Who Do I Like: Picking Cleveland vs. Boston Game 4 of the ECF

The Cavs just lost their first post-season game after winning an NBA record 13 straight, so it should be interesting to see how they handle this pivotal game 4. They are at home, and I don’t see how the Celtics beat them again without IT, so I wouldn’t be too worried. However, that spread is […]

Who Do I Like: Picking Boston vs. Washington Game 7

“The Celtics and Wizards face off in what it sure to be a nail biting Game 7 tonight. Although the Wizards played great on Game 6, the odds and the history put Boston as the big favorite to win this Monday night. The home team is 6-0 in this series, on top of that, the […]

Who Do I Like: Picking UFC 211

It’s that time again… more sanctioned blood letting. Hooray for the fight game. UFC 211 looks to be the best PPV of 2017 thus far. I’m not gonna waste anyone’s time here with eight pages of analysis for every fight, because no one needs or wants to wade through that much B.S. just to see […]

Who do I like: Picking Pro Sports Playoffs

I’ll be making picks every week during the ongoing professional sports playoff games.  Below I’ll show you the odds for the upcoming games, and then some analysis and my picks for the games. I’ll keep an ongoing total to track my results, and update it each week. All lines are taken from MyBookie. Here’s the […]

Why sports betting is becoming increasingly exciting…

Not so long ago, placing a wager on the upcoming match-up or race, meant visiting a betting store and writing your prediction on a slip. It seems quite quaint now. With the advent of the internet age, a dizzying number of online sports books offer odds and markets on pretty much any sports event around […]

Five Players To Watch Ahead of the 2017 NFL Draft

The New England Patriots were crowned Super Bowl champions for the fifth time less than two months ago but attention has already turned to April’s NFL Draft. Elite college stars will flock to Philadelphia in the hope of earning a first round selection; thus securing a lucrative rookie contract. With less than one month until […]

Who do you like in Nebraska vs. Northwestern?

Nebraska vs. Northwestern Line: Nebraska – 4.5 “The Battle for NU” officially began last year when Pat Fitzgerald and his crew of smart kids waltzed into Lincoln and knocked off a team of Cornhuskers who thought the Wildcats would be pushovers. With veteran quarterback Dan Persa out, Kain Colter –ironically a Nebraska recruit who chose […]

Los Angeles or San Diego? NFL to Choose Future Home for the Chargers

Will the Chargers run away to Los Angeles? Is there a chance that they just might stay in San Diego? It doesn’t really matter what the Chargers, their fans or even San Diego thinks right now because the decision has been thrown into the NFL’s court (Click Here for updated NFL betting odds). The San […]

The Ultimate E-betting Platform: A Review of GG.bet

League of Legends, Dota (gg.bet/en/dota2/), Hearthstone, World of Warcraft and CS:GO are on the lips of pretty much all the youngsters of the modern age. These games are used as a means of socializing and developing teamwork skills. As fast as they were created, the Internet was flooded with e-betting services meant to kick the […]

Diddy’s son under fire for accepting well-earned scholarship

Simply put, it’s one of the single stupidest news stories we’ve ever covered here at Crystal Ball Run. But it is news, and it is important, so we’ll touch on it briefly. If only to discuss how truly stupid it is. The “news” centers on a two-star UCLA defensive back recruit Justin Combs, and whether […]

Meeting of the Minds: Did the punishment “fit” the crime at Penn State?

By now, we all know the news on Penn State: The school has been hit with the most egregious punishment in NCAA history. Mark Emmert spoke, and what we now know is that the school is going to get hit with a $60 million fine, the school has been banned from postseason play for four […]

College football off-season survival guide

The college football season may officially be in the books, but for the truly dedicated fans are always a part of Team No Offseason. While the games may be done, we all know there will be plenty to keep those starving for college football conversation busy between now and the start of the new college […]