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  • Blog Post: College Football Cheat Sheet (11/12)

    By Marc Lawrence And then there were six. Undefeated college football teams that is, all of who are in action this week. And as you might expect, all heavily favored to remain unbeaten. Here are the teams currently ranked in the Top 25 of the current USA Today/Coaches Poll. Listed below as stats...
  • Blog Post: FACT OR FICTION...NBA 2nd Half Season Betting Systems

    By Marc Lawrence With the College Bowl games now in the rear view mirror and a new Super Bowl champion about to be crowned, our focus shifts to the NBA where teams are now engaged in the 2nd half the season. With that, let's check your handicapping prowess as we take a look at a handful of...
  • Blog Post: END OF THE LINE...A Decade of College Football Streaks

    By Marc Lawrence With the 2009-10 College Football season having drawn to a conclusion, it marks the end of an initial decade of results from the new millennium. With that, I queried our powerful database, looking for teams that have outperformed others in the spread wars. What I found was most interesting...
  • Blog Post: College Football Cheat Sheet (10/29)

    By Marc Lawrence It's Halloween weekend and with it the potential of upsets galore on the College Football card. Which teams will be tricking and which teams will be treating? Answers to these questions follow below. Here are the teams currently ranked in the Top 25 of the current USA Today...
  • Blog Post: College Football Cheat Sheet 10/17/09

    By Marc Lawrence Let's examine some of the top factors and handicapping trends on teams in the USA TODAY Coaches' Top 25 Poll on this week's college football card in games versus lined opponents. Note: No. 6 Boise State played and won, 28-21, at Tulsa on Wednesday. Top 25 ranking in (parenthesis...
  • Blog Post: HOME AND AWAY DICHOTOMIES...Know Where Your Team Performs Best

    By Marc Lawrence With the 2009-10 College Hoops regular season entering the month before the Big Dance, it's important to get a pulse on how teams are performing both at home and on the road this campaign. While there is no certainty that teams will continue to either over-or-under achieve...
  • Blog Post: BEHIND THE 8-BALL

    By Marc Lawrence Game 8 of the College Football season is often a crossroads for most teams. Those who have won more games than they have lost are entertaining thoughts of securing a bowl bid. Those who are reeling and going down for the count are disappointed and their actions on the field confirm...
  • Blog Post: NBA AT THE BREAK…

    The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Team Trends By Marc Lawrence Some say the NBA is simply an acronym for ‘Nothing But Aggravation’. Others insist it’s merely a ‘Nice Bankroll Additive’. Whatever your take, there is no better time than the present – with the NBA...
  • Blog Post: College Football Cheat Sheet (11/09)

    By Marc Lawrence Along with the Breeder's Cup it's an action packed weekend in college football as the jockeying continues for positioning in the major polls. Here are the teams currently ranked in the Top 25 of the current USA Today/Coaches Poll. Listed below as stats, fact and trends...
  • Blog Post: NBA AT THE BREAK... The Best and Worst Team Trends

    By Marc Lawrence Some say the NBA is simply an acronym for Nothing But Aggravation. Others contend it's merely a Nice Bankroll Additive. Whatever your take, there is no better time than the present - with the NBA taking a time out for the All-Star break - to examine the condition of each team...
  • Blog Post: NBA AT THE BREAK... Teams and Trends to Ponder

    By Marc Lawrence Some say the NBA is simply an acronym for Nothing But Aggravation. Others contend it's merely a Nice Bankroll Additive. Whatever your take, there is no better time than the present - with Pro Basketball taking a time out for the All-Star break - to examine the condition of each...
  • Blog Post: FOUR ON THE FLOOR By Marc Lawrence

    Our powerful database tells us that Game Four is a critical turning point for most College Football teams, especially if they�re playing off their first loss of the season. From a handicapping perspective, the venue goes a long way in determining Game Four ATS results as well. Check out the situations...
  • Blog Post: College Football Cheat Sheet

    Six 10-0 undefeated college football teams dot the card as the race to the BCS title game continues. In addition a pair of one-loss teams look to stay in the mix on the pre-Thanksgiving week slate of games. Here is a look at the teams currently ranked in the Top 25 of the current USA Today/Coaches...
  • Blog Post: College Football Cheat Sheet (11/27)

    The noose gets tighter and tighter for the six undefeated teams this Thanksgiving week. Four of then take on winning opponents that will be looking to exact revenge from losses last year. How many of the half-dozen will remain perfect? Stay tuned. Here is a look at the teams currently ranked in the...
  • Blog Post: LOOK OUT BELOW

    When teams on a win streak reach the final game of the regular season, it's frequently with a sigh of satisfaction. Contentment, though, often turns to bitter disappointment when they enter the season finale off a straight-up underdog win. Consider - since 1980 college conference teams off back-to...
  • Blog Post: FOUR ON THE FLOOR

    By Marc Lawrence   Our powerful database tells us that Game Four is a critical turning point for most College Football teams, especially if they're playing off their first loss of the season. From a handicapping perspective, the venue goes a long way in determining Game Four ATS results as well...
  • Blog Post: NBA 2011 Championship Round Betting Edges...

    By Marc Lawrence With the Dallas Mavericks and the Miami Heat set to meet in the 2011 NBA Finals, let's look at four solid Championship Round betting theories outlined below from our powerful database. (Note: all results are ATS since 1991 unless noted otherwise.) HOME ON THE ROAD Life...
  • Blog Post: EIGHT DAYS ‘O WEAK...2011 NBA ATS Playoff Update

    By Marc Lawrence If you enjoy betting the games and you are weak of heart, the 2011 NBA playoffs have been a torment of major proportions. Charting results from the first eight days of action this playoff season, from Saturday April 16 through Saturday April 23, the results have been confounding...
  • Blog Post: College Football Cheat Sheet 10/10/09

    By Marc Lawrence Let's examine some of the top factors and handicapping trends on teams in the USA TODAY Coaches' Top 25 Poll on this week's college football card in games versus lined opponents. Top 25 ranking in (parenthesis). All results are ATS - Against The Spread - unless noted otherwise...
  • Blog Post: RUSTY HOME DOGS

    Too Much Rest Makes Rust By Marc Lawrence Generally speaking, the first rule most good handicappers look to apply is seeking out live dogs that have a realistic shot at winning the game. That's because three things can happen when you bet on an underdog - and two of them are good. There...
  • Blog Post: EARLY RESPITES By Marc Lawrence

    In the majority of cases, rest is considered advantageous for most college football teams, especially late in the season. An extra blow not only helps heal tired bodies but also gives coaches a chance to better study an opponent�s game film in greater detail. However, rested teams during the opening...
  • Blog Post: SAYONARA By Marc Lawrence

    The last game of the season can be meaningful for college football teams, especially to those carrying the added weight of being the No. 1 team in the AP preseason poll. In addition to the respect these teams earn early on in the season, they are also admired by the betting public and the oddsmakers...
  • Blog Post: College Football Cheat Sheet for 10/24

    By Marc Lawrence The BCS Polls are out and with it the controversy begins. Who is the best team in the land? Will a non-BCS team crash the party and earn of BCS bowl bid? Answers to these questions and more follow as the 2nd half of the season unfolds. Meanwhile, let's examine teams currently...
  • Blog Post: PUTTIN' ON THE STATS By Marc Lawrence

    With Halloween now in the rear view mirror, it's on to the best time of the College Football season - the month of November! That's because the combination of stats and angles combine to bring us the best winning edges of the year. Our �Puttin' On The Stats' theory is a dandy, and...