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MLB Betting: Atlanta Braves Preview

Are the Atlanta Braves ready to put up a fight for a seat at the playoffs? Scott Spreitzer gives you the break down to see if they have what it takes this year. 

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Thunder, Blazers Playing Back-to-Back Games Off OT Wins Wednesday
The Oklahoma City Thunder and Portland Trail Blazers both worked overtime in wins Wednesday and will have little time to rest as they meet the Chicago Bulls and Dallas Mavericks Thursday.... Read this article
MLB Betting: Arizona Diamondbacks Preview
Can the Arizona Diamondbacks make some noise in the NL West this season?  Scott Sprietzer breaks them down to see if they have what it takes this year to do just that.... Read this article
College Basketball Betting: Final Run to the Big 12 Title
College basketball is winding down its regular season, with tourney seedings and rivalry matchups taking center stage. Here is a look at the top Big 12 teams this week from handicapper Jim Feist.... Read this article
College Basketball Betting: Best of the Pac-12 Conference
Don Best handicapper Jim Feist looks at the top Pac-12 college basketball teams as we come down the stretch run. Who has the edge out West? Find out now.... Read this article
College Basketball Betting: Best of SEC - Can Anybody Beat Kentucky?
College basketball conference play is in the home stretch. Don Best handicapper Jim Feist looks at the SEC and asks, can anyone take down the Kentucky Wildcats before tourney play?... Read this article
Projecting 2015 MLB Win Totals: Miami Marlins
With MLB spring training opening this past week, Don Best handicapper Scott Spreitzer takes a look at the season Win Total for the Miami Marlins from a betting perspective.... Read this article
Nationals Projected as Best Team Based on 2015 MLB Win Totals
Baseball season is just around the corner, which means sportsbooks are releasing 2015 MLB Win Totals and more future odds for bettors to wager on. Get the early numbers for every team here.... Read this article
Thatch Battles Henderson in Welterweight Bout at UFC Fight Night 60
Rising star Brandon Thatch meets former lightweight champ Benson Henderson in a welterweight matchup Saturday night at UFC Fight Night 60 in Colorado. Will experience make a difference?... Read this article
Central Division Lead on Line Thursday When Cavs Visit Bulls
The Cleveland Cavaliers have won 14 of their last 15 games but still find themselves behind the Chicago Bulls in the NBA's Central Division. That can change with a victory on Thursday night.... Read this article
College Basketball Betting: Best of Big 10 Basketball Teams
The Big 10 is situated in the heart of basketball country, and Don Best handicapper Jim Feist examines some of the top teams in the conference as tourney time approaches.... Read this article
Downward Spiral Down Golf Betting Board Continues for Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods once seemed like a lock to pass Jack Nicklaus for the most major championships in golf history. Now, Woods is just fighting to win another tournament after another withdrawal.... Read this article
Two Top 10 ACC Matchups Highlight Saturday's College Hoops Slate
With a little more than a month to go before March Madness, the top college basketball games on Saturday take place in the ACC with Duke hosting Notre Dame and Louisville visiting Virginia.... Read this article
Cavaliers Look to Extend Winning Streak to 12 Against Clippers
The Cleveland Cavaliers are the hottest team in the NBA and hope to win their 12th straight on Thursday when they host the LA Clippers in the first game of the NBA on TNT doubleheader.... Read this article
Jim Feist's Betting Tips: College Hoops - Best of the ACC
College basketball takes center stage with the Super Bowl over. Jim Feist examines the top teams in the ACC and how they shape up for the February/March stretch run.... Read this article
Patriots Win Super Bowl XLIX, Seahawks Favored Next Year
The New England Patriots won their fourth Super Bowl title in dramatic fashion on Sunday, beating the defending champion Seattle Seahawks, 28-24. But Seattle is favored to win it next year.... Read this article
Marc Lawrence's NFL Betting Tips Learned from the 2014 Season
Don Best handicapper Marc Lawrence takes a look back at last year's NFL games and gives you the football betting tips you need to prepare yourself for next season.... Read this article
