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You have responsibilities. A relationship. A job. You want to be more involved in the world of sports, but the time isn’t always there. So you play fantasy sports. Maybe build a daily lineup. Even pick some games or join an office pool. But without putting in the time to research, you are left guessing.

Our responsibility is to you. Our relationship is with the sport. Our job is to do the legwork so you don’t have to.

Sporfolio is your ‘sports portfolio.’ We predict. They play. You profit.

Diamond Dividends

Sporfolio’s Mario Mergola just released his first book: Diamond Dividends: Creative Strategies to Profit Through Fantasy Baseball. Grab a copy today in either paperback or eBook and win your fantasy league!

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Working Fantasy Baseball Spreadsheets

The fantasy baseball season has arrived, and whether you’re drafting or gauging the value of a pickup, we have a few spreadsheets to get you started. The most powerful one is included in all Sporfolio memberships, and allows for realtime updates of projections due to changes in estimated playing time. Either use our updated numbers or input your own.

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DFS Hockey

Sporfolio has expanded to include daily fantasy content for the 2016-2017 NHL season. Tom Fitzgerald of XN Sports will lead the charge with his DFS insight.

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Gain Access to Top NFL picks in 2017

It’s never too early to start preparing for another season of NFL action! Join an exclusive community today centered around building your sports portfolio through daily fantasy sports and NFL picks against the spread.

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NFL Picks: Super Bowl LI Pick Against the Spread

We give a full breakdown, prediction, and against-the-spread pick for the big game.

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Preseason Fantasy Baseball

The founder of Sporfolio and author of Diamond Dividends: Creative Strategies to Profit Through Fantasy Baseball has uploaded his top 500 fantasy baseball player projections, a table – editable by you – of per-plate-appearance and per-inning-pitched calculations, and his overall rankings for the 2017 MLB season. His 2016 rankings were included in FantasyPros’ expert accuracy challenge, where some of his best predictions were highlighted.

The rankings and projections go hand-in-hand with his aforementioned book, and are available for free by using the links above.

DFS Hockey

Sporfolio has increased our offering to include DFS Hockey at no additional charge to all existing packages for the upcoming 2016-2017 regular season. All of our subscribers – new or existing – will now have access to our DFS plays from Monday-Friday during the season.

We are thrilled to announce that Tom Fitzgerald of XN Sports will be our lead NHL DFS writer. Tom has spent the past four years as the lead editor for XN Sports and is excited to contribute his hockey DFS strategies and plays to our readers, while helping Sporfolio expand our content beyond football.

Recent Posts

Belichick’s Genius Marketing of Jimmy Garoppolo

This is how it happens. His reputation precedes him. He is nicknamed a ‘genius.’ He must be. Extra precaution is taken. Don’t run the ball at the goal line; he will be expecting that. Don’t punt; run a fake. Don’t let your guard down; think outside-the-box. Bill Belichick is, indeed, a genius. But it’s not just because he’s smarter than his competition. It’s because he is also more patient. He will sit-and-wait. Eventually, someone will make a...
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Daily Fantasy Hockey Morning Coffee: 4/6/17

Welcome to the final edition of the daily fantasy hockey morning coffee. It’s been a fun 119-article ride from October to April. Through it there was the drama of the car accident at the animal hospital, my son’s multiple broken arms over the course of six months (once trying to be ninja climbing a ‘child safety gate’), one bout of the flu where Mario Mergola filled in for me, one four-goal performance by Auston Matthews on the opening night of the season, a graceful...
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Daily Fantasy Hockey Morning Coffee: 4/5/17

Welcome to the Wednesday edition of the daily fantasy hockey morning coffee. After a nice 13-game slate to work with last night we only have two games to work with tonight for our daily fantasy hockey needs. Montreal Canadiens @ Buffalo Sabres (Montreal, -130, 5 over/under) New York Rangers @ Washington Capitals (Washington, -180, 5.5 over/under) Keep in mind that almost by the sheer fact of FanDuel rules, every team is really in play tonight. So, while there are four teams in play, I’ll...
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Daily Fantasy Hockey Morning Coffee: 4/4/17

Welcome to the Tuesday edition of the daily fantasy hockey morning coffee. After a very small three-game on Monday night we’re back with a nice 13-game slate to work with for our daily fantasy hockey needs. There are three teams I’ll look to tonight as the basis for much of my roster construction: Tampa Bay Lightning @ Boston Bruins (Boston, -175, 5.5 over/under) Chicago Blackhawks @ Colorado Avalanche (Chicago, -275, 5.5 over/under) New York Islanders @ Nashville Predators...
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Daily Fantasy Hockey Morning Coffee: 3/31/17

Welcome to the Friday edition of the daily fantasy hockey morning coffee. I hope you have had a profitable week. We end the week with a tidy seven-game slate to dig through for our daily fantasy needs. Two games really stand out tonight as ones you will want to target as the basis of your roster construction — at least for your cash games. Washington Captials @ Arizona Coyotes (Washington, -260, 5.5 over/under) St. Louis Blues @ Colorado Avalanche (St. Louis, -223, 5 over/under) The...
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Success Rate

