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Stephen Nover's NHL Saturday Top Sides Ticket

Lost in the glare of football and the NBA is hockey. That's too bad because there's money to be made in this below-the-radar the sport. Stephen Nover has buried the books each of the last two years in the NHL and he's doing it again this season winning 14 of his last 20 plays for 70 percent, including cashing an easy 3-0 winner with the Sharks on Friday. Stick with the hot pro and cash another hockey winner today! 

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Stephen Nover's NHL Total of the Week

Today's NHL card brings with it Stephen Nover's Total of the Week. Stephen is beating the books big again for the third straight year. A key part of his success is totals where he is 6-2 on his past eight over/unders. This is his strongest total of the week backed by powerful matchup analysis, goalie information and a pertinent 86 percent trend. So get on board and supplement your earnings with this big hockey winner!

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Stephen Nover's NBA Saturday Destroyer

It's rare to find extreme line value on a favorite. But that's the case with this matchup as the oddsmaker still is sorting out his Week 1 NBA numbers. Stephen Nover has been beating the NBA for a long-time and is a blazing 40-20-1 on his last 61 NBA premium/free plays. Take advantage of his expertise, top information and proven track record to cash this big Saturday winner! 

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Stephen Nover's Mountain West Dominator

Stephen Nover used to cover the Mountain West Conference during his sportswriting days and has retained his top-notch sources. It's a big reason why he dominates this conference. This year is no exception as Stephen has won 67 percent of his Mountain West plays. Stephen has found one play worthy of an investment on this week's Mountain West schedule. Take advantage of it and lock into a big winner! 

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Stephen Nover's NFL Sunday Top Ticket

Stephen Nover is aiming to beat the NFL for the 22nd time in the last 24 years. A key to his success is winning big plays and this is his biggest one of the week. Take advantage of a rare bad line. There are some wrong perceptions at work here that set up a highly profitable matchup. Read Stephen's deep analysis and know you've made the right play and will be rewarded for it! 

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Stephen Nover's Saints-Packers Winner

Wisconsin native Stephen Nover has been following and later covering the Packers for a Wisconsin newspaper since the days of Vince Lombardi. Few know the Packers as well, and have as many top sources, as Stephen does in regards to the Packers. It's a big reason why he's won nearly 70 percent of his lifetime plays on games involving Green Bay. Are the Packers worth backing this week as rare home underdogs after losing Aaron Rodgers? Don't guess. Go with the pro in the know and read Stephen's unique, spot-on analysis. Take advantage of his expertise, elite information and proven track record to cash a winning ticket on this game. 

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Stephen Nover's NFL Sunday Sweep

Stephen Nover has finished above .500 in the NFL during 21 of of the last 23 years. Stephen has one of his strongest NFL Sunday cards of the season featuring his Top Ticket and Saints-Packers winner. Get all of Stephen's Sunday NFL plays at a discounted package price and lock into a 5-0 sweep! 

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College Football Season Subscription of Stephen Nover
College presents opportunities that the NFL doesn't where sometimes you can actually find line value. I've beaten the colleges the past three years averaging 57.5 percent while hitting better than 67 percent in the bowls by combining many handicapping factors such as matchup analysis, statistics, history, weather and situational elements. Information is the key because there are just so many teams and conferences on the betting board now. I don't rule out any game or conference. It's a task to find the time to adequately handicap each game. So I'm fortunate that I have many sources to rely on. Many stem from having been a sportswriter/sports editor for daily newspapers in the Midwest, South and West for more than 20 years and having been the sports gaming writer for the Las Vegas Review-Journal for 13 years while also having covered the UNLV football team as the team beat writer for several years. I have the knowledge, experience and resources necessary to win. I've won the past three years and I expect to turn a tidy profit again this season.

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Stephen Nover has never had a losing hockey season and now - for the first time - is making his NHL selections available at this site. Take advantage and lock into a huge year-long profit with Stephen's Season hockey package where you'll get every one of his premium regular season and Stanley Cup plays at a huge discounted package price. 

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Lock into a top season value by getting all of Vegas wiseguy Stephen Nover's NFL and college football. Stephen is recognized as one of the top NFL 'cappers in the world having won 20 of the last 22 years, including placing No. 1 three years ago with a 48-21-5 record for 69 percent. Stephen also is a highly underrated college football handicapper having won each of the past three years, including cashing 78 percent of his bowl plays this past season. Don't miss any of his football plays by getting his NFL & CFB season pass for a combined discounted fare. 

