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Grumpy Gambler

The Grumpy Gambler writes about various professional sporting events from his perspective as a an overall Grump.
Why Mattress Mack’s Ludicrous Wagers Drive Me Absolutely Insane

Why Mattress Mack’s Ludicrous Wagers Drive Me Absolutely Insane

Here’s Hoping the Atlanta Braves Break the Hearts of Mack and his Beloved Cheating Houston Astros Here at Grump Headquarters we can’t stand people who are either A. Total Assholes, B. Total Hypocrites or C. Total Asshole Hypocrites. Today we have a combination of all...

Historic Matchups Continue on Sunday of NFL Week 7

Historic Matchups Continue on Sunday of NFL Week 7

Why Eagles Raiders and Jets Patriots are Such Flavorful Matchups On Thursday I wrote about the storied history behind the Denver Broncos and Cleveland Browns series. The Broncos had handed out bad beats to the Browns on more than one occasion and lined up against a...

Git Along Little Doggies

Git Along Little Doggies

NINE Home Underdogs highlight the Week 6 NFL Betting Landscape Here we go with Week 6 of the NFL Season, and I am more grumpy than usual. After starting the season 3-0 ATS, your grumpiness has taken two straight losses thanks to Andy Reid and his Jekyll & Hyde...

I Didn’t Go to the Wedding. I’m Not Going to the Funeral.

I Didn’t Go to the Wedding. I’m Not Going to the Funeral.

Why I Shy Away from Betting on Teams that have a Positive Record Against the Spread Growing up as the son of a gambler has armed me with some life lessons which let’s face it, those who didn’t have a gambler in the family, just never learned. One such lesson is not...

Andy Reid Returns to Philly to Take on the Eagles

Andy Reid Returns to Philly to Take on the Eagles

Can Big Red Cover the Spread Against his Former Team? Great Googly Moogly! Andy Reid and his Kansas City Chiefs are coming back to The Linc to take on the team he coached for 14 seasons. Let’s take a look at this juicy matchup, and not just from an x and o and...

A Tale of Two Halves of Football

A Tale of Two Halves of Football

How What Looked like a Losing NFL Football Wager Turned into a Winner “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of...

This Ryder Cup is Fit for a Grump

This Ryder Cup is Fit for a Grump

Yes, the calendar shows 2021, but tomorrow morning the USA & Europe will finally tee it up for the 2020 Ryder Cup. With that in mind I am exceptionally grumpy for several reasons… One, we missed out on the Ryder Cup last year and had to wait an extra year for the...

There’s No Need to Fear, Underdog is Here!

There’s No Need to Fear, Underdog is Here!

Week one of the 2021 NFL Season was an underdog lover's dream come true. Ever since the first time I watched Shoeshine Boy turn into his heroic alter ego, I've loved the Underdog. And week one of the 2021 NFL Season was an underdog lover's dream come true with 12,...

My First Weekend of Wagering on NFL Football

My First Weekend of Wagering on NFL Football

It's here. The first Sunday of the 2021 Season of NFL Football and here's a reflection on my first real weekend of football betting. Growing up, my dad had always taken me to the track to bet on the ponies and he would give me those paper football pools where you...

Top 10 NFL & NCAA Football Coach Rants

Top 10 NFL & NCAA Football Coach Rants

Let's Kick the 2021 NFL Season of Gambling off with a Little Fun Here at Grump Headquarters, we tend to be grumpy most of the time, but every now and then we like to infuse our grumpiness with some humor. With today marking a new season of NFL football and in turn all...

US Open Halfway Report

US Open Halfway Report

Okay so the US Open is halfway over. Is there anything to be more grumpy about? Well yes in my case there is absolutely something to be grumpy and grouchy and pissed off about. On Thursday I recommended everyone maybe wager some cash on guys who had made it into the...