SPECIAL NOTICE

Hi Guys -

I'll be returning on September 1 with my Daily Video and Picks.

Just being overly cautious here as I continue recovering from yet another bad case of pneumonia that's kept me on the bench the past month and left me with only about 70% of my lung capacity. 

This is a great job, but it's a 365-day-a-year job. My last full day off was three summers ago when I missed a week with prostate surgery. 

Not exactly a week at the beach, you know?

It's a long, long football season coming up, one that shifts from the Super Bowl to March Madness to the NBA playoffs and then right to the most profitable time of the year, baseball. And then August knocks on the door again. If I don't get myself healthy now, I'm not here for October and November.

Thank you for your patience and I'll see you again September 1.

As for the video above, with the new movie Hands of Stone opening this weekend I thought I'd talk about the subject matter - Robert Duran - who was one of my all-time favorite fighters and a guy who was in two of the Top-8 best fights I ever saw or covered as a reporter.

- Al DeMarco 


 


 

10 of 14 Winning Football Seasons

(NFL & College Combined)

 


 
187-159-13 NFL Roll
past five years combined
 
+125.75 Dimes
 
(FYI - 99% of my plays are rated between 5 and 15 dimes)
 

 
10-4
with highest rated 30 Dime NFL releases
past five years combined

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1/18/15 - Seattle/New England Teaser - Winner
 

 
84-68-7 Run
with NFL 15 Dimers past six seasons


 

Biggest NBA Plays Since 2009

 

15 Dime Releases

 

76-54-3 Record


Last Release - Cavs (+190) in Finals

 


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Al DeMarco's Rating System

Over the 25 years I've been doing this, one of the biggest misconceptions I've encountered from customers is their belief that winningpercentageactually matters in this business. Bottom line is that a straight-up winning percentage means absolutely nothing when your handicapper - such as myself - releases rated selections. Read further and you'll understand why.

 

I use the "dime" rating system, going in 5 dime increments, generally keeping those plays between 5 and 50 dimes. Yes, that's a wide range, but truth be told, I usually max out around 30 dimes, rarely venturing into the rarefied air toward 50 dimes unless I've built a substantial bankroll. Doing anything different would be irresponsible bankroll management on my part and a total disservice toward you, my clients.

 

I like to keep it simple from a money-management system so my customers can always know exactly how they should beallocatingtheir bankroll in proportion to the rating I assign to a selection.

 

Obviously, a 50 Dime play is five times stronger than a 10 Dime release and twice as strong as a 25 Dime pick.

 

And each day when you see my compiling or mentioning my NET profit figures, keep in mind I've computing them based on the following formula:

 

Net Profit = Wins - Losses- Vig

 

Of course let's not forget my golden rule of gambling: Never bet more than you can afford to lose. No rating system - including mine - is effective unless you pay attention to that rule. By heeding my advice you can never fall into a financial abyss from which there is no escape.

 

A question gamblers always pose is "How much should I be playing?" Obviously, there is no set, firm answer, but my advice would be to follow my money management system and base the size of your wagers on a percentage of your total bankroll.

 

Let me explain further...

 

Take your total bankroll - the amount you can afford to lose in an absolute worst case scenario on a single day. Let's say it's $400 on a college football Saturday. And on that Saturday I release a 50 Dime play and two 20 Dime picks.

 

Let's do some quick math...I've got atotalof 90 dimes of action on the table (one 50 dime play and two 20 dimers).  You've got amaximum one-day bankrollof $400. Simply divide the $400 by the 90 dimes and you've got a per dime wager of $4.44.

 

Now it's time for some simple multiplication. If a dime is worth $4.44, my 50 Dime rated release equals approximately a $222 wager on your part. And my two 20 Dime rates picks equal approximately $88.88 wagers each. Add everything back up and you've got your initial $400 bankroll all over again.

 

This obviously all applies to a single wagering day. It's up to you to figure out how to allocate your bankroll over the course of a week or month.

 

Now, back to how inconsequential winning percentages can be: Let's say I have a 50 Dime play and three 10 Dime releases on an NFL Sunday. If I win the 50 Dime play and go 0-3 with the 10 Dime releases, my overall record is a dismal 1-3 but my net profit is a healthy 17 dimes. Conversely, let's say I lose the 50 Dime play and go 3-0 with the 10 Dime releases. My overall record is an impressive 3-1, but my net profit is a negative -25 dimes.

 

Which would you prefer, the losing record and winning day, or the winning record or losing day?

 

Believe what you want, but I'm telling you the truth: Winning percentage means nothing in this business as the above illustration will prove time and time again. Of course, crafty salesmen masquerading as handicappers can spin gold using the second scenario, but I feel it's my job to educate you about what is the TRUTH in this business - whether you become my customer or not.

