All posts by Donald Phillips
JULY 3RD, 2012
2012 Miami Dolphins Odds and Preview
The Miami Dolphins have fallen into the ranks of rudderless teams. They'll enter this season with yet another head coach, former Green Bay assistant Joe Philbin, after four seasons under Coach Sparano. Which followed one season under Cam Cameron, and two seasons under Nick Saban. How is a team supposed to put something good together with such a lack of stabi.....
JUNE 29TH, 2012
2012 Buffalo Bills Odds & Preview
2012 Buffalo Bills Preview Now that the Detroit Lions have made the playoffs, the Buffalo Bills are the owners of the longest current playoff drought in the NFL, at 12 seasons. Buffalo teased its faithful fanbase last year with early success, but again faltered during the second half of the season. This year the Bills have just about everybody back, and t.....
NOVEMBER 1ST, 2011
College Football Week 9 Betting Review
Two more unbeatens bit the dust in week 9 college football betting action, leaving us with six perfect teams. And two of those hook up in a huge game this Saturday. Here's a quick look back at what happened over this past college football weekend, and what it might mean for this week. Four teams ranked in the USA Today's top 25 went down to defeat at the .....
OCTOBER 11TH, 2011
NFL Week 5 Betting Review
At some point you'd think the waterfall of points in the NFL this season would wane. After a record-setting opening two weeks, you'd think scoring would trend back towards normal, right? Apparently, not yet. Thanks in part to a beautiful October Sunday of weather across the NFL landscape games averaged 50 points over the week 5 weekend, helping the NFL.....
OCTOBER 10TH, 2011
College Football Betting Review Week 6
If you've been having trouble handicapping the big games in college football this season, here's a quick tip; in games matching two ranked teams, look at their rankings and take the team with the lower number. That simple system has worked well this season, and provided a winning set of selections this past weekend. Three games matched two teams ranked in.....
OCTOBER 5TH, 2011
California at Oregon Thursday Night Football Pick
After losing their season opener the Oregon Ducks look to continue their climb back toward BCS bowl contention when they host the Cal Bears for a PAC-12 battle Thursday night at Autzen Stadium (9 pm Eastern, ESPN). Oregon opened this season by losing to LSU 40-27 at Cowboys Stadium. The Ducks then took out some frustration on Nevada, beating the Wolf Pack.....
OCTOBER 3RD, 2011
College Football Week 5 Betting Review
If you think the NFL has been full of high-scoring games this season, well, the pros didn't have anything on the college game over the weekend. And OVER bettors cashed in. Twelve college games were lined with over/unders in the 60s during week 5 action over the weekend, and nine of those games played OVER their numbers. Texas Tech and Kansas combined to s.....
SEPTEMBER 27TH, 2011
NFL Week 3 By The Numbers
NFL Week 3 By the Numbers NFL home dogs had another good day on Sunday, and are proving they've got some bite this season. And after two weeks of points galore NFL games trended back toward normal in week 3, as scoring was tempered Home underdogs won four of eight games straight-up during week 3 action, and went 5-2-1 vs. the pointspreads. The Buffalo .....
SEPTEMBER 26TH, 2011
College Football Week 4 Review
Ranked teams bounced back to have a winning week 4 in college football, as far as those who backed them financially were concerned. And one of the simpler methods of handicapping big games proved profitable, too, as upsets were hard to find among the top 25. Teams ranked in the USA Today's Top 25 went 13-0 straight-up vs. unranked teams over the weekend, .....
SEPTEMBER 23RD, 2011
PAC-12 Preview: USC at Arizona State Pick
Because of probation USC cannot win the PAC-12 championship this season. But the Trojans will certainly have something to say about who does. Arizona State is a prime candidate to take advantage of the Trojans' ineligibility. Playing in the PAC-12's South Division the Sun Devils are shooting for a berth in the first PAC-12 championship game. So it's on.....