1. NFL Week 17 Odds, Lines, Spreads for Each Game

    We've reached Week 17 of my NFL picks against the spread, and I can say I learned one thing this season: It's much more fun when you have something on the line. Sunday, I arrived at my friend's house for the Detroit Lions game...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 14,486 reads 20 comments

  2. Who's Really to Blame for Detroit Lions' Late-Season Collapse?

    Things aren't exactly going according to the plan the Detroit Lions laid out when they were 6-3. Back then, we were "safe" to start discussing first-round opponents...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 4,996 reads 62 comments

  3. NFL Week 16 Odds, Lines, Spreads for Each Game

    My hate for the San Diego Chargers softens a bit while I have a conflict of conscience with the Green Bay Packers in an emotional NFL Week 16 picks against the spread...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 11,116 reads 10 comments

  4. Breaking Down the Evolution of Matthew Stafford

    Matthew Stafford has evolved into the Detroit Lions ' franchise quarterback. Mostly. Kind of. Confused? That's understandable. We all are when it comes to Stafford...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 5,214 reads 26 comments

  5. NFL Week 15 Odds, Lines, Spreads for Each Game

    I was going to make some bold proclamation, compare myself to Kanye West and write as a wrestling heel to kick off my NFL Week 15 picks against the spread. I wanted the spotlight...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 12,106 reads 3 comments

  6. Detroit Lions: Why Larry Warford Is the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year

    Larry Warford is the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year. I don't care who actually wins the award...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 5,664 reads 27 comments

  7. NFL Week 14 Odds, Lines, Spreads for Each Game

    From a 9-5 record in sunny Mexico to under .500 and some type of flu, these Week 14 NFL picks against the spread are all about finding reality. For instance, it's going to be cold now...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 15,615 reads 55 comments

  8. NFL Week 13 Odds, Lines, Spreads for Each Game

    Hello and "bienvenido" to a very special NFL Week 13 picks against the spread. Why is it special? Because I'm willing to bet (who doesn't love puns?) that it's the only one you'll ...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about over 1 year ago 12,610 reads 23 comments

  9. Dissecting Most Crucial Matchups in Lions Week 12 Contest with Buccaneers

    The Detroit Lions host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a game that has taken on heightened significance and intrigue after the past week...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about over 1 year ago 1,568 reads 3 comments

  10. NFL Week 12 Lines, Spreads and Odds for Each Game

    Las Vegas was built in a day. Sunday to be exact. The oddsmakers absolutely nailed it this week with three pushes. Apparently, these guys know what they're doing. Bravo. Good job, good effort ...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about over 1 year ago 10,645 reads 4 comments

  11. 6 Reasons Detroit Lions Should Be Considered NFC North Favorites

    Detroit Lions fans can get as drunk off as much Honolulu Blue Kool-Aid as they'd like. Their team is sitting in first place after Week 10 for the first time since 1999...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about over 1 year ago 3,674 reads 11 comments

  12. NFL Week 11 Lines, Spread and Odds for Each Game

    I'm the type of person who can't enjoy anything. You tell me I got 19 out of 20 correct on a test, I'll kick myself for missing that last one...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about over 1 year ago 25,497 reads 46 comments

  13. Why the Detroit Lions May Be the Scariest Team in the NFC

    The Detroit Lions didn't burst out of the gates of the 2013 NFL season, but they did keep a steady enough pace to find themselves locked into a first-place tie...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about over 1 year ago 11,315 reads 57 comments

  14. NFL Week 10 Lines, Spread and Odds for Each Game

    I'm starting a campaign to get the NFL back on track. A healthy medium should always be the goal, and the league has taken this "Any Given Sunday" stuff to a ridiculous level...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about over 1 year ago 20,345 reads 25 comments

  15. Ranking Best Catches in Calvin Johnson's Detroit Lions Career

    How many kids in America want to be Calvin Johnson when they grow up? Better yet, how many adults? I know I wouldn't mind...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about over 1 year ago 6,596 reads 10 comments

  16. NFL Week 9 Lines, Spreads and Odds for Each Game

    Shh. Nobody make a sound. I don't want to scare my success away. It's the same principle used for lifting weights or dealing with a girl. Too much, too quick, and you'll hurt yourself by coming on too strong...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about over 1 year ago 18,173 reads 16 comments

  17. How Matthew Stafford Can Exploit Dallas Cowboys' Secondary

    The Dallas Cowboys visit the Detroit Lions this Sunday fresh off a complete shutdown of the semi-explosive Philadelphia Eagles . But don't get carried away with Dallas' performance...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about over 1 year ago 3,776 reads 14 comments

  18. NFL Week 8 Lines, Spreads and Odds for Each Game

    Does anybody know how to reverse NFL gambling mojo? I'm serious. Last week's two losses by a total of 1...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about over 1 year ago 18,296 reads 33 comments

  19. Dissecting Most Crucial Matchups in Detroit Lions' Week 7 Contest with Bengals

    The Detroit Lions will be aiming to stay atop of the NFC North when they welcome the Cincinnati Bengals to town on Sunday. The teams are similar both schematically and talent-wise, so there will be interesting matchups all over the field...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about over 1 year ago 3,160 reads 34 comments

  20. NFL Week 7 Lines, Spreads and Odds for Each Game

    Do you know what it's like to look in the mirror and see Matt Schaub looking back at you? I do. It's painful. I showed some flashes early in my career, making a few picks with buddies in college...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about over 1 year ago 11,366 reads 7 comments

  21. 6 Bold Predictions for Detroit Lions' Week 6 Matchup

    The Detroit Lions don't have any historical streaks to overcome against the Cleveland Browns . Predicting them to win a game matching two 3-2 teams wouldn't be a bold selection...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about over 1 year ago 8,728 reads 31 comments

  22. NFL Week 6 Lines, Spreads and Odds for Each Game

    I lost the right to write the intro for my NFL Week 6 picks against the spread. It's really not important how that happened. Anyways... "Hey all, Mike here...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about over 1 year ago 32,131 reads 53 comments

  23. Dissecting Best Individual Matchups to Watch in Detroit Lions' Week 5 Action

    The Detroit Lions hit the road again with history in their sights. They've lost 22 in a row in Wisconsin and aim to shatter that streak against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about over 1 year ago 4,350 reads 7 comments

  24. NFL Week 5 Predictions: Pick, Line and Spread Analysis for Each Game

    Am I going to celebrate going .500 with my NFL picks against the spread? Absolutely! First off, I want to thank all of those that stood behind me through the adversity...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about over 1 year ago 82,507 reads 114 comments

  25. Cal vs. Oregon: Live Game Grades and Analysis for the Ducks

    The No. 2 Oregon Ducks handled the Cal Golden Bears at Autzen Stadium, cruising to a lopsided score early. The win pushes the Ducks to 4-0 and keeps them in the driver's seat for the Pac-12 title game...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about over 1 year ago 5,522 reads 6 comments