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NBA Preview - O/U Wins Picks

The Predictalator has played every 2014-15 NBA regular season and playoff game 50,000 times before it's actually played. Based on that analysis, we present Over/Under Win Total picks. Eight O/U picks project to cover 57%+ of the time to be considered normal or better.

NBA Preview - Championship Odds
The Predictalator has played every 2014-15 NBA regular and postseason game 50,000 times before it's actually played. Based on that analysis, we are proud to present Championship Odds for each team.

The Fall Classic - Odds and Props
Looking for value in the World Series odds, plus props bets.

College 3 Up, 3 Down
A look at three college football teams that stood out for good reasons and three whose weekends did not turn out as successfully as anticipated.

NHL Picks - 10/20/14
The Predictalator has played today's NHL games 50,000 times to analyze chances of each team winning each game relative to the money line, total and puck-line. See the Tampa Bay Lightning @ Buffalo Sabres

NHL Rest of Season - 10/21/2014
Updating daily, we simulate rest of 2014-15 NHL regular season 50,000 times to project final records and standings for every team.

FREE Breeders' Cup Preview
The 2014 Breeders' Cup features 12 races with the best horses in the world competing for over $24.5 million in purses. Get the betting edge with our FREE preview.

Site Redesign - NEW Features
See notes from GM Paul Bessire on the recent site redesign and new products - the Trend Machine and Fantasy Football Draft Machine.

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Live ScoreCaster
View current scores and play-by-play as well as updating projections from 50,000 simulations of the basketball, football and baseball games with free Live ScoreCaster.

ResultsFinder Highlights
Using the ResultsFinder for the Week of October 13 - 19, one could find that all playable NFL against-the-spread picks went 9-2 (82% ATS). This includes the Week 7 NFL Lock of the Week, Arizona (-3.5) at Oakland that covered in a 24-13 win. The College Football Lock of the Week, Michigan State (-14) at Indiana, also covered the spread. Football Locks of the Week are 5-1 (83% ATS) in the last three weeks and are 102-58 (64% ATS) since the site launched in 2010.

With the first pitch of the World Series Tuesday night, don't miss out on any of the action as all normal or better MLB Playoff picks have gone 4-2 (67% ML, O/U and RL) this postseason and all playable picks have generated a +$559 profit for a normal $50 player using play value recommendations. All-time, in the MLB postseason, all "normal" or better baseball plays are now 29-11 (73% ML, O/U and RL).

And with the season starting in less than a week, highlighted, "normal" or better Over/Under Season Win Total Picks in the NBA are 24-13 (65% O/U) all-time. Meanwhile, for the 2013-14 NBA season, "normal" or better full game and halftime picks generated a $4,311 profit for a normal $50 player using play value recommendations, including hitting 59% on normal over/under plays.

The Predictalator
The Predictalator is the most advanced sports forecasting software available today, playing every game 50,000 times before it's actually played.

The PM Blog
A one-stop destination for analytically driven general sports, fantasy and betting insights, the blog offers a unique look behind the numbers.

Insight into the world of sports predictions, fantasy and gambling for football, baseball, basketball and hockey using an analytical perspective.

Trend Machine - NEW Feature
Understanding how teams, players, leagues and markets have reacted to various scenarios for over 35 years and 9,000 games is a tremendous supplement to any analysis of an upcoming matchup.

Halftime Picks
As soon as an NFL, college football, college basketball or NBA games reach halftime, we simulate second half 50,000 times to exploit line inefficiencies created during the game.

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Watch Tutorial Videos to see how to get the most out of's information.

Play Analyzer
Getting a different line? Use Play Analyzer to have the most up-to-dateinformation at all times by playing games at current consensus or customized lines.

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What is PredictionMachine? strives to be the most accurate and trusted source for predicting sports outcomes straight-up and against-the-spread.

The state-of-the-art and unbiased Predictalator ("the Prediction Machine") was built by Paul Bessire, a statistician and veteran sports journalist, who offers his unique takes through his blog posts and his matchup breakdowns in his in-depth analysis. finds the angle that you need to win with accuracy that stems from the Predictalator, which plays the game 50,000 times before it's actually played to provide confidence picks straight-up, against-the-spread and over/under as well as player projections for fantasy players and props.

The Predictalator is the most advanced sports forecasting software available today because it has the ability to account for all of the relevant statistical interactions of the players (playing or not playing/injured), coaches, officials, fans (homefield advantage) and weather in each game.