Al McMordie

Al McMordie is the most honored technical handicapper in the country. Overall, in the last 32 years, Big Al has garnered 54 NUMBER ONE awards in football, basketball, baseball and hockey; 229 Top 5 finishes; and 432 Top 10 finishes.

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All Leagues 372 320 53.8% + 1,616
NBA 2023-24 132 99 57.1% + 2,309
College Basketball 2023-24 334 271 55.2% + 3,509
NHL 2023-2024 33 27 55.0% + 186
NFL 2023-24 79 71 52.7% + 72


Pick Title League Game Date Pick Score Result
BIG AL's MLB ROAD WARRIOR WINNER! MLB Baltimore Orioles (17-10) vs New York Yankees (19-10) 2024-04-30 06:35 PM New York Yankees: -120 4-2 Loss
BIG AL's 89% TUESDAY NBA HIGH ROLLER WINNER! NBA Cleveland Cavaliers (50-36) vs Orlando Magic (49-37) 2024-04-30 12:00 PM Cleveland Cavaliers: -4.5 -110 104-103 Loss
BIG AL's 16-1 ATS NBA ELITE INFO (MONDAY)! NBA Denver Nuggets (60-25) vs LA Lakers (49-38) 2024-04-29 10:00 PM Denver Nuggets: -7.5 -105 108-106 Loss
BIG AL's 100% (10-0 ATS) MONDAY NBA BLOWOUT! NBA New Orleans Pelicans (50-36) vs Oklahoma City Thunder (59-25) 2024-04-29 09:30 PM New Orleans Pelicans: +4.5 -110 89-97 Loss
BIG AL's SUNDAY NBA PLAYOFFS PAYOFF! NBA Phoenix Suns (49-35) vs Minnesota Timberwolves (58-26) 2024-04-28 09:30 PM Phoenix Suns: +1.5 -115 116-122 Loss
BIG AL's SUNDAY NBA TOTALS S*M*A*S*H! NBA Dallas Mavericks (51-33) vs LA Clippers (52-32) 2024-04-28 03:30 PM Under: 209.5 -110 111-116 Loss
BIG AL's 100% NHL DIVISION GAME OF THE MONTH! NHL Vegas Golden Knights (47-29-8) vs Dallas Stars (52-23-9) 2024-04-27 10:30 PM Dallas Stars: +100 2-3 Win
RED-HOT BIG AL's 90% NHL HIGH ROLLER WINNER! NHL Toronto Maple Leafs (47-28-10) vs Boston Bruins (49-21-15) 2024-04-27 08:00 PM Boston Bruins: -103 1-3 Win
RED-HOT BIG AL's UFL UNDERDOG OF THE MONTH! General Arlington Renegades (0-4) vs San Antonio Brahmas (3-1) 2024-04-27 07:00 PM Arlington Renegades: +3 -110 - Loss
BIG AL's 100% (10-0) NBA PERFECT 10 CLUB NBA Miami Heat (47-38) vs Boston Celtics (65-18) 2024-04-27 06:00 PM Boston Celtics: -8 -110 84-104 Win


Al McMordie is the most honored technical sports handicapper in the country, with 54 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 32 years, Big Al has garnered 54 NUMBER ONE awards in football, basketball, baseball and hockey; 229 Top 5 finishes; and 432 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 2023-24, Al ranked #1 in NBA Win Percentage, and #2 in NCAA Basketball Net Profit, at

In 2023-24, Al was #1 in the NCAA Bowls in Net Profit at, and had another winning NCAA Football season.

In 2023, Al was 503-407 in NBA/NCAA Hoops, and ranked #1 in NBA/NCAA Basketball Combined win percentage, return on risk, and net profit at (his 3rd straight year that he ranked #1 in NBA/NCAA return on risk). Big Al also ranked #1 in NBA Playoffs win percentage, with a 37-18 record, and #3 in NCAA Basketball net profit. And he won in the NFL for his 11th straight season.

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 #3 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 24 of his 32 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 32 seasons (winning 24 of 32 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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