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A Note From Doc's Sports Staff
Our company opened for business back in 1971. We were only one of a small number of sports handicapping services in existence at that time, and most of those have now fallen by the wayside. When you have been in the sports handicapping industry for more than 40 years, you definitely see some major changes.
Horses that can win the Kentucky Derby in 2014
How do you figure out which are the horses that can win the Kentucky Derby this year? Well, do you have a dart board? I have been obsessed with this race for more than 30 years, and I do not ever remember a flatter, more wide-open race. Outside perhaps of California Chrome, there are no superstars in this field. There have been some strong performances, and some real flashes of brilliance, but every horse has warts as well.
Doc's Sports Handicapping - Weekly Newsletter April 23rd -April 30th 2014
Doc's Sports weekly newsletter has six free picks for Major League Baseball action and NBA playoffs! Find out who Doc's Advisory board handicappers recommend today, and also find out who has the strongest picks this week for MLB, NBA, and NHL handicapping!
NBA Odds: Thursday, April 24, 2014 Opening Line Report and Handicapping
The three series on Thursday night are the first in these NBA playoffs to be played on the lower seed's home court. and each has to be feeling satisfied after splitting against the series favorites in the first two games in their gym. Here's a look at each matchup.
Tracking the Nationals: Season-Long MLB Picks and Handicapping for Washington Baseball
Docís Sports is tracking the Washington Nationals all season long to provide free MLB picks each week while focusing on the same team. Specialization when betting on any sport is a key strategy that many experts employ to successfully build their bankroll. I will try and prove the validity of this betting strategy by attempting to earn a long-term profit on these free season-long MLB picks involving Nationals games.
Five to Follow MLB Betting: Thursday April 24, 2014 Opening Line Report
It's largely a getaway day Thursday in the majors, so there are six matinees for baseball bettors to enjoy on the schedule. Bovada will offer live betting on three games overall: Cardinals at Mets, Yankees at Red Sox and Phillies at Dodgers. Here is a look at five interesting matchups on Thursday.
NBA Playoffs: Los Angeles Clippers vs. Golden State Warriors Odds Breakdown
The Los Angeles Clippers and Golden State Warriors may be in for a long and contentious series. Golden State struck first by shocking Los Angeles with a four-point Game 1 victory before the Clippers rebounded with a dominant Game 2 performance that saw the team win by 40 points. The division rivals will now take their matchup upstate for two games inside the Oracle Arena on Thursday night and Sunday afternoon.
PGA Tour Picks: Zurich Classic of New Orleans Odds and Predictions
Well, I was right and wrong last week. Right in that a guy who doesn't bomb it of the tee would win the RBC Heritage on Hilton Head Island because that was usually the case. Wrong in that I believed Matt Kuchar, Mr. Consistent, would struggle a bit in the wake of a Masters hangover.
2014 Kentucky Derby Betting Tips and Wagering Advice
The Kentucky Derby is never an easy race to handicap. When it is as ridiculously wide-open as it is this year, though, handicapping it becomes an almost impossible task. To help you wade through the very murky picture this year to find the winners, here are five Kentucky Derby betting tips:
Dance With Fate Odds to Win the 2014 Kentucky Derby with Picks and Predictions
After more than 30 years of being obsessed with the Kentucky Derby, there is little about the race that surprises me anymore. I have to admit, though, that I am truly shocked to be writing this preview. I liked Dance With Fate heading into the Blue Grass Stakes, and his win was impressive, but I had absolutely no expectation that he would continue on to this race.
Uncle Sigh Odds to Win the 2014 Kentucky Derby with Picks and Predictions
When the last of the prep races were done, Uncle Sigh was on the outside looking in ó 21st on the list of Kentucky Derby points with only 20 starting spots. Thanks to injuries to Constitution and Cairo Prince and the defection of Midnight Hawk, though, he is now well within the top 20 and en route to the Derby starting gate.
Harry's Holiday Odds to Win the 2014 Kentucky Derby with Picks and Predictions
When the prep races were over, Harryís Holiday was well outside of the Top 20 in points and didnít have a spot in the starting gate at the Kentucky Derby. The defections and injuries have been coming in bulk, unfortunately, and now he is ready to go.
2014 World Cup Handicapping: Europe or South America Odds to Win
One of the more fun aspects of a sporting event such as the World Cup is the plethora of betting options that one has to play with, both on a specific match as well as futures or unique tournaments odds. With all due respect to competent teams such as the United States, Mexico, Japan, South Korea and the Ivory Coast, the winner of this summerís World Cup is coming from either Europe or South America.
