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  • Blog Post: Updated Big 12 Power Ratings - Oct. 23 Weekend

    Wow, what a BAD weekend for the Big 12 North powers Nebraska, who fell at home to Texas Tech, laying 11 points (Your Forum and podcast free play here last week), Kansas falling to hapless Colorado on the road, and Missouri getting smacked at Okie State, blowing it in the fourth qurater again, just like...
  • Blog Post: September MLB Power Ratings

    By Tony George Penneant races are heating up, and teams are bringing their A game every night, as well as some teams that are not so good and out of the playoff races, not throwing in the towel yet either This is also the time of year that opportunity knocks for sharp players to make large profits...
  • Blog Post: NBA Playoffs Round 1 Futures

    By Tony George As I look over round 1 of the playoffs, I like to find an underdog and a Favorite to place a small wager on. As you all know I am NOT a huge fan of exotic wagers, and am a flat betting type guy across the board, however a small $100 wager for some fun and or a long shot to hit is always...
  • Blog Post: November Big 12 Power Ratings

    By Tony George The Big 12 has provided some major upsets, tough to figure lines, and hard to figure out teams so far in 2009. The race in the South is clearly all Texas, although the north division is up for grabs and Bill Snyder has silenced all critics with the K State Wilddcats currently in the...
  • Blog Post: MLB Betting 101 for the 2009 Season

    By Tony George <P> The 2009 spring training games in MLB are well underway, and while March madness is in the air, it has not gone unnoticed by myself the scores rolling across the bottom of the screen on ESPN of the baseball games currently ongoing as the regular season draws near. In 2008, my...
  • Blog Post: NCAA / NIT Tourney Primer

    By Tony George THE SUPER BOWL OF BETTING IS HERE . Bear in mind with March Madness already showing that underdogs rule this time of year and nothing comes easy, it is good food for thought in the NIT and NCAA Tourneys. MANAGE YOUR EXPECTATIONS . I went 63% overall in the Big Dance last year. I...
  • Blog Post: The Big 12 Hoops Report - Power Ratings

    By Tony George I am off the races again in Big 12 Hoops action, and also the Mo Valley as my two specialty conferences, but I am finding huge success cherry picking the Books in the Big 12. Some teams are overrated and some teams underrated and we are getting close to mid season conference scenario...
  • Blog Post: Big 12 Power Ratings February 22

    By Tony George Kansas and Texas both lost week but remain at the top, and Texas AM and Nebraska are very dangerous right now, especially at home. Texas and KU BOTH looking to get back on track this week. Kansas on Big Monday on ESPN just destroyed Okie State, who as stated in the past is not...
  • Blog Post: Do you buy Hype or Winners?

    By Tony George Recently I read some forums posts around the internet that had me doing some self examination. I have thought about it more than once over a 19 year span of being a Professional Capper, or a full time sports handicapper, term it as you must. Do I sell hype, or do I sell sports picks...
  • Blog Post: NBA Primer - Get off to a profitable start

    By Tony George Another NBA season is set to start, seems like the last season just got over! I love capping the NBA, year in and year out one of my strongest sports. If any season other than MLB is a marathon, it is the NBA. My low volume approach is one I have adopted over the years for good reason...
  • Blog Post: Football Wagering 101- What to Avoid

    By Tony George As football approaches next week in full swing, I am getting emails from past clients of my own service asking me about certian handicappers, what level of club they should join at Score to compliment my subscription, and all kinds of crazy notions of parley odds they want and ect....
  • Blog Post: October Big 12 Power Ratings

    By Tony George www.pregamepros.com There has been enough football under our belt in this conference to weigh out my power ratings. I use these as overlays against the spread. Much like many novice cappers do with the Sargin ratings in USA Today against the Las Vegas Line. It is not broken down...
  • Blog Post: NFL Super Bowl proves parity remains present

    Big Ben hoists his second Lombardi thropy as a starting QB in the Big Game By Tony George What a Super Bowl it was this past weekend. As I cashed in my Top Premium Play on the Cards, taking me to 15-3 ATS in Super Bowl Sides in my now 18 year career as a capper, I was more caught up in the game...
  • Blog Post: HOW SWEET IT IS - THE FINAL 16

    By Tony George Here we go gents. After all the heart attacks, cussing in public bars, and violent tossing of remote controls, and throwing up of excess beer and chicken wings after Thursday through Sunday games in March Madness, it boils down to the Sweet 16. Yes, many improbable results and teams...
  • Blog Post: IS KANSAS CITY FOR REAL? ANSWER ME!

