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unJon
unJon
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September 7th, 2019 at 6:24:02 AM permalink
The thread that was recently made following along with the micro stakes sports bets gave me inspiration to start this thread. Hereís the idea: if people want to post a sports bet they made (before the event happens) to let others on the forum cheer or jeer along with them, this thread is the place.

This thread is NOT for touts or anyone trying to sell picks or a system. This is just a place for members that want to share a bet they made but wouldnít otherwise want to start a brand new thread to do so.

If people want to explain why they made the picks thatís fine. But be prepared for the Forum Members to make fun of you.

Iím an occasional sports gambler, mostly during NFL season. I do it for entertainment purposes. I have a job that pays me a lot of money every year and gambling is a way to have fun and blow off steam.

I am an overall net loser sports betting. I do not think I have an edge: those that saw my pics last year in the WoV Picks thread can attest that I do not have an edge. I like to make an occasional long shot parlay and otherwise just pick games based on my gut.

Iíll start it off with a five leg parlay:

The race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong; but that is the way to bet.
TomG
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September 7th, 2019 at 7:48:36 AM permalink
I like it. I know a lot of people putting in hundreds of bets per week, with wildly different odds and bet amounts, so the usual 'tracking' systems that people try to do online become a bit silly and wasteful. A place for everyone to just list one-off things on occasion (or frequently) is so much better for everyone

One bet I liked finding today was Texas A&M 1h +10.5 and parlay +10.5 and u33 (actually put that in about six different three-team parlays to get it closer to -109)
unJon
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September 7th, 2019 at 8:33:34 AM permalink
Quote: TomG



One bet I liked finding today was Texas A&M 1h +10.5 and parlay +10.5 and u33 (actually put that in about six different three-team parlays to get it closer to -109)

Nice find. I only see +10 now.
The race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong; but that is the way to bet.
7craps
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September 7th, 2019 at 8:52:23 AM permalink
can't lose. bet the farm Probability of an Alabama win: 100%
New Mexico State at (2) Alabama
bet Alabama
Money Line (William Hill) 1111/9999901 (about 1/900)
(WH may not take a large bet)

could lose. bet only kids college fund. Probability of a Wisconsin win: 99.9%
Central Michigan at (16) Wisconsin
bet Wisconsin
Money Line (William Hill) 1/400

parlay instead? about 1/277

pizza, beer and parlay
winsome johnny (not Win some johnny)
DRich
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September 7th, 2019 at 12:50:46 PM permalink
Quote: 7craps

can't lose. bet the farm Probability of an Alabama win: 100%



Is Zenking back? No bet is 100% to win today.
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SOOPOO
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September 7th, 2019 at 1:10:35 PM permalink
Quote: 7craps

can't lose. bet the farm Probability of an Alabama win: 100%
New Mexico State at (2) Alabama
bet Alabama
Money Line (William Hill) 1111/9999901 (about 1/900)
(WH may not take a large bet)

could lose. bet only kids college fund. Probability of a Wisconsin win: 99.9%
Central Michigan at (16) Wisconsin
bet Wisconsin
Money Line (William Hill) 1/400

parlay instead? about 1/277

pizza, beer and parlay



Do you earn any 'comps' or anything like that for betting $5000 to win $5?
unJon
unJon
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September 12th, 2019 at 8:47:57 AM permalink
Looking at the NFL lines this morning. I like Cards +13 and Colts +3 +100 (though wonder if this bumps half point so will probably wait). Both lines seem like overreactions to week one scores by Baltimore and Tennessee, respectively.

Disclaimer: Iím not a pro sports better. I donít have a system. I do this for entertainment.
The race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong; but that is the way to bet.
7craps
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September 13th, 2019 at 7:57:23 AM permalink
Quote: SOOPOO

Do you earn any 'comps' or anything like that for betting $5000 to win $5?

yes. comps with card at casino, or at least $5 for online wager (parlays rebate more than straight bets)
winsome johnny (not Win some johnny)
7craps
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September 13th, 2019 at 8:00:56 AM permalink
Quote: DRich

Is Zenking back? No bet is 100% to win today.

you are not specific here.
Alabama beating NM ST with their 3rd string is only 99.999% win probability.
1st team, Alabama would NEVER lose.

simple math,
not like horse racing where owners and other jockeys complain about the winning horse
and corrupt videos are used to say the winning horse is disqualified. LOL
winsome johnny (not Win some johnny)
DRich
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September 13th, 2019 at 8:04:08 AM permalink
Quote: 7craps

you are not specific here.
Alabama beating NM ST with their 3rd string is only 99.999% win probability.
1st team, Alabama would NEVER lose.

simple math,
not like horse racing where owners and other jockeys complain about the winning horse
and corrupt videos are used to say the winning horse is disqualified. LOL



Have you ever heard of games getting rescheduled to another day or postponed due to weather? There is no guarantee that a team will win TODAY as was claimed.
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