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Teddy Covers' Las Vegas Wiseguy Report: Bettors ready for Super Bowl XLIX

01.26.2015     10:49 AM     Teddy Covers     Printer Friendly
Submitted by Teddy Covers

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It’s Super Bowl time again.  I use this line every year because it’s true – this IS the moral equivalent of Christmas Day for many sports bettors.  Yet, much like last year, many of the professional full time bettors that I know are rather disappointed with the proposition betting opportunities for Super Bowl XLIX – there’s simply not much low hanging fruit.  The biggest and best sportsbooks (market leaders both here in Vegas and offshore) have learned from previous mistakes.  Weak numbers do NOT abound in 2015.

Let me start with the game itself.  The Super Bowl itself has been an underdog bettor’s paradise in recent years.   The Seahawks were underdogs at kickoff last year in their blowout win over the Broncos. The Ravens won the Super Bowl in 2013, as the underdog, beating the favored 49ers.  The Giants won the year before as an underdog; knocking off the Patriots.  In 2010, the Saints won straight up as a dog over Peyton Manning and the Colts.  In 2009, the Cardinals covered the spread in a tight loss to the Steelers.  In 2008, the Gia nts beat the favored 18-0 Patriots Read more



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A perfect match: Gambling and the Super Bowl

01.20.2015     08:34 AM     Teddy Covers     Printer Friendly
Submitted by Teddy Covers

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Publicly, the NFL is among one of the staunchest opponents of legalized gambling. Former commissioner Paul Tagliabue and current commissioner Roger Goodell were instrumental in getting the anti gaming ‘Illegal Internet Gambling Prohibition Act’ attached to the Port Security Bill. The NFL has taken this stance despite the fact that its enormous popularity is, in no small part, due to the prevalence of betting on games.

The hypocrisy of the NFL in regards to betting is almost laughable. The facts, as you will see, clearly show that the league was founded by gamblers for gamblers. From the NFL’s first television appearance in 1939 through the current TV deal that pumps more than three billion dollars per year into the league coffers, the NFL’s popularity rests upon the shoulders of those who wager on the outcome of the games.

Here in the 21st century, the NFL is the most popular and profitable sport in the. NFL owners are among the richest men in the world; franchises are bought and sold for more than half a billion dollars. However, the league’s humble origins were anything but the extravagant bonanza that is the NFL today. Read more



Tags: NFL Super Bowl XLIX Teddy Covers




Teddy Covers' Las Vegas Wiseguy Report: NBA Eastern Conference Betting News and Notes

01.19.2015     07:45 AM     Teddy Covers     Printer Friendly
Submitted by Teddy Covers

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There’s only one meaningful game remaining in the 2014 football season.  Meanwhile, the NBA has reached the halfway point of the 2014-15 campaign without much fanfare.  In this week’s Wiseguy Report, I’ll be focusing on NBA Notes and Quotes from three pointspread outliers from the Eastern Conference.  How can we make money off these teams as they morph from contenders to pretenders or vice versa?  Read on to find out!

The Atlanta Hawks have been the single most under-reported story of the current NBA season, by a fairly wide margin.  Make no mistake about it – right now, the Hawks are the best team in the Eastern Conference and it’s not even close!  And, as a smaller market team without marquee superstars, Atlanta continues to retain their pointspread value; still very much a bet-on team two full months after their hot streak started!

Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer was a longtime Greg Popovich assistant in San Antonio, and his team is drawing comparisons to the Spurs on a nightly basis.  Budenholzer’s squad relies, like the defending champs, on ball movement and depth.  The Hawks lead Read more



Tags: NBA Atanta Hawks Chicago Bulls New York Knicks Teddy Covers




College Basketball Betting Free Play: Providence Friars at Creighton Blue Jays

01.17.2015     09:10 AM     Andrew Lange     Printer Friendly
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Providence at Creighton -2 O/U 132
Recommendation: Under


