Sunday & Monday picks — NFL Weekly 5

Thursday Night Football was good to us, as game 1 of this week's "Weekly 5" was a nice victory when we covered on the over.  It was only a tier-1 bet but a nice start. Let's look at this week's four other plays. Chiefs at Colts -- 1pm Sunday The Colts have been one of… Continue reading Sunday & Monday picks — NFL Weekly 5

Thursday Through Saturday, NFL & CFL Picks

I'm waiting on some NFL injury information before I complete the Sunday/Monday NFL picks. So this week I'm going to give you the Thursday NFL pick and the CFL full-scale in this column. Then, I will put out a separate piece with the rest of the NFL "Weekly 5" prior to Sunday. Thursday Night NFL… Continue reading Thursday Through Saturday, NFL & CFL Picks

When great athletes “hang ’em up.”

Sport is part of our wider culture, it captivates us like music, movies, fashion and so much more.   Moments both great and small captivate us.  Whether your thing is a Church picnic, a friendly tavern, diner or coffee shop, or just passing on the legends to our offspring in our back yard or garage, musicians, movie… Continue reading When great athletes “hang ’em up.”

CFL Odds ‘n Ends Week 15 picks

Last week was a real nail biter once again.  It was the final two games of the weekend that pulled us back to 2-2.  Unfortunately, we suffered only the 3rd loss of the season for Play of the Week (11-3), so we didn’t quite make break even on the cash side for week 14. This… Continue reading CFL Odds ‘n Ends Week 15 picks

Weekly 5 – NFL Plays Week 2 (Bonus Parlay Included).

NFL Weekly 5 Well, week one is in the books in the NFL, and what a tough week it was.  It's always hard for me without having seen how teams are jelling. With a 1-4 record in week 1, things can only -- I hope -- get better. The good news is that the "best… Continue reading Weekly 5 – NFL Plays Week 2 (Bonus Parlay Included).

Odds ‘n Ends — CFL bets, week 14

Well, it was another positive revenue week for Odds 'n Ends in the CFL thanks to the two outcomes of the Labour Day games. Had we not seen a four point second half in Regina, we would have had another overwhelming week. With the Play of the Week sitting at 11-2, it's been a pretty… Continue reading Odds ‘n Ends — CFL bets, week 14

NFL “The weekly 5” week 1. Featuring the weekly NFL Best Bet

With the NFL regular season sneaking up on us, Odds 'N Ends (ONE) will be branching out with weekly NFL specials. The regular CFL pick for every game, including the Play of the Week, will continue -- right through the Grey Cup. The plan for the NFL is to present "The weekly 5." This will… Continue reading NFL “The weekly 5” week 1. Featuring the weekly NFL Best Bet

Labour Day Weekend, Odds n Ends

Ottawa at Montreal Despite whatever is going on in Montreal, the Alouettes are coming off both a bye-week and two important wins. The Redblacks won their last outing as well.  And, that victory came on the road. Do the Redblacks have a legitimate shot at winning back-to-back games?  Maybe, but I'm betting it won't happen… Continue reading Labour Day Weekend, Odds n Ends

Mustangs Outpace Gryphons to Open Vanier Cup Defence

The Western Mustang touchdown horses were resting under a shade tent catching a little refreshment as the game clock ran out Saturday at Western Alumni Stadium in London. The pair of horses were tasked with making the trot around the track that circles the newly named Haylor-Semotiuk field after the home team scores each major.… Continue reading Mustangs Outpace Gryphons to Open Vanier Cup Defence

CFL Betting Odds & Ends – Week 12

This week's picks are based on lines provided by Bet99 on Monday evening. Stampeders @ Blue Bombers - Maire's Ride The Stamps get their 3rd shot at the Bombers, who are coming off both their bye week and their first loss this year. The Bombers are a 5-point favourite but I'm going to play it… Continue reading CFL Betting Odds & Ends – Week 12