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Why they call it gambling: Justin Houston & the Last Crusade

Monday, October 2, 2017 11:36 PM

The Record: NFLbets in 2015-16

Thursday, February 25, 2016 12:47 AM

Sexy babe with NFL betting winningsWith the 2015 NFL season now well behind us, NFLbets takes stock of our performance this year.

(OK, so in reality, any football bettor worth his/her salt will naturally undertake such assessment throughout every season – gotta stay on top of the bankroll.)

Unfortunately, NFLbets only began publication during week 7, right around the time this bettor hit his personal nadir for 2015; sort of showing you the personal information at my favored online sportsbook, there’s no way to prove my prowess during weeks 1 through 6. Therefore, an ugly 6-10 mark in weeks 7 and 9 stay on the public record and drag down our results.

The lesson (relearned): Decide early, bet late

Monday, December 7, 2015 3:39 AM

NFL betting in a large Las Vegas-based sportsbook“I meant to do that.” – Pee Wee Herman

A perfect four-team teaser bet recommended by NFLbets for Sunday’s games was ruined when the New England Patriots allowed the Philadelphia Eagles to score in various ways that didn’t require the services/interference of Sam Bradford – not to mention testing out the good ol’ (literally) dropkick on the kickoff just in case the Pats draw the 1925 Pottsville Maroons in the AFC playoffs this year.

Week 8, Miami at New England: Be bullish on Patriots

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 3:04 AM

The bad news for 97% of the NFL’s fan bases: The 2015 season reboot of the 2007 New England Patriots is upon you, and right now the unapologetic steamroller appears unstoppable – well, the Green Bay Packers may have a shot – on the path to a fifth Super Bowl win.

So forget in advance the damage the Patriots will do to your team during the regular season or playoffs; let’s get pragmatic about things to consider the options at the sportsbook. Taking a look at Miami Dolphins at the New England Patriots, then…