1. NCAA Tournament: March Madness 1st-Round Predictions

    What time is it? It's time to put the House of Cards binge-watching on hold for a couple of weeks. It's time for the girl at work who made her picks based on her favorite mascots to take your money...

    Jeff Glauser Written by Jeff Glauser about 6 months ago 137 reads 0 comments

  2. Super Bowl Preview: Seattle Seahawks vs. New England Patriots Against the Spread

    After years of lower-seeded teams catching fire at the right time and finding their way into the Big Show, we once again have arguably the two best squads facing each other in the ...

    Jeff Glauser Written by Jeff Glauser about 7 months ago 3,743 reads 1 comments

  3. Ohio State vs. Oregon: National Championship Game Against the Spread

    Last week's inaugural BCS Playoff semifinals ensured that, for the first time since 2010, there will be a champion other than Alabama or Florida State. For Ohio State, it's been 13 years since its last title...

    Jeff Glauser Written by Jeff Glauser about 8 months ago 5,710 reads 1 comments

  4. New Year's Day Bowl Games: Picks Against the Spread

    There are five big New Year’s Day bowl games and none bigger than the two semifinal games between Oregon vs. Florida State and Alabama vs. Ohio State. The winners of these inaugural playoff games will face each other in the BCS title game on Jan...

    Jeff Glauser Written by Jeff Glauser about 8 months ago 2,451 reads 0 comments

  5. NFL Picks: Week 17 Against the Spread

    The lump of coal arrived just ahead of the holidays for me and, just like the Eagles and Saints, it couldn't have happened at a worse time. Yes, with it all on the line last week , I blanked...

    Jeff Glauser Written by Jeff Glauser about 8 months ago 3,835 reads 0 comments

  6. NFL Picks: Week 16 Against the Spread

    Things are starting to get fun here in football land. As opposed to the NBA, where over 80 percent of the league is eliminated from championship contention upon the season's first tipoff , the NFL is a Pollyanna free-for-all this time of year...

    Jeff Glauser Written by Jeff Glauser about 9 months ago 5,625 reads 0 comments

  7. NFL Picks: Week 15 Against the Spread

    One thing about me? I'm a good sport. Therefore, when my 3-1 week was negated by my column rival, mathematician extraordinaire and founder of Big Time Sharps professor Bill Davis and his identical record, I was cool with it...

    Jeff Glauser Written by Jeff Glauser about 9 months ago 4,526 reads 0 comments

  8. NFL Picks: Week 14 Against the Spread

    My predictions have reached the point where I share the same path as the Carolina Panthers: I started out okay, have been quite terrible lately and yet, somehow, have delusions of grandeur that I can still pull this thing out at the end...

    Jeff Glauser Written by Jeff Glauser about 9 months ago 4,255 reads 0 comments

  9. NFL Picks: Week 13 Against the Spread (Street Smarts vs. Book Smarts)

    As a football fan, there's a lot to be thankful for this time of year. As a fan of any team in the NFC South, you're thankful that every other team in your division stinks as badly as yours does...

    Jeff Glauser Written by Jeff Glauser about 9 months ago 2,433 reads 0 comments

  10. NFL Picks: Week 12 Against the Spread (Street Smarts vs. Book Smarts)

    All good things must come to an end. Just ask Ben Tate and LeGarrette Blount . And me. For yours truly, there were two things: the success with my Seinfeld -inspired Bizarro ...

    Jeff Glauser Written by Jeff Glauser about 10 months ago 1,540 reads 0 comments

  11. NFL Picks: Week 11 Against the Spread

    In my column last week , I pulled a George Costanza —and it worked to near perfection. Yes, like George, when it has come to predicting outcomes of football games this season, nearly every instinct I've had has been wrong...

    Jeff Glauser Written by Jeff Glauser about 10 months ago 4,949 reads 0 comments

  12. NFL Picks: Week 10 Against the Spread

    A wise man once told me, "Live a life of progress, not perfection." Last week , I wound up correctly picking a game...

    Jeff Glauser Written by Jeff Glauser about 10 months ago 4,494 reads 0 comments

  13. NFL Picks: Week 9 Against the Spread

    If you love scoring, last week's NFL action was a beautiful thing. If you read this column , it was just plain ugly. My picks pulled a big ol' goose egg...

