1. NHL Western Conference Projections: The Hockey News vs. Sportsbooks

    With nothing on the board but the standard NHL futures to look at and labor talks dominating the headlines, I thought I'd take a look at the recent Hockey News conference predictions and see how they match up with sportsbook odds...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about almost 2 years ago 101 reads 2 comments

  2. NFL 2012 Week 1: 49ers vs Packers Betting Preview

    Within the betting community, the San Francisco 49ers are possibly the most polarizing team in the NFL .Their Week 1 opponents, the Green Bay Packers , might be the least talked about 15-1 team in league history...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about almost 2 years ago 4,046 reads 13 comments

  3. NFL 2012 Week 1: Jaguars vs. Vikings Betting Preview

    Talking heads are criticizing Blaine Gabbert 's happy feet in the pocket, Maurice Jones-Drew is still holding out, and they are coming off a Week 3 blowout in Baltimore ...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about almost 2 years ago 1,987 reads 5 comments

  4. NFL 2012 Week 1: Philadelphia Eagles vs. Cleveland Browns Betting Preview

    The Eagles and Browns faced off against each other in Week 3 of the NFL preseason, but it was pretty much the equivalent of a soccer "friendly". On September 9th, the two square off again and this time it counts...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about almost 2 years ago 4,131 reads 18 comments

  5. Seahawks vs. Chiefs: NFL Preseason 2012 Betting Preview

    It seems like the entire football world is in a love affair with Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks , but when you take a closer look it might be too soon to jump on the bandwagon...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about almost 2 years ago 1,385 reads 2 comments

  6. NFL Preseason 2012: Atlanta Falcons vs Miami Dolphins Betting Preview

    The Miami Dolphins have made headlines for all the wrong reasons this preseason, but the Atlanta Falcons have been flying under the radar. Today, the two meet in what will be a lopsided first half...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about almost 2 years ago 951 reads 1 comments

  7. NFL Preseason 2012: Arizona Cardinals vs. Tennessee Titans Betting Preview

    The Arizona Cardinals travel to Nashville in Week 3 of the NFL preseason for a battle with the Tennessee Titans ...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about almost 2 years ago 1,212 reads 1 comments

  8. NFL Preseason 2012: Lions vs. Raiders Betting Preview

    The Detroit Lions have been NFL preseason all-stars since Jim Schwartz took the reigns, but what can we expect from the upstart Oakland Raiders with new coach Dennis Allen? Let's take a closer look at the matchup...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about almost 2 years ago 996 reads 1 comments

  9. NFL Preseason 2012: Panthers vs. Jets Betting Preview

    If this were an ESPN write-up I would simply just write Tim Tebow over and over and over until I met the word count quota, but some of us like to discuss football topics that matter...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about almost 2 years ago 1,632 reads 6 comments

  10. NFL Preseason 2012: Dallas Cowboys vs. San Diego Chargers Betting Preview

    The Dallas Cowboys and the San Diego Chargers have a lot in common. Both are perennial underachievers, and both head into 2012 under a lot of pressure to "win now." Yet on Saturday night, both teams have much different agendas...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 2 years ago 5,320 reads 7 comments

  11. NFL Preseason 2012: Chiefs vs. Rams Betting Preview

    Two teams that kicked off the 2012 preseason with polar opposite starts clash on Saturday night. The Chiefs are a team flying under the radar, while the Rams are a team still searching for an identity...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 2 years ago 980 reads 1 comments

  12. NFL Preseason 2012: 49ers vs Texans Betting Preview

    A year ago both the 49ers and Texans entered the season with optimism. Fast forward 12 calendar months and both are reigning division champs...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 2 years ago 1,367 reads 1 comments

  13. NFL Preseason 2012: Colts vs. Steelers Betting Preview

    Andrew Luck put his stamp on the front pages with his proficient performance against the St Louis Rams in Week 1 of the preseason, but what does he have in store for an encore? ...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 2 years ago 1,947 reads 5 comments

