• Posts Tagged ‘bets’

    A Fool and His Money in Week 4

    by  • September 28, 2008 • Best Bets • 0 Comments

    Move over Kevin Garnett, we have a new No. 1 on Chadam’s “Most Hated Athlete for Gambling Purposes” list: Brett Favre. Let me explain. I made a much larger wager than I should have last week given my gambling budget. I was bored and thinking about my upcoming trip to Vegas. These things happen....

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    A Fool and His Money in Week 3

    by  • September 19, 2008 • Best Bets • 1 Comment

    Last week, Nick and I were on fire. We had identical picks for 12 of the 15 games, and in those games, the two of us went 8-3 with one push. Sadly, I lost the three picks on which we disagreed. After a sterling 11-3-1 record in Week 2, Nick is now up by...

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    A Fool and His Money in Week 2

    by  • September 13, 2008 • Best Bets • 0 Comments

    Well, my distrust in rookie QBs certainly worked out for me. I’m going back for more. No picks for the Falcons or Ravens this week either. I’ve also noted which bet is my favorite of the week, and coincidentally for Week 2, it’s the first one on the slate. Green Bay Packers at Detroit...

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    A Fool and His Money in Week 1

    by  • September 7, 2008 • Best Bets • 0 Comments

    Now that we have the explanation out of the way, let’s talk Week 1 picks. Jacob’s Ed. Note: Note that due to some compulsive gambling this weekend, we didn’t get the Week 1 picks up before the games. If you didn’t notice, congratulations — you rock. Starting Week 2, picks should be up prior...

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    Learn the Lingo: How to Bet on Football

    by  • September 7, 2008 • Best Bets • 1 Comment

    For those who aren’t quite sure on how NFL spreads work, I’ll take you through a little crash course before we begin our weekly column. Two Ways to Bet When Las Vegas makes the odds that people bet on for each game, there are two different ways to do it: the “money line” or...

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    Introducing Two Fools and Their Money

    by  • September 4, 2008 • Best Bets • 0 Comments

    This football season, our highly-respected Best Bets feature (Hint: Don’t ever start betting in Week 16) will be replaced by a column we are going to call A fool and his money… where two compulsive online gamblers will go head-to-head picking the NFL spreads for the entire regular season. These two moderately delusional individuals...

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    Best Bets for NFL Week 17

    by  • December 25, 2007 • Best Bets • 0 Comments

    My debut last week wasn’t the greatest, and it isn’t going to get any easier entering week 17 of the regular season. Hopefully, I’ll step my game up and come through in the clutch like a certain Tennessee QB needs to do this weekend–and I’m not talking about Erik Ainge. Last week’s record: 6-9...

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    Are you a betting man?

    by  • December 22, 2007 • Best Bets, Culture • 0 Comments

    Oh, fantasy fools, I thought I would never see you again. This giant Okie snagged me in an alley this week and kept me in a cage listening to Jessica Simpson albums on loop. He fed me only popcorn, and only let me go because I promised to post his best bets for this...

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    Best Bets for NFL Week 16

    by  • December 22, 2007 • Best Bets • 1 Comment

    Some of us need more reasons to watch the NFL besides love of the game and fantasy football. That’s where sportsbooks come in. I started betting on NFL games this year and have decided to share my weekly picks with you. I’ll keep track, and post my record as the season goes on. Home...

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