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    Line moving in Iowa's direction

    Did somebody get hurt in practice today or something? Around 6 today the line move from -3.5 to -5.5 on pretty much all the betting sites.

    College Football Line Movements for Iowa State Cyclones at Iowa Hawkeyes by Las Vegas Sportsbooks at VegasInsider.com.



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    Re: Line moving in Iowa's direction

    It's cuz iowa put up big numbers on the best defense in the country.



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    Re: Line moving in Iowa's direction

    The nation probably has no idea what either team did in week 1



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    Re: Line moving in Iowa's direction

    If the line goes up in favor of Iowa, that probably means there was too much money being put on Iowa State. Vegas needed some more action on Iowa's side.

    If I'm thinking that out correctly.



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    Re: Line moving in Iowa's direction

    Quote Originally Posted by megamanxzero35 View Post
    If the line goes up in favor of Iowa, that probably means there was too much money being put on Iowa State. Vegas needed some more action on Iowa's side.

    If I'm thinking that out correctly.
    You're correct. The line moved because too many people were betting on ISU. So take this as a GOOD thing!

    edit: ****, nevermind.


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    Re: Line moving in Iowa's direction

    No the line moved because people were putting money on Iowa.



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    Re: Line moving in Iowa's direction

    You've got it backwards. The line moves towards the direction that people are betting, not against it. This means that this afternoon a lot of money started to be put down for Iowa to cover the spread. Not that people were betting on ISU. If too much money was coming in for ISU to cover the line would move closer to zero. That's why I was wondering if somebody got hurt.



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    Re: Line moving in Iowa's direction

    Uhh it it is the opposite. More people are betting Iowa. Since too many people were betting Iowa, they make the spread for Iowa to win bigger to encourage more bets on Iowa State.

    And it doesn't matter in any way shape or form other than the ability for CPR to tell his team they are the underdogs. It's about vegas wanting to make sure it assumes as little risk as possible.



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    Re: Line moving in Iowa's direction

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonesince78 View Post
    No the line moved because people were putting money on Iowa.
    Damn, I always mess this crap up. Vegas sucks.


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    Re: Line moving in Iowa's direction

    Quote Originally Posted by reignofthetiger View Post
    Why would they make it easier for an Iowa bet to win if more people were already betting on Iowa?
    It is harder for an Iowa bet to win...... I think you are confusing a + sign and a - sign.

    Iowa is favored, now they are favored by more. They have to win by more for you to win the bet now.



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    Re: Line moving in Iowa's direction

    So, it was payday at McDonald's today? Odd.



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    Re: Line moving in Iowa's direction

    They already faced the best QB they will see all year..... at least according to Zabel. Well maybe thats what he said, Im not sure... it sounded like he was chewing on something.



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    Re: Line moving in Iowa's direction

    Quote Originally Posted by ribsnwhiskey View Post
    So, it was payday at McDonald's today? Odd.
    I was guessing that ellen put his life savings (plus all that money from his wifes stolen cell phones) on the hoks today.



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    Re: Line moving in Iowa's direction

    Quote Originally Posted by ajk4st8 View Post
    They already faced the best QB they will see all year..... at least according to Zabel. Well maybe thats what he said, Im not sure... it sounded like he was chewing on something.
    Is that what he said? I thought it was audio of him stroking out...



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