SportsMemo.com
Username:
Password:
All Available Packages
HOMERECAPRADIOFORUMBLOGSLIVE ODDSBESTBETSHANDICAPPERS TWITTERRSS FEEDFACEBOOKEMAIL & CONTACTS
April

30

Search Blog by TopicSearch by Date



College Football Gambling: Estimated Major Conference Power Ratings

06.11.2013     07:50 AM     Printer Friendly
SportsMemo.com blog entry.
Submitted by Stat Intelligence

The Golden Nugget posted its “Game of the Year” early pointspreads a few days ago. I thought it would be fun to take those numbers and try to “reverse engineer” what their Power Ratings must have been for all the teams from major conferences.

It wasn’t quite as easy as I had hoped:

*They don’t seem to be using a universal “3” for home field advantage

*They probably shaded some lines in anticipation of betting action

Also, I couldn’t find any games involving Duke of the ACC, or SMU…a new team in the Big East (or American Athletic Conference as it will be known). So, I can’t get every “big six” team in here.

For the most part, these hold up. If you just use three points for home field, you’ll typically be within a point of where the Golden Nugget lined their games. And, we’re so far in advance of the season anyway that any realistic Power Ratings are just a broad Read more



Tags: College Football Stat Intelligence




College Football Gambling: A bettor's guide to the American Athletic Conference

06.10.2013     01:52 PM     Printer Friendly
SportsMemo.com blog entry.
Raise your hand if you are up to speed on the details of the newly formed American Athletic Conference. No? Either were we until about five minutes ago, a couple of Google searches, and of course our good pal Wikipedia. For the upcoming 2013 college football season, the AAC will include 10 teams: Cincinnati, UConn, Houston, Louisville, Memphis, Rutgers, SMU, USF, Temple, and UFC. To add to the confusion, in 2014, Louisville will head to the ACC, Rutgers is bailing to the Big Ten, and East Carolina, Tulane, and Tulsa will join the AAC.

This year, each team will play eight conference games. Below are the games that will not be played due to the eight-game slate.

Cincinnati/UCF
UConn/Houston
Louisville/SMU
Memphis/Rutgers
Temple/USF

Like the Big East, all ten teams will have three bye weeks (Temple and Houston technically have two with Dec. 7 and "open date”). It will be interesting to see how the former C-USA schools handle the time off. Houston, SMU, and UCF had only one bye week last year. Also note that for this season, the AAC Read more



Tags: College Football




Teddy Covers' Las Vegas Wise Guy Report: Golden Nugget College Football Games of the Year

06.10.2013     07:54 AM     Teddy Covers     Printer Friendly
Submitted by Teddy Covers

SportsMemo.com blog entry.
As spring turns into summer here in Las Vegas and the NBA Playoffs wind down, the upcoming football season begins to attract more and more betting attention.  Last month we saw NFL season win totals hit the betting boards around town, drawing a significant initial flurry of heavy wiseguy money.   And this past Friday, we saw another clear sign that football is just around the corner, as the Golden Nugget released their lines on 250 College Football Games of the Year.

The Nugget has earned a reputation as the top place to bet on sports in downtown Las Vegas, but it’s not generally a hotbed of wiseguy betting activity.  That changes dramatically when they release their College Football GOY lines, as they’ve done for each of the last seven years.  The Golden Nugget sportsbook takes center stage as a destination location; the first place in Vegas to post college football game pointspreads. 

The Nugget made some changes this year in an effort to please and appease the Read more



Tags: College Football Teddy Covers




College Football Betting: Know your conference realignment

06.10.2013     07:40 AM     Printer Friendly
SportsMemo.com blog entry.
We have a ways to go until the college football season but bettors would be wise to familiarize themselves with all of the conference realignments. Here is a brief overview of the changes...

Sun Belt Defectors - Florida Atlantic, Florida International, Louisiana Tech, Middle Tennessee, North Texas, and UT-San Antonio are all headed to the C-USA.

