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Wednesday Night Braves vs Cardinals

by Sportsbook Advisor - 5/14/2019 9:55 PM

Game 2 of the Braves vs Cardinals series is at 7:20 PM EST on Wednesday May 15, 2019The oddsmakers have Atlanta at -140 and St. Louis +130On the mound for Atlanta is 21 year old righty Mike Soroka. He is having a great season and is 3-1 with just a 1.21 ERASt. Louis is starting 27 year old righty Michael Wacha. He is 3-0 but has a terrible 5.35 ERA. Talk about run support.Atlanta is 21-21. They ar...

 

Dodgers vs Nationals Thursday Night Free Pick

by Sportsbook Advisor - 5/8/2019 3:23 PM

Thursday Night at 10:10 pm EST The Los Angeles Dodgers host the Washington Nationals. The game is the continuation of a home stand for the Dodgers which just saw them playing Atlanta. Note: This article written before final game of ATL vs LAD series tonight, so stats will be missing that one game. The Nationals come into to town at 14-21. The Nats have seen better days. Although they score 4.63 ru...

 

Golden State vs Houston Game 2 Free Pick

by Sportsbook Advisor - 4/29/2019 8:04 PM

The NBA playoffs have heated up and we are into the second round of play. The Warriors and Rockets face off tomorrow at 10:30 PM ESTThe point spread currently has Golden State favored by 5.5 points. As of me writing this preview and pick about 67% of the bettors have taken Houston plus the points. The reason for the lopsided betting is that Golden State has shown weakness lately. They lost two gam...

 

Oklahoma City vs Portland Game 3 Free Pick

by Sportsbook Advisor - 4/18/2019 12:55 PM

NBA Playoffs - Round 1 - Oklahoma City vs Portland - OKC is -7.5 and the total is 221.5The Trailblazers have proven they are for real this post season by soundly defeating the Oklahoma City Thunder in their first two games against one another this post season. We picked Portland in the first matchup and got the win for our readers. In this matchup we will apply the same logic and metrics. We will...

 

Portland vs Oklahoma City Free Pick

by Sportsbook Advisor - 4/13/2019 6:52 PM

Game 1 - Round 1 - NBA Playoffs - 2019Really the best and most evenly matched up series in round one of the playoffs, We expect OKC vs Portland to go the distance. In this article we will isolate several betting handicapping items and give our free pick.Portland is at home and is favored by 3 points in game 1. The total is 225.5About 2/3 (66%) of all sports bettors have sided with OKC plus the thr...

 

Final Four Point Spreads

by Sportsbook Advisor - 4/4/2019 2:55 AM

The Final Four is just two days away and sportsbooks and bettors alike are ready for the action. There is expected to be a great turnout at the betting counters. The reason for the increased interest is that the teams in the Final Four are not your usual participants. With the exception of Michigan State, all the teams are relative newcomers to the event, a fact which has sparked interest from oth...

 

Auburn vs Kentucky Elite 8 Free Pick

by Sportsbook Advisor - 3/30/2019 1:34 PM

Kentucky is facing SEC foe Auburn in the Elite 8. This game, as you know, decides who gets to play in the national semi-finals, aka The Final Four.Kentucky started as 2.5 point favorites but the point spread quickly rose to Kentucky -4.5 points. The way that Kentucky was able to close out Houston on Friday inspired many bettors to take them at -2.5 and at -3 points.Auburn is no slouch. They just d...

 

Texas Tech vs Michigan Sweet 16 Free Pick

by Sportsbook Advisor - 3/25/2019 6:44 PM

The tournament is down to the final 16 teams. There are no Cinderella stories for this year. But, what we do have is a very competitive and solid final sixteen teams.Today I want to isolate the Thursday night game between Michigan and Texas Tech. I want to look at some trends and use my gut instinct to pick the winner of this contest.The Sweet 16 point spreads currently show Michigan as a 2 point...

