Articles by: TheChode

Chode’s New Years Day Bowl Game Picks

25-15 on the year in NCAA football is starting to show you guys that I have clue what I’m talking about. But it’s New Years Day, lets throw the records aside and […]

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by / on January 1, 2015 at 6:18 am / in Featured, Sports and Bets

It’s Bowl Time for the Terps

The college bowl season has been underway way for some time now, and most of the games have been pretty entertaining. The Maryland Terrapins will have their chance to step […]

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by / on December 30, 2014 at 7:45 am / in Sports and Bets

Chode’s College Bowl Game Picks: Weekend 1

After a perfect championship weekend I finished the college football regular season 23-15, and that ain’t bad, boys.  Now it’s Bowl season and here is where we make the real […]

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by / on December 19, 2014 at 2:15 pm / in Sports and Bets

The Good and The Bad of Maryland’s Foster Farms Bowl Bid

When it was announced that Maryland would play Stanford in the Foster Farms Bowl I was initially a bit baffled.  And I don’t mean, “What the hell is Foster Farms,” baffled, […]

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by / on December 9, 2014 at 6:51 am / in Featured, Sports and Bets

Chodes College Picks: Week 15

I have managed to edge out to a 20-15 record on the season. Before the bowl games get here we still have the very good, and very bet-able, conference championship games […]

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by / on December 4, 2014 at 11:42 pm / in Featured, Sports and Bets

Maryland Must Win at the Big House

The Maryland Terrapins hung around for a while last week against Michigan State but at the end of the game it was a lopsided 37-15 loss. This week the Terps […]

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by / on November 22, 2014 at 2:55 pm / in Sports and Bets

Chode’s College Football Picks: Week 13

With a couple of strong performances from Virginia Tech and Washington last Saturday we started moving in the right direction again. 18-14 on the season isn’t getting crushed, but it’s […]

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by / on November 21, 2014 at 3:07 pm / in Sports and Bets

Hot Wings and Ranch Dressing? Hell No!

Every man at some point in his man life has been out at a bar or restaurant pounding some cold beers and hot wings while watching football.  When you place […]

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by / on November 19, 2014 at 8:46 pm / in Pubs and Grub

Maryland Black Ops Blackout- Time To Get Tough On Michigan State

People in youth sports are always preaching that it’s not about winning or losing, but about the way you play the game. I never bought into that saying very much. I mean, […]

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by / on November 15, 2014 at 8:33 am / in Featured, Sports and Bets

What Does a Ravens Fan Wear to a Redskins Game?

So while the Ravens are on a bye this week the Chode will be sitting front row in Landover as the Redskins take on the Bucs. Personally, I have no love for […]

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by / on November 14, 2014 at 7:24 am / in Sports and Bets

Chode’s College Football Picks: Week 12

Last week wasn’t my best wagering performance, but I blame it mostly on a stupid WR from Utah who decided to celebrate a few inches short of the goal line. […]

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by / on November 14, 2014 at 7:23 am / in Sports and Bets

Chode’s College Football Picks: Week 11

A solid 2-1 week last week gets things moving in the right direction. Of course the one loss had to be those assholes from Syracuse. The Orange have literally been […]

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by / on November 7, 2014 at 7:15 am / in Sports and Bets

Maryland Beats PSU: Let the Rivalry Begin

Wow!!  What a win in Happy Valley for our Maryland Terrapins, who beat Penn State 20-19 Saturday. This one started out with fireworks even before kick off. The Maryland captains […]

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by / on November 3, 2014 at 8:16 pm / in Sports and Bets

Maryland Must Win At Penn State

There is no way to sugarcoat it, last week in Wisconsin pretty much couldn’t have been any worse for the Terps. 52-7 almost doesn’t do justice to just how bad […]

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by / on November 1, 2014 at 9:23 am / in Sports and Bets

Chode’s College Football Picks: Week 10

California did enough to hang on and barely cover for me last week. Southern Miss couldn’t do the same, and BYU never had a chance.  At 13-10 on the season […]

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by / on October 30, 2014 at 9:40 pm / in Featured, Sports and Bets

Maryland Looking For Signature Big Ten Win in Wisconsin

That was one hell of a homecoming win last Saturday. Maryland came out and found themselves down fourteen to Iowa. The Terps have been in that position a few times this season.  […]

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by / on October 25, 2014 at 8:37 am / in Featured, Sports and Bets