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Oct
15
Filed Under (Razor Sharp Sports) on 15-10-2014

By Razor Sharp Sports

Mid-October is the unofficial halfway point of the College football season. Most teams have played between 5-7 games. 6 teams in the FBS remain undefeated. Over the past decade or so one of the bigger criteria in winning the top individual award – the Heisman Trophy, you have to be part of one of the best teams in football. So with 6 teams remaining perfect we have seen a couple of new names emerge on the Heisman list. As I see it right now we are really looking at a 6 player race with a couple outside dark horses. Let’s take a look.

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Oct
08
Filed Under (Razor Sharp Sports) on 08-10-2014

By Razor Sharp Sports

We are jsut over a week into the MLB playoffs and we have lost not one, not two but all four of the favorites to win the World Series! Everyone of the underdogs of the League Division Series pulled the upset. So there will be no Kershaw, no Verlander, no Strasburg, or no Weaver on the mound for the rest of the year. Heading into the playoffs we had a couple teams that looked like they were stacked for a World Series run with incredible starting pitching but that wasn’t to be.

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Oct
01
Filed Under (Razor Sharp Sports) on 01-10-2014

By Razor Sharp Sports

As long as their has been lines on college football there have been big lines. In my over 2 decades in this business I have seen the huge lines like the Big Florida Three (Florida, Florida St & Miami-FL) of the 90s or Oklahoma and Texas taking on conference minis like Iowa St and Kansas. It used to be that the MAC & MWC conference were “Added Games”, then they became a regular rotation games. So then they added the Sun Belt to the “Added Games” and a newer category of “Extra Games” were created. Now the Sun Belt is part of the regular rotation too. Why is this happening? Because computers make it so much easier to figure out the action and the lines for online sportsbooks and Vegas. Still with more games and more teams we also have more Big Chalk. So how do you handicap games with these big lines? Let me show you the easiest way.

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Sep
26
Filed Under (Razor Sharp Sports) on 26-09-2014

By Razor Sharp Sports

Here we are at the final weekend of the Major League season and there is very little drama. All 5 spots are set in the National League with only St Louis and Pittsburgh battling for either the NL Central Crown and the Wildcard Spot and the homefield for the wild card game between the loser of St Louis/Pittsburgh and San Francisco. The American League 2 of the 3 divisions wrapped up and Detroit is close in the AL Central (with at least a windcard locked in). The other 2 playoff spots come down to 4 teams (Kansas City, Oakland, Seattle and Cleveland) Of those 4, Kansas City and Oakland have things almost wrapped up barring a total collapse this weekend. So with things pretty well set let take a look at the playoffs, who is playing well at the right time, what are the odds to win it all and who do we like.

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Sep
17
Filed Under (Razor Sharp Sports) on 17-09-2014

By Razor Sharp Sports

So here we are just 2 games into the NFL season but if you are a fan a team that is 2-0 should you be celebrating? If you are a fan of an 0-2 team, is it time to pack it in? Well if you take a look at the past, that may be just the case even if we still have 14 games to play. I can tell you that if history tells us anything one of those two situations are stronger than the other lets take a look.

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Sep
10

By Razor Sharp Sports

In the 8 years of the BCS Championship game a SEC team brought home the title in the first 7 and actually had 9 teams play in the 8 BCS Championship games (2011 Alabama played LSU, both SEC teams). There was little doubt that the best conference in College Football was the Southeastern Conference. Last year someone new broke through. Florida St brought home the Crystal Ball for the ACC. There are also talks of the growing strength of the Pac-12. This year we start the new College 4-Team Playoff to decide a National Champion. Because of that, the strength of the conferences could make all the difference in the final decision on the 4 teams that will be selected to the playoff. Right now the Top 4 teams are representing 4 different conferences. So has the SEC given up the top of the College Football Mountain? Here are my Division 1-A Conference Rankings.

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Sep
03
Filed Under (Razor Sharp Sports) on 03-09-2014

By Razor Sharp Sports

Over the past couple years it has been a freshman stealing the spotlight for the rest of the College Football World and taking home the Heisman Trophy. In 2012, Johnny Manzeil made a splash and a name for himself taking the top individual award in College Football. Then last year Jameis Winston lead Florida St to a National titla and the Heisman. This year, I don’t expect a third straight Heisman. This year, even though I feel it is pretty safe that a Freshamn won’t win a third straight Heisman, I am not sure I can give you the winner. I do believe that there is about 5 players that are your front runners. Lets take a look.

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Aug
27
Filed Under (Razor Sharp Sports) on 27-08-2014

By Razor Sharp Sports

Where has the time and the summer gone? As we prepare to kickoff the College Football season and bring the NFL Pre-season to an end, Major League Baseball has just 1 month remaining in the regular season. It has been a very interesting year so far and September will give us plenty of entertainment. So when the dust settles who will be the Boys of October. Lets take a look at how the teams sit now and who make their push to the playoffs.

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By Razor Sharp Sports

It is time to kick off the football season! A time of the year when so many of us celebrate as much Christmas morning! Whether your game is college or NFL it doesn’t matter because they both get underway for real in the next couple weeks. Because of that it is time for the Freeplays.com Handicappers Football Predictions. 9 of our handicappers have made their predictions for the NFL and BCS. They are Razor Sharp Sports (RS), Jim Feist (JF), #1 Sports (#1), Vegas Steam Line (VS), Arthur Ralph (AR), Easy Money (EM), Teya Sports (TS), Hawkeye Sports (HS) and a brand new handicapper to the Freeplays family, Kevin Todd (KT). I have to warn you that predictions can be tricky and not always work out. Last year was the perfect example as I made possibly the worst Super Bowl Prediction ever with Houston over Atlanta. So lets see if I can redeem myself and she who everyone else likes.

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By Razor Sharp Sports

As we get closer to kickoff of the regular season and of course your fantasy draft, it is time to talk about picking your fantasy football quarterback. I truly believe that having the right quarterback on your team makes all the difference. I am not saying that you should take your first round pick and take your star QB. What I am saying is taking the right QB at the right time is important. So with that being said, lets take a look at my top QBs, some shocker picks and guys you want to stay away from.

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