Al McMordie

Al McMordie is the most honored technical handicapper in the country. Overall, in the last 30 years, Big Al has garnered 48 NUMBER ONE awards in football, basketball, baseball and hockey; 207 Top 5 finishes; and 398 Top 10 finishes.

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Al McMordie CASHED his College Basketball Total of the Year last Sunday on the Under in the San Diego St/Creighton game. And Big Al's CASHED 63% of his NCAA Totals the past three years. Now, for the Final Four on Saturday, Big Al's firing on his NCAA Hoops Total of the Month! Go get it!
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League WLP Win % Units
College Basketball 2022-23 326 – 278 – 15 53.97% + 2,046
NBA 2022-2023 113 – 102 – 3 52.56% + 141
NFL 2022 58 – 47 – 4 55.24% + 564
College Football 2022-23 95 – 85 – 3 52.78% + 155


Pick Title League Game Date Pick Score Result
BIG AL's 100% (14-0 ATS) NBA PERFECT 10 CLUB NBA Golden State Warriors (38-36) vs Philadelphia 76ers (49-23) 2023-03-24 22:00:00 Golden State Warriors: -4.5 -110 120 - 112 Win
BIG AL's NCAA TOURNEY SWEET 16 S*M*A*S*H! College Basketball Houston Cougars (33-3) vs Miami Hurricanes (27-7) 2023-03-24 19:15:00 Houston Cougars: -7.5 -110 75 - 89 Loss
BIG AL's SWEET 16 GAME OF THE YEAR (14-6 RUN) College Basketball Alabama Crimson Tide (31-5) vs San Diego State Aztecs (29-6) 2023-03-24 18:30:00 Alabama Crimson Tide: -7.5 -110 64 - 71 Loss
BIG AL's 70% ATS NBA ELITE INFO WINNER! NBA Los Angeles Clippers (38-35) vs Oklahoma City Thunder (36-36) 2023-03-23 22:30:00 Los Angeles Clippers: -3 -110 127 - 105 Win
BIG AL's NHL SLAPSHOT CLUB (193-140 RUN)! NHL Dallas Stars (38-19-14) vs Pittsburgh Penguins (35-26-10) 2023-03-23 21:00:00 Dallas Stars: -160 3 - 2 Win
BIG AL's 100% (10-0 ATS) NCAA SWEET 16 WINNER College Basketball Connecticut Huskies (27-8) vs Arkansas Razorbacks (22-13) 2023-03-23 19:15:00 Arkansas Razorbacks: +4 -110 88 - 65 Loss
BIG AL's NCAA HOOPS HIGH ROLLER WINNER! College Basketball Utah Valley Wolverines (27-8) vs Cincinnati Bearcats (23-12) 2023-03-22 21:00:00 Cincinnati Bearcats: +0 -110 74 - 68 Loss
BIG AL's 26-8 ATS NBA PAYBACK PAYDAY! NBA Chicago Bulls (34-37) vs Philadelphia 76ers (48-23) 2023-03-22 20:00:00 Philadelphia 76ers: -3.5 -110 91 - 116 Win
BIG AL's 37-12 NCAA HOOPS ELITE INFO WINNER! College Basketball Vanderbilt Commodores (22-14) vs UAB Blazers (27-9) 2023-03-22 19:00:00 Vanderbilt Commodores: +1 -115 59 - 67 Loss
BIG AL's NBA HIGH ROLLER WINNER (189-135 RUN) NBA Los Angeles Clippers (38-34) vs Oklahoma City Thunder (35-36) 2023-03-21 22:30:00 Los Angeles Clippers: -6.5 -110 100 - 101 Loss


Al McMordie is the most honored technical sports handicapper in the country, with 48 handicapping championships since 1992.

