VW's Weekly Recap: Strong Start to Football Continues, 4-0 with NFL Dogs

by Vegas Writer

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2023
Time for the weekly recap, as I take a look at the incredible run on the gridiron and a heartbreaking loss I'm still steamed about.

Since last Tuesday, I'm on a 6-7-1 roll in every sport and am down -$1,900. Complete transparency, right? It is what it is.

That said, I went 6-4-1 in both college and pro football since last Tuesday, and even further, was 3-0-1 with Games of the Month in that span.

I delivered my College Football Game of the Month on North Carolina against Minnesota on Saturday.

On Sunday, I hit my AFC South Dog of the Month with the Colts beating Houston outright. Then there was the dreaded NFC West Game of the Month, and the field goal heard 'round the world.

Trailing 30-20 with four seconds left, and no hope of winning the game, Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford spiked the ball at the San Francisco 20-yard line, and a 38-yard field goal later, the final margin landed on -7. Some 49ers bettors pushed, others lost. Conversely, early Rams bettors got the win, and those who took +7.5 on Sunday also got the cover.


Nevertheless, College Football continues to be impressive since Week 0, as I've nailed 13 of 19 releases for +$6,420 net profit. For the season (L30 days on the leaderboard), I'm ranked third in net profit ($4,240) and fourth with a 61.9% win percentage.

Breaking down favorites and dogs, I've hit two of the three underdogs I've released and 10 of the 15 favorites I've offered.

Sitting at 7-4-1 in the NFL, I'm a perfect 4-0 with underdogs - all four winning outright. I gave you the Lions over Kansas City on opening night, the Browns over Cincinnati on Sept. 10, the Jets over Buffalo on Sept. 11, and the Colts over Houston on Sept. 17.

As for MLB action, a 0-3 week didn't help the profits I've built in football. Good news is, that losing streaks don't last and things are setting up nicely for a huge comeback this week - beginning with Tuesday's One-and-Only MLB Underdog of the Year.

Nothing doing in the WNBA, yet. Just waiting for the semifinals to be quite honest. Although there may be a value number coming up depending on tonight's results.

Looking ahead, we begin with the postseason getting underway Wednesday.

Be sure to check back Wednesday for my College Football observations and Thursday for my NFL Power Rankings.

Let's gear up for a big week of action.

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