Fantasy Sports

Bills-Lions Betting Line: Week 5 Fantasy Value for Kyle Orton, Calvin Johnson

The Bills-Lions betting line had Detroit as a -7 home favorite.  This number has not moved despite the Lions getting 65% of the action.  We also have your Week 5 Fantasy value for Kyle Orton and Calvin Johnson.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Oct/03/2014

Fantasy Sports, Live In-Play Wagering Helping to Boost Sports Betting

Fantasy Sports was a hot topic at this week’s Global Gaming Expo with daily leagues helping to fuel sports betting.

Joe Asher, CEO of William Hill, which operates sportsbooks in Las Vegas told those in attendance that “the business is very, very healthy”.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Oct/02/2014

Important Fantasy Pickups for NFL Week 5

Gambling911.com has your important Fantasy pickups for Week 5 of the NFL.

The Broncos Peyton Manning – The Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning surpassed the 300-yard mark in a Week 3 overtime loss to the Seahawks in Seattle.  He had a bye in Week 4. 

The Cowboys DeMarco Murray – He has gained 534 yards on the ground so far this season. 

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Sep/29/2014

Bills-Lions Betting Line: Fantasy Value for Kyle Orton, Sammy Watkins

The Bills-Lions betting line had Buffalo as a +7 road underdog heading into Detroit following news that veteran quarterback Kyle Orton will be replacing EJ Manuel for the Bills.  While Fantasy enthusiasts aren’t exactly enthusiastic over Orton, the immediate Fantasy impact might be on Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Sep/29/2014

Fantasy Sports Biz FanDuel.com Becomes the Biggest Tech Startup in UK

Guess which Edinburgh company is now the largest UK startup tech firm.  Would you believe it’s none other than Fantasy Football behemoth FanDuel.com?

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/29/2014

Patriots-Chiefs Betting Line, Week 4 Fantasy Value for Jamaal Charles

The Patriots-Chiefs betting line for Monday Night Football had New England as a -3 favorite at most books while a handful were holding at -2.5. Action was balanced for this game.  We also have your Week 4 Fantasy value for the Chiefs Jamaal Charles.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Sep/29/2014

Packers-Bears Betting Line: Week 4 Fantasy Value Jordy Nelson, Alshon Jeffery

The Packers-Bears betting line had Chicago as a +1.5 underdog at home.  Green Bay was seeing 70% of the action in this game and the bookmakers will certainly be rooting for Chicago here.  The Packers were the 2nd most wagered on side after Atlanta heading into Sunday.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Sep/27/2014

Saints-Cowboys Betting Line, Free Pick and Week 4 Fantasy Value Dez Bryant

The Saints-Cowboys betting line had Dallas at +3 and if the oddsmakers really felt New Orleans could destroy the Cowboys here, they’d dare to jump over that dangerous number 3. 

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Sep/27/2014

Falcons-Vikings Betting Line, Free Pick and Week 4 Fantasy Value on Julio Jones

The Falcons-Vikings betting line opened at Minnesota +3.5 and has only moved a half point down to -3, which is odd considering Atlanta is seeing nearly 85% of the action at Bookmaker.eu.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Sep/27/2014

Lions-Jets Betting Line: Week 4 Fantasy Value for Calvin Johnson

The Lions-Jets betting line had New York as a +1.5 home underdog.  Scroll down for all of this week’s NFL lines and Fantasy NFL value for Calvin Johnson.

60% of those betting this game were backing Detroit, which comes into this week claiming the league’s number two best defense. 

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Sep/27/2014

Bucs-Steelers Betting Line: Week 4 Fantasy Value for Le'Veon Bell, Antonio Brown

The Bucs-Steelers betting line had Pittsburgh as just a -7 home favorite, which is odd considering how poorly Tampa Bay played the week prior.  Scroll down for the latest Week 4 lines on all games and the Fantasy value for Le'Veon Bell, Ben Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Sep/27/2014

Fantasy Week 4 NFL Values: Blake Bortles, Matthew Stafford, Eddie Lacey

When it comes to Fantasy Week 4 NFL values, the Jaguars Blake Bortles is being recommended just about everywhere. 

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Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Sep/26/2014

Star Fantasy Reacts to HBO’s ‘Real Sports’ Piece About Daily Fantasy Sports

If you’re like us, you tuned in to watch Carl Quintanella’s portrayal of the daily fantasy sports industry on Tuesday’s Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel.  According to the FSTA, 41 million people played fantasy sports last year in the USA alone. It should come as no surprise that our burgeoning industry is capturing the curiosity of the media.

Submitted by Press Release on, Sep/26/2014

Eli Manning Solid Fantasy Value or ‘Let’s Get Back to Reality’?

New York Giants starting quarterback Eli Manning was on fire Thursday night, a far cry from the first week of the 2014 regular season NFL campaign.  So we are left asking ourselves, does Eli Manning have viable Fantasy value?

