Month: September 2020

SEC Special: Betting Odds & Picks for Every SEC College Football Game in Week 4 (Saturday, Sept. 26) – The Action Network

Editor’s Note: Games that kicked off at 12 p.m. ET have been moved below the late afternoon and evening games.


SEC football is back, and we’ve got what you need in order to bet all seven of today’s season-opening SEC conference games. You might need two or more TVs to watch the games, but you won’t need more than one article. Find game odds, picks, and full analysis for all seven SEC matchups below.

Saturday’s 7-Game SEC Card:

  • 12:00 p.m. ET | No. 5 Florida at Ole Miss
  • 12:00 p.m. ET | No. 23 Kentucky at No. 8 Auburn
  • 3:30 p.m. ET | Mississippi State at No. 6 LSU
  • 4:00 p.m. ET | No. 4 Georgia at Arkansas
  • 7:00 p.m. ET | No. 2 Alabama at Missouri
  • 7:00 p.m. ET | Vanderbilt at No. 10 Texas A&M
  • 7:30 p.m. ET | No. 16 Tennessee at South Carolina

Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images. Pictured: John Emery Jr.
LSU Odds -16.5 [BET NOW]
Mississippi State Odds +16.5 [BET NOW]
Over/Under 57 [BET NOW]
Time 3:30 p.m. ET
TV CBS

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There may not be a game on the slate with more unknowns than Mississippi State at LSU. Fresh off a national championship, the Tigers lose
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The Best Blackjack Strategies – Play Crazy Game


Blackjack is one of the most popular casino games, due in no small part to the simplicity of its rules and the ease in which players can pick it up. Having said that, while playing blackjack is pretty straightforward, winning is another matter entirely. The best blackjack players play mathematically, knowing the best move to make based on the combination of their hand and the dealer’s card.

Once you’ve read the rules and know how to play blackjack, the easiest way to start is with a betting strategy. Betting strategies are different to playing strategies because they don’t need you to think about the game at all; they simple dictate the size of the bet that you make. They are designed to minimise losses rather than maximise wins, but can be really important for novice players who don’t want to run out of money too soon.

One popular betting strategy is called the Martingale, and you’ve probably heard of it before, if not by name. The idea is that after every losing hand you double your bet, until you win again. This means that every losing streak will eventually work out in a net win, albeit not a big
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Chiefs vs Ravens Predictions, Odds & Picks Week 3 – World Sports Network

Chiefs vs Ravens Odds

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Chiefs vs Ravens Predictions and Picks

It is not often that you will have a chance during the 2020 season to take the Chiefs plus points, so it might be a good idea to jump on that unicorn here in Week 3.

Pick

Chiefs +3.5  -120

How to Watch Chiefs vs Ravens

Chiefs vs Ravens Information
What Kansas City Chiefs vs Baltimore Ravens
Where M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, MD
When Monday, September 28, 2020; 8:15 PM ET
How to watch ESPN

The Kansas City Chiefs went to overtime to beat the LA Chargers in Week 2 by a 58-yard field goal, and for the first time in a long time, Patrick Mahomes and company looked beatable, though they still won on his impressive 27 completions for 302 yards and 2 touchdowns with no interceptions.

The Ravens trounced all over the Texans in Week 2 with QB Lamar Jackson again being effective though the air (18/24 for 204 yds, TD) and on the ground (16 carries for 54 yds), showing off a set of skills that could make this MNF matchup with the Chiefs a game to be remembered.

The two AFC rivals have met each other a total of 10 times (including 1 postseason game), with the Ravens winning 4 of those games
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Sports-betting operators shouldn’t have to ‘hold’ 10% of wagers | Opinion – Tennessean

  • Evan Davis is the managing director of sports betting and gaming for SeventySix Capital Sports Advisory.

In November, Tennessee will join 19 other jurisdictions around the country where betting on sports through legal, regulated channels can occur. But it’s doing so with one hand tied behind its back.