Sun Belt Newbies - Georgia State and Texas State will join the Sun Belt.

Introducing The American - Essentially a combination of the Big East and C-USA. East Carolina, Tulane, Tulsa and Navy will join next year. This year's league will feature 10 teams: Cincinnati, UConn, Houston, Louisville, Memphis, Rutgers, SMU, USF, Temple, and UCF.

Indie - Idaho and New Mexico State will play as Independents.

Mountain West Newbies - San Jose State and Utah State left the now defunct WAC for the Mountain West.

Big East to ACC - Syracuse and Pitt left the now defunct Big East for the ACC.

Transition - Georgia Southern, Appalachian State, and Old Dominion will being their Read more



Tags: College Football




NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Betting Free Play: Pittsburgh Penguins at Boston Bruins

06.07.2013     03:02 PM     ICC     Printer Friendly
Submitted by ICC

SportsMemo.com blog entry.
Pittsburgh +100 at Boston O/U 5.5
Recommendation: Pittsburgh


Pittsburgh faces a near impossible hole trailing Boston 3-0 in the Eastern Conference Finals. However, I’m willing to make a smaller wager and recommendation on the Penguins tonight if for no other reason than pride. The Penguins have a roster filled with intense competitors including Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Jarome Iginla and Brenden Morrow and I highly doubt any of them want their amazing season to end in a sweep considering the Penguins were the best team in the Eastern Conference throughout the regular season. There is no doubt it was a crushing, gut-wrenching double overtime loss for Pittsburgh in Game 3. The Penguins outshot the Bruins 54-40 but couldn’t find a way to put enough pucks behind Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask who was phenomenal in the win. Pittsburgh could be completely demoralized but I think there is enough veteran players and leadership to keep them in a positive frame of mind for Game 4.

Pittsburgh’s power play simply MUST get going after being held scoreless in the first three games. The reason Pittsburgh might finally break out of their Read more



Tags: NHL Pittsburgh Penguins Boston Bruins Ian Cameron




NBA Finals Handicapping: Statline Data for San Antonio Spurs vs. Miami Heat

06.06.2013     07:21 AM     Printer Friendly
SportsMemo.com blog entry.
Submitted by Stat Intelligence

It’s been awhile since we’ve looked at these. As was the format during March Madness, we look at regular season performance in two-point defense, rebounding differential, turnover differential, made treys per game, and pace ranking in the league. These numbers haven’t been adjusted from the playoffs. We’re looking to get a sense of skill sets.

Spurs.: 47% two-point defense, +1.2 rebounding, +0.2 TO’S, 8.1 treys, #6 pace

Heat: 47% two-point defense, -1.5 rebounding, +1.7 TO’S, 8.7 treys, #23 pace

*Most playoff teams were at 47% on deuces allowed, so we’re talking about playoff caliber teams who aren’t necessarily terrifying inside the arc. Indiana was the best of the playoff teams at 44%. Oklahoma City was best in the West at 45%.

*You won’t be surprised to see Miami trailing in the rebound category. They tend to blow off offensive rebounds to get everybody back to defend. We saw in the series finale vs. Read more



Tags: NBA Miami Heat San Antonio Spurs Stat Intelligence




MLB Handicapping: Texas' Ogando returns from DL

06.05.2013     07:39 AM     Printer Friendly
SportsMemo.com blog entry.
Texas (Ogando) at Boston (Lackey) -120 O/U 9

Texas' Alexi Ogando returns to the rotation after a stint on the DL due to biceps tendinitis. In his last start back on May 15, Ogando's fastball velocity was way down. It would probably be best to take a wait-and-see approach with Ogando though we would expect to see an uptick in velocity after the layoff. Due to all of their injuries, the Rangers have been forced to get creative with their rotation – Harrison, Feliz, and Lewis out; Grimm, Tepesch, and Wolf in. Despite allowing 17 runs yesterday, Texas' pitching has been nothing short of stellar with an AL-leading 3.58 ERA.


