About Marty V

In the gambling industry there’s not a lot of difference between people who win and people who lose. It’s not about opportunity or vision or grit. The ones who win are the ones who suss teams up right and suss teams up fast. Marty V is a 32 year old Statistical Data Analyst who has been handicapping sports and horse racing for 20 years. Over time Marty has evolved from simply picking who looked better on ESPN’s Sportcenter, to backing opinions based on quantified data analysis and long range forecasting. The articles you will read will combine bold opinions with high level math to try and beat the game; an accomplishment only a few people in the world can obtain. Get rich or bet trying. It’s the only “Game” in town.

AFC Divisional Round preview: Texans vs. Chiefs

Hold onto your hats, as the Houston Texans will take on the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, Jan. 12 at Arrowhead Stadium. BetAmerica columnist Marty V has crunched the numbers and has a full preview of this eagerly anticipated AFC Divisional game.

Arizona Bowl: Georgia State vs. Wyoming preview and pick

They say that defense wins championships, and that’s exactly what Wyoming will hope to prove as they take on Georgia State in the Arizona Bowl on New Year's Eve. The Cowboys have only given up 17.3 points per game this season and will look to put the clamps on the Panthers every chance they get. Both teams enter the game with identical 7-5 records and will be looking to cap their respective seasons with a big bowl victory.

Military Bowl: North Carolina vs. Temple preview and pick

The Military Bowl from Annapolis, Maryland on December 27 will feature the North Carolina Tar Heels and the Temple Owls. This is the first meeting between these two programs. Temple had the better regular-season record (8-4), but North Carolina (6-6) had a tougher schedule and nearly stunned defending national champ Clemson.

Quick Lane Bowl: Pittsburgh vs. Eastern Michigan preview and pick

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, with college football bowl season in full gear! Let's take a look at the Quick Lane Bowl in Detroit, which takes place Thursday, December 26. Pittsburgh is the 11-point favorite, but let’s dive a little deeper into this matchup.

LSU narrowly favored in latest College Football Playoff odds

The college football regular season and conference championships are now over, and the bowls and College Football Playoff are set. It truly is the most wonderful time of the year for football fans. On December 28 we will see No. 4 Oklahoma face off against No. 1 LSU and No. 3 Clemson take on No. 2 Ohio State.

Alabama left out in the cold as College Football Playoff heats up

Alabama been a central player in the College Football Playoff since its inception. That tradition fell over the weekend, when Alabama lost to Auburn, 48-45, which ended its hopes to capture another national championship.

Oregon’s College Football Playoff dreams have been dashed

There were quite a few lessons to be learned during Week 13 of the college football season, as some early season favorites tumbled, while other fringe contenders stayed in the mix.

NCAAF upset watch: Boise State and Cincinnati look vulnerable

Week 13 of the NCAAF season has arrived, and this week's slate is full of potential upsets. BetAmerica columnist Marty V examines the three games where favorites are most likely to fall.

Alabama’s playoff hopes dead after Tua Tagovailoa’s injury

It’s not always end results that provide the lessons to be learned. Usually it’s the little things that aren’t in the box score that help us paint the picture of a team. Let's take a closer look at what we learned during Week 12 of the college football season.