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Jim Sez 9/30/2016 by Jim Hurley

Hurley Sez - Friday Edition - College & NFL Previews


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No time to waste…
This first-weekend-in-October College Football and NFL Week 4 menu is absolutely delicious and so let’s check out some of Saturday’s action first:

If you missed those great pair of Top 10 games (that’s #8 Wisconsin at #4 Michigan; #3 Louisville at #5 Clemson) then simply check out yesterday’s Jim Sez!

On Saturday, it’s…
#11 TENNESSEE (4-0, 1-0 SEC) at #25 GEORGIA (3-1, 1-1 SEC) – 3:30 p.m. ET, CBS
Here’s something nobody’s said in almost a dozen years… how is Tennessee gonna react following a win versus archrival…

Sports Betting Notebook 9/30/2016 by Jim Hurley



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The Mid-American Conference gets overlooked by most fans, but smart college football bettors know there’s still money to be made in the MAC. Through the first four weeks of the season that’s been absolutely true of Western Michigan and Ball State—both are a perfect 4-0 against the number.

Western Michigan has beaten two Big Ten teams, Northwestern and Illinois outright. The Broncos beat the Wildcats 22-21 as a (+3) underdog to start the season. By the time Western played the Illini two weeks later the market was already adjusting—the Broncos were a (-3) favorite, and still made it look easy in…

Hurley on Horses 9/21/2016 by Jim Hurley

Belmont Early Meet Capsule Quick Thought For The Day Even Small Sample Justifies Questioning Major Turf Assumptions


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Even Small Sample Justifies Questioning Major Turf Assumptions

There is not a horse player alive who doesn’t now and then fall prey to oft-repeated “standards” when it comes to handicapping any given race meet or an individual race based on the conditions of tat race (class, surface, distance, etc.)

If only those perceived standards were universal enough to make the game easier. If anything, they often get in the way of good individualized handicapping because the oft-repetition is so prevalent that bettors seek what they perceive as a safety net.

Those last two paragraphs…

Exclusive Coverage of all NFL 9/30/2016

Seahawks should have Wilson for game against Jets

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Russell Wilson has never missed a start in his NFL career and he is fully intent on keeping that streak going.

Exclusive Coverage of all College Football 10/1/2016

No. 10 Washington smashes No. 7 Stanford 44-6

Washington has displayed signs of being a program on the rise and delivered a major statement on Friday night.