2014 World Cup Soccer Betting Advice and Tips
With the World Cup less than two months away, the soccer betting scene is gradually developing. Online sportsbooks and casinos have been offering odds on European matches since last fall, but the allure of the biggest single sporting event in the world naturally does draw a bigger, more general audience. For those not too familiar with international soccer or even casual bettors looking for a secondary sport this summer during the light season, the World Cup does offer a really good moneymaking platform.
2014 World Cup Top Young Footballers
The World Cup is the grandest of stages. Established players such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and others are looking to supplant their legacy at this major international tournament as they have already done at club level. There is also a select crop of the next generation who could well launch themselves to the next level with strong performances this summer. We take a look at five rising stars looking to put their stamp on Brazil.
Sports Betting Insights: Betting on Early Trends in the NBA Playoffs
We are 13 games into this seasonís NBA playoffs, with five of the eight series playing its first two games of an opening round best-of-seven series. The final three series will play Game 2 on Wednesday night. There have already been some stunning straight up upsets, including No. 8 Atlantaís shocking 101-93 win over No. 1 Indiana as an eight-point road underdog in Game 1 of that Eastern Conference clash this past weekend.
NBA Playoffs Betting: Taking a Closer Look at Games 3 and 4
The NBA playoffs opened with a few surprising, and some not-so surprising, upsets during the first few days of action. The underdogs blitzed their way to a 7-3 ATS record over the first 10 games of action and left a few of the higher-seeded teams in some difficult positions. Both the Los Angeles Clippers and Oklahoma City Thunder will go on the road needing a victory to take back home-court advantage, while the Indiana Pacers, Toronto Raptors, Chicago Bulls and Houston Rockets all lost Game 1 on their own floor.
NBA Odds: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Opening Line Report and Handicapping
Is Wednesday night the first time in these playoffs that the home team wins every game? It hasn't happened yet entering Tuesday's action, but I believe it will on Wednesday. Here's a look at each postseason game on the schedule.
Five to Follow MLB Betting: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Opening Line Report
Have you noticed how little attention that Albert Pujols has gotten as he closes in on 500 career home runs? It doesn't seem like such a magical number these days after all the PED use led to inflated totals. Might Pujols join the club Wednesday? Here's a look at five interesting games on the schedule.
Weekly Q&A with Docís Sports Expert Handicapper Raphael Esparza
Docís Sports: Through the first 10 games of this yearís NBA playoffs, the underdogs are 6-4 straight up with a 7-3 record against the spread. Do you see this early trend continuing, or will the favorites start taking control of these opening-round series?
MLB Handicapping: Best Baseball Trends for Profits
The first few weeks of the MLB season is known for being difficult to handicap. In fact, many knowledgeable baseball bettors recommend observing the first two or three weeks from the betting sidelines. Now that we're three weeks into the season, the questions begin. Who's improved? Who's not as good as we thought? Which teams have played above expectations? Will they continue along that path? Who's been playing below expectations? Will they begin to turn things around?
Los Angeles Clippers at Golden State Warriors Free NBA Picks & Odds
The Los Angeles Clippers looked like a totally different team in Game 2 than they did in their Game 1 loss to the Golden State Warriors, whooping them 138-98 on their home floor. The Clippers shot 56.6% from the field and were able to hold the Warriors' normally great three-point shooters to just 4-of-19 shooting from beyond the arc.
Oklahoma City Thunder at Memphis Grizzlies Free NBA Picks & Odds
The Memphis Grizzlies were able to pull off the 111-105 overtime win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday night to tie the series at 1-1. The Thunder had a hard time making their shots in the game, going just 9-for-30 from three-point land and 37-for-93 overall.
Philadelphia Phillies at Los Angeles Dodgers Free MLB Picks & Odds
The Philadelphia Phillies will match up with the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday, April 24, 2014. Our matchup report includes analysis on the starting pitchers, betting trends, injury reports, and a free pick on who we think is most likely to win.
Oakland Athletics at Houston Astros Free MLB Picks & Odds
The Oakland Athletics will match up with the Houston Astros on Thursday, April 24, 2014. Our matchup report includes analysis on the starting pitchers, betting trends, injury reports, and a free pick on who we think is most likely to win.
Indiana Pacers at Atlanta Hawks Free NBA Picks & Odds
The Indiana Pacers looked much more like the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference on Tuesday when they were able to beat the Atlanta Hawks 101-85 on their home court to make it a 1-1 series. The Pacers shot 52.9% on the night and were able to hold the Hawks to just 39.2% shooting from the field.
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