Chris Farley

Chris Farley

Chris Farley is the Head of Betting for The 33rd Team. He joins us with a dynamic and diverse background across various industries.

Chris enlisted in the United States Air Force at 18. During his 4.5 years of service, Chris served as a munitions systems crew chief and received multiple awards, including Leadership of the Year, Citizenship of the Year, and an early promotion to Senior Airman (E-4).

Following the Air Force, Chris graduated summa cum laude from Alvernia University, double majoring in Philosophy and Communications. Chris then graduated magna cum laude from American university, earning a Master\’s of Public Administration.

American University connected Chris to the National Institutes of Health, where he still works today as a Communications Director and Program Manager. After a light-bulb moment in 2015, Chris decided to pursue his true day-to-day passion, sports betting. That was a turning point in his career.

Chris volunteered to write for TheOddsBreakers, contributing sports betting articles and quickly gaining a following due to his unique betting analysis; a combination of measuring human behavior, team dynamics, and intangibles others might dismiss. Chris hit at 58% against the spread in single NBA picks his first season. He still owns a career 57% record in single NBA picks.

Chris went on to enter the 2021 Circa Millions III Contest, renowned as one of the most challenging betting contests in the world. In his first year, with only one entry, he won 5th place ($114k cash prize, 68% win-rate).

Chris is a contributing analyst and writer at various sports betting sites. He sells premium picks, and he\’s the host of Laying the Points, a weekly sports betting strategy and picks podcast at TheOddsBreakers.

Betting

Keys to NFL Betting

Betting on NFL football can be a thrilling experience.    America’s most popular sport only gets more exciting when there’s a full slate of action and you own a full card of wagers heading into Sunday. Unfortunately, winning long-term is no easy endeavor. Sportsbooks know that the NFL brings in the most customers, by far, […]

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Winning the NFL Circa Millions Contest

The Experience January 9th, 2022. Atlantic City. Steve and I decide to take a trip with the boys for one final, thrilling weekend of NFL action. Entering Week 18, we were tied for 12th in the Circa Millions III Contest with an ATS record of 57-27-1, a 67% win rate. We knew we had a […]

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Atlanta Falcons Team Preview

What is a Power Rating? Before this Atlanta Falcons team preview begins, it’s important to note the purpose behind power ratings. Like power rankings, power ratings give NFL handicappers a foundational datapoint on every team to prepare for the season. Most handicappers use their power ratings to either determine or support where they would place […]

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How Does Deshaun Watson’s Suspension Affect Browns Bets?

We knew it was coming. We just didn’t know for how long it would be. Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson is officially suspended for the first 6 weeks of the regular season. The outrage from fans and media members could mean the NFL adds a few more games, but for now, let’s examine what we […]

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Minnesota Vikings Team Preview

What is a Power Rating? Before this Minnesota Vikings team preview begins, it’s important to note the purpose behind power ratings. Like power rankings, power ratings give NFL handicappers a foundational datapoint on every team to prepare for the season. Most handicappers use their power ratings to either determine or support where they would place […]

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Miami Dolphins 2022 NFL Team Preview

What is a Power Rating? Before this team preview begins, it’s important to note the purpose behind power ratings. Like power rankings, power ratings give NFL handicappers a foundational datapoint on every team to prepare for the season. Most handicappers use their power ratings to either determine or support where they would place the lines […]