When the Brickyard 400 debuted on the NASCAR Sprint Cup
Series scene at America’s most historic race track, Indianapolis Motor
Speedway, back in 1994 it was considered by most the biggest NASCAR event in years.
With the end of the more than four-month NFL lockout
seemingly imminent the league is about to undergo a frenzy of player
movement that has never before been seen in American sports.
The United States used to be considered easily the top
country in terms of men’s golf talent, but with the fall of Tiger Woods that
appears to no longer be the case. Indeed the betting odds favorite is an Irish
Major League Baseball’s All-Star Break arrives following the
15 games on Sunday, and that means there are very few live betting options for
a few days next week. And really the ONLY live option on Monday is the annual
Home Run Derby.
The 2011 Open Championship will be the 140th in
tournament history. It is scheduled to be played from July 14th to 17th at Royal St. George’s in Kent, England.
What, you thought the NHL betting season ended with the Stanley Cup
playoffs? Or with Wednesday night’s regular-season awards ceremony? You would
The U.S. Open is the toughest test in golf, and this year’s
tournament at Congressional Country Club outside Washington, D.C., will be no
different. Tiger Woods, the perennial favorite is out this year.
The Miami Heat are proving that the NBA’s regular season
really doesn’t much matter but that having three superstars trumps all – at
least so far – heading into their NBA Finals matchup against the Dallas
The NBA’s Eastern Conference Finals got underway on Sunday
night to record ratings and an easy cover for the Chicago Bulls – but Miami remains
the favorite. Tonight we get to see the Western half take to the court.
They call it the unofficial “fifth major” on the PGA Tour:
the huge-purse Players Championship tees off this week at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte
Vedra Beach, Fla. – of course TPC Sawgrass is home to the famous island hole
There is no question that mixed martial
arts – i.e. the UFC – has overtaken boxing in terms of overall interest in the
fight world as well as betting action but there are still a few boxers who make
their fights a big-time betting event no matter the opponent.
The NBA’s awards season has already begun – the only
negative is that the Association doesn’t give exact dates of when it will
announce its award winners. However, going on past seasons it will be the first
week of May.
If you ask most NHL experts, they will tell you that the
Western Conference is much deeper and better than the East was this regular
season. And the numbers back that up.
The NCAA tournament and the first showing of the first four
made the 2011 bracket the biggest yet. The tourney was full of surprises with
VCU going further than most thought and many favorites dropping out early.
No number one seed or number two seed and VCU in the Final
Four? If you had this in your NCAA tournament bracket then take a ticket ‘cos
we got ourselves a winner, for the rest of us let’s look at the games.
The book likes underdogs. The book likes underdogs. Let me
repeat: the book likes underdogs. Lets look at who has made the sportsbooks the most money so far in the NCAA Tournament.
Among the hundreds of props available on the upcoming NCAA
Tournament is one that’s a perennial favorite among bettors: Wagering on the
tournament’s Most Outstanding Player.
Indeed, most consider the Big East’s tournament the best of
all the conference because you have 16 teams, fifteen games, five days and one
historical location. But what of the rest?
Last week was the final full NBA week of games before this
weekend’s All-Star Break. It was also the first full week of basketball where
it didn’t have to contend with football.
Let’s take a look here at how bettors cashed in on the
futures bets of the 2010 NFL Most Valuable Player, Offensive Rookie of the Year
and Defensive Rookie of the Year.
If you put any credence in the NFL's
preseason standings - I personally don't - then the AFC South might be
pretty lousy this season because no team has gotten a win yet
entering Tennessee's Monday night game against
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