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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NFL Media Handicapping Challenge: Week 11 Results

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Ladies & Gentlemen, Chris Vernon is on fire. Over the past two weeks he is 10-0. If you look a full month of picks (the last 4 weeks) he’s 17-3.  Just take a look at his record: For those Carolina & Detroit bettors, we suggest pointing blame at Vernon who inevitably doomed them by taking the other… Read more »

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Odds Show That The Blue Jays World Series Chances Are 141% Better After The Marlins Trade

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Thanks to Tuesday’s blockbuster trade, the Blue Jays are now proud owners of Josh Johnson, Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle.  The Marlins, on the other hand, will be filling those positions with Yunel Escobar, Henderson Alvarez, Adeiny Hechavarria and a boatload of additional salary space. This trade is getting crushed in the media, but just how… Read more »

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NFL Media Handicapping Challenge: Week 10 Results

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And here comes Chris Vernon. Just a few weeks back he sat at the middle of the pack at 12-16-2. He pitched a perfect game in week 10 and now he sits a top the leaderboard with Mike Wilkening, both at 28 wins apiece. The Maestro of Memphis has been on fire, going 16-4-0 over… Read more »

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Nothing But Favorites, Part Deux: Our SuperContest Week 10 Plays

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This is the week 10 installment of our foray into the LVH Supercontest using our own proprietary, predictive models. Each week we run all the games and play the best results — whether we like them or not.  This week really shows our dedication and willingness to wholeheartedly follow a model. So far on the season we are… Read more »

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Mike Brown Fired: The Odds on Who Will be the Next Lakers Head Coach

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Today, the Los Angeles Lakers fired head coach Mike Brown after a lackluster 1-4 start to the season. And, within hours, online sports book Sports Interaction has posted on odds on who will fill the job. The favorite? Well, the field is -303. But the individual favorite? Mike D’Antoni at +250. D’Antoni won the Coach… Read more »

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NFL: Updated Regular Season Win Totals

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After week 7, Ladbrokes posted updated regular season win totals for NFL teams. We bemoaned the fact that no US-facing book had done the same. Well, now one has. And it’s 5Dimes. Not surprisingly, Atlanta has the highest win total at 13 (over -135). The Texans are a game back at 12.5 (over +150) and… Read more »

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September: A Record Amount Bet On Football In Nevada

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Last week, favorites dominated the NFL card and, as a result, sports books got killed. But don’t feel too bad for them. It turns out they had a record-setting September. The Nevada Gaming Commission just released their monthly report detailing results at Nevada casinos and sports books. Combined, all sports books in Nevada made $43,500,000… Read more »

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