Evan Davis

Unlike every other state that’s legalized sports betting, Tennessee has chosen to implement a requirement that sports-betting operators “hold” 10% of the amounts wagered, meaning that these operators are actually being required to achieve a minimum return on bets.

The rationale behind this requirement – which is not required under state law but has nonetheless been implemented by the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation, which oversees sports betting – is obvious: The state imposes a 20% tax on sportsbook operators’ gross gaming revenues, meaning that if a sportsbook operator doesn’t make money on the bets that it takes, neither does the state (aside from an annual $750,000 licensing fee, that is).

As of Aug. 18, 2020, four vendors have been approved for online sports wagering in Tennessee.

Imagine this restriction in other industries

But there’s a reason why this type of requirement doesn’t exist in other industries, or in any other state with respect to sports-wagering operators. Imagine if grocery stores were forbidden by law from offering milk as a “loss leader” to attract customers, or if a brand-new restaurant couldn’t
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NFL Bankroll Challenge Predictions: Football Bets to Consider on DraftKings Sportsbook for Week 3 – DraftKings Nation

We’re trying something a bit new this year, as I’ll be taking a season-long ride we’re calling “The Bankroll Challenge.”

Basically, I’ll start with 50 units to wager on DraftKings Sportsbook for this NFL season and try to build that bankroll as large as possible. In order to do that, I’ll save the majority of my bankroll to use week-to-week, but betting futures has been profitable for me in recent seasons, so I’ll want to sprinkle some of that in as well.

This article is going to be where my most confident plays go, so while a best bets article may highlight the top five bets to consider one week, this is the place I’ll be posting selective bets that I’m most confident in, along with a unit amount.

This article will also be a running blog, so look for more plays to be dropped in throughout the week with fresh updates.

You can find my NFL Futures bets for the Bankroll Challenge here.

DraftKings users can get in on the action by betting on DraftKings Sportsbook or by downloading the DK Sportsbook app.


WEEK 3

Last week had some spots I really liked and wanted to take advantage of. While we crushed the games, we gave way too much back in player props. Not as much jumps out to me in Week 3 — especially as I post on Thursday — but here are some early
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NFL TNF Best Bets: Thursday Night Football Picks, Predictions, Odds to Consider on DraftKings Sportsbook for … – DraftKings Nation

The Jaguars will host the Dolphins on Thursday Night Football, and while the teams have combined for just one win, they’ve been playing good teams tough to start the season. This TNF game could be a more entertaining battle than we’re giving credit for. While I’m not picking a side in this one, I think there are some strong plays in the player props section on DraftKings Sportsbook. Here are some bets that jump out prior to kickoff.

DraftKings users can get in on the action by betting on DraftKings Sportsbook or by downloading the DK Sportsbook app.


Set your DraftKings TNF lineups here: NFL $1.5M Thursday Night Showdown [$300K to 1st] (MIA vs JAX)


Miami Dolphins at Jacksonville Jaguars

Mike Gesicki Receiving Yards: OVER 49.5

Gesicki was the focal point of Miami’s offense in a tight loss to the Bills last week, securing 8-of-11 targets for 130 yards and a touchdown. The Jaguars are the best matchup in the NFL for opposing TEs through two games, setting up a near perfect spot. Jonnu Smith only needed five targets to finish with a 4-84-2 line against the Jags last week, and the Colts’ TE duo combined for 69 yards back in Week 1. The Dolphins will face the cushiest defense they’ve seen yet in this game, and haven’t been able to get anything going on the ground through two games. Gesicki is the team leader in
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The problem of prediction in casino – fingerlakes1.com

Almost all gamblers believe that there is a system of signs that may show the way to the prize. They try to outsmart the casino by monitoring the games and making calculations whether their bet will be successful or not. If the player wants to win, he or she makes a prediction about the lucky number in roulette, slot machine, or dice game. Many players believe that there exists a lucky slot machine, roulette wheel, poker table or specific ritual that helps to win. In this article, we will discuss the problem of calculations and rituals aimed at predicting game outcomes in casinos.