 

Louisville vs Minnesota Free Pick

by Sportsbook Advisor - 3/20/2019 6:12 PM

Round one of the NCAA tournament starts Thursday afternoon. Minnesota takes on the Louisville Cardinals at 12:10 pm EST. The spread is currently Louisville -5 and the total is 136 points.Louisville is 20-13 straight up this season and 17-15-1 ATS. They allow 67 PPG and score about 73. Their last outing, they lost to UNC in the ACC Tournament 83-70. They did not cover the 7 point spread. Louisville...

 

Kansas vs Texas Free Basketball Pick

by Sportsbook Advisor - 3/13/2019 12:11 PM

In the Big 12 tournament on Thursday March 14, 2019 - #17 Kansas plays Texas. The point spread currently has Kansas favored by -2.5 and the total (Over/under) is 137. As of the time of me writing this article, 78% of the betting public at the sportsbook we contacted in on Kansas -2.5Kansas is having a good year. Not as good as recent years but good enough. They are 25-8 straight up but a lackluste...

 

LSU vs Vanderbilt Free Basketball Pick

by Sportsbook Advisor - 3/8/2019 5:44 PM

This is an exclusive for Free Picks USA readers. On Saturday at 8:30 PM EST the LSU Tigers face the Vanderbilt Commodores. Both teams aren't really playing for anything in particular. LSU is already most likely going to the dance and is expected to do very well. Vandy is pretty much dunzo.The point spread was issued today with LSU being favored by 15 points. Its easy to see why they are favored by...

 

Florida vs LSU Free Basketball Pick

by Sportsbook Advisor - 3/5/2019 4:45 PM

Wednesday night Florida takes on division rival LSU. The Tigers come into Gainsville with a stellar 24-5 record and ranked tenth in the nation. The Gators are 17-12 and are not ranked. They have definitely had better years. But, they did just beat this LSU team three games ago.LSU's offense is more potent than Florida's. Florida plays a little better defense than does LSU. But, the Tigers will be...

 

UNC vs Florida State Free Pick

by Sportsbook Advisor - 2/23/2019 12:00 AM

The rematch of FSU and UNC takes place Saturday February 23, 2019 at 3:45pm EST. UNC is -7 points at home. The first battle between these two in Tallahassee back in January was a good one. FSU edged out UNC by one point, winning 81-80.This game sees two teams that are feeling good abut their play. FSU has won eight in a row and they don't plan on losing this one either. They are ranked 16 in the c...

 

Kentucky vs Tennessee Free Pick

by Sportsbook Advisor - 2/16/2019 9:59 AM

This is the game of the day that is for sure. #1 visits to #5 Kentucky to do battle on primetime TV. The spread is currently Kentucky -4 and the moneyline is Kentucky -170.Trends of NoteTennessee is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the roadTennessee is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games when playing KentuckyKentucky is 13-1 SU in its last 14 games at homeKentucky is 14-6 SU in its last 20 games when playin...

 

Virginia vs Duke Free Pick

by Sportsbook Advisor - 2/9/2019 10:38 AM

In their first matchup this season, back on January 19th, Duke pulled off a win by a narrow margin of two points (72-70) and this remains UVA's only loss. The Cavaliers stayed true to their offensive scoring average but the defense couldn't seem to shut down the Blue Devils like they do other teams. They did well to keep Duke far under their season average of 87 PPG. But, the Virginia defense wi...

 

List of Super Bowl Prop Bets and Picks

by Sportsbook Advisor - 2/2/2019 12:48 PM

Super Bowl 53 is tomorrow. Much attention is placed on the prop bets because they make the game more fun and add interest at every turn. Some of the props are more well know (coin toss) while others are more obscure.Here is a list of a few of the more creative props available by a major online sportsbook:Gronkowski Have Hand on Heart During Anthem:Yes -500no +300Adam Levine Shoe Color:White+175Bla...

 

NC State vs Virginia Free Pick

by Sportsbook Advisor - 1/28/2019 12:56 PM

College basketball matchup - ACC matchup - January 29, 2019#3 Virginia vs #21 NC StateVirginia is having an amazing season. They are 18-1 and only recently lost to Duke, who is favored by many to win it all. After many years of flirting with a championship season, is this the year that the Cavs actually pull it off?NC State is no slouch. They are 16-4 straight up and are hoping to make a run in t...