  14. NFL Preseason 2012: Titans vs. Buccaneers Betting Preview

    The Tennessee Titans fell short in Seattle, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers smacked down the Dolphins , but where does the value lie when the two clash on Friday? Coaches I have to tip my hat to Greg Schiano...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 2 years ago 587 reads 3 comments

  15. NFL Preseason 2012: Browns vs. Packers Betting Preview

    The Cleveland Browns are gearing up for a regular season dress rehearsal boasting an experienced QB rotation, but the Green Bay Packers are waiting at home with one of the best offenses in the NFL ...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 2 years ago 1,354 reads 2 comments

  16. NFL Preseason 2012: Eagles vs Patriots Betting Preview

    The New England Patriots have big questions on the O-line, while the Philadelphia Eagles have overflowing depth on the D-line. This is just one of the factors that have me backing Eagles Nation in week 2 action...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 2 years ago 1,535 reads 1 comments

  17. NFL Preseason: St Louis Rams vs Indianapolis Colts Betting Preview

    Sunday's NFL preseason action has two first-overall picks at the helm of the St. Louis Rams and Indianapolis Colts , each trying to open up the 2012 season on a better note...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 2 years ago 2,442 reads 26 comments

  18. Cleveland Browns vs. Detroit Lions Betting Preview

    The Browns unveil their new starting quarterback to the rest of the league on Friday night. The Lions are looking to put a turbulent offseason behind them. Which team is poised to come out on top? Let's take a closer look...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 2 years ago 1,722 reads 12 comments

  19. NFL Preseason Betting: Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Miami Dolphins Preview

    Coaches Neither one of these coaches have any preseason experience as the guy calling the shots, but we have a very clear message coming out of each camp...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 2 years ago 1,386 reads 3 comments

  20. NFL Preseason Betting: Denver Broncos vs Chicago Bears Preview

    Coaches There is nothing remarkable about either coach in preseason play. John Fox is 21-19 SU , 6-4 SU in Week 1, 18-21-1 ATS and 2-2 SU in 2011. Lovie Smith is 16-17 SU , 4-5 in Week 1, 15-17-1 ATS and 2-2 SU in 2011...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 2 years ago 1,866 reads 7 comments

  21. NFL Preseason Betting: Pittsburgh Steelers vs Philadelphia Eagles Preview

    Coaches This prediction completes my trio of anti-trend picks for the day. Mike Tomlin is another preseason all-star. He is 16-5 SU, 4-2 SU in Week 1 and 13-8 ATS in his preseason tenure...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 2 years ago 2,434 reads 8 comments

  22. NFL Preseason Betting: San Diego Chargers vs Green Bay Packers Preview

    Coaches There has been a lot a buzz about Mike McCarthy's preseason record with "overs." Thus far, he is 19-5 to the over in preseason play, which is certainly going to raise eyebrows for anyone looking for an edge...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 2 years ago 1,802 reads 7 comments

  23. NFL Preseason Betting: Washington Redskins vs. Buffalo Bills Preview

    Coaches This is not a popular pick if you're award of coaching trends for the NFL preseason. Mike Shanahan is one of the most successful preseason coaches in recent memory. He is 47-29 SU, 12-5 SU in Week 1 and 42-32-2 ATS...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 2 years ago 1,365 reads 17 comments

  24. NFL Preseason Betting: Hall of Fame Game Preview

    2011 seems like a long long time ago, but here we are! Another season of picks ATS is about to kick off (even if it is just the preseason). I am taking a pass on the Hall of Fame game, but I'll offer my thoughts on the matchup...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 2 years ago 1,376 reads 9 comments

  25. Sidney Crosby and 10 NHL Players You Hate but Would Love to Have on Your Team

    Whether it is around the water cooler, the bar or in the office, you often hear hockey fans talking about how much they despise so and so...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 2 years ago 5,597 reads 110 comments