The NFL Handbook – Week 3

I’ve analyzed the data for each of the 16 NFL games on tap in Week 3, and have compiled this handbook to help you identify which match-ups to target in your fantasy leagues, and the best plays should you find yourself in Vegas this weekend.

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The NFL Handbook – Week 2

I’ve analyzed the data for each of the 16 NFL games on tap in Week 2, and have compiled this handbook to help you identify which match-ups to target in your fantasy leagues, and the best plays should you find yourself in Vegas this weekend.

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How Vegas Will Help You Dominate Your Fantasy Football League

The 1st thing people tend to review when setting their weekly lineups are match-ups. Rightfully so. Starting a squad full of guys who are facing stifling defenses isn’t exactly increasing your odds of success. As a result, we look for defenses who struggle to stop the pass when selecting our QB, WRs, TE… You know the drill.

But unfortunately, for a lot of folks, that’s where it stops. Don’t be one of those folks.

Here are a few things you want to review before kickoff to ensure an optimal lineup…

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Gambler’s NFL Power Rankings – Preseason 2017

Power rankings are like celery. We think because it’s green it’s healthy. But in reality, it’s just low in calories and has little nutritional value.

So, I gave them value by adding the Pythagorean expectation for all 32 teams, as well as, their records against the spread in 2016…

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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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