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Rockies vs. Diamondbacks MLB Series Pick

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I have one MLB on the go right now, well sort of. I released a pick yesterday with the Phillies to upset the Nationals in their four-game set at healthy +165 odds, however, last night’s series opener was postponed. The game will be made up as a day/night doubleheader on Wednesday, meaning this will remain Read more…

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Phillies vs. Nationals MLB Series Pick

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Before I get into the Phillies and Nationals and my pick for this four-game set, I’ll quickly recap a couple of picks that either concluded late last week or on the weekend. Unfortunately, the Tigers dropped Thursday’s rubber match with the Royals and we lost our pick of the Tigers at +135. After the two Read more…

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Top NHL Off-Season Trade Candidates and Landing Spots

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The Stanley Cup Playoffs may be over, however, the off-ice action is about to hit high gear. Among the events over the next three weeks is the NHL Entry Draft, NHL free agent negotiating window and the opening of unrestricted free agency on July 1st. However, the trade market is also very much an item Read more…

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MLB All-Star Teams – Most Deserving Players at Each Position

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MLB All-Star voting is now open, leading up until the July 9th All-Star game from Progressive Field in Cleveland. Fan Voting can often go awry as it’s been a popularity contest in the past rather than players who deserve to represent their teams and leagues in the Mid-Summer Classic. I’ll eliminate the popularity contest right Read more…

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Expect These 5 NHL Teams to be Most Active This Offseason

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The St. Louis Blues are the epic Stanley Cup Champions, and with that, the 2018-19 NHL season has officially concluded. That said, the off-ice action is only heating up. The NHL Draft is June 21st in Vancouver, two days before the unrestricted free agency window opens up for teams who wish to discuss the parameters Read more…

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Way Too Early Value Picks to Win the 2020 Stanley Cup

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The St. Louis Blues completed one of, if not the most epic comeback in NHL history to capture the first Stanley Cup in the franchise’s 52-year history. The Blues were in the last place in league standings on January 1st but soared in the unofficial second half of the regular season to not only qualify Read more…

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Cardinals vs. Mets MLB Series Pick

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I currently have one pick on the go at the moment, so I’ll briefly summarize the status of that pick before getting into my first pick for the weekend. I currently have the Detroit Tigers at +135 to pull the upset on the Royals in Kansas City, and the pick is looking pretty good heading Read more…

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2019 NHL Awards Upset Picks

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Bodog and Bovada have released their NHL Awards odds, and there is little to no value in the favorites. Elias Pettersson is as good as a lock to win the Calder Trophy as the league’s rookie of the year, but at -5000 odds there is simply no value in making that bet. Another example is Read more…

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Hughes vs. Kakko Odds: Who Do the Devils Take at No.1?

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The Devils weren’t supposed to be in this position. Entering the NHL Draft Lottery that took place on April 9th, the Devils had the third-best odds to win the number one overall selection at 11.5%, behind only the Colorado Avalanche (via the Senators thanks to the Matt Duchene deal) and the Los Angeles Kings. The Read more…

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Tigers vs. Royals MLB Series Pick

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I made a pair of MLB Series Picks last week, and both resulted in a push. The scheduled three-game set between the Reds and Cardinals ended up in a two-game series thanks to a Wednesday postponement, and unfortunately, the Reds couldn’t complete the mini-series sweep on Thursday afternoon after taking the Tuesday series opener by Read more…

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Could Texas Rangers or Chicago White Sox Make It All the Way to the MLB Playoffs

Could Either of These Two AL Teams Shock Their Way to the Playoffs?

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As much as you think you know about the game of baseball, something is ready to surprise you. Whether it comes down to the individual or team performances, there are surprises all over the place in this game and pre-season expectations are out the window before you know it. With that, there a couple of Read more…

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Top 10 Unrestricted NHL Free Agents - Sergei Bobrovsky, Erik Karlsson and Artemi Panarin

Breaking Down the NHL’s Top 10 Unrestricted Free Agents

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The calendar has flipped to June, and despite the offseason right around the corner, June happens to be one of the busiest off-ice NHL months of the season. Once the Stanley Cup Final is complete, the NHL Entry Draft follows on June 21st from Vancouver before the free agent frenzy begins on July 1st. The Read more…

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AL and NL Cy Young Value Picks - Gerrit Cole, Houston Astros - Max Scherzer, Washington Nationals

Updated AL & NL Cy Young Value Picks

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One of my favorite MLB futures picks is the Cy Young Award and thanks to MLB betting sites we get a mid-season chance to nab some value with some of the top arms in baseball and their chances to win the top individual pitcher’s award in the game. I have a value pick for both Read more…

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MLB Series Pick Nationals vs Padres - Patrick Corbin, Washington Nationals

Nationals vs. Padres MLB Series Pick

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I have one MLB Series Pick win under my belt already this week as the Cleveland Indians have already won their three-game set over the rival Twins by taking the first two of three with the finale going on Thursday afternoon. Game one was a roaring success as expected with Shane Bieber staying hot and Read more…

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AL and NL MVP Value Picks - Christian Yelich, Milwaukee Brewers

Updated AL & NL MVP Value Picks

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It’s always nice to get another shot at some MLB futures during the season as some of our pre-season value picks can always go sideways due to injury or underperformance. Thanks to MLB betting sites, we get a chance to take another glance as some MVP futures after two months and change of the MLB Read more…

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Updated NL Cy Young Odds and Contenders - Hyun Jin Ryu, Los Angeles Dodgers

NL Cy Young Watch: Who are the Risers and Fallers?

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Crazy things can happen in baseball and nothing is guaranteed. The Cy Young races in recent years have thrown us a few curveballs – pun intended – and it looks like the same could very well happen again here in the 2019 campaign. While it appears Justin Verlander is running away with the award in Read more…

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Updated AL Cy Young Odds and Contenders - Jake Odorizzi, Minnesota Twins

AL Cy Young Watch: Who Are the Riser and Fallers?

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Sometimes the big boys start as favorites and end as favorites. Other times, sleepers have the audacity to throw their name into the hat and challenge the favorites, such as Blake Snell did in 2018. Just because you start as a favorite doesn’t mean you will finish there, and just because you start a sleeper Read more…

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MLB Series Pick Reds vs Cardinals - Luis Castillo, Cincinnati Reds

Reds vs. Cardinals MLB Series Pick

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Welcome to my second MLB Series Pick of the week beginning here on Tuesday night as the Reds and Cardinals get together for an NL Central showdown. In case you haven’t made it over to my Twins vs. Indians MLB Series Pick, I’ll quickly recap my weekend series’ results. The Red Sox and Yankees series Read more…

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MLB Series Pick Twins vs Indians - Shane Bieber, Cleveland Indians

Twins vs. Indians MLB Series Pick

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I had four MLB Series Picks conclude on Sunday afternoon and evening, so let’s briefly break down those results before getting into my picks for this week. The Red Sox and Yankees series that was originally scheduled to be a four-game set beginning on Thursday turned into a three-gamer thanks to a rainout on Thursday. Read more…

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Best MLB DFS Offensive Stats to Use - Arizona Diamondbacks vs Colorado Rockies

What Offensive Stats Are the Best Ones to Use?

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There are umpteenth numbers of research strategies when it comes to playing MLB DFS. You will have your beginner or casual players simply stacking left-handed batters against a weak right-handed pitcher or vice versa when you stack some right-handed bats against a poor left-handed arm. That’s about as basic as it gets, however, as there Read more…

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