Michael

Hello! My name is Michael Vale and I am the new college football writer here at The Lynq. I am originally from St. Charles, IL. So yes I am that suburban kid that still tells people he’s from Chicago. But I can’t help it. I love Chicago and its sports! Bears, Cubs, Hawks, Bulls, and occasionally the White Sox. I love all sports, but football has always been my favorite. I’m not sure why, because I never played football. I’m 5’7″ on a good day and 155 lbs. Football was not going to pan out. I remember growing up and my dad dragging our tiny little kitchen tv out to our deck so we could watch the Bears play outdoors on a beautiful Chicago fall day! It was the best, and as I grew older, I not only enjoyed watching football, but betting on it as well. Gentleman and Gentlewoman,  sports betting legalization is upon us. ESPN regularly includes the spread during its pregame shows. The stigma against gamblers is fading, and I couldn’t happier about it. So let’s enjoy talking football, open a few cold Old Style’s (It’s a crime that Wrigley no longer has on tap), and cash some tickets!!


CFB Week 12 Best Bets
Last Week: I was hit and miss last week. BYU and Arizona State were clear...
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Pittsburg vs. UNC Preview/Pick:
Spread: UNC +4 @ Pittsburg O/U: 49.5 Game Time/Location: 8 pm EST; 11/14/19; Pittsburg, PA North...
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“I’ll Meet You at Harry’s:” Purdue @ Northwestern Preview/Pick:
Last Week: Purdue won a football game! I repeat, Purdue won a football game! We...
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Week 11 CFB Best Bets!
Last Week: What a great week 10! We finally had a comeback after a miserable...
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“I’ll Meet You At Harry’s:” Nebraska @ Purdue Pick:
Last Week: So apparently, the entire state of Indiana doesn’t know how to play in...
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Breeders Cup Saturday Analysis:
Friday Recap: Well what a day of racing that was! I have no idea what...
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CFB Week 10 Best Bets!
I’m not going to sugarcoat it; I have done terrible in my CFB picks in...
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#Funbelt: App State vs. Georgia Southern Preview/Pick
I’m not going to sugarcoat it; I have done terrible in my CFB picks in...
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Breeders Cup: Future Stars Friday Picks!
The breeders cup is arguably the biggest racing day of the year. I’d still say...
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“I’ll Meet You at Harry’s:” Purdue vs. Illinois Preview/Pick
Last Week: Last week we took Purdue +17.5 and it was never in doubt. The...
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