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GOOD BEATS: 12 sweet betting picks for the College Hoops, NFL weekend (Jan. 16-17)

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Packers QB Aaron Rodgers holds elite-level averages of 307 yards passing and three TDs in his last three postseason outings at Lambeau Field (all victories).

BATSBY Sports offers up its most appealing betting picks for the mega-sports weekend that lies ahead (college basketball, NFL playoffs).

For those with short memories, undoubtedly wiped out by the COVID-19 shutdown, we enjoyed a scintillating overall record of 176-116-3 from last September to February (60.2 winning percentage), otherwise known as Year 1 of the BATSBY project.

And for Year 2, we’re currently picking winners with point-spread and over/under selections at a 59-plus-percent clip.

2020/21 SEASON
SEPT. 12-14 …….. 9-5-1 overall
SEPT. 19-21 ……….. 8-7 overall
SEPT. 26-28 …….. 9-5-1 overall
OCT. 3-5 …………. 9-5-1 overall
OCT. 10-13 ………… 8-7 overall
OCT. 17-19 ……… 9-5-1 overall
OCT. 24-26 ………. 11-4 overall
OCT. 31-NOV. 2 …. 8-7 overall

NOV. 7-9 ……….. 9-4-2 overall
NOV. 14-16 ……….. 8-7 overall
NOV. 21-23 ……….. 7-8 overall
NOV. 28-30 ……….. 7-8 overall
DEC. 5-8 …………… 9-6 overall
DEC. 12-15 ………. 12-3 overall
DEC. 19-22 ..…… 8-6-1 overall
DEC. 26-29 …..… 9-5-1 overall
JAN. 1-3 …………. 7-7-1 overall
JAN. 8-11 ………. 7-5-3 overall

2019/20 SEASON
SEPT. 13-16 (’19) … 9-6 overall
SEPT. 20-23 ………. 9-6 overall
SEPT. 27-30 …….… 9-6 overall
OCT. 4-7 …….…..… 9-6 overall
OCT. 11-14 ….….… 9-6 overall
OCT. 18-21 …..…… 9-6 overall

OCT. 25-28 …..… 7-7-1 overall
NOV. 1-4 …..….… 10-5 overall
NOV. 8-11 ……..…. 7-8 overall
NOV. 15-18 …..… 10-5 overall
NOV. 22-25 ………. 9-6 overall
NOV. 29-DEC. 2 … 9-6 overall
DEC. 6-9 ……..…… 9-6 overall
DEC. 13-16 ………. 7-8 overall
DEC. 20-23 …..… 11-4 overall
DEC. 27-30 ………. 8-7 overall
JAN. 3-6 2020 ….. 4-3 overall
JAN. 10-13 ………. 4-2 overall
JAN. 17-20 ………. 6-2 overall
JAN. 24-27 ……. 2-2-1 overall
FEB. 19 …………… 5-4 overall
FEB. 25 ………… 6-2-1 overall
FEB. 29 …………… 6-3 overall

YEAR 1: 176-116-3
YEAR 2: 154-105-12

SPORTS WEEKEND PREP WORK

GOOD BEATS: The weekend’s best betting picks for College Hoops, NFL
PIGSKIN BLISS: ‘You Are Looking Live!’ preview of Div-Playoff round
NFL COUNTDOWN: 20 most iconic games of Divisional Playoff Weekend

NOTE: This week’s college basketball and NFL odds are courtesy of OddsShark.com.

NFL: DIVISIONAL PLAYOFFS

AGAINST THE SPREAD

GREEN BAY (-6.5) over L.A. Rams
Cleveland (+10) over KANSAS CITY

OVER/UNDER

Tampa Bay vs. NEW ORLEANS (52 total points) … OVER
BUFFALO vs. Baltimore (49.5 total points) … OVER

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

AGAINST THE SPREAD

BUTLER (+9) over #8 Creighton
#2 Baylor (-3.5) over #15 TEXAS TECH
#6 KANSAS (-13.5) over Iowa State
UCLA (-15) over Washington

OVER/UNDER

#21 Ohio State vs. #14 Illinois (145 total points) … UNDER
OLE MISS vs. Georgia (145.5 points) … OVER
#18 Virginia vs. #12 CLEMSON (116.5 total points) … OVER
OREGON STATE vs. Arizona State (147 total points) … OVER

About The Managing Editor

Jay Clemons remains the only sports writer on the planet to capture Cynposis Media’s national award for Sports Blog Of The Year (beating out NBA.com, MLB.com, PGATour.com, The Players’ Tribune in 2015), along with the Fantasy Sports Writers Association’s pre-eminent award for Best Writer (2008). Through the years, Mr. Clemons has been a key figure with numerous blue-chip sports/media brands, namely the Detroit Lions, Sports Illustrated, FOX Sports, Bleacher Report and the NBC/Universal family. With Sports Illustrated (2006-11), Clemons served a triple role with SI.com‘s heralded football coverage—editing Peter King’s famed ‘Monday Morning Quarterback’ column, penning award-winning pieces for NFL and then writing/narrating scripted videos within the NFL and baseball realms. In 2013, Clemons’ first year with the company, FOX Sports South enjoyed a monumental increase of approximately 34 million Web hits in a 12-month cycle—merely posting 11 million hits the previous year. 

Then, over a two-month span in 2014, FOX Sports South amassed 19.5 million Web hits—a 60-day record for any FOX affiliate. And in 2015, Clemons claimed the aforementioned Cynopsis Media award on FOX Sports’ behalf, the company’s only national writing award during that period. Clemons, a graduate of Michigan State University  and Wayne State University, has been an on-camera Web-TV host for Sports Illustrated, Bleacher Report and FOX Sports. In 2015, he also became the first-ever sports journalism professor at Kennesaw State University in suburban Atlanta.

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