• Sat
    Jun 19
  • 12:30 am
    BKN
    MIL
    -120
    100
  • 12:00 am
    NYI
    TBL
    125
    -147
  • Fri
    Jun 18
  • 2:00 am
    LAC
    UTA
    100
    -120
  • 12:00 am
    MTL
    VGK
    140
    -167
  • Thu
    Jun 17
  • FINAL
    NYI
    TBL
    118
    -139
  • Wed
    Jun 16
  • FINAL
    PHI
    ATL
    -278
    230
  • Tue
    Jun 15
  • FINAL
    BKN
    MIL
    125
    -149
  • Mon
    Jun 14
  • FINAL
    VGK
    MTL
    -250
    200
  • FINAL
    ATL
    PHI
    120
    -145
  • Sun
    Jun 13
  • FINAL
    DEN
    PHX
    105
    -130
  • FINAL
    TBL
    NYI
    -189
    155
  • FINAL
    MIL
    BKN
    110
    -135
  • Fri
    Jun 11
  • FINAL
    DEN
    PHX
    -130
    105
  • FINAL
    ATL
    PHI
    100
    -120
  • Thu
    Jun 10
  • FINAL
    UTA
    LAC
    -149
    125
  • FINAL
    VGK
    COL
    -114
    -103
  • Wed
    Jun 9
  • FINAL
    PHX
    DEN
    -278
    210
  • FINAL
    NYI
    BOS
    118
    -139
  • Tue
    Jun 8
  • FINAL
    UTA
    LAC
    -175
    145
  • FINAL
    COL
    VGK
    -145
    120
  • FINAL
    PHI
    ATL
    -179
    148

NFL Week 9 Review

November 10, 2020

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In what is easily the most odd year for the NFL in memory, and probably in history, we have seen things begin to normalize over the past few weeks. With that normalization has come better results and returns for us.

I am convinced there were simply so many random outcomes early in the season, it was truly difficult to impossible to get a leg up. Or perhaps I was just very bad to start the season. Either way our ship has seen smoother sailing of late, and we had another solid week this week. Let’s review:

✅ Win – Vikings -4
The Lions were simply understaffed on offense and their defense has been too leaky to truly give the offense a chance. The Vikings were never in any danger of blowing the cover in the second half nad rolled to a 34-20 win and cover. The Lions had no answer for Dalvin Cook. 

✅ Win – Ravens -2
The Colts schedule exposed them a bit, and on top of the Ravens defense being the dominant force in this game, they also got us home with our prop of Philip Rivers predictably throwing an interception. The Colts offense was indeed overmatched and the 24-10 final and cover for the Ravens tells the full story on that. 

✅ Win – Chiefs/Panthers over 52.5
This was such a fun game and the NFL is simply a better league when Christian McCaffrey is on the field. The 33-31 final gave us exactly what we hoped for in this fun offensive battle. Mahomes and McCaffrey did their normal things and we won both gambling and watching. 

❌ Loss – Texans -6.5
We got double back doored in this one. The Texans lead by eight with a minute and a half left. This is when Jake Luton (who played much much better than expected) scored a rushing touchdown, and set up a two point conversion to tie the game. After the touchdown, we needed the Jags to get the two points to tie the game, keeping a cover in play. Alas, it did not happen and it put a dagger in our perfect day. 

The 3-1 week brings us to 20-23 on the season. Our prop plays also fared very well, going 5-2. That brings us to 19-20 on the prop season. Check back next week as we get back to profitability on the season.

 

TJ
TJ Calkins
TJ Calkins was raised in a gambling loving household. He knew how to handicap horse races and follow line movements well before his tenth birthday. While sports betting remained a passion into adulthood, poker and Daily Fantasy Sports also became passions and remain as such today.