2015 NFL Week 1 Survivor Pool Picks: Looking to the Future as First Week is Tough

Week 1 of the 2015 NFL season looks to be a doozy for Survivor Pool players. While the point spread isn’t the ultimate determinant of a strong Survivor Pool pick, normally the higher the spread the better

NFL Survivor Pool Picks: Top Teams to Fade

Before every new NFL season I try and segregate a handful of teams that I plan to “fade,” or go against, for the upcoming season. Isolating the worst teams in the NFL can be a great strategy

NFL Preseason Can Be Good Indicator of Week 1 Struggles

We all know the rules of a Survivor Pool. Make a correct pick and survive until the next week. An incorrect pick eliminates you from the pool for the remainder of the season. One of the trickiest

Why you should Factor the Point Spread into your NFL Survivor Pool Picks

The first thing I do when making my weekly NFL Survivor Pool Picks is to look at the point spread of every game on that week’s schedule. The spread is not gospel – this is not the

NFL Survivor Pool Picks: Early Look at Week 1 Point Spreads

Even though the 2015 NFL schedule came out just a couple weeks ago, odds have already been posted by ambitious bookmakers for Week 1 of the upcoming season. So even though the pro football season is months

NFL Survivor Pool Picks: Common Mistakes by New Players

Doing anything well requires practice, and NFL Survivor Pools are no different. It’s going to be tough for a new Survivor Pool player to come in and excel in his or her first time at it. Therefore,

Factoring the NFL Point Spread in your Survivor Pool Picks

As an avid NFL handicapper, I am already thinking about next week’s lines while the current week’s games are still being played. The lines for the following week and posted soon after the games end on Sunday,

NFL Season Win Totals Expert Picks: Cantor Gaming Releases Early Odds

Cantor Gaming released early NFL season win totals odds earlier this week. This is actually a pretty bold move from Cantor. The draft, free agency and the schedule release have yet to happen, so the sportsbook is

NFL Survivor Pool Rules & Variations of Play

So you want to run your own NFL Survivor Pool but you don’t know the rules. Thankfully, NFL Survivor Pool rules are easy. Each pool contestant selects one NFL team each week. Each selection is made “straight

NFL Suicide Pool Expert Strategy and Advice with Winning Eliminator Tips

Everyone out there seems to have their own strategy when it comes to playing in an NFL Suicide Pool contest. For me it’s easy: go against the bad teams in the league. There are always a handful