NFL Media Handicapping Challenge: Week 8 Results

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For the third week in a row, we’ve got a new set of leaders atop the WagerMinds 2012 Handicapping Contest. Last week, Rob Longley and Todd Fuhrman were co-leading the pack with 19 wins a piece. Fuhrman scored a solid 4-1-0 week but was outdone by Pr Football Weekly’s Mike Wilkening who turned in a perfect performance…. Read more »

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Four Favs & A Dog: Our SuperContest Week 8 Plays

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  Each week we use our NFL predictive model to help pick and choose games against the spread for the LVH SuperContest. Each week 5 games must be chosen against the spread as we compete against 745 other teams to see who’s the best NFL bettor. Each week we take the model’s most confident play (measured by a 5 brain scale)… Read more »

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Ladbroke’s NFL Regular Season Win Totals as of Week 7

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Ladbroke’s, one of the leading UK bookmakers, offers continually updated regular season win totals for all NFL teams. Sadly, we can’t find any US-facing books that offer updated lines. But they should take note and start offering these sorts of bets. But back to the current regular season win total odds. Not surprisingly, the Texans… Read more »

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NFL Media Handicapping Challenge: Week 7 Results

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We officially have a  multi-team battle for first place as Rob Longley, our northern neighbor from the Toronto Sun, has reclaimed the lead. Longley recorded a 5-0 week, bumping his win percentage up to 57.58% for the year. He took the lead from Don Best’s Todd Fuhrman who hit just 1 of 5 picks this… Read more »

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Down & Nearly Out: Our SuperContest Week 7 Plays

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Well, it just so happens that last week wasn’t the best week for our model to select all favorites for our LVH SuperContest plays. In case you don’t know this routine by now, we built a model that we blindly follow — in hopes of winning the LVH SuperContest. Well, seeing that favorites went 2-12… Read more »

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NFL Media Handicapping Challenge: Week 6 Results

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Last week, we admit that we were too caught up in the battle between Pro Football Weekly’s Mike Wilkening against the UFC’s announcer-of-all-trades Jon Anik. We completely overlooked the other media member tied for second — the former bookmaker (and heavy favorite,) Todd Fuhrman. A flawless 5-0 week was had by Fuhrman, helping him jump to a… Read more »

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Broncos vs. Chargers: A Preview For Bettors

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Back in May Cantor released the early line for tonight’s Chargers-Broncos game at San Diego -2.5. Last’s week’s look-ahead line matched the two-and-a-half point spread and earlier this week the game opened at that mark.   Steady as can be, right?  Well, since opening, the line has been extremely temperamental to say the least. After the… Read more »

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Nothing But Favorites: Our SuperContest Week 6 Plays

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This is the week 6 edition of Team WagerMinds journey in the LVH Supercontest, the largest NFL betting contest. Using our own proprietary, predictive models, we compile an enormous amount of data, clean it up and feed it into our super computer. Then we trust and rely on the results, whether we like them or not. This week, we… Read more »

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NFL Media Handicapping Challenge: Week 5 Results

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After a strong showing last week (69.09% win rate), we saw a week 5 regression as our media mavens hit at a 42.37% win rate. With that being said, 7 of our 12 contestants are .500 or better on the season. So there’s that. In a stunning turnaround last week’s co-leader from the north, Rob… Read more »

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