Outkick’s Vegas Top Ten For Week 2 2018

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By TODD FUHRMAN With two games under our belt we’re starting to get more clarity in the college football landscape even if most of the heavyweights are still currently beating up on their little brother.  Our Bet the Board Top Ten has some notable changes after last weekend with Alabama(surprise, surprise) jumping ahead of Clemson for the top spot… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, September 13, 2018

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College Football Gambling Picks For Week 3 2018 (Outkick) Get rich, kids, we’re going 12-0. College Football’s Most Valuable Teams (Forbes) For years, the Texas Longhorns have been hailed as college football’s ultimate cash cow. But there’s a new No. 1, and you don’t even have to leave the state to find them: Texas A&M is now… Read more »

Outkick Gambling Picks For Week 3 2018

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Last week was rough, we went 4-8, headlined by a disastrous late touchdown by UCLA to cover against Oklahoma by .5 points and send everything into a tailspin. (I know it seems crazy, but it always feels like when you win a game by a half point you have a great gambling weekend and when… Read more »

On Monday Night, Sam Darnold and The Jets Produced a Loaded Vault Full of Takes

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(Photo via New York Jets Official Twitter Feed) Sometimes the result of an event produces enough polarizing and provocative declarations that turns sports world on its heels for a day.  For any person who collects reactive proclamations (e.g. someone who runs a social media account that primarily exposes wrong takes in hindsight) and saves them… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, September 12, 2018

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College Football Narrative Watch- Week 2 (Outkick) Jimbo has Texas A&M on its way. Moorhead is better than Mullen. Taggart is out of his league at FSU. Just a few of the narratives discussed in this week’s College Football Narrative Watch. How About a First-Year Head Coach Winning a Game in Week 2? (SportsBookReview) Week 1 of the… Read more »

College Football Narrative Watch- Week 2

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(Photo via Texas A&M Football Official Twitter Page) It was another great week in college football narratives.  New scripts are being written, folks! Each week, the College Football Narrative Watch will list and track narratives permeating college football, and add new ones when they arise. Keep in mind, the Narrative Watch will neither attempt to create narratives,… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag. The anonymous mailbag is brought to you by my guy Ryan Kelley at The Home Loan Expert. Own a home but also have too much credit card debt? Go to their website today and by this time next week your credit card debt can be wiped out and you… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, September 11, 2018

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 Clay Travis’ New TV Show “Lock It In” Debuts on Fox Sports 1 (FS1) New daily sports-betting themed show starring Clay Travis, Cousin Sal, Todd Fuhrman, and Rachel Bonnetta debuted on Monday. Jon Gruden’s return to coaching was a boo-filled disaster (NY Post) All that positive energy generated when Gruden was hired back in January… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, September 10, 2018

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ESPN’s ‘Get Up!’ Appears Headed For Another Shakeup (Sporting News)  ESPN’s morning show Titanic has hit like eight icebergs in the five months it has been on air. Here’s another one. College Football Starting 11: Kentucky Parties Like It’s 1986 (Outkick) Clay Travis recaps Week Two of the college football season. Outkick’s Top Ten For Week Two… Read more »

Tennessee Titans Season Opener Is Worst in Twenty Years

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Look, I don’t want to be an alarmist, but the Tennessee Titans game yesterday in Miami was the worst season opener in twenty years. Which NFL fan base should be the most panicked by Sunday’s results? — Clay Travis (@ClayTravis) September 10, 2018 Three of the Titans best players were knocked out of the game… Read more »

Tweets From When the Packers Were Down 20-0 To The Bears

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(Photo: Packers Official Twitter Page) The Green Bay Packers miraculously came back from a 20-0 deficit to beat the Bears 24-23 Sunday night led by a gimpy Aaron Rodgers who came back from a knee injury after halftime. Here are some tweets from when the Packers were down 20-0. Why would the Packers even consider… Read more »

Starting 11: Kentucky Parties Like It’s 1986

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It finally happened. After 31 years of futility, at long last the Kentucky Wildcats beat the Florida Gators in football. Even more amazingly, they did it in Gainesville, a place they had not won a game since 1979. It remains to be seen what Dan Mullen’s first year at Florida will be like, but with… Read more »

Outkick’s Top Ten For Week 2 2018

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There were only two top 25 games in college football this weekend, but I’ll be damned if the weekend didn’t deliver like it always does. I’ll have more on the weekend as a whole tomorrow morning in my Starting 11 column, but first I always post the Outkick Top Ten late on Saturday night. For… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday and the mailbag is here to help make your day pass a bit faster than it otherwise would. Want to remind you guys as we roll into the weekend that come Monday I’ll be on a new daily FS1 sports gambling show airing from 4:30-5:30 et called “Lock It In.” The show is… Read more »

NFL Confidence Pool: Boys on the Bayou Atop Week 1 Chart

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Confidence pools have grown increasingly popular in the NFL, and towards that end we are giving Outkick readers our most confident straight up pick (16) all the way to our least confident (1). No spreads involved, but that doesn’t mean we can’t reveal what the oddsmakers are dealing. 16. (Confidence rating) Saints — Bucs at… Read more »

Together Again: Dabo & Clemson Visit Jimbo’s New Digs at A&M

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Clemson’s head coach Dabo Swinney and Jimbo Fisher had been ACC coaching rivals for years. Fisher left FSU after last season for Texas A&M and the SEC, yet the schedule-makers are pitting them against each other once again in the Week 2 marquee matchup around college football. ESPN GameDay is in College Station.   Coaching… Read more »

Outkick’s Vegas Top Ten

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By Todd Fuhrman Week 2 in College Football (and NFL for that matter) can be a very tricky proposition for sports bettors.  Remembering what you saw last is a tough thing to shake, so falling victim to recency bias is an all too often occurrence.  There were many head-scratching performances last week that can lead bettors to… Read more »

Outkick Gambling Picks For Week 2 2018

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Hate to brag, but we went 10-4 in week one, for a robust 71% winning percentage, including two blood bank guarantee winners. Tap the veins, baby, we’re all rich. This is what happens when you don’t respect the picks, you get dunked on. Savagely. Scottie Pippen on Patrick Ewing style, all balls in the face… Read more »

Who Will Be New To The 2018 NFL Playoff Party?

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Many of the perennial NFL playoff contenders are projected to be around at the end of this regular season, but which teams that were on the outside looking in last year will be postseason-bound in 2018?   The 2018 NFL Welcome Wagon They say the only constant is change. And that applies perfectly to the… Read more »