Monthly Archive: June 2012

Jun 18

TFC players arrested, RSL keeps winning and Impact look to build momentum

MLS Wednesday Night Action Houston Dynamo (5-4-4) vs Toronto FC (1-10-0) -188/ +275/ +475 Coming off their first win of the season, the Reds could not keep the momentum in Paul Mariner’s coaching debut for TFC on Friday night, falling 2-0 to Sporting K.C. It would seem the team who’s already mired in an awful …

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Jun 17

MatchDay 3: Group of Death

Heading into MatchDay 3 of the Group C, all four teams can both move on, and also still be eliminated. Sometimes the right bet and the winning bet are not the same thing. That is the strategy we’ll take today in that Germany has looked strong so far, being the only team to win both …

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Jun 16

MLS Games of the Night

Philadelphia Union (2-7-2) vs D.C. United (8-4-3) +160/ +230/ +163 United sit atop the East standings and have only lost once in their past five games and currently ride a three-game winning streak. The Union have only picked up a single point in their past five, and are coming of a loss to the previously …

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Jun 14

Cherry Picking: Friday night CSL action

You know the guy, who always hangs a bit back on the offensive side of the field, hanging out by himself just waiting for the ball… ¬†Well that’s what these CSL games sort of remind us of. A league, that sort of sits off quietly by itself with little coverage just begging for someone to …

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Jun 13

Off the beaten path…

Every now and then we’ll bring to you a bet that if you’re not looking for, you could easily miss. With so many games and leagues out there, you can’t possibly follow everything, especially when a lot of these games in smaller leagues an’t be easily found on the tube. With less people betting smaller, …

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Jun 12

Miami enters the storm in OKC

Not too surprising, two of the top teams in the league meet up tonight for in the NBA Finals. Each team was dominant at home throughout the season, Miami (28-5) OKC (26-7). The Heat posted a record of slightly over .500 on the road during the season at 18-15 and that trend has continued in …

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Jun 08

Finding the value in Euro Cup Group A

Group A Russia +138 Poland +240 Czech Republic +400 Greece +500   Even though they both come in ranked in the bottom half of their group, the smart money may be on the Czechs and Greeks to take this group. In what’s probably the most wide-open group, getting 4-1 and 5-1 odds respectively definitely offers …

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Jun 07

Euro 2012 outright win odds

Spain +275 Germany +300 Holland +650 France +1000 England +1400 Italy +1400 Portugal +1800 Russia +2000 Poland +4000 Croatia +5000 Ukraine +5000 Sweden +6600 Czech Republic +8000 Rep of Ireland +8000 Denmark +8000 Greece +8000   Odds courtesy of Bowmans.com/Bet365

Jun 07

Welcome to Shred the Spread!

Welcome to the exciting launch of shredthespread.com – a blog dedicated to providing sports news, tips and advice from a betting perspective. This site is currently under construction but be sure to keep checking back soon and also follow Shred the Spread on Twitter by following @ShredtheSpread