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Create a Pro System Contest

by John Ewing • January 9, 2018

Ever wonder what it’s like to work at Bet Labs? Think you can create a better betting system than our analysts? Now is your chance. The “Create a Pro System” contest will give Bet Labs users, like yourself, a chance to turn a winning strategy into a Pro System. And the kicker, we will name […]

Is Picking NFL Playoff Winners Really as Easy as Bill Simmons Believes?

by John Ewing • January 9, 2018

First rule of Fight Club is: you don’t talk about Fight Club. Second rule of Fight Club is: you don’t talk about Fight Club. Whether you are participating in an underground boxing club or betting on the NFL Playoffs, it is a good idea to have a set of rules to guide you. In Bill […]

NFL Playoffs: Future Bets to Place Before the Divisional Round

by John Ewing • January 9, 2018

And then there were eight. Roger Goodell will hand the Lombardi Trophy to someone in Minneapolis but which team will it be? We simulated the NFL Playoffs 10,000 times to determine the most likely champion. Now it’s time to find some value betting NFL futures before the Divisional Round. Odds courtesy of Bookmaker. AFC Championship […]

Coaching Retreads Fail to Find Traction in the NFL

by John Ewing • January 8, 2018

On Saturday night, the Oakland Raiders officially named Jon Gruden their new head coach. The former Super Bowl champion last coached in the NFL in 2008. He returns to Oakland where his career started as a head coach nearly 20 years ago. Gruden joins a long list of coaching retreads. The Raiders are betting, gave […]