read More ›

The Oakland A's have been stellar in achieving the over in games this season. Flickr/https://www.flickr.com/photos/rocor/17327789325/in/photolist-spcs5n-sp2KT5-spcnDt-s7C4Jh-s7JLwg-spcmrD-s7C27J-spcmeV-rsc4G5-smUh5E-s5CQ6q-s1ahrk-shyS4F-rkNYev-shsHMU-s12kPh-smUq4L-s7JZDi-sp2UCu-s7B3Pm-s7B3Ed-s7C8L5-spcr5X-shBHsR-rYhBW8-rYhCcD-rkBqNN-s13rAN-s12id5-sfjBG9-s1agrV-s13quu-s13ovj-shsx5S-rkNKwg-s13ftY-rkNSTv-rkBfMW-rYhrFD-sfjw4q-shszHh-shsyCS-rYht1x-s12gS9-s1a4xe-s12g7S-s128of-s1a7fi-s13mmu-shBAkz

Sure bet: Oakland A’s in the over

May 4, 2015

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Two betting trends are becoming more apparent in the American League West. Oddsmakers continue to put Houston as an underdog, despite a 13-4 in that… Read More ›

Bartolo Colon can still throw well for his age. Paul Gorbould/Flickr

NY Mets making noise as a favorite

May 4, 2015

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It’s no secret the New York Mets have exceeded expectations so far this season. From a wagering standpoint, the Mets have been far better as the… Read More ›

Stephen Curry needs to heat back up for Golden State to win the NBA finals. Flickr/http://bit.ly/1KIeqL8/Keith Allison

NBA playoffs: Best bets for May 5

May 4, 2015

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The second round of the NBA playoffs will continue with two games Tuesday. The NBA playoffs record so far is 11-17-1. Odds are provided by Oddsshark.com.… Read More ›

Chad Billingsley will return this week for the Philadelphia Phillies. Flickr/http://bit.ly/1F0oYXf/ Tim Tonjes

Time for fantasy owners to look at Chad Billingsley

May 3, 2015

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Chad Billingsley will return this week when he starts Tuesday against Atlanta. He hasn’t pitched in the MLB since 2013, and he can give fantasy… Read More ›

Look for the Chicago Bulls to steal game one from the Cleveland Cavaliers. Flickr/http://bit.ly/1AzmkR9/Joseph Glorioso

NBA playoffs: Best bets for May 4

May 3, 2015

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The start of the second round wasn’t great for Against The Chalk. The first round of the NBA playoffs ended at 10-15-1, and with the… Read More ›

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 ›

Steve Pearce isn't hitting well so far this year, but if he can earn a daily starting spot at second base, he could provide some fantasy value. Flickr/http://bit.ly/1EDZTOG/Keith Allison

Fantasy: Steve Pearce an interesting option

May 1, 2015

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Fantasy options at second base aren’t always the biggest contributors. Generally a player who can get on base and provide a few runs is a… Read More ›