University of Virginia

The Cavaliers raced to top positions in women’s rowing and men’s soccer in the past year, among the school’s other sporting achievements.

5. They finished 5th in the 2009-2010 NACDA reckoning of sports colleges, placing them in the top 5 for the first time.

With the widespread popularity of college sports teams, and the consistent successes of each of these colleges on the field and in the stadium, it’s no wonder these top 10 sports schools garner the support and spirit of students and fans all over the nation.

9. University of Georgia

With rigorous academic requirements for all athletes, Georgia is setting the pace for a new paradigm of scholarships among its top level football, baseball, gymnastics, tennis, and swim teams.

With a staff of over 100 coaches and assistants, 34 varsity sports, and about 300 athletic scholarships, it’s no wonder this school presented 49 athletes in the 2008 Beijing Winter Olympics and has over 9,000 students enrolled in intramural sports in any given semester.

4. 6. Florida State University

Florida State is a top contender in a number of college athletics programs, including football, basketball, softball, soccer, volleyball, swimming, and diving. Ohio State University

Ohio State has brought home championship wins in all three of the biggest men’s sports: basketball, football, and baseball. University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)

One of the country’s most widely recognized sports schools, UCLA was the first university to win over 100 NCAA championships, making the Bruins a fixture among the top basketball schools. Stanford has brought home the NACDA Director’s Cup award for Division I sports for the past 15 years, qualifying it as best overall for collegiate sports in the United States.

3. The school is also known for victories in men’s diving, swimming, golf, track, gymnastics, men’s and women’s fencing, and more.

2. Stanford University

With an impressive record in virtually every varsity sport, this Ivy League school holds the top ranking among sports colleges. Whether you follow college baseball, football, gymnastics, volleyball, soccer, or other varsity athletics, these are some of the top universities to beat:

1. UCLA is also renowned for its women’s sports performances, with the softball, track, gymnastics, and rowing teams excelling in 2009-2010.. The Gators are also known for their strong contenders in football, men’s basketball, and women’s golf, soccer, football, tennis, and volleyball.

8. University of Southern California

Southern California is best known for its varsity football team, which has won 11 championships, but also excels in basketball and a host of other college athletics.

College sports have captured the hearts of millions of Americans, from loyal students and alumni cheering on their schools to local businesses and fans. University of Texas

This Texas school has won more titles than any other school in the Big 12 League since it was founded in 1996. The university is known for its basketball team, as well as women’s soccer, women’s field hockey, and men’s lacrosse.

7. They’re especially known for their excellence in football, as well as putting forward strong contenders in track and baseball.

10. University of North Carolina

North Carolina has won 51 titles and 34 national championships in 6 different sports, making its mark as one of the top sports colleges in the United States. University of Florida

Florida is renowned in a number of varsity sports, notably excelling in women’s swimming and men’s track and field in the 2009-2010 season

Note that with the top AFC teams expected down compared to the Cardinals, Packers, Panthers and Seahawks, the key is to bet the Ravens to win their conference.


The Bills did thrive on the offensive side last season, as offensive coordinator Greg Roman did an incredible job with quarterback Tyrod Taylor & Co. After Philadelphia traded away Sam Bradford, this number has been raised to 8.5, and I believe that’s an over-adjustment — so I now like the under 8.5 (and ESPN’s Football Power Index and our Money Line Estimate agree as they’re still right around 8 wins). The schedule is tough and front-weighted. The market hasn’t agreed, as the Falcons drifted all the way up to 100-1 before dipping back to 80-1 over Labor Day weekend. Note the Cardinals struggled in both their red zone offense and defense last season, as this team is far too talented for those trends not to turn around. I still like them, but the “value” part isn’t quite there anymore at 14-1. And finally, their road schedule is void of high-caliber competition in Jacksonville, Atlanta, Tennessee, Washington, Philadelphia and their division rivals. However, this team peaked early, and eventually the preseason loss of wide receiver Jordy Nelson reared its ugly head along with subpar offensive line play. The first 10 games will test the mettle of Ryan & Co. Look for the Ravens to return to their physical ways with a chance to match any AFC contender. A potential Super Bowl game was promising last season before their collapse in Carolina to end the year after an impeccable 13-3 regular season. Importantly, the key injured cogs from last year are back. We saw how they looked in their 5-0 start last season, when Matt Ryan and Julio Jones looked unstoppable and Devonta Freeman emerged as a scoring machine — and they were the only team to beat Carolina in the regular season. Unfortunately, they’ve lost the services of difference-maker Marcell Dareus for the first four games. Head coach Dan Quinn, who built the Seattle Seahawks’ defense before taking this job, obviously still has a lot of work to do with the defense, but that’s why we’re getting such a great price. In addition, they were minus-15 in turnovers and nine of their 11 losses were within eight points as seemingly nothing went right. Ryan is known for his defensive prowess, but the Bills dropped from fourth in yards allowed in 2014 to 19th in 2015. ESPN Chalk’s NFL Vegas experts, Dave Tuley and Erin Rynning, combine to bring you the ultimate betting guide for 2016. Best future bets, season win total bets, teams to bet on and against — it’s all here in Chalk’s 2016 pro football betting guide. They did lose defensive tackle Kyle Williams early in the season, but a defensive mastermind like Ryan should be capable of working around a key injury.

