So how did famous handicapper Jimmy “The Greek” Snyder -- who posted a point spread of New York Jets +17 vs Baltimore Colts in Super Bowl III -- get screwed so badly?
“Number one,” Snyder explained to media a few days after Joe Namath’s guarantee made good, “football is a game of emotions....
“Number two, the Jets did not play a good game against the Colts ... In fact, they played lousy. But the Colts did not hit on their passes ... Earl Morrall missed when he should have had a 14-0 lead in the first quarter and at least a 21-7 lead by halftime...”
Colts beat Jets 3-2.5. The Jets and Colts delivered the worst games of the NFL season minutes apart in Week 18. Houston gives up the No. 1 overall pick in the 2023 NFL Draft.
Patriots beat the Colts 26-3 last weekend. The Colts' Shaquille Leonard was a step ahead of the Patriots' offensive players. Bill Belichick confirms that Jets linebacker C.J. Mosley called out the offense a week earlier.
Sometimes the greatest joys in betting come from watching teams fail.
Jets beat Bengals last week. They are 10.5-point underdogs against Colts on Thursday Night Football. Jets vs. Colts is on November 4. Free picks and predictions are available for Jets and Colts.