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Merril Extends Win Streak (11-0 Run!)

CE Manager 10 hours, 59 minutes ago
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Nearly +$11K earned in a little over a weeks time - Steve Merril is firing on all cylinders currently on a 11-0 MLB run! Can he make it 12? Or maybe 15+? Don't wait to find out, join in on his EPIC RUN and pick up his MLB *Summer Special* or MLB Monthly today and get all his winners!

Another Expert to keep your eye on is AAA Sports. You've heard of cashing short underdogs, investing a little to win a lot, hitting a 4 or 5 game parlay; but have you ever cashed a straight up +795 on a single wager?

Generally speaking these are losing bets and you'd be better off putting that money towards other things then giving it away to the sportsbook. But not AAA, he saw an insiders angle and jumped at it! On Monday, AAA layed an 8* bet on Iceland (+795) to beat England. They did just that and that bet alone cashed +$6,360! Sometimes you have to take a chance, but this was a calculated one for the ages!

Backing up that outstanding win, AAA went 4-0 on Tuesday sweeping the board and earning clients +$3,400. And then on Wednesday, AAA casually went 2-0 adding another +$1,300 to his bankroll. You too can join in on the profits by subscribing to his All Sports Monthly which is currently discounted at $399 (orginally $499) for a limited time only.


PREMIUM PRODUCT UPDATE:

There's just no stopping the profit-train that is the Experts Consensus. The ultimate goal is sustained long-term earnings, and that is exactly what Consensus has produced.

Active Streaks

276-183-9 (60%), +$62,838 in its last 468 picks overall since December 9th, 2015.

+$43,308 All Sports in 2016

78-50 (61%), +$10,883 MLB YTD

 

Take it to the books!

 

- The Covers Team

July Good Month/Bad Month Pitchers

CE Manager 22 hours, 19 minutes ago
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By Marc Lawrence 

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Fireworks and the MLB All-Star game go hand-in-hand during the month of July.  It also denotes the start of the 2nd half of the MLB campaign.  And as we’ve come to learn the key to each and every team’s fortune lies on the pitching staff.  Can they sustain or will they unravel like Jose Canseco going back on a fly ball?  Stay tuned.  What we do know is that certain pitchers love hurling this time of the season while others tend to get lit up like a roman candle on the 4th of July.

Listed below are hurlers that have enjoyed a two-to-one or better success ratio in team-starts over the course of the last three seasons during the month of July. On the flip side, we've also listed pitchers that struggle in July, winning 33% percent or less of their team-start efforts. To qualify pitchers must have made a minimum of 10 starts, with at least one start each July over the last three years. And for your convenience alongside each record we break down each pitcher’s greatest success or greatest failure rate either home (H) or away (A) within his good or bad month.

 

Note: * designates a categorical repeat appearance by this pitcher, maintaining status quo from last season’s July list. 

 

GOOD MONTH PITCHERS:

 

*Chen, Wei-Yin • 9-4 (5-1 H)

 

The Miami left-hander has not been terribly effective with an ERA hovering around 5. If Chen can develop more command, he's shown again this year he's tough when in challenging situations, allowing .186 batting average and .271 on-base percentage with runners in scoring position.

 

Garza, Matt • 9-3 (5-1 H)

 

Since coming back from spring training injury on June 14th, the Milwaukee right-hander has been a mix of good and bad, but come through when it counted. Opposing hitters are batting over .300 against Garza, but he's held those runners in check and induced a heavy dose of ground balls that have led to outs. If he continues, this Brewers starter might be effective.

 

Greinke, Zack • 11-4 (6-2 H)

 

Though Arizona is falling short of preseason expectations, the Diamondbacks ace is not and, other than Clayton Kershaw, has arguably been as effective as any pitcher since the end of April with batters hitting around .200 against him. Once again his array of pitches are finding the right spots and fastball is cooking!

 

Kazmir, Scott • 10-5 (6-2 H)

 

When Kazmir misses on location for fastball, the other team's lineup begins to look for off-speed stuff, which has caused his inconsistency this season. When he's working the corners on the knees early in the count, this sets up secondary pitches. In the past he's done so in July, let's see what he comes up with this time.