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NFL - Week #4 - Wednesday, August 31, 2016
8:00 PM 111 Washington
112 Tampa Bay
20
13

Final
35½
-3-15
36
-3
36½
-3-15
36
-3-05
35½
-3-15
36
-3
NFL - Week #4 - Thursday, September 01, 2016
7:00 PM 101 Ny Jets
102 Philadelphia
    37½u15
-3½-15
37½
-3½
 
 
37½
-3½
37½u15
-3½-15
37½
-4
7:00 PM 103 Jacksonville
104 Atlanta
    38u15
-3½
38
-3½
 
 
39
-3½
38u15
-3½
39½
-3½
7:00 PM 105 Tennessee
106 Miami
    38u15
-2½-15
38
-2½
 
 
39
-3-05
38u15
-2½-15
39½
-2½
7:00 PM 107 New England
108 Ny Giants
    37½
-3-05
37½
-3
 
 
37½
-2½-20
37½
-3-05
38
-3-05
7:30 PM 109 Buffalo
110 Detroit
    37½
-3-25
37½
-3½
 
 
38u15
-3-20
37½
-3-25
38
-3½
7:30 PM 113 Indianapolis
114 Cincinnati
    38
-4
38
-4
 
 
38½
-4
38
-4
38½
-4
7:30 PM 115 Pittsburgh
116 Carolina
    37½
-4
37½
-4
 
 
38½
-4-15
37½
-4
38½
-4
8:00 PM 117 Green Bay
118 Kansas City
    37u15
-3½
37
-3½
 
 
37u15
-3½
37u15
-3½
37
-3½
8:00 PM 119 Baltimore
120 New Orleans
    40
-5½
40½
-5½
 
 
40½
-5½
40
-5½
40½
-5½
8:00 PM 121 Houston
122 Dallas
    -3-15
37u15
-3
37
 
 
-3-15
37
-3-15
37u15
-3
37
8:00 PM 123 Chicago
124 Cleveland
    37u15
-5½
37
-5½
 
 
37
-5½
37u15
-5½
37
-5½
8:00 PM 125 Los Angeles
126 Minnesota
    35
-1½-05
35
-1
 
 
35
-1½
35
-1½-05
35
-1½
9:30 PM 127 Denver
128 Arizona
    37½
-4
38
-4
 
 
38
-4
37½
-4
38
-4
10:00 PM 129 San Francisco
130 San Diego
    38½u15
-1
39
-1
 
 
39½
-1½
38½u15
-1
39½
-1½
10:00 PM 131 Seattle
132 Oakland
    38
-1½-15
38½
-2
 
 
38½
-1½-15
38
-1½-15
38½
-1½
NFL - NFL Week #1 - Thursday, September 08, 2016
8:30 PM 451 Carolina
452 Denver
    -3-25
41½
-3-20
41½
 
 
 
 
-3-25
41½
-3-20
42
NFL - NFL Week #1 - Sunday, September 11, 2016
1:00 PM 453 Tampa Bay
454 Atlanta
    47½
-3+ev
47½
-3
 
 
 
 
47½
-3+ev
47½
-3-20
1:00 PM 455 Minnesota
456 Tennessee
     
 
-1
41
 
 
 
 
 
 
-1
41
1:00 PM 457 Cleveland
458 Philadelphia
    43
-6-05
42½
-6
 
 
 
 
43
-6-05
43½
-6
1:00 PM 459 Cincinnati
460 Ny Jets
    -2
42
-2
41½
 
 
 
 
-2
42
-1½
42
1:00 PM 461 Oakland
462 New Orleans
    51
pk-15
51
-1
 
 
 
 
51
pk-15
51
-1
1:00 PM 463 San Diego
464 Kansas City
    44½
-7-05
44½
-7
 
 
 
 
44½
-7-05
44
-7
1:00 PM 465 Buffalo
466 Baltimore
    44½
-3
44½
-3
 
 
 
 
44½
-3
44
-3
1:00 PM 467 Chicago
468 Houston
    44
-4½
44
-5½
 
 
 
 
44
-4½
44½
-4½
1:00 PM 469 Green Bay
470 Jacksonville
    -4½
48
-4½
48
 
 
 
 
-4½
48
-4½
48
4:05 PM 471 Miami
472 Seattle
    44
-10½
44
-10½
 
 
 
 
44
-10½
44
-10
4:25 PM 473 Ny Giants
474 Dallas
    47½
-1
47½
pk
 
 
 
 
47½
-1
47½
pk
4:25 PM 475 Detroit
476 Indianapolis
    50½
-4
51
-3½
 
 
 
 
50½
-4
50½
-4½
8:30 PM 477 New England
478 Arizona
    47½
-5½
47½
-5½
 
 
 
 
47½
-5½
48
-6
NFL - NFL Week #1 - Monday, September 12, 2016
7:10 PM 479 Pittsburgh
480 Washington
    -3-25
50
-3-20
50½
 
 
 
 
-3-25
50
-3½+ev
50½
10:20 PM 481 Los Angeles
482 San Francisco
    -3+ev
44½
-2½
44½
 
 
 
 
-3+ev
44½
-3+ev
44½
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