    Jeff Glauser Written by Jeff Glauser about 10 months ago 4,395 reads 0 comments

  14. Comparing NFL's Top 5 Offenses and Defenses Against the Spread

    With the changing rules in the NFL , teams are scoring at an incredible rate this season. Offenses are attacking both on the ground and through the air, and the defenses feel the pressure that comes with more defensive penalties being called...

    Jeff Glauser Written by Jeff Glauser about 10 months ago 631 reads 0 comments

  15. Philadelphia Eagles Played Scared, and It Cost Them a Win

    Two teams came into a Week 8 NFL contest at 5-1. One team continued its unprecedented run of success, and the other went home 5-2. That's five wins, and two short yards from being undefeated...

    Jeff Glauser Written by Jeff Glauser about 10 months ago 639 reads 1 comments

  16. NFL Picks Week 8 Against the Spread

    It’s part art. It’s part science. It’s mostly awesome. That’s the world of sports gambling. And this time around, my art will be going up against a professional bettor’s science...

    Jeff Glauser Written by Jeff Glauser about 10 months ago 2,156 reads 1 comments

  17. NCAA College Football Picks: Week 9 Against the Spread

    We’ ve reached a point in the year where there is a chill in the air (at least for us Yankees up north). However, the college football season is beginning to heat up...

    Jeff Glauser Written by Jeff Glauser about 10 months ago 6,829 reads 0 comments

  18. NFL Pick Against the Spread Spotlight: New York Giants vs. Dallas Cowboys

    There’s the game. And then the gaming behind the game. Let's go behind the math for Sunday's game in Dallas as the 5-1 Cowboys host the 3-3 New York Giants ...

    Jeff Glauser Written by Jeff Glauser about 11 months ago 7,312 reads 1 comments

  19. Thursday Football: Why Does the Underdog Have Such Great Success?

    Fans love their football. Always have. Always will. Considering this, it’s amazing it took as long as it did to play the darn games more than just a once a week. Or hell, even twice...

    Jeff Glauser Written by Jeff Glauser about 11 months ago 304 reads 0 comments

  20. NFL Picks: Week 5 Against the Spread

    Just five weeks into the season and there are only two undefeated teams so far. And these columns aside, if you bet they'd be the Arizona Cardinals and Cincinnati Bengals, you've likely made a chunk of change so far...

    Jeff Glauser Written by Jeff Glauser about 11 months ago 7,623 reads 0 comments

  21. NCAA College Football Picks: Week 6 Against the Spread

    This week, the football fun kicks into another gear. A whopping six games will be played between top 25 teams—each of them interconference matchups ...

    Jeff Glauser Written by Jeff Glauser about 11 months ago 8,611 reads 1 comments

  22. NFL Picks: Week 4 Against the Spread

    The theme for Week 4 is the number "three:" Three key divisional-rivalry matchups (Giants-Redskins, Packers-Bears, Titans-Colts). Three remaining winless teams looking to get off the schnide (Buccaneers, Jaguars, Raiders)...

    Jeff Glauser Written by Jeff Glauser about 11 months ago 8,241 reads 0 comments

  23. NCAA College Football Picks: Week 5 Against the Spread

    It’s been an unpredictable betting season so far, but that won’t stop the predictions! There is only one game this week between Top 25 teams, on Thursday night with Arizona State hosting UCLA...

    Jeff Glauser Written by Jeff Glauser about 11 months ago 15,565 reads 0 comments

  24. NFL Picks: Week 3 Against the Spread

    Super Bowl rematch! Division rivalries! Beer and pizza at my place! We’re only into the third week of the NFL season, and yet there is still plenty to get excited about...

    Jeff Glauser Written by Jeff Glauser about 12 months ago 2,567 reads 0 comments

  25. NCAA College Football Picks: Week 4 Against the Spread

    New week. Better games. One of the biggest kicks off Thursday night when No. 20-ranked Kansas State plays host to No. 5-ranked ranked Auburn. The other game between a couple of highly regarded teams happens when No...

    Jeff Glauser Written by Jeff Glauser about 12 months ago 14,045 reads 2 comments