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Top 5 regrets of a retired NFL sharp

It’s safe to say that only the most famous sharps get interviewed long enough to talk about their wins and victories, so it’s rare to see one talk about regrets in sports investing. Stuck in an airport on my way to an industry conference, I hit the lounge to kill some time and ran into one an industry veteran sharp. So what the hell was I supposed to do but buy him a few drinks and swap some stories.

One of the most memorable points we talked about was his biggest regrets wagering on sports as a profession.  After 20 years in the industry, what I learned that evening was there are still points anyone from the average weekend Joe sports bettor, to the avid sports investor and sharp could learn from this guy. The devil is in the details. Read more

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How good are NFL network picks?

This year we put the NFL pundits, analysts and their media networks into the pressure cooker to track ever one of the talking heads weekly NFL picks, and the team performance of all pundits from their network or company. Yup, even the NFL network free picks, FOX NFL picks, ESPN NFL picks and all weekly NFL pundits picks from NFL network.

We tracked every weekly NFL prediction, the results (win or loss), simulated profit based on a $100 wager on the pick, and place their performance on our NFL pundit Leaderboard. See over 120 NFL pundits weekly picks into a one-stop-shop view here.

See below the NFL Network picks and each pundits picks track record (win rate and profit) and the most important, the rankings against the top industry NFL pundits and inside,

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What are the win rates for ESPN NFL picks & pick em ?

Each week publishes NFL picks from their braintrust of football pundits and analysts. ESPN’s pick em predictions are popular among NFL fans, and you’ll find greater analysis and opinions on ESPN’s NFL picks from their pool of football pundits as K.C. Joyner, Adam Caplan, Dan Graziano, Mike Golic, Kevin Seifert, Ron Jaworski, Merrill Hoge, and Mike Clay, as well as ESPN’s NFL pick em consensus from the fan base.

This raises a few questions for the sports fan and recreational sports bettor. What ESPN NFL expert has the best win accuracy, and should you follow the ESPN NFL pick em consensus predictions (from its fan base), or is it better to follow one or two expert pundits for ESPN weekly NFL picks?

Are you asking yourself the right question?

I might say if you’re only looking at ESPN and comparing the NFL pick em vs expert NFL picks, you’re taking a very micro view of what’s possible for the best weekly NFL picks. Have you considered to look at the macro view? Before you lay $1 on any NFL pick, ask yourself these 5 key questions: Read more

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2016/17 NFL Pundits of the Year (and Superbowl Sunday predictions): Josh Hill of FanSided and Josh Katzowitz of Forbes

We are all guilty of buying into NFL pundits and talking heads NFL Sunday predictions that we caught on CBS Sports, FOX Sports, read online at Forbes, LA Times, Yahoo Sports, Twitter or dozens and dozens of other leading NFL media networks.

Sometimes those NFL pick win, and other times they don’t. But this raises the question who should you follow and believe? What NFL pundit or talking head is earning their pay check, and what ones should maybe fine a new day job and one the #GoldenPlungerAward?

This NFL season we pressure tested the NFL pundits predictions and tracked over 27,000 straight up NFL picks and over 12,000 against the spread picks of these professional sports pundits. In this post we cover not only the top NFL pundits and analysts (aka talking heads) for the football season, but also cover the top ranked pundits Superbowl predictions.

Superbowl 51 predictions

No patience? Take me to the top NFL pundits Superbowl predictions (straight up and against the spread)

Superbowl Straight Up Consensus (details below)

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Superbowl Against the Spread Consensus (details below)

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Superbowl 51 insight: The best (and worst) NFL pundits picks on Patriots and Falcons this season

Super Bowl LI will kick off soon and countless NFL fans and bettors will be talking shop and running their NFL systems to get their picks. But most NFL fans will be tuning into the major media networks and Twitter feeds to catch NFL’s mainstream NFL pundits and analysts to get their Super Bowl prediction for this Sunday.

So who will you take for your Super Bowl pick? CBS Sports vs FOX Sports, Forbes vs. USA Today, NFL Network vs. FiveThirtyEight?

NFL pundits Superbowl picks and predictions

Here’s a tip. If you plan to take the talking heads picks for Super bowl, you might as well be equipped with the data to back up the NFL pundits selections. So here’s some insight on the top 100 NFL pundit and analysts sports pick performance for the 2016 season with a hyper-focused lens on these pundits football picks placed on all New England Patriot games, and all Atlanta Falcons games. Read more