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Stephen Nover has owned the NFL turning a profit in 20 of the last 22 NFL seasons. Stephen even taught a football handicapping class at UNLV. The long-time pro won 69 percent of his NFL plays (48-21-5) in 2012, including going a perfect 8-0 in the playoffs. Stephen is a multiple Rotisserie league football champion and was an award-winning sportswriter for the Las Vegas Review-Journal for 13 years. He also worked for the legendary linesmaker Roxy Roxbury, who was the top oddsmaker in North America before retiring. Don't miss out. Lock in now and get all of Stephen's plays at a value price.

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YESTERDAY'S PLAYS
Matchup Selection W/L
NHL  |  Oct 20, 2017
Sharks vs Devils
Sharks
-110 at BMaker
Won
$100
Play Type: Premium
It's not often a spot sets up better for the road team, but it does in this instance.  San Jose is rested. This marks the Sharks' first road game of the season. They've enjoyed an extended homestand that ended with a 5-2 victory against Montreal on Tuesday.  New Jersey beat Ottawa, 5-4, in overtime on the road last night. This is the Devils' third game in four nights. New Jersey has failed to win six of the past seven times it has played without rest.  The Devils have been a major surprise opening the season with a 6-1 record after finishing 29th in the NHL last season with 28 victories. The Devils definitely are improved. They have some promising young talent. They've also been fortunate with four of their victories coming by one goal.  The Sharks' Stanley Cup window probably has closed, but they still are a respected, veteran team that definitely is playoff-worthy. It remains to be seen if the Devils can keep up their surprising pace.  The Devils are likely to have backup Keith Kinkaid in goal after regular netminder Cory Schneider suffered a lower-body injury last night. The Sharks have dominated this series winning seven of the past nine meetings. They are 5-0 in their last five visits to New Jersey.
Matchup Selection W/L
NBA  |  Oct 20, 2017
Magic vs Nets
Magic
+2 -105 at 5Dimes
Lost
$105.0
Play Type: Premium
Orlando actually looked impressive in holding off Miami during its opening game victory. That was the first time the Magic had won its season opener since 2012.  The Magic really would like to build off that momentum. They have a great opportunity here in their second game. Brooklyn is even worse than Orlando and just lost sparkplug point guard Jeremy Lin. The Nets lost 39 of 46 games that Lin missed last season. It was extremely depressing for the Nets to see Lin ruputre the patella tendon in his right knee during their 140-131 season-opening loss to the Pacers. As you can tell by that score, the Nets still aren't playing any defense.  Orlando has the better lineup with Elfrid Payton, Terrence Ross, Even Fournier, Nikola Vucevic and Aaron Gordon, who is primed for a breakout season. 
Matchup Selection W/L
NBA  |  Oct 20, 2017
Jazz vs Wolves
OVER 198½ -105 Lost
$105.0
Play Type: Top Premium
There is too much star power here for these teams not to combine to break 200 points.  Yes, Utah plays tough defense. But Minnesota doesn't. The Timberwolves ranked third-from-the-bottom in defensive field goal percentage last season. Adding Jeff Teague and Jamal Crawford isn't going to help their defense. But the Timberwolves do have plenty of offense with Teague, Crawford, Taj Gibson and Jimmy Butler joining Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins.  The Jazz are down their two leading scorers from a year ago, Gordon Hayward and George Hill. Utah's new point guard, Ricky Rubio, is a former Timberwolf and is better for the Over than Hill was. Rubio will be motivated for a big performance as this is his first trip to Minnesota since being traded.  The Jazz have balanced scoring and a strong bench to make up for Hayward. Alec Burks finally is healthy and contributed 16 points off the bench in just 15 minutes in Utah's 106-99 home win against the Nuggets two nights ago. Utah played at a quick pace during preseason when it averaged more than 112 points a game. The Jazz aren't so half-court inclined anymore with Quin Snyder.  
Matchup Selection W/L
MLB  |  Oct 20, 2017
Yankees vs Astros
Astros
-131 at 5Dimes
Won
$100
Play Type: Top Premium
The Yankees have been dominant at home going 19-3 in their last 22 games at Yankee Stadium. The Astros have been equally dominant at home winning 15 of their last 17 games at Minute Maid Park. This includes a 4-0 playoff record.  This game is at Minute Maid Parik. The Yankees are 1-4 in their five playoff road games.  Home field certainly means a lot here. But there are other factors why I'm so strong on the Astros in this game.  The pitching matchup is Luis Severino versus Justin Verlander. Severino had a breakout season reaching his high ceiling. But he's largely untested in playoff, pressure games.  Verlander is a proven pro. The former AL MVP is 10-5 with a 3.18 ERA all-time in postseason action. Verlander has been the absolute nuts since joining the Astros going 8-0 in eight sarts. He's been at his finest during the playoffs, too, going 3-0 with a 2.04 ERA.  The Astros finished the regular season with the No. 1 offense in the majors. They are batting a puny .147 in this ALCS. Masahiro Tanaka has been a huge problem for them. Tanaka has held the Astros to two runs in 13 innings. But the Astros aren't facing Tanaka here.  The Yankees not only lose their huge home field advantage, but also their momentum with Thursday's travel day. This also gives the Astros a much needed day to regroup.  If the Yankees do indeed beat Verlander and the Astros here in Houston, they are most deserving of the American League pennant. I don't see that happening, though, in this Game 6. 
  