Offensively, the Cardinals continue to be sound at all levels. The FPI at 9.3 and MLE at 9.4 slightly agree, though it is a little concerning that they’re only clear underdogs in just four games (how they fare in the four pick ‘em games will tell the tale). The better play now is Cincinnati at 20-1, as the Bengals have one of the best all-around teams with a balanced offense and a solid bend-but-don’t-break defense. Basically, it comes down to believing we’re much more likely to see 6 wins (and a winning ticket) as opposed to 8.

Atlanta Falcons (80-1)

Baltimore Ravens (15-1 to win AFC)

Cincinnati Bengals (20-1)

Yes, there’s a trend here with finding value on teams with QB issues. The Jets were 10-6 last year and had the No. However, after ranking 12th in points per game and sixth in yards per play, expect the league to adjust and regression to occur. I don’t believe the Jets can catch the Patriots, but for this bet they just need to finish over .500 again.

It’s not often you get 25-1 on the defending champions. Of course, there are two big obstacles for the Bengals: First, they really need to hold off the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC North and secure a first-round bye. Nelson is back this season, while the signing of Jared Cook gives Rodgers another weapon.

New York Giants under 8.5 (-120)

I had a lean on the Jets under 8 back in April, but that was when Ryan Fitzpatrick was holding out, and I expected the number to go higher if he signed. The Cardinals are poised and motivated for the NFL title.

Under the leadership of John Harbaugh and Ozzie Newsome, the Ravens have been a threat every season to reach the Super Bowl. Secondly, and ultimately the biggest hurdle, is they have to win three playoff games in a row (four if they don’t get a first-round bye), and head coach Marvin Lewis is 0-7 in the playoffs and 0-4 with Andy Dalton as the starting QB. They don’t need to win them all to get over the total and, even if they don’t win them all, I give them a decent shot to win some of the rare games where they’ll be underdogs or pick ‘em.

You have to believe that Sam Bradford puts them back on track, and you have to not worry about not pulling the trigger when you could have had 30-1 when Shaun Hill was expected to be the starter.

Kansas City Chiefs under 9.5 ( 120)

After the schedules came out in April, I made the Saints’ under 6.5 ( 115) one of my best bets, so I like under 7 even better, though the juice is heavy at -140. Forever the extreme eternal optimist, Ryan’s Bills generally failed to deliver last season, especially on the defensive side of the football. If Prescott can keep Dallas in contention and Romo returns healthy, the 25-1 price could be an overlay — as long as Romo can stay healthy the rest of the way, which is asking a lot.

The season is finally upon us. And while defenses can still win championships, like we saw last year with Denver, it’s not a necessity in today’s NFL.

The Giants’ over/under was at 8 with added juice most of the summer, and it was a pass for me. Importantly, the huge emergence of running back David Johnson is the catalyst to take the pressure off the deep passing game. The W/L/T that we used in our betting previews for each team and used CG Technology’s Week 1-16 lines to see how many times a team is expected to be favored has the Giants favored in only 8 games, so they would almost have to win all of those (plus any upsets) to get over 8.5.

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Opening week last year, the Ravens lost defensive force and team leader? Terrell Suggs — and quite simply, it was all downhill from there. They just need to keep doing what they’re doing in the regular season, and I don’t see too much of a falloff from the team that finished 12-4 a year ago. However, we’ve clearly seen the high end of this Packers team over the previous two seasons as an offensive machine and a capable defense. Peyton Manning is gone, of course, but if Trevor Siemian can run the offense — which relied more on the running game last year anyway — the defense can carry this team far.

