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Matchup Selection W/L
NCAA-B  |  Nov 17, 2018
St. Louis vs Seton Hall
St. Louis
+7½ -110 at BMaker
Play Type: Top Premium

I'm playing on ST LOUIS. The Billikens have won all three of their games and come in confident. On the other hand, the Pirates may have lost a little of their swagger; they were hammered by 23 points, at Nebraska, last time out. The Pirates have lost a lot: Desi Rodriguez (17.8 ppg), Khadeen Carrington (15.6 ppg and 4.4 apg), and all-time rebounding leader Angel Delgado (13.6 ppg and 11.8 rpg). Expect them to have their hands full. 

Matchup Selection W/L
NHL  |  Nov 17, 2018
Penguins vs Senators
-153 at pinnacle
Play Type: Top Premium

I'm playing on PITTSBURGH (10* VIOLATOR). Even without Crosby, the Penguins have more than enough to take care of a defensively-challenged Senators team which is allowing a whopping 4.1 goals per game. Thats by far the most goals allowed in the league. Off b2b losses and having now dropped seven of eight, the Pens are going to be extremely motivated. This is a team that they can absolutely "get healthy" against. They will. 

Matchup Selection W/L
NCAA-F  |  Nov 17, 2018
Pittsburgh vs Wake Forest
Wake Forest
+7 -110 at betonline
Play Type: Premium

I'm playing on WF. Off three straight wins, the Panthers have admittedly been playing well. They can actually clinch the division title here, which has driven up the line. In my opinion, thats providing us with excellent value on the home underdog Deacons. Wake Forest showed it wasn't ready to wave the white flag on its season, winning at NC State last week. While the Panthers would obviously like to wrap up the division now, instead of having to do so against Miami, the Deacons are arguably more desperate, as they're fighting to become bowl eligible. Despite the implications of the game, I think it may be easy for the Panthers to look past Wake Forest. Note that Pittsburgh is just 4-9-1 ATS the past 14 times that it was a favorite. During the same stretch, Wake Forest was 13-7 ATS as an underdog. I'm taking the points. 

Matchup Selection W/L
NCAA-F  |  Nov 17, 2018
Tulsa vs Navy
-5 -108 at pinnacle
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I'm playing on NAVY (10* GAME OF WEEK). The Midshipmen have had an extremely difficult schedule. Tulsa is the weakest team that they've faced since September. Their last four games came against the likes of Cincinnati, UCF, Houston and Notre Dame. Those teams are 9-1, 9-0, 7-3 and 10-0. Now, the Midshipmen take a significant step down in class to take on a Tulsa team which is just 2-8. With a rare chance at victory, they won't waste the opportunity. Navy beat Tulsa by double-digits last season. Considering that Tulsa is winless on the road, each of the last four losses coming by double-digits, I'm expecting more of the same Saturday afternoon. 

Matchup Selection W/L
NCAA-F  |  Nov 17, 2018
Nevada vs San Jose State
UNDER 60 -111 Won
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I'm playing on Nevada/SJ State UNDER the total (10* TOTAL OF MONTH). The last time that Nevada played here, the O/U line was 56 but the teams combined for only 24 points, a 14-10 win for the Spartans. I look for this one to also prove lower-scoring than most will be expecting. True, the Spartans got lit up for 62 points last week. However, that was at Utah State against an extremely explosive Aggie offense. Off that effort, they'll absolutely be looking to improve defensively this week. Note that the only previous time that SJSU allowed more than 50 points this season, it responded by holiding SDSU to just 16 points the next time out, a 16-13 loss in a game where the O/U line was 62. Nevada allowed just 10 points last time out and allowed only 22 its last road game, a win at Hawaii. Including that result, a game where I won with the 'under,' the Wolfpack have seen the UNDER go 11-5 their last 16 on the road. That includes a 7-3 UNDER mark in road games where the O/U line ranged from 56.5 to 63. Expect those stats to improve Saturday. 

