Adam Burke

Adam Burke is the host of our BangTheBook Radio daily sports betting podcast and also our top contributing writer at His primary goal is to educate and inform readers and listeners by using his vast knowledge of the sports betting markets to help them advance as handicappers, much like he has over the last 12 years. You can follow him on Twitter, @SkatingTripods.

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Los Angeles Kings vs. New York Rangers NHL Pick, Odds & Prediction

Matchup: Los Angeles Kings at New York RangersDate/Time: February 12, 7:00 p.m. ETTV: Fox Sports West, MSGNHL Betting Odds From Galaxy SportsMoneyline: N/ATotal: N/AA rematch of the 2014 Stanley Cup Finals will showcase the Los Angeles Kings and the New York Rangers on Friday night. Both teams are in good shape to return to the playoffs, but these types of games get the competitive juices flowing

2 years ago

Atlantis Sportsbook Posts 2016 MLB Season Win Totals

The best thing about the week after the Super Bowl is that Atlantis Sportsboon in Reno, Nevada releases MLB season win totals. Steve Mikkelson and his staff are right on schedule this season. Once again, Atlantis has opened up the MLB market with a line for all 30 teams and there are some surprises, as always.Parity is the name of the game in the American League, with 12 teams

2 years ago

Dallas Stars vs. Chicago Blackhawks NHL Pick, Odds & Prediction

Matchup: Dallas Stars at Chicago BlackhawksDate/Time: February 11, 8:30 p.m. ETTV: Fox Sports Southwest, Comcast ChicagoNHL Betting Odds From Galaxy SportsMoneyline: Chicago -135Total: 5.5For the second time in less than a week, the best in the West will exchange pleasantries on the ice. This rematch is at the United Center, where the Chicago Blackhawks host the Dallas Stars. Chicago owns the leag

2 years ago

New York Rangers vs. Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Pick, Odds & Prediction

Matchup: New York Rangers at Pittsburgh PenguinsDate/Time: February 10, 8:00 p.m. ETTV: NBC Sports NetworkNHL Betting Odds From Galaxy SportsMoneyline: N/ATotal: N/ASidney Crosby has been the player of old over the last few weeks, but he’ll be without teammate Evgeni Malkin once again when the Pittsburgh Penguins host the New York Rangers on Wednesday night. The Penguins and Rangers have both tu

2 years ago

2016 MLB Season Win Total Primer

It’s almost that time, ladies and gentlemen. I feel confident in my ability to have you prepared for the Major League Baseball season with my annual season win total analyses. For the last two years, right here at BangTheBook, I have written over 2,000 words per team to create in-depth analysis that you won’t find anywhere else. The returns have been solid so far. Last season’s picks went 1

2 years ago

Dallas Stars at Minnesota Wild NHL Pick, Odds & Prediction

Matchup: Dallas Stars at Minnesota WildDate/Time: February 9, 8:00 p.m. ETTV: NBC Sports NetworkNHL Betting Odds From Galaxy SportsMoneyline: Minnesota -115Total: 5.5NBC Sports Network will have coverage from the “State of Hockey” on Tuesday night as the Minnesota Wild host the Dallas Stars. Since starting the season 28-8-3 through 39 games, the Stars have been very pedestrian in the 2016 cale

2 years ago

2016 Tshwane Open Free Golf Betting Picks & Odds

Some really outstanding golf has been played over the last several weeks on the European Tour. For several of the world’s notable players, this week’s Tshwane Open at Pretoria CC in South Africa is a good chance to rest up or head to the United States to prepare for the Masters, which is less than two months away. For other players, especially the younger ones, this weekend’s event is an opp

2 years ago

2016 Pebble Beach Pro-Am Free Picks & Odds

Historic Pebble Beach will be the site of this weekend’s PGA Tour event, the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. This is an enormous field and one of golf’s most entertaining events, as professionals are paired with amateurs, sometimes celebrities, for a shot at the $7 million prize pool. The professional that picks up the win will also get 500 FedEx Cup points. This is the best field for a PGA Tour

2 years ago

Super Bowl LI NFL Futures Betting Odds

Long before the confetti started falling on the Denver Broncos, Westgate Superbook in Las Vegas released odds for Super Bowl LI. That’s right, we’re going back to roman numerals for the Big Game now that Super Bowl L isn’t around to confuse people. Those with the bankroll management and availability to invest in a game that will be played on February 8, 2017 are certainly interested in these

2 years ago

Free NHL Picks: Florida Panthers at Detroit Red Wings

Matchup: Florida Panthers at Detroit Red WingsDate/Time: February 8, 7:30 p.m. ETTV: Fox Sports Florida, Fox Sports DetroitNHL Betting Odds From Galaxy SportsMoneyline: Detroit -110Total: 5An Atlantic Division battle in Motown is on tap for Monday night, as the Florida Panthers visit the Detroit Red Wings. The upstart Panthers have a six-point lead over the Tampa Bay Lightning and Boston Bruins, w

2 years ago

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