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Bookie Busters: The grind

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If anyone ever tells you this game is easy, run the other way. It's a grind, and you probably heard that term used in gambling a few times by now.

But why grind?

You literally have to grind out wins and profits in this game. Take some, lose some, pick more spots, rinse and repeat. We've had our runs that got us over 300+ units for 2018. The weekend punched us, but we turned right around and started another streak.

Let's keep pushing towards a goal. This year is just getting started, Set a goal and reach it.

Previous Plays
Mavs vs Wolves

Over 222.5 1U +1


Leeds vs Derby

Over 2.5 -9

P.Mahomes rushing yards over 16½ 2U -2.4

T.Kelce pass receptions over 6½ Kidney +8

yards over 88.5 3U +3

Cowboys +4.5 -5.5U
Cowboys +8.5 8U MAX +8
TT over 3rd 3U +3
1 unit 10 Point Teaser -1

Colts +14.5


Under 59

Parlay 1U -1

Colts ML


Under 50


Saints TT over 30.5

Colts +4.5 3U -3.6

ML 3U -3

Zeke Rush TD 5U MAX +5

Gurley over 4 receptions 5U MAX -6

Man U vs Tottenham Over 2,5 8U MAX -9.5

BTTS and over 2.5 8 U MAX -8.8

Saints first Q TT over 6.5 5U MAX -6.5

Saints TT first half over 14.5 8U MAX -8.8

Saints Game TT over 30.5 8U MAX -8.8

Brees over 2 pass TD 10U MAX Prop of the season PUSH
Saints -2.5 8
Saints -2.5 +3
Pats -27.5 2U -2.2
Pats TT first half over +2
Game over 63.5 5U +5
Man City first half -1 2U +2

KANSAS TT over 80.5 5U MAX -5.6
Texas vs. Kansas 2nd half over 75 2U +2


Melbourne TT over 1.5 5U MAX +5

Melbourne 1U +1.2


Over 150 3U +3

Buffalo -14 2U -2.2

TT over 86 2U +2


The last article read +33.2U -29.9= +3.3

This doesn't include a lot of my wins from live bets as its hard to be on the same page. All those plays graded on my page on Twitter.

New Plays
Derby at Southampton
Over 2.5 1U


Juventus -1 3U


Juventus TT over 1.5 3U


Ronaldo Goal 1U

Update 133 CST


Saint Etienne vs Marseille

St E TT over 1.5 +115 2U

St E ML draw no bet 5U MAX

Over 2.5 1U


Saint Etienne +1 5U MAX


NCAA Hoops

Houston PK 3U


NCAA Washington -9 -120 ( 9.5 Buy the hook) 3U T

eam total over 75 3U

For any questions or comments reach me @JerryBoKnowz Twitter.

Be sure to check out my show MoneyLine with Josh Jordan on ESPN 97.5. We're on every Sunday from 10-noon, and we'll talk a lot of fantasy football and NFL gambling. Also, be sure to follow us @Moneyline975 on Twitter.

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There's an elephant in the room when it comes to the Houston Texans. No, it's not Bill O'Brien. He's the ominous black cloud that hoovers over the whole building. That cloud is like a slow moving weather system that's constantly dumping rain and flooding the city. Eventually, it'll pass, we'll rebuild and recover from it.

It's not even the McNair family. Cal and Janice are the building itself. It exists, but needs people around and operating it in order for it to fully function. Sure, it could use some work. After all, it's almost twenty years old and could probably use a facelift. It happens when buildings age and are only taken care of or held to minimal standards.

The elephant in the room is Deshaun Watson. More specifically, his progress as a franchise/superstar quarterback. I've heard different people talk about this in one way, shape, form or whatever. AJ and Fred covered it on ESPN Houston's The Blitz. My friend @itsDanielBsr tweeted it and brought it up as well. There were others who talked about this topic, but these were the two places I encountered it in which I could pay closer attention.

When it comes to Watson, most people believe he's a great talent. However, there is a growing sentiment that it's time for him to take the next step. Watson turned 25 on September 14. He signed his four-year extension about a week before his birthday. When you're getting paid like a top quarterback and people recognize you as one of the better young quarterbacks, there comes a time when you need to poop or get off the pot.

When calling Watson to the carpet, people will call O'Brien into question. O'Brien is a factor in holding Watson back some. He's been the play-caller his whole time here in Houston up until this year when he allegedly turned it over to Tim Kelly. We've all seen how that has gone. O'Brien is also the general manager that traded away Watson's top target in DeAndre Hopkins. These type of things can hinder a young quarterback's growth and development, but at what point do we stop blaming O'Brien and start looking at Watson?

Some will point to the offensive line as a key factor as to why Watson isn't progressing. We've seen him escape sacks and create plays out of thin air. But when is it time to call him to the carpet for not going through his reads and/or making a check-down? He often escapes sacks and looks downfield, but should he be looking to scramble more often? Should he be reading progressions better? These intimate details are answers we won't ever get, but we hope we can understand that Watson is making his reads and decisions the way he's supposed to.

Whether it's his big extension, his bumbling idiot of a head coach, his lack of protection, or his lack of weapons, fans will eventually stop giving Watson a pass. Del said it best on ESPN Houston's The Bench: When will people stop bringing up Clemson when talking about Watson's greatness? NFL quarterbacks have their college career talked about in their rookie seasons. After that, it's all about what have you done for me lately. I sincerely hope Watson realizes his tremendous potential. He's a star now and a superstar in the making. The one thing that he needs is the success on the field that will catapult him into the upper echelon of the other top talents at his position. Tom Brady, Drew Brees, Aaron Rodgers, Pat Mahomes, Russell Wilson, and Lamar Jackson all have either a league MVP award and/or a Super Bowl ring. If Watson is to be mentioned in that rarefied air, he needs to start taking the necessary steps. The clock is ticking and people are watching. Your move Deshaun.

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