Silva, Diaz Battle in Middleweight Matchup Saturday at UFC 183
UFC 183 takes place on Saturday night in Las Vegas and features two of the sport's most popular fighters in the main event, as Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz both return to the Octagon.... Read this article
Grizzlies, Bulls Favored in Thursday's NBA on TNT Doubleheader
Off a big road win at the Golden State Warriors, the Chicago Bulls will be on TNT for the second straight week as they visit the LA Lakers while the Memphis Grizzlies host the Denver Nuggets.... Read this article
Jim Feist's Super Bowl XLIX Betting Tips for Seahawks & Patriots
The Super Bowl is just a few days away between the New England Patriots and defending champion Seattle Seahawks. Jim Feist examines what it will take for each team to win.... Read this article
Super Bowl XLIX Props Offer Hundreds of Ways to Bet the Big Game
Super Bowl XLIX between the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks kicks off on Sunday, so find out all of the different ways you can bet on the big game, including tons of props.... Read this article
Light Heavyweight Bouts Highlight Saturday's UFC on FOX 14 Card
Top light heavyweight title contender Alexander Gustafsson will be fighting in his home country of Sweden on Saturday night against Anthony "Rumble" Johnson at UFC on FOX 14.... Read this article
Bulls Look to Get Back on Track Against Spurs on Thursday Night
The Chicago Bulls have been struggling lately and tip off Thursday's NBA on TNT doubleheader by hosting the San Antonio Spurs before the Brooklyn Nets visit the Los Angeles Clippers.... Read this article
Scott's Shots: College Basketball Vegas Top 25 for January 21
Scott Spreitzer examines this week's college basketball Top 25.  Find out what teams are overrated and underrated in this week's poll, all from a Las Vegas perspective.... Read this article
Super Bowl XLIX Betting Countdown from Jim Feist
Don Best handicapper Jim Feist starts the Super Bowl Countdown with his NFL handicapping angles, as this matchup between the Patriots and Seahawks brings ample betting opportunities.... Read this article
Seahawks Open as Small Super Bowl XLIX Favorites Against Patriots
The New England Patriots impressed bettors more than the Seattle Seahawks on Championship Sunday, setting up a Super Bowl matchup between the top two seeds for the second straight year.... Read this article
Is Conor McGregor a Sure Bet Sunday at UFC Fight Night 59?
Sunday's UFC Fight Night 59 may not feature a competitive main event between featherweights Conor McGregor and Dennis Siver, but there are a few other bouts worth betting on.... Read this article
Disappointing Teams Meet in Thursday's NBA on TNT Doubleheader
Thursday's NBA on TNT matchups will not be lacking for star power, as Kevin Durant's Thunder visit James Harden's Rockets and Kobe Bryant's Lakers host LeBron James' Cavaliers.... Read this article
Scott's Shots: College Basketball Top 25 from a Vegas Perspective
Scott Spreitzer examines this week's college basketball Top 25.  Find out what teams are overrated and underrated in this week's poll, all from a Las Vegas perspective.... Read this article
2015 NFC Championship Game Betting Preview: Packers at Seahawks
Don Best handicapper Jim Feist offers NFL betting tips and trends worth wagering on for Sunday's NFC Championship Game between the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks.... Read this article
Sunday's NFL Divisional Playoff Betting Preview
The Green Bay Packers and Denver Broncos are solid home favorites in Sunday's NFL Divisional Playoff games. But are Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers and Denver's Peyton Manning healthy?... Read this article
Saturday's NFL Divisional Playoff Betting Preview
The Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots are the top seeds in the NFC and AFC, respectively. Will either or both get upset as big favorites Saturday in the Divisional Round?... Read this article
Seahawks, Patriots Remain Favorites to Win Super Bowl XLIX
The Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots were on byes last week as the top seeds in the NFC and AFC, respectively. But both will be back in action this weekend in the NFL playoffs.... Read this article
College Football Betting Tips for Ohio State vs. Oregon from Jim Feist