Providence head coach Ed Cooley has always preached defense first and when the Friars are at their best, the stop unit grades out as above average. But the problem has been consistency: guard well for two games and then lay an egg. Earlier this season, Providence allowed 75 to Marquette and bounced back with back-to-back strong defensive showings against Butler and Georgetown. Last time out, the Friars allowed 83 to St. John's, including 10-of-17 from 3-point land. I would expect a far better showing against Creighton who through five Big East games has really struggled to score (0.96 ppp). The Blue Jays (0-5 vs. Big East) have had some game efforts of late with one-point losses to Seton Hall and Marquette. Considering what they lost from last year's team and the competitiveness of the Big East, it's not shocking to see them struggle. Their league games have all been fairly slow in terms of pace including the first meeting vs. Providence in which the Friars won 65-53 (63 possessions). Should be a competitive game which leaves the door open for a late second half lull. With the total currently Read more



Tags: College Basketball Providence Friars Creighton Blue Jays Andrew Lange




NHL Handicapper Free Play: Pittsburgh Penguins at New York Islanders

01.16.2015     11:10 AM     ICC     Printer Friendly
Submitted by ICC

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Pittsburgh +100 at NY Islanders O/U 5.5
Recommendation: Pittsburgh


This should be a terrific Eastern Conference showdown here as the Penguins and Islanders, two of the top three teams in the East, do battle with temporary possession of 1st place in the Metropolitan Division at stake. Pittsburgh has won two straight against Montreal and Minnesota while they’ve collected at least a point in five of their last six games. The Penguins have dropped two straight to the NY Islanders this season and I think this is a circled game of sorts for Pittsburgh to prove the Eastern Conference still goes through them as they sit just 1 point behind the Islanders. New York has been a major surprise this season and they have won six of their last eight games by getting timely goals, dramatically improving their defensive play in their own zone, while also getting solid goaltending from Jaroslav Halak. But the Islanders are coming off a monster statement victory against the defending Eastern Conference champion NY Rangers in a 3-0 shutout win and they may not find it all that easy getting themselves fired up once again for another big game. This Penguins team will Read more



Tags: NHL Pittsburgh Penguins New York Islanders Ian Cameron




NBA Handicapper Free Play: Atlanta Hawks at Detroit Pistons

01.09.2015     11:42 AM     ICC     Printer Friendly
Submitted by ICC

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Atlanta at Detroit +3
Recommendation: Detroit


Two of the hottest teams in the NBA square off tonight in the Motor City. Atlanta is an incredible 20-2 SU in its last 22 games which has them in first place in the Eastern Conference while Detroit is on a 7-0 streak since getting rid of the disrupter, Josh Smith. My clients and I have cashed five straight winners with the Detroit Pistons who are most assuredly a team to ride at the moment while the betting markets remain slow to adjust to the difference in energy and execution. Detroit has seen a major surge in its offense during that stretch with much better ball movement and more balanced scoring. They are playing more as a team right now and it is a direct correlation to their winning streak. Point guard Brandon Jennings has finally assumed the team leader role for and is currently playing like one averaging 22.8 points in Detroit’s last four games and the Pistons are finally getting their two talented big men Greg Monroe and Andre Drummond to elevate their play as both are averaging double doubles during the winning streak. Atlanta has put together a truly outstanding run as well and they Read more



Tags: NBA Atlanta Hawks Detroit Pistons Ian Cameron




College Basketball Handicapping: What to do with UCLA moving forward

01.05.2015     02:09 PM     Andrew Lange     Printer Friendly
Submitted by Andrew Lange

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So if you haven't already noticed, UCLA is really bad. Or at least that's how they've been playing the last three weeks. They can't win, can't cover, and have been an under bettor's dream because they can't score despite playing at a fast clip. Look, as of now, unless I come across a great piece of information, playing a conference game over the total just isn't in the cards. However, knowing the natural ebb and flow of a season, I can tell you that the Bruins are at some point going to cash in on some overs.

