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 was 2-1 yesterday, with easy winners on the Golden State Warriors and Radford Highlanders. Big Al's on a 189-135 run, and is firing on a 3-GAME PACKAGE in College Basketball on Tuesday. Get all 3 Winners right now, and get your broom ready for a 3-0 SWEEP!
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League WLP Win % Units
All Leagues 299 – 265 – 16 53.01% + 7
College Basketball 2022-23 324 – 268 – 15 54.73% + 2,971
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 NBA ELITE INFO WINNER (160-114 RUN)! NBA Golden State Warriors (35-33) vs Phoenix Suns (37-30) 2023-03-13 22:00:00 Golden State Warriors: -4.5 -110 123 - 112 Win
BIG AL's NBA ELITE INFO WINNER (157-111 RUN)! NBA San Antonio Spurs (17-49) vs Oklahoma City Thunder (32-35) 2023-03-12 19:00:00 San Antonio Spurs: +3 -110 90 - 102 Loss
BIG AL's 18-3 NHL SLAPSHOT CLUB (157-111 RUN) NHL New Jersey Devils (43-16-6) vs Carolina Hurricanes (43-13-8) 2023-03-12 19:00:00 Carolina Hurricanes: -110 3 - 0 Loss
BIG AL's XFL TOTAL OF THE MONTH (157-111 RUN) General Vegas Vipers (0-3) vs DC Defenders (3-0) 2023-03-12 19:00:00 Over: 41 -110 - Win
ON FIRE! BIG AL's NBA GAME OF THE MONTH! NBA Denver Nuggets (46-21) vs Brooklyn Nets (38-29) 2023-03-12 15:30:00 Denver Nuggets: -8.5 -116 120 - 122 Loss
BIG AL's NCAA HOOPS HIGH ROLLER WINNER! College Basketball Alabama Crimson Tide (28-5) vs Texas A&M Aggies (25-8) 2023-03-12 13:00:00 Alabama Crimson Tide: -4.5 -110 82 - 63 Win
BIG AL's NCAA HOOPS HIGH NOON HANGING! College Basketball Princeton Tigers (20-8) vs Yale Bulldogs (20-6) 2023-03-12 12:00:00 Princeton Tigers: +3.5 -105 74 - 65 Win
BIG AL's 100% (9-0) NCAA HOOPS B-L-O-W-O-U-T! College Basketball UC-Santa Barbara Gauchos (26-6) vs Cal State-Fullerton Titans (20-12) 2023-03-11 21:30:00 UC-Santa Barbara Gauchos: -2.5 -106 72 - 62 Win
BIG AL's 54-26 NBA ELITE INFO WINNER! NBA Phoenix Suns (37-29) vs Sacramento Kings (39-26) 2023-03-11 21:00:00 Sacramento Kings: +3 -110 119 - 128 Win
BIG AL's 100% (17-0 ATS) NBA PERFECT 10 CLUB! NBA Golden State Warriors (34-33) vs Milwaukee Bucks (48-18) 2023-03-11 20:30:00 Golden State Warriors: -3 -110 125 - 116 Win


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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