2017 NFL Week 4 Picks

Big Plays (3-3-1 YTD) none this week Other Plays (5-1 YTD) Arizona -6.5/-7 vs. San Francisco [MP Line: ARI -10.2] NY Jets +3/+3.5 vs. Jacksonville [MP Line: NYJ +0.5] Philadelphia +1.5 at LA Chargers [MP Line: PHI -2.1] Break-Even or Better (unofficial leans) (1.5-2-0.5 YTD) Green Bay -7 vs. Chicago [MP Line: GB -9.4] LA…

2017 NFL Wildcard Picks

  Rufus sends his greetings from Havana. He also sends our take on the weekend via text message (apparently not all communists countries are good with computers)… Finished off a dismal NFL regular season with our best week of the season (by a mile), going 5-1 on our official plays, and losing our one lean…

Projecting the Playoff Conversation (Week 9)

A quick look at our latest end-of-season projections (focusing on our “In The Conversation” metric). The aim, as always, is to project the teams we’ll be discussing as we head into the conference championships. The field held steady this week, with the same 11 teams making up the potential playoff pool. Alabama, Michigan and Clemson are…

Sayonara, CFB picks

Lots of questions the last few days so want to give you an update. Looks like we’re getting out of the pick-posting business for college games. Just decided midweek after line moves complicated our lives. There were hard line moves in our direction on FIU, Central Michigan, Idaho and Alabama after we finally posted our…

NFL Week 15 Picks

Week 14 Recap: Our week got off to a bad start when Chicago (+4) was steamrolled by Dallas on Thursday. I don’t know what’s going on with Chicago, but they should not be playing this badly. We rebounded in the early time slot on Sunday, with Carolina (+10) dominating New Orleans, winning 41-10. Our lone Big Play, Kansas…

NCAA Week 13/NFL Week 12 Early Lines

Here are our lines for the Wednesday and Thursday games: Wednesday Buffalo -9.1 vs. Kent State Toledo -12.5 vs. Bowling Green Thursday Kansas State -1.0 at West Virginia Duke -8.5 vs. North Carolina Arkansas State -6.5 at Texas State NFL: Kansas City -10.0 at Oakland Picks: No “official” picks for any of the games, but…

Week-16 Picks

Last week we went 6-2, making our YTD 45-40-2 (52.9%).  We also had another solid week with regard to the market, with our picks beating the closing line by an average of 1.25 points.  For the season, our picks have beaten the closing line by an average of 0.83 points per game, a very encouraging…