March Madness is done for another year and the NBA playoffs are still a few days away, so baseball is the hot topic unless you live in places like Montreal, where hockey dominates the scene, or Milwaukee, where everyone is trying to figure out what … [Read more...] about Baseball: Hitting or Pitching?
Last week we talked about which is more important, hitting or pitching, when picking winners in baseball. Based on the your email responses, it seems most of you prefer the pitching route. This week I want to discuss moneylines in baseball and how … [Read more...] about The Mathematics of Moneylines
In the last issue, we covered the math involved in betting moneylines. Many of the hundreds of emails received in response to this issue asked how moneylines compare to runlines. This led to an easy choice for the topic of this week's … [Read more...] about Runlines versus Moneylines
In the last column, we discussed runlines and moneylines for betting baseball, America's pastime. Now lets talk a little about soccer, the pastime for the rest of the planet.If you have never lived in Europe or Latin America, it will be … [Read more...] about Betting on World Cup Soccer
I have wanted to write about golf betting for a while now and after watching the final round of the US Open yesterday, decided this is the time. First though, I would like to touch briefly on a couple of other topics.Two weeks ago, when I … [Read more...] about Profiting From Tiger’s Woods
Another season of baseball's cross-league mixer has come to an end and I thought it would be interesting to discuss the results from both a statistical and a financial point-of-view.First, a little background. For roughly a century, the American … [Read more...] about The Effects of Interleague Play