Winning Day # 129 of 217 (and 9 of 13)
$10 bettors up $26,060 past 216 days
Biggest College Play This Year
Winner # 8 of 10
Non-Conference Game of the Year
Auburn-Penn State - 7:30 ET
Perfect 4-0 with 75 Dimers in College This Season
- including Cal (+11') covering in a 2-point loss at TCU last Saturday -
and this play is STRONGER than all of them
83-55 Overall roll with 75 Dimers
- including 15 of 19 to close college hoops
plus Tampa Bay in the Super Bowl -
and this release is BIGGER
9/17 -50 Dime - Dodgers (-105 RL) - Loss
9/16 - 50 Dime - Giants-Football Team Under - Loss
9/15 - 75 Dime - A's (RL) - Off Pitcher/No Play
9/14 - 75 Dime - Rays (+125) - Win
9/13 - 75 Dime - Ravens (-130) - Loss
9/12 - 75 Dime - Steelers - Win
9/11 - 75 Dime - Cal - Win
9/10 - 75 Dime - Tigers (+140) - Off Pitcher/No Play
9/9 - 75 Dime - Dallas Cowboys - Win
9/8 - 75 Dime - Reds -110 - Loss
9/7 - 75 Dime - Braves (RL) - Win
9/6 - 75 Dime - Ole Miss - Win
9/5 - 75 Dime - Florida State - Win
9/4 - 75 Dime - Penn State - Win
Mitch Newman's Rating System
In college I had one particular finance instructor who used to say "5/3rds of all people just don't get fractions."
I think gamblers feel the same way about handicappers' ratings sometimes.
Why must they be so complicated? The entire point of a rating system is that you know how much a handicapper likes a play in relation to how much you should be wagering on it.
Ah, but there's the rub.
I'm going to rate my plays on a 10-to-100 dime system. Nice and simple, right? An 80 Dimer is twice as strong as a 40 Dimer. A 100 Dimer is a Max Wager and 2 1/2 times stronger than a 40 Dimer.
But how does that correlate to the amount you wager? Well, there are two factors you should consider and only you have those answers:
1 - The size of your bankroll for that given day
2 - Whether you're entering the day on a positive or negative roll
Who is Mitch Newman?
I know I may not look
the type, but looks can be deceiving because I got hooked on this thing called gambling probably from the minute I played my first parlay card in 10th grade.
You remember those little slips from years ago your friends would hand out in class. Pick 4 teams for $1 to win $10.
Did I ever win? Hell no, but that taste was all I needed. I graduated to betting through my first "real" bookie while in college, where I studied business.
You hear a lot about analytics when it comes to managing and coaching teams nowadays. Numbers obviously have a huge impact when it comes to handicapping games and I certainly respect them having a business background. But you can't ignore your gut instinct, your "feel" for a game. It's that blend that's made me successful over the years.
I've used my college degree and worked in the business world, but I eventually gravitated toward the gambling industry, first working as a writer for a couple of national publications/tipsheets and then releasing my own picks to a small following I had built via a phone service. This, however, is the first time I've ever released my plays online to the masses.