For starters, four of their last five games were on the road and all but one opponent (Alabama) was what I would consider to be defensively elite. Some of the blame can no question be placed on the offense which has little to no room for growth if Bryce Alford remains the team's top scoring option. Adding to it is that they don't have a true point guard nor any pop off the bench. Pretty bleak, right? But when you step back and look at the bigger picture I see potential -- and by potential I mean "overs."

Of UCLA's seven losses, all but one was on the road and the lone home game, sure enough, went flying over the total with 160 points. And the one Read more



Tags: College Basketball UCLA Bruins Andrew Lange




Teddy Covers' Las Vegas Wiseguy Report: AFC Playoff Contenders

12.22.2014     10:09 AM     Teddy Covers     Printer Friendly
Submitted by Teddy Covers

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Week 16 of the NFL season is in the books and four teams have emerged as clear co-favorites to win the Super Bowl.  Green Bay and Seattle are at the top of the power ratings spectrum in the NFC while Denver and New England look poised for a rematch from last year in the AFC Championship Game.

Last week in this space, I poked holes in the NFC contenders, explaining why every other live team in the playoff race had at least one fundamental flaw primed to doom their chances in January.  This week, I’m going to point the magnifying glass towards the seven fringe contenders in the AFC.  Can any of them knock off the Patriots in Foxboro or the Broncos in Denver when January rolls around?  Read on to find out. 

The Houston Texans remain one of five teams still fighting for the final two playoff spots in the AFC after knocking off the Ravens on Sunday.  But if the Texans do manage to sneak into the postseason with a Wild Card berth, I’m not expecting them to do any damage. 

Houston’s defense ranks among the league’s elite, as we clearly saw once again this past weekend.  But the Texans average Read more



Tags: NFL Teddy Covers




Teddy Covers' Las Vegas Wiseguy Report: NFC Playoff Contenders

12.15.2014     08:12 AM     Teddy Covers     Printer Friendly
Submitted by Teddy Covers

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Week 15 of the NFL season is in the books and four teams have emerged as clear co-favorites to win the Super Bowl.  Green Bay and Seattle are at the top of the power ratings spectrum in the NFC while Denver and New England look poised for a rematch of last year’s AFC Championship Game.

In my Wiseguy Report over the next two weeks, I’m going to poke holes in every other team that is still alive in the playoff chase.  Can any of the fringe contenders knock off the favorites when January rolls around?  Read on to find out.  This week I’ll focus on the second tier contenders in the NFC, and next week, I’ll shift my focus to the AFC.

The Dallas Cowboys have looked good on national TV repeatedly this year.  They are a perfect 7-0 SU on the road, including impressive wins at Seattle and Philly.  But the Cowboys have at least one fundamental flaw – their defense isn’t much better than it was last year when the Cowboys ranked at or near the bottom of nearly every statistical category. 

In 2013, the Cowboys stop unit was ridiculed nationally, allowing 6.1 yards per play (ranked #30 out of 32 Read more



Tags: NFL Teddy Covers




NHL Handicapper Free Play: Columbus Blue Jackets at Washington Capitals

12.11.2014     10:20 AM     ICC     Printer Friendly
Submitted by ICC

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Columbus +160 at Washington O/U 5.5
Recommendation: Columbus


The Columbus Blue Jackets are undefeated in the month of December as they attempt to climb back into Eastern Conference playoff contention. They started the year 6-15-2 which was disappointing considering last year’s late season improvement. Injuries were a big catalyst for their October and November woes but many of their injured bodies are back including Brandon Dubinsky who made his season debut in Tuesday’s 3-2 OT win against Philadelphia on Tuesday night. Dubinsky of course is one of the better two-way players in the NHL. Columbus is also starting to score more goals with 10 in their last three games. They’ve gotten better play from their blue line and Sergei Bobrovsky is in stellar form with a .948 save percentage while allowing just seven goals in their last four games.

Washington enters on a three-game win streak but there are a couple factors that make them vulnerable tonight as this hefty favorite. The Caps are returning home following a road trip and this will be their 12th straight game with travel involved. The Caps are Read more



Tags: NHL Colmbus Blue Jackets Washington Capitals Ian Cameron



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