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The Straw that Broke the Camels Back


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Kelso's Advanced Sports Betting: The Straw that Broke the Camel's Back

That's an important metaphor for sports bettors to remember. Because, it's a phenomenon that trumps many handicapping strategies. It doesn't matter what a camel's full season stats are if a final straw just broke his back. It doesn't matter what trends and angles favor that camel in their current game situation. It doesn't matter what the camel's Power Ratings or Computer Ratings are either. Once a team breaks down, you need to be betting against them until they show signs that they're standing up and ready to compete again.

We just saw great examples of that on Thanksgiving Day. I swept my NFL plays in my annual Turkey Shoot largely by fading teams who established that they're not as good now as they were earlier this season.

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Notre Dame Stanford Preview


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Playing Stanford is a difficult enough challenge. The Cardinal are a smart, talented team that loves coming up with interesting wrinkles to befuddle opponents. Notre Dame is in a must-win situation as a road underdog in Palo Alto...and must battle jet lag after flying cross-country from Boston.

And, it's not like they played all that great in Boston!

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Romo out for year after 2nd collarbone injury of season

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Dallas quarterback Tony Romo will miss the rest of the season with a small fracture in the same collarbone that previously sidelined him for seven games this year.

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Unseeded teams primed for playoff runs

(STATS) - The benefit of having bye in the first round followed by a home game in the second round has one glaring negative for the eight seeded teams in the FCS playoffs: