Al McMordie

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About Big Al

Who is Al McMordie?

Al McMordie has 28 years in the handicapping industry, during that time he has earned a fair amount of handicapping achievements: Through April of 2018, I've won 19 of 26 Football seasons, and 18 of 25 Basketball seasons. Some other highlights: In 2017 (and 2014), I ranked #1 in Hockey, as documented by The Sports Monitor.  In 2015, I ranked #1 (of 1715 contestants) in the Westgate Casino NFL Mini-Contest. In 2012, I ranked #1 in the NFL, with a 76.7% record on my Top-Rated NFL Plays, as documented by The Sports Monitor.  In 2007, I won the $100,000 World Series of Sports Handicapping.  And in 2004, I won the Stardust Casino Football Invitational.  Since entering the profession in 1992, I've won 42 Handicapping Titles, with 191 Top 5 finishes and 362 Top 10 finishes. And in December 2010, I was among several handicappers featured in an ESPN Magazine article.

What sports does he bet on?

Al McMordie bets on the big 6 leagues (NFL, NCAAF, NBA, NCAAB, MLB and NHL) as well as Triple Crown horse races.

What are their handicapping systems/methods?

I'm a big fan of systems (as opposed to trends), as they lend an objective framework to handicapping. I have one of the most powerful handicapping databases, which goes back to 1980, and I've built it to generate hundreds of football and basketball systems which are uniquely mine. ESPN actually had a feature story in its Magazine on this handicapping database. These systems tend to incorporate my handicapping ideology which is completely different for college and pro sports. In college sports, I often look to play on certain teams which are playing well, yet undervalued by the oddsmakers. In pro sports, I focus on teams which have been underperforming and, as such, are undervalued by the oddsmakers. These are generalizations, and I often play on college teams which are off poor games, and on pro teams which are off big wins. However, I don't exclusively rely on systems, as a handicapper must also incorporate subjective analysis. The best handicappers find a balance between the two methodologies.

What is their strategy for pick rating and bankroll management?

10* Plays: These are Al McMordie's highest rated selections and will usually be supported by multiple systems which have win percentages of 80% to 100% over a 15 to 30 year period. 10* Plays are extremely strong and should be wagered on accordingly. Among the 10* plays are Al McMordie's Elite Info Club Plays, Perfect 10 Club Plays and Payback Paydays (revenge situations). These are exceptional plays (typically rated as 10*), fall into the very best of Big Al's systems (often, systems which have won 90% or higher over a 15 to 30 year period).

9* Plays: These are Al McMordie's second highest group of plays and will usually be supported by multiple systems which have win percentages of 70% to 100% over a 15 to 30 year period. 9* Plays are very strong and are never to be missed. Among the 9* plays are Al McMordie's famous Roadkill and Road Warrior plays. These are special situations which involve playing on a home team to "kill" a road team (thus, the name "Roadkill"), or a road team to win ("Road Warrior") and are backed by special systems which isolate certain teams to play on or against. Roadkill and Road Warrior Plays are typically rated as 9* plays (though can also be 10* plays) and are very strong.

8* Plays: These are Al McMordie's third highest group of selections and are generally backed by systems and angles which have win percentages of 60% to 100% over a 15 to 30 year period. 8* Plays are solid investments.

7* Plays: These are Al McMordie's fourth highest group of selections and are backed by systems and angles which have win percentages of 55% to 80% over a 15 to 30 year period.

6* Plays: These are Al McMordie's fifth highest group of selections and are backed by systems and angles which have win percentages of 55% to 75% over a 15 to 30 year period.

High Roller Plays: Over Big Al's 25 years as a Professional Handicapper, he's become great friends with some of the biggest money movers, both stateside, and offshore. These High Rollers are a great source of information for Al, and when such information coincides with the findings of his powerful handicapping database, Al releases a High Roller Play. These plays are generally 10* or 9* releases.

Championship Club: Al McMordie has won 42 Handicapping Championships in his professional career, including the $100,000 World Series of Sports Handicapping in 2007, and the Stardust Casino Football Invitational in 2004. Al also ranked #1 in the NFL in 2012 and #1 in the NHL in 2017 and 2014. Big Al's Championship Club plays are the type of plays which have enabled Al to win these 42 Titles and are generally rated as 10* plays.

What should I expect for pick volume and release time?

Al McMordie has anywhere from 3-5 plays per day in various sports, increasing to 5-7 during football weekends.

As for the time of release, Al McMordie generally releases his plays by late morning ET, with football picks posted by Friday.

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