The Vigorish

Andy & Matt
Welcome to The Vigorish (it’s long for “the vig”), a newsletter where two dumb guys make football picks. They each pick a college game and a pro game. Don’t overthink it. Don’t make it weird.
Created 09 Sep 2021
  • Week 12
    25 Nov 2021 • 5 min read
    To get into the spirit of the season, The Vigorish has decided to give you, our loyal (?) fans, an extra pick this week (and a day early!) to show our gratitude for your continued willingness to read ...
  • Week 11
    19 Nov 2021 • 4 min read
    You don’t need crypto. You don’t need NFTs. You just need The Vigorish. College Football Matt: The gambling gods are ruthless. I spent a chunk of last week’s post explaining my strategy for betting NF...
  • Week 10
    12 Nov 2021 • 4 min read
    The Vigorish: still slightly better than flipping a coin. College Football Matt: My back feels a little lighter this week—I finally lost on a Saturday and have been given a brief reprieve from having ...
  • Week 9
    05 Nov 2021 • 4 min read
    The Vigorish: because it’s Friday and you’re certainly not working today. College Football Matt: The game I’m picking is not one for coastal elites like me: the Ole Miss Rebels (yeah, those kind of re...
  • Week 8
    29 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    Don’t mention the streak, don’t mention the streak, don’t mention the streak… College Football Matt: Hey, not sure if you’ve heard but we’re on an 8-game winning streak. You, if you’ve been betting wi...
  • Week 7
    22 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    We haven’t lost in two weeks. Nothing can stop us. We’re feeling our oats. Well, not in a hit-on-your-boss’s-wife kind of way. But you get the idea. So, Coach Orgeron, what caused you to lose your job...
  • Week 6
    15 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    It took a few weeks but a clean sweep finally happened. All part of the plan—like a veteran who skipped minicamp, The Vigorish was playing its way into game shape. You, if you took The Vigorish’s pick...
  • Week 5
    08 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    We hope this email finds you well and not contemplating your own mortality while sweating through Charlotte (-3.5) at Florida International at 4pm on a Friday. College Football Matt: Someone’s 0 has g...
  • Week 4
    01 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    Last week was a rough one for The Vig. That just means we’re due. Matt watching his picks last week / Andy watching his picks last week College Football Andy: I made a lot of mistakes last week. We do...
  • Week 3
    24 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 0 1
    Oh, you’re still here? Cool. Cool. Definitely cool. Guess we have to do this again, with the picks and everything. College Football Matt: College football? I like it. I’m excited when the lines come o...
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