Free CFB Saturday Play

On September 30, 2016, in Free Picks, NCAAF, by Stephen

Kansas State plus 3 1/2 at West Virginia I like what I’m getting with the ‘dog in this matchup: A Wildcats defense that gives up the fewest yards and passing yards per game in the nation and an offense that is No. 1 in red zone percentage going 16-for-16 in scoring from inside the 20-yard […]

Nover’s View: Top 10 NFL Week 3 Observations

On September 26, 2016, in NFL, by Stephen

Here are my top 10 NFL Week 3 observations: 1. Ever root against your own bet? I found myself doing that Sunday hoping the hopeless Browns would upset the spendthrift, gutless and thoroughly unlikable Dolphins. Not only couldn’t the 0-2 playing-at-home-for-the-first-time Dolphins cover a double-digit spread facing overmatched Cody Kessler and an inexperienced, banged-up Browns […]

NFL Week 3 Injury Spots

On September 23, 2016, in NFL, by Stephen

Here are five injuries and injury situations to consider when deciding what NFL games to play: Baltimore at Jacksonville: There is a Zig-Zag feel to backing the 0-2 Jaguars at home against the 2-0 Ravens, victors against the winless Bills and Browns. Caution is advised, though, and it’s not just because of the huge coaching […]

Worst NFL Commentators

On September 22, 2016, in NFL, by Stephen

Rarely does an NFL network commentator tell you anything you don’t already know. Most just say the obvious. There are a few really good ones such as Cris Collinsworth, Howie Long and Rich Gannon. There also are some really bad ones. At the head of my list for the worst are Boomer Esiason and Terry […]

Stephen Nover’s Free Wednesday Play

On September 21, 2016, in Free Picks, MLB, by Stephen

Brewers plus $1.10 hosting Pirates After surprising the Cubs by winning three of four at Wrigley Field, the Brewers came out lethargic in their last game, losing 6-3 to the Pirates Tuesday night. Look for better things from the Brewers today. The Pirates are nothing special, a .500 club that is 8-14 in their last […]

10 Observations from Week 2

On September 19, 2016, in NFL, by Stephen

Here are my 10 quick-hitting observations from Week 2 of the NFL season. 1. The Giants have already established themselves as the team to beat in the NFC East. Their upgraded defense is living up to their higher expectations and the offense is showing signs of coming around. Odell Beckham Jr. is a top-three wide […]