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If it's a sport then you'll probably find me watching it somewhere. Trying to perfect my betting discipline and making less but more-informed bets.

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March Madness - Final Four

Mar 31st, 2014 at 21:23 Basketball 0 comments

Back in November, 351 NCAA Division 1 teams set out with hopes (some more realistically than others) of reaching this stage of the season, the Final Four in Arlington, Texas, and the chance to play for a National Title. Kentucky started the season ranked no.1 whilst the current no.1 Florida, were ranked no. 10. In between we also had Michigan State, Arizona and Syracuse spend some time at top spot. …

The NHL Playoff Run-in

Mar 24th, 2014 at 21:37 Ice Hockey 0 comments

With the Olympics now in the distant past, the 30 NHL teams have the final corner in sight as we are ever closer to reaching the end of the regular season. For some, they are at the very back of the pack already preparing for the draft and free agency in a bid to improve for next season whilst for a few select teams that already have a foot in …

March Madness - Sweet Sixteen and beyond

Mar 24th, 2014 at 19:06 Basketball 0 comments

It started back in October with over 300 teams and last Sunday, those teams were whittled down to just 68. Now, we have just 16 teams left as the NCAA Tournament has reached the Sweet Sixteen phase. There have been some bracket busters along the way with a total of 13 seeding upsets with the most notable being 14th seed Mercer knocking off 3rd seed Duke in the 2nd round …

College Basketball - Breaking down the Bracket

Mar 17th, 2014 at 21:12 Basketball 0 comments

Regular season over, Conference tournaments over, now it's time for the big one. The NCAA selection committee have now made their choices and there is no going back. If you're in, it's all about getting ready for later on this week and if you're out then it's back to school. The tournament is split into 4 regional brackets (South, East, Midwest, & West) so let's break down each bracket South This region contains …

Betting on Baseball

Mar 10th, 2014 at 10:29 Baseball 0 comments

With over 2,000 regular season games and 80+ per week, betting on baseball can be a lucrative business. However, it can also be time consuming as it's one of the most stat heavy sports around. For example, if you wanted to know which first baseman had the best batting average on a Monday then it will only take you a few clicks on the MLB official website. Being realistic, knowing …

College Basketball Tournament Preview

Mar 5th, 2014 at 22:31 Basketball 0 comments

With less than 48 hours between Selection Sunday and the start of the end of season College Basketball tournament there doesn't leave much time for a full analysis of the bracket. So instead I've picked a handful of the strongest contenders and will look at their chances of cutting down the nets in Arlington, Texas on April 7th. The make-up of the bracket is a little less muddied than that of …

MLB 2014 Preview Part Two

Mar 2nd, 2014 at 15:59 Baseball 0 comments

Welcome to part two of my Major League preview. This time I'll be focusing on the National League and will name my teams to watch across baseball for 2014. National League East Division Atlanta Braves Last Season : 96-66 (Lost 3-1 to Los Angeles Dodgers in NLDS) Atlanta's return to NL East success last season started with their defense. With 548 runs given up they ranked 1st and also ranked 2nd in quality starts and …