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Ben Burns was 5-1 in the Opening Rd of the NCAA Tournament, a PERFECT 3-0 with his top-rated releases. In fact, he was less than a bucket away from being a PERFECT 6-0.

Ben Burns is 100% PERFECT with his O/U plays in the tournament so far. Overall, he was 5-1 in the Opening Rd (missed 6-0 sweep by less than a bucket) and that includes a 100% PERFECT RECORD (3-0) with his top-rated plays. In fact, top-rated CBB plays are are on a long-term $55K RUN, part of an overall basketball top play run which exceeds $80K!

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Ben Burns is making one play on Saturday's NBA card and its an ABSOLUTE MUST PLAY of a total. Whatever you do, don't forget to add this one to your card. Its that good!

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Ben Burns WON BIG (again) in the NCAA Tournament on Friday but passed on pucks. Burns returns to the rink in style on Saturday. Make sure you're on board!

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Ben Burns was 5-1 in the Opening Rd of the NCAA Tournament, a PERFECT 3-0 with his top-rated releases. In fact, he was less than a bucket away from being a PERFECT 6-0. Top rated CBB plays are on a long-term $55K RUN, part of an overall basketball (NBA/CBB) top play run which exceeds $80K. Top rated side of the Opening Rd was Washington. **EARLY!**

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Ben Burns was a PERFECT 3-0 in the Opening Rd of the NCAA Tourmament, with his top-rated plays. Overall, he was 5-1. If you enjoyed his top-rated side and total from the first round, then you NEED to get down on his #1 TOTAL FROM THE 2ND ROUND. Opportunity is knocking!

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If you enjoyed Ben Burns' NHL GAME OF THE MONTH WINNER, you'll want to make sure you're board for his #1 GAME OF THE WEEK. The time is NOW!

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Ben Burns is among the most respected handicappers in the world and he's ON ABSOLUTE FIRE. Don't believe? Grab a 3-DAY PASS and see for yourself!

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Enjoying yet ANOTHER WINNING YEAR, Ben Burns is closing it off with the "DECEMBER OF A LIFETIME!" After absolutely DOMINATING November, Ben has done the impossible & taken his game to an even higher level this month! 

WHITE HOT ACROSS THE BOARD, he's 7-1 his L8, 52-22 his L74 overall and a SICK 27-9 his L36 top-rated plays. Going back finds top plays have produced an INSANE $107K IN PROFIT. *Be part of history!

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Matchup Selection W/L
NBA  |  Mar 22, 2019
Grizzlies vs Magic
OVER 208½ -110 Won
Play Type: Top Premium

I'm playing on Memphis/Orlando OVER the total. This is a very low O/U number and I believe that it'll prove to be too low. Last time out, the Magic scored 119 but their opponent managed only 96. Orlando should put up a failry big number again only this time its opponent should do the same. Mike Conley has been playing very well lately. So, one might assume that his likely absence (currently doubtful) for tonight's game would hurt the Memphis offense. However, Conley's real brilliance is on the defensive side of the ball. With him likely out and Gasol having been traded to Toronto, this isn't the same dominant defensive team that we've gotten used to. A look at the Grizzlies' last three games, all of which exceeded the total, shows combined scores of 243, 263 and 241. The Grizzlies have now scored 105 or more in six straight games and 13 of their last 14. The Grizzlies have covered five of their last seven and the OVER is 6-1 when they'd covered five or six of their previous seven. Expect those stats to improve here. 

Matchup Selection W/L
NBA  |  Mar 22, 2019
Spurs vs Rockets
OVER 220 -110 Lost
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I'm playing on San Antonio/Houston OVER the number. While this number may seem on the high side for a San Antonio game, consider that the Spurs have seen the OVER go 14-3 when playing a road game with an O/U line of 220 or greater. The OVER is also 17-5 when they were listed as road underdogs. The Rockets are off a 126-125 loss against Memphis. That's worth noting as the OVER is 11-2 when they were off a divisional game, a 4-1 OVER mark when that divisional game resulted in a loss. Expect another high-scoring affair this evening. 

Matchup Selection W/L
NCAA-B  |  Mar 22, 2019
Northern Kentucky vs Texas Tech
Northern Kentucky
+13 -110 at sportsbook
Play Type: Premium

I'm playing on NORTHERN KENTUCKY (8* BREAKFAST CLUB). While they had a strong season, I feel that the Red Raiders are a little overrated here. Lets not forget that this is a team which was picked to finish 7th in the Big 12 preseason poll. While they do indeed have a stingy defense, the Raiders only average 73 points. Thats going to make covering double-digits difficult against a Northern Kentucky team which averages more than 79 ppg. The Norse have won five straight and they're not a team which gets blown out. They've lost four games over the past couple of months; all four losses came by six or fewer points. Northern Kentucky is 9-3 ATS its last 12 neutral court games and that includes a perfect 5-0 ATS mark when they weren't listed as a favorite. Expect the Norse to take this game down to the wire with a shot at the outright win. 