 

NBA Picks for Sunday, January 27, 2019

by Sportsbook Advisor - 1/26/2019 5:22 PM

Sliding our attention more to the NBA now that the NFL is all but a wrap. The NBA season is heating up and you can see the mediocre teams starting to make moves to get better. The bottom teams have accepted their terrible-ness and hope to get a top round pick later this year.We have isolated two NBA picks for tomorrow that we think are good plays to wager. The first is the Bucks at the Thunder. OK...

 

Tennessee at Vanderbilt Basketball Free Pick

by Sportsbook Advisor - 1/22/2019 5:36 PM

The college basketball season is in full swing and the teams are finding their rightful spots in the top 25.Tennessee is a team you don't see in the number one overall spot very often, yet here they are. The Volunteers are an impressive 16-1 straight up. They are 9-6-1 against the spread. They average 86 PPG on offense and only allow 66. Vanderbilt is having a mediocre season. They are 9-8 straigh...

 

NFL Conference Championship Game Picks

by Sportsbook Advisor - 1/17/2019 5:57 PM

Step right up. Get your pick here. I feel like a carnival barker. But it shouldn't take too much effort to give away free picks that are 10-2 of the last 12 posted.This weekend sees the NFL semi-final games being played and winner goes to the Super Bowl. The SBA staff has a write up on the Chiefs vs Patriots game and contributing handicapper John Rothschild has a free preview posted.Its do or die...

 

Free NFL Picks Divisional Round 2019

by Sportsbook Advisor - 1/11/2019 1:53 PM

At SBA, our mission is to review and rate sportsbooks. It is also to publish content we see as valuable to the sports bettor. Sometimes, usually at least once per week, we will include a free pick write up as part of our totally free service. This weekend we have two free picks for the NFL playoffs. Pick #1 Rams vs Cowboys Free Pick - NFL Playoffs We like...

 

Free Pick: Chicago Bears vs Philadelphia Eagles

by Sportsbook Advisor - 1/4/2019 1:35 PM

NFL Playoffs January 6, 2019 - Game starts at 4:40pm ESTCurrently the spread for this game is Chicago -6.5 and the total is 41 points. The Bears have had one heck of a season. Anytime you can finish the regular season 12-4 and as division champions, you have to feel good about your chances at a Super Bowl. The Eagles had just a 21% chance of making the playoffs going into week 17 last weekend. The...

 

Pittsburgh vs Cincinnati NFL Free PIck

by Sportsbook Advisor - 12/26/2018 4:08 PM

Its that time. Time for the free pick post that is 7-1 of the last 8 games we've posted here. We hope to close out the NFL season and week 17 with another win against the spread. Looking to go 8-1 of last 9 for our free pick featured only at free picks USA.This week we are looking at the game between the Steelers and the Bengals. This is a little bit of a division rivalry, but , in order for it to...

 

Free NFL Picks: New England vs. Buffalo

by Sportsbook Advisor - 12/19/2018 11:55 AM

Its that time for week again where we try to prognosticate the games which are imminent. The feature game here at FreePicksUSA.com has been very good for us and the readers which happen to catch it every week. These picks are 6-1 of the last seven posted dating back to the first week in November. Going to try to make it 7-1 with this pick, New England vs Buffalo.Inter-division rivals square off fo...

 

Free Pick: Denver vs Cleveland

by Sportsbook Advisor - 12/13/2018 6:22 PM

The NFL shifts a few games to Saturday this time of year because of the off weeks in college football. It is a wise move. These Saturday games get good ratings for the networks. The game we are previewing today is one of those Saturday games. It goes at 8:20 pm EST.The 6-7 Denver Broncos take on the 5-7-1 Cleveland Browns. The point spread is Denver -3 and the total is 45.5. Many sportsbooks have...

