Lifelong Laker fan @JCNorth_ with his thoughts on Kobe (1978-2020)
Next year, I’m betting every game.
We have the picks below, but no analysis this week. Contact me directly if you need smoldering hot takes.
I can’t say I have a lot of feedback from last week. Despite two of my three best bets not coming through, my home underdogs and short home favorites came through pretty well last week. However, my gun-to-my-head picks again finished better than my bets (4-1 vs. 6-5, respectively).
Things are unbalanced when my gun-to-my-head picks have a significantly better percentage than my actual season record. Not great, guys.
Like I always say, you can’t win ‘em all. Or, for the sake of staying on-brand of my 2018-19 gambling season, I should probably start saying “can’t lose ‘em all.”
Last week was fascinating. With many of the major public plays hitting all at once, we watched the sportsbooks get demolished at a rate not normally seen from week to week. Four of the top five most-bet games covered (Dallas, New England, NYJ and Kansas City, respectively. In addition to that, four other teams who grabbed >55% of the bets cashed. Combine that with the number of parlays associated with those teams and I wouldn’t be surprised if some bookies had to clean out their offices Monday morning.
Last week started off with a lot of promise and ended with a couple of prime-duds as home favorites Dallas and San Francisco not only
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We got crushed again last week, with a late, multi-unit bet on the New England Patriots for my lungs saving an otherwise lost cause. Road teams continue to work my wallet like a speedbag, going 9-4-1 last week for an overall record of 64-38-2 ATS (61.5%) this season.