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My Uneducated, Ill-informed 2011 MLB Predictions

Retro hotdog/baseball advertBaseball’s Opening Day is tomorrow, and so I thought that I would publicly record my predictions for the season that lies ahead. Some of my comments have already appeared in the MLB Predictions post over at BaseballGB, where I’m entering my second year as an uneducated, ill-informed columnist. However, I thought I’d also throw up my full, unedited set of predictions and comments for posterity, if only to show in October how awful I am at predicting anything (as my bookmaker will attest). Feel free to pity/ignore as appropriate: Read the rest of this entry »

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The ‘Wait Until Next Year’ World Cup Preview and Betting Hell Special (Part Three)

Finally, my odyssey of predictive punditry has come to an end. In no time at all we’ll see just how far off the mark I was with my tips and thoughts on the 2010 World Cup. But let’s not get carried away just yet, following my group predictions in Parts One and Two, here are my tips for the overall competition. Read the rest of this entry »

The ‘Wait Until Next Year’ World Cup Preview and Betting Hell Special (Part Two)

Brazil flag waved at football matchWell, the previewing and punting extravaganza continues! Today I’m taking a look at how I think World Cup Groups E to H might pan out. As before, the odds might not be entirely accurate and the predictions almost certainly won’t be! Still, as we get closer and closer to the greatest sporting tournament on Earth (so great, even FIFA can’t ruin it), I think it is well worth a look at the fun that awaits us. Read the rest of this entry »

The ‘Wait Until Next Year’ World Cup Preview and Betting Hell Special (Part One)

Argentina fan sees a penalty saved in the last World CupHello all of you who have come across my little ol’ corner of the web via your search for ‘England flag‘, it’s good to see you! And to all my regulars, welcome back! Business, as they say, is about to pick up, with the World Cup just a matter of days away. So, how about a preview? And how about a guide to how I will be wasting my money with a series of glorious gambles and pensive punts for all of you out there? Read the rest of this entry »

Baseball’s Opening Day (with bonus MLB predictions)

Food and drink at the baseballTonight, the 2010 baseball season begins, with the returning World Series champions facing their perennial rivals, the Boston Red Sox. Much like a new year, a new season offers all sort of promise, expectation and uncertainty. Will it be a good one or a disappointing one? Will the surprises inevitably thrown up be welcome or unwanted? Read the rest of this entry »