House Edge Technology

Casinos cannot allow the players to take all the money they bet. Otherwise, they will not be able to pay their employees and cover the bills. It makes them introduce a house edge, which is an advantage that the casino takes of you in a long-term run. The house edge is established by the casino, making its complete bankruptcy impossible. Every time you win a prize, the establishment receives a certain percent back. The house edge is also relevant when it comes to digital casinos. Its size usually differs throughout various digital gambling platforms.

Surely, the existence of the house edge does not mean that you cannot win money while gambling at digital platforms. If you choose a casino properly, no house edge
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Bet365 joins Winners.net guide to digital bookmakers – Yogonet International

The platform is in the process of getting license in Indiana, Colorado, and West Virginia

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inners.net is growing its portfolio of bookmakers after a successful launch this summer. The platform’s features include comparing bookmakers, searching for bookmakers based on location, and a recommended bookmaker feature.

Winners.net was officially launched in July 2020 with tens of bookmakers on board, including PointsBet and MGM. Partnering with these online gambling companies has made Winners.net one of the most comprehensive guides to digital bookmakers in the world. The platform has recently signed a deal with Bet365, one of the world’s leading online gambling companies, further developing the website and extending its reach to even more potential clients. 

Winners.net Product Manager Dima Gulipe referred to the signing and what it meant for Winners.bet moving forward: “Bet365 is one of the leading names in the online gambling industry. Having the chance to work
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Best Golf Bets: Expert tips for the Irish Open and Corales Puntacana R&C Championship – Betting.betfair

PGA Tour

Following a gruelling US Open at Winged Foot, the PGA Tour stops off in the Dominican Republic for the Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship. Steve Rawlings has the lowdown…

“He hasn’t been playing brilliantly of late but I see absolutely no reason not to back Graeme McDowell to defend at [120.0] given he’s successfully defended an Open de France title,” he says.

Selections:
Kristoffer Ventura @ [42.0]
James Hahn @ [110.0]
Graeme McDowell @ [120.0]
Rob Oppenheim @ [150.0]

Dave Tindall landed an 80/1 each-way payout at the US Open last week, so worth checking out his selections for this week’s PGA Tour event as he looks to build on his profit for the season.

“Perez owns a win (2016), sixth and eighth the last two years here and three other top 20s. A big reason is how he’s performed on and around the greens as that’s a big factor when looking at past winners here,” he says.

“Perez took fewest putts at the Mayakoba in 2018 and ranked third for Putting Average when winning. He’s ranked in the top 10 for Scrambling in three of his last four visits there.”

Back Pat Perez each-way @ 35/1
Back Thomas Detry each-way @ 25/1
Back Aaron Baddeley each-way at 150/1

Dave is also here with his regular look at the best first round leader bets, picking out three to back to make a fast start this week.

“If he can keep the bogeys away, Seamus Power’s attacking philosophy can produce a good early position,” he says.

“In terms of fast
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Mitch Moss Is Done With Hot Take Sports Radio – Barrett Sports Media

Whether you are a gambler or just a fan of the industry, you should be familiar with the name Mitch Moss. Moss, along with Paul Howard, hosts Follow the Money, a three-hour show featuring informative and entertaining sports talk, actionable betting information and humorously legendary stories. 

Mitch Moss Is Done With Hot Take Sports Radio | Barrett Sports Media

True story, but I first came across their show a couple of years ago after I purchased my new car. The vehicle came with a subscription to SiriusXM. I immediately became addicted to VSiN and religiously listened to, you guessed it, Follow the Money.

Moss’ journey into sports media goes all the way back to his Junior year of high school when he was trying to figure out what he wanted to do as a career. At his school’s career day, he discovered the broadcasting school Madison Media Institute in Madison, Wisconsin. That is when a light bulb went off for Moss, who used to do play-by-play on his own while watching sports on mute.

“I said to myself, I can actually come to your school, you can teach me broadcasting and I can turn into a play-by-play guy? I was like ‘absolutely, sign me up for that!’”

His love for Las Vegas and gambling came a little later, when Moss took a trip to the city when he was 21.
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