Take The Points–Sep. 11, 2020

Bruce and Lucas on the show today. 0:00–Intro, community calendar, national holidays. 14:50–AFC Division winners 25:40–NFC Division winners 37:00–Award Winners 44:00–Playoff picks 49:00–Week 1 Best Best NFL Division Winners Weez Bruce Jamey Lucas AFC West Chiefs Chiefs Chiefs Chiefs AFC North Ravens Ravens Steelers Steelers AFC South Colts Texans Colts Texans AFC East Patriots Bills Patriots Bills Wildcard Steelers Steelers Ravens Ravens Wildcard Titans Dolphins Titans Colts Wildcard Bills Browns Bills Raiders NFC West Seahawks Seahawks Seahawks 49ers NFC North Lions Lions Vikings Vikings NFC South Saints Saints Saints Saints NFC East Cowboys Cowboys Cowboys Cowboys Wildcards Bucs Falcons Packers … Continue reading Take The Points–Sep. 11, 2020

Take The Points–Sep. 4, 2020

Show Notes This week’s show was just Bruce and I again, covering golf, NFC win totals and the Labor Day weekend Kentucky Derby. 0:00–Intro, community calendar, national holidays 16:38–BMW Championship recap and Tour Championship preview My bets for the weekend: Webb Simpson 9/1, Collin Morikawa 22/1. 27:35–NFL Win Totals NFC East Weez Bruce Cowboys 9.5 Over Over Eagles 9.5 Under Under Giants 6.5 Under Over Redskins 5.5 Under Under NFC West 49ers 10.5 Under Under Seahawks 9.5 Under Over Rams 8.5 Under Under Cardinals 7 Over Over NFC North Vikings 9 Under Under Packers 9 Under Under Bears 8.5 Under … Continue reading Take The Points–Sep. 4, 2020

Take The Points In Review: MLB Over/Unders

Back in April, the Take The Points crew gave out our eight favorite baseball season win total bets of the year each. So on the final day of the regular season, it was time to go back and see how we did. Overall, we did pretty well, with everyone winning at least four of the eight, and two of us going 7-1. Weez Arizona O75.5 Win Atlanta O86.5 Win Baltimore U59.5 Win Houston O96.5 Win Philadelphia O89.5 Loss San Francisco O73.5 Win Tampa Bay O84.5 Win Toronto U74.5 Win (7-1) Lucas Atlanta U86.5 Loss Chi Cubs U88.5 Win Houston O96.5 … Continue reading Take The Points In Review: MLB Over/Unders

Take The Points 8-15-19

Time for the weekly edition of Take The Points on Wabash Catch TV, airing Friday mornings on Wabash and live on Youtube. On the show this week were Bruce, Jamey, Lucas and Weez. This week’s show:0:00–Intro/Community Events/National Holidays15:55–Local sports gambling options coming online, including the new sportsbook at the Tropicana Evansville. 25:30–SEC season win total over/unders39:30–Big 10 season win totals52:40–MLB talk SEC Over/Under Picks SEC East Bruce Jamey Weez Lucas Vanderbilt 4.5 Under Under Under Under Kentucky 6.5 Over Under Under Under Tennessee 6.5 Over Over Over Over South Carolina 5.5 Over Over Under Over Missouri 8.5 Under Under Over … Continue reading Take The Points 8-15-19

SEC Season Spread Projections

With the preseason power ratings out of the way, time to move on to looking at schedules and spreads. Going conference for conference, it only make sense to start with the SEC. This table includes each team’s power rating, the opponent’s power rating, a home-field advantage figure and then the predicted spread for each game based on all of the above. The spread record is not an actual win-loss guess. It just counts games favored as a win and games as an underdog as a loss. There are much more intricate percentage chance of wins formulas that spit out more … Continue reading SEC Season Spread Projections