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    Opening line - Iowa State +1 vs Texas Tech

    Line opened at +1. Offshore odds that are available have the game as a Pick. I'm curious to see how the line moves as the week goes on.

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    Re: Opening line - Iowa State +1 vs Texas Tech

    I'll take the underdog...we love being the dog!


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    Re: Opening line - Iowa State +1 vs Texas Tech

    I can't wait until playing at jack trice is worth 12 points!



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    Re: Opening line - Iowa State +1 vs Texas Tech

    Definitely fine with being the dogs!!! Keeps the players on point and gives them a little extra fire, even though CP-R won't let them look past anyone.



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    Re: Opening line - Iowa State +1 vs Texas Tech

    I love being the underdog. Love it. But did anyone else see Iowa is -6 against Minnesota? The Gophers may not be great, but they are 4-0, have beaten Iowa two years straight, Iowa just lost at home to CMU. I don't get it.



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    Re: Opening line - Iowa State +1 vs Texas Tech

    I'll predict the line slides towards TTU around -2 for them.



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    Re: Opening line - Iowa State +1 vs Texas Tech

    And Oklahoma State is -5.5 over Texas? I see Texas winning that even if it's in Stillwater.



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    Re: Opening line - Iowa State +1 vs Texas Tech

    Quote Originally Posted by dahliaclone View Post
    I love being the underdog. Love it. But did anyone else see Iowa is -6 against Minnesota? The Gophers may not be great, but they are 4-0, have beaten Iowa two years straight, Iowa just lost at home to CMU. I don't get it.
    For the umpteenth time, it isn't about who Vegas thinks will win, it is about evening up the money. If a team is a soft bet historically and another is always a strong bet, they will anticipate where the line will even up the money.


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    Re: Opening line - Iowa State +1 vs Texas Tech

    Quote Originally Posted by dahliaclone View Post
    And Oklahoma State is -5.5 over Texas? I see Texas winning that even if it's in Stillwater.
    The line has already been bet down to -1.5 OSU apparently. Rightfully so.
    RT @DanWolken: Apparently that Oklahoma St -5 over Texas has already been bet down to -1/1.5



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    Re: Opening line - Iowa State +1 vs Texas Tech

    Kind of rediculous considering we beat them by 34 points the last time we played. Oh well if I am Tech I don't want to be favorites against Rhoads.



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    Re: Opening line - Iowa State +1 vs Texas Tech

    Quote Originally Posted by VeloClone View Post
    For the umpteenth time, it isn't about who Vegas thinks will win, it is about evening up the money. If a team is a soft bet historically and another is always a strong bet, they will anticipate where the line will even up the money.
    Good grief, sorry I'm not as well-versed in betting lines than you. Let me bow at your feet and all your wisdom. Jesus, it was a ******* opinion.



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    Re: Opening line - Iowa State +1 vs Texas Tech

    Probably about right. Our offense will drag us down until we change things up.



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    Re: Opening line - Iowa State +1 vs Texas Tech

    Quote Originally Posted by dahliaclone View Post
    Good grief, sorry I'm not as well-versed in betting lines than you. Let me bow at your feet and all your wisdom. Jesus, it was a ******* opinion.
    Apparently this is the first ever line thread involving either ISU or Iowa you have opened here because that information ends up in every single one of them.


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    Re: Opening line - Iowa State +1 vs Texas Tech

    Quote Originally Posted by dahliaclone View Post
    Good grief, sorry I'm not as well-versed in betting lines than you. Let me bow at your feet and all your wisdom. Jesus, it was a ******* opinion.
    You don't sound that sorry.


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    Re: Opening line - Iowa State +1 vs Texas Tech

    Quote Originally Posted by UNIGuy4Cy View Post
    Kind of rediculous considering we beat them by 34 points the last time we played. Oh well if I am Tech I don't want to be favorites against Rhoads.
    Who cares about last year? You act like we are unbeatable...



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