Tony George

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Tony George

  • MLB First Half Stats to Consider

    MLB First Half Stats to Consider BY Tony George The first half of bases is in the books as the All Star Game in my hometown is underway. More than a few surprises in the first half as always, and some heated races innumerous divisions should...
  • 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...
  • The Big 12 Season Preview

    By Tony George A new horizon for the Big 12 Conference in the 2011 season, as the mighty Huskers have ventured north into the Big 10 conference taking out a major force to be recokned with in this conference and removing a huge obstacle for many...
  • Armageddon for Online Books and Poker is here

    By Tony George This is my opinion, not representation of the site it appears on. If the recent seizure of 3 of the biggest online poker sites was not enough to set you back in your seat and take notice, the US Feds have seized more domain names in...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Big 12 Hoops Power Ratings for Feb.14th

    Back in the saddle again after a 5 day break from all capping, BUT plenty of time to catch all Big 12 games of interest and make some small adjustments to my ratings of 2 weeks ago. Texas and Kansas continue to seperate themselves from the rest...
  • Legalize Gambling - Help Save America

    By Tony George Every year after the Super Bowl I get angry. I am not referring to the fact that football is over, but that does not help my demeanor either. The opening first two months of the first quarter of the new year always brings bad news from...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • NFL Power Ratings by Tony George

    The season is just past the halfway point and my Power rating systems are honed in, as evidenced by a 4-1 ATS week in the NFL last week. While power ratings are a guide against the Las Vegas line in terms of an overlay against the number, a myriad of...
  • The Big 12 Report - After the Carnage

    Kansas State..REALLY? By Tony George What a week in the Big 12 last week as numerous giants fell, and so did my bankroll because of it. College football this year is more of a flip flop from week to week than I have seen in quite some time, not...
  • The Big 12 Report - Battle Lines Drawn

    By Tony George The Big 12 now has 5 ranked teams in the Top 25, and the Nebraska Cornhuskers crawled back into the driver’s seat last week with a beat down of the Mizzou Tigers in Lincoln, where Roy Hulu Jr. ran wild and set a single game rushing...
  • Big 12 Weekly Report - Horn Hunting in Lincoln!

    By Tony George A KEY week in the Big 12 in terms of setting the stage for a season ending showdown, the last of it's kind for the Nebraska Cornhuskers as they move to the Big 10 next year. I honestly feel if NU can get over on Texas in Lincoln...
  • The Big 12 Report - Red River Showdown Week

    By Tony George The Big 12 Powers struggled last week, specifically Nebraska who scraped by at home against South Dakota State, Oklahoma getting all they wanted from a tough Cincy team on the road, and Texas was beaten badly in all aspects of the...
  • 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...
  • Big 12 Key Offensive and Defensive Players and Units

    By Tony George In my continued series on the Big 12, I thought I would break down the top players at positions headed into the 2010 season. There is talent galore in the Big 12, many players having national attention this season and I thought I would...
  • The 2010 Big 12 North Preseason Report

    By Tony George Well it has been a hell of an off season for the Big 12, soon to be the Big 12 minus 2. Rumors and speculation surrounded the Big 12 early in the Spring and came to a head with Colorado leaving for the PAC 10 and Nebraska bolting to...
  • From Expert to Specialist: Big 12 to Big 10

    By Tony George As the dominos continue to fall in the wake of Colorado leaving for the PAC 10, and Nebraska to the Big 10, both official moves now departing the Big 12, I have a dilemma. I have spent the better part of my career as a sports handicapper...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 ...
  • Big 12 Tourney Power Ratings and Notes

    By Tony George They are coming to Kansas City, and yours truly, who owned this conference again this year with over 60% winners for the 8th straight season will be at every game in Kansas City in person with a pass for this tourney! After dominating...