60 Results for year: 2016
NFL Week 3 Handicapping and Analyzing Stats
Week 3 was another winner for the underdogs players and sports books, as 'Dogs went 10-6 ATS. In fact, favorites won the game straight up in just 8 of the 16 games. Home underdogs were strong again going 4-1 ATS, and for the season, home 'Dogs are 11-3-1 ATS.
Close Calls and Point Spread Plays of the Week
Some close calls with line moves impacted betting results, and I had a top play and bet on the Jaguars and won taking 2.5 and also buying it ...
Evaluating Early Season Line Moves and Adjustments and Applying a Contrary Approach
Every week the college football handicapper looks at the card and makes adjustments to power ratings and opinions on teams. As we dig through the stats, box scores, misleading info and results along with injury information, we anticipate and adjust to the games ahead. Coaching, schemes and scheduling are factored into the upcoming match-ups and the situations of momentum or letdown are factored in.
NFL Week 2 Handicapping and Analyzing Stats
Week 2 saw more underdogs deliver, with home 'Dogs taking the biggest bites. The Vikings and Rams won outright as home 'Dogs while the Browns lost but covered, making it a 3-0 ATS week for home underdogs. Home underdogs are now 7-2-1 ATS this season. For calculations, I rated the Texans as a slight favorite as they were favored until early game day before the Chiefs took the money with Kansas City closing a 1-point road favorite.
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10-0 Week 2 was a historic week in NFL Handicapping for @FairwayJay
Week 2 of the NFL season invariably brings back great memories, as I’m reminded by clients and ‘Fairway Followers’ about my good fortune in week 2 of the 2009 season. At that time I was a regular guest on a weekly radio show in Las Vegas providing insight and analysis, and heard nationwide on SiriusXM Radio and 50 top Arbitron markets for NFL handicapping and betting discussion.
That particular week, I ...
Handicapping and Analyzing Stats – NFL Inside the Numbers Week 1
Throughout the NFL season, I go inside the numbers and review weekly box scores, stats, game recaps and more after watching many of the NFL games. For over a decade, I have kept a proprietary database of statistical information and utilized relevant rushing numbers, statistical guidelines and situations to better assist me in sports investing and providing point spread winners. Week 2 provides great opportunities as often ...
NFL Week 1 Kicks off with Monday Night Doubleheader
A pair of Monday night match-ups features the road teams getting favoritism. The Steelers travel to Washington to face the Redskins out East in Inter-conference action, while the relocated Los Angeles Rams travel to northern California for a division dual against the San Francisco 49ers. The Monday Night doubleheader follows a wild opening week in which close games dominated the NFL action and underdogs rewarded their betting backers overall ...
NFL Season Begins with More Super Bowl Contenders
In my recent article at Off Shore Gaming Association, I analyze 5 top contenders to consider for Super Bowl 51 (LI). Review the full article and read up on the Green Bay Packers, Arizona Cardinals, Pittsburgh Steelers, Minnesota Vikings and Jacksonville Jaguars. I've provided the insight and analysis on the Vikings below, and we'll watch with interest to see if the defense dominates opening week at Tennessee and how veteran Shaun Hill fares ...
Colorado Buffalo's Stampede In-State Rival Rams, 44-7 - Analysis of a Winning Wager
We kicked off the college football season in style when members kicked back and watched Colorado (-8) route their in-state rival Colorado State, 44-7 for a Top Play winner. The Buffaloe's stampede never stopped as Colorado rolled up 525 yards offense while holding the Rams to 225 yards. The Buffs actually slowed the tempo in the second half after unveiling their new, fast-paced offense to build a 31-0 halftime ...