Matchup Selection W/L
NCAA-B  |  Mar 22, 2019
Colgate vs Tennessee
UNDER 148½ -110 Won
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I'm playing on Colgate/Tennessee UNDER the total. Colgate has been an underdog six times this season and five of those stayed below the total. Going back further finds the UNDER at 11-3 their last 14 in the underdog role (games with totals) and 23-8 the past 31. After getting blown out by Auburn last time out, the Vols are going to be highly motivated for a dominant defensive performance. Note that the UNDER is 17-9-1 the past 27 times that Tennessee was off a loss. That includes an 8-4 UNDER mark when that loss came against an SEC opponent in a game where the Vols were favored. During the same span, the UNDER is 7-4 after the Vols had allowed 75 or more points in b2b games. With the UNDER also 10-2-1 the past 13 times that the Vols were in a first round NCAA Tournament game, look for this one to prove lower-scoring than most will be expecting. 

Matchup Selection W/L
NCAA-B  |  Mar 22, 2019
Washington vs Utah State
+3 -103 at betonline
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I'm playing on WASHINGTON. Perhaps its due to the blowout loss to Oregon, but the Huskies sure aren't getting much respect here. This is a team which won the Pac-12 regular season. The Huskies are also a team which hasn't lost two in a row this entire season, a perfect 7-0 when coming off a loss. While the Aggies are indeed on a roll and off b2b ATS wins, they're just 8-13 ATS the past 21 times that they'd covered the spread in two or more consecutive games. Utah State over-achieved this season. Though the Aggies do a lot of good things, they struggle at defending the perimeter and they also aren't very good at forcing turnovers. Those weaknesses haven't hurt them against weaker competition but I expect them to make the difference here. Expect the Huskies to score the upset in this one. 

Matchup Selection W/L
NHL  |  Mar 23, 2019
Coyotes vs Devils
+1½ -170 at sportsbook
Play Type: Premium

I'm playing NJ on the puck-line (+1.5 goals.) While I like the Devils' chances of winning this one outright, the extra +1.5 goals could easily come in handy. Both teams are struggling, each has lost three straight.  Note that the Coyotes are 19-35 (-5.2) vs. the money-line, its last 54 when off three straight losses. During the same span, the Coyotes are also just 32-50, after a loss by two or more goals. This season's earlier meeting resulted in a 1-goal game, a 3-2 (shootout) win for the Devils. In fact, three of the last four between these teams were decided by a single goal. As of this writing, Schneider is projected to start for the Devils. Thats noteworthy as he's 9-1-1 with a dominant 1.57 GAA in his career, vs. Arizona. Expect AT LEAST a "puck-line cover" for the home team. 

Matchup Selection W/L
NCAA-B  |  Mar 23, 2019
Florida vs Michigan
-7 -109 at GTBets
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I'm playing on Michigan. The Big 10 has looked pretty strong thus far and the Wolverines have looked as good as any from that conference. They cruised to a 74-55 victory over Montana on Thursday. I expect another convincing win on Saturday. The Gators may have scored a minor upset against Nevada. However, they've still lost four of seven overall and they're still just 9-15-1 ATS their past 25, against when listed as underdogs. They won't be used to the type of defense; the Wolverines allow 54.5 ppg against non-conf. opponents.The Wolverines are a dominant 20-7-1 ATS their last 28 on a neutral court. They're also 14-7 ATS their last 20 when playing a game with an O/U line in the 120s. Expect them to pull away for a double-digit win.

Matchup Selection W/L
NCAA-B  |  Mar 23, 2019
Maryland vs LSU
OVER 145 -108 Lost
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I'm playing Maryland/LSU OVER the total. I won with the 'under' in the Tigers' first game. However, that was against Yale and the O/U line was much higher than this one. Though Yale had a decent offense, I felt that number was too high. I feel the opposite about this much lower number. While I thought LSU might potentially pull away from Yale, I feel that Maryland isn't going to go away. (Yale, ultimately did ultimately hang around. However, LSU had built a 16-point lead by halftime.) The Terps, who won 79-77 Thursday, are going to keep scoring the entire way. Note that the OVER is 7-3 their last 10, when playing with one day or less worth of rest in between games. The Terps who are small underdogs here, had been favored in six straight games, before this one. With Thursday's result, the OVER is now 5-0 the past five when they were favored in their previous five games. The OVER is 5-2 the past seven times that LSU played with one or less day's rest in between games, 2-0 this season. During that stretch, the OVER is also 25-16 when they played a game with an O/U line in the 140s. Expect those stats to improve here. 


Age: 45


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.