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NFL Juggernauts and Fading Has Beens
12/08/2016
The NFL season features hot and cold teams all season.  This is the time of year to be hot down the stretch run, but who's hot and who's not?... Read this article
#NFL Line Watch Week 14
12/06/2016

Each week during the pro football season, AAA Sports looks at the NFL odds and tells you which spread to bet now, which one to bet later, and which total to watch as the week plays out.

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NFL Quarterback Shuffle
11/30/2016
Quarterbacks are King in the NFL if you want to win. But we've seen the most important position on the football field drop like flies the last few years.... Read this article
Betting NFL Football - Trends to Watch - December
11/30/2016

With December upon us, the 2016 NFL season heads into the final quarter of the season and with it our final take on monthly teams trends, compliments of the 2016 PLAYBOOK Football Preview magazine.

 


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NFL Line Watch Week 13
11/28/2016

Each week during the pro football season, AAA Sports looks at the NFL odds and tells you which spread to bet now, which one to bet later, and which total to watch as the week plays out.

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Turkeys, Turnovers and TV Showdowns!
11/24/2016
Late season football can mean emotion and rivalry games in football, even with teams guaranteed losing seasons.... Read this article
NFL Line Watch Week 12
11/21/2016

Each week during the pro football season, AAA Sports looks at the NFL odds and tells you which spread to bet now, which one to bet later, and which total to watch as the week plays out.

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NFL Offensive Lines + Home/Road Disparity
11/16/2016
Home vs. Road play in the NFL can pay big dividends against the spread. Get the inside take from Jim Feist in Las Vegas!... Read this article
#NFL Line Watch Week 11
11/15/2016

Each week during the pro football season, AAA Sports looks at the NFL odds and tells you which spread to bet now, which one to bet later, and which total to watch as the week plays out.

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Winning Football: "D" Comes Before "O"
11/12/2016
What's important for winning football -- offense or defense? Jim Feist in Vegas provides insight, both straight up and ATS.... Read this article
NFL Line Watch Week 10
11/07/2016

Each week during the pro football season, AAA Sports looks at the NFL odds and tells you which spread to bet now, which one to bet later, and which total to watch as the week plays out.

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Football Totals and Coaching Philosophies
11/01/2016
It's not just NFL sides but totals can offer outstanding wagering value. But what to look for? Vegas legend Jim Feist explains.... Read this article
NFL Line Watch Week 9
11/01/2016
Each week during the pro football season, AAA Sports looks at the NFL odds and tells you which spread to bet now, which one to bet later, and which total to watch as the week plays out.... Read this article
Betting NFL Football - Trends to Watch - November
10/29/2016

November brings out the best in family, football and friends. It's the time of the year when the NFL makes its 2nd half run to the playoffs, and where friends and family dine around the Thanksgiving Day table for food and good times.

Let's ensure a good time playing the football games with these delectable morsels of trends and patterns by NFL teams since 1990.  Enjoy the games, and pass on the gravy. 

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World Series Wagering Edges
10/25/2016
The World Series is going to end one city's long drought. It's also an exciting time for sports bettors, with managers doing this differently than in the regular season.... Read this article
Inside the Game - Misleading CFB Wk 8 Final Scores
10/25/2016

While the scoreboard tells us who won and lost, it is important to look inside the game to see if there were any misleading final scores. We break down Week 8 in college football here. 

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NFL Line Watch Week 8
10/25/2016
Each week during the pro football season, AAA Sports looks at the NFL odds and tells you which spread to bet now, which one to bet later, and which total to watch as the week plays out.... Read this article
Turnovers Can Turn the Tide (SU and ATS)
10/18/2016
Last month the Patriots and Dolphins an AFC East rivalry game. The Dolphins finished with 447 total yards, as QB Ryan Tannehill had 387 passing and was not sacked once. Miami even knocked Pats' QB Jimmy Garappolo out of the game with an injury. So, a big Miami road win? A point spread cover? Actually, neither. The Dolphins never led, down 31-3 on the way to their eighth straight loss in Foxboro. ... Read this article
NFL Line Watch Week 7
10/18/2016

Each week during the pro football season, AAA Sports looks at the NFL odds and tells you which spread to bet now, which one to bet later, and which total to watch as the week plays out.

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Football Wagering: Motivating Factors
10/11/2016
Football handicapping requires looking at multiple factors, not just one overriding element. Jim Feist explains the different levels of motivation with football teams.... Read this article
NFL Line Watch Week 6
10/10/2016
Each week during the pro football season, AAA Sports looks at the NFL odds and tells you which spread to bet now, which one to bet later, and which total to watch as the week plays out.... Read this article
Inside the Game - Misleading CFB Wk 6 Final Scores
10/10/2016

While the scoreboard tells us who won and lost, it is important to look inside the game to see if there were any misleading final scores. We break down Week 6 in college football here. 

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#NFL Line Watch Week 5
10/04/2016

Each week during the pro football season, AAA Sports looks at the NFL odds and tells you which spread to bet now, which one to bet later, and which total to watch as the week plays out.

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Inside the Game
10/03/2016
While the scoreboard tells us who won and lost, it is important to look inside the game to see if there were any misleading final scores. We break down Week 5 in college football here.... Read this article
Betting NFL Football - Trends to Watch - October
09/30/2016
Marc Lawrence gives us his opinion on the best and worst trends for NFL teams for the month of October.... Read this article
NFL Line Watch Week 4
09/27/2016

Each week during the pro football season, AAA Sports looks at the NFL odds and tells you which spread to bet now, which one to bet later, and which total to watch as the week plays out.

