1. How the L.A. Angels Will Pass Texas Rangers and Win the AL West

    The Los Angeles baseball team that resides in Orange County got off to a miserable start to the season. After appearing so confident in Tempe, AZ in March during spring training, ...

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  2. Major League Baseball: Predictions Based on 2nd-Half Schedule

    In the NFL, we often hear about the importance of who teams play and how that impacts an entire season...

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  3. Understanding Baseball's First Half Numbers and What They Meant

    The interpretation of how baseball was to be viewed differently came about with Bill James' book Baseball Abstract ...

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  4. MLB Pitchers That Are Crushing Baseball Bettors and Why

    As a baseball bettor, you always study the starting pitching matchups. This is the lifeblood that helps you formulate a decision to play on a certain team, play against them or pass all together...

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  5. Stanley Cup Finals 2012: Los Angeles Kings vs. New Jersey Devils Betting Preview

    (6) New Jersey vs. (8) Los Angeles How in the world did we end up with these two teams playing for the Stanley Cup? The formula is simple...

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  6. The Los Angeles Angels Are a Mess

    The Los Angeles Angels still reside in the basement of the AL West, which is where they are not supposed to be. The Angels have shown a moderate pulse in winning their first two games of the homestand...

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  7. 2012 NFL Draft: Who's Going Where?

    By now, we know what most of the draft experts are thinking, and they are drooling just thinking about Thursday night and the following two days of the NFL Draft...

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  8. NHL Playoff Predictions 2012: Western Conference First-Round Previews

    The Western Conference playoff picture is more traditional by wagering odds and more tightly bunched than the Eastern side of the bracket...

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  9. Stanley Cup Eastern Conference First Round Betting Previews

    Playoff hockey seems to have almost nothing in common with the regular season, which is why people become so enthralled in watching games nightly because of the excitement...

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  10. MLB Power Rankings: Fast or Slow Starters?

    Each season, certain major league teams rise up and raise a few eyebrows, while others get off to a sluggish start. Often, how the schedule plays out will affect a team’s chances for success...

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  11. 2012 Spring Training: Chicago Cubs and San Diego Padres Outlook

    With a steady breeze blowing out to straight away centerfield, the Chicago Cubs and San Diego Padres combined for 34 hits and 23 runs in a 12-11 victory for the Padres in front of 5,325 fans in Peoria, Arizona...

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  12. 2012 Spring Training: Indians and White Sox Outlook

    With more empty seats than I had ever seen at a spring-training game, the Chicago White Sox clobbered Cleveland 7-1 on an 85-degree day in Glendale, Ariz...

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  13. 2012 Spring Training: Outlook for Cincinnati Reds and Colorado Rockies

    At Salt River Fields in Scottsdale, AZ, Colorado slugged Cincinnati around for a 7-3 victory before a happy sell-out crowd of Rockies fans...

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  14. 2012 Spring Training: Seattle and Cincinnati Outlook

    The Seattle Mariners projected win total in Las Vegas is merely 71.5 wins for the 2012 season, but you wouldn’t know it by how they played Tuesday in Goodyear, Arizona ...

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  15. Spring Training: Lincecum Leads Giants over Kansas City

    On Monday, it was a trip to Kansas City’s spring training facility to see the Royals and San Francisco...

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  16. Cactus League: Texas Rangers Rout Arizona in Spring Training Action

    For the past decade, the Texas Rangers have been one of the top scoring teams in baseball, with an array of free swingers to go yard and an ample amount of hitters than can get on-base as table-setters...

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  17. Spring Training: Angels vs. Athletics, Hello Albert

    In retrospect, I’m sort of embarrassed to admit this since I’m such a huge baseball aficionado, but until Monday, I had never seen Albert Pujols play in person...

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  18. NBA Second Half: What Sports Bettors Need to Know

    With the first half of the NBA season in the books, I studied every team’s tendencies, positive and negative, and tried to look forward as to what it might mean in the second half of the season...

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  19. Super Bowl XLVI: Sports Betting Breakdown by Position

    Quarterback – For fans of Tom Brady, you are not going to like this report. The duty of the article is to determine what quarterback is playing better going into the Big Game, not who will be in the Hall of Fame first...

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  20. NCAA Tournament Results: Butler Misfires Badly To Lose Title To Connecticut

    After a sleepless night, Butler coaches and players will get to their feet today, shaking their heads. After Connecticut won the national championship game, Kemba Walker said, “It was like playing in a dream...

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  21. NCAA Final Four: Seriously, Butler Could Be NCAA Basketball Champions

    It is impossible to know what lies ahead in the future. However, taking a look back in history is always a fascinating way to understand what happened or could be learned about events that shaped people’s lives...

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  22. Spring Training: Los Angeles Dodgers and Padres Are Ready for New Season

    March 26—Peoria Sports Complex—Peoria, AZ L.A. Dodgers 5, San Diego 4 On a lazy, breezy, sun-filled afternoon, it was apparent the regular season is fast-approaching ...

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  23. MLB Spring Training Report: Colorado Ready, Arizona Not So Much

    This month, I’ll be providing insights on all 15 games in the Cactus Leagues in Arizona, telling you who looks good and who does not and what to look for this upcoming 2011 campaign...

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