Raymond Report Sports Betting Tip #14 – Football Handicapping Checklist

Sports Handicapper Ron Raymond of the Raymond Report will be releasing 30 Sports Betting Tips each day during the Month of July to get you through those “Dog Days of Summer”.

Welcome to Tip #14 of 30, as NFL Handicappers normally tend to start their weekly handicapping preparation on Tuesdays and by game time on Sunday, all the I’s and T’s should be dotted and 5-time Professional Sports Handicapper Ron Raymond shares with you his weekly checklist tipsheet.

Football Daily Handicapping Checklist

Value Situations

  • Perception & Reality (Value Index – Side)
  • Perception & Reality (Value Index – Total)


Situational Handicapping

  • After a Bye Week?
  • Before a Bye Week?
  • Team Last 3 Game Record – Bullish – Neutral or Bearish
  • Is the Team Streaking (Side or Total)
  • Teams Strength of Schedule vs. A, B or C Type Teams
  • Before or After a Division Game?
  • Division Sandwich Game?
  • Coming off a 30/90 System?
  • Before a Thursday, Sunday or Monday Night Game
  • Late Line Movement 30 Minutes before Game Time
  • Team Coming off a Letdown Game?
  • Does the Team have a Look Ahead Game?


Analytical Facts (SU – ATS – O/U/P)

  • Home Record
  • Road Record
  • Favorite Record
  • Underdog Record
  • Division Record
  • Conference Record
  • Non-Conference Record
  • Record After a Win
  • Record After a Lost
  • Record After an OVER
  • Record After an Under
  • Sports Betting Index (SBI) – PVI-SOS


Roster Situation

  • Is there a Triplet Factor ? (Aaron Rodgers – Aaron Jones – Davante Adams)
  • How many Top 10 Players at Certain Unit Positions ?
  • Is there a Coaching Edge ? (Belichek vs. Zac Taylor)
  • Roster Changes – Teams Resting Any Starters – Injury Report
  • Are they playing any back ups at Linebackers or Running Backs
  • Type of Defense they are Facing this Week ? 3-4 or 4-3
  • Are they banged up on the Oline or Dline? How’s the back up at these positions
  • Are the Kickers Banged up? Check the Kicking Situation!
  • Back up Quarterback, can you trust this teams back up QB? Arizona Cardinals, Colt McCoy? Trace McSorley in Baltimore.


Teams HC Names Since
Arizona Cardinals Kliff Kingsbury 2019
Atlanta Falcons Arthur Smith 2021
Baltimore Ravens John Harbaugh 2008
Buffalo Bills Sean McDermott 2017
Carolina Panthers Matt Rhule 2020
Chicago Bears Matt Nagy 2018
Cincinnati Bengals Zac Taylor 2019
Cleveland Browns Kevin Stefanski 2020
Dallas Cowboys Mike McCarthy 2020
Denver Broncos Vic Fangio 2019
Detroit Lions Dan Campbell 2021
Green Bay Packers Matt LaFleur 2019
Houston Texans David Culley 2021
Indianapolis Colts Frank Reich 2018
Jacksonville Jaguars Urban Meyer 2021
Kansas City Chiefs Andy Reid 2013
Las Vegas Raiders Jon Gruden 2018
Los Angeles Chargers Brandon Staley 2021
Los Angeles Rams Sean McVay 2017
Miami Dolphins Brian Flores 2019
Minnesota Vikings Mike Zimmer 2014
New England Patriots Bill Belichick 2000
New Orleans Saints Sean Payton 2006
New York Giants Joe Judge 2020
New York Jets Robert Saleh 2021
Philadelphia Eagles Nick Sirianni 2021
Pittsburgh Steelers Mike Tomlin 2007
San Francisco 49ers Kyle Shanahan 2017
Seattle Seahawks Pete Carroll 2010
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Bruce Arians 2019
Tennessee Titans Mike Vrabel 2018
Washington Football Team Ron Rivera 2020
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