About Ashley Anderson

Ashley Anderson was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. She previously worked as a staff writer in her hometown before serving as an editor for Bleacher Report while based in New York and LA. She's a fan of the New England Patriots, Louisville City soccer, college football and basketball, and is still trying to quit the fantasy football league she joined back in 2013.

What ‘Game of Thrones’ Can Teach You About Sports Betting

If you’re a fan of HBO’s hit series “Game of Thrones,” you know anything can happen... ...especially when you least expect it. Since its premiere in 2011, George R.R. Martin’s fantasy drama has left audiences in shock and awe, sparking feverish debate—and even online wagering—on how the eighth and final season will end. Sometimes the outcome is a little too predictable (like in the seventh season), and sometimes it leaves you high and dry. It’s its own form of March [...]

Top NFL Draft Proposition Bets

Heisman-winning quarterback Kyler Murray is far from a sure thing as the No. 1 overall NFL draft pick on Thursday in Nashville. While Murray is the favorite to be taken first by the Arizona Cardinals, debate has swirled around Arizona’s draft plan heading into the evening. Are the Cardinals looking to stick with 2018 first-round QB selection Josh Rosen, better off building up their defense with a guy like Quinnen Williams, or will Oakland convince the Cardinals to trade their [...]

Cash in on MLB Parlay Boost With Monday Night Baseball

The Monday night MLB schedule features 10 games, including the World Series favorite Houston Astros kicking off a three-game series at home. With BetAmerica’s MLB Parlay Boost, you can take your swing at the week's baseball betting action and increase your payout by placing a two- or three-team MLB parlay wager, which will earn you a 3 percent or 5 percent boost, respectively. Below is a preview of three intriguing matchups Monday, plus the full evening schedule and moneyline odds [...]

UFC Fight Night 149 Preview

Alistair Overeem and Aleksei Oleinik headline UFC Fight Night 149, the promotion company's second trip to Russia, Saturday at Yubileyny Sports Palace in St. Petersburg. The 12-fight card features a battle between the No. 7 and No. 9 UFC heavyweights, along with the co-main event between lightweights Islam Makhachev (16-1) and Arman Tsarukyan (13-1). Dutch mixed martial artist Overeem is pursuing his first two-fight win streak since 2017, when he defeated Mark Hunt by knockout and Fabricio Werdum by majority [...]

Tottenham Seeks First Shot at Champions League Semifinal

Tottenham Hotspur is just 90 minutes away from reaching the Champions League semifinal for the first time. The Spurs face the second-favorite to win the Cup, Manchester City (+285), Wednesday after going up 1-0 in the first leg on a late goal from Son Heung-min. Tottenham comes in a +875 underdog in the second match, left to play without star Harry Kane, who suffered an ankle injury last game. Not only is the English striker out for the second leg, [...]

World No. 1 Dustin Johnson Favored to Win RBC Heritage

Fresh off a second-place tie in the Masters, the No. 1 golfer in the world, Dustin Johnson, is back in his home state of South Carolina to compete in the RBC Heritage April 18-21. The favorite to top the 132-player field at Harbour Town Golf Links finished 12-under at Augusta National on Sunday, one stroke off Tiger Woods’ lead. He’ll compete alongside several other notable names who made a deep run in the Masters, including Francesco Molinari (+1400, tied for [...]

Stanley Cup Playoffs: Round 1 NHL Action

It didn’t take long for the NHL playoff picture to change drastically. Heading into the postseason, Tampa Bay was a 2-1 favorite to win the Stanley Cup after locking up the Presidents’ Trophy in mid-March. Now facing a sweep at the hands of the wild-card Blue Jackets, the Lightning desperately need a win on the road in Columbus. Tampa Bay’s chances of coming all the way back to advance to the next round are incredibly low. Only four times in [...]

Stanley Cup Playoffs: Tuesday Night NHL Preview

The Columbus Blue Jackets are on the cusp of a surprise sweep, as the wild-card team takes on preseason Stanley Cup favorite Tampa Bay in Game 4 on Tuesday night. The Blue Jackets edged Tampa Bay 4-3 in the first game of the series before decimating the Lightning 5-1 in Game 2. Now, in their second home game of the series, the Blue Jackets hope to notch one final victory to secure their first playoff series win in franchise history. [...]

Phil Mickelson Makes Masters Push

Phil Mickelson isn’t supposed to win the Masters. He hasn't finished better than 37th since he won the Pebble Beach Pro-Am in February, missed the cut entirely in his last two tournament appearances, and to top it off he's nearing 50. Based on recent history, you should expect someone much younger to conquer Augusta National. Since a 41-year-old Mark O’Meara finished first at the storied golf course in 1998, no player older than 40 has topped the leaderboard in golf’s [...]

UFC 236 Main Event Preview

Max Holloway Set to Make History With Win at UFC 236 The first time Dustin Poirier and Max Holloway sparred in the Octagon, Poirier came out the victor, submitting Holloway in the first round at UFC 143. Seven years later, the two will meet in the main event at UFC 236 Saturday to battle for the interim lightweight title at State Farm Arena in Atlanta. Holloway, the favorite at -215, is fighting for a piece of history. If he can take [...]