Capper Cup Contest

Throughout the 2020 NFL regular season, Odds Shark is hosting an exclusive, invite-only football handicapping contest called the Capper Cup.

The contest includes sports betting professionals and content creators from across the sports betting landscape, competing for a chance to win the inaugural Capper Cup trophy and stake their claim as one of the best handicappers on the planet.

Check out their picks each week and follow along for your chance to win prizes.

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CapperPointsRecordBest Bets
Locked picks Picks unlock after kickoff
1 Prediction Machine Prediction Machine 50.5 42-42-1 OVER 56 HOU 38 TEN 41 NO -6.5 CAR 7 NO 33 OVER 44.5 CIN 3 BAL 38 LAR +3 LAR 18 ARI 7 OVER 44.5 NYG 23 DAL 19
1 Paulo Antunes Paulo Antunes Odds Shark 61 48-32-5 IND -14 IND 28 JAC 14 CIN +13 CIN 3 BAL 38 LAC -3.5 KC 21 LAC 38 UNDER 41 LAR 18 ARI 7 SF +5.5 SF 23 SEA 26
2 Robert Ferringo Robert Ferringo Doc's Sports 58 46-35-4 OVER 44.5 NYG 23 DAL 19 MIA +2 BUF 56 MIA 26 GB -5.5 CHI 16 GB 35 BAL -13 CIN 3 BAL 38 LAC -3.5 KC 21 LAC 38
3 Sean Green and Ryan Kramer Sean Green and Ryan Kramer Sports Gambling Podcast 57 45-35-5 LAR +3 LAR 18 ARI 7 CAR +6.5 CAR 7 NO 33 IND -14 IND 28 JAC 14 NYJ +3 NE 28 NYJ 14 TB -6 TB 44 ATL 27
4 Pamela Maldonado Pamela Maldonado Odds Shark 55 46-39-0 NYJ +3 NE 28 NYJ 14 NO -6.5 CAR 7 NO 33 DAL -2.5 NYG 23 DAL 19 WAS -1.5 PHI 14 WAS 20 TB -6 TB 44 ATL 27
5 Max Max @TheGreatFoosini 55 45-37-3 UNDER 52 CHI 16 GB 35 UNDER 47.5 CAR 7 NO 33 IND -14 IND 28 JAC 14 PHI +1.5 PHI 14 WAS 20 UNDER 46 SF 23 SEA 26
6 John Jastremski John Jastremski WFAN Sports Radio 660 53.5 42-40-3 MIA +2 BUF 56 MIA 26 CHI +5.5 CHI 16 GB 35 BAL -13 CIN 3 BAL 38 DAL -2.5 NYG 23 DAL 19 SF +5.5 SF 23 SEA 26
7 Joe Osborne Joe Osborne Odds Shark 53 45-40-0 OVER 44.5 CIN 3 BAL 38 OVER 49.5 IND 28 JAC 14 OVER 44 KC 21 LAC 38 UNDER 44.5 NYG 23 DAL 19 UNDER 43.5 PHI 14 WAS 20
8 Vernon Croy Vernon Croy Doc's Sports 52 42-41-2 MIA +2 BUF 56 MIA 26 OVER 42 CLE 24 PIT 22 DET +7 DET 35 MIN 37 WAS -1.5 PHI 14 WAS 20 ATL +6 TB 44 ATL 27
9 Raphael Esparza Raphael Esparza Doc's Sports 52 41-44-0 GB -5.5 CHI 16 GB 35 DEN +2.5 DEN 31 LV 32 TEN -7.5 HOU 38 TEN 41 DAL -2.5 NYG 23 DAL 19 ATL +6 TB 44 ATL 27
10 Scott Hastings Scott Hastings Odds Shark 52 42-41-2 UNDER 49.5 IND 28 JAC 14 OVER 44.5 CIN 3 BAL 38 OVER 56 HOU 38 TEN 41 LAC -3.5 KC 21 LAC 38 PHI +1.5 PHI 14 WAS 20
11 Scott Spreitzer Scott Spreitzer Doc's Sports 52 43-39-3 IND -14 IND 28 JAC 14 DEN +2.5 DEN 31 LV 32 UNDER 54.5 DET 35 MIN 37 LAC -3.5 KC 21 LAC 38 NYG +2.5 NYG 23 DAL 19
