Keselowski Wins Third Straight
Positive odds indicate the underdog. This happens when two teams are very closely matched, usually close enough for a 1 point spread. The most popular way to bet on March Madness basketball is on the point spread.
Point spreads are a handicap given to each team with the intention of creating even betting on both sides of the wager. This is the ideal situation for any sportsbook, and this is why the betting lines move so much. What they really represent is the public view of the teams, so they adjust based on where the money is going. If one team is generating most of the betting, the odds will get shorter on that team because the sportsbook is trying to generate more betting action on the opposing team.
This can create extra value for one team, helping sharp handicappers to get an edge on a game. This situation is common, especially on games when one team has a large following or the hype has generated too much interest on one team.
This also happens when a well-known team is going up against a team that rarely makes it into March Madness. In either of these types of situations, the favored team might have true odds of In this case, the underdog is a good bet because they can lose by more points and still create winning bets. Money line bets are straight-up wagers with no handicap point spread. However, March Madness money lines are also affected by the betting public, creating or losing value on teams based on which teams are generating the most betting volume.
When linemakers create a March Madness money line say that 10 times fast , they may think team A should be listed at However, if that team is generating most of the betting volume, they could move to or worse. Of course this also means that the underdog is gaining value, making them a better bet.
These are wagers based on the total, combined score of both teams. So, if the final game score is , the total is If the score is , the total is Or they can bet the under, paying Bet if last year's winner can retain his title, or if a newcomer will take victory lane to claim the throne.
The Glen hosted a variety of races from its opening in until it closed under financial pressures in The historic Watkins Glen road course really puts drivers to the test. Denny Hamlin won the , wreck-filled Cheez-It at Watkins Glen International, surviving a series of multi-car accidents that brought out several cautions and subsequent restarts down the stretch.
And the restarts were absolutely crazy. The final three laps evolved into a battle to the finish between Hamlin, Martin Truex Jr. But as they came to take the checkered flag, Keselowski made contact with and turned Truex, who later expressed his displeasure with the move by bumping Keselowski after the race was completed. Charging hard for the last several laps, Joey Logano passed Kevin Harvick in the last turn of the last lap for the win. Harvick, who led a race high 29 laps, ran out of fuel to allow the hard-charging Logano to pass him.
It marked the second week in a row a driver had run out of gas and relinquished the lead. It happened to Logano, among others, last week at Pocono Raceway. Sprint Cup Sportsbook Bonus. How to Bet on Sports. View Auto Racing Deposit options. Top 5 Rated Sportsbooks 1. Sunday, August 5, Where: Check back the week of the race. Which driver will take victory lane at Watkins Glen International? Click on the Join now icon , fill out the registration form to get your user id.