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Posted Sunday, September 01, 2013 03:18 PM

Taking Ohio U and the points!!

Louisville is pretty tough but no way OU is that bad. Good coach, QB and RB!!  Points are a gift!!


Posted Tuesday, August 07, 2012 09:35 PM

Going with Ohlendorf!

Small Bet...Padres at home vs Rookie. Ohle got whupped his last time out but has a good record at home.  

Hoping for damage control with Minnesota taking a poop.




Posted Tuesday, August 07, 2012 02:52 PM

Twins a Gift at -104?

Hot Twins are playing hapless Indians. Total pitching mis match with the hot Dedino vs Kluber who has ERA in double figures over the last 3 games....

Gotta jump on this!!!


Posted Sunday, August 05, 2012 12:22 PM

Giants/Lincecum

Best deal I can see on the board is Lincecum and the Giants over the hapless Rockies. Bodog has it at -152. Made some decent money betting against Colorado, just have to hope Timmy doesn't have a meltdown...!!



Posted Saturday, May 19, 2012 04:36 PM

Wow! WNBA is back

Glad to see the same cappers here again!! You guys really helped me last year in the run up to Football!! 

I have been able to at least survive in Baseball this year. Usually I get blown out right from the GitGo!! 

Can't wait to start my WNBA investments...Wasn't sure when it started!!


Posted Thursday, April 26, 2012 11:09 AM

Hit with Nats Yesterday! Reds Today!!

Nats and Zimmerman gave me an easy one yesterday!!

I think I am about 5-2 recently!!

Today is kind of tough. Tigers and Tribe look like obvious picks but the odds suck and they both have different issues I don't like!

Cinci Reds (-125)
Reds HOT after winning 5 of last 6
Bailey looked great last outing! 1 run in 7 innings!
Vogelsong decent but not overwhelming
Both teams hit Righties really well
Giants have 5.09 ERA in last 5 games!!
Reds ranked by TR at 10
Giants ranked by TR at 25



Posted Wednesday, April 25, 2012 06:22 PM

Nats Tonight w/Zim!!

Lost with the Giants yesterday. Who would've guessed Cain would have taken that big of poop vs the light hitting Reds.

Washington
Zimmerman has a 1.29 ERA
Wieland has 5.73 ERA
Wieland did pitch very well in his last start

Nats TR Rank is 9
San D Rank is 25

Nats are 5-2 Away
San D is 4-8 Home

Both Teams hitting under 200 in last 5 games!!



Posted Monday, April 23, 2012 01:13 PM

Going with the Cards! 6-1 last couple of Days!

I hope I finally beat the damn posting jinx!! I would do well until I posted my picks then everything would tank!!

2-0 Yesterday. 6-1 on this last run!!

Real tough today!! None of the matchups work very well for me. Teams that have a killer Rank advantage are starting crappy pitchers, etc!

Only 1 Bet:

St. Louis Cards (-108) over Cubbies
- Cards TR rank is #3 while Cubbies is #29 (Next to Last)
- Garcia righted his ship! Only 1 run in 7 innings in last start!
- Garza started the year well but got trashed for 6 runs last outing
- Cards have a sweet 7-3 record on the road!
- Cubs a miserable 3-7 at home
- Cards Pen has an .098 ERA in last 3 games
- Cubs Pen has 4.94 ERA in last 3 games
- Cubs lost 7 out of last 8



Posted Sunday, April 22, 2012 12:21 PM

2 for 3 Yesterday! Cards/Rays Today!!

Halliday took a big poop vs a crappy Padre team or I could have had a sweep!!

Today I am going to do a Parlay on Cards/Rays!!

Quick Notes.....

Tampa
-  Liriano is sporting an 11.91 ERA for the lowly Twinkies! 
-  Rays also ranked 10 points higher than Minnesota.
-  Niemann doing OK at 4.50.
-  TB also 4-1 at Home.
-  TB won last 3 out of 4
-  Morneau questionable after fouling ball off foot!!

Cardinals
- Lohse has been lights out with 0.89 ERA
- Bedard a bit scary with a sweet 2.65 ERA
- Cards ranked #4 by TR. Pitt ranked at #21
- Cards Pen has 1.47 ERA over last 5
- Cards doing well on Road with 6-3 record
- Pitt heating up. Won last 3 out 4



Posted Saturday, April 21, 2012 12:10 PM

2-0 Yesterday. Nats/LAD/Philly today!!

I didn't post yesterday which led to a 2-0 record. Trying to break this posting jinx!!

Here's what I'm looking at Today..May have to parlay since odds are not that favorable...

Washington - Strasburg (1.42) pitching at home vs a good pitcher in Anibel Sanchez (2.92)! Miami blows on the road so far this season! Nats ranked 4 spots higher in the various polls. Miami does hit Righties better than the Nats but Strasburg at home is to good of a deal to pass up.

LA Dodgers - Huge Starting Pitching advantage! Kershaw going up against Weiland and his 8.44 ERA!! Houston ranked higher in TR poll but that's joke!!

Philly - They have been underachieving but Halliday is the starter vs possibly the worst team in baseball in San Dog. Luebke a decent pitcher with 3.71 ERA.

ND Spring Game plus Dinner w/Manhattans later.

Have a prosperous Saturday!! 


