Teaming up on handicappers

Updated: May 21, 2011, 9:05 PM ET
By Jay Cronley | Special to ESPN.com

Here's what the first two races of the 2011 Triple Crown series have proved:

How easy betting football is.

A football wager is made up of a contest involving only two teams. Each game is handicapped by a point spread aimed at creating a level playing field. Sometimes the point spread is accurate, sometimes not. True, luck is a factor. Also true, referees and penalties are factors. But there are only two teams. T-w-o. After watching 34 horses run in two races, picking a winner among ...

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