With a prize pool of just over $1.1 million, the LVH SuperContest is one of the most popular and prestigious NFL handicapping tournaments in the world. Participants shell out a $1,500 entry fee for the right to pick five NFL games against the spread each week, for all 17 weeks of the regular season. Last year’s winner (Sans Souci, 58-22-5) took home $310,200 and with a record 745 entries for 2012, this year’s champion will pocket a cool $447,000.
Every Saturday, the LVH posts a complete breakdown of how many times each team was selected by contestants for the coming week. And while following our weekly plays may prove disastrous (current record: 4-6), the following chart will provide a look into the most popular picks for Week 3.
Note: One fool failed to turn in his picks this week, so these numbers are based on 744 entrants, not 745.
FORTENBAUGH’S PICKS: Chargers (-3.5), Cardinals (+4), Texans (-2.5), Browns (+3) and 49ers (-7).
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WEEK 3 LVH SUPERCONTEST SELECTIONS
SEP 29 Jeff Fedotin
Better quarterback play has given Green Bay the edge.
SEP 25 Jesse Lawrence
Jesse Lawrence of TiqIQ looks at several affordable tickets this weekend.
SEP 23 Jesse Lawrence
Jesse Lawrence of TiqIQ looks at the week ahead
SEP 19 Jeff Fedotin
Jets hold out hope cornerback can bolster beleaguered secondary.