 

Free Pick Redskins vs Giants

by Sportsbook Advisor - 12/5/2018 4:32 PM

Its that time of the week again. Time for SBA to post their exclusive FPUSA free pick of the week. This pick has become quite popular for the readers and they have been asking when we will post it again. So, here we go. This game is a strange one because we have little data on the Redskins' newstarting QB Mark Sanchez... well, from recent years anyway. At one time, Sanchez was touted to be the n...

 

Texans vs. Browns Free Pick

by Sportsbook Advisor - 11/28/2018 5:03 PM

The Houston Texans are playing host to the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. The Texans are favored by 6 points and the total is 48.The Houston Texans are the one of the hottest teams in football having won 8 straight games after losing their first three. The Browns are having a bit of a streak of their own. They have won two straight, which isn't a common occurrence for the Browns. Cleveland comes in w...

 

Stanford vs Cal Free Football Pick

by Sportsbook Advisor - 11/28/2018 9:55 AM

On December 1, 2018 The Cal Golden Bears will play host to the Stanford Cardinal. This is a makeup game that was originally supposed to be played earlier in the month. In this game the Cardinal are slightly favored by -3 points. The total is 48.5 points.Both teams are very evenly matched. Both are 7-4 and play in the same conference. Stanford has a one game advantage as far as wins within the conf...

 

Free Pick USC vs Notre Dame

by Sportsbook Advisor - 11/20/2018 3:32 PM

The last couple picks we posted here for you exclusively at Free Picks USA worked out pretty well. Lets try to make it three in a row with this free pick of USC vs Notre Dame.Its rivalry week and USC vs Notre Dame is usually a very exciting matchup. This year Notre Dame is having a season for the ages while USC is wrapped in the dull shadows of mediocrity. Notre Dame is ranked #3 in the land and h...

 

Free Pick Michigan vs Indiana

by Sportsbook Advisor - 11/13/2018 2:59 PM

Saturday November 17, 2018 at 4:00 pm EST in Michigan Stadium, the Wolverines of Michigan will take on the Hoosiers of Indiana.The Wolverines are favored by 28.5 points. The Hoosiers are 5-5 straight up and just 4-6 ATS. They average 255 passing and 155 rushing. They allow 232 passing and 181 rushing. They score 27 points but allow 30 PPG. They had lost four in a row before a come from behind vict...

 

Iowa State vs Baylor Free Pick

by Sportsbook Advisor - 11/7/2018 2:22 PM

Saturday November 10, 2018 at 3:30 pm EST The Cyclones of Iowa State will face the Bears of Baylor.The location is Jack Trice Stadium in Iowa. The point spread is currently Iowa State -14.5A person may look at the overall records (BAY 5-4 and ISU 5-3) and wonder why Iowa State is favored by over two TDs. The answer to that is because Iowa State has been a juggernaut as of late. They have won and c...

 

NC State vs FSU Free Pick

by Sportsbook Advisor - 10/31/2018 2:57 PM

We are going to take a look at the FSU at NC State game and try to handicap this thing so that we have a winning bet on our hands.At 3:30 on Saturday, November 3, 2018 The Seminoles of Florida State are in Raleigh, North Carolina to take on the Wolfpack of NC State. FSU is 4-4 and NC State is 5-2.NC State is currently -9 points and the total is 53.NC State is 3-4 ATS and is 2-2 ATS at home. FSU is...

 

Purdue vs Ohio State Free Pick

by Sportsbook Advisor - 10/17/2018 4:50 PM

Saturday at 7:30 pm EST - The Ohio State Buckeyes take to Ross-Ade Stadium in West Lafayette, Indiana to play the Boilermakers of Purdue. Ohio State comes in as the number two team in the land according to ESPN. They are 7-0 straight up and just 3-4 against the spread. The offense averages 43 PPG and the defense allows just under 20 PPG. Their offense is very powerful and puts up an astounding 371...

