Beginners Guide to Help Project where NFL Totals will Open

Written By @Hookslide23 Week 14 of the 2017 NFL season will go down in history as the Best Week Ever, at least for those playing the underdog moneyline strategy we so frequently discuss.  This was the week we so badly needed.  Six of the 14 underdogs Sunday won their games — and four of them […]

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How to Calculate your Edge to Determine if you should Place a Bet

Written By @Hookslide23 I’m won’t lie to you boys, this is becoming the opposite of fun.  Week 11 saw underdogs rolling over and playing dead again; winning just 2 of 14 games.  Unfortunately, neither of those winners made their way onto Poppa Hooks card, so I got swept this week.  It’s just me, wearing my […]

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True Odds vs. Implied Odds – Will Underdogs ever Win Again?

Written By @Hookslide23 There comes a point in every bettor’s life when losing streaks happen.  At those times, all you can do is look yourself in the mirror and say, “I’m a grown adult, I have a long-term plan, and I’m not going to sweat the small stuff.”  Then you sit down and, because you’re […]

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Winning Bets Can Provide Teachable Moments

Written By @Hookslide23 If there is one solid, no-fail piece of advice I could give to make money betting NFL games, it would be this:  pick winners!  That’s what I did in Week 6, and I really don’t know why I didn’t think of doing it sooner.  It’s far more fun than picking losers. My […]

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Quantifying True Odds on Parlay Bets

Written By @Hookslide23 It was another week living on the razor’s edge in the land of NFL betting, but I’m happy to report that I survived another gauntlet and came out on top, thanks to Aaron Rodgers and the Packers.  (The previous sentence has been brought to you by NFL bettors since the last decade.)  […]

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NFL Betting Strategy: Underdog Money Lines

By @Hookslide23 After a profitable two weeks in the NFL, I’ve had my first taste of losing in Week 3.  Obviously, I want to give up on football, sports in general, any hope of happiness in life, and ever getting out of bed.  In fact, I’m writing this column in a dark room, I haven’t […]

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