BAD BEAT! NFL and College Football Beats of the Week

Written By @AllStaples “Better an ounce of luck than a pound of gold.”  -Yiddish Proverb Especially when that ounce of luck wins you a pot of gold The Beat: Boise State versus Oregon; UNDER 31.5 First Half The Bad: Boise State 24, Oregon 14 The Takeaway:  The Las Vegas Bowl was an opportunity for the […]

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BAD BEAT! NFL and College Football Beats of the Week

Written By @AllStaples “I’ve been on such a losing streak that if I had been around I would have taken General Custer and given points.”   -Joe E Lewis The best thing about college football winding down is that it greatly reduces the odds of taking a Bad Beat.  Yep, I’m always looking on the bright […]

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This Weeks NFL and College Football Bad Beats

Written By @AllStaples “Be careful of averages and how they’re applied.  One way that they can fool you is if the average combines samples from disparate populations.  This can lead to absurd observations such as: ‘On average, humans have one testicle.’” –Daniel Levitin I think of that quote often when looking at averages and, now, […]

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BAD BEAT! This Weeks NFL and College Football Beats – Lane Kiffin in the fold Again

Written By @AllStaples “I know it when I see it.”  -Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart The Justice was referring to pornography when he wrote that way back in 1964, but the same could be said for this week’s edition of Bad Beats. The Beat: Florida Atlantic -20 through -24 at Charlotte The Bad: Florida Atlantic […]

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BAD BEAT! The Worst NFL and College Football Beats this Week

Written By @AllStaples “One of the worst things that can happen to you in life is to win a bet on a horse at an early age.”  -Danny McGoorty There are many things in which to be thankful; these are not those things. The Beat: New Mexico ML through -3 vs. UNLV The Bad: UNLV […]

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BAD BEAT! The Worst College Football Beats of Week 11

Written By @AllStaples “Why do we believe that in all matters the odd numbers are more powerful?”  -Pliny the Elder The Beat: Florida State +16, +16.5, +17 at Clemson The Bad: Clemson 31, Florida State 14 The Takeaway:  Florida State backers, I know it’s not much, but there is something more honorable about losing to […]

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BAD BEAT! Worst College Football and NFL Beats this Week

Written By @AllStaples “The safest way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket.” –Kin Hubbard Mr. Hubbard may have been onto something with that quote, and the bettors that endured these College Football and NFL bad beats this week wish they would’ve listened to him. The […]

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BAD BEAT! Worst College Football and NFL Beats this Week

Written By @AllStaples “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.”  -Seneca The above quote was from the Roman philosopher Seneca, not former quarterback Seneca Wallace.   Seneca the philosopher was forced by Emperor Nero to commit suicide – he slit his wrists and drank poison – which also means he suffered far worse days than […]

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BAD BEAT! College Football and NFL Beats of the Week

Written By @AllStaples Welcome to Bad Beats – capitalized because it always feels very personal. The Beat: Colts +7, +7.5, +8, +8.5 at Titans The Bad: Titans 36, Colts 22 The Takeaway: You saw this nonsense last week: Still, in this time of unprecedented divisiveness in America, it’s always refreshing to see unlikely bonds form […]

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BAD BEAT! This Weeks Soul-Crushing College Football and NFL Beats

Written By @AllStaples Aristotle argued that the purpose of retelling tragic tales was to create pity and fear within the listener which would then eventually lead to the purging of those same emotions – catharsis.  Or, in other words, welcome to Bad Beats. The Beat: Michigan at Indiana UNDER 44 The Bad: Michigan 27, Indiana […]

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