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Jimmyshivers Week 5 ACC Football Picks

After a very successful week 3 (6-1 record) outside circumstances forced me to skip posting a Week 4 ACC card here.  Ultimately this wound up being a positive, as it was a very ugly card that I wasn’t able to dedicate my usual amount of time towards researching.  Week 5 brings us a much more favorable schedule for the ACC teams in my opinion, and one that I invested in very early.  I played a bunch of games when the...

Jimmy Singh College Football Picks Week #5

YTD – 10-9 +$274 Money bet Week #1 = $1,031 Bankroll YTD = $1,305 Money risked YTD = $4,609 Profit/Loss = $274 Return on Total Money Risked  = 6.0% Return on Initial Bankroll = 26.6% NOTE: I post opener on Twitter on Sunday without writeup so please follow my twitter account @jimmysingh9.  I have had closing line value of close to 2 points on all plays posted on average so please follow and look for plays around Sunday...

For your consideration: Week # 5

Iowa State nearly pulled off an upset three weeks ago against Kansas State.  It was a great spot for them, especially with the Wildcats having the Auburn Tigers next on their schedule.  This week I’m going back to the well and playing the Cyclones again.  This time they will host #6 Baylor as 22 point home underdogs. If I’m being completely honest, I’m betting against Baylor, more than I’m betting for Iowa State.  Too many...

2014 Week 5 Quick Hitters – Betting on Colle...

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For your consideration: Week # 4

I have said it many times, but it’s worth repeating.  “Rankings mean very little in college sports”, in fact, more times than not, you are paying an extra point (or two) in betting on favorites, oddsmakers know they will get action on the ranked team regardless.  It’s also worth mentioning, ranked teams will get full effort and attention from most underdogs.  The Indiana Hoosiers are coming off a horrible loss to Bowling...

Jimmyshivers Week 3 ACC Thread

Jimmyshivers Week 3 ACC Thread   Aside from Virginia Tech earning a shocking W in Columbus, it was not a huge week nationally for the ACC. Sometimes it’s best in the early weeks just to stay out of the spotlight (Big Ten!) and grind out results.  That’s exactly what the rest of the league did in Week 2, with all 11 ACC teams who played a non-conference game earning a Win. On the gambling front, it was also a solid week...

For your consideration: Week # 3

Rarely will I put a lot of emphasis on one player when deciding which game to wager on, but if you haven’t heard about the 6’2, 218 pound senior QB out of East Carolina, you soon will.  His name is Shane Carden and this kid can spin it. Last year he had one of the best seasons of any quarterback, throwing for more than 4000 yards and completing more than 70 percent of his passes, ranking him third in the nation. And if those...

Sun Belt, MAC & AAC – Week # 3

After consecutive 3-1 weeks to start the season, let’s hope to keep the momentum rolling with some plays I like in Week 3. As always, feel free to comment or leave a question below, or reach out on Twitter @Smithers513. Good luck!   South Alabama +15 at Mississippi State After Louisiana’s meltdown last week, it has become clear for South Alabama that the Sun Belt could be theirs to lose. The Jaguars will...

For your consideration: Week # 2

There’s an old sports betting rule, “it’s not who you play, but when you play.”  The Wildcats must travel to Ames, IA to take on the Cyclones of Iowa State, before going back home to play in one of the most anticipated match-ups this season vs the Auburn Tigers.  KSU will need to keep their heads in the game and not look past, what seems to be a below average Iowa State football team.   The Cyclones were humiliated at home...

Jimmyshivers Week 2 ACC Football Picks

A really nice start to the season last week, with a 5-1 record on our ACC selections for the opening week.  It was bittersweet that the only loss was on NC State, which also happened to be the game that I was at.  But at least the home team won! I waited until Friday this week to post my card as it honestly is an ugly ACC slate of games.  Many of the league teams are playing FCS opponents, and while all of those are not...