Teddy's Vegas Wiseguy Report: 'Fade the Dead'

By: Teddy Covers / Feb 25, 2013

It’s not too late to write about the bevy of ‘dead’ teams that are populating the college hoops landscape right now; teams that are lethargically playing out the string of the regular season.  Sometimes, the sharp move is to lay big points fading sorry teams.

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WGC - Accenture Match Play - Finals

By: Matt Fargo / Feb 24, 2013

A 2-0 record in the semifinals has us in very good position for the finals. We have Kuchar at 30-1 to win it all so we will be making a small hedge on Mahan to bring home a return either way. 

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WGC - Accenture Match Play - Semifinals

By: Matt Fargo / Feb 24, 2013

After a tough first round, the second round was much better with a 4-1 match record follwed up by a 2-1 third round. Unable to get into the quarters because of the quick turnaround, here are the semis. 

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WGC - Accenture Match Play - Round 3

By: Matt Fargo / Feb 22, 2013

After a crazy Round 1, Round 2 was nearly as chaotic as the two remaining number one seeds fell, making second seeded Bubba Watson the top remaining player left. At least the weather cooperated on Friday. 

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WGC - Accenture Match Play - Round Two

By: Matt Fargo / Feb 21, 2013

Two days and the first round still isn't completed at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship as two matches will have to finsh Friday morning. The big news are the losses by the two top seeds, Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods, the first time the two top seeds have lost in the first round since 2002. 

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NCAAB - Exposing the Top 25

By: Jesse Schule / Feb 19, 2013

Each week throughout the college basketball season, Covers Expert Jesse Schule will dissect the new Top 25 rankings, looking for betting value. He'll showcase the most overrated team, along with the most underrated ranked team, and an unranked squad that he feels should be in the Top 25.

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WGC - Accenture Match Play - Round One

By: Matt Fargo / Feb 19, 2013

While "February Madness" does not flow as well off the tongue as "March Madness" does, the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship brings a lot of excitement this weekend. 62 of the top 64 players are playing this week in the only match play event on the PGA Tour. 

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Home Not So Sweet In The NHL

By: Will Rogers / Feb 19, 2013

For years I have felt that home favorites in hockey have appeared to be overvalued. So, it came as no surprise to me that the road teams earned bettors a hefty profit during last year's Stanley Cup playoffs. 

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College Basketball & The Computers

By: Will Rogers / Feb 18, 2013

Analytics have changed the way we can look at sports.  Fortunately, most who make a living analyzing sports have embraced this change.

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Vegas Wiseguy Report: College Hoops ATS Morphers

By: Teddy Covers / Feb 18, 2013

The key to late regular season college hoops for me has always been about ‘morphing’ teams – squads whose long term numbers don’t match their short term momentum – either positive or negative.  There are quite literally dozens of such teams right now, all of whom are at least moderately mispriced in the betting markets these days

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Trending... NBA Teams At The Break

By: Marc Lawrence / Feb 17, 2013

With the NBA taking a time out for the All-Star break, there is no better time than the present to examine the condition of each team in the league at this stage of the season.  From the surprise teams to the disappointments, the run to the 2013 playoffs is about to take off.

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Around the Horn at the Halfway Point

By: AAA Sports / Feb 15, 2013

The NBA All-Star game is now upon us, and "AAA" takes a quick look at some interesting facts over the first half, and the big game itself in this article.

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UFC Notebook (w/ FREE Play)

By: Power Sports / Feb 13, 2013

It's going to be a very busy upcoming five-week period for UFC (isn't it always?) with four events taking place during that time, including each of the next three Saturdays.  Two of the events are pay per views while two are on free tv.  During this time, we will get a look at one of the best fighters in the world, Welterweight Champion Georges St. Pierre, who steps back into the Octagon for only the second time in two years. 

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NCAAB - Exposing the Top 25

By: Jesse Schule / Feb 12, 2013

Each week throughout the college basketball season, Covers Expert Jesse Schule will dissect the new Top 25 rankings, looking for betting value. He'll showcase the most overrated team, along with the most underrated ranked team, and an unranked squad that he feels should be in the Top 25.

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Northern Trust Open Preview and Picks

By: Matt Fargo / Feb 12, 2013

This week features the strongest field of the PGA Tour season so far as 16 of the top 25 players in the OWGR are teeing it up at the Northern Trust Open hosted by the historic Riviera Country Club. This is a good tuneup for many players with the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championships next week.

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Vegas Wiseguy Report: College Hoops ATS Disasters

By: Teddy Covers / Feb 11, 2013

This week, I’m taking the opposite approach; examining the very worst pointspread teams in college basketball.  Why are they so bad against the spread?  Will they continue to be overvalued as February rolls into March?  Let’s find out!

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Poison Ivy

By: Marc Lawrence / Feb 11, 2013

It deals with teams playing back-to-back days without rest during the regular season. In particular, Ivy League games, noted for playing back-to-back contests on Friday and Saturday nights.

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NCAAB - Exposing the Top 25

By: Jesse Schule / Feb 6, 2013

Each week throughout the college basketball season, Covers Expert Jesse Schule will dissect the new Top 25 rankings, looking for betting value. He'll showcase the most overrated team, along with the most underrated ranked team, and an unranked squad that he feels should be in the Top 25.

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AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am Preview

By: Matt Fargo / Feb 5, 2013

We followed up a win with Tiger Woods two weeks ago with a win on Phil Mickelson last week as he went wire-to-wire at TPC Scottsdale. The tour heads back to California for the always popular AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. 

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Rusty Home Dogs- Too Much Rest Makes Rust

By: Marc Lawrence / Feb 4, 2013

Generally speaking, the first rule most good handicappers look to apply is ferreting out live dogs that have a realistic shot at winning the game.  That’s because three things can happen when you bet on an underdog – and two of them are good (my pet handicapping philosophy).

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Vegas Wiseguy Report: NCAA Hoops ATS Juggernauts

By: Teddy Covers / Feb 4, 2013

I’ve yet to write a true ‘college basketball overview’ column for any publication so far this season.  That streak ends here.  The list of ATS juggernauts is likely to surprise many people due to it’s diversity.

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Randy Moss: Greatest receiver ever?

By: AAA Sports / Jan 30, 2013

Is Moss the greatest wide receiver to ever play the game? The obvious clear favorite for that that title at the moment is former 49er standout Jerry Rice. Randy Moss thinks we should throw numbers out the window though. I am not so sure that should be the case here though.

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NCAAB - Exposing the Top 25

By: Jesse Schule / Jan 30, 2013

Each week throughout the college basketball season, Covers Expert Jesse Schule will dissect the new Top 25 rankings, looking for betting value. He'll showcase the most overrated team, along with the most underrated ranked team, and an unranked squad that he feels should be in the Top 25.

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Super Props - Let The Games Begin

By: Marc Lawrence / Jan 30, 2013

Aside from betting the game itself, a myriad of betting propositions abound in every Super Bowl as amateur gamblers with an opinion come out of the closet like partners at a local gay pride parade.

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Waste Management Phoenix Open Preview and Picks

By: Matt Fargo / Jan 29, 2013

Tiger Woods captured the Farmers Insurance Open last week, the seventh time he has won the event and the eighth time he has won a tournament at Torrey Pines. Now it is off to the desert and the Stadium Course for the biggest party on tour. 

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