Matchup Selection W/L
NHL  |  Nov 18, 2018
Devils vs Hurricanes
-151 at betonline
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I'm playing on CAROLINA (8* ANNIHILATOR). Both teams played yesterday. Not all b2b spots are created equally though. While the Devils will also be playing their third game in the past four days, the Canes had four days off, prior to the b2b spot. In other words, the Devils arguably have a far more difficult b2b situation than do the Canes. Thats even more the case when considering that the Devils had to travel after yesterday's game while the Canes did not. Before dropping yesterday's game, the Devils had been playing well at home. They've been terrible on the road though, getting outscored by an average score of 4.3 to 2.4 while going just 2-7. Expect their road woes to continue for another day.

Matchup Selection W/L
NFL  |  Nov 18, 2018
Vikings vs Bears
UNDER 45½ -115
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I'm playing on Minnesota/Chicago UNDER the total (10* TOTAL OF WEEK). Last season's meetings had O/U lines of 41 and 38 and produced 37 and 33 combined points. Minnesota's trip here in 2016 also stayed below the total, finishing with just 30 combined points. While many of the faces are now different, I'm expecting another relatively low-scoring affair. Over their past three games, the Bears are allowing a mere 13.7 ppg on just 258.7 yards per game. In terms of yards allowed, the Vikes have been even stingier. They're allowing an average of only 247.3 ypg their past three games, opposing teams averaging 18.7 ppg. Including last season's games vs. the Bears, the Vikes have seen the UNDER go 10-4 their last 14 divisional games. During that span, they've also seen the UNDER go 9-4 when they were liste as underdogs. Expect those stats to improve Sunday night. 

Matchup Selection W/L
NFL  |  Nov 18, 2018
Steelers vs Jaguars
+6 -105 at Bovada
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I'm playing on JACKSONVILLE (10* GAME OF MONTH). Before the season began, not many would have predicted that the Steelers would be such big road favorites here. That would be particularly true if they knew that LeVeon Bell wasn't playing. Yet, that is indeed the case. The Steelers have been playing well while the Jags have underachieved. That said, I liked a number of things that I saw from the Jags in last weeks (3-point) loss vs. the Colts and I believe that the generous pointspread is providing us with excellent value. You may recall that the Jags beat the Steelers by three points in January. They also hammered them last October. Including those results, the're 5-0-1 ATS their last six against teams from the AFC North. They're going to come in confident. All four of Pittsburgh's road games have been decided by seven or fewer points. One finished in a tie, another was decided by three points. Speaking of close games, the Jags have now seen b2b games decided by six or fewer points. With another close game a real possibility and with the Steelers just 1-4 ATS their last five as road favorites in the -3.5 to -7 range, I'm grabbing the points.


Age: 42


In "Outliers," Malcolm Gladwell asks the question: "What makes high achievers different?" Gladwell suggests that those at the top of their field have a number of similarities - that their upbringing (culture, family, what generation they came from, experiences) had much to do with their success.

As a professional sports handicapper, Ben Burns is widely recognized as being "at the top of his field." A look at Ben's upbringing shows that he fits Gladwell's model to a tee.

Exposed to the world of point spreads early and often as a child, Burns reached adulthood as the Internet was first beginning to explode, just as the first offshore sportsbooks were springing up. By that time he'd already spent thousands of hours learning and studying stats.

From an early age it became apparent to family and friends that Ben wasn't a "typical" fan. At age 11, he was mentioned in a major newspaper (Toronto Star) for correctly predicting a high profile trade before the Major League Baseball trading deadline. (Winner of the contest got tickets to the All Star game.)

Ben's father and uncles were always involved in a weekly NFL (ATS) pool. Some of Ben's earliest memories included that pool and his fascination with it. As soon as he was allowed to play, Ben demonstrated an uncanny ability to surprise the adults. Around this time, one of his uncles moved his casino business to the Caribbean. This was the environment which he came from.

The caption underneath Ben's high-school graduation photo references Ben's love for betting on football. That's because he was famous throughout his school for annually winning the local football contest, along with the $1700 per year which was awarded to the champ.

Coming of age right as the first sports books were coming online, Ben was fortunate to enjoy some success with his some of his early online sports betting endeavors. He did so well that the first shop he ever played at ended up refusing to take his hockey bets.

