Made an absolute killing in betting this weekend

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  1. The_Architect

    The_Architect Well-Known Member

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    The lines for this weekends games were so easy to predict, especially Fridays games.

    Baylor -4.5 and Mich State - 1.5 - parlay - easiest money all season besides the ISU @ Drake (pickem) in November. Top the Sunday off with UCONNwomen -25.5. I think I'm going to buy a new tv :yes:

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  2. nickwc

    nickwc Well-Known Member

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    what cite do you use?
     
  3. jcats322

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    A buddy and I were just talking about this over beers last night, which means next weekend will be a bloodbath.
     
  4. MNclone

    MNclone Well-Known Member

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    easy come, easy go...
     
  5. ZJohnson

    ZJohnson Well-Known Member

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    I had a great thursday and friday, saturday was tough though. Like the NIT lines for Tuesday.
     
  6. EddieISU

    EddieISU Well-Known Member

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    And in other news.....Man loses career and family over betting debt.
     
  7. 06Panther

    06Panther Well-Known Member

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    I think you are misunderstanding. He won! He can go buy his family a boat now.:yes:

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  8. Cydkar

    Cydkar Well-Known Member

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    I never see posts on how somebody lost a bunch of money. Betting must be so easy.
     
  9. BCforISU

    BCforISU Well-Known Member

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    Good for you, I lost 31 million this weekend, not so great for me.....
     
  10. 2forISU

    2forISU Well-Known Member

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    you never hear about loses...only the wins
     
  11. Cydkar

    Cydkar Well-Known Member

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    Baylor and MSU weren't favorites. Do you know how to bet or just got lucky?
     
  12. drmwevr08

    drmwevr08 Well-Known Member

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    They were Friday.
     
  13. CloneIce

    CloneIce Well-Known Member

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    Nice work. YOu betting online or through a bookie?
     
  14. bos

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    I lost 30 dollars in vegas. I bet 30 dollars. Went back to my room with no jingle.
     
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  15. Cydkar

    Cydkar Well-Known Member

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    Baylor went from -4.5 to +4 in 2 days? I don't think so.
     
  16. The_Architect

    The_Architect Well-Known Member

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    Sportsbook.com

    Also, I'm not and never will be a habitual gambler. I've literally made about 5-6 bets in the past 2 years. The best way to do it is just scope out the lines and when you see something you really like just go for it. I'd never bet on games/teams I don't know anything about.
     
  17. Cydkar

    Cydkar Well-Known Member

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    I'm still confused about your point spreads. I'm on sportsbook as well and Baylor was not a 4.5 point favorite. I wish they were!! Did you flip them?
     
  18. The_Architect

    The_Architect Well-Known Member

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    I havent lost in quite some time on a sports bet. Around 2 years or so. Only make a couple per year. Usually the beginning of basketball season or football season. Early on in basketball season the lines are way out of whack because nobody knows how good anyone is. For example, ISU was a pick'em at Drake (we won by ~ 30) a week after Drake got out rebounded to a DIII team. Easy money.

    Also, Baylor - 4.5 against St Marys was a joke, as was Mich State - 1.5 against UNI. UNI was never going to beat them after upsetting KU and all the national pub.
     
  19. The_Architect

    The_Architect Well-Known Member

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    Baylor and St Marys.
     
  20. Cydkar

    Cydkar Well-Known Member

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    Ahhhh. I thought you meant yesterday.
     

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