 

*Kershaw, Clayton • 12-3 (8-0 A)

 

When either Kershaw loses or has a less than stellar performance, which is infrequent, it is home page news on most sports websites. With opponents batting just .185 against him, baseball's best pitcher has close to as many home runs surrendered (6) as walks (9) to start the month over 121 innings. It’s no wonder his name is whispered in the same company as Sandy Koufax.

 

Kluber, Corey • 13-4 (9-2 H)

 

Since winning the Cy Young award in 2014, Kluber has not been able to match that magical season, but is part of a very good Cleveland rotation. Looking ahead, if the Indians righty can do a better job than permitting .281 batting averages with runners in scoring position, all his numbers will drop and his victories will go up. Note: Kluber’s numbers above also reflect his career team mark during July.

 

*Liriano, Francisco • 12-2 (7-0 H)

 

After several fine seasons with Pittsburgh, Liriano has not been effective in 2016. Walks and home runs have done him in and in order to reflect past results of July, he's going to have to stop leaving pitches in the heart of the plate. 

 

Peralta, Wily • 8-4 (5-1 H)

 

Peralta has been thoroughly ineffective all season (6.68 ERA) and was sent to minors after June 11th start. His return this month or this season depends on his Triple-A results. Note: Peralta’s numbers above also reflect his career team mark during July.

 

Price, David • 11-5 (7-1 A)

 

To date, the Boston lefty could be described as a mild disappointment, with an ERA north of 4.5 most of the season. No longer owning an upper 90's heater, Price does not blow away as many hitters as before and the fastball lacks some of the previous movement of the past. The slider has not had the usual bite from start to start. Red Sox need this ace to be one.

 

Ross, Tyson • 10-4  (4-1 H)

 

Ross has not pitched since he hit the DL with right shoulder inflammation after first start in April. San Diego Union reports a return even this month appears optimistic. 

 Note: Ross’ numbers above also reflect his career team mark during July.

 

Santana, Ervin • 11-4 (8-1 H)

 

Like his teammates, Santana is not having a good year, as opposing hitters are clocking him for nearly .300 average, compared to .256 over his 11-year career. Little reason to believe this month will match the past even if he improves with this Twins club.

 

*Volquez, Edinson • 10-5 (6-1 A)

 

Never a frontline hurler, Volquez numbers this campaign have matched the Royals, being very ordinary to date. The Dominican Republic native has done the job against right-handed batters, who have been knocking him around for nearly .300 average. 

 

BAD MONTH PITCHERS:

 

 Wood, Alex • 4-8 (0-6 A)

 

Wood – the only pitcher to appear on the July Bad Month list this season - was initially expected to be shut down for four weeks after landing on the 15-day disabled list at the end of May with a posterior impingement in his throwing elbow. Currently, the timetable is for mid-July return, but the oft-injured pitcher can hardly be counted on as record shows. Note: Wood’’s numbers above reflect his career team mark during July.

Contributions from Doug Upstone of VegasProInsidersDaily.com

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- Covers Team



Steve Merril Now 10-0 L10 Picks!

CE Manager Jun 29, 2016
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Are you paying attention yet? We hope so...

Nearly +$10K earned in a little more than a weeks time - Steve Merril is firing on all cylinders currently on a 10-0 MLB run! Can he make it 11? Or maybe 15+? Don't wait to find out, pick up his Wednesday 10* MLB Grand Slam *POWERHOUSE* now!

During this time of year, Steve focues on MLB only so make sure you don't miss out on another winner by picking up his MLB *Summer Special* today!

Another Expert to keep your eye on is AAA Sports. You've heard of cashing short underdogs, investing a little to win a lot, hitting a 4 or 5 game parlay; but have you ever cashed a straight up +795 on a single wager?

Generally speaking these are losing bets and you'd be better off putting that money towards other things then giving it away to the sportsbook. But not AAA, he saw an insiders angle and jumped at it! On Monday, AAA layed an 8* bet on Iceland (+795) to beat England. They did just that and that bet alone cashed +$6,360! Sometimes you have to take a chance, but this was a calculated one for the ages!

Backing up that outstanding win, AAA went 4-0 on Tuesday sweeping the board and earning clients +$3,400. He's Wednesday card is locked and loaded so be sure to jump on board - click here!