Also, in the very early days of the Internet, Ben won an NBA playoff contest, put on by a company which was called The contest victory awarded him a trip for two to Las Vegas, $1000 cash, a limo at his disposal, free shows, hotel and live sports odds for a year. Not a bad prize for a kid in his early 20s. However, the bigger prize was that Ben was exposed to the world of "professional sports handicapping." Inspired by his personal success and encouraged by his peers, Ben first made his picks available to the public in 1998.

Achievements in Handicapping/Sports

Top Ranked NFL Handicapper

From the years of 1998-2007, Ben's selections were independently documented at one of the Internet's earliest and most respected sports monitors, Big Guy Sports. During that time, Ben earned literally dozens of documented Top 3 finishes in football, basketball, baseball AND hockey, including numerous #1 titles. Competing against a field of 150 of the biggest names in the industry, he ranked as the #1 NFL handicapper in the existence of that sports monitor, in their All-Time rankings.  No competing handicapping service ever came close to matching his NFL record. In fact, Ben also ranked as the #1 combined NFL/NCAA football handicapper.

10 Straight Super Bowl Winners

A big part of the reason for Ben's #1 NFL titles was his annual success in the playoffs. He fared particularly well with his Super Bowl selections. In fact, from 1999-2007, he released 10 Super Bowl picks (3 Sides, 7 totals) and went a perfect 10-0. (All selections independently documented.) In the middle of that 10-0 streak, in the 2002-2003 season, Ben won with both the Bucs and the "over" the year that they beat the Raiders. That win was particularly sweet as he predicted that Tampa would win the Super Bowl in a number of national magazines, prior to the season even starting.

Fantasy Legend

Ben got pretty seriously into the DFS world in 2014 and 2015. Recently, he was featured as "The High Roller" in the 2015 documentary, "Living the Fantasy." A regular fixture at Fan Duel and Draft Kings live championship events, Burns has taken down 6-figure scores in football, basketball AND baseball. While many of the other prominent DFS players come from a poker background, two decades as a sports handicapper provide a unique perspective.

Biggest Win of 2016

The year has just begun but Ben has already enjoyed some notable wins. His "Bowl Game of the Year," which happened to be a total (WVU/ASU "over") saw the teams combine for 85 points and 1196 total yards, all of them in regulation. Closing out the campaign with wins on Clemson AND the "over" in the championship game was also rewarding.  

Systems Used For Handicapping

Bruce Lee noted: "Man, the living creature, the creating individual, is always more important than any established style of system." Lee was known to talk about being shapeless, formless (like water) and ready to adapt to any situation. Likewise, Burns doesn't rely on any one particular methodology. Rather, he combines fundamental, technical and situational techniques, making use of any and all data, which he deems relevant to the situation.

Ben does tend to pay particular attention to the 'situational' side of things. Among numerous other factors, this includes trying to determine when (and why) a team will be extra motivated ("pumped up") to play its best and also when a team may be ripe for a "letdown." Burns has a contrarian nature and this trait is often revealed in his selections.  

Betting Philosophy

Ever adapting, Burns is just as likely to take points as he is to lay them. Over the years, he's played more "unders" than "overs" but that doesn't mean that he won't pull the trigger on an "over" when the time is right to do so. While many handicappers shy away from playing MLB/NHL favorites on the money-line, Ben has proven that one can be highly successful by doing so. For him, it’s all about value. If he can get a team at -130 that he likes and that believes should be -160, than that's a play.


Rating and Titles of Plays

Ben uses a scale of 5-10 to show his level of confidence with each play. Plays may include "titles" in order to give users a better idea of what to expect. Some of those titles include:

Personal Favorite - Strongest favorite (or pick'em game) in that sport for the day.

Best Bet - Strongest underdog (or pick'em game) in that sport for the day, occasionally can be a total.

Blue Chip Total - Strongest rated total in that sport/category for the day.

Main Event - Big play which is featured on national television.

Game Of The Week/Month/Year - Top rated side or total for that particular week/month/year.