Five intriguing wagers at the sportsbook ‘buffet’

When it comes to betting, an online sportsbook is like the greatest Vegas buffet in the world. There's plenty to choose from. You might overindulge, you'll probably enjoy making all your selections and it could cost you a little bit of money, but you won't quickly forget the experience. Here are some of my favorite offerings from the gambler's buffet. Team totals I'm an "Unders" football bettor most of the time, and many times it is because of my opinion [...]

2019 NBA Playoffs Preview

The 2019 NBA Playoff Picture: Can Golden State Win Three Straight? Since the Minneapolis Lakers first won three NBA titles in a row in the early 1950s, only two other franchises have accomplished the hallowed three-peat. The Bulls did it twice in the 90s, the Celtics won a whopping eight straight from 1959-1966 and from 2000-2002 the Lakers of Los Angeles dominated the Association. With the start of the NBA playoffs April 13, the Golden State Warriors look to become [...]

A Different Dose of March Madness in 2019

Expect the unexpected in the NCAA Tournament. It’s a well-known adage tossed around ahead of the Big Dance each and every year. And yet the most surprising aspect of the 2019 rendition of March Madness was the expected won out more often than not. For the first time since the NCAA Tournament expanded to a 64-team field in 1985, all 16 betting favorites advanced out of the round of 32. It also came as no shock in the opening round [...]