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Atlanta Falcons over 7 (-130)

I originally had a lean on the Chiefs under 9 back in the spring, so I really like it now that it has been bet up to 9.5 (and 120 to boot!). They jumped to 6-0 record before their bye week, outscoring the opposition 164-101. with trips to Baltimore, New England, Los Angeles, Miami, Seattle and Cincinnati, while garnering the Jets, Arizona and New England at home. 6 overall draft choice, left tackle Ronnie Stanley. But the talent is there to take a flier.

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Denver Broncos (25-1)

The question lingers as to whether Rex and his brother Rob Ryan turn this defense around. Tony Romo got hurt again and the Cowboys’ odds were raised, but there is hope, as he’s projected to miss six to 10 weeks, and rookie Dak Prescott stepped up in the preseason. Obviously we can’t have the Chiefs going on another 10-game winning streak, but that was a bit of a fluke, and no one’s going to be looking past them this year.


Again, we don’t need the Bengals to erase their playoff demons to cash this bet. ESPN’s Football Power Index has this total pushing with exactly 7 wins, but I like that the Saints are only projected to be favored in six games at CG Technology, plus the Money Line Estimate only adds up to 6.4 wins. They’ve fortified their defensive line with the additions of Chandler Jones and top draft choice Robert Nkemdiche to aid in the all-important NFL pressuring of the quarterback. The Bears and Lions continue to erode, while the Vikings obviously lose some luster with the loss of quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. Yes, the schedule lightens up after that, but Ryan might have one foot out the door.

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Vital when handicapping over/under season wins is the schedule, and the Packers’ slate is relatively smooth sailing. So, I actually think now that the value is on the over 8, especially at the current 150 price. They eventually placed 20 players on injured reserve, including eight projected starters — Suggs, Joe Flacco, Justin Forsett and Steve Smith included. They added defensive leader Eric Weddle to their defensive backfield, and were able to add the No. In addition, their top draft choice, Shaq Lawson, might be back from injury in November and second-rounder Reggie Ragland is already done for the season. Besides, the encouraging number is the 12 games that the Bengals are expected to be favored in this year. They’re still the best value bet on the board in my opinion. They’ll most likely catch the Cowboys without Tony Romo. Before last season, Harbaugh owned a 72-38 regular-season NFL record as head coach, plus 10-5 in the postseason. Their offensive line, receivers and quarterback certainly rank in the upper echelon of the NFL. The loss of Tyrann Mathieu was devastating for this group late last season, as he works himself to 100 percent by this season’s end.

Note: I still like the Houston Texans over 8.5 (-120), but not as much as I did when I got over 8 over the summer (though it still takes 9 wins to cash), so that’s why it didn’t make my list of top “over” bets. Note that this offense actually led the league last year in three-and-outs at 28 percent.

If I like the Falcons to go to the playoffs (and especially to make a Super Bowl run), then I must love the over 7 at -130. In proper Ryan-like fashion, the Bills also led the NFL in penalties last year. Importantly, the Cardinals can move forward from last year. If you don’t mind giving up the insurance of a push on 7, there are some books that have over 7.5 at plus-money, and even if they don’t live up to my lofty expectations, I don’t think they’ll be worse than a .500 team and get at least the 8 wins needed to cash this bet..

Cincinnati Bengals over 9.5 (EVEN)

After Super Bowl 50, the Houston Texans were my choice for best value play out of the AFC at 40-1.

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Arizona’s brilliant head coach Bruce Arians continues to preach it’s all about getting that ring on your finger, and his team is as well-rounded as any to deliver the title this season.

Green Bay Packers over 10.5 (-170)

New Orleans Saints under 7 (-140)

Buffalo Bills under 8 (-150)

Minnesota Vikings (20-1)

After Super Bowl 50, I made the Falcons my best value bet for Super Bowl LI at 40-1. Well, the oddsmakers obviously felt all along that he would return to the fold as the odds didn’t budge. 4 defense with Fitzpatrick leading an already-balanced offense that adds running back Matt Forte. Yes, this is a tall win projection, but the Packers are a heavy hitter and the schedule is as soft as a pillow.

