RAYMOND REPORT 17-POINT HANDICAPPING CHECKLIST

Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) plays during the first half of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

If you are looking for a blue print  on how to use the Raymond Report, 24-year veteran handicapper and the creator of the Raymond Report Ron Raymond, has put together a 17-point checklist on how to find solid indicators which will eventually lead you to a higher confidence level on a side or total of a game.

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What is the Raymond Report?

The Raymond Report is a sports handicapping tipsheet based on 3 key fundamentals of sports betting:

  1. Value
  2. Percentage Play
  3. P.C.I. (Performance Cycle Indicators)

GAME INFORMATION:

  • Game Date: __________________________________
  • Home Team Line: ______________________________
  • Visiting Team Line: _____________________________
  • Home Team ATS Confidence Level: ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­______________________________
  • Away Team ATS Confidence Level: _______________________________
  • OVER Confidence Level: ________________________________________
  • UNDER Confidence Level: _______________________________________

 

  1. Value Checklist Factor (20%):
  2. S.B.I.: Current Market Conditions – What the bookmaker needs?

Link: https://www.atsstats.com/index-average/

  • (SU) Market Favorites: (_____) (SU) Market Underdogs (_____)
  • (ATS) Market Favorites: (_____) (ATS) Market Underdogs (_____)
  • (OVER) Market (_____) (UNDER) Market (______)

Advantage (ATS): ___________________

Advantage (O/U): ___________________

  1. M.S.V. vs. Bookmaker Line (Value from the Computer Forecast Page)

Link: https://www.atsstats.com/ats-forecast-game/?league_name=NFL

  1. Raymond Report Line Value (MSV) vs. Bookmaker Line: Is there Value?

*Note: What our line is on the game compared to the bookmaker’s line.

  • Home Team Value: (______)
  • Away Team Value: (______)

Advantage: ________________________________

  1. Raymond Report Computer Forecast:

Link: https://www.atsstats.com/ats-forecast-game/?league_name=NFL

  1. Home Team Computer Forecast: (_______)
  2. Visiting Team Computer Forecast: (______)
  3. Combined Computer Forecast on Total: (_____)

Advantage (ATS): ______________________________

Advantage (O/U): ______________________________

  1. Linemoves (Early and/or Late Line Moves)

Link: https://www.atsstats.com/steamers/

  1. Market Line Moves ATS: Advantage ______________________
  2. Market Line Moves OVER/UNDER: Advantage _______________________

 

 

  1. Percentage Play Checklist Factor (40%):

(Must have a minimum of 10 prior games to be active)

Link: https://www.atsstats.com/raymondreport/?leaguename=NFL

  1. C.O.W. % Play: (Must have a minimum of 10 games played – if not, no play)
  • Home Team COW%_________________
  • Away Team COW% _________________

Advantage: ___________________

  1. C.O.C. % Play: (Must have a minimum of 10 games played – if not, no play)
  • Home Team COC% ______________
  • Away Team COC%_______________

Advantage: __________________

  1. C.O.G.O. % Play: (Must have a minimum of 10 games played – if not, no play)
  • C.O.G.O. % ___________________________
  • C.O.G.U. %___________________________

Advantage _________________________

  1. L.O.A. Theory: (Play on a Team that Lost ATS vs. Team that Won ATS in their last game –

* add bonus points if the team LOST SU & ATS vs. team that WON SU & ATS)

Link: https://www.atsstats.com/law-pick-avg/

  1. (Home Team) ________________
  2. (Visiting Team) _______________

Advantage: __________________

  1. Performance Cycles Indicators Checklist Section (20%):
  1. S.O.S. (Strength of Schedule) LAST 3 GAMES:

Link: https://www.atsstats.com/sos/

  • Home Team: ___________
  • Away Team: ____________

Advantage: _______________________

  1. P.V.I. – S.O.S. (Against Type of Teams in Raymond Report System)

Link: https://www.atsstats.com/pvi-sos/?leaguename=NFL

  • SU Advantage: _________________
  • ATS Advantage: ________________
  • O/U Advantage: ________________

Advantage (ATS): _______________________________

Advantage: O/U): _______________________________

  1. Streaks: Are the Streaks going in your favor?

*Rule of Thumb: Never bet against a streak or bet with the streak.

