Archive for September, 2011

Some folks don’t even like LOOKING at ugly underdogs, never mind finding the courage to take the points. But don’t hold your nose and pass on every ugly looking team on the board, because that’s why the point spread was invented. Too many bettors play favorites. I recall one bettor telling me his rule was […]

September 27th, 2011 | Posted in College Football, NFL Predictions | No Comments

There’s a reason they play the games. Teams don’t always play the way stats and power rankings suggest they are supposed to. That’s often evident early in the pro and college football seasons because some teams are very different from year to year. In Week 1 of the NFL season, the Bears, Bengals, Bills, Lions […]

September 27th, 2011 | Posted in College Football | No Comments

Who needs the preseason? Scoring is through the roof in the National Football League and through two weeks of the year seasoned quarterback play and horrendous defense have been front-and-center. With the lack of a traditional offseason and with a truncated training camp the thought was that teams would be a little sluggish out of […]

September 25th, 2011 | Posted in NFL Predictions | No Comments

This NFL season may be headed into Week 3, but that doesn’t mean we can’t continue to search out value in the NFL futures betting market. There have been a few early surprises this season, such as the Buffalo Bills and Washington Redskins, and some early disappointments, like the Kansas City Chiefs. The trick now […]

September 25th, 2011 | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments

Every week world champion handicapper Michael Blake will offer his college football analysis on 10-20 games.  This is a great opportunity for everyone to look at specific games that he has targeted for you.  These games can be considered ‘free picks’ if you like.  All you have to do is look at spread at the […]

September 22nd, 2011 | Posted in College Football | No Comments

College and pro football offer a variety of great match-ups every weekend. A good handicapper, though, doesn’t just look at individual and team match-ups. There are other factors surrounding a game that can be equally important to identifying a winning spread cover, such as scheduling and road travel. For instance, both Iowa and Iowa State […]

September 19th, 2011 | Posted in College Basketball Betting Articles | No Comments

Every week world champion handicapper Michael Blake will offer his college football analysis on 10-20 games.  This is a great opportunity for everyone to look at specific games that he has targeted for you.  These games can be considered ‘free picks’ if you like.  All you have to do is look at spread at the […]

September 16th, 2011 | Posted in College Football | No Comments

Every week world champion handicapper Michael Blake will offer his college football analysis on 12-20 games.  This is a great opportunity for everyone to look at specific games that he has targeted for you.  These games can be considered ‘free picks’ if you like.  All you have to do is look at spread at the […]

September 15th, 2011 | Posted in College Football | No Comments

Every week world champion handicapper Michael Blake will offer his college football analysis on 10-20 games.  This is a great opportunity for everyone to look at specific games that he has targeted for you.  These games can be considered ‘free picks’ if you like.  All you have to do is look at spread at the […]

September 9th, 2011 | Posted in College Football | No Comments

College Football Week 2 – Thursday 9/8 and Friday 9/9 Arizona at Oklahoma St (-14) Arizona had high expectations last year and hit the skids at the end of the year losing their last 5 games.  HC Mike Stoops is on the hot seat after last year’s collapse.  10 starters return including potential 1st round […]

September 8th, 2011 | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments