The Gambler’s NBA Power Rankings – All Star Edition

Biggest Riser: Dallas Mavericks ↑9

Biggest Faller: Sacramento Kings ↓12

Note: power rankings place value on teams based on win-loss record, schedule strength, and other traditional valuation methods, with the added factor of against the spread records.

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NBA Betting Picks: Magic at Trailblazers – 1/13/17

Game Analysis, and Betting Prediction

Orlando is the worst team in the league against the spread (16-22-2), the worst team against the spread off 1 days rest (7-16-2), and while they’ve been better on the road, they’ve lost their last 2 away from home by an average of 17.5 points…






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The Gambler’s NBA Power Rankings – 4th Edition

I knew the league was watered down, but damn, every time I update these rankings it gets worse… And worse… And worse. Last week, I likened the league to one of those free drinks you get at the casino. Understatement of the year. It’s more like an unfinished bottle of Perrier left on the counter for a couple of days. Yeah, there may a few bubbles here and there, but for the most part, it’s just overpriced water.






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Gambler’s NFL Power Rankings – Week 13

The Gambler’s Power Rankings focuses on a team’s record against the spread, but also factors win-loss records, team stats, and schedule strength, to help identify which teams should be favored, and by how much. Higher-ranked teams would be favored against lower-ranked teams, and the larger the gap, the larger the spread (not factoring location, injuries, etc).






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The Gambler’s NBA Power Rankings

The Gambler’s Power Rankings system is based on a team’s record against the spread, but also factors their win-loss record, statistical performance, and schedule strength (amongst other factors) to help you determine which teams to back, and which teams to fade.

*Records prior to games played 11/17






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Any Given Sunday

Gambler’s NFL Power Rankings – Week 11

While Week 10 only provided a few(ish) upsets, I can’t think of a more fitting description of the NFL than, “Any given Sunday…” any team can win on any given Sunday, and this is what makes the NFL so great. It’s also what makes betting on NFL games so difficult.

For this reason, I decided to come up with the Gambler’s Power Rankings which focuses on a team’s record against the spread, but also factors win-loss records, statistical performance, and schedule strength (amongst other factors) to help identify where the value lies.






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NFL Cover of the Week: Saints at 49ers

11/6/16: New Orleans Saints @ San Francisco 49ers – Game Analysis and Betting Prediction

New Orleans comes into this game allowing the 2nd most points per game at 30.7, and the worst team when it comes to points allowed? The 49ers, at 31.3 points per game. So, when the 3-4 Saints travel to Santa Clara to take on the 1-6 49ers, you can bet on one thing, it won’t be a defensive struggle.

So, take the over right?

Well, kind of…






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Knowing is Half the Battle

Now that there’s 8 weeks in the books, we have more than enough data to separate the real from the fake, and so here you have it; the Week 9 Gambler’s NFL Power Rankings…

*The Gambler’s Power Rankings focuses on a team’s record against the spread, but also factors win-loss records, statistical performance, and schedule strength (amongst other factors) to determine where all 32 NFL teams stand.






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When Thinking Before You Speak Isn’t Enough

The Gambler’s NBA Power Rankings 11/3/16

In the past, I’ve waited it out a few weeks – one at a minimum – before evaluating teams, and/or placing bets. This year, not so much. But, since I’m already committed, I might as well keep it going. So now that we’re a week deep, and I’ve already got my 1st strike, here’s the updated Gambler’s Power Rankings.

*The Gambler’s Power Rankings system is based on a team’s win-loss record, but also factors their record against the spread, statistical performance, and schedule strength (amongst other factors).






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