Link: https://www.atsstats.com/streaks/

  • Home Team ATS Streaks: ________________________
  • Away Team ATS Streaks: _________________________
  • Combined O/U Streaks: ______________________

Advantage (ATS): ________________________________

Advantage (O/U): _______________________________

  1. Side Edges: Who has the edge in the Raymond Report Situational Trends section?

Link: https://www.atsstats.com/raymondreport/?leaguename=NFL

  • Home Side EDGES __________
  • Away Side Edges: ___________

Advantage: _________________

Totals Edges: Who has the edge in the Raymond Report Situational Trends section?

  • OVER Edges: _______________
  • UNDER Edges: ________________

Advantage: ___________________

 

 

  1. Scoring Averages (Short & Long-Term Averages) Look for consistency in offensive and defensive averages.

Link: https://www.atsstats.com/raymondreport/?leaguename=NFL

  1. Home Team Season Average: _____________
  2. Home Team L3G Average: _______________
  3. Away Team Season Average: ______________
  4. Away Team L3G Average: _________________

Advantage: _____________________________

  1. Days Rest Factor:

Link: https://www.atsstats.com/raymondreport/?leaguename=NFL

  1. Home Team Advantage (Team or League): ________________
  2. Away Team Advantage (Team or League): _________________
  3. Over/Under Advantage (Team or League): _________________

Advantage (ATS): _______________________

Advantage: (O/U): ______________________

  1. Situational Handicapping Color Coded Indicators (Red – Green – Yellow)

Link: https://www.atsstats.com/raymondreport/?leaguename=NFL

  1. SU Edges Advantage: ________________
  2. ATS Edges Avantage: ________________
  3. O/U Edges Advantage: _________________
  4. Old 80% Club Stats – League & Team System Trends

Link: https://www.atsstats.com/old-club-stats/

  1. Home Team (ATS) Advantage: ______________________
  2. Away Team (ATS) Advantage: _______________________
  3. OVER Advantage: ____________________________
  4. UNDER Advantage: ___________________________
  5. D. Self Scouting and/or Intuition Feeling (10%):
  6. Self Scouting and/or Intuition (Gut Feeling)
  7. Who do you like to win Straight up (SU)? _____________________________
  8. What do you like to cover the spread (ATS)? _____________________________
  9. Do you like the OVER or UNDER (O/U)? __________________________________

Abbreviation Meanings:

SU = Straight Up

ATS = Against the spread

O/U = Over/Under

C.O.W. = Chances of Winning

C.O.C = Chances of Covering the Spread

C.O.G.O. = Chances of Going Over (Totals)

S.B.I. = Sports Betting Index (Current Market Conditions)

P/M (L3G) = Plus/Minus of Last 3 games (Offense/Defensive Scoring)

Side Edges = Trends Edges for the Side in Raymond Report section

Totals Edges = Trends Edges for the Total in Raymond Report section

M.S.V. = Market Spread Value (Market Perception vs. Market Reality)

PVI = Performance Value Index

PVI – SOS = Performance Value Index against the Strength of Schedule

L.O.A. = Law of Average Theory (Play on a team that lost ATS vs. a team that won ATS in their last game)

3 Types of Teams in the Raymond Report (Rating System)

  • Tier 1 Teams (A): 60% or higher (Above Average Teams = High Public Confidence = Low Rewards)
  • Tier 2 Teams (B): 50% to 59.9% (Average Teams = Moderate Public Confidence = Medium Rewards)
  • Tier 3 Teams (C): 49.9% or Lower (Below Average Teams = Low Public Confidence = High Rewards)

3 Types of Performance Cycles: (Market Confidence Levels)

MLB, NHL & NBA CYCLES: (Market Perception)

  • Bullish Cycle =Team is either (7-0, 6-1, or 5-2) Last 7 games.
  • Neutral Cycle =Team is either (3-4 or 4-3) Last 7 games.
  • Bearish Cycle =Team is either (0-7, 1-6 or 2-5) Last 7 games.

NFL, CFB & CFL CYCLES: (Market Perception)

  • Bullish Cycle =Team is (3-0) Last 3 games.
  • Neutral Cycle =Team is either (1-2 or 2-3) Last 3 games.
  • Bearish Cycle =Team is (0-3) Last 3 games.

Days Rest (L) = L is for League for when Any Team is on x days rest

Days Rest (T) = T is for team for when a certain team is on x days rest