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Ben got the week started with a 2-1 Monday. Tuesday was 2-2 overall, 2-0 with top plays. Today, he's putting it all together and going for the SWEEP! If you've been waiting for the opportune time to jump on board!

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Ben Burns settled for a split with Tuesday's baseball. Not what he was hoping for but he's already moved on to attack Wednesday's card. Having delivered $42K the past 2+ years at the ballpark, Burns appears poised to go on another HUGE MLB HOT STREAK. Watch and see OR jump on board and be a part of it!

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Ben Burns settled for a split with Tuesday's baseball. Not what he was hoping for but he's already moved on to attack Wednesday's card. Having delivered $42K the past 2+ years at the ballpark, Burns appears poised to go on another HUGE MLB HOT STREAK. Make sure you're a part of it!

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**22-6 RECORD** WED. 10* HIGH HEAT!

Ben got the week started with a 2-1 Monday. Tuesday was 2-2 overall, 2-0 with top plays. Today, he's putting it all together and going for the SWEEP! Ben's top rated (10*) MLB plays are on a long-term streak which has generated more than $80K in net profit. More? He's also 22-6 with his last 28 "HIGH HEAT" tickets. Make sure you're board this one!

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Off a loss with Florida last night, Ben Burns HITS BACK HARD today. Time for PAYBACK!

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**73% ATS RUN** TNT 10* $123K SLAM DUNK!

Off last night's winner with the Miami Heat, Ben Burns is 15-7 his last 22 NBA plays. That includes an 8-3/73% RECORD with his L11 'top rated' NBA ATS sides. Going back further finds that Ben's top rated basketball bets on a long term streak which has generated $123,150 IN NET PROFIT. His latest goes right here, on TNT. This is BIG. Make it count!

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Ben Burns was just 2-2 overall yesterday, but 2-0 with "top rated" plays. This renowned "Big Game Guru" is elevating to his HIGHEST RATING here. You know what to do!

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Ben Burns's Premium Picks Streaks & Trends

Sport W-L Profit Win Pct Since Archive
MLB 452-289 $4,203 61% 2020-07-23 View Picks
Top Basketball 244-185 $4,158 57% 2021-04-19 View Picks
All Sports 1612-1275 $3,299 56% 2020-09-18 View Picks
NBA 210-163 $3,091 56% 2021-06-13 View Picks
NHL 158-91 $2,461 63% 2021-01-14 View Picks
Soccer 69-44 $1,344 61% 2020-08-08 View Picks
Top NFLX 5-2 $290 71% 2021-08-15 View Picks
Top Fighting 25-15 $290 63% 2020-08-08 View Picks
CFL 9-5 $290 64% 2021-08-19 View Picks

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May 18 '22, 1:10 PM
Play Type: Premium Pick
MLB | Braves vs Brewers
Play on: Brewers -133 at linepros
Game Analysis

I'm playing on MILWAUKEE. These same two starters opposed each other earlier this month. I successfully backed Fried the Braves in that 4/7 game. They won 3-2. This afternoon, however, I expect Burnes and the Brewers to return the favor. Fried got roughed up a bit in his last start; he gave up nine hits and four runs, over six innings. Burnes, on the other hand, allowed one run through seven complete innings in his last start, striking out seven without walking a batter. While Fried has a very solid 3.14 ERA and 0.977 WHIP, Burnes has a dominant 1.77 ERA and 0.788 WHIP. That WHIP drops to 0.629 at home. The Brewers are already 3-0 on the season, when off a shutout loss. Expect them to bounce back and stay perfect in that situation this afternoon. 