    Is Kansas City for Real? By Tony George As a hometown boy, I have followed the Chiefs all year both as a fan and a professional handicapper. After last year’s assistant coach acquisitions, I thought they could break the 6 win barrier based on schedule alone, but a 10-6 record and a division title shocked...
  • Blog Post: Thie Big 12 North Preview

    The Big 12 North Season Preview By Tony George The balance has shifted in the North from the old days of Nebraska and then everyone else, to the rise of Kansas State in late 90's and then a myriad of teams rising and falling like Colorado. The power the past few years has centered on the border...
  • Blog Post: Big 12 Report / Updated Power Ratings

    By Tony George Last week was interesting week for the Big 12. Kansas dominated Mizzou in the border war on Big Monday on ESPN, winning by 18 points as the nation’s longest home court winning streak is extended to 54 games. We found out Mizzou has NO rebounding and trail the Big 12 in rebounding on the...
  • Blog Post: Western Conference NBA Playoff Power Ratings

    By Tony George The Playoffs are here!! Many teams wrap up the regular season in the next few days, and of course that makes for some dangerous betting and unpredictable results. I skew the numbers from the last week and next few days as many games are meaningless with teams that matter in the post...
  • Blog Post: My Pregame Visit to Vegas

    By Tony George I was in Las Vegas last week and had the opportunity to visit the Pregame offices and spend some quality time with RJ Bell and Marco DeAngelo last Friday. It was not my first trip here by any means, but my most memorable one. How far this operation has advanced and refined itself is...
  • Blog Post: Interdivisonal Opportunities in the NFL

    By Tony George Interdivisional contests offer great value to professional handicappers for a number of reasons. The most obvious being the fact that the handicapper can analyze the first meeting for insights into potential personnel mismatches on the field the second time around. However, after...
  • Blog Post: Week 1 NFL Thoughts and Takes

    By Tony George Week one of the NFL regular season is upon us and I have some stats and numbers to consider this week. REMEMBER Week 1 is sometimes not what it seems on paper, and there is MUCH PARITY in the NFL. The starters have not played basically in 2 weeks in anything meaningful, and there is always...
  • Blog Post: Why bet baseball? It is simplicity

    By Tony George Each year I write something that pertains to this subject. Let me preface by saying that baseball is my least favorite spectator sport as a fan of the game, straight up or with action on it. I am a huge College Football fan, being from Nebraska I have no choice, as well as NFL...
  • Blog Post: 2009 Football Season Outlook and Challenges

    By Tony George As football season fast approaches, I have made it my mission this to repeat my 2003 season prowess where I won the Ultimate Handicapping Challenge with a 69% ATS NFL record, and finished the College season at 68% ATS... I finished 1st and 2nd respectfully in those 2 sports. While...
  • Blog Post: The "Importance Factor" to Teams on Monday Night Football

    By Tony George I was aksed numerous times last year and many times this year about how my prowess on Monday Night Football, which is well documneted, is at such a high win rate. I am not bragging on this, just simply stating a fact. I am 5-0 this season, went 11-5 last season and my winning percentage...
  • Blog Post: 2010 MLB Season Primer

    By Tony George It seems like a month or two ago we finished off another winning season in MLB and a killer 11-4 post season, and now the new season is here and kicking off April 4th. Ther are a few things that temper my excitiement, because I love capping baseball, so I will lay out my startegy for...