September 21-28, 2018

October 02, 2018 11:39 AM | Anonymous

September 28, 2018


Thursday record: 2-0...+$2.10

Season so far: 340-330...-$14.60

Cubs -155 St. Louis

Atlanta -125 Philadelphia

Colorado -180 Washington

San Diego +135 Arizona

NY Yankees -125 Boston

Oakland -145 LA Angels


There are two major college football games tonight and oddly we have Late Consensus Picks on both of them. Each play is a REGULAR STRENGTH PLAY:

Colorado -9 1/2 UCLA

Memphis -14 Tulane

Good luck today!

September 27, 2018


NORM'S LATE THOUGHTS: Minnesota got torched last week by a shaky Buffalo offense. Don't expect that to happen back-to-back to a Mike Zimmer defense. And there's solid historical info to support a low scoring game here also. So:

TAKE: LA Rams--Minnesota UNDER 49 1/2


Wednesday's record: 2-2....-$0.15

Season so far: 338-330...-$16.70

Colorado -170 Philadelphia

NY Mets +110 Atlanta

Good hunting today!

September 26, 2018


Tuesday record: 1-2....-$0.75

Season so far: 336-328....-$16.55

Pittsburgh +160 Cubs

Colorado -185 Philadelphia

LA Dodgers -115 Arizona

Oakland -110 Seattle

September 25, 2018


Monday record: 2-1....+$1.70

Season so far: 335-326....-$15.80

Pittsburgh +125 Cubs

San Diego EVEN San Francisco

Oakland EVEN Seattle

Happy Tuesday!

September 24, 2018

Sunday record: 1-0.....+$1.05

Season so far: 334-326...-$17.50

Pittsburgh +145 Cubs

Milwaukee +130 St. Louis

Toronto +180 Houston


There is one REGULAR STRENGTH Consensus pick on tonight's game:

Tampa PICK Pittsburgh

Plus, I took this game UNDER as one of the Picks of the Pole.

September 23, 2018


Here are your Consensus Late Picks from various top handicappers on the NFL games of Sunday, Sept. 23


STRONG PLAY: Washington +3 Green Bay

                           New England -7 Detroit

REGULAR PLAYS: Carolina -3 Cincinnati

                                New Orleans +2 Alanta

                                San Fran +6 1/2 Kansas City

                                LA Rams -7 LA Chargers

                                Seattle -1 1/2 Dallas

NORM'S LATE THOUGHTS: Well, we're on a nice roll in "Late Thoughts." Had a nice week last week, hit the Penn State winner Friday and two winners Saturday on UMass and Texas. As you well know I disagree with that Consensus pick on Dallas. But that's been on record for a couple of days now.

Today lets go to a  total. There are a couple of heavy trend indicators that suggest a pretty fair number of points today in the Bears--Arizona game. Teams like 'Zona who've opened with two straight games scoring less than 14 points go OVER in week three at a 16-clip in recent seasons. Lets go with that angel. So:

TAKE: Chicago--Arizona OVER 38 1/2


Saturday record: 3-2....+$0.45

Season so far: 333-326.....-$18.55

Colorado +105 Arizona

Good hunting today!

September 22,2018


Friday record: 2-2.....EVEN

Season so far: 330-324.....-$19.00

Miami EVEN Cincinnati

Atlanta -150 Philadelphia

St. Louis -170 San Francisco

Tampa Bay -150 Toronto

Texas -105 Seattle


Here are your Late Consensus Picks for the college games of Saturday, Sept. 22:


STRONG: Purdue +7 Boston College

                 Navy -6 1/2 SMU


Missouri +14 1/2 Georgia

Wake Forest +6 1/2 Notre Dame

Nebraska +18 Michigan

Liberty +13 North Texas

Rice +14 So. Miss

Virginia -5 1/2 Louisville

NORM'S LATE THOUGHTS: I have a pair of NLT's for you this morning.

1. I like what appears to be growth going on in Austin. The home dog Longhorns offer some value today. Plus, there are  a handful of long term negative trend toward TCU in this situation and that's unusual for a terrific coach like coach Patterson

2. UMass is a veteran team off to a struggling start. But weakling Charlotte may be just what the doctor ordered here. Give me the Minutemen to play away as this one goes along.

TAKE: Texas +3 TCU

            UMass -7 1/2 Charlotte.

Good hunting today!

September 21 2018


NORM'S LATE THOUGHTS: We had a nice winner with revenge minded Temple last night and have a couple more thoughts about tonight's action.

The Illinois program seems to be a total mess while Penn State seems to get some offensive things figured out last week during their waltz against Kent State. This looks like a mis-match and James Franklin's Nittany Lions have been solid at home. Illinois passing game seemingly doesn't give them much chance to trade points with PSU.


TAKE: Penn State minus that bushel of points versus Illinois.

Also, USC's back home against Washington State. Last week the Trojans went down in flames against Texas and are now 10-22 ATS their last 32 away from home. But they're a much tougher nut to crack at home.



Friday record: 2-1.....+$3.20

Season so far: 238-232....-$19.00

Mets -135 Washington

Pittsburgh +130 Milwaukee

Atlanta -135 Philadelphia

LA Angels +210 Houston

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