Tuesday, October 23, 2018
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Mike Gelfand

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Mike Gelfand is a longtime writer and radio personality in the Twin Cities. He has written for the Minneapolis Tribune and Wall Street Journal and was a member of the KQ Morning Show. You can hear him on Bob Sansevere's BS Show Wednesdays and Fridays.

THE MINNESOTA LINE: A Nine-Team Parlay (!) & Week 7 Picks

Mike Gelfand, Colton Molesky and Sam Ekstrom discuss another wacky NFL week, some of the absurdly high point totals and Colton's stab at a...

GELFAND: Week 6 Picks and the Gambler’s Annoyance

Losing irritates any sane gambler. Going an absurdly unlikely 0-3 can cause momentary episodes of irrationality. No, I would never kick my cat. But...

GELFAND: Week 5 Picks and Spawning Nematodes

So, after all the fuss, the whole thing was a sham. And boy, did those wise guys on Park Avenue have us fooled. We...

THE MINNESOTA LINE: Hockey/Hoops Betting & Week 5 Picks

Mike Gelfand, Colton Molesky and Sam Ekstrom review a topsy turvy Week 4, discuss the benefits and pitfalls of betting on winter sports, debate...

GELFAND: Week 4 Picks with a Dash of Apostasy

Perhaps I shouldn't admit it, but I enjoyed watching the Vikings lose to the Rams on Thursday. Before I am banished to the hacky-sack...

GELFAND: Carlson Kicked to the Curb — and Week 3 Picks

I'm pretty sure I'm not alone in my dismay and shock after the news that Minnesota's own Daniel Carlson had been booted from the...

THE MINNESOTA LINE: Jimmy Butler Trade Destination Odds & Week 3...

Mike Gelfand, Colton Molesky and Sam Ekstrom discuss a rocky Week 2 in NFL picks, the new lines on Jimmy Butler's future team and...

GELFAND: Find a Friend Who Can Guess Games Wrong For You...

As NFL shills used to say, even the worst teams can win on any given Sunday. And that's also true for the worst gamblers....

THE MINNESOTA LINE: Week 2 NFL Plays & A Doubly Epic...

Mike Gelfand, Colton Molesky and Sam Ekstrom review their Week 1 NFL bets, bemoan their losses and celebrate their wins. They've got some Week...

GELFAND: Good Gamblers Know It’s All About How You Start (Week...

Outside my cramped home office, nature lives in far more harmony than we humans. A well-nourished doe munches on what remains of my hostas....