Feist Facts | Sitting at home this past weekend were the Patriots, Broncos, Seahawks and Panthers. Gaining the bye is an advantage for NFL football teams to not only rest injured players, but have two weeks to put together a game plan.
V.I.P. On the Mark | The remarkable rally by the Indianapolis Colts, down 38-10 to Kansas City early in the third quarter, brought back memories of what has been called “The Comeback.”
Bert Cirincione, the pride of Green Valley Ranch, is this season’s champion of the Bookies Battle, sponsored by GamingToday and Pregame.com. Cirincione, who will be featured in next week’s GT issue, finished with a 145-111 regular season record.
I'm Just Sayin' | The Chicago Bears just signed Jay Cutler to a $126 million contract. Word is he’s a better teammate and will flourish under head coach Marc Trestman. I don’t think it will happen, because he is what he is. You can’t teach an old quarterback new tricks.
V.I.P. Pigskin Picks | Three of the four NFL football wild card games were won by the road team with the Saints getting a last second field goal to win, 26-24, at the Eagles and the 49ers breaking a 20-20 tie with the game winning field goal at the Packers.
View View | This was the rundown on Monday night’s national championship game between Florida State and Auburn along with a look-ahead at this week’s NFL divisional round contests.
V.I.P. Iskoe’s NFL Football Averages and Rankings lists wins and losses straight up and against the point spread and Over/Under results. Analysis also includes yardage, turnovers and home/road scoring averages for the current 2013-2014 season through Sunday night’s game.
NFL betting odds to win NFC and AFC Conferences future odds for betting and wagering are provided by LVH SuperBook. Check your local sports book for the latest odds. NFL future odds are updated weekly.
In NFL football wild-card round history, results have been wacky and often unpredictable. The unexpected outcomes have been in games when a team has a record that’s more than three games better than its foes. Keep that in mind for 49ers-Packers.
Barely 12 hours after the NFL’s regular season ended, five head coaches were unemployed. Redskins' Mike Shanahan, Lions' Jim Schwartz, Vikings' Leslie Frazier, Bucs' Greg Schiano and Browns' Rob Chudzinski were fired.
Doc's Sports Journal | Doc’s finished up the college football season with an overall record of 21-23-1 and in two weeks of picking games in the NFL we have stumbled out to a 2-4 mark in our weekly selections for GamingToday.
Wiseguy Report | I did a national radio spot last week with a well-known host, who brought up three strategies as the “sharp Las Vegas method.” None of them work. In fact, none have worked in years. My goal here is to poke holes in that outdated info.
The Sharp Approach | The Dolphins were 6-point favorites most of the week, then got bet up as high as -8 on game day. No team had a better chance than the Dolphins to nab that sixth seed in the AFC playoffs.
Vegas Sports Books | So many great storylines this weekend, we’ll pick the Bengals for starters. Cincinnati hasn’t won a playoff game since 1990. They are 6½-point home favorites over the Chargers.
Getting Rich with Saber | I want to thank my cousin Bruce Saber in Pittsburgh for giving me the play on the Steelers, which extended my NFL amazing win streak. Time for a look at the rest of the college bowl games starting this Wednesday.
Vegas View | Winning at sports betting is hard. The most common estimate is that only 3% of sports bettors profit over the long term. The fact is, customers respond more strongly to 73% in the last 2 weeks than 55% in the last year.
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