PREMIUM PRODUCT UPDATE:

There's just no stopping the profit-train that is the Experts Consensus. The ultimate goal is sustained long-term earnings, and that is exactly what Consensus has produced:


276-182-9 (60%), +$63,993
in its last 467 picks overall since December 9th, 2015.

+$44,463 All Sports in 2016

78-49 (61%), +$12,038 MLB YTD

 

Take it to the books!

 

- The Covers Team

The Championships, Wimbledon 2016

CE Manager Jun 28, 2016
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Previews by: Tennis Insiders

Picks: WIMBLEDON: POUILLE V COPIL | WIMBLEDON: SIMON V DIMITROV

Men to watch – and wager on – at the All England Club

Favorite

Novak Djokovic (-137)

Searching for his fourth Wimbledon title with a 44-3 record in 2016 leaves Djokovic as heavy favorite heading into this prestigious tournament. He is unbeaten here in the past two seasons, outlasting Roger Federer in the 2014 & 2015 finals.

Boris Becker said in a recent interview Djokovic is reeling off grand slam titles because “he wants it more”, so don’t expect any hangover from winning his first French Open. Andy Murray appears to be the main threat, the rekindling of his relationship with Ivan Lendl, his coach when he defeated Djokovic in the 2013 Wimbledon final has caused ripples throughout the tennis world.

Federer has struggled with injury in 2016, but should Djokovic face a Federer/Murray semi-final & final, the demands on the Serbian will be at full stretch. His 52-8 record at Wimbledon speaks for itself though, and if he does not lift his 13th Grand Slam title on the second Sunday in July it will be a massive upset.

Underdog to watch

Stan Wawrinka (+2000)

Wawrinka has struggled on grass, but he has given Djokovic nightmares in Grand Slam meetings. He defeated Djokovic in Australia & Paris, with four of their last five best of 5 set matches going the distance. 

He reached the quarter finals here in 2014 & 2015, his seeding preventing him meeting difficult obstacles up to this stage. He has the tools required for success on grass, the ability to attack the net off his serve & his gorgeous backhand will whizz through the court.

One major weakness is his lack of consistency, but if he gets hot in the second week he will trouble any player in the field. He has recruited former Wimbledon champion Richard Krajicek into the coaching fold for the grass court swing, it will be interesting to see what he’ll bring to the fold in this short space of time. Defeating Djokovic in a Grand Slam final requires mammoth effort, so write him off at your peril.

Live Longshot

Dominic Thiem (+3,300)

Semi-finalist in Roland Garros, the rise of Dominic Thiem has been meteoric in 2016. There were many question marks about his grass court pedigree, but defeating Roger Federer & lifting the title in Stuttgart seems to have silenced any critics.
His raw ability to produce powerful groundstrokes combined with excellent handles around the net leave the Austrian in good shape to become a dominant all court player.

The seeding of No.8 will be his career best at a Grand Slam to date, but tough matches lie in wait for week two at the All England Club.

Fitness is a massive doubt heading into the Championships. Thiem has played a staggering 60 matches in 2016, playing his 7th consecutive week of competitive tennis in Halle last week. This rest week will be pivotal, and he will need to avoid being dragged into four & five set matches during the early rounds if he wants to have any chance of reaching back to back Grand Slam semi-finals. He faltered in the second round last season, he’ll have to hope the draw is kind to him in the early rounds at the very least here.

 

Women to watch – and wager on – at the All England Club 

Favorite

Serena Williams  (+162)

No surprises here. The defending champion has a 79-10 record at Wimbledon, winning six titles. Her reaction to losing consecutive Grand Slam finals for the first time will be fascinating. Scheduling is always key as the years roll on in a player’s career, and with her 35th birthday in September, she still looks the dominant force in the women’s game. She’s played just five tournaments this season, reaching the finals in four.

Does she hold value? Her closest rivals have been plagued by injury, both Victoria Azarenka & Simona Halep major injury doubts heading into Wimbledon, and Sharapova beginning a two year suspension for failing a drugs test.

Last year’s runner up Muguruza defeated Williams in the French Open, but it remains to be seen how much those efforts will take out of her. Excluding Serena Williams, it’s been 20 years since a female tennis player has won Roland Garros & Wimbledon the same season. 

