I have never been good at betting on NFL football. Invariably, I am on the wrong side of picking the over/under or the winner, especially Superbowl games. I always thought it was my lack of information. So this season I entered two NFL football pools sponsored by a friend, and I was determined to do some research on ESPN every week.
The first pool is called “Pick ‘em/ Rank’em” where you pick the winner of every NFL game each week, and then assign a confidence level of 1 (think Browns) to 16 (think Patriots) to each pick. Since everyone has a bad week now and then, you get to throw out your two worst weekly totals.
The point spreads do not matter in “Pick ‘em/ Rank’em”, other than showing the bookies’ confidence level.… Read this article