Pick Released on May 18 at 08:44 am

List of accomplishments

Year Accomplishment Record Win % Profit
2013 -2014 #1 in NHL 121-71 63% $2,306
2018 -2019 #2 in SOCCER 27-14 65.9% $1,028
2015 -2016 #2 in NHL 196-121 61.8% $1,721
2014 #2 in PRENFL 7-2 77.8% $465
2014 #2 in MLB 226-138 62.1% $3,054
2014 #2 in All Sports 760-570 57.1% $6,131
2010 -2011 #2 in NBA 195-165 54.2% $1,525
2010 -2011 #2 in Basketball 274-238 53.5% $1,450
2021 -2022 #3 in SOCCER 51-26 66.2% $1,801
2020 -2021 #3 in CBB 124-96 56.4% $1,612
2020 #3 in MLB 122-63 66% $3,366
2012 #3 in Football 171-135 55.9% $2,192
2020 -2021 #4 in TEN 1-0 100% $100
2011 #4 in PRENFL 14-10 58.3% $295
2010 #4 in NFL 74-59 55.6% $910
2008 -2009 #4 in Basketball 267-242 52.5% $421
2016 #5 in PRENFL 10-6 62.5% $347
2015 #5 in NFL 85-65 56.7% $1,400
2012 #5 in CFB 87-68 56.1% $1,206
2012 -2013 #5 in NBA 195-163 54.5% $1,781
2010 #5 in Football 136-116 54% $885
2009 -2010 #5 in NBA 192-160 54.6% $1,702
2009 -2010 #5 in Basketball 272-235 53.7% $1,551
2008 #5 in MLB 3-1 75% $174
2019 -2020 #6 in CFL 15-10 60% $409
2014 -2015 #6 in CFL 5-4 55.6% $55
2013 #6 in All Sports 821-655 55.6% $3,059
2012 -2013 #6 in Basketball 295-253 53.8% $1,970
2009 #6 in CFB 69-57 54.8% $669
2008 #6 in CFB 75-66 53.2% $277
2008 -2009 #6 in NBA 183-155 54.1% $1,423
2008 #6 in All Sports 187-165 53.1% $709
2020 -2021 #7 in BOX 21-12 63.6% $343
2018 -2019 #7 in CFL 14-9 60.9% $432
2015 #7 in Football 168-144 53.9% $1,103
2009 #7 in Football 133-120 52.6% $156
2017 -2018 #8 in CFL 9-5 64.3% $345
2015 -2016 #8 in Basketball 292-245 54.4% $2,783
2012 #8 in NFL 84-67 55.6% $986
2011 #8 in MLB 310-223 58.2% $1,081
2011 #8 in All Sports 910-730 55.5% $1,816
2020 -2021 #9 in SOCCER 13-9 59.1% $180

Service Ben Burns's Bio & About Section

Age: 45


In "Outliers," Malcolm Gladwell asks the question: "What makes high achievers different?" Gladwell suggests that those at the top of their field have a number of similarities - that their upbringing (culture, family, what generation they came from, experiences) had much to do with their success.

As a professional sports handicapper, Ben Burns is widely recognized as being "at the top of his field." A look at Ben's upbringing shows that he fits Gladwell's model to a tee.

Exposed to the world of point spreads early and often as a child, Burns reached adulthood as the Internet was first beginning to explode, just as the first offshore sportsbooks were springing up. By that time he'd already spent thousands of hours learning and studying stats.

From an early age it became apparent to family and friends that Ben wasn't a "typical" fan. At age 11, he was mentioned in a major newspaper (Toronto Star) for correctly predicting a high profile trade before the Major League Baseball trading deadline. (Winner of the contest got tickets to the All Star game.)

Ben's father and uncles were always involved in a weekly NFL (ATS) pool. Some of Ben's earliest memories included that pool and his fascination with it. As soon as he was allowed to play, Ben demonstrated an uncanny ability to surprise the adults. Around this time, one of his uncles moved his casino business to the Caribbean. This was the environment which he came from.

The caption underneath Ben's high-school graduation photo references Ben's love for betting on football. That's because he was famous throughout his school for annually winning the local football contest, along with the $1700 per year which was awarded to the champ.

Coming of age right as the first sports books were coming online, Ben was fortunate to enjoy some success with his some of his early online sports betting endeavors. He did so well that the first shop he ever played at ended up refusing to take his hockey bets.

