NFL Media Handicapping Challenge: Conference Round Results

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After 20 weeks and 95 picks , we have a tie on our hands in the first-ever WagerMinds NFL Media Handicapping Challenge. Just like the Harbaugh brothers, the fate of  both ProFootballWeekly‘s Mike Wilkening and ESPN Radio‘s Chris Vernon will be decided on February 3rd. Both contestants are tied with 50 wins a piece, but Wilkening owns… Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Finishing Strong: Our SuperContest Week 16 Plays

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Last week was a tough one as our model simply had too much love for a few teams (Bucs, Pats) with great ATS records all year. Each week we play our machines results (whether we like them or not) and last week, we openly stated that we sure didn’t — and we went 1-4. This… Read more »

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NFL Media Handicapping Challenge: Week 15 Results

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The 2012 Media Handicapping contest is  turning into a two man race for the title. ESPN Radio’s Chris Vernon leads the contest with 42 wins and is still shadowed closely by Pro Football Weekly’s Mike Wilkening 40 wins. Third place (held by Rob L:ongley) is now a full 4 games back from the lead. Unless… Read more »

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NFL Media Handicapping Challenge: Week 14 Results

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After a tough week 13, there was no where for our contestants to go than up. And up they went. In week 14 our media contestants went 35-21 for a 62.5% win rate. Five of our media members went 4-1, the most of any week to date. Those leading the way in week 13 with… Read more »

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NFL Media Handicapping Challenge: Week 13 Results

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Ouch. Week 13 was a week to forget for our crack staff of media contestants. Overall our participants won just 32% of their plays. First place Chris Vernon turned in a 0-5 card, allowing Mike Wilkening to tie thanks to a 2-3 week. Drew Collins led all contestants for a second straight week going 3-1-1… Read more »

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Back In The Hunt: Our SuperContest Week 13 Plays

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Heading into this NFL season, we put together a proprietary NFL model that would help us make picks against the spread each week for the LVH Superconetst. Each week we run all the games and play the best results — whether we like them or not.  Over the past 5 weeks, the model has been on fire,… Read more »

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NFL Media Handicapping Challenge: Week 12 Results

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Coming into week 12 Chris Vernon was on fire with a 17-3 record.  In week 12 Vernon selected 5 favorites who went 2-3 ATS. The performance was enough to keep him atop the leaderboard, thanks to  1-2-2 and 0-5-0 performances from  Mike Wilkening (2nd place) and Todd Fuhrman (3rd place) . This also allowed Rob Longley to take control of 3rd… Read more »

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