3-4 last week, first losing week since week 1. Bad week but not “new Wu-Tang album: bad.
Tangent: Jesus, it’s like the Wu Tang doesn’t even try anymore. We can all admit ODB was the glue that held them together, right? Their solo works are fine but as a group; it’s like one leg of Devastor (Transformers reference. I could’ve made a Voltron reference but I have standards. Sorry, not sorry, you commoners) is missing and he moves like a kid with polio trying to dance without his braces. I know we all wish for our bands to reunite that have broken up due to death or hatred for other bandmates. Sometimes you can recapture the lightning in the bottle like Stone Temple Pilots, Alice in Chains, or Dead Kennedys. But be careful what you wish for because you can easily get Guns N Roses with Buckethead, Misfits with Jerry Only as the lead singer, Van Halen with Gary Cherone, or Motley Crue with John Corabi
Here’s why gambling is both great and willing to give you a coronary at a moment’s notice. I took the Minnesota under, 44, on monday night. What’s the score at the half? 3-2. Yep, you read that right. 30 minutes later I check again, they are 30 points in the game. WHAT?? Look again 5 minutes later, 37 total points with 10 minutes left. Jesus Christ, I could lose this game. Then Chicago and the Vikings go back doing what they do best, do their best to get their coaches fired and not score. The under hits, and your hero closes the loss margin to end the week.
This week is so chock full of huge spreads that Meredith Markovits may bust in like the Kool Aid man and start emptying trays down her horse face. Taking a favorite with a big spread is like fucking without a rubber in the dark. There are times where you catch pocket aces and get lucky with a good looking lady but more often than not; you get caught with a Lena Dunham lookalike who has a vicious case of anal warts. So buyer beware on the big spreads and you better be damn sure that you want to lay double digits. Let’s get to the picks!
My favorite team is the NY Giants and let’s call it how we see it. I’ll see more life in Terry Schaivo than I will the Giants in Denver. Let’s see who’s out: their star WR who does his best Simon Phoenix impression. Hair, not bad ass-ness. Their bi-polar WR and their slot WR. Oh yeah, the center, starting LB and DE too. And you think they’re going to come into Denver with a offense that makes the kids at an all Jewish school look like the 2000 St Louis Rams score points? I don’t. I know I just read you the riot act about taking big spreads (See, a literary curveball!) but when the obvious is right in your face like Hillary Clinton’s awful laugh, take the wallet out! The Giants aren’t scoring and if they do, it’s because Goodell implemented a mercy rule overnight. Denver is off the bye and oh yeah, 10-3-1 ATS. And Den has hit been under in 4/6 at home. Denver could run this shit up and hit the over themselves so be careful about the under. Lay the points and hope Mcadoo gets run over by the Denver Bronco horse.
I love Den -11.5 and kind of like the under at 39.
The Rams travel to the white trash venus trap known as Jacksonville. The Rams had 4 trips to the red zone last week vs Seattle to walk away with just 3 points and even had a chance to win in the last minute. I say they gain redemption as the Jags are 2-5 at home ATS. Rams are 6-2 SU in their last 8 and that bodes well as they’re getting 2.5 in Jax.
Take the Rams +2.5
The Patriots have had 10 days off to prep after they barely beat TB. And the most dangerous thing the Pats can have is time to do is prep. Oh yeah, Gronk is back too. The Jets are playing well and the Pats D is still rhino poop. I can’t figure out if the Pats are gonna cover but I can tell you that they’ll be points a plenty.
Take the Pats over 48
The Saints are back home from a bye after winning a stinkaroo in London against the Dolphins. The Saints are 5-0 ATS after a bye and won 10 straight in October. They’re 5-2 ATS vs Detroit. Stafford is a bit banged up and Detroit doesn’t put up points on the road. Don’t be a hero, just win money. This is going to be as easy as betting on Harvey Weinstein vs a plant.
Take the Saints -4.5
Lastly, the Bucs travel to play a Cardinals team who looks as uninspiring as a new Amy Schumer special. Bucs have had 10 days to prep after shitting the bed against the Pats (Again, fuck you Nick Folk) to play a Cardinals team that’s 1-5 ATS at home. Winston and the boys look to avenge the beating they got last year in the desert so look for redemption.
Take the Bucs -1.5