Posted Friday, April 20, 2012 12:31 PM

Yankee/Sox Comparisons

Yankees Advantages:
Nova 2-0 (4.15 ERA)
Bucholz 9.82 ERA
TR Rank: Yanks 15/Sox 19
Overall Record: Yanks 7-6/Sox 4-8
Pen over last 3: Yanks 1.28 vs Sox 4.26
Yanks hit Righties better  .317 vs .248 (Last 5)

Red Sox Advantages:
Nova ERA over 4.0
Bucholz good pitcher that has been pitching bad
Big Home Field Advantage w/Fenway Anniversary

Normally I would be all over Pinstripers but the Fenway Anniversary will make me stay away....


Posted Wednesday, April 18, 2012 12:50 PM

Nats and Yanks!!

My posting Hex is still solid. Took my first loss in days yesterday since I posted my pics!! LAD part of the parlay held up with the +1.5 but AZ took a poop on my tally!!

Taking Nats (Zimmerman)  and the Yanks (Kuroda) in the parlay today!

Nats are rated 14 points better in TR polls than lowly Houston
Yanks are rated 18 points better than the Twinkies

Zimmerman is 1-0 1.29
Kuroda did 8 shutout innings last time out
Both Teams at Home!!




Posted Tuesday, April 17, 2012 04:32 PM

Been Rolling so here goes!!

Been on a roll by using a combo of Team Rankings, Pitching Comparisons, etc so here goes...

Parlay
Dodgers +1.5 (Billingsley)     Rank Advantage (21)
Arizona (Kennedy)               Rank Advantage  (12)

Both teams have nice advantage in Starting Pitchers and have nice gaps in the Rankings.

Overall LA (9-1)
AZ (7-3) 4-0 at home

Karstens also pitching well for Pit though. Could be an issue


Posted Friday, December 09, 2011 06:16 PM

Best Shot for Tonight!

Hit last night with UConn.

Not much out there tonight. Iowa State seems to be the fave of my Board of Governors on Covers and RX.

Iowa State -9 (Bodog)

Lets put a rally together!!


Posted Friday, October 21, 2011 07:32 PM

Hangin with the Big Dogs! Rutgers!

Overwhelming majority of cappers that matter seem to be on Rutgers.

I will jump on the bandwagon of course!

Rutgers -1 (Bodog)


Posted Thursday, October 06, 2011 06:19 PM

MTSU -11

Consenus of RX/Covers Primo Cappers seem to be with MTSU tonight!

MTSU -11 Bodog

Yankees also super popular but I'm to afraid I will put the hoodoo on 'em!!


Posted Sunday, October 02, 2011 08:22 PM

Living the Dream!!

Don't see any kind of consensus for Balt/Jets. Think Ravens win but I don't want to give the points.

Nice consensus on Atlanta with Creep, Bantam, Badlands and Tind!

Got in late so Bodog gypped me for 1/2 pt

Atlanta +6.5 (Bodog)


Posted Friday, September 30, 2011 06:26 PM

Utah State +8

Went off the beaten path last night and went with South Florida even though there was no consensus of the capping elite. Bad Move!!

Going with the flow again tonight which has worked really well dating back to preseason games!!

Utah State +8 (Bodog)


Posted Thursday, September 29, 2011 06:05 PM

Saw both Pitt and South Fla play ND!

I was at the Typhoon Bowl in South Bend and watched Pitt on the Tube.

Bulls have great QB and didn't make any mistakes!

USF -3 (Bodog)


Posted Saturday, September 24, 2011 10:52 AM

Morning Investments!!

Jumping in with Big East, Boom, Freak, Kasper, Oddsmaker, etc on the GA TECH bet!

GA TECH -7 (Bodog) Medium

Fun bet on a ML Parlay with ND, Ga Tech, Georgia

Bet 30 to make 40!!


Posted Tuesday, September 20, 2011 06:12 PM

Stars +8

I don't usually go against me mates but that seems like too many points to give San Antonio

Stars +8 Small (Bodog)


Posted Sunday, September 18, 2011 08:13 PM

Sunday Night Foots!!

Just completed a Sunday Sweep.

Hit my morning 3 team moneyline parlay

and hit 2 of my 3 picks with the last coming on MNF!

Going with Philly tonight along with Badlands, Orange, Purdue, etc!!

Philly - 3 Bodog


Posted Thursday, September 15, 2011 11:24 PM

Nice LSU Win!!

Consenus in Bodog and RX were split. Had to go with instinct and won!

Also it never hurts to be on the same side as Big East!!

NCAA Record 4-3 and 3-2 on Parlays.

Luckily the Wins were big bets and Losses were smaller bets!!


Posted Monday, September 12, 2011 05:53 PM

Board of Trustees Bets for MNF!

Then most trusted of Covers cappers with some RX types thrown in are big on the Pats!!

Over is also getting hit pretty hard for that contest.

Denver is getting more support on the late game but the gap is not as big as Pats/Phins!!

Taking Pats -8 Bodog Medium Bet

Ended up ahead yesterday after a horrible start!!




Posted Sunday, September 11, 2011 12:53 PM

Todays Consensus NFL Bets!!

Trying to take the pulse of the better cappers on RX and Covers.

Here is what are the "Hot" Bets

Overwhelming Faves
San Diego
Washington
Tennessee
St. Louis

Medium Faves
Detroit
St. Louis
Atlanta




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