 

Indiana vs Iowa College Football Free Pick

by Sportsbook Advisor - 10/9/2018 12:01 PM

On Saturday, at noon, a Big Ten showdown between Iowa and Indiana will occur. Surprisingly enough, this game really matters in shaping the conference and deciding who goes to what bowl game as both teams are good this year.Iowa is 4-1 straight up and against the spread. Their only loss came to Wisconsin. They average 30 PPG on offense and allow 16 PPG. Indiana is 4-2 straight up but only 2-4 ATS....

 

Free Pick NC State vs Boston College

by Sportsbook Advisor - 10/2/2018 7:43 PM

Saturday on October 6th - 12:30 pm ESTBoston College +4.5NC State -4.5This is a pretty big ACC matchup. Both teams are considered to be in the top half of the ACC conference. Boston College was once ranked #22 in the land this year but since their one and only loss to Purdue, has dropped out of the top 25. Only to be replaced by NC State, who is ranked #22Here are some quick win/loss records for S...

 

Free Pick Army at Buffalo

by Sportsbook Advisor - 9/27/2018 11:40 AM

We will try to keep this one short and sweet. (2-2) Army at (4-0) BuffaloThe spread currently has Buffalo favored by 7.5 points. The opening line was Buffalo -9.When looking at the raw numbers it would appear that Buffalo is a juggernaut and that ARMY is just an average team. Besides their win/loss records, Buffalo averages 40 points on offense and only allows 20 PPG. Whereas Army scores 25 PPG an...

 

Red Sox-Yankees in Marquee Matchup

by Bovada - 9/18/2018 1:59 PM

There's no better rivalry in all of baseball, and it's always better when both the Boston Red Sox (103-47, plus-35.42 betting units) and the New York Yankees (91-58, minus-11.88 units) are World Series contenders. They'll meet Thursday night at Yankee Stadium in the finale of a three-game series; YES, NESN and MLB Network provide the coverage at 7:05 PM ET. The Red Sox are +350 favorites on the Wo...

 

Jays Playing out the String in Baltimore

by Bovada - 9/17/2018 2:24 PM

Just two weeks remain in what's been a forgettable season for the Toronto Blue Jays (67-82, minus-9.78 betting units). But at least they'll get three more games against the last-place Baltimore Orioles (43-106, minus-53.50 units). Wednesday's series finale begins at 7:05 PM ET on Sportsnet. Although the starting pitchers have yet to be officially determined at press time, it looks like Sam Gavigli...

 

Red Sox and Yankees Clash on Tuesday

by Bovada - 9/17/2018 2:23 PM

As the MLB regular season nears conclusion, every game goes toward clarifying the playoff picture. While it's a foregone conclusion that Boston will take the AL East title, the Red Sox will have the opportunity to officially celebrate clinching by winning two of three from the Yankees this week. Beginning on Tuesday, New York will welcome the Red Sox to Yankees Stadium for the first of a three-gam...

 

Important NL Battle in Dodgers-Cards

by Bovada - 9/13/2018 5:04 PM

There isn't a lot of drama left in the American League postseason hunt. The National League is a different story; Sunday night's game between the Los Angeles Dodgers (79-67, minus-28.11 betting units) and the St. Louis Cardinals (81-65, plus-4.67 units) has playoff ramifications for both clubs - and many others surrounding them in the NL standings. First pitch from Busch Stadium is 8:05 PM ET on E...

 

Oakland Visits Orioles Looking for W

by Bovada - 9/11/2018 12:34 PM

The Oakland Athletics (87-57, plus-36.23 units) will almost certainly make the playoffs this year. But they're still trying to chase down the AL West title, or failing that, the No. 1 AL Wild Card berth. That should give Oakland plenty of motivation heading into Thursday's matchup with the last-place Baltimore Orioles (41-102, minus-52.14 units), beginning at 7:05 PM ET on the MLB Network. Oakland...

 

All Picks Are Documented

by Free Picks USA - 9/8/2018 4:13 PM

This is a friendly reminder that all picks at this site are documented and can be sorted at any time. You simply need to go to FREE PICK ARCHIVEIt is important to document all picks so that a site visitor can review past performance and decide which capper is right for them. And what I mean by that is that some handicappers may choose more underdogs, others may play more money-lines. While other s...

