Baseball bettors have been tracking umpires for years, believing the influence they have on games is worthwhile information for a bettor to have. Lately, there has been a growing movement for NBA bettors to track referees, under the belief that they can influence the game and have an impact on the final score. I imagine NFL officials will be next.
Is there any validity to tracking NBA referees? Read NBA Officials and Their Influence on Betting located in the Basketball Betting section of the site.
Photo: Steve Nash talks to Tre Maddox in a 2012 game against Atlanta. (Photo by Christian Peterson/Getty Images)
The Academy Awards will take place on Sunday and many people find that the awards show is a little bit more exciting when they have a financial interest in the outcome. Betting the Oscars has become a popular activity and most sportsbooks are willing to accommodate wagers on the outcome.
Read Betting the 2014 Academy Awards located in the Betting on Other Sports section of the site.
Photo: Chiwetel Ejiofor is up for Best Actor. (Photo by Anthony Harvey/Getty Images Entertainment)
One of the biggest things to hit the sports betting market last baseball season was Stat Attack's Diamond Edge, a product so popular that it was purchased by a number of sports services to use in making their selections. The program is back and should have another solid season.
Read Diamond Edge 2014 located in the Sports Betting Software section of the site.
Photo:Boston's Jonny Gomes, right, celebrates with Dustin Pedroia on their way to the 2013 World Series title. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
As the start of the 2014 baseball season draws closer, there has been a few changes in the odds to win the World Series. The one thing that hasn't changed is that the Los Angeles Dodgers are still favored.
We'll look at the odds on the leading contenders and try to find a decent value play in Dodgers Still Favored to Win World Series located in the Baseball Betting section of the site.
Photo: Johnny Cueto of the Cincinnati Reds. (Photo by Jared Wickersham/Getty Images)
Tiger Woods is still the biggest name in golf, therefore it's no surprise that he is favored to win the 2014 Masters, which begins on April 10 at Augusta National Golf Club. The odds on Woods are 13-to-2.
We'll look at the odds for some of the contenders and more in Tiger Favored in 2014 Masters located in the Betting on Other Sports section of the site.
Photo: Matt Kuchar follows a shot at the World Golf Championships. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)
Even though the state of New Jersey has lost in federal court, it isn't backing down from trying to allow legalized sports betting at its Atlantic City casinos or the horse racing tracks in the state. Governor Chris Christie has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on the matter, which it may or may not do.
Photo: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Hockey fans and non-hockey fans alike will be tuning into Friday's Olympic hockey semifinal game between the United States and Canada. Will Canada continue with its mastery over the Americans in the Olympics or will the Americans get a bit of redemption after losing to Canada twice in the last three Olympics with the gold medal on the line?
Canada is the best team on paper, but the Americans have been the best team on the ice so far in the tournament.
Read USA to Meet Canada Again in the Hockey Betting section of the site.
Photo: Team USA goaltender Johnathan Quick. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Sport)
The 2014 Major League Baseball season is getting closer and in this article we'll look at the team win totals posted at several different sportsbooks. As always, the odds on futures bets will vary between different sportsbooks, so it's important to shop for the best number that you can find.
Read 2014 MLB Win Totals located in the Baseball Betting section of the site.
Photo: Kansas City's Greg Holland. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
The Olympics Games are underway and men's hockey begins on Wednesday, as the teams begin pool play. Canada and the United States play their first games on Thursday.
We'll look at the updated odds and try to determine the winner in Updated Odds to Win 2014 Olympic Hockey located in the Hockey Betting section of the site.
Photo: Finland's Tuukka Rask. (Photo by Marianne Helm/Getty Images Sport)
One of the most popular betting college basketball systems involves betting an unranked team over a ranked team when the unranked team is favored. Most often, this happens when the unranked team is at home, but occasionally happens early in the season on a neutral court in preseason tournaments.
Many bettors are under the impression that the system wins every year, but does it really?
We'll look at the answer in NCAA Basketball Unranked Favorites Revisited located in the Basketball Betting section of the site.
Photo: Perry Ellis of the Kansas Jayhawks. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images Sport)