Top 10 Tips for Super Bowl Betting Strategy

10 TIPS TO BETTING SUPER BOWL XLV

The biggest betting day of the year is upon us – Super Bowl 45. Kicking off on Feb. 6, 2011, billions will watch and wager on two of the most historical football teams in NFL history, the Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers.

But not every sports fan is well versed in the odds, stats and history that come with betting on the big game. That’s why Bodog’s online sportsbook is giving you a betting guide to ensure you get paid like a starting quarterback on Super Bowl Sunday.

  1. Do Your Research
    • There have been NFL spreads on the Super Bowl since the first one way back in 1967. This means you’ve got an endless amount of history to check out before you make your Super Bowl bet.
  2. Don’t Overlook the Underdogs
    • Only two favorites, the 06’ Steelers and the 07’ Colts, have covered the spread in the last nine Super Bowls. Also, the New England dynasty only covered the spread once, way back in 02’ when they upset the St. Louis Rams.
  3. Defense Wins Championships
    • In 2008, the Giants took the trophy by holding the Patriots to 14 points. In 2009, the Steelers won by controlling Kurt Warner and the high-scoring Arizona offense. Last year, the Saints won the Super Bowl by holding the Indianapolis offense to a net of 10 points.
  4. Lower Your Offensive Expectations
    • Five of the last six Super Bowls went “Under” the total, so try not to get too hyped up for a high scoring contest.
  5. Factor in Experience
    • The Steelers have been here before so they are unlikely to be overwhelmed or nervous when they hit the field on Sunday. There are only two Packers with Super Bowl experience, and they both lost the big game in their only appearance.
  6. Look At How Green Bay Got Here
    • The chances of a team moving away from what got them here is hard to imagine. Packers made it this far on the outstanding play of Aaron Rodgers. The Pack are 9-1 ATS when Rodgers throws two or more TD’s this year.
  7. Look At How Pittsburgh Got Here
    • In the case of the Steelers, their style is all about tough D and running the ball down their opponent’s throat. When Pittsburgh running back Rashard Mendenhall gets 20 carries or more, the Steelers are 7-2 ATS this year.
  8. Forget About Past Matchups
    • The last time these two teams met was week 15 of the 2009 season and the Steelers escaped with a 37-36 victory. Both teams combined for more than 900 yards passing. It’s not too likely we’ll see a repeat of that type of defensive carnage. Pittsburgh and Green Bay ranked 1-2 in scoring defense this season.
  9. Cash In on Props
    • Think about the type of strategy each coach will use or how the game might play out and take advantage of the hundreds of props offered. For example, if you think the Packers lack the confidence to run against the Steelers, then look toward the over totals for Aaron Rodgers’ pass attempts and similar props.
  10. Go with your Gut

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Super Bowl Team Statistics

PASSING (YPG)

  • GREEN BAY PACKERS –
    257 yards (ranked 5th)
  • PITTSBURGH STEELERS –
    225 yards (ranked 14th)

RUSHING (YPG)

  • GREEN BAY PACKERS –
    100 yards (ranked 24th)
  • PITTSBURGH STEELERS –
    120 yards (ranked 11th)

SCORING (PPG)

  • GREEN BAY PACKERS –
    24.2 (ranked 10th)
  • PITTSBURGH STEELERS –
    23.4 yards (ranked 12th)

SACKS

  • GREEN BAY PACKERS-
    47 Sacks (ranked 2nd)
  • PITTSBURGH STEELERS-
    48 Sacks (ranked 1st)

TURNOVER DIFFERENTIAL

  • GREEN BAY PACKERS –
    +10 (ranked 4th)
  • PITTSBURGH STEELERS –
    +17 (ranked 2nd)

DEFENSIVE TDS

  • GREEN BAY PACKERS –
    4 (ranked 3rd)
  • PITTSBURGH STEELERS –
    3 (ranked 8th)

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Intertops Poker Diamond Mine Promotion

December 29, 2010 · Posted in Intertops.com, Poker News, Poker Tournaments, Promotions, Rewards · Comment 

 Intertops Poker Diamond Mine Promotion

The Intertops Diamond Mine Poker Promo

The Diamond Mine Series at Intertops is from January 10th to January 23rd. During this promotion, any 2011 series Gold Card will get you a ticket into the Diamond Mine! Play your way step by step to bigger tournaments – all the way to the $15,000 final tourney!

Play in all tournaments from Event 1 through Event 12 and receive entry into January 22nd’s $10,000 Flawless Freeroll. Only players who participate in all 12 tournaments will receive an entry, so it behooves the serious poker player to pay attention and get involved early. Don’t want to miss your chance to make some real money!

Make it all the way up to the Final Event for your shot at a piece of $15,000!

Each tournament has its own cash prize pool, as well as seats for the next stage of the Diamond Mine Tournament Series.

Look for the Diamond Mine tournaments located in the Gold section of the tournament lobby. All Diamond Mine tournaments take place at 5pm EST (10pm GMT).

If you do not win a seat to the next event in the series you can always check The Exchange and purchase the cards needed to buy directly into to any event you choose, except for the $15,000 Final and the Flawless Freeroll.

The Gold Card Exchange

Visit our new player-to-player marketplace where you can trade your Gold Cards with other players!

The Gold Card Exchange is unlike anything else in online poker, a place where players can sell their hard-earned rewards from the cash tables, the Gold Cards, and others can buy the missing Gold Cards they need to enter the daily lottery or special GC series tourneys, or speculate with future prizes on specific cards. Intertops Poker Diamond Mine Promotion

This allows you to make a good deal with your Gold Cards, be it as seller or buyer, depending on the trends of the last transactions, market demand and your skills as Gold Card trader, just as on any other exchange.

Trading Your Gold Cards

With The Exchange, you can sell your surplus Gold Cards or buy them to gain access to daily, high-value Gold Card Tournaments, for example if you are short of a certain Gold Card for an upcoming Gold Card Tournament.

Strategic buying and selling make it possible to make money without ever playing a hand.

  1. Click on the Gold Cards tab in the Rewards section of the poker software, then on the Exchange graphics to the right which will open The Exchange in a separate window.
  2. Choose ‘Sell Cards’ to put one card or your entire collection up for sale, or ‘Buy Cards’ to stock up your collection.
  3. You can also keep an eye on the ‘Trends’ there and monitor your activity on ‘My Exchange’.

For more information, please see The Exchange Help section when you’re visiting the Intertops website.

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Texas Tycoon Slot Tournament at Intertops Casino with $2k Guaranteed!

June 29, 2010 · Posted in Casino Games, Intertops.com, Online Gambling, Slots · Comment 

 Texas Tycoon Slot Tournament at Intertops Casino with $2k Guaranteed!

$2,000 Guaranteed in Slot Tournament

Intertops.com online casino has some great news for players this week:

Casino: $2,000 Guaranteed Slot Tournament this Thursday!

Don’t miss the great Texan Tycoon Slot Tournament with $2,000 Guaranteed at Intertops Casino! The tournament starts this Thursday, July 1st 2010, at 9am EST and continues until Friday morning.

Registration starts two hours before the tournament begins and remains open throughout. But there’s a limited number of places available. So don’t wait!

In Slot Tournaments you can play slots against other players, and the top players who score the highest number of points get the prizes. Click on the “Tournaments” button below the “Cashier” in the download casino client and register for the tournament.

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