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Twas the Night Before Christmas (NFL/NBA Gambling Style)
by Raphael Esparza - 12/23/2016
Raphael Esparza of Doc's Sports shares a Christmas Poem that he wrote about sports betting. Doc's Sports would like to wish all of our site visitors a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, and let's all have a 2017 filled with happiness and sports betting profit.
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Betting Odds From Expert Pop Culture Oddsmaker
by Raphael Esparza - 11/22/2016
It's the holiday season, and that means Disney is giving us another early holiday present. We are less than a month away from the worldwide debut of "Rogue One:A Star Wars Story", and this installment of the Star Wars movie franchise should be a mega hit. This new Star Wars movie has me puzzled because there has never really been a movie quite like 'Rogue One' on this scale, so putting betting numbers for this was actually a challenge.
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WWE SummerSlam Odds and Betting Predictions for Sunday PPV
by Raphael Esparza - 8/19/2016
The Summer Olympics in Brazil ends on Sunday. However, if you need betting action on a different sporting event, how about WWE wrestling? Sunday night the biggest WWE PPV of the summer takes place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, and I can guarantee the crowd will be rowdy and energetic. After a pretty good Battleground PPV in July the WWE Universe is expecting a big night in Brooklyn, and I'm looking for big cash Sunday night at SummerSlam.
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Nathan's Hot Dog Easting Contest Betting Picks from Expert Pop Culture Handicapper
by Raphael Esparza - 6/30/2016
The 4th of July means the 4 Fs: Family, Fun, Food, and Fireworks! I would say that it's safe to add a fifth 'F': Famous! As in the Famous Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest on the 4th of July! Monday will mark the 100th edition of the contest in Coney Island, New York at the corner of Surf and Stillwell street.
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Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest Odds and Expert Betting Predictions
by Trevor Whenham - 6/29/2016
Why? Every time I see the highlights of the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4 I ask myself why in the world this exists. I once made the mistake of watching the whole contest. It's years later and I still haven't recovered. It's just plain disgusting - a spotlight for freaks. There are odds on it, though - I'll bet on the most disgusting humans on the planet if the price is right. So, is the price right? Let's take a look.
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Who Dies in the Walking Dead Season 7 Premier? Odds and Betting Predictions
by Raphael Esparza - 6/29/2016
It's never too early to start over thinking about the next season of "The Walking Dead", and for me it's never too early to lay some entertainment betting action. Season 6 ended with an epic cliffhanger as the character Negan with his baseball bat "Lucille" wrapped in barbed wire is getting ready to smash a major character to death.
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2016 WWE Money in the Bank Odds and Expert Betting Predictions
by Raphael Esparza - 6/16/2016
WWE's PPV Money in the Bank is live this Sunday from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, and this PPV will be so much better than the last big event. I still can't believe this will be the seventh straight year that the WWE has featured a match giving one guy a title shot if he wins the Money in the Bank match. We should see some great matches this Sunday with John Cena back, and of course the Money in the Bank match is always fun to watch. Money in the Bank usually sets up a great SummerSlam card, and feuds that start this Sunday could end at SummerSlam.
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Who will Die Next on Game of Thrones? Expert Predictions with Betting Odds
by Raphael Esparza - 6/16/2016
It's no secret that "Game of Thrones" is one of the hottest shows on TV and one of the most talked about shows on social media and at office water coolers and family gatherings and dinner with friends. The sixth season of Game of Thrones ends in two weeks, and the next two episodes are going to be epic and jaw-dropping. It's also no secret that we will see a huge shocking death in the next couple of episodes. Therefore, while we wait, let's lay some cash down on who will get the axe in the next couple of weeks of Game of Thrones.
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2016 WWE Extreme Rules Odds and Expert Betting Predictions
by Raphael Esparza - 5/19/2016
If you are wondering why I didn't do a preview for WWE Payback (May 1) a couple of weeks ago, it's because I knew another PPV was only three weeks away! WWE PPV Extreme Rules is live this Sunday from the Prudential Center in Newark, and this PPV will be so much better than the last event.
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Odds for Michael Strahan's Replacement on "Live!" Morning Talk Show
by Raphael Esparza - 4/24/2016
I guess when the Mouse says don't tell anybody, you listen to that Mouse because boy did the entertainment world get a shock last week. After four years sitting beside Kelly Ripa, former New York Giants football star Michael Strahan has decided to part ways from "Live! with Kelly and Michael".
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2016 WWE WrestleMania Odds and Expert Betting Predictions
by Raphael Esparza - 3/30/2016
WWE PPV WrestleMania is live this Sunday from the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, and WrestleMania is the Super Bowl of wrestling entertainment. WrestleMania always brings out the entertainment stars, and this year ESPN Sports Center will be live at WrestleMania. We should see some great matches this Sunday, and I'm hoping we see more mind-blowing upsets like the last couple of years with Seth Rollins winning and two years ago with Brock Lesnar beating Undertaker.
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2016 Oscars Odds with Betting Tips and Expert Predictions
by Chris Vasile - 2/27/2016
On Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, the film industry, including actors and actresses alike, will descend on California to take part in the 88th Academy Awards ceremony at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood. It should be noted that even if you are not up to date with pop-culture news, you should know that this is Leonardo DiCaprio's world and we are all just living in it.
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2016 Oscars Picks and Expert Betting Predictions
by Raphael Esparza - 2/25/2016
There's a lot of negative buzz surrounding the Oscars this year. However, set aside the negativity because there is outstanding value in this entertainment betting sheet. Live this Sunday is the 88th Academy Awards (Oscars) show at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, and we will see some underdog winners Sunday night. Our friends over at MyBookie have a full list of odds for the 88th Annual Academy Awards. Jump on these numbers now because these betting lines will move.
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2016 Razzies Awards Odds and Betting Predictions
by Raphael Esparza - 2/22/2016
It's awards season and yes, all focus is on the 88th Academy Awards ceremony Sunday, February 28th. But the Saturday night before the Oscarshostsan even better awards night: the 35th Annual Razzies awards for the 'Worst' in movies and our friends over at MyBookie have posted odds for all categories.
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Bet on a True Underdog: Puppy Bowl Odds and Predictions
by Raphael Esparza - 2/1/2016
I always tell people you can put odds up on anything and you will get action no matter what it is, and our friends over at 5Dimes haven't proven us wrong yet. Don't hate the messenger and don't tell me that I have a gambling problem because of what I'm going to throw down on this Super Bowl Sunday.
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2016 WWE Royal Rumble Odds and Predictions for Sunday PPV
by Raphael Esparza - 1/21/2016
Sunday night in Orlando at the Amway Center is the 2016 Royal Rumble, and what an event it will be! The first WWE PPV of the year will have excitement and outstanding betting opportunities, and I can guarantee we will see some unbelievable surprises.
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2016 Golden Globe Awards Betting Odds with Picks and Expert Predictions
by Raphael Esparza - 1/4/2016
It's that time of year again when the awards season starts, and the first one is the Golden Globes. Our friends over at MyBookie.ag were one of the first online books to release odds on the 73rd Golden Globe Awards. The Golden Globe Awards air live on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016, and I know I will have lots of action on the Golden Globes betting board. Some of these categories have huge favorites, but they also have outstanding value. At this time I will show you the opening odds on the 73rd Golden Globes Awards and tell you if you should jump on some long shots or take the favorite.
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