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After going a PERFECT 5-0 Monday, Ben Burns split Tuesday's plays. There's no splitting today! Off yesterday's wire-to-wire winner, Ben's top rated baseball plays are on a LEGENDARY $79,570 PROFIT RAMPAGE. You in?!
BREAKFAST CLUB! (6-1 L2 DAYS, 19-9 L28)

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After going a PERFECT 5-0 Monday, Ben Burns split Tuesday's plays. There's no splitting today! Off yesterday's wire-to-wire winner, Ben's top rated baseball plays are on a LEGENDARY $79,570 PROFIT RAMPAGE. His latest has "MUST PLAY" written all over it. You in?

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Off his winner with the Packers, part of a PERFECT 5-0 MONDAY SWEEP, Ben Burns is 4-1/80% YTD with his "primetime" selections, 2-0 on Thursday night. More of the same this week, as Ben elevates to his HIGHEST RATING. Don't even consider missing out!

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Ben Burns has long DOMINATED the ACC Conference and he knows these two teams like the back of his hand. If you liked his #1 ACC play from September, V-Tech over UNC, or if you liked Virginia over Illinois, you're going to LOVE Friday's winner between Wake Forest and Virginia. It's an ABSOLUTE BEHEMOTH and you simpy need to BE THERE!

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Ben Burns WON BIG last Saturday and he's got EVEN BIGGER plans for this week. Top rated college football totals are 83% SINCE LAST YEAR! This one ranks as one of the BIGGEST OF THE ENTIRE BUNCH, his single biggest Pac-12 Total this season. Don't wait!

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Don't wait for the price to rise on Ben Burns' Sunday "BREAKFAST CLUB!"

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Big Game Expert Ben Burns won ALL his BIGGEST plays in the preseason. His #1 preseason side was a WINNER. His #1 preseason total was a WINNER. His #1 "non-conference" play was a WINNER. On EARLY Sunday afternoon, Ben UNLOADS on his #1 GAME OF THE SEASON, thus far. If you only make one play this month, you should really consider making it this one!

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Don't wait for the price to rise on Ben Burns' BIG PLAY from the PACKERS/49ERS game! 

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Long known for his "mastery of Monday Night Football," Ben Burns is already 2-0 with this season's MNF selections. If you liked the Packers over the Lions, you're going to LOVE Burns' #1 Monday play from September. Its the Cowboys hosting the Eagle and Burns ABSOLUTELY LOVES the setup. Do NOT wait!

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Ben Burns is among the most respected handicappers in the world and he's ON ABSOLUTE FIRE. Don't believe? Grab a 3-DAY PASS and see for yourself!

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Burns closed out another superb season on a PERFECT 5-0 RUN and he enters the new campaign with a BLISTERING 255-149 ($43,838) long-term record.

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Matchup Selection W/L
MLB  |  Sep 21, 2021
Pirates vs Reds
-185 at pinnacle
Play Type: Premium

I'm playing on CINCINNATI. (Action) The Reds entered this series off b2b losses to the Dodgers and with faint hopes of making the Wild Card. Those hopes appeared that they would be crushed, as the Reds had fallen behind 5-0 by the top of the third inning. The team showed a lot of resolve though. They'd score four runs in the bottom of the third, eventually winning by a score of 9-5. Nine straight runs to close the game, after falling behind early. Their chances are still pretty slim (Fan Graphs lists them at 14.8% of making the Wild Card) but the Reds' hopes are still alive and now they've got momentum back in their corner. They've also got Mahle on the mound. He's 12-5 with a solid 3.54 ERA on the season. He tossed six shutout innings (1-0 win) in his last start and the Reds are 3-0 his last three. On the other hand, Keller is 4-11 with a 6.14 ERA on the season. Keller has a 1.739 WHIP compared to Mahle's 1.198 mark. Mahle outpitches and outlasts Keller and the Reds roll to another important victory.

Matchup Selection W/L
MLB  |  Sep 21, 2021
Royals vs Indians
-138 at William Hill
Play Type: Top Premium

I'm playing on CLEVELAND. (Action) The Royals jumped all over the Indians in Game 1 of yesterday's double-header. Then, they did it again in Game 2. Today, however, the Indians should have a significant advantage. In 12 home starts, Quantrill is 4-0 with a superb 2.35 ERA and 1.029 WHIP. Over his past three starts, he's got a 2.65 ERA and 0.983 WHIP. On the other hand, Lynch is 0-2 with a 9.28 ERA his past three starts. Prior to yesterday, the Indians had thrived as home favorites in the -125 to -175 range. They've won Quantrill's last two starts by a combined score of 16-4 and I say they bounce back with another big win. 


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.