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Sep/26/2014

2014 Week 4 NFL Fantasy Tips, Player Values: Drew Brees, Matt Forte

Gambling911.com has your 2014 Week 4 NFL Fantasy Football tips courtesy of BetAmerica.com. Enter the BetAmerica Pick Six Jackpot contest on BetAmerica Sports for $5.50, Week 4 jackpot is $2000.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Sep/25/2014

Fantasy Football Week 4 Waiver Wire Picks: Kirk Cousins, Donald Brown

The New York Times released its Fantasy Football Week 4 Waiver Wire picks as did other sites like Fox Sports and CBS Sports with the consensus picks on Kirk Cousins, Donald Brown and Brian Quick.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Sep/23/2014

Monday Night Football – Bears vs. Jets Betting Odds: Gino Smith Fantasy Outlook

Monday Night Football – Bears vs. Jets betting odds had New York as a -2.5 home favorite.  We also have your Gino Smith and Jay Cutler Fantasy outlook for this week.  All odds courtesy of AceSportsbook.com here.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Sep/22/2014

ABC News Report: ‘I Lost $70k Playing Fantasy Sports’

Fantasy Sports is gambling, hence, the activity does come with a fair amount of risk.  This is illustrated in a Sunday special from ABC News, which examines one Fantasy Football player who claims to have lost at least $70,000 betting on individual players in leagues offered at the likes of FanDuel.com and DraftKings.com.

From ABC News:

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Sep/21/2014

Chargers vs. Bills Betting Line: Week 3 Fantasy Picks

Before we get to the Chargers vs. Bills betting line, we look at a risky but potentially valuable Week 3 Fantasy NFL pick in Sammy Watkins of the Buffalo Bills.

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Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Sep/20/2014

Packers vs. Lions Betting Line – Week 3 Fantasy Picks: Jordy Nelson

The Packers vs. Lions betting line had been coming in at Detroit -1.  This one was going up fast and had moved to -3 at Bookmaker.eu here. Green Bay was getting 70% of the backing at this number.  It will not be going up any further.  We also have some Fantasy picks below.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Sep/20/2014

Ravens vs. Browns Line – Week 3 Fantasy Picks: Dennis Pitta, Justin Tucker

The Ravens vs. Browns betting line had Baltimore climbing to -2 after this one opened as a PICK’EM.  Gambling911.com is proud to introduce Fantasy Picks as part of our many previews with this game focused on the Ravens Dennis Pitta,

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Sep/20/2014

Devin Hester 20th Touchdown Return Breaks Record, Was Off Fantasy Radar

Devin Hester of the Atlanta Falcons broke Deion Sanders NFL record Thursday night with his 20th touchdown return when he brought back a second-quarter punt 62 yards for a touchdown against Tampa Bay. Sanders attended the game and saluted Hester on the video board.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Sep/18/2014

$5 Billion in Bitcoin Fantasy Sports Contests Annually: Victiv.com Joins the Fray

Bitcoin + Daily Fantasy Sports contests could amount to big bucks.  Try $5 billion.

Fantasy Sports has always seemed like a promising area for Bitcoin acceptance, suggests Kenny Spotz of the CoinTelegraph.com.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/18/2014

Fantasy Football Picks – 2014 Week 3: ‘Drew Brees at Home a No-Brainer’

Gambling911.com has some solid Fantasy Football picks for Week 3 of the 2014 NFL season.

Drew Brees, well that’s a no-brainer.  The Saints head home to New Orleans after dropping two games on the road.

Oh, and did we mention the Saints are hosting Minnesota?

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Sep/18/2014

Adrian Peterson Deactivated Indefinitely: Fantasy Leagues in Tailspin Again

Breaking News (4:20 am EST) - Minnesota Vikings Adrian Peterson has once again been deactivated following pressure brought on from child abuse accusations in Texas.  This news was breaking during the early morning hours Wednesday.  Fantasy Football players were burnt for a second week as a result.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/17/2014

Chicago Bulls Eye Fantasy Sports Sponsorship: FanDuel, DraftKings Frontrunners

With the National Basketball Association ending its restrictions on Fantasy Sports sponsorship deals last month, the Chicago Bulls expect to jump into the fray in a very big way. 

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Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Sep/16/2014

2013 NFL Week 3 Fantasy Football Waiver Wire

On the FantasySportsNetwork.com broadcast for Tuesday September 16, 2014, the show looks at the Waiver Wire for Week 3 of the NFL season.

The hosts provide some important Fantasy Football value. 

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Sep/16/2014

MN Gov: ‘Adrian Peterson Shouldn’t Play’, Fantasy Players: ‘Gov Go **** Yourself

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton wants Vikings running back Adrian Peterson suspended after he was charged with child endangerment in Texas.  Fantasy players, many of whom were stung by the Vikings decision not to play Peterson last week, can’t be too thrilled with Davis’ proclamations following the team’s decision to reinstate their star player.  Scroll Down For More...

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Sep/16/2014

Deadbeat: Jayson Werth Booted From Nationals Team Fantasy Football League

He’s in his fourth year of a seven-year $126 million deal, but Washington Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth apparently couldn’t pay his Fantasy Football league dues on time.   As a result, it was revealed this past week that Werth was not invited back to take part in the league.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Sep/14/2014

Patriots Getting Pounded, Carson Palmer Out for Arizona

BetOnline.ag’s Dave Mason is reporting that the New England Patriots is the single most wagered on side this week in the wake of news that Adrian Peterson will not be playing this week. 

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The line on that game shot from Patriots -3.5 all the way to -6.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Sep/14/2014

Breaking News

Group B Updated Odds to Win - 2018 World Cup: Spain, Portugual, Iran

While Spain and Portugal still have the best chance of advancing to the Group of 16, Iran will do so with a shock win over Portugal.

More Women Verbally Attacked on the Poker Floor, Pavillion Staff Do Nothing

Women players being verbally attacked on the poker floor continues to be a huge issue with little sign of letting up.  On Sunday night, female poker pro Kathy Liebert tweeted out yet another incident.

Iran vs. Portugal Betting Tips, Latest Odds - 25 June - World Cup

Gambling911.com has your Iran vs. Portugal betting tips and odds.