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.


TeamsHC NamesSince
Arizona CardinalsKliff Kingsbury2019
Atlanta FalconsArthur Smith2021
Baltimore RavensJohn Harbaugh2008
Buffalo BillsSean McDermott2017
Carolina PanthersMatt Rhule2020
Chicago BearsMatt Nagy2018
Cincinnati BengalsZac Taylor2019
Cleveland BrownsKevin Stefanski2020
Dallas CowboysMike McCarthy2020
Denver BroncosVic Fangio2019
Detroit LionsDan Campbell2021
Green Bay PackersMatt LaFleur2019
Houston TexansDavid Culley2021
Indianapolis ColtsFrank Reich2018
Jacksonville JaguarsUrban Meyer2021
Kansas City ChiefsAndy Reid2013
Las Vegas RaidersJon Gruden2018
Los Angeles ChargersBrandon Staley2021
Los Angeles RamsSean McVay2017
Miami DolphinsBrian Flores2019
Minnesota VikingsMike Zimmer2014
New England PatriotsBill Belichick2000
New Orleans SaintsSean Payton2006
New York GiantsJoe Judge2020
New York JetsRobert Saleh2021
Philadelphia EaglesNick Sirianni2021
Pittsburgh SteelersMike Tomlin2007
San Francisco 49ersKyle Shanahan2017
Seattle SeahawksPete Carroll2010
Tampa Bay BuccaneersBruce Arians2019
Tennessee TitansMike Vrabel2018
Washington Football TeamRon Rivera2020