 

Who Should You Still Bet to win it all in NCAA Football?

by Sportsbook Advisor - 9/7/2018 4:37 PM

College football is heading into week three (really week two). The action is heating up and now is the time to pick some teams that have a realistic shot at winning the title. We created an article today showcasing some of the college football championship odds movements after a very active week 1. Along with writing about the odds changes we included why they changed. But, we also threw i...

 

MLB Odds: Cubs Can Use a Win in Washington

by Bovada - 9/4/2018 6:04 PM

It looks like the Chicago Cubs (81-56, plus-3.76 betting units) will win the NL Central again, but nothing is etched in stone. A win this Thursday over the Washington Nationals (69-69, minus-25.13 units) would be most welcome indeed. MLB Network has the coverage at 7:05 PM ET. Kyle Hendricks (3.77 ERA) is due up for the Cubs, as they try to increase their four-game lead over the Milwaukee Brewers...

 

MLB Odds: Jays Host Rays Post-Donaldson

by Bovada - 9/4/2018 6:03 PM

The Toronto Blue Jays (62-74, minus-10.74 betting units) should have their hands full this Wednesday when they host the red-hot Tampa Bay Rays (73-63, plus-16.83 units). Tampa Bay have won 11 of their past 13 games, while the Blue Jays have dropped five of seven. First pitch is at 7:07 PM ET on Sportsnet. While it's not official yet at press time, ESPN has Aaron Sanchez (5.22 ERA) pegged to get th...

 

Revived Astros Host Helpless Halos

by Bovada - 8/30/2018 3:12 PM

Have the Houston Astros (82-51, minus-8.96 betting units) finally figured things out? After a 1-7 slump that saw them surrender the lead in the American League West, the defending World Series champions have won eight of their last 10 games, vaulting back on top heading into this week's four-game series against the visiting Los Angeles Angels (64-69, minus-13.32 units). The finale will be aired on...

 

Sanchez Back on Mound to Face Marlins

by Bovada - 8/29/2018 11:27 AM

After wrapping up a series in Baltimore on Thursday, the Toronto Blue Jays fly south to take on the Miami Marlins for a three-game set starting this Friday. The Jays have tasted a rare bit of success of late, winning five of their last seven games, while also watching DH Kendrys Morales swat home runs in seven straight games. While Morales came up one game short of the MLB record for consecutive...

 

Cleveland Continue Playoff March Versus Twins

by Bovada - 8/28/2018 12:16 PM

This has been a disappointing year overall for the American League Central. All five teams have failed to beat the baseball odds, but someone has to win the division, and it looks like that someone will be Cleveland (74-56, minus-14.76 betting units). The Tribe will host the second-place Minnesota Twins (61-69, minus-10.52 units) this Thursday at 1:10 PM ET. Mike Clevinger (3.30 ERA) will get the...

 

Mets All-Star deGrom Faces Hamels, Cubs on Tuesday

by Bovada - 8/27/2018 1:26 PM

The New York Mets will visit the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday with Jacob deGrom and Cole Hamels set to go head-to-head in the most intriguing pitching matchup of the night. deGrom, who has been among the best pitchers in baseball all season, will carry a 1.71 ERA, a 0.97 WHIP and an 11.07 K/9 with him to the mound in Chicago. He will look to match his last start against the Cubs back on June 2, when...

 

Blue Jays Face Orioles Wednesday

by Bovada - 8/27/2018 1:25 PM

If the Toronto Blue Jays (60-70, minus-8.06 betting units) got to face the Baltimore Orioles (37-94, minus-49.12 units) every week, maybe they'd be going to the playoffs. The Jays will face Baltimore this Wednesday for the sixth time in nine games. Sportsnet has the coverage from Camden Yards beginning at 7:05 PM ET. Rookie left-hander Ryan Borucki (4.12 ERA) is projected to start for Toronto...