CFB RETURNING STARTER ANGLE WEEK 4
Many years ago I received a newsletter from Mike Lee, a sports
handicapper who just recently passed away in the past few years. I’m not sure
if he came up with this Returning starter angle or if he was just passing it
along but it has really been a nice addition to my own personal handicapping
arsenal. He had said in his newsletter that the previous year the angle had hit
above 70%. I was skeptical but I started following the angle and the next two
years it achieved the 70%+ mark again. In recent years the angle has not been
as strong but still profitable.
The Returning Starter angle is as follows: Play On: Any team
returning five or more net starters against their opponent. I use Marc
Lawrence’s Playbook Yearbook for returning starter information. Go down the
list and compare each team’s returning starters. An example from the 1st
week would be Mississippi State vs Memphis. Mississippi State has 15 starters returning
for Head Coach Dan Mullen while Memphis returns only 9 starters for Head Coach
Larry Porter. That’s a difference a 6 returning starters in favor of
Mississippi State. Mississippi State won the game easily by a score of 59-14 in
the Thursday night opener.
Let’s take a look at this week’s returning starter angle and see
if it can produce us another winning week. Keep in mind several other factors
should go into your handicapping methods, so be sure to use this as an addition
to your overall handicapping formula. We’ll put returning starters in
Week 1 Results only 2-6 ATS and Week 2 were 6-5 ATS and Week 3 3-5
ATS. We’ll keep a running total for the season.
Not too good so far.
Central Florida(11) vs BYU (19) Play On: BYU
Toledo (18) vs Syracuse (12) Play On: Toledo
SMU (18) vs Memphis (9) Play On: SMU
Army (11) vs Ball State (16) Play On: Ball State
San Diego State (12) vs Michigan (17) Play On: Michigan
Vanderbilt (19) vs South Carolina (13) Play On: Vanderbilt
Rice (18) vs Baylor (13) Play On: Rice
Florida Atlantic (12) vs Auburn (6) Play On: Florida Atlantic
Louisiana Monroe (19) vs Iowa (10) Play On: Louisiana Monroe
Hope this helps you find some extra winners this week! Keep in
mind the Rocketman has won 13 of 15 years overall in football in his history
and 14 out of 15 years in all sports combined in his history as a Sports
Analyst! Be sure to get on board this week with us! I have my TOP RATED 5* CFB
Game of the Month going on Saturday! I
will have at least a couple NFL plays on Sunday! I have hit 67% this year in the NFL! Don’t miss out!