12 OverUnder985 OverUnder985 Podcast 52 41-42-2 ARI -3 LAR 18 ARI 7 GB -5.5 CHI 16 GB 35 OVER 44 KC 21 LAC 38 NE -3 NE 28 NYJ 14 DAL -2.5 NYG 23 DAL 19
13 Arun Shiva Arun Shiva Doc's Sports 51.5 45-39-1 WAS -1.5 PHI 14 WAS 20 CHI +5.5 CHI 16 GB 35 OVER 56 HOU 38 TEN 41 ARI -3 LAR 18 ARI 7 TB -6 TB 44 ATL 27
14 James Alberino James Alberino Spread Investor 51 39-42-4 UNDER 52 CHI 16 GB 35 DEN +2.5 DEN 31 LV 32 TEN -7.5 HOU 38 TEN 41 NYG +2.5 NYG 23 DAL 19 PHI +1.5 PHI 14 WAS 20
15 Lauren Joffe Lauren Joffe The Spin Zone 50.5 41-43-1 PIT +9 CLE 24 PIT 22 BUF -2 BUF 56 MIA 26 HOU +7.5 HOU 38 TEN 41 ARI -3 LAR 18 ARI 7 DAL -2.5 NYG 23 DAL 19
16 Tony Riccobono Tony Riccobono International Business Times 50.5 40-40-5 MIA +2 BUF 56 MIA 26 CAR +6.5 CAR 7 NO 33 GB -5.5 CHI 16 GB 35 ARI -3 LAR 18 ARI 7 SEA -5.5 SF 23 SEA 26
17 Iain MacMillan Iain MacMillan Odds Shark 50.5 41-37-7 DAL -2.5 NYG 23 DAL 19 PIT +9 CLE 24 PIT 22 JAC +14 IND 28 JAC 14 PHI +1.5 PHI 14 WAS 20 TB -6 TB 44 ATL 27
18 Joe Fortenbaugh Joe Fortenbaugh ESPN 49.5 39-45-1 LAC -3.5 KC 21 LAC 38 MIA +2 BUF 56 MIA 26 GB -5.5 CHI 16 GB 35 TEN -7.5 HOU 38 TEN 41 WAS -1.5 PHI 14 WAS 20
19 Jon Anik Jon Anik UFC Commentator 49 38-44-3 CLE -9 CLE 24 PIT 22 TEN -7.5 HOU 38 TEN 41 NYJ +3 NE 28 NYJ 14 DAL -2.5 NYG 23 DAL 19 ATL +6 TB 44 ATL 27
20 Nathan Jahnke Nathan Jahnke Pro Football Focus 46 37-46-2 DEN +2.5 DEN 31 LV 32 BUF -2 BUF 56 MIA 26 NO -6.5 CAR 7 NO 33 IND -14 IND 28 JAC 14 KC +3.5 KC 21 LAC 38
21 Andrew Andrew "Ninja" Avery Odds Shark 46 35-46-4 UNDER 54.5 DET 35 MIN 37 UNDER 52 CHI 16 GB 35 UNDER 51 DEN 31 LV 32 UNDER 56 IND 28 JAC 14 UNDER 50.5 TB 44 ATL 27
22 Tony George Tony George Doc's Sports 45 38-47-0 CHI +5.5 CHI 16 GB 35 BUF -2.5 BUF 56 MIA 26 MIN -7 DET 35 MIN 37 NE -3 NE 28 NYJ 14 WAS -1.5 PHI 14 WAS 20
23 Geoff Sheasby Geoff Sheasby @OldManWhoBets 43 38-47-0 UNDER 43.5 PHI 14 WAS 20 CLE -9 CLE 24 PIT 22 LAC -3.5 KC 21 LAC 38 NE -3 NE 28 NYJ 14 SF +5.5 SF 23 SEA 26
24 Doc's Sports Doc's Sports Doc's Sports 41.5 32-49-4 GB -5.5 CHI 16 GB 35 CLE -9 CLE 24 PIT 22 UNDER 54.5 DET 35 MIN 37 NE -3 NE 28 NYJ 14 SEA -5.5 SF 23 SEA 26
25 Gilles Gallant Gilles Gallant Odds Shark 38.5 30-52-3 DAL -2.5 NYG 23 DAL 19 CAR +6.5 CAR 7 NO 33 GB -5.5 CHI 16 GB 35 LAR +3 LAR 18 ARI 7 PHI +1.5 PHI 14 WAS 20
CapperPointsRecordBest Bets
Locked picks Picks unlock after kickoff
1 Prediction Machine Prediction Machine 4 3-2-0 BAL -8 0 0 JAX +9.5 0 0 OVER 49 0 0 UNDER 40 0 0 UNDER 49.5 0 0
1 Allen Eastman Allen Eastman Doc's Sports 5 4-1-0 PIT -6 0 0 ARI +7 0 0 BUF -6.5 0 0 LV -3 0 0 TEN -2.5 0 0
2 Scott Hastings Scott Hastings Odds Shark 5 4-1-0 DET -3 0 0 ARI +7 0 0 BAL -8 0 0 OVER 51.5 0 0 SEA -2 0 0
