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.
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