Which former NFL free agents will have an impact in 2019?

In the age of free agency, pro sports is a shifting landscape each season (see: the NBA for the last couple weeks). So, when thinking about wagers for the 2019 NFL season, it's important to know who landed where in the offseason. Here are 10 free agents who are sure to make an impact this season. Landon Collins, Washington Redskins Collins is a throwback NFL safety. He has somehow always been underrated because he played for the under-performing New York [...]

Thinking about World Series futures at the All-Star break

As we pause to take a deep breath for the MLB All-Star break, here are three World Series future bets to ponder. Houston Astros +375 The Astros once again look like the most complete team in the American League, despite George Springer, Jose Altuve and Carlos Correa all spending extended periods on the IL this season. Michael Brantley was a great offseason pickup for Houston, as he's played to an .885 OPS. Alex Bregman has been the team leader, though, [...]

Preseason best bets for the 2019 college football season

We are seven weeks away from the most exciting regular season of any sport in the world. Let's talk a little college football and some of the current offerings that I'm betting before the first kickoff even happens. Clemson Tigers -400 to win the ACC The ACC is a competitive conference, but at the top one team stands alone. This isn't the SEC, where teams like Georgia, LSU and Auburn have the potential to disrupt Alabama's dominance. Clemson is head [...]

Who will be the 2019 NFL MVP?

Winning a Most Valuable Player award is the most significant individual résumé builder any athlete can hope to achieve. The award will never go to a player on a losing team in the NFL. Over the last 20 years, no MVP winner has ever played for a team that has won fewer than 10 games. More often than not the MVP comes from one of the best teams in the league. Although he's only won two MVP awards, Aaron Rodgers [...]

Best bets for the 2019 Home Run Derby

The 2019 Home Run Derby is set for Monday night at Progressive Field, home of the Cleveland Indians. Here are three of the smartest wagers to be made in this competition. Matchup: Carlos Santana over Peter Alonso (+140) The hometown crowd will be behind Carlos Santana, who holds an advantage taking his swings left-handed against the right-handed Pete Alonso. Santana will try to join Todd Frazier and Bryce Harper as recent Home Run Derby champs who won the competition in [...]

Early look NFL preview: Dallas Cowboys

Dallas Cowboys Head coach: Jason Garrett (10th year) Last year’s record: 10-6-0, lost in divisional round vs. LA Rams, 30-22 First game: Sept. 8 vs. New York Giants Win total: Over/Under 9 (Over 9 -115, Under 9 -115) Super Bowl odds: +2400 The Cowboys started 2018 on shaky footing before they won seven of eight games to close out the regular season. Dallas earned a wild-card spot in the playoffs, where they took down Seattle 24-22, then fell to the [...]

College football betting preview: Georgia Bulldogs

Georgia Bulldogs Head coach: Kirby Smart (fourth year) Last year’s record: 11-3 (7-1 SEC), Sugar Bowl loss against Texas, 28-21 Final AP ranking: No. 7 Recruiting Ranking: No. 2 (5 5-stars, 15 4-stars, 4 3-stars) First game: Aug. 31 at Vanderbilt (futures available on BetAmerica) O/U win total: 10.5 Kirby Smart has built a formidable football program at the University of Georgia. The only team he can’t seem to get past, though, is the one he used to coach for [...]

Copa América: Brazil seeks glory on home soil

The 2019 Copa América final is a rematch from the group stage. Will hosts Brazil lift the Copa América trophy? Or will it be Peru that wins its first South American tournament in 44 years? Brazil vs. Peru (Brazil -345, Peru +1125, Draw +410) Copa América free pick: Brazil 3-0 (+650) Brazil has done what it has needed to do to entertain its fans as the host and advance to the final. The Brazilians defeated rival Argentina in the semifinal [...]

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Women’s World Cup: United States seeks fourth title

The Women's World Cup final is here, and the defending champions will go up against a team making its first World Cup final appearance. Who will have the edge and lift the trophy? United States vs. Netherlands (USA -270, Netherlands +700, Draw +360) World Cup free play: USA 4-1 (+2250) Only Germany has won two Women's World Cup titles in a row (2003 and 2007), and the United States will look to do the same thing Sunday in Lyon. The [...]

Copa América: Argentina, Chile battle for third place

The 2019 Copa América enters its final two matches, and it begins with the third-place match between Argentina and Chile. Who will win the consolation match? Argentina vs. Chile (Argentina -115, Chile +330, Draw +250) Copa América free pick: Argentina This matchup has been the Copa América final the last two tournaments. Argentina couldn't get anything together against Brazil in the semifinal round, and had some terrible luck as well. With Angel Di Maria on one wing, Lionel Messi in [...]

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