Serena loves this quick moving surface, the perfect habitat for her ferocious serve & groundstrokes. While she’s suffered defeats in 2016, she will be the freshest player on the tour coming in here, and should be caused no major problems by opponents until late in the second week.

Underdog to watch

Madison Keys (+1400)

With the likely withdrawal of either Azarenka or Halep, expect these odds to shorten. Keys reached the quarter-finals in Wimbledon last season, and her style is suited perfectly to the grass courts. She possesses a huge serve backed up with a powerful forehand and backhand she loves to launch off the wings and volleying skills honed by her doubles career. She won the title in Birmingham last week, winning close to 80% of first serve points on the way.

Just 21 years of age, she is 21-7 for the season. Combining this with an 8-3 career record at the Championships places her in a strong position for a deep run. She’ll be seeded No.9, protecting her from meeting the top 8 players until the 4th round.

She may be young, but her consistency at the top-level has not waivered. She’s made the last 16 in 7 of her last 8 Grand Slam appearances, a phenomenal achievement and further strengthening her claims as a potential challenger to Serena’s throne.

Live Longshot

Coco Vandeweghe (+3,300)

The 24 year old American stands 6’1 tall, possessing the same raw power as Spaniard Gabrine Muguruza. She traded blow for blow with Maria Sharapova in the quarter finals here in 2015, taking a set from the Russian. Victory would not have been undeserved, failure to convert on 11 break point chances her eventual demise.

Flat, aggressive serve & groundstrokes combined with her tendency to come to net all display her natural grass court pedigree.

She’s already won a grass court title in 2016, taking the title in ‘s-Hertogenbosch last week, winning all five matches in straight sets. This was her second victory at this tournament, taking the title in 2014 also.

She’ll come into the Championships as No.27 seed, most probably leaving a mouth-watering third round matchup with a top ranked player. 

She thrives off momentum, and if she can get a couple of wins under her belt in week one she’ll be a very dangerous prospect.

 

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Amazing Feats Of Handicapping!

CE Manager Jun 28, 2016
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There are some amazing feats of handicapping going on right now and we feel it is a must we share them with you!

Over the weekend Steve Merril identified a series that was primed to produce runs galore. Colorado hosted Arizona for a 4-game set and there was no shortage of firework. Steve released three of his popular 10* MLB *Slugfest* plays and the result was three convincing wins. In fact, a combined 52 runs were scored in those 3 winning picks! With a thirst for more profits, Merril won again Monday going the other way with an Under play.

Merril is officially on fire on the diamond, going a perfect 9-0-1 (100%) since last Monday. Make sure you don't miss out on another winner by picking up his 10* MLB *SLUGFEST* OVER today!


Speakign of runs, Will 'The Coach' Rogers is crushing the books left right and center! After going 3-1 again on Monday, he's now an outstanding 15-5-1 (75%) from Friday through Monday, earning +$7,510 of the house's money!

Will turns to the diamond for 3 more strong plays on today's card: 10* MLB Round Tripper ; Tuesday Takedown Special (only $20) ; and MLB Sure Shot


Finally there is AAA Sports. You've heard of cashing short underdogs, investing a little to win a lot, hitting a 4 or 5 game parlay; but have you ever cashed a straight up +795 on a single wager? Generally speaking these are losing bets and you'd be better off putting that money towards other things then giving it away to the sportsbook. But not AAA, he saw an insiders angle and jumped at it!

On Monday, AAA layed an 8* bet on Iceland (+795) to beat England. They did just that and that bet alone cashed +$6,360! Sometimes you have to take a chance, but this was a calculated one for the ages!

Don't miss out on his 10* MLB Game of the Week which goes off today at 7:05 PM ET!


PREMIUM PRODUCT UPDATE:

There's just no stopping the profit-train that is the Experts Consensus. The ultimate goal is sustained long-term earnings, and that is exactly what Consensus has produced:


274-181-9 (60%) L464
overall since December 9th, 2015.

+$43,697 All Sports in 2016

76-48 (61%), +$11,272 MLB YTD

 

Take it to the books!

 

- The Covers Team