"I expect him to pick up where he left off, probably with a bigger smile on his face," Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux said. "He was feeling pretty good about himself, but he had to battle

Read more



Tags: MLB Texas Rangers Boston Red Sox




Teddy Covers' Las Vegas Wise Guy Report: NFL Season Over/Under Wins

06.03.2013     11:43 AM     Teddy Covers     Printer Friendly
Submitted by Teddy Covers

SportsMemo.com blog entry.
In last week’s column, I wrote about my personal process for assessing NFL Season Win Totals, calling those totals “the single most profitable set of wagers that I’ve found in my 15 years as a professional bettor living in Las Vegas.”  I also wrote in detail about the first step of that process – identifying accurate strength of schedule numbers from last year, to better gauge whether teams overachieved or underachieved in 2012; giving me a superior starting point to begin my analysis for this year.

I closed out the article with these two paragraphs: “The New York Giants faced single toughest schedule from last year based on my numbers on the weeks the games were played.  The Saints weren’t far behind.  Arizona, San Francisco, Tennessee, Baltimore and St Louis all faced abnormally tough slates.

“On the easy side, the Colts, Texans and Bengals all stood out; by far the three easiest schedules in the league.  Miami, Atlanta and San Diego also had much easier than average slates.  In my next column, I’ll write about the next step in the process -- identifying accurate Read more



Tags: NFL Teddy Covers




MLB Betting: Underreported Story...Tampa Bay Rays an Offensive Juggernaut!

06.03.2013     07:11 AM     Printer Friendly
SportsMemo.com blog entry.
Submitted by Stat Intelligence

For quite a few years now, the Tampa Bay Rays have been stereotyped as a small market team that has to manufacture little advantages at the edges to compete in the tough AL East. There was a Moneyball type book written about them. The manager is considered by some to be a tactical wizard. The team found hard throwing young pitchers to shut down opponents. They’d try to invent enough runs to outscore what those solid pitchers were allowing.

Because images are hard to shake, particularly images that have been accurate for a few years…changes in form often go unnoticed or underreported when they happen. That’s the case right now with the Tampa Bay Rays…who have become an offensive JUGGERNAUT over the past month and a half.

Most of this year’s coverage in the blog has concerned 5-inning results. I’m going to focus on full 9-inning numbers today because they tell the story so well…and because most of you reading this are still seeing the Read more



Tags: MLB Tampa Bay Rays Stat Intelligence




NBA Betting Recap: Indiana Pacers take down Miami Heat, force Game 7

06.02.2013     07:25 AM     Printer Friendly
SportsMemo.com blog entry.
Submitted by Stat Intelligence

I said I wouldn’t get too wound up in a Miami Heat playoff series until they faced an elimination game. They’d shown a tendency to pace themselves all year. We learned last year that they're not necessarily vulnerable when they’re looking vulnerable.

NOW, they’re vulnerable!

They still have some margin for error because of home court advantage. And, it’s tough to expect that Dwyane Wade…and Chris Bosh…and Ray Allen will all be as worthless Monday night as they were this evening. LeBron James is very likely to get some help. If he doesn’t, then it will be the Pacers who advance to face the San Antonio Spurs. It’s a team game. LeBron and a bunch of half-hearted, shot missing, non-rebounders isn’t much of a team.

Reasons for hope for Indiana:

*The grueling pace of this series…every other day of intense physicality…may be having a much bigger impact on Bosh, Wade, and Allen than Read more



Tags: NBA Miami Heat Indiana Pacers Stat Intelligence



84

Page 84 of 238
"Big Ten'"

April

29


 
Email
 
MLB
Current Blog Topics
Current Blog Topics
SportsMemo Ads
Daily Plays
$29
Dating back to August of 2015, OTTO Sports has been a beast with 59% winners in all sports and +52 units of profit. Off yesterday's EASY 20* NL GOM winner on the Mets, he checks in with his strongest play in the American League for Saturday. It's only $29 and a must win or Sunday's top play is on the house.

