Mateusz Gamrot defeated Arman Tsakuryan in the main event of the UFC on ESPN 38. The two lightweights have displayed a fantastic performance, and we can say that the battle was pure enjoyment for all UFC fans. In the end, Gamrot, a more experienced fighter, won via unanimous decision, with all three judges … Read More... about Mateusz Gamrot Defeats Arman Tsarukyan in the Main Event of the UFC on ESPN 38
It's mid-June in the MLB. Family vacations, BBQs, pool parties, the NHL Finals, and fireworks occupy our time. It can be tough to put in the hours and stay on top of all things MLB news. Luckily, Wagerbop is coming through with MLB By the Numbers. We break down the latest MLB happenings into bite-size chunks easily digestible while enjoying your morning coffee, using the … [Read more...] about MLB Mid-June Musings – MLB by the Numbers
60 games in and I've waited long enough. Can we finally start talking MLB playoffs now? Who's winning the divisions? Which teams look primed for a Wild Card berth? I’m actually displaying much more patience than I did in 2021 when I wrote my first MLB playoff picture piece on May 23. We're at least in mid-June. The 162-game regular season grind is baseball’s calling … [Read more...] about Impatient Previews – Looking Forward to the MLB Playoffs in Mid-June
Can we begin the MLB Playoffs already? I mean, it's June and we pretty much already know who is going to reach the postseason, right? While this sentiment is echoed by those new to professional baseball, experienced sports bettors know the landscape can still change so much it could be totally unrecognizable come September. The Mets, Yankees, and Astros all hold large … [Read more...] about Which MLB Division Leaders are Locks for the 2022 Postseason?
Sports trophy engraver. There's a cush job. Once the season ends you have a few names to etch in and that's it. Sure, there is a bit of a rush during the week that awards are announced but even that can be mitigated. See, if I was a trophy engraver I'd beat that rush by predicting who is going to win certain awards in advance. I'd engrave those ahead of time. I could … [Read more...] about Should We Expect These Hot Starts to Continue?
Which is harder in professional sports? Traveling east to west or west to east? While those West coast night games seem awfully late for an Easterner, East coast day games start alarmingly early for a body on West coast time. Handicapping long trips and travel schedules has long been a favorite angle of sharp sports bettors since the days of bus rides and flying … [Read more...] about We Found a Division Even Worse than the AL Central
In 1932, Albert Einstein infamously predicted there is no way "that nuclear energy will ever be obtainable". The World Nuclear Association now reports 10% of the power on the face of the Earth is nuclear. Einstein was wrong. Western explorer Joseph C. Ives in 1858 wrote about the Grand Canyon that their exploration group "has been the first, and will doubtless be the … [Read more...] about The Tigers’ Offense is so Terrible in 2022
Professional baseball is a very streaky sport. The long schedule lends itself to very long winning streaks and horrible prolonged slumps. I’ve found much better success over the years betting into streaks in the MLB instead of rooting for them to end. This is hardly a one size fits all approach for sports. The NFL and the NHL are far too choppy to bet into streaks with … [Read more...] about When Should Dog Bettors Back Favorites in 2022 – Part 2 of the MLB Underdog Study
"Baseball is too random. It's impossible to predict what's gonna happen. Each game is a tossup. Trying to handicap the MLB is pointless." - Some guy who is too lazy to learn MLB betting Ever heard people talk like that? These common statements about betting the MLB range in truth from flat out lies to horribly ignorant. Struggling baseball teams can amass … [Read more...] about Give Up on These Underdogs in 2022 – Part 1 of the MLB Underdog Study