New York Jets over 8 ( 150)

Dallas Cowboys (25-1)

Arizona Cardinals (8-1)


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Led by Aaron Rodgers, the Packers loomed especially large the first six weeks of last season. However, it’s easy to flush last season down the drain and move forward with this rock-solid organization.

If only the Las Vegas oddsmakers would buy into the promises of Bills coach Rex Ryan

Even if the Royals lose by one run, those betting Kansas City on the run line will win their bet because of the 1.5 runs.

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Using our earlier game between the Padres and the Giants for total purposes, it’s quite possible we would see a totals proposition of:

It’s also wise to consider the predicted amount of runs scored in a game when looking at the run line. On the regular money line we may see odds like:

Kansas City Royals +165

Boston Red Sox -180

What this means is that bettors wishing to wager more than 8.5 runs will be scored will have to risk $130 to win $100, while those wagering on the under will risk $100 to win $110.

As a general rule, strikeout pitchers typically perform better in night games and may be solid under plays, while off-speed pitchers who don’t register too many strikeouts are usually good over plays when they are pitching in the daytime.. If you bet nothing but underdogs you can win less than half of your bets and still come out ahead in the long run.

Don’t worry, once you see it in action, it’s not nearly as confusing as it first sounds.

Kansas City Royals +1.5 -125

Boston Red Sox -1.5 +105

The run line uses a constant spread of 1.5 runs, although on very rare occasions you may see it jump to 2.5 runs. The team that is favored on the money line will also be the favored team on the run line.

Baseball Overs & UndersIf you’re completely new to overs/unders, more commonly referred to as totals, a good place to get started is here.

Baseball totals are just like the totals for any other sport, in that you’re betting the total number of points (runs in this case) is either over or under the bookmaker’s predicted total.

Baseball Betting – How to Bet on BaseballMany longtime sports bettors will say that baseball is the easiest of the major sports in which to show a profit, yet it’s one of the least wagered on sports around.

In the book “Sports Betting: A Winner’s Handbook” Jerry Patterson states, “More big scores have been made betting on baseball than any other proposition.”

The Run Line The run line is essentially a combination of the point spread and the money line rolled into one.

Now, those people betting on the Royals are risking more money than they will win, in this case $125 to win $100, but they are receiving 1.5 runs. For our purposes, let’s say the odds on the game were:

The one difference is that in many cases you will have to risk more than the standard -110 used in football and basketball totals when you place a baseball totals bet. But it’s actually quite easy.

Looking at another game, this time where the road team is favored, we’ll choose the Padres at the Giants. There is no point spread and the odds used for baseball wagering look foreign to them.

San Diego Padres -1.5 +135

San Francisco Giants +1.5 -155

On the money line, Padres bettors will risk $115 to win $100, while Giants bettors will risk $100 to win $105. Obviously, 1.5 runs is more meaningful in a contest where the oddsmaker is predicting a total of 7 runs to be scored than it is in a game where the predicted total is 14 runs.

But when betting with the run line, we would expect to see the same game looking closer to:

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Betting the run like makes sense when you like a big favorite and can get them at reduced odds by giving the 1.5 runs.

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Smart bettors and professional gamblers will seldom give odds greater than -140 when betting on baseball and always look for a reason to bet the underdog. On the positive side, there will be cases where you receive favorable odds, such as +120 when you place a toals bet in baseball.

San Diego Padres -115

San Francisco Giants +105

San Diego Padres OV 8.5 -130

San Francisco Giants UN 8.5 +110[

How is the predicted number of runs figured? Simply by looking at the oddsmaker’s over/under number on the game. If you don’t know anything about over/unders, you’re in luck, as that’s our next topic.

The reason the odds didn’t change as much for the Padres (-115 to +135) as they did for the Red Sox (-180 to +105) is because the Red Sox are the home team and will not bat in the bottom of the ninth inning if they lead by one run or they will stop batting in the ninth inning if they go ahead by a run, even if the bases are loaded and there are no outs, unless they score by home run.

As you remember from your reading on the money line, what this means is that Red Sox bettors are asked to risk $180 to win $100, while Royals bettors will risk $100 to win $165.

Let’s use an example of the Royals playing at the Red Sox. Using the run line, however, we would see odds resembling:

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The first thing prospective baseball bettors need to do is understand how the money line works.

