OLBG Top Blogs
PDC World Darts Championship
by Hogsback on 04 Dec at 19:22
I still find the PDC World Darts Championship the single most exciting sports event in any year. It is the competition that has it all. The big star, Phil Taylor, always shines brightly having won 14 World Championship titles. This could be his last time in this tournament as he is 53 Years of age now. No Phil Taylor would be devastating and that can be contemplated for another year. He might well go out on a ‘high’ so if he wins it again this year who knows? His hunger does not fade and neither does his eye sight as shown by winning the recent Grand Slam of Darts for the fifth time. Taylor is certainly a phenomenon and a true sporting legend. He is odds-on to win this year, so the bookies are giving nothing away. Taylor’s main rivals..
Tingle Creek Trends
by Micko70 on 04 Dec at 19:04
The Tingle Creek Chase is a grade 1 chase run at Sandown in early December and is sponsored by Betvictor The race is run over 2 miles and often attracts a very high class field with the Champion Chase on their agenda in March Last 10 winners of the race YEAR HORSE AGE OFFICIAL RATING LAST COMPLETED START LAST RUN GRADED WIN CHASE WINS DISTANCE 2012 Sprinter Sacre 6 169 1st Apr G1 6 7 2011 Sizing Europe 9 177 2nd Nov G1 7 6 2010 Master Minded 7 178 1st Nov G1 11 5 2009 Twist Magic 7 167 3rd Nov G1 6 6 2008 Master Minded 5 186 2nd Apr G1 5 2 2007 Twist Magic 5 158 1st Nov G1 3 3 2006 Kauto Star 6 176 1st Nov G1 4 1 2005 Kauto Star 5 150 2nd Nov G2 1 0 2004 Moscow Flyer 10 176 1st Nov G1 15 17 2003 Moscow Flyer 9 172 1st Nov G1 10 14 5 day declarations 11151- Captain Conan(247) 6 11-7 Nicky Henderson 159 2222-1 Hinterland(28) 5 11-7 Paul Nicholls 148 3F42-7 His Excellency(20) 5 11-7 David Pipe 148 1P7P-5 Kauto Stone(35) 7 11-7 Paul Nicholls 153 42RR-6 Mad Moose(20) 9 11-7 Nigel Twiston-Davies 143 314-54 Oiseau De Nuit(20) 11 11-7 Colin Tizzard 154 411-12 Sire De Grugy(20) 7 11-7 Gary Moore 169 34U-1 Somersby(32) 9 11-7 Mick Channon 161 11111- Sprinter Sacre(228) 7 11-7 Nicky Henderson 188 575F-5 Tataniano(20) 9 11-7 Richard Rowe 147 P5-036 Viva Colonia(14) 8 11-7..
NBA Review - November
by botev1921 on 01 Dec at 14:49
When betting on the NBA one must always know the developments well and if possible monitor as many news articles as possible, especially those involving injuries, team chemistry, trade rumors and overall team dynamics. Since this is a sport where something new is happening every day if not every hour, in my monthly reviews I will try to provide a short summary of how the season progresses and what are the best potential bets at the time. I will single out the most important moments from the previous month and try to come up with predictions on how the following month will pan out, who could potentially struggle and who could end up surprising the specialists. The good, the better and the best In November we had two pretty great stories to supplement the familiar faces on top of the league. The..
If you like NFL and Football you'll love this - probably!!
by drobgod on 04 Dec at 15:14
Okay let's not take this too seriously, but over the last six weeks or so I've been dabbling with the NFL on a weekend. This new found love for American Football coincided with my wife watching Downton Abbey and Paradise on a Sunday evening and me struggling to remain in the same room with such drivel on in the background. Off I skipped to the bedroom, where I also have Sky Sports installed for such traumatic times as stated above, and tuned in to find around six hours of American Football being streamed live. Now as boring as those period dramas mentioned above are, even I knew I'd have to have a little flutter on the NFL matches to get me through the night and it's because of this I've stumbled across my crazy system. When looking at the NFL..
Predicting early Goals in the Lower Leagues of English Football
by man o bong on 30 Nov at 10:45
This is a fairly simple approach to betting on teams to score early in football matches taking place in the lower leagues of English football I know from watching the score on a Saturday afternoon for another approach of backing to lay 0-0 scorelines, that the Premier league especially and the Championship have a high proportion of games where we have to wait some time for the first goal to be scored and whilst that has been successful to a point, although not magically so, I thought I would look at it from the opposite angle and lower down the leagues for sides that seem to get of the mark earlier and regularly. Early Goal Scorers So in this first attempt I am looking for sides, either playing home or away that have shown a penchant for coming out early and getting on..
Are Arsenal worth backing?
by Micko70 on 01 Dec at 20:40
As i write this Arsenal are 4 points clear at the top of the premiership, everything looks to be on the up for the Londoners after losing at home to Aston Villa on the opening day of the season. Arsenal took the lead against Villa on the opening day before losing the game 3-1, they then won 4 premier leagues on the trot beating Fulham away (3-1), Tottenham at home (1-0), Sunderland away (3-1) & Stoke at home (3-1). Arsenal also lost at home to Chelsea and away at Man Utd before winning their last 2 league games without conceding a goal. Again, as i write this you can get 11/4 on Arsenal winning the league, on paper that looks a great price with a lead but do they really look that good. SIGNINGS Arsenal only signed 1 player in the summer transfer window, Mezut..
Trainers to follow in December
by Scratville on 29 Nov at 23:01
Christmas is coming fast so lets try and get some spendo and highlight the trainers who make hay at this festive time. This month we have 3 NH trainers, 3 AW trainers and 2 trainers from across the Irish Sea:- NH N HENDERSON (HURDLERS) Not the most original selection but continues to fire out the winners at this time of the year and the fact that he has had a relatively quiet November could bode well for this month. 2009 12/34 35% +£9.33 2010 6/26 23% +£0.85 2011 21/67 31% +£9.44 2012 9/36 25% (£1.80) The amount of winners..
MOST POPULARby mercer
03 Dec 09:40
Midweek Live Premier League Matches (Booking's Stats)
LIVE PREMIER LEAGUE MATCHES (BOOKINGS & STATS) Two live Premier League matches on show for us to watch over the next few days & both look close games, so expect a battle & cards to be shown. I have kept all...
MOST DISCUSSEDby drobgod
03 Dec 09:57
Can Twitter help our betting in the specials markets?
I have no idea whether the amount of Twitter followers a celebrity has could be a useful guide for us when betting on programmes such as I'm A Celebrity, X-Factor and Strictly Come Dancing, but after having two winning bets...