Also, in the very early days of the Internet, Ben won an NBA playoff contest, put on by a company which was called The contest victory awarded him a trip for two to Las Vegas, $1000 cash, a limo at his disposal, free shows, hotel and live sports odds for a year. Not a bad prize for a kid in his early 20s. However, the bigger prize was that Ben was exposed to the world of "professional sports handicapping." Inspired by his personal success and encouraged by his peers, Ben first made his picks available to the public in 1998.

Achievements in Handicapping/Sports

Top Ranked NFL Handicapper

From the years of 1998-2007, Ben's selections were independently documented at one of the Internet's earliest and most respected sports monitors, Big Guy Sports. During that time, Ben earned literally dozens of documented Top 3 finishes in football, basketball, baseball AND hockey, including numerous #1 titles. Competing against a field of 150 of the biggest names in the industry, he ranked as the #1 NFL handicapper in the existence of that sports monitor, in their All-Time rankings.  No competing handicapping service ever came close to matching his NFL record. In fact, Ben also ranked as the #1 combined NFL/NCAA football handicapper.

10 Straight Super Bowl Winners

A big part of the reason for Ben's #1 NFL titles was his annual success in the playoffs. He fared particularly well with his Super Bowl selections. In fact, from 1999-2007, he released 10 Super Bowl picks (3 Sides, 7 totals) and went a perfect 10-0. (All selections independently documented.) In the middle of that 10-0 streak, in the 2002-2003 season, Ben won with both the Bucs and the "over" the year that they beat the Raiders. That win was particularly sweet as he predicted that Tampa would win the Super Bowl in a number of national magazines, prior to the season even starting.

Fantasy Legend

Ben got pretty seriously into the DFS world in 2014 and 2015. Recently, he was featured as "The High Roller" in the 2015 documentary, "Living the Fantasy." A regular fixture at Fan Duel and Draft Kings live championship events, Burns has taken down 6-figure scores in football, basketball AND baseball. While many of the other prominent DFS players come from a poker background, two decades as a sports handicapper provide a unique perspective.

Biggest Win of 2016

The year has just begun but Ben has already enjoyed some notable wins. His "Bowl Game of the Year," which happened to be a total (WVU/ASU "over") saw the teams combine for 85 points and 1196 total yards, all of them in regulation. Closing out the campaign with wins on Clemson AND the "over" in the championship game was also rewarding.  

Systems Used For Handicapping

Bruce Lee noted: "Man, the living creature, the creating individual, is always more important than any established style of system." Lee was known to talk about being shapeless, formless (like water) and ready to adapt to any situation. Likewise, Burns doesn't rely on any one particular methodology. Rather, he combines fundamental, technical and situational techniques, making use of any and all data, which he deems relevant to the situation.

Ben does tend to pay particular attention to the 'situational' side of things. Among numerous other factors, this includes trying to determine when (and why) a team will be extra motivated ("pumped up") to play its best and also when a team may be ripe for a "letdown." Burns has a contrarian nature and this trait is often revealed in his selections.  

Betting Philosophy

Ever adapting, Burns is just as likely to take points as he is to lay them. Over the years, he's played more "unders" than "overs" but that doesn't mean that he won't pull the trigger on an "over" when the time is right to do so. While many handicappers shy away from playing MLB/NHL favorites on the money-line, Ben has proven that one can be highly successful by doing so. For him, it’s all about value. If he can get a team at -130 that he likes and that believes should be -160, than that's a play.


Rating and Titles of Plays

Ben uses a scale of 5-10 to show his level of confidence with each play. Plays may include "titles" in order to give users a better idea of what to expect. Some of those titles include:

Personal Favorite - Strongest favorite (or pick'em game) in that sport for the day.

Best Bet - Strongest underdog (or pick'em game) in that sport for the day, occasionally can be a total.

Blue Chip Total - Strongest rated total in that sport/category for the day.

Main Event - Big play which is featured on national television.

Game Of The Week/Month/Year - Top rated side or total for that particular week/month/year.