Super Bowl Bets

I’m starting to lock in some of my Super Bowls, so I figured it was a good time to start this thread. I always put my picks into the Action Network app for all sports, but figured the Super Bowl was worth a seperate blog post as well. So, happy hunting. Futures Bet Rams +210. Made this bet before the semifinals. This was a free bet max bet, so nothing lost if they lose. Total U10 1Q -170. Super Bowls tend to start slow, but 10 is a key number, so I took the juiced up number here. There are … Continue reading Super Bowl Bets

NFL Futures Check

We have just a couple of weeks to go in the regular season, so I am taking a look at my NFL Futures bets to see where i stand. Colts o8.5 wins hit. At 9-6 already. Broncos u10.5 hit. 8 losses already. Texans AFC South 14/1 is dead. Took this week 1 or 2, just in case that division turned out to be trash. And no, I can’t recall what the hell I was thinking. Chiefs SB 5/1 + ML Bonus: already in plus money. This was a $50 max bet, with $5 paid back for each regular season win. … Continue reading NFL Futures Check

This Weekend In Football Upsets

NCAA Football Conference Championship Upsets Alabama 41, Georgia 24, as 6.5-point dogs.Baylor 21, Oklahoma St 16, as 6-point dogs.Northern Illinois 41, Kent St. 23, as 4-point dogs.UTSA 49, WKU 41, as 3-point dogs.Louisiana 24, Appalachian St 16, as 2.5-point dogs. So, yeah, exactly half of the conference championships had an underdog winning outright. All five favorites that won also covered outright. The only box score fraud alert really of the week was UTSA winning with a 36-percent post game win expectancy. NFL Underdog Wins Lions 29, Vikings 27, as 7-point dogs. Steelers 20, Ravens 19, as 4-point dogs. Seahawks 30, … Continue reading This Weekend In Football Upsets

College Football Playoffs–The Power Rated Version (Championship Week edition)

With the conference championships upon us, I got my power ratings updated. This is not a look at resumes, or a debate over deserving, but a look at what the spreads would be in hypothetical matchups. First, the ratings. IAW CFP Top Rating 1 1 Georgia 100.0 2 7 Ohio St 94.5 3 3 Alabama 93.9 4 2 Michigan 89.0 5 6 Notre Dame 85.2 6 4 Cincinnati 85.0 7 5 Oklahoma St 84.5 8 14 Oklahoma 83.7 9 25 Texas A&M 83.6 10 NR Wisconsin 83.5 11 8 Ole Miss 82.9 12 15 Pittsburgh 82.8 13 17 Utah 82.8 … Continue reading College Football Playoffs–The Power Rated Version (Championship Week edition)

This Weekend In Football Upsets

NCAA Football Ranked Teams Losing #2 Ohio State lost at #5 Michigan, 42-27#10 Oklahoma lost at #7 Oklahoma St. 373-33#14 Wisconsin lost at Minnesota, 23-13#15 Texas A&M lost at LSU, 27-24.#22 UTSA lost at North Texas, 45-23 Rivalry weeks fails to disappoint in the big games. And the above doesn’t even include the bonkers Alabama/Auburn 4OT game. Next Week’s Ranked vs. Ranked #10 Oregon vs #17 Utah (Friday, 7 p.m.)#9 Baylor vs #5 Oklahoma St (11 a.m.)#1 Georgia vs. #3 Alabama (3 p.m.)#21 Houston vs. #4 Cincinnati (3 p.m.)#15 Pittsburgh vs. #16 Wake Forest (7 p.m.)#2 Michigan vs. #13 Iowa … Continue reading This Weekend In Football Upsets

This Weekend In Football Upsets

NCAA Football Ranked Teams Losing #3 Oregon lost to #23 Utah, 38-7. #7 Michigan State lost to #4 Ohio State, 56-7.#10 Wake Forest lost to Clemson, 48-27.#21 Arkansas lost to #2 Alabama, 42-35. Not much to see here this week. By rankings, Oregon and Wake Forest losing looks like upsets, but both were actually underdogs in their games. Utah was a three-point favorite over Oregon and Clemson was a four-point favorite against Wake Forest. The other two games were ranked vs. ranked. Speaking of… Next Week’s Ranked vs. Ranked #8 Ole Miss at #25 Miss St (Thursday, 6:30 p.m.#2 Ohio … Continue reading This Weekend In Football Upsets

This Weekend In Football Upsets

NCAA Football Ranked Teams Losing #13 Baylor 27, #8 Oklahoma 14#15 Ole Miss 29, #11 Texas A&M 19#12 Wake Forest 45, #16 NC State 42Miss St. 43, #17 Auburn 34#4 Ohio St 59, #19 Purdue 31 We had five ranked teams losing, but four of those were to other ranked teams. The only ranked team losing to an unranked team was Mississippi State knocking off Auburn as a 5.5-point underdog. Ole Miss and Baylor both won as underdogs in ranked vs. ranked matchups. Next Week’s Ranked vs. Ranked #7 Michigan St. at #4 Ohio State, 11 a.m. (Central time)#25 Arkansas … Continue reading This Weekend In Football Upsets

College Football Playoffs–The Power Rated Version

Now that we have the NCAA football playoff power rankings, version 2.0 out, I made some time to go update my preseason power ratings for the teams in the CFP Top 25. This is not a look at resumes, or a debate over deserving, but a look at what the spreads would be in hypothetical matchups. First, the ratings. IAW CFP Top Rating 1 1 Georgia 99.9 2 2 Alabama 96.3 3 4 Ohio St 95.5 4 6 Michigan 86.7 5 8 Oklahoma 86.7 6 10 Oklahoma St 85.6 7 11 Texas A&M 85.6 8 5 Cincinnati 85.0 9 NR … Continue reading College Football Playoffs–The Power Rated Version