$29
Ian Cameron and his clients cashed in with his one and only MLB play last night and he is ready to cash in on the diamond tonight with a very strong, top rated 20* MLB Saturday Main Event. You can get it complete with detailed written analysis for just $29 and it is guaranteed to cash or his next MLB play is free.

Was 60, $39
With over +11 units in the bank during his current run, Erin Rynning comes in with three 10* selections for Saturday's card. Get all three selections for the discounted rate of $39. This package is guaranteed to profit or ER's Sunday card is on the house.

$20
Teddy is making $$ for himself and his clients right now, riding a rock solid 67% MLB hot streak over the past ten days playing nothing but underdogs, short favorites and totals. Expect another right side cash here in Afternoon Action on Saturday, primed to deliver a Winner Before Dinner! Get it now! This play must win or his next report is FREE!

$20
Teddy is riding a 67% MLB hot streak into Saturday, primed to cash this West Coast winner to close out your evening. The Royals and Mariners are priced near pick em -- no juice to lay -- and Teddy is ready to cash another winning bet backing a right side winner here. Get it now & cash in tonight! This play must win or his next report is FREE!

$20
Brent Crow KNOWS MLB totals with 61% winners over the last three seasons. Get Saturday's top 10* total for only $20. It must cash or BC's top selection for Sunday is on the house.

$20
Drew Martin is in with an isolated 10* selection on today's card. One of the most famous rivalries in all of sports the Yankees and the Red Sox face each other and a few metrics that favor one of the sides is at play. This package is only $20 and a Watch and Win opportunity on MLB Network; guaranteed to win- or his next selection is on the house.

$20
Ian Cameron and his clients have enjoyed rock solid profits in 3 years in the National Hockey League at Sportsmemo banking +21.23 units of profit on the ice since 2012 along with a profitable +6.6 units NHL season including the playoffs. He is ready to deliver more profits on the ice tonight with his 10* NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Top Play which is backed by a perfect 13-0 betting angle which has been cashing tickets for months. You can get it complete with detailed written analysis for just $20 and it is guaranteed to cash or his next NHL play is free.

$29
Rob has carved a spot among the industries best when it comes to his Best Bets in all sports. Since the 2014 season Rob's 20* plays have cashed at a 61% rate raking in +71.0 units! Rob has his Sunday Card ready to roll highlighted by his NBA 20* Playoff Total and you can join him for just $29, guaranteed to cash or tomorrow's play is free.


Extended Services
-----------SportsMemo-----------





Copyright © 2007 SPORTSMEMO, INC, 1-800-575-3069. Sportsmemo.com is the nation’s premier resource for sports betting and handicapping information. Get free football picks, free NFL picks, free college football picks, free baseball picks, free NBA picks, free college basketball picks, free hockey picks, free golf picks, and free soccer picks from the nation’s top handicappers. Sportsmemo's sports betting insight and analysis comes from some of the most respected sports handicappers in the sports gambling industry including Ted Sevransky (Teddy Covers), Brent Crow of Alatex Sports, Rob Veno, Erin Rynning, Otto Sports, Andrew Lange, Ian Cameron, Drew Martin, and Alex B. Smith. Listen to these handicapping experts daily on the Sportsmemo Podcast Monday-Friday at Sportsmemo.com.  Missed the Sportsmemo Podcast?  Past shows are available on Sportsmemo.com's podcast archive page. Looking for daily sports betting tips and sports betting advice on the MLB, NBA, NCAA, NFL, NHL, CFL, and PGA? Check out the interactive sports betting posting forum, power ratings, expert handicapping blogs, and original sports betting articles from the Sportsmemo team that specializes in sports information from a pointspread perspective at Sportsmemo.com.   Apr 30, 2016 09:53 AM.