I’m Not a Big Papi Fan, But Damn is He a Beast

May 14, 2016

Big Papi literally put the Red Sox on his back today in a win over the Astros. With performances like the one he had today, it makes you wonder why he would retire. I mean, he’s on pace for another 30+ home run season, minimum. Now, as evidenced by the title of the article, I’m not a fan of David Ortiz for the most part. And I’m a Bostonian (notice…

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Here is How the Oklahoma City Thunder Can Upset Golden State

May 14, 2016

Although everyone assumed the Golden State Warriors and the San Antonio Spurs were on a collision course to meet in an epic Western Conference Finals, I say there is no need to worry because the Oklahoma City Thunder are more than a worthy alternative. However, there seems to be a consensus that the Thunder don’t have much of a chance to knock off the mighty Warriors. Many stats confirm this:…

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Not So Fast: Here Are Five Players Bound to Regress After Hot Starts

May 13, 2016

As baseball’s first quarter draws to a close, we have learned a lot of things thus far. The Cubs are a juggernaut. That Clayton Kershaw guy is still pretty good. Everyone prematurely jumped on the Astros bandwagon. And, oh yeah, Bartolo Colon is, and always will be, the most interesting man in baseball. But it is important to remember that there is still a long way to go in the 2016 season….

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Rapid Fire MLB Predictions- May 13th

May 13, 2016

After a two day hiatus, I’m back hoping to keep my hot streak rolling. Home Team in Italics  and Best Bets indicated with ** Last Night (May 10th):  7-6 (+160 if betting $100 on every game) Overall Record: 68-42 (+2,600) Best Bets: 12-8 (+275)   **Chicago Cubs (-150) over Pittsburgh The Cubs dropped their last two games to the Padres (the Padres?), so I’ll bet against the best team in baseball losing a…

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Rapid Fire MLB Predictions- May 9th

May 9, 2016

I don’t know if I’m just getting lucky or if I should move to Vegas and do this for a living because I was hot yesterday. It’s probably the former. Home Team in Italics  and Best Bets indicated with ** Last Night:  11-4 (+860 if betting $100 on every game) Overall Record: 55-31 (+2,290) Best Bets: 9-6 (+220)   Kansas City (+110) over New York Yankees The Royals don’t deserve to be underdogs…

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Rapid Fire MLB Predictions- May 8th

May 8, 2016

I’m coming off another profitable day at the office, yet I’m hoping my best bets can turn around. Home Team in Italics  and Best Bets indicated with ** Last Night:  9-7 (+165 if betting $100 on every game) Overall Record: 41-27 (+1,430) Best Bets: 6-6 (-80)   Los Angeles (+155) over Toronto In terms of run differential, these teams are even, so I think it’s a no-brainer to take the Dodgers at…

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