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Bet Smart: Parlays

Six-team parlays on point spreads or Over/Unders pay anywhere from 40/1 to 45/1 depending on where in the world you’re betting them. That’s from the base 11/10 vigorish on sides or totals. Betting money lines in parlays can change the payouts dramatically in one direction or another. A six-team...

Monday, February 18, 2019 - 1:57pm

Weekend Tickets: NBA All-Star Game, more

The lull before Madness is upon us but this weekend presents a great opportunity to go star hunting.   There is no better All-Star game than what will take place in Basketball Charlotte on Sunday. It’s a game of art and wows and superhero highlights. Ever since baseball adopted inter league...

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 3:02pm

Bet Smart: NCAAB The Ivy League

If you’re a long time basketball bettor, the Friday during the annual NBA All-Star break has always meant one thing. The Ivy League! For many years, it was the only game in town. Pro basketball was off. No major college conferences played games on Friday night. Bettors had to get their kicks and...

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 4:14pm

2019 Genesis Open betting preview

The West Coast Swing concludes this week in beautiful Pacific Palisades, Calif., at historic Riviera Country Club. In three out of the last four weeks, we’ve seen the Tour stop at some of the most revered West Coast courses, all major championship venues: Torrey Pines, Pebble Beach and now Riviera...

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 3:09pm

Sports Betting 101: What are "totals"?

Totals When you’re looking at the betting odds for totals, this is a reflection of the combined score of both teams. That means that you are looking at whether the combined score of both sides will go over or under a set number. (For that reason, this type of bet is also often called an over /...

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 2:06pm

Gotta like the Sixers tonight over reeling Celtics

The happening Sixers will look for their third win in a row when the reeling, arch rival, Celtics come to town for first time this season. The Sixers are in a double-revenge situation, having lost twice to the C’s on the road this year.   So much has changed since their opening night loss...

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 1:58pm

Bet on the Oscars Academy Awards odds prop bets

With sports betting now legal in more and more states within the U.S., online sportsbooks are now targeting broader audiences. DraftKings Sportsbook, for instance, took thousands of bets a couple weeks back on how long Gladys Knight’s Super Bowl National Anthem would last. People now bet on...

Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 3:58pm

Take advantage of NFL futures now

LAS VEGAS--Super Bowl LIII is in the books, but it’s not too early to look ahead to Super Bowl LIV as it’s less than a year away on Feb. 2, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. Betting has already been open for two weeks in states where sports betting is now legal. As of Monday afternoon the Patriots,...

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 2:03pm

NFL Super Bowl 2020 future odds

NFL Super Bowl 2020 future odds Odds are you’re not thinking about betting on Super Bowl 2020 yet. The bookmakers are and they’ve opened the Eagles at 20/1 odds which makes it the perfect time to get an early bet in. Throw ten dollars down on the Eagles at your favorite sports book and if they go...

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 8:59am

NHL Tuesday odds Canucks Flyers Coyotes Stars hockey advice

MetroBet takes a glance at a pair of NHL games on the slate for Monday night.   Vancouver Canucks at Philadelphia Flyers Moneyline: Canucks +130, Flyers -155  Puckline: Canucks +1.5 goals (-210), Flyers -1.5 goals (+170)  Betting Total: 6.0 goals (Over -105, Under...

Monday, February 4, 2019 - 4:16pm

NBA Monday odds Bucks Nets Rockets Suns advice

MetroBet takes a glance at a pair of NBA games on the docket for Monday.   Milwaukee Bucks (-7) at Brooklyn Nets Moneyline: Bucks -290, Nets +245 Betting Total: 227.5 points Time (Eastern), TV: 7:30 p.m., NBATV Monday’s matchup between the Milwaukee Bucks (38-13) and the...

Monday, February 4, 2019 - 3:48pm

New Jersey Sanctions Betting On Academy Awards

New Jersey Regulators have sanctioned betting on the Academy Awards. This will be the first time The Oscars will have legal bets placed on it according to Legal Sports News. Even though Nevada has had legal gambling for years, betting on the Oscars has never taken place there. ...

Friday, February 1, 2019 - 12:45pm

Take the Over in Super Bowl LIII

On Super Bowl Sunday, those legally able to do so -- and nobody else, of course! -- will have a chance to bet on everything from the straight-up winner to the direction of the price of Bitcoin during the game. Sometimes overlooked amid a sea of tongue-in-cheek prop bets and against-the-spread...

Friday, February 1, 2019 - 11:34am

Anthony Gargano: Super Bowl will come down to Belichick vs McVay

He is back here again. How is he here again? Seriously. For the love of Lombardi, he’s here again and the world outside of New England shudders.  At some point during this NFL season, they thought his tyranny had ended. They spoke openly of his demise. Some even celebrated it. Belichick....

Friday, February 1, 2019 - 8:00am

Celtics Knicks Kyrie Irving Anthony Davis 3 way imminent?

When the Knicks traded Kristaps Porzingis to the Mavericks on Thursday it signaled to the rest of the NBA that New York was going all in on attempting to acquire both Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving this summer. One alternative theory is that the Knicks want to get out ahead of this summer and land...

Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 6:31pm

NBA Trade Rumors Jrue Holiday Sixers now on the table?

The Sixers will not be a part of the Anthony Davis sweepstakes but they could poach a different New Orleans Pelicans star. If the Pelicans go into a full rebuild it is more than likely that Jrue Holiday could be put on the market. The Ringer’s Bill Simmons brought this scenario up on his podcast...

Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 3:30pm

Duke basketball Zion Williamson vs Tom Brady prop bet

As usual, sportsbooks are offering a multitude of prop bets on all things relating to the Super Bowl. Metro Bet continues its examination of some of the smartest, and the strangest, props being offered for Super Bowl LIII here.   Will either team score in the first five minutes? (Yes +110,...

Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 2:13pm

Precious Kentucky Derby points are on the line at Gulfstream Park this weekend in the Holy Bull Stakes.

Gulfstream Race 11 (Post time: 5:13 p.m. Eastern) The Grade II, $350,000 Holy Bull Stakes 1 1/16th-miles on dirt #6 MIHOS (5-2) was last seen winning the Mucho Macho Man Stakes over this course on Jan. 5. He got a strong pace to close into under Jose Ortiz and took advantage. The Mucho Macho Man...

Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 1:18pm

Glen Macnow: Expect Rams to pull an Eagles and beat bully Patriots

We’ve seen this story before. Second-year whiz kid coach leads his young team to a Super Bowl, only to run into Bill Belichick’s so-called unbeatable dynasty. The tyro coach’s defense is anchored by a pocket-crushing franchise tackle. His quarterback is asked to match Tom Brady, throw for throw,...

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 3:49pm

Patriots Rams latest odds spread moneyline Super Bowl advice

MetroBet dishes out a betting preview for Patriots versus Rams in Super Bowl LIII with the latest odds and advice.   New England Patriots (-2.5) vs. Los Angeles Rams  Moneyline: Patriots -140, Rams +120 Betting Total: 56.5 points  Time (Eastern), TV: 6:30 p.m.,...

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 3:29pm