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
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1 Prediction Machine Prediction Machine 32.5 27-27-1 Best Bet SF +7 LAR VS SF Sun 4PM unlock BUF VS LAC Sun 1PM unlock DEN VS NO Sun 4PM unlock IND VS TEN Sun 1PM unlock NYJ VS MIA Sun 1PM
1 Robert Ferringo Robert Ferringo Doc's Sports 37 28-24-4 Best Bet OVER 43.5 DEN VS NO Sun 4PM unlock ATL VS LV Sun 1PM unlock BUF VS LAC Sun 1PM unlock MIN VS CAR Sun 1PM OVER 46 DAL 16 WAS 41
2 Sean Green and Ryan Kramer Sean Green and Ryan Kramer Sports Gambling Podcast 36.5 28-25-3 WAS +3 DAL 16 WAS 41 unlock BUF VS LAC Sun 1PM unlock IND VS TEN Sun 1PM unlock LAR VS SF Sun 4PM unlock PHI VS SEA Mon 8PM
3 OverUnder985 OverUnder985 Podcast 36 27-28-2 HOU -3 DET 25 HOU 41 unlock NE VS ARI Sun 1PM unlock NYJ VS MIA Sun 1PM unlock TB VS KC Sun 4PM DAL -3 DAL 16 WAS 41
4 Paulo Antunes Paulo Antunes Odds Shark 36 30-24-2 Best Bet SEA -5 PHI VS SEA Mon 8PM unlock IND VS TEN Sun 1PM unlock LAR VS SF Sun 4PM unlock NE VS ARI Sun 1PM OVER 46 DAL 16 WAS 41
5 Max Max @TheGreatFoosini 35 29-26-1 Best Bet TB +3.5 TB VS KC Sun 4PM unlock ATL VS LV Sun 1PM unlock NE VS ARI Sun 1PM unlock PHI VS SEA Mon 8PM DET +3 DET 25 HOU 41
6 Scott Hastings Scott Hastings Odds Shark 34.5 28-27-1 Best Bet NYJ +6.5 NYJ VS MIA Sun 1PM unlock MIN VS CAR Sun 1PM unlock NE VS ARI Sun 1PM unlock PHI VS SEA Mon 8PM UNDER 51.5 DET 25 HOU 41
7 Tony Riccobono Tony Riccobono International Business Times 34.5 27-25-3 Best Bet ARI -2.5 NE VS ARI Sun 1PM unlock BUF VS LAC Sun 1PM unlock LAR VS SF Sun 4PM unlock MIN VS CAR Sun 1PM unlock NYJ VS MIA Sun 1PM
8 Joe Fortenbaugh Joe Fortenbaugh ESPN 34 27-29-0 Best Bet TEN +3.5 IND VS TEN Sun 1PM unlock BUF VS LAC Sun 1PM unlock PHI VS SEA Mon 8PM unlock TB VS KC Sun 4PM DET +3 DET 25 HOU 41
9 Raphael Esparza Raphael Esparza Doc's Sports 34 27-29-0 Best Bet IND -3.5 IND VS TEN Sun 1PM unlock ATL VS LV Sun 1PM unlock JAC VS CLE Sun 1PM unlock MIN VS CAR Sun 1PM DAL -3 DAL 16 WAS 41
10 Pamela Maldonado Pamela Maldonado Odds Shark 34 28-28-0 Best Bet SF +7 LAR VS SF Sun 4PM unlock ATL VS LV Sun 1PM unlock NYJ VS MIA Sun 1PM unlock TB VS KC Sun 4PM WAS +3 DAL 16 WAS 41
11 Lauren Joffe Lauren Joffe The Spin Zone 34 28-29-0 Best Bet LAC +5.5 BUF VS LAC Sun 1PM unlock ATL VS LV Sun 1PM unlock NYJ VS MIA Sun 1PM WAS +3 DAL 16 WAS 41 DET +3 DET 25 HOU 41
12 Scott Spreitzer Scott Spreitzer Doc's Sports 33.5 28-26-1 Best Bet UNDER 52 IND VS TEN Sun 1PM unlock JAC VS CLE Sun 1PM unlock NYJ VS MIA Sun 1PM unlock PHI VS SEA Mon 8PM unlock TB VS KC Sun 4PM
13 James Alberino James Alberino Spread Investor 33.5 25-27-3 Best Bet OVER 53 BUF VS LAC Sun 1PM unlock ATL VS LV Sun 1PM unlock IND VS TEN Sun 1PM unlock PHI VS SEA Mon 8PM unlock TB VS KC Sun 4PM
