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The NFL Underdog Blog - 2017 Week 3

Sep 21st, 2017 at 21:30 Jim Brown on American Football 0 comments 47 views

Oh boy, so near and yet so far. The COLTS led everywhere bar the finishing line, losing on an OT FG kick. The Bears and Saints were awful - no question about it - but the Dolphins sneaked it in LA against the Chargers to at least get one win on the board for the weekend. Strike-rate after Wk2: 2 of 7 - 28.6% P/L after Wk 1: (1.875 pts) We have some …

NFL Power Rankings - Week 2 Review

Sep 20th, 2017 at 21:04 Gman84 on American Football 0 comments 174 views

With Week 2 done and dusted the OLBG NFL Experts Panel - all feeling pretty pleased with themselves after some top picking from past weekends games - have gathered around the table at OLBG Towers and argued the pros and cons of all the NFL’s 32 teams.   How do we see them?  Who is trending up?  Who might be in real trouble?  Can we learn anything from the past two weeks? …

NFL 2017 Week 3 - TNF - Rams @ 49ers - Expert Picks

Sep 19th, 2017 at 23:42 Gman84 on American Football 0 comments 271 views

Things are warming up nicely in the NFL and we move swiftly on the Week 3.  It sees more exciting clashes and also the first visit this season of an NFL game to these shores.    However, in this blog we’ll take a look back at Week 2 and also preview the opening game of the week on Thursday Night which features an all-NFC West clash.    WEEK 2 REVIEW: After a tricky …

Three takeaways from the opening to the College Football season

Sep 17th, 2017 at 23:41 undertherobe on American Football 0 comments 70 views

Clemson keep on rolling The Big Ten East continues to be impossible to predict Can the American Athletic Conference roll with the big boys? It’s been an electric start to the season in College Football. We’ve had big games, big finishes and big plays. We’ve had surprise wins and not so surprise wins whilst we’ve also had a 3rd & 93! With three weeks in the book, and the bulk of conference play …

NFL Prop-Drop: Week Two

Sep 16th, 2017 at 16:46 Jim Brown on American Football 0 comments 99 views

Welcome to the initial NFL Prop-Drop - a weekly blog rounding up the best of the prop bets available for each weekend's games. Our team of pundits will delve deep into the bookies' lists to find those behind-the-scenes bets on NFL games that offer punters a chance to make some money without worrying about whether the team wins or not! What are "Prop Bets"? Prop bets are those on either individual …

College Football: Clemson (3) @ Louisville (14) Betting Preview and Best Bet

Sep 15th, 2017 at 22:55 undertherobe on American Football 2 comments 147 views

Clemson (3) @ Louisville (14) An early ACC Atlantic decider? Is Lamar Jackson on course for another Heisman season? Match Preview Going into this season the outlook for these teams was pretty much the same. They'll go close but Florida State will be too strong. Clemson will struggle to replace DeShaun Watson immediately whilst Lamar Jackson won't be able to put up his gaudy 2016 numbers. . Just one game into the season, that …

NFL Week 2 - OLBG Expert Picks

Sep 15th, 2017 at 12:57 Gman84 on American Football 5 comments 913 views

Here we go again!  Once the games get going for real the NFL delivers thick and fast - Thursday, Sunday’s and Monday’s!.  We’ve already covered the Thursday Night Game featuring the Texans @ Bengals and whilst the slight majority were against the winners (The Texans) the recommended bet of going under on 38 points came home with considerable ease so we start Week 2 on a very positive note.   In …

The NFL Underdog Blog - 2017 Week 2

Sep 14th, 2017 at 20:21 Jim Brown on American Football 0 comments 156 views

Last week the early pick, LA Rams, got the ultimately-expected easy win over the Colts. That's one of the advantages of getting the blog up early, but of course there's a down-side and that was shown on the next pick - the Giants. At time of writing Beckham looked to be in for the Giants and Elliott looked to be out for the Cowboys. Come game time, it was the …

NFL Power Rankings - Post Week 1

Sep 13th, 2017 at 22:53 Gman84 on American Football 2 comments 356 views

Week 1 is in the book and we finally have some real information on what each NFL team looks like.  However, we also know that an extremely small sample size has to be treated with caution.   Still, the OLBG NFL Experts Panel has put its heads together and delivered it’s second set of power rankings.    It brings a mixture of movement.  Some violent, some subtle.  In other cases the movement is …

NFL 2017 Week 2 - TNF - Texans @ Bengals - Expert Picks

Sep 12th, 2017 at 22:54 Gman84 on American Football 2 comments 436 views

Well, Week 1 brought the expected thrills and spills in a way only the NFL can deliver and as per usual, some things that you couldn’t really see happening...happened!    The shock defeat of the defending Super Bowl Champions in the Kickoff Special on Thursday was the warning shot across the bow and the rest of the opening weekend seen a full on attack of our previously held thoughts and convictions.   Week …

College Football: Oklahoma (5) @ Ohio State (2) Preview and Best Bets

Sep 7th, 2017 at 22:45 undertherobe on American Football 0 comments 74 views

Oklahoma (5) @ Ohio State (2) Is this a potential play-off preview? How will the post Bob Stoops era start for the Sooners? Are J.T Barrett and Baker Mayfield future NFL stars? Match Preview This is an early chance for revenge for the Sooners after last year’s 45-24 loss at home to Ohio State. Oklahoma had the much easier task last week, and came through pretty unscathed against UTEP, winning 56-7. Ohio State began …

College Football: Auburn (13) @ Clemson (3) Preview and Best Bets

Sep 7th, 2017 at 19:50 undertherobe on American Football 2 comments 121 views

Auburn (13) @ Clemson (3) Will a win over Auburn propel Clemson to the National title again? How will two inexperience QBs fare against elite defenses? Match Preview Big games come thick and fast in College Football, and after a cupcake to open for each of these teams, they both get a chance to stake an early claim for a playoff spot by claiming a big win. Life after DeShaun began in decent …