Podcast results through Sat, Feb 22:
Dave Essler......8-3 best bets + 10-11 likes (18-14)
AJ Hoffman.......7-4 best bets + 22-14 likes (30-19)
Sleepy...............7-11 best bets + 8-2 likes (15-13)
Dan Rivera........0-2 best bets + 3-1 likes (3-3)
Brad.................6-3 best bets + 9-9 likes (15-12) We'll miss ya buddy. Hope to see you back in action down the road.
Fri, Feb 21 - Sun, Feb 23 - click here to listen on Soundcloud.
loser n WINNER - Essler LIKE Under New Orleans/Portland -- Sleepy LIKE New Orleans (currently at -5.5)
WINNER - Sleepy BEST BET Dallas Mavs -3.5 at Orlando
WINNER- West Virginia at TCU - Essler BEST BET under 127
WINNER n WINNER n WINNER Florida at Kentucky - Sleepy LIKE and Essler LIKE and Dan Rivera LIKE on Kentucky to win big.
loser McKenzie BEST BET Phila 76ers +3 in the first quarter vs. Milwaukee Bucks
WINNER Oregon at Arizona - Sleepy LIKE on Oregon at +3.5 or better.
WINNER n WINNER Houston at Utah - Sleepy LIKE Houston (and moneyline if they're a short dog) -- Essler LIKE under
WINNER Dallas -3.5 vs. Orlando - Sleepy BEST BET Dallas
Tue, Feb 18 - Thur, Feb 20 - click here to listen on Soundcloud.
loser Creighton at Marquette - AJ, Sleepy and Essler LIKE over 155 The curse of the "triple like" strikes again.
WINNER n WINNER Arkansas at Florida - AJ and Essler LIKE Florida -4 (this closed at -7.5 and was still a winner) / Sleepy UNDER 138
PUSH Purdue at Wisconsin - AJ said buy price to -5. It opened at 4 and except for two brief dips during the day down to -3.5, most players got -4.
loser Michigan at Rutgers (open -2.5 / 134) Essler LIKE Rutgers
WINNER n WINNER Tulsa at Houston (open -10 / 130) Essler LIKE Under 130 and LIKE Tulsa TT Under 59.5
loser Furman at E Tenn State (open 138, now down to 136.5) Sleepy BEST BET on UNDER down to 135.5
WINNER Ohio State at Iowa (proj -2 / 128) Essler BEST BET Iowa. (editorial note: I couldn't disagree with this pick more. Iowa is dreadful outside of Garza. They were handed a gift against Minny and had been awful before that. I hate this team. Wouldn't bet either side here.
Fri, March 14 - Sun, March 16 - listen here on Soundcloud. There are a couple plays here which, based on the handicap presented, left me unconvinced. Could be my own bias too. Take a listen and vet these picks. Quick listen at just over 30 minutes. Well worth it.
loser / WINNER IPFW at North Dakota St -12.5 / 138.5) Dan LIKE North Dakota State and the over 84-70. Final score 80-70
loser Davidson at St. Bonaventure - Sleepy BEST BET under 133.5
WINNER Tulsa at South Florida (proj -1 /121) AJ BEST BET Tulsa +1 (buy price down to -3)
WINNER / WINNER Miss State at Arkansas (proj. -4 / 140) AJ LIKE Miss State and LIKE over ("up to 145")
push West Virginia at Baylor (proj -6 / 128) Dan "strong lean" on Baylor 68-56 final score. Essler LIKE under. closing line 130
loser / loser Notre Dame at Duke (proj -13.5 / 149) Essler LIKE first half on Notre Dame. Full game on Duke. AJ LIKE Notre Dame.
WINNER VCU at Richmond (proj 'one possession') Essler BEST BET Richmond "probably -2"
WINNER Arizona at Stanford (no projection) Essler LIKE under.
loser Iowa at Minnesota (no projection) Essler LIKE Minnesota
WINNER 3x Utah at Oregon (proj -11 / 138) Dan LIKE Oregon 78-63. Essler LIKE Oregon. Sleepy LIKE Oregon.
loser Denver at Neb-Omaha (proj -4 / 157) Dan Rivera BEST BET on the OVER "up to 160")
WINNER Hitman bonus XFL pick - monitor the status of LA QB Josh Johnson. Landry Jones returning for Dallas. If Johnson doesn't play, play Dallas "all the way up to -5.5". If Johnson does play, take the OVER.
Tues, March 11 - Thur March 13 - click here to listen on Soundcloud. 31 minutes of non-stop capping. Great stuff.
loser / WINNER Penn State at Purdue (proj -4.5) Dave Essler LIKE first half under. Sleepy LIKE Penn State
loser Rhode Island at Dayton (proj -9.5) Essler LIKE under
loser Creighton at Seton Hall (proj -6) Essler LIKE Seton Hall. Dan Rivera BEST BET Seton Hall
loser Alabama at Auburn (proj -5') Essler BEST BET Auburn
loser Kansas at West Virginia (proj +1 / 131) AJ LIKE West Virginia +1
loser Marquette at Villanova (-4 / 148) Essler LIKE over
WINNER BYU at Loyola Marymount (proj +12) AJ BEST BET BYU -12
WINNER Colorado at Oregon (proj -3 / 139) Essler and Sleepy LIKE Oregon. Sleepy says "up to -6.5".
loser Wichita at UCF (proj -3) Sleepy BEST BET "up to -6.5"
Saturday Feb 8
loser AJ BEST BET Princeton (buy price -6) / WINNER AJ LIKE Auburn over / loser Essler BEST BET Auburn -3
loser AJ and Brad LIKE --- LIKE Michigan State -1 / WINNER Brad BEST BET North Carolina +10 (buy price +8) / WINNER AJ LIKE Gonzaga / WINNER Mackenzie BEST BET NBA MIL -9 (buy price -11)
Sunday Feb 9
WINNER Sleepy BEST BET Houston -7.5 / WINNER Brad and AJ double LIKE Marquette -2.5