14 Iain MacMillan Iain MacMillan Odds Shark 33 27-25-3 Best Bet LV -3 ATL VS LV Sun 1PM unlock DEN VS NO Sun 4PM unlock IND VS TEN Sun 1PM unlock PHI VS SEA Mon 8PM unlock TB VS KC Sun 4PM
15 Vernon Croy Vernon Croy Doc's Sports 32.5 27-29-1 Best Bet ATL +3 ATL VS LV Sun 1PM unlock IND VS TEN Sun 1PM unlock PHI VS SEA Mon 8PM UNDER 46 DAL 16 WAS 41 HOU -3 DET 25 HOU 41
16 John Jastremski John Jastremski WFAN Sports Radio 660 32.5 26-29-1 Best Bet SF +7 LAR VS SF Sun 4PM unlock IND VS TEN Sun 1PM unlock NE VS ARI Sun 1PM unlock NYJ VS MIA Sun 1PM DAL -3 DAL 16 WAS 41
17 Andrew Andrew "Ninja" Avery Odds Shark 31.5 25-29-1 Best Bet BUF -5.5 BUF VS LAC Sun 1PM unlock JAC VS CLE Sun 1PM unlock LAR VS SF Sun 4PM unlock PHI VS SEA Mon 8PM unlock TB VS KC Sun 4PM
18 Jon Anik Jon Anik UFC Commentator 30.5 23-30-2 Best Bet ARI -2.5 NE VS ARI Sun 1PM unlock IND VS TEN Sun 1PM unlock JAC VS CLE Sun 1PM unlock NYJ VS MIA Sun 1PM unlock TB VS KC Sun 4PM
19 Arun Shiva Arun Shiva Doc's Sports 30 27-29-0 Best Bet NO -6 DEN VS NO Sun 4PM unlock BUF VS LAC Sun 1PM unlock LAR VS SF Sun 4PM unlock NE VS ARI Sun 1PM OVER 51.5 DET 25 HOU 41
20 Allen Eastman Allen Eastman Doc's Sports 30 26-29-0 Best Bet IND -3.5 IND VS TEN Sun 1PM unlock DEN VS NO Sun 4PM unlock LAR VS SF Sun 4PM unlock PHI VS SEA Mon 8PM unlock TB VS KC Sun 4PM
21 Tony George Tony George Doc's Sports 30 26-29-0 Best Bet MIN -4 MIN VS CAR Sun 1PM unlock BUF VS LAC Sun 1PM unlock CIN VS NYG Sun 1PM unlock NYJ VS MIA Sun 1PM unlock TB VS KC Sun 4PM
22 Geoff Sheasby Geoff Sheasby @OldManWhoBets 29 26-31-0 Best Bet MIN -4 MIN VS CAR Sun 1PM unlock CIN VS NYG Sun 1PM unlock LAR VS SF Sun 4PM DAL -3 DAL 16 WAS 41 HOU -3 DET 25 HOU 41
23 Joe Osborne Joe Osborne Odds Shark 29 25-31-0 Best Bet NO -6 DEN VS NO Sun 4PM unlock BUF VS LAC Sun 1PM unlock IND VS TEN Sun 1PM unlock NYJ VS MIA Sun 1PM OVER 46 DAL 16 WAS 41
24 Nathan Jahnke Nathan Jahnke Pro Football Focus 25.5 21-34-1 WAS +3 DAL 16 WAS 41 unlock DEN VS NO Sun 4PM unlock LAR VS SF Sun 4PM unlock NE VS ARI Sun 1PM unlock TB VS KC Sun 4PM
25 Gilles Gallant Gilles Gallant Odds Shark 25 20-35-1 Best Bet CAR +4 MIN VS CAR Sun 1PM unlock ATL VS LV Sun 1PM unlock LAR VS SF Sun 4PM unlock TB VS KC Sun 4PM UNDER 46 DAL 16 WAS 41
26 Doc's Sports Doc's Sports Doc's Sports 24 19-35-2 WAS +3 DAL 16 WAS 41 unlock CIN VS NYG Sun 1PM unlock GB VS CHI Sun 8PM unlock NE VS ARI Sun 1PM unlock PHI VS SEA Mon 8PM

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

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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