PICKS IN PROGRESS
Matchup Selection W/L
NHL  |  Oct 21, 2017
Predators vs Rangers
UNDER 5½ -107 Lost
$107.0
Play Type: Premium
Nashville doesn't play nearly as wide open on the road. The Predators have scored 14 goals in their three home games this season, but have tallied only five goals in four road contests.  The Rangers are off to a terrible start. They are 28th in goals averaging only 2.5 per game. Nashville is playing strong defense holding its last four opponents to four goals.  This is a day game. So a sluggish effort by the visiting Predators wouldn't be a surprise with the unusual early start a plus for the Under. 
Matchup Selection W/L
NCAA-F  |  Oct 21, 2017
Maryland vs Wisconsin
OVER 50 -110 Won
$100
Play Type: Premium
Wisconsin was sloppy against Purdue last week. The Badgers won't be against a worn down Maryland defense that has surrendered a combined 99 points to Northwestern and Ohio State during the last two weeks. This is the Terps' third road game in four weeks. The Terps rank 115th in scoring defense. They've allowed 37 or more points in four of their six games. Maryland is going to fall prey to Jonathan Taylor, the latest in a long line of outstanding Wisconsin running backs. Taylor is averaging 7.7 yards per carry and has 986 yards rushing on the season. The Badgers are healthy now at guard.  Maryland is a heavy underdog here. But the Terps can come up with their share of points. They are down to third-string quarterback Max Bortenschiager. He has weapons, though, with DJ Moore, who leads the Big Ten in receptions, receiving yards and receiving touchdowns. Moore and Ty Johnson are the only teammates in the country to be ranked in the top 25 in all-purpose yards per game. 
Matchup Selection W/L
NCAA-F  |  Oct 21, 2017
Buffalo vs Miami-OH
UNDER 45 -110
Play Type: Top Premium

I'm expecting a lot of running, conservative coaching and playing for field position in this matchup. Neither team has their starting quarterback. Buffalo is down to its third-string QB.

And it's not like these were a couple of powerhouse, explosive offenses anyway. 

Buffalo ranks 70th in scoring. Miami ranks 100th in scoring. Both defenses rank in the top 60 in fewest points allowed. 

Buffalo trailed Northern Illinois, 14-13, at halftime last week. Final score: 14-13. There was no scoring during the second half. The Bulls rushed for just 39 yards on 27 carries. 

Miami of Ohio scored only 14 points against Kent State last week, none during the fourth quarter, in a 17-14 loss. Kent State ranks 92nd in scoring defense even counting that victory. 

Matchup Selection W/L
NCAA-F  |  Oct 21, 2017
Kentucky vs Mississippi State
OVER 54 -110
Play Type: Premium
We know Mississippi State can run the ball ranking 14th in the country at 261.7 yards per game on the ground. The Bulldogs were impressive in their last game, a 35-10 win against BYU. The Bulldogs put up 546 yards on the Cougars.  Kentucky has been a surprise in the SEC. The Wildcats also are off an impressive offensive display putting up 40 points on Missouri. That was a season-high for the Wildcats. I see both team's offenses staying strong in this matchup.  
SERVICE BIO

Sports gaming writer for Las Vegas Review-Journal 1984-1997. Professional handicapper since 1999. Author of three books - Las Vegas Sportsbeat, Sportsgaming Beat, Winning Fantasy Football. Taught sports betting at UNLV. Former co-host of the Sunday Night Stardust Line sports gaming radio show. Was part-time oddsmaker and analyst for Roxy Roxborough. Recognized NFL expert with 20 of 22 winning seasons.