3 Pamela Maldonado Pamela Maldonado Odds Shark 5 4-1-0 GB +2.5 0 0 ARI +7 0 0 CHI +3 0 0 NYJ +6.5 0 0 WAS +6 0 0
4 Tony Riccobono Tony Riccobono International Business Times 4.5 3-1-1 GB +2.5 0 0 CLE +8 0 0 LAC -3 0 0 LAR +3 0 0 SEA -2 0 0
5 Sean Green and Ryan Kramer Sean Green and Ryan Kramer Sports Gambling Podcast 4 3-1-1 LAC -3 0 0 BUF -6.5 0 0 CAR +3 0 0 DEN +2.5 0 0 SEA -2 0 0
6 Tony George Tony George Doc's Sports 4 4-1-0 CLE +8 0 0 ARI +7 0 0 LV -3 0 0 PIT -6 0 0 UNDER 43 0 0
7 Raphael Esparza Raphael Esparza Doc's Sports 4 3-2-0 PIT -6 0 0 ARI +7 0 0 OVER 49.5 0 0 PHI -6 0 0 UNDER 45 0 0
8 OverUnder985 OverUnder985 Podcast 4 3-2-0 CHI +3 0 0 ATL +2 0 0 GB +2.5 0 0 KC -9 0 0 Over 43 0 0
9 Robert Ferringo Robert Ferringo Doc's Sports 3.5 2-2-1 PIT -6 0 0 ARI +7 0 0 DET -3 0 0 LAC -3 0 0 UNDER 47.5 0 0
10 Scott Spreitzer Scott Spreitzer Doc's Sports 3 3-2-0 ATL +2 0 0 ARI +7 0 0 KC -9 0 0 MIN -2.5 0 0 WAS +6 0 0
11 Nathan Jahnke Nathan Jahnke Pro Football Focus 3 3-2-0 ATL +2 0 0 CHI +3 0 0 GB +2.5 0 0 HOU +9 0 0 LV -3 0 0
12 Max Max @TheGreatFoosini 3 2-2-1 UNDER 54 0 0 BUF -6.5 0 0 CAR +3 0 0 LAR +3 0 0 MIN -2.5 0 0
13 Lauren Joffe Lauren Joffe The Spin Zone 3 3-2-0 CAR +3 0 0 JAC +9.5 0 0 MIA +6.5 0 0 OVER 49.5 0 0 PIT -6 0 0
14 Geoff Sheasby Geoff Sheasby @OldManWhoBets 3 2-3-0 NE -6.5 0 0 KC -9 0 0 MIN -2.5 0 0 PHI -6 0 0 UNDER 40 0 0
15 Joe Fortenbaugh Joe Fortenbaugh ESPN 3 3-2-0 UNDER 45 0 0 LAR +3 0 0 MIN -2.5 0 0 NE -6.5 0 0 OVER 47.5 0 0
16 Doc's Sports Doc's Sports Doc's Sports 3 2-3-0 PIT -6 0 0 ATL +2 0 0 CAR +3 0 0 GB +2.5 0 0 MIA +6.5 0 0
17 Gilles Gallant Gilles Gallant Odds Shark 3 2-2-1 LAC -3 0 0 CLE +8 0 0 GB +2.5 0 0 LAR +3 0 0 PHI -6 0 0
18 Vernon Croy Vernon Croy Doc's Sports 3 2-3-0 LV -3 0 0 LAR +3 0 0 MIN -2.5 0 0 OVER 48.5 0 0 TB +3.5 0 0
19 Paulo Antunes Paulo Antunes Odds Shark 3 3-2-0 MIA +6.5 0 0 AZ +7 0 0 BUF -6.5 0 0 PIT -6 0 0 TB +3.5 0 0
20 James Alberino James Alberino Spread Investor 2.5 1-3-1 PIT -6 0 0 HOU +9 0 0 LAC -3 0 0 OVER 47.5 0 0 TB +3.5 0 0
21 Jon Anik Jon Anik UFC Commentator 2 1-3-1 LAC -3 0 0 JAX +9.5 0 0 MIA +6.5 0 0 OVER 47.5 0 0 TB +3.5 0 0
22 Joe Osborne Joe Osborne Odds Shark 2 2-3-0 UNDER 45.5 0 0 AZ +7 0 0 JAC +9.5 0 0 TB +3.5 0 0 UNDER 44 0 0
23 Iain MacMillan Iain MacMillan Odds Shark 2 1-2-2 UNDER 45 0 0 CIN +3 0 0 SEA -2 0 0 UNDER 45.5 0 0 UNDER 54 0 0
24 Andrew Andrew "Ninja" Avery Odds Shark 2 2-3-0 DAL -3 0 0 ARI +7 0 0 NYG +6 0 0 OVER 41 0 0 SEA -2 0 0
25 Arun Shiva Arun Shiva Doc's Sports 2 2-3-0 IND -9.5 0 0 DAL -3 0 0 NO -3.5 0 0 NYJ +6.5 0 0 UNDER 47 0 0
26 John Jastremski John Jastremski WFAN Sports Radio 660 1.5 1-3-1 DET -3 0 0 DEN +2.5 0 0 LAC -3 0 0 MIA +6.5 0 0 MIN -2.5 0 0