The Ohio State Buckeyes will try to upset the Oregon Ducks when they meet for college football's national championship. Don Best handicapper Jim Feist offers betting tips on the big game.... Read this article
Bengals, Lions Looking to Pull Off Upsets in NFL Wild Card Games
In Sunday's NFL Wild Card games, the Cincinnati Bengals and Detroit Lions are road underdogs against the Indianpolis Colts and Dallas Cowboys, respectively. Will one or both win?... Read this article
Jones Defends Title Against Cormier as Small Favorite at UFC 182
Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is set to face Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 tonight in Las Vegas. Will the challenger upset the champion, or will the title belt stay with the champ?... Read this article
Panthers, Steelers Favored in Saturday's NFL Wild Card Games
The 2015 NFL playoffs get underway Saturday with two games as the Arizona Cardinals visit the Carolina Panthers in the NFC and the Pittsburgh Steelers host the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC.... Read this article
Three NFL Divisional Title Games Set for Sunday in Week 17
The NFC North, NFC South and AFC North will be decided on the final Sunday of the NFL season in games between the top two teams in each division. Get betting tips and trends on each game.... Read this article
Rose Bowl Betting Preview - Oregon Ducks vs. Florida State Seminoles
The second-seeded Oregon Ducks Face off against the undefeated third-seeded Florida State Seminoles in a national semifinal game at the Rose Bowl to kick off 2015.... Read this article
Five Exciting NBA Games on Betting Slate for Christmas Day
NBA bettors will see two stars face their former teams, as LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers visit the Miami Heat and Pau Gasol and the Chicago Bulls host the LA Lakers.... Read this article
Bengals Host Broncos as Home Underdogs on Monday Night Football
In a potential AFC playoff preview, the Denver Broncos visit the Cincinnati Bengals in the Week 16 Monday Night Football matchup. Can the Bengals pull off the upset, or will the Broncos prevail?... Read this article
Seahawks, Cardinals Battle for NFC West Lead on Sunday Night
The defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks hope to steal the division lead away from the Arizona Cardinals in a key Week 16 NFL matchup on Sunday Night Football.... Read this article
Jaguars Set to End Dubious Streak Against Titans on Thursday Night
The Jacksonville Jaguars were underdogs in 42 straight games - until now. They host the Tennessee Titans in the last Thursday Night Football game of 2014.... Read this article
College Football Bowl Betting Tips from Jim Feist
Bowl season is here! Jim Feist gives college football betting advice for this bowl season.... Read this article
Saints Hoping to Get Back on Track Against Bears on Monday Night
The New Orleans Saints have struggled lately but can still take sole possession of first place in the NFC South by beating the Chicago Bears on the road in the Monday Night Football matchup.... Read this article
Key Divisional Games Highlight Week 15 NFL Betting Slate
Sunday is a big day for several NFL teams hoping to stay in the playoff race while a select few hope to clinch division titles. Get the scoop on Week 15's most important divisional matchups.... Read this article
Cardinals Visit Rams as Underdogs in NFC West Matchup on Thursday
The Arizona Cardinals look to hold onto first place in the NFC West and face a tough test on Thursday Night Football against a St. Louis Rams team that has shut out its last two opponents.... Read this article
Army vs Navy Saturday College Football Betting Preview
The 115th meeting between Army and Navy kicks off this Saturday from M&T Bank Stadium, and Don Best handicapper Jim Feist has betting tips and trends to help you handicap this game.... Read this article
Packers Double-Digit Favorites Hosting Falcons on Monday Night
The Green Bay Packers have not lost at home this season and will try to beat the Atlanta Falcons for the fourth straight time when they meet at Lambeau Field on Monday Night Football.... Read this article
Patriots, Chargers Meet in Week 14 Sunday Night Football Matchup
The New England Patriots do not lose two straight games often while San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers is one of the best in the NFL in December. Who has the edge on Sunday night?... Read this article
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