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At a loss for words for the first time this year. The 300 unit goal was reached for last year and we did it in style. Perhaps my greatest run of the season, we easily picked up over 80 units in a 10-day span.

Be proud of yourself; it's work to get that kind of success in sports gambling. Know it doesn't always go your way and sometimes the ball just doesn't want to go in. Be prepared for that.

For now, we must continue building what we started. Anyone can give picks on Twitter, but it's what you can learn from me that makes the difference.

Cheers to continued success this year.... Let the good times roll

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Purdue vs. Auburn

Over 56 2U +2
Iowa st +3 3U Max +3
Liverpool/ Arsenal Over 3 8U MAX ORGAN PLAY +8

Salah scores goal 1U+1

Alabama first TT O 47.5 5U -5.5

Colts ML 8U +8

KC TT over 33 game 8U +8

Bears +4.5 2U +2

Atl/Tampa over 52.5 +1

1U Atl -1 1U +1

Chargers -6.5 3U +3
5U MAX live +5

San Francisco 49ers at Los Angeles Rams Over 48.5 1U +1

Mahomes Passing TD over 2.5 3U -4

Bears +3 first half 1U +3

small parlay 1U + 5.5

Bengals +14.5

Browns _7.5

Chargers -6.5

Kittle Over receptions 5.5 2U +2

Over 82.5 yards 2U +2

TD 1U +1

Colts TT over 11.5 2nd half 3U MAX +3

Teaser 7 point small 1U -1.2

Utah PK

Aggies -.5

Celtics -1.5 1U small -1.1

Tottenham TT over 2 5U MAX +5

OHIO ST -6 3U MAX -3.3

TEXAS TT Over 9.5 3U MAX +3

+51.4 and this even close to what we made counting the live bets. CRAZY start to the year

+51.4 2019

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Manchester Utd at Newcastle
Over 2.5 1U


UPDATE 623 CST

Celtics TT over 110.5 1U


UPDATE 138 CST

Liverpool/ Man City

First Half over 1 Kidney play

UPDATE

Halftime

Pool/city Over 2.5 for the game 3U MAX


UPDATE

Den/Sac

3rd Q over 55.5 3U MAX


UPDATE 1042

Warriors TT over 27.5 3rd Q 3U MAX


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A WEEKLY REVIEW OF CRENNEL'S COACHING

Now my job: Texans feast on Lions

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Thanksgiving is full of tradition. There's the typical family gathering, large meal, and of course, football. Sometimes, new traditions are added and old ones are retired. I think the Texans did both in their impressive 41-25 win over the Lions in Detroit. Old traditions were carried on (Lions losing on Thanksgiving), some were put to rest (Texans not being able to get turnovers), and new ones were started (multiple passing touchdowns by Deshaun Watson in six straight games).

The fact that this defense got three turnovers in the game was unbelievable! They got all three in the first quarter within the span of eight plays. JJ Watt's pick-six was insane. He went for a batted ball, ended up catching it, and ran it in. They forced Jonathan Williams to fumble on the Lions' very next play from scrimmage and recovered it. On the Lions' next possession, the Texans recovered yet another fumble after the challenge was reversed. Great call by the coaching staff to challenge and win. The defense looked good. Tyrell Adams stood out because he was in on those two fumbles, made 17 total tackles with 14 of them being solo tackles. They also brought pressure that seemed to make Matthew Stafford very inaccurate and resulted in four sacks. I give defensive coordinator Anthony Weaver credit for knowing he needs to blitz to get pressure, but the run defense has to improve.

The offense kept the tempo up in this game as well. The spread and hurry-up were used to keep the Lions already staggered defense off balance. Knowing the Lions were without a couple defensive backs, I thought it would be the perfect marriage of their defense and the Texans' offense. A buddy asked before the game about the line (Texans -3.5) and the over/under (52.5). I told him bet the Texans and the over because neither team can play defense and both have good quarterbacks. Offensive coordinator Tim Kelly put together another good game plan and Watson executed it flawlessly. One route combo I saw later on in the game I particularly enjoyed. Two receivers were tight to the left side. Cooks ran a hook/curl and settled in the middle of the zone while Fuller ran a vertical route. Duke Johnson ran a swing route to that same side. It left Cooks wide open as the attention went to Johnson in the flat, Fuller deep, and the action to the other play side. Route combos are important because it gives the quarterback different reads as he goes through his progressions and lets him pick apart the defense based on what he sees. Combine that with Watson's play and the way Kelly has changed his play calling now that he's liberated from he who shall not be named, we're seeing a beautiful thing.

As good as things were, there's still room for improvement. The defense gives up way too many easy yards, both run and pass. They can't get pressure bringing only four and will often give up big plays if the blitz is picked up. Plus the run defense is still an issue as evidenced by the Lions' first possession of the second half. The Lions ran the ball 10 plays straight for a total of 58 yards on that drive. Utterly ridiculous! Watson was good (17/25 318 yards and four touchdowns), but he missed two more touchdowns with passes slightly off, and continues to hold onto the ball too long at times. The difference between these two issues I've presented here is the fact that Watson has so played well, his "issues" are minor and very correctable, while the defense is terrible and there's no easy fix in sight. But let Romeo Crennel and Anthony Weaver tell it, they're getting the most out of these guys and they're playing disciplined.

The thought that this team may actually creep into the playoff picture may take shape better after next week if they can beat the Colts. I doubt it, but it is getting interesting. Let's see what else happens around them because they need help getting there.

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