2021 Week 2: The Wife Hates SportsChump Reunites with our old friend, J-Dub

Remember that old 1950s ditty called “Accentuate the Positive?”  Of course, you don’t and neither do I.  The point is the second line of that song goes “eliminate the negative.” Not one of the three of us did that last Continue reading

A Sorta Kinda Point-CounterPoint with SportsChump and J-Dub: The Legalization of Sports Gambling

Introduction by SportsChump: I got a text recently from a buddy we call ManRam.  We call him that because his name is actually… Manny Ramirez.  He may not have his namesake’s sweet baseball swing (although his golf swing is solid) Continue reading

Remember March Madness? You’re about to get reacquainted

Attention K-Mart shoppers and sports gamblers alike! There will be a March Madness this year!  I repeat… there will be a March Madness this year! I don’t need to remind everyone currently reading this website that there was no Final Continue reading

Do you believe in miracles? Western Michigan does!

I was staring a losing wager square in the face. The first half of my parlay was in but it takes two to tango.  On the road, Central Michigan had easily covered the five-and-a-half against Northern Illinois.  Western Michigan, however, Continue reading

How Brendon Todd almost won me $1,000… but didn’t.

I have this friend, perhaps you’ve heard of him.  His name is Kevin.  Kevin runs this website, perhaps you’ve heard of it.  It’s called the Wife Hates Sports.  It’s a site you want to tune into in case you’re considering Continue reading

Hunches in bunches, Part Deux

Last year right around this time, to properly ring in 2019, I wrote a post about placing wagers on a hunch. And it was a good one. (The hunch, not the post.) Prior to last year’s Outback Bowl between Mississippi Continue reading

Explaining, losing to, and finally beating… the hook

If you’re a seasoned gambler, you can probably move along at this point. Nothing to see here. But in our never-ending quest to explain the basics of sports gambling to those who have no clue, and perhaps even make you Continue reading

Track Wagering for Dummies (This Dummy) and the End of an Era in St. Petersburg

Seasoned gamblers (and animal activists) may want to turn the page for the following story might just break your heart, or at a minimum have you ready to throw tomatoes and/or a little wagering wisdom at the writer in question. Continue reading

Finding a Happy Middle: An Invaluable Lesson in Advanced Sports Wagering

Someone involved in professional sports will lose their job Tuesday morning and I’m not referring to those on Golden State medical staff who cleared Kevin Durant to play. Lost in all the talk of the Warriors staying alive, Kevin Durant’s Continue reading

Talking out a wager: Your NBA Finals Game Three Edition

In need of a friend, my long-term gambling partner in crime, Croshere, and I decided to get together for a night out on the town and an analytical viewing of the overhyped yet still somehow underhyped NBA Finals Game Three.  Continue reading