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Inside the Game - Misleading college Football Final Scores Week 4
09/26/2016

While the scoreboard tells us who won and lost, it is important to look inside the game to see if there were any misleading final scores. We break down Week 4 in college football here. 

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Betting NFL Football
09/25/2016

Marc Lawrence discusses his picks for the month and gives a thorough breakdown of his picks. Home teams, Away teams, favorites, and underdogs.  It's all here!!! 

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Pro Football Stats: Read Between the Lines
09/25/2016
NFL stats aren't always as they appear. Digest numbers carefully when analyzing team strengths and weaknesses.... Read this article
#NFL Line Watch Week 3
09/19/2016

Each week during the pro football season, AAA Sports looks at the NFL odds and tells you which spread to bet now, which one to bet later, and which total to watch as the week plays out.


 

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Pro Football Stats: Read Between the Lines
09/14/2016
NFL stats aren't always as they appear. Digest numbers carefully when analyzing team strengths and weaknesses.... Read this article
The Best of the NFL
09/06/2016
The pro football season kicks off this week with a Super Bowl rematch between Carolina and the defending champion Broncos in Denver.... Read this article
2016 College Football's Top 1-20
09/01/2016
College Football gets rolling full time tonight!  Here's a look at my Top 20 countdown.... Read this article
NFL and NCAAF regular season win total predictions
09/01/2016
Are you ready for some football?  I know you are, and so am I.  Now let's have some fun for the season with my CFB and NFL season win totals and predictions.... Read this article
September Good Month/Bad Month Pitchers
08/31/2016
Marc Lawrence looks at the good and the bad with his selection for the end of the MLB season. With playoff's around the corner, who will he count on?... Read this article
NCAAF Top 21-40
08/23/2016
The College Football season kicks off this week, with a big slate on tap next week. Here's a peak at my Top 21-40 , then next week my Top 20.... Read this article
2016 NFC Division Betting Preview
08/22/2016

2015 Year In Review

Listed among the highlights on the 2015 NFC ledger, last year saw... A team from the NFC South (Carolina) win its division for a third straight season, only to fold like a cheap lawn chair in Super Bowl 50.

 

 

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2016 AFC Division Preview
08/21/2016
In intra conference games - AFC versus AFC - over the teams off a SU underdog win have struggled to get back up the following game, going just 66-86-9 ATS.  Inside those numbers is a paltry 1-7-1 ATS mark as double-digit dogs, and a dismal 2-10 SUATS mark if the team owns a win percentage of less than .250 on the season.... Read this article
College Football Injuries and Depth Charts
08/16/2016
College Football is just around the corner! Some teams are built for the long haul, but some surprise early in the season. Jim Feist explains why.... Read this article
2016 Sun Belt Conference Football Betting Preview
08/14/2016

The fun in the sun guys have been especially profitable for backers when taking more than 3 points in bowl games, going 6-1 ATS. More impressive, they also managed to win six of the seven games in SU fashion, including Georgia Southern's impressive 58-27 romp over Bowling Green as 5-point dogs in last year's Go Daddy Bowl.

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NFL Preseason Pointers and Changes
08/12/2016
The NFL Week 1 preseason is underway! Here's a peak at some weekend previews and betting trends.

 

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2016 SEC Conference Football Betting Preview
08/10/2016
Marc Lawrence gives you his betting previews for this upcoming 2016 SEC Conference Football.... Read this article
NFL Preseason Betting Tips
08/02/2016
Football is here! The NFL Preseason kicks off this weekend with the Hall of Fame classic. Let's go over some August NFL wagering strategies.... Read this article
August Good Month/Bad Month Pitchers
07/31/2016

With the MLB trading deadline officially closed, and the NFL preseason whetting our pigskin palates, the month of August sets the table for the stretch run of the baseball season.  Which pitchers can we count on to satisfy our tastes, and which ones figure to sour our stomachs?  Take a look below.

 

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2016 Pac-12 Conference Football Betting Preview
07/31/2016

Quarterback Checklist 

Like most football conferences, the Pac-12 is a quarterback driven league.  And 2016 will be no different, with UCLA's Josh Rosen and Washington State's Luke Falk leading the charge.

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2016 Mountain West Conference Betting Football Preview
07/24/2016

We're Back, Again

For the ninth consecutive year, the Mountain West sent at least five teams into postseason bowl games when eight participants hit the alleys last season.  The MWC has earned 77 bowl bids since 1999 and holds a 42-35 (.546) all-time record in those contests. 

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College Football Teams with Something to Prove
07/19/2016
Football is approaching! Let's examine some college football programs with something to prove in 2016... Read this article
2016 Mid American Conference Football Betting Preview
07/16/2016

The West Is Best

Entering its 70th year of gridiron competition, the MAC welcomes 12 teams when it returns to a balanced format in 2016 as UMass has exited the conference.

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NCAAF New Coaches
07/15/2016
Football is approaching! College football programs for 2016 have invested in some new head coaches to turn them around. Let's jump right in.... Read this article
2016 Independent Football Betting Preview
07/10/2016

And Now There Are Four

With UMass' departure from the Mid American Conference, roll call among FBS Independent college football teams has inched up to four this year as the Minuteman join the ranks of Independents.

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