Cappers

This stable of Capper Cup contestants is made up of sports analysts, writers, journalists, and experts in their chosen field: sports betting. Offering picks and analysis that are so hot they sizzle, this group is made up of tried, tested, and true sports betting insiders and professionals.

Follow the link in bio titles to find each Capper's complete list of picks or to find out how to purchase them.

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Joe Osborne

Driven by instincts and analytics, Joe puts more trust in numbers than the athletes producing them. His main areas of coverage include NFL, MLB, UFC and NBA.

 

 

Twitter: @JTFoz

Gilles Gallant

As the NBA specialist for Odds Shark’s editorial team, Gilles was recruited to the OS family to bring his years of betting experience and encyclopedia of sports knowledge to the team.

 

 

Twitter: @GDAWG5000

Andrew "Ninja" Avery

An avid bettor of all things sports, Ninja co-hosts our Guys & Bets sports betting show and says where he's from, a push is a win.

 

 

Twitter: @chalk_ninja

Iain MacMillan

Born with a foam finger on his hand and a ball cap on his head, Iain is a sports fanatic who’s always looking for an edge.

 

 

Twitter: @IainMacOS

Scott Hastings

 

Scott joined the Odds Shark team in 2018, relying on stats as the key to his betting philosophy. Digging deep into data and trends to find the sharpest picks, Scott’s passion for sports, writing and betting is consistently on display.

 

Twitter: @ScottH_OS

Pamela Maldonado

Growing up in Texas, Pamela was always a big football fan but didn't start betting it until moving to Las Vegas in 2012. In her first year in the Westgate SuperContest, Pamela fell short of the money by just one point.

 

Twitter: @pamelam35 | Instagram: footballfit35

Paulo Antunes

Paulo is a TV personality and journalist who currently works for ESPN Brazil. He has been there since 2006 working directly with American sports (NFL, MLB, and the NBA).

 

 

Twitter: @pauloantunes

Doc's Sports

Winning is what it's all about. With hard work, discipline, money management, and a network of insiders, sports betting can be an exciting and profitable form of entertainment.

 

 

Twitter: @DocsSports

Scott Spreitzer

Scott has spent 25+ years in the world of sports betting and he's been one of the few handicappers to be sought after by national radio shows as the key go-to analyst with a Vegas perspective.

 

 

Twitter: @scottwins

Robert Ferringo

Robert is one of the most exciting, most consistent and most profitable handicappers in the country. Robert has a long-term model for success and his creative and intelligent methods have made him one of the most successful handicappers in the United States over the past decade.

Raphael Esparza

Raphael Esparza has more than 14 years of experience as a sportsbook manager at four of the biggest, most well-known sportsbooks on the Vegas Strip. Esparza's position has given him contacts and access to the sharpest lines and action in the industry, which he utilizes to help clients earn a ridiculous amount of cash.

 

Twitter: @VSIdocsports

Arun Shiva

Arun is known for his many #1 Seasons and Famous Streaks in NBA, College Basketball, CFL, WNBA, Soccer and other sports. He has hit as many as 20 straight college winners and 13 straight NBA winners, and has also produced 70 golden lifetime weeks (7-0 Runs).

 

Twitter: @IndianCowboyPix

Vernon Croy

Vernon has been a professional sports bettor and one of the world's elite handicappers since 1999. You will find that he doesn't release a lot of plays, but the ones he does release win at an extremely high rate, which only a handful of experts can match.