AGAINST THE SPREAD – 2014-2016

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Best Confidence Picks (2015)

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Best Overall Picks (2014)

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3-Year Confidence Picks

star 52.4% = AVERAGE BREAKEVEN PERCENTAGE REQUIRED star

Standings of Experts’ Picks

AGAINST THE SPREAD – COURTESY OF NFLPickwatch

2015 Correct Picks ATS

  • 1. Mario Mergola (now Sporfolio) – 141
  • 1. Jason La Canfora – 141
  • 3. Pickwatch – Best Defense – 139
  • 3. Josh Katzowitz – 139
  • Average Expert (Min. 250 Picks) – 127

2014 Correct Picks ATS

  • 1. Mario Mergola (now Sporfolio) – 145
  • 1. Tim Cowlishaw – 145
  • 3. Jason La Canfora – 141
  • 4. Neil Greenberg – 138
  • Average Expert (Min. 250 Picks) – 130

Success Stories from Our Picks

How Would 2015 Have Treated You?

Set how much you would have risked on a standard game and see what our confidence picks would have netted for you in 2015 using our recommended scaling (even after fees from standard -110 odds)!

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See For Yourself - NFL Opening Night Pick Against the Spread

We kicked off the 2016 NFL season with a confidence pick beating the spread. We don’t normally separate picks from their main articles, but Opening Night between the Carolina Panther and Denver Broncos was special. See what our members knew days ago.

See For Yourself - NFL Week 3 Game-by-Game DFS Analysis

Our Week 3 DFS game-by-game analysis column was a hit on many levels. It is now open to all to read as an example of what we provide to our members on a weekly basis during the NFL season.

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2016 NFC Full Season Predictions

Sporfolio’s full season predictions for the National Football Conference in 2016 include a breakdown of every NFC team, a projected record, and names the expected conference champion.

Super Bowl LI Pick Against the Spread

The 2016 NFL season comes to an end on Sunday, and we break down the big game via a full prediction and against-the-spread pick.

2016 AFC Full Season Predictions

Sporfolio’s full season predictions for the American Football Conference in 2016 include a breakdown of every AFC team, a projected record, and names the expected Super Bowl champion.

DFS Game Flow

The overall picture of picking games against the spread in a given week would be incomplete without the individual pieces – the players. The rise of daily fantasy sports has provided an avenue for taking predictions about a given set of games even further, where both the teams and players can be assembled into a portfolio.

Despite efforts to separate the two, they actually go hand-in- hand, where the players impact the flow of the game that will ultimately complete the picture. Our team specializes in offering these DFS picks driven completely by ‘game flow,’ where scenarios of success are crafted on the foundation of our industry-leading picks ATS.

Week 4 2015 NFL Picks Against the Spread Column

“Drew Brees…gives the Saints the obvious edge…”

“It is likely already too late for the Saints…but a home game in primetime against an injured Cowboys’ team might be the Saints’ last hope. Keep in mind that the Saints were 2-4 and hosting the seemingly unstoppable Packers in a Sunday Night Football contest, last season. New Orleans won by three touchdowns.

Week 4 2015 Results

New Orleans Saints 26, Dallas Cowboys 20

Drew Brees: 33-for-41, 359 passing yards, 2 passing touchdowns, 25.4 DraftKings points, 22.4 FanDuel points

Week 8 2015 NFL Picks Against the Spread Column

Denver’s defense — allowing the fewest yards and second-fewest points per game in the league — will provide the toughest test that Aaron Rodgers and the Packers have seen to date, and the perceived large gap between the two teams will be closed. Denver, like Green Bay, is perfect in regular season home games since the beginning of 2014.

The Broncos hand the Packers their first loss of the season…

Week 8 2015 Results

Denver Broncos 29, Green Bay Packers 10

Aaron Rodgers: 14-for-22, 77 passing yards, 0 passing touchdowns

Denver Defense: 10 points allowed, 3 sacks, 1 safety

Conference Championship DFS Game-by-Game Analysis

Sporfolio’s Conference Championship NFL DFS column includes game-by-game analysis for DFS plays based on expected game flow. These projections are driven by our industry-leading picks against the spread.

DFS Plays: Conference Championship DFS Picks

Based on Sporfolio’s game-by-game analysis, we condense our list of targets for the Conference Championship games and provide our best DFS plays of the week.

Sporfolio Origins

Created by Mario Mergola – one of the industry leaders in NFL picks against the spread – Sporfolio aims to continue the trend of creative analysis Mergola championed over the past years while writing for XN Sports. During this time, Mergola ranked first among experts’ NFL picks against the spread in back-to-back seasons, as tracked by NFLPickwatch.com. His last two seasons’ of NFL picks against the spread can be found in the archives, while much of his work can still be read on XN Sports.

Mario Mergola is also the author of Diamond Dividends: Creative Strategies to Profit Through Fantasy Baseball, and his fantasy baseball rankings are also included in FantasyPros’ expert analysis challenge.

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