Betting Preview for the Golden Globes (Seriously)

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You’ve been waiting all year for it and, finally, it’s here. Well, maybe not. Either way, the Golden Globes are tonight. And, to help with your Globes handicapping analysis, we’re going to make our selections for the winner of every major category. Remember, the Golden Globes are voted on by the members of the Hollywood… Read more »

NFL Media Handicapping Challenge: Wild Card Round Results

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  A clear cut leader has emerged! After the wild card round of the playoffs, Mike Wilkening has moved to the top of the leaderboard and is now the sole leader of the WagerMinds Handicapper Challenge. His 2-2 performance inched him slightly ahead of Chris Vernon and his 1-3 effort in the wild card round…. Read more »

NFL Media Handicapping Challenge: Week 17 Results

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As we head into the playoffs the dogfight between ProFootballWeekly’s Mike Wilkening and ESPN Radio’s Chris Vernon continues. After both of our co-leaders had 2-3 weeks, they are sitting deadlocked atop the WagerMinds Handicapping Challenge Leaderboard at 46 wins. Right now Mike Wilkening owns the tiebreaker with one extra tie and one fewer loss. It… Read more »

No, Sports Books Did Not Get Killed During the NFL Season

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It happens every season. One Sunday, favorites will dominate the card. And, like clockwork, media reports will surface detailing how sports books “got killed” while gamblers cashed winner after winner. But here’s the deal: Nevada sports books haven’t had a losing football season, ever. Period. The worst year Nevada books had handling football bets was… Read more »

Hail Mary: Our SuperContest Week 17 Plays

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We’ve built a model that we run against all games and lines in the Hilton SuperContest and play them regardless of how much we like/dislike them each week. Last week we went 3-2 placing us at 42 points with a 42-38 record (52.5% win record). We are now drawing dead, but giving it one final… Read more »

NFL Media Handicapping Challenge: Week 16 Results

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With one week left to go all eyes are focuses squarely on two contestants,  ProFootballWeekly’s Mike Wilkening and ESPN Radio’s Chris Vernon. The dynamic duo have been battling all season and are atop the leaderboard with 44 wins a piece thanks to Wilkening’s 4-1 performance this week. The tiebreak right now belongs to Mike Wilkening as… Read more »

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