For wagering purposes what happens in extra innings counts, both for totals and run line bets.

The Padres, as the road team, will continue to bat all the way through the ninth inning even if they’re already ahead, or if the Padres take a one run lead in the top of the ninth, they’ll continue to swing away and try to add to their lead.

There you have the basics to betting on the National Pastime

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Carib ruled the roost season at 93-66-9, 58.5 percent, +18.55 units after ABC held the penthouse spot in the 2007-08 season.

So what we recommend is to only use the top five each season for each individual sport (in terms of units won). RLM takes place when more money/ sportsbook picks are bet by the small percentage of bettors that are on the unpopular side (the sharps) than is bet by the huge majority of players betting the popular side (the squares). To illustrate, let us say that San Diego Chargers open at -7 over the Miami Dolohins, and over 70 percent of the sports bets placed on the game are on San Diego. However, instead of the line rising as you might expect, it instead drops to Chargers -6. All of this will be fun to follow (not to mention profitable) when every sport except baseball are going on simultaneously during the winter months.

So what exactly is reverse line movement? RLM takes place when a large majority of bets are on one team, yet the line moves in the opposite direction. We tracked the top five books for each of the pointspread sports for the last two years, as as you can see, this strategy has been profitable in every sport. Keep in mind that NCAAB was the most liquid sport in terms of top-five sportbooks however, with not a single sportsbook making the top five both years.

The highest two-year winning percentage using RLM from the top five books belongs to College Football, which went 480-341-10, 58.5 percent, +95.10 units. Keep an eyes on the top five sportsbooks at Sports Insights though, as NCAAF sports betting has been very liquid in that regard, with only one sportsbook (believe it or not, Bodog) finishing in the top five both years.

The proper way to make a sports bet using reverse line movement is to place your bet as soon as there is an RLM of one full point (or 10 cents in MLB and NHL) off of the opening line. It should be noted that many fewer MLB games have qualified so far this season (is the whole world using RLM now?), but smaller profits is still profit.Again, these records are for Money Lines only and do not include totals.Finally, NHL sports betting has picked up 148.49 units in two years, and unlike MLB, NHL had four sportsbooks out of the top five gain double-digit units this past season. Sure, using this approach leaves open the possibility of the line turning around and moving back against you, but as you will see in bit, betting as soon as an RLM qualifies has been profitable in every major North American sport such as the last two seasons, so if one line turns around, so be it. This may enable you to get the stale more favorable sports betting line at the time the reverse line movement hits at the triggering Sportsbook. Note that these records are for sides only and do not include totals.

The NFL sports betting is generally considered the toughest sport to beat, yet blindly following this method produced an exceptional 59.2 percent win rate last season, improving the two year record to 328-249-12, 56.8 percent, +59.06 units. Last year was a good RLM season for NFL sports betting (45-29, 60.8 percent, +11.91), but two sportsbooks that were in the top five in NFL RLM in both seasons.

NBA sports betting has the lowest two-year five-book RLM winning percentage among the 11/10 sports, but then again, every gambler in the world would kill to go 382-301-9, 55.9 percent, +48.90 units, and the 57.5 percent win rate this past season is nothing to sneeze at. This would make Miami +6 the RLM play.

So what causes RLM when the aim of most sportsbooks is to get as close to balanced action on both sides as possible? The answer to this is quite simple: the sharp bettors; the one’s who give sports betting advice. Another important recommendation is to use a slow moving (but reliable) sportsbook. Furthermore, they list the RLM records for many individual sportsbook, making it easy to spot which books this system is working at and which books it may be best to ignore.

Now do the sharps win every single time? Absolutely not! However, they are right more often than they are wrong, so being on the same side as the sharps is a prudent strategy over the long run, and again, the best thing is that there in absolutely no conventional sports handicapping necessary..

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. This is where an important word of caution is in order though. Quite a few RLM followers watch the moves until almost game time, and then bet accordingly. The records quoted below are based on the bets being made at the triggering books, so beating the move by a half-point or a few cents now and then would actually make your record even better.

Thus, following reverse line movements is the same thing a following the smart money. Keep a close eye on Canbet here, as that Australian sportsbook cracked the top five both years.

