May, 2008

Pregame Blogs

Pregame Blogs
Videos are just the START of the conversation. Each show has a dedicated blog post with show notes, links, and pics. Plus, the host and guests continue the conversation in the comments section!

Rob Crowne

  • WHY TV RACE TOUTS DON'T WIN

    If you've ever watched the monitors at a racetrack or racing on TV, youve seen the talking racing heads. They fill the time between races by analyzing the next race and making predictions as to which horse or horses are most likely to win. They...
  • TODAY'S METS GAME AND THE FORGOTTEN FACTOR IN BASES

    You.ve all heard the saying, "Good pitching overcomes good hitting." Really? Who decided that? Do you know? Was it some baseball announcer who never could pick a winner? Where's the statistical support for that platitude? If the good hitting...
  • UNDERSTANDING BASEBALL LINES

    Part 1 - Money Lines There are four categories of betting lines in baseball. They are, in order of their popularity: (1) A money line quoted to $100 (2) A combination of a run line with a money line quoted to $100 (3) A money line quoted to $5 (4)...
  • EXPECTATION

    Saturdays Kentucky Derby was a sad day in racing. Almost immediately after the race ended and the second-place finisher, Eight Belles, broke both ankles and was immediately euthanized. It hasnt been discussed, but the fault lies with either the track...
  • ALL ABOUT ROB CROWNE

    In the Beginning I've been betting for over 40 years -- longer than most -- but I am not a gambler, and I have never been a gambler. I consider the word "bet" to be synonymous with the word "invest." I bet very big money, but only...
  • WINNING WITH RACE EXOTICS

    In last year's Kentucky Derby we hit the Exacta paying $101, and the Triple paying $440 for each $2 bet. We won another Triple paying $46.20, an exacta returning $18, an additional Exacta paying $41.20, and a Daily Double paying $113. In sports, the...