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    jjgold
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    Itís ok to lose if you work hard handicapping

    Yes sir

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    hubie69
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    JJ this should be the title of your memoirs.

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    Hman
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    I used to spend an hour minimum daily capping the NBA when I used to bet on it regularly.

    Now not so much and I don't win as much as I used to

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    I don't agree. Spending time with no results is no good.

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    get real

    nobody likes a loser

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    It's never ok to lose.. Cap harder or skip sports to gamble. I'm stinking it up capping NCAA hoop the past few days.. I'm out. Bring back NBA and player props ASAP!!!

    Back to what works for me.

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    If you were on the right side and it loses itís ok men

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    only if the money you are losing is able to be overcome with other wins

    bankroll does not increase with "should have won" wins

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    If you spend a lot of time handicapping and still lose you're plain stupid. Just flip a coin and save yourself the time.

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    For most Gamblers : 'Capping is Overrated

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    The only thing I have to say about Losing.



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    jjgold
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    You should never get angry over loss is even tough beats

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    Shut the fukk up gold. I'm rdy to cave someone's head in everytime my bets lose. It's a big reason why I'm constantly spending money on attorney fees. Getting assault and battery charges dropped or reduced isn't cheap

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    Failure is a great teacher

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    jjgold
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    Where do you live?

    Quote Originally Posted by shadymcgrady View Post
    Shut the fukk up gold. I'm rdy to cave someone's head in everytime my bets lose. It's a big reason why I'm constantly spending money on attorney fees. Getting assault and battery charges dropped or reduced isn't cheap

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hman View Post
    I used to spend an hour minimum daily capping the NBA when I used to bet on it regularly.

    Now not so much and I don't win as much as I used to
    Last year at some point you were doing very well, & had nice/accurate write ups to boot, you made me money.

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    if you work hard handicapping and lose on a reg thing, you need to stop and find another hobby or line of work. also what worked well capping let say 5 yrs or go may not work today, you got to the change with the times (ck)
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    What if I win with moderate to mediocre work handicapping? Is that okay?

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    jjgold
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    Eddy yes


    Donít take losing personal
    Itís not

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hman View Post
    I used to spend an hour minimum daily capping the NBA when I used to bet on it regularly.

    Now not so much and I don't win as much as I used to

    how is this possible??
    -projection models
    -last 5-10 meetings of team matchups of teams playing each other
    -all the current stats(offense, deff, winning margin ect ect)

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    JohnGalt2341
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    Quote Originally Posted by jjgold View Post
    If you were on the right side and it loses it’s ok men
    Quote Originally Posted by jjgold View Post
    You should never get angry over loss is even tough beats
    I agree with you. The problem is... most guys think they have an edge when in fact they do not. In the link below... which bet(s) are smart bets? There is not a "right side" for all of them. But there may be for some of them.

    https://www.sportsbookreview.com/for...-you-like.html

    Even if you lose 10 actual coin flips in a row at +200... it's still a smart play. Assuming it's a fair coin.

    And even if you win 10 actual coin flips in a row at -200... it's still a stupid play. Assuming it's a fair coin.

    Figuring out where you actually have a positive expected value is the hardest part. In the link above I simplified it, but I think most guys would STILL get it wrong even when they know the exact probability.

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