To back this up, our friends over at have tracked the records for games where over 60 percent of the public has been on one side, yet there was reverse line movement of at least one full point from the opening number at the top sportsbooks in NFL, NCAAF, NBA and NCAAB. The huge problem with this is that the nfl line, ncaaf line or nhl line may have moved too much by that time, and all of the value has been sucked out of the unpopular side.

College Basketball sports betting was not too shabby either, with a two-year mark of 492-356-22, 58.0 percent, +91.96 units.

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Also, games where over 60 percent of the public are on one side, yet there is reverse line movement of at least 10 cents on the Money Line from the opening number at the top five sportsbooks in MLB and NHL sports betting has also been profitable

One purchased, users can download an extensive amount of content, including files to cover past seasons. The list below features five of the best simulation games.

Second and Ten

Although the related Baseball Mogul has been more popular, Football Mogul has been around for an entire decade. Older versions of the game tended to get hampered by flaws in the interface, but the newer versions of the game have improved these flaws and shortcomings.

Action! PC Football

The video below demonstrates what gameplay looks like:

When it comes to modern football video games, nothing compares in popularity with the Madden series produced by EA Sports. The results are based on actual NFL stats, so the results are accurate from a statistical standpoint.

Solecismic Software first produced Front Office Football in the 1990s as one of the first simulations to focus on management aspects of football rather than actual gameplay itself. Players can simulate individual games as well as entire seasons or multiple seasons. Each year, the company sells million of copies each year. Action! PC Football focuses more heavily on the game simulation and is widely regarded for the designer’s thoroughness in creating the game.

Barcode Games: Professional Football Simulator

Goal Line Blitz:


Other Simulations

There are several other simulations available, including the following:

The best simulations do not focus on graphics at all. The game features a number of options that allows players to simulate seasons and more. The database of players dates back to the 1950s, so players can also simulate historical seasons.


Front Office Football

Football Mogul Later editions added the ability to call plays, but the game’s main focus has been on the front office aspects (hence, the name).

This is the newest game on the list, and it has promise.

This simulation has been around since the days of DOS, and gameplay is largely the same as it was 20 years ago. The Madden games feature realistic graphics and fun gameplay, but some football enthusiasts prefer games that focus more on simulating actual NFL football games.

This game features both a professional version and a college version. Strategy focuses on the gamer calling formations and various plays. Some are purchased and downloaded, while others are played online. The game has gone through many enhancements focusing in both general management aspects of gameplay as well as the simulation part of the football games themselves. These are known generally as text-based simulations

Manchester Utd undoubtedly stand out as one of the best teams in the premiership over it’s lifetime, however in recent years, Chelsea, Leicester and Man City have both tasted success in winning the title.

Champions League Betting

The Champions League is widely regarded as European football’s most exciting competitions. Whether you are betting on footballing giants like Barcelona, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich or Milan to the lesser known European clubs Sky Bet will always provide a host of exciting markets to bet on. So if you want the best football odds from La Liga, Serie A, the German Bundesliga, the Dutch Eredivisie, the Belgian Leagues and the Portuguese Super Liga then there is only one place to go.. Check our latest promotions for any free bets or giveaways. Chelsea became the first English side to win the tournament in 2013 with Atletico Madrid (2) and Porto the other winners. If you want more, Sky Bet also offers accumulator markets, enhanced odds and big match specials on football.

Keep up to date with the latest European Football odds at Sky Bet.

Football Betting Specials

There are dozens of football betting specials available from the latest manager markets to transfer specials where there are up to 100 key transfer targets you can bet on. So if you want the very latest Europa League football odds visit Sky Bet.

Domestic Football Betting

While Sky Bet offer a wealth of odds across all football markets, if you prefer betting on the domestic game, we have a huge range of markets on offer, including the:

With betting on these leagues, cups and trophies, there is a huge choice of games available with match and outright betting, however Sky Bet also offer in-play betting for all key games.

European Football League Odds

The growth of European Football League betting means that there is always a wealth of football betting opportunities. Markets for the 2016 competition include outright winner, group winners, home nation qualification and a selections of specials.

World Cup 2018

The World Cup is the pinnacle of world football and always attracts a huge amount of attention with the eyes of the world watching. We’ve got all the latest match odds you could want, free betting tips, outright betting and specials for all the major European Football leagues and competitions. Sky Sports football presenter Ed Chamberlin and Soccer Saturday football host Jeff Stelling also provide their expert views and betting tips every week.

