February, 2011

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Sports news with a Vegas perspective.

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Sports news with a Las Vegas perspective from a collection of expert authors, including RJ Bell.
  • 2011 NBC National Heads Up Poker Championship Preview

    Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada will be hosting the 2011 NBC National Heads Up Poker Championship from March 4th to March 6th (will be shown via NBC on six consecutive Sundays starting April 17th). The night before the tournament begins, there...
  • NHL Trade Deadline Analysis

    The NHL trade deadline has come and gone without a real blockbuster move that the public wows over — you know, the one with the "big name guy." That doesn't mean good teams didn't get better. In the past, teams that vastly improved themselves...
  • Pregame News - Author Bios

    Pregame News - Author Bios RJ Bell – Author and Editor Called “ a sports betting info genius ” by ESPN.com, Mr. Bell is one of the most quoted sports gaming authority in the world. RJ has written widely carried original reporting in betting scandal investigations...
  • Game Preview: Kansas State at Texas (2/28/2011)

    College Basketball: Kansas State at Texas Monday, February 28, 2011 at 9:00 ET (Broadcast on ESPN) Unranked Kansas State, ranked #3 preseason, travels to Texas to continue their late season surge. WILDCATS: Kansas St. is making a last ditch effort at...
  • Free NBA Picks: Bulls at Wizards

    The Chicago Bulls come into Washington as -7.5 favorites following an impressive defensive victory over the Milwaukee Bucks 83-75 Saturday night. Joakim Noah in his third game back after thumb surgery was a total beast grabbing 17 rebounds, including...
  • NBA Previews: Celtics in Altitude, Kings Come Home (2/28/11)

    Opener: It's all business this week, after a strange weekend - teams that acquired a ton of new talent (Knicks, Utah, Denver) won their first games with new players and lost the second, while others (Thunder) lost two shorthanded contests. Still...
  • Oscars: Best Picture Odds and Predictions

    With the 2011 Oscars going on tonight, I decided to check over all the sportsbooks endorsed by Pregame Action and break down who offered the best betting odds for Best Picture . For those who plan on betting tonight, I can never stress enough on getting...
  • Oscar Odds 2011 - Las Vegas Betting

    The leading stars in Hollywood gather for the 83 rd Academy Awards, which will be broadcast to 200 countries on ABC at 8:00 ET on Sunday night from the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. The Oscars are the biggest awards show of the year, and the 2011 Oscar...
  • Game Preview: New York Knicks at Miami Heat (2/27/2011)

    NBA: New York Knicks at Miami Heat. Sunday, February 27, 2011 at 8:05 ET (ESPN) Preview of LeBron James and Dwyane Wade facing Carmelo Anthony and Amar’e Stoudemire for the first time. Knicks: New York is coming off an embarrassing loss to the lowly Cleveland...
  • Game Preview: Florida Gators at Kentucky Wildcats (2/26/2011)

    Gators: Florida is playing their best basketball of the season right now, as they're on a 6 game winning streak. The Gators are a relatively underrated team this year, considering they are 22-5 SU. Florida is currently ranked 12th in the nation heading...
  • NBA Preview: Oklahoma City Thunder at Orlando Magic (2/25/2011)

    THUNDER: With Carmelo Anthony out of Denver, the Northwest Division appears to be the Thunder's division to lose. Oklahoma City made a trade of their own yesterday, as they traded away F Jeff Green for C Kendrick Perkins . Oklahoma City is 36-20 SU...
  • NBA Playoff Odds - Post Trade Deadline Betting 2011

    The 2011 NBA trade deadline has drastically changed many team’s prospects – which means Las Vegas has changed their playoff and championship odds. Remember, betting odds have proven to be the single best predictor of the future in sports. NBA Championship...
  • College Basketball Picks: Georgia at #13 Florida

    The Florida Gators are sitting pretty solid at first place in the SEC East, mainly due to their ability to win close games. Yes they are 10-2 in the SEC, but they are 3-0 in overtime battles and also have won 6 of 7 games decided by six points or less...
  • Pregame.com News - Contact Information

    Contact Pregame.com News EMAIL: support@Pregame.com PHONE: 1-800-PREGAME (773-4269) MAILING ADDRESS: 5860 S. Pecos Rd Building G, Suite 400 Las Vegas, NV 89120 Personal Editor and Author Contact info: RJ Bell: rjbell@pregame.com Brandon Watson:...
  • NBA Previews: TNT Thursday (2/24/2011)

    Miami Heat ( -1 ) at Chicago Bulls with a total of 192; The Chicago Bulls have, time and again, showed how strong they can be at home, but this opening number scares the bejesus out of me. How Chicago could close the first half of the season as a 2...
  • Miami Heat at Chicago Bulls Preview (2/24/2011)

    Miami Heat at Chicago Bulls Preview: HEAT: (-2, O/U 191 ) Miami might have started the season slowly, but no team is hotter entering the 2nd half of the year. Miami is tied with Boston for the best record in the Eastern Conference. The Heat are 42...
  • Oscar Odds for 2011

    The 83rd Academy Awards are this Sunday and we are going to take a look at the Oscar Odds for 2011 below. The King's Speech received the most overall nominations at twelve, with True Grit coming in second at ten and both Inception and The Social Network...
  • 2011 World Series Odds: Philadelphia Phillies Favored

    (9/29/2011) Updated ODDS TO WIN 2011 WORLD SERIES : The Philadelphia Phillies enter the playoffs still the favorite to win it all at +135 ($100.00 wager would pay back $135.00) and -230 (wager $230.00 to win $100.00) to capture the National League Pennant...
  • College Basketball Pick: #12 Wisconsin at Michigan

    There are a few questions that will be answered in the showdown tonight between the #12 Wisconsin Badgers and Michigan Wolverines. Will Wisconsin's Keaton Nankivil stay "red hot" after dropping 22 on Penn State this weekend with his 8 of...
  • Betting New York Knicks After Carmelo Anthony Trade

    The rumors are finally true – Carmelo Anthony has been traded to the New York Knicks (aka, Carmelo’s taking his talents to Madison Square Garden and teaming up with Amare Stoudemire). What does this mean to sports bettors? Current NY Knicks betting odds...
  • NFL Combine Betting Odds - 2011

    Like any sporting event, the amount of TV coverage and general interest drive the amount of gambling – so as interest in the NFL Scouting Combine has increased, so has the betting! Sometimes lost in the action is the fact that sports betting odds are...
  • Miami Heat 2010-2011 NBA Title Betting Odds with LeBron James

    With LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh joining the Miami Heat, the sports betting world is asking how the free agent signings affect the NBA championship odds. Here is an updated consensus odds report from RJ Bell of Pregame.com. 2010-2011 NBA...