October, 2008

Pregame Blogs

Pregame Blogs
Videos are just the START of the conversation. Each show has a dedicated blog post with show notes, links, and pics. Plus, the host and guests continue the conversation in the comments section!

Rob Crowne

  • TWOSDAY - FREE PICKS, A TRUE STORY, AND A SONG

    Once upon a time, Cockey Hockey was walking past the ice rink, when all of sudden . . . a puck smacked him right in the puss. Immediately, Cockey Hockey ran to Goosey Loosey's house and proclaimed, "Goosey Loosey you must come quick! The pucks...
  • TOP 10 SIGNS THE ECONOMY IS IN TROUBLE

    10 SIGNS THE ECONOMY IS IN TROUBLE 1. Your bank has stopped giving away toasters, and is now selling them. 2. When you move, your house sells for less than your dining room set. 3. Your mortgage company is offering you free gifts if you will just make...
  • BEST OF BETS, WORST OF BETS

    It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." -- Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities I t was the best of bets, it was the worst of bets -- Rob Crowne, A Tale of Two Bets The Crowne Club lived through a shizophrenic weekend. After winning...
  • ROB CROWNE'S THURSDAY FREEBIE

    Tampa Bay -170 over Philadelphia (Shields over Myers) Last night I gave you a win with Philadelphia as pick. The professional sports handicapper has no team loyalty. My loyalty is to whichever team handicaps to win the game I'm handicapping. Tonight...
  • THAT'S WHY THEY CALL IT "GAMBLING" + FREE PICK

    We had some terrible luck. If you bought my package for the Monday game, you know I picked Denver, and most of the analysis was based on Jay Cutler vs. Matt Cassel at QB and the comparative strengths of the offensive line. We were completely correct about...
  • WINNING PROPS FOR MONDAY OCTOBER 24 NFL

    Here are the best props for the Monday, October 24 game between Denver and New England. As I said last week, proposition bets are the most profitable bets available for the small bettor. Unfortunately, you can't bet them big, but you can win an unusually...
  • MILLION STAR PLAY PLUS A BONUS

    As part of our continuing effort to teach you all the language of Tout Speak, here's another entry from Crowne's New World Dictionary of Tout Speak: "Million-Star Play" - adj. + adj. + n. phrase The tout started with a 1000-star play...
  • HERE COMES THE BREEDERS' CUP

    HERE COMES THE BREEDERS' CUP This year's Breeders' Cup will be run at Santa Anita Racetrack in California. Santa Anita will also host the Breeders' Cup next year, making it the first racetrack to get the coveted honor twice...
  • MORE ABOUT PROPOSITIONS

    Yesterday, in a post entitled "Sunday Night Propositions," I wrote: "Handicappable propositions are some of the most profitable bets one can make." As proof I gave you four of the best propositions for Sunday Night. The free props...
  • SUNDAY NIGHT PROPS

    Handicappable propositions are some of the most profitable bets one can make. The lines on proposition bets are set within general parameters for all teams, which gives the handicapper who calculates the specific odds for the teams in the matchup a huge...
  • HOCHULI RHYMES WITH DONAGHY & A FREE PICK

    Has anyone noticed that Hochuli rhymes with Donaghy? Based on the performance of Ed Hochuli and his crew in the last two games, it looks to me as if Hochuli could have more in common with Donaghy than just a rhyming name. New Orleans thouroughly dominated...
  • CHOOSING A LINE FOR THE VIKINGS/SAINTS

    In tonight's game between New Orleans and Minnesota the most common posted points line is New Orleans favored by 3 laying -120. There are some just plain 3 flats around, and a very few lines of 3 1/2 flat There is also a money line of -160. Normally...