Euro 2016

With Euro 2016 in France fast approaching, you can already find a great selection of odds and prices on Euro 2016 betting markets at Sky Bet. Some of the markets available include:

Top goal scorer match bettingTop 4 placesRelegation oddsOutright winners

Since the Premier League was formed in 1992, it has grown into a powerhouse of global football, revered as one of the best football leagues in the world, with betting to match. Thirty-two teams compete to reach the prestigious knockout phase of the competition with the ultimate goal to be hailed the Champions of Europe. So if you love football betting there’s always a market available for you!

Premier League Betting

Premier League betting offers a huge amount of choice and excitement with Sky Bet, with markets, offers and odds which cover all aspects of the Premier League football.

Welcome to football betting with Sky Bet, if you’re looking for the best odds on football in the Premier League, the Champions League, Sky Bet Championship or any other football, you’ll find everything you need right here, including a bet calculator. In addition, there are dozens of team and player specials available.

Free Football Betting Tips

Check out the very latest betting tips from Sky Sports experts including former England and Liverpool star Jamie Redknapp who provides his football tips for all Premier League and Champions League matches and his weekly Red Hot Acca. You can join in all the excitement with Sky Bet’s huge range of Champions League betting opportunities from match, group and outright betting to ‘Name the finalists’, Stage of Elimination odds and Nationality of Winner.

Europa League Betting

The Europa League replaced the old UEFA Cup in 2009/10 and attracts 48 clubs playing six matches home-and-away. You can find the latest World Cup betting on Sky Bet.

You can also get involved in the action as it happens with in-play football betting from more than 150 leagues and competitions around the world

Maybe its boring, maybe there are no role models, maybe they have no place to play? For whatever reason there has been a lost link, and it shows. Ole’ George will do whatever it takes to win because he loses so grasiously. He has publicity stunts that take the focus off the game, and puts on a show for our young adoring fans about the urgency to win, and gives them a seminar on the art of whining about losing. Even the struggling Reds lost Ken Griffey Jr., no he is not a franchise player for Cincinnati. Maybe the other 9 reasons the MLB sucks has something to do with it!

Counting Down the Downfall of Baseball

I am a baseball fan first and foremost. But no the franchise players are as dead as the suicide squeeze in the MLB.

#9 Too Many Tampered Seasons

This blemish dates all the way back to the Sox throwing the World Series. The Yankees payroll is out of control! Lucky for us the remaining fans that talent and money doesn’t always win championships. This of course helps prepare them for free agency. For a purist of the game the DH opened a window for a single tool baseball player to make it to the bigs. But somewhere between being a kid that loves the game and being an adult who gets paid to play the game a transformation happens. MLB has been slow to move on this, but some initiatives are starting to funnel money back into developing solid inner city youth baseball programs. The purity of the sport is not represented at the Major League level.

#7 No Parity in the League

Parity is defined as:equality, as in amount, status, or character. I like the commentary, but it isn’t exciting television. Baseball hasn’t been able to appeal to elite African-American atheletes.

#10-The players are overpaid. The head of the Yankee player monopoly will pout until he wins another World Series. So how does pitching get back to where it was..Let’s start a couple more expansion teams..that will fix it. He is the anti-christ of the purist movement. It let’s good hitter loose empasis on defense, and it takes away from the original nature of the game. They give the poor kid a cap and a prayer and send him out there to compete. This is the shoot’em up Nintendo generation here that we are trying to interest in our beloved sport. Contemporary craziness is Pete Rose betting on baseball, strikes, and now the “roid rage.” There are just too many factors to list! It just well…sucks! The game has been tarnished in so many ways. ratings are falling because people would rather watch people drive around in a circle at high rates of speed then listen to another has-been drooling all over the microphone about baseball.

It all goes to say, baseball has lost the interest of the African-American community. The only thing that makes it bearable for a fan is they are in third place, and they haven’t had a World Series monopoly. Granted there are some hard nosed athletes which could be considered baseball purist still around, but the Mark Graces of the World are few and far between.

#4 Free Agency and the Death of the Franchise Player

Free agency is a curse! This has destroyed the franchise player. Too many prospects are being forced up too early. There isn’t a whole lot more coaches can do to teach players to throw 100 mph. The already thin pitching talent being spread across the league to play in empty stadiums. Baseball has a unique dynamic that is referred to as chemistry, and it isn’t for sale!