Active since: 1992

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Al McMordie is the most honored technical sports handicapper in the country. Overall, in the last 30 years, Big Al has garnered 48 NUMBER ONE awards in football, basketball, baseball and hockey; 207 Top 5 finishes; and 398 Top 10 finishes. Al is a featured handicapper at the most prestigious gambling web sites, and was a panelist on The Winning Edge and Proline Television shows from 2001 through 2010. Additionally, in 2002, Big Al was featured in FHM Magazine, and he was featured in ESPN Magazine in 2010.

Some highlights:

In 2022, Big Al ranked #1 in NBA/NCAA Basketball Combined win percentage, return on risk, and net profit at, with a 469-392 record; and #2 in NBA Regular Season return on risk, with a 9.09% ROI.

In 2021, Big Al ranked #1 in NBA/NCAA Basketball Combined win percentage, with a 315-246 record; #2 in NCAA Basketball with a 157-115 record, and correctly forecast in the preseason that the Milwaukee Bucks (at 13-2 odds) and Baylor (at 12-1 odds) would win the NBA and NCAA championships, respectively.

In 2020, Al predicted before the season that the Tampa Bay Lightning (at 7-1 odds) and Los Angeles Dodgers (at 4-1 odds ) would win their respective championships.

In 2019, Al forecast that the Washington Nationals (at 18-1 odds) and Virginia Cavaliers (at 22-1 odds) would win championships.

In 2018, Big Al ranked #1 in NFL Net Wins, with a 72-48 record, as documented by The Sports Monitor. Al also correctly predicted the Golden State Warriors would win the NBA title.

And from 2012, when he also ranked #1 in the NFL with a 76.7% record on his Late Phone Service (as documented by The Sports Monitor), through 2020, Big Al’s won 9 straight NFL seasons.

In 2017, Al finished #1 in the NHL, and also ranked #1 in the NHL in 2014.

In 2017, Al correctly predicted the Houston Astros (at 10-1 odds) would win the World Series.

In 2017, Al hit another NBA futures pick with Golden State (at -125) to win the championship.

In 2015, Al also finished #1 (of 1727 entrants) in the Westgate Casino NFL Mini-Contest, and #2 in NCAA Football in 2016 (at both The Sports Monitor and Handicappers Watchdog).

In 2014, Al forecast the San Antonio Spurs (at 14-1 odds) would win the NBA title.

In 2012, Al won his futures prediction on the Kentucky Wildcats (at 11-2 odds) to win the NCAA basketball championship.

In 2011, Al correctly predicted the Green Bay Packers (at 10-1 odds) would win the Super Bowl.

In 2009, Al predicted the New York Yankees (at 5-2 odds) to win the World Series.

In 2007, Big Al won the $100,000 World Series of Sports Handicapping, and also finished #1 in NCAA Basketball March Madness.

In 2004, Al won the most prestigious handicapping contest in Las Vegas -- The Stardust Invitational.

In 2000, Al was 157-114 in football, including 10-0 (100%) in the NFL Playoffs. Al has won 22 of his 30 football seasons. Another highlight of Al's career came in 1997, when Big Al was ranked #1 by SPORTS WATCH in NCAA Football/NFL Win Percentage, and #1 in NCAA Football Regular Season/Bowls by THE SPORTS MONITOR. Al has one of the best basketball records over the past 30 seasons (winning 22 of 30 seasons), and was ranked #1 in baseball for the 1996 and 2001 seasons. For consistency across all four sports, you can count on Al McMordie.

Indeed, the Las Vegas Sporting News recognized Al in its December 17, 1996 issue, and wrote that: "[Al's] honesty, integrity, [and] skills...are obvious....We have been impressed by [his] uncanny ability to pick big underdogs that win the game straight-up....We've seen handicappers come and go, and get hot and cold, but no one has been as consistent over time as McMordie, and we strongly urge you to consider him as your handicapper."

Besides being a champion handicapper, Al McMordie is a corporate attorney, and earned his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Michigan. Al resides in Los Angeles, California.

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