 

Twitter: @vcsports

Tony George

Tony has 28 years of experience in handicapping. Tony joined Doc's Sports in June of 2017 exclusively. He is one of the most consistent, well-known, and most respected handicappers in the sports gaming world with a brand name and solid reputation.

 

Twitter: @tgeorgesports

Allen Eastman

Allen has been a professional handicapper and bookie since 1979. He started betting football back in 1969 at the age of 19. When he was 29 years old, Eastman started a small book business in which he served more than 100 clients.

Nathan Jahnke

Nathan has been at PFF for 11 years. He currently splits his time as both a senior fantasy analyst and software developer. He's previously been the director of analytics, senior analyst, and data collector at PFF. He was the No. 3 ranker at FantasyPros in 2020, including most accurate at RB. Over the last three seasons combined he's been the most accurate picker at Pickwatch.

 

Twitter: @PFF_NateJahnke

Lauren Joffe

Lover of all things sports, wine and dogs (both the furry kind and betting kind), Lauren has written for sites like The Action Network as well as her own site, The Spin Zone. Lauren has recently begun a podcast where she discusses everything from betting, to old college degeneracy stories, to current sports topics.

 

Twitter: @thespinzone

Geoff Sheasby

Geoff, aka @OldManWhoBets, is a sports and data enthusiast, combining the two to find profitable bets. Geoff frequents CBS New York to chat NFL picks, writes for 137PM.com, and recently launched a podcast called 'Money in Markets'.

 

Twitter: @OldManWhoBets | Instagram: OldManWhoBets

OverUnder985 Podcast 

Joe Murray is a radio host at 985 The Sports Hub in Boston – home of the Patriots, Bruins and Celtics. Joe and his partner Dan Lifshatz host the popular podcast OverUnder985. 

 

Twitter: @JoeyMurr

Sean Green and Ryan Kramer

Sean and Ryan are the co-hosts of The Sports Gambling Podcast, and co-founders of SGPN. Green is a die-hard Philadelphia Eagles fan, while Kramer roots for the New York Giants.

 

 

Twitter: @gamblingpodcast | Instagram: sportsgamblingpodcast | YouTube: sportsgamblingpodcast | Twitch: sportsgamblingpodcast

Jon Anik

Jon began his career in Boston as a sports writer for the MetroWest Daily News, but has since made the switch into broadcast journalism. He is now the lead play-by-play voice for the UFC on pay-per-view, ESPN, and ESPN+. Jon is also co-host of the popular ‘Anik & Florian Podcast’, with retired fighter and UFC analyst Kenny Florian.

 

Twitter: @Jon_Anik

James Alberino

James is a professional bettor from New York who has been betting since he was 16. He makes predictions based off of a combination of statistics, rewatching games, and analyzing which teams are in good or bad situations. He’s a selective bettor who bets big on a few games instead of playing a lot of volume. James hit 58 percent or more in the NFL twice since 2015 and won the Odds Shark contest in 2018.

 

Twitter: @spreadinvestor | Instagram: spread.investor

Tony Riccobono

In his ninth year of covering sports for International Business Times, Anthony is a Syracuse alum and a diehard New York Giants fan.

 

 

Twitter: @Tony_Riccobono

Joe Fortenbaugh

Joe is a Sports Betting Analyst for ESPN's 'Daily Wager,' and co-host of 'GameDay' on ESPN Radio. Prior to joining ESPN in Las Vegas, Joe hosted morning sports talk radio on 95.7 The Game in San Francisco.

 

Twitter: @JoeFortenbaugh | Instagram: jfortenbaugh

John Jastremski

John is an on-air personality at WFAN Sports Radio 660 and Sports Talk Host at SNY TV in New York City. Consistently seeking an inside edge on betting, John is another proud Syracuse alum.

 

 

Twitter: @john_jastremski | Instagram: jjbombs19

The Great Foosini

Max Kalfus, aka @TheGreatFoosini, is an avid sports bettor who relies on data modeling and line scaling to arrive at his investments. He loves a good old-fashioned contrarian bet, and will always try to fade the public. When he's not incessantly following line movements, you can find him sending memes to his pals on Instagram.

 

Twitter: @TheGreatFoosini

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Rules

Every week throughout the 2020 NFL season, each participant makes five (5) picks (ATS or O/U), including a Best Bet pick, which is unlocked immediately. Their other four picks are locked, but will be unveiled after the Sunday games kick off.

The winner will be the handicapper who accumulates the most points throughout the season.

Scoring System

  • Correct pick: 1 point
  • Correct Best Bet pick: 2 points
  • Pushed pick: ½ point
  • Pushed Best Bet pick: 1 point

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