#6 Pitching

Now that Nolan and the Goose have hung up their cleats who is left to make these lumber lugging neanderthals look retarded at the plate. Too much controversey for the fair weather fan, they are probably Nascar fans now. Spice it up a little bit, if Golf can up their ratings due to Tiger and a few dicy commentators..what is MLB or the broadcast networks doing to change it up?

#3 George Steinbrenner

Don’t get me started on this figure. The free agent market paired with large market clubs will snuff out any such chances of restoring that to baseball. Or heaven forbid, my favorite argument, a picher that might be able to hit (Babe Ruth ring a bell). At least Jeff Gordon’s helmet size didn’t grow two sizes in a single season.

#5 Boring Commentary

The T.V. This is what happens without a salary cap. They also forgot that it took away some fundamental aspects of managing. With no salary cap Major League Baseball has let a whiny bunch of babies be the face of the organization. I know the revenue sharing scam that MLB has put into place to hush up the small teams enough for them to keep a star of two, but this is out of control what these players make. The small market teams will never hold onto a franchise player, and this hurts the fanbase. These types of players survive their MLB bootcamp with Kansas City or the Reds and then after those teams can no longer afford them they have them well groomed for the “big money franchises.” The rich get richer, the poor keep calling up rookies!

#8 No Salary Cap

This is a problem. Here are my top reasons why…. To me that is a player that should get to stay wherever he wants, and the MLB market should be to a point that some salary could be eatin’ by the Reds to ensure the Hall of Famer goes out exactly as he wanted to go. Where did these types of pitchers go? The intimidators, not on roids –I might add –where are they in the league. The problems are many for this little pickle the MLB has put itself in. But without a doubt he wanted to be a Red, even though they were horrible. You can find it the dictionary, but don’t look for it MLB clubhouses. Your best 9 against my best 9, everybody hits!

#1 Loss of the Inner City Development

Just when you thought I had nothing intelligent to say: The main reason that Major League Baseball is below average is because the inner cities do not produce baseball players like they have in the past. I love the game. Now we have records that are going to have undeniable question marks beside them. There are fewer African-American playing the game of baseball today then in the 70’s. He put up Hall of Fame numbers while in Seattle. League expansion is a cluster of uncanny proportions. And the small teams get hit the hardest..these teams survive by calling up the next great hope from AA or AAA to fill a gap. The double switch, the bunt, and the art of the pitcher moving a runner over. I am a teacher of the game at many different levels. Pitching is usually something you have that is innate and polished, hitting can be developed and is so more effectively in all the ametuer ranks of baseball. Hitters have developed, even without the use of human growth hormones, the art of hitting a round ball with a round stick squarely has become a science. It’s a joke that MLB pulled in order to do away with having pitchers go to the plate and flail out the ball in crucial parts of the game. Pitching is relatively the same.

#2 The Designated Hitter

The designated hitter was devised in 1979 by the American League to up attendance and run production…blah..blah..blah

In other words, in terms of the human problems with speed, efficiency, and accuracy, the calculator can overcome. This correction can happen very quickly. The calculator basically helps to identify arbitrage opportunities through its calculations.

In Forex arbitrage, a trader basically buys a currency from one market and then sells it off at another. The market in which it buys from will have a lower price quote of a currency than the market it sells to, allowing the trader to gain profit from the differences that occur between the two markets. The Forex arbitrage calculator can be widely found in the Internet and can be downloaded for free or a fee. They work on real time and keep you accessible to the quotes of different currency pricings, there and then. Thus, it is important for a trader to quickly detect such opportunities, make the necessary calculations, decide if the differences is worthwhile, and then trade. It is also more accurate in its calculations than humans are. This process, if done manually, will require time and patience, which means you may lose the opportunity if you are not quick enough. Before getting the real software, it is best to look at the free demo and try out their trial versions to ensure that the software is suitable to your needs and is truly reliable.. However, one should understand that the difference is only temporary, as the market will need to correct its prices so that there is equality in prices of the currencies. For traders who want to do well in Forex arbitrage, this calculator is an important tool to maximizing their gains. However, with the presence of the Forex arbitrage calculator, this problem can be overcome.

The good thing with the Forex arbitrage calculator is that it can do what a human cannot do