GELFAND: MNF Insights and Week 8 Picks
By Mike Gelfand - Oct 25, 2018
These are sullen, polarized, vicious, violent and pretty much despicable times. And that’s just on the football field. Look past America’s pastime (sorry, baseball) and things may […]
GELFAND: Bad Baseball Beats and Week 7 NFL Picks
By Mike Gelfand - Oct 20, 2018
For reasons I can no longer recall — hell, it’s been two weeks already — I placed a wager on Houston to get to the World Series. […]
THE MINNESOTA LINE: A Nine-Team Parlay (!) & Week 7 Picks
By Mike Gelfand - Oct 18, 2018
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 nine-team parlay. Music […]
GELFAND: Week 6 Picks and the Gambler’s Annoyance
By Mike Gelfand - Oct 12, 2018
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 I would throw […]
GELFAND: Week 5 Picks and Spawning Nematodes
By Mike Gelfand - Oct 4, 2018
So, after all the fuss, the whole thing was a sham. And boy, did those wise guys on Park Avenue have us fooled. We actually believed that […]
THE MINNESOTA LINE: Hockey/Hoops Betting & Week 5 Picks
By Mike Gelfand - Oct 3, 2018
Mike Gelfand, Colton Molesky and Sam Ekstrom review a topsy turvy Week 4, discuss the benefits and pitfalls of betting on winter sports, debate the over/under in […]
GELFAND: Week 4 Picks with a Dash of Apostasy
By Mike Gelfand - Sep 28, 2018
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 beat, I should […]
GELFAND: Carlson Kicked to the Curb — and Week 3 Picks
By Mike Gelfand - Sep 21, 2018
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 Vikings’ roster after […]
THE MINNESOTA LINE: Jimmy Butler Trade Destination Odds & Week 3 Picks
By Mike Gelfand - Sep 20, 2018
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 what they expect […]
GELFAND: Find a Friend Who Can Guess Games Wrong For You (and Week 2 Picks)
By Mike Gelfand - Sep 14, 2018
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 point spread […]
THE MINNESOTA LINE: Week 2 NFL Plays & A Doubly Epic Bad Beat Story
By Mike Gelfand - Sep 12, 2018
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 2 plays and […]
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GELFAND: Good Gamblers Know It’s All About How You Start (Week 1 NFL Picks)
By Mike Gelfand - Sep 6, 2018
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. Oh, well. A […]