Category Archives: Wagers

For those so inclined, I like to make a few picks. Just for fun! Not to be used with real money you fools!

Mythical Picks – NCAA – Weekend of 8/30/14

It is time to resuscitate my college football Mythical Picks. I closed last year’s set of collegiate mythical picks saying: “Good Lord willin’ and the creek don’t rise; I’ll do these again next year.” Well, I am still vertical and taking nourishment; and the last time I looked, the creek remains within its banks. So, […]

Mythical Picks – NFL – Weekend of 2/2/14

Well, the Mythical Picks for the Conference Championship games stunk in spades: I liked Pats/Broncos Over 55. Total was all of 42. Sucked! I liked Pats +6 against Broncos. Pats lost by 10. Sucked! I liked Niners +3.5 against Seahawks. Niners lost by 6. Sucked! I liked Niners/Seahawks Under 40. The game was a Push. […]

Mythical Picks – NFL – Weekend of 1/19/14

Last week’s Mythical Picks were actually mythically profitable – not a circumstance that has graced the vast majority of weeks this season. The record was 4-2. The wins were all comfortable and the losses were not even close. In terms of these picks, there were no “nail biters” late in the fourth quarter of any […]

Mythical Picks – NFL – Weekend of 1/12/14

I am posting these Mythical Picks today because I am not sure I will be able to write anything for tomorrow. If I am indeed “off the air” tomorrow, it will only be for a day; I will be back on Monday – Lord willin’ and the creek don’t rise. Rather than review each Mythical […]

Mythical Picks – NFL – Weekend of 12/22/13

Even before getting to the results from last week, let me explain why these picks are so early this week. I will be going off the air later this week for about 2 weeks. I said back at the beginning of the season that I knew I would not be around to pick every game […]

Mythical Picks – NFL – Weekend of 12/15/13

Given the way these things have been going this season, the question of the moment has to be: How badly did I embarrass myself with last week’s Mythical Picks? I liked Jags +3 against Texans. Jags won the game outright. Yes! I liked Chiefs -3 over Redskins. Chiefs won by 5 TDs. Yes! I liked […]

Mythical Picks – NCAA – Weekend of 12/7/13

First things first; how did the Mythical Picks turn out last week? I liked Texas -4 over Texas Tech. Texas won by 25. Yea! I liked Iowa/Nebraska UNDER 48. Total score was 55. Boo! I liked E. Carolina/Marshall OVER 64. Total score was 87. Yea! I liked Fresno St/San Jose St OVER 71. It was […]

Mythical Picks – NFL – Weekend of 12/8/13

I guess I have to review last week’s Mythical Picks here… I liked Packers +6 against Lions. Are you kidding me? No! I liked Cowboys -9 over Raiders. Cowboys won by only 7. No! I liked Steelers +3 against Ravens. Ravens won by only 2. Yes! I liked Titans/Colts OVER 44. Total score was 36. […]

Mythical Picks – NCAA – Weekend of 11/30/13

It is time to see how last week’s Mythical Picks turned out: I liked Penn St/Nebraska OVER 50. Total was only 43. Boo! I liked Illinois -6.5 over Purdue. Illinois won by only 4. Boo! I liked UConn/Temple UNDER 51. Total was 49. Yea! I liked Mich St -7 over Northwestern. State won by 24. […]

Mythical Picks – NFL – Weekend of 12/1/13

It is time to review the bidding on last week’s Mythical Picks: I liked Saints -9 over Falcons. Saints won by only 4. No! I liked Lions -9 over Bucs. Lions lost the game. No! I liked Lions/Bucs OVER 48. The game stayed Under. Double No! I liked Jags +10 against Texans. Jags won outright. […]