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    emoney
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    Nicky, did I get a good #?

    So, when the Auburn/Oregon line first came out I bet Auburn -3 big because I figured it would only go up.

    How am I doing at this beating the closing line thing?

    I think I may bet Oregon now and go for a Polish middle.

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    Auburn -3 is maybe the worst line you could get.

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    Yea man.....Auburn -3 is getting Auburn at it's worst point.

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    ya done good pal, ya done real good

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    Right now, anything better than Aub -3 +155/ Oreg +3 -155 is a good line.. anything less is a bad line.

    So if you got Aub -3 -110, win or lose, you lost a ton of money

    Why you ask???

    Lets say you risked 1,000.. your way, you win 909$.. if you risked 1,000 and got the true line of -3 +155, then you only lose 645$ instead of 1000$

    and if you win, by risking 1,000$, you would win 1,550$ instead of 909$.. you see how important it is to not bet bad #'s

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    Yes I do. I thought it was a good number when I bet it.

    Obviously, I was wrong. I suck at this, that is my point.

    I certainly don't always get the best number, but I'd like to think I could I avoid getting the worst.

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    I got it early as well. That's why it's called gambling. If we new which way the line would move, we'd be working on Wall Street.

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    Quote Originally Posted by emoney View Post
    Yes I do. I thought it was a good number when I bet it.

    Obviously, I was wrong. I suck at this, that is my point.

    I certainly don't always get the best number, but I'd like to think I could I avoid getting the worst.
    Why are you asking if you got a good number when you know the line moved against you?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sickler View Post
    Why are you asking if you got a good number when you know the line moved against you?
    Sarcasm.

    I actually give the guy credit,few would come on here and poke fun at themselves for trying to get a good number and end up with the worst number come game time and tell it to the board after the fact.

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    Nicky doesn't know what he's talking about.

    You got a good line.

    Auburn is -1 now, and 3 is higher than 1, so you win.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Al Masters View Post
    Sarcasm.

    I actually give the guy credit,few would come on here and poke fun at themselves for trying to get a good number and end up with the worst number come game time and tell it to the board after the fact.
    Yeah don't know why I took his post serious. Someone must have slipped a serious pill in my drink at dinner.

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    Nicky may be the worst at detecting sarcasm I've ever seen.

    Nicky, your post was not only worthless and didn't give us anything we didn't know, but it completely missed the point of the thread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Al Masters View Post
    Sarcasm.

    I actually give the guy credit,few would come on here and poke fun at themselves for trying to get a good number and end up with the worst number come game time and tell it to the board after the fact.
    Thanks Al. I am glad somebody got it.

    Apparently a poor attempt at humor if it had to be explained like this.

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    It's solid. It served to poke fun at Nicky, and Nicky was completely oblivious, which made it that much better.

    Boys, you couldn't ask for a better reply from Nicky here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yisman View Post
    It's solid. It served to poke fun at Nicky, and Nicky was completely oblivious, which made it that much better.

    Boys, you couldn't ask for a better reply from Nicky here.
    wtf man.. you think i didn't know he was being sarcastic? come on man, gimme a break.. i think you might have taken one of sicklers pill that he took...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nicky Santoro View Post
    Right now, anything better than Aub -3 +155/ Oreg +3 -155 is a good line.. anything less is a bad line. So if you got Aub -3 -110, win or lose, you lost a ton of money Why you ask??? Lets say you risked 1,000.. your way, you win 909$.. if you risked 1,000 and got the true line of -3 +155, then you only lose 645$ instead of 1000$ and if you win, by risking 1,000$, you would win 1,550$ instead of 909$.. you see how important it is to not bet bad #'s
    Quote Originally Posted by Nicky Santoro View Post
    wtf man.. you think i didn't know he was being sarcastic? come on man, gimme a break.. i think you might have taken one of sicklers pill that he took...
    Nicky, if you knew he was being sarcastic, then why on earth would you make that first post? What are we supposed to think?

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    Quote Originally Posted by emoney View Post
    Thanks Al. I am glad somebody got it.

    Apparently a poor attempt at humor if it had to be explained like this.
    Welcome.

    All the people will not get all the jokes all the time, does not mean poor humor.

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    A push instead of a win.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mac4Lyfe View Post
    I got it early as well. That's why it's called gambling. If we new which way the line would move, we'd be working on Wall Street.
    and this is why you have to get the best line... Shit happens

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    these linesmakers are so bang on that every half pt means the world. for example, if you bet 20 games a day for 1k each and you get half pt each game better, you'll save roughly 300,000$/yr.. that's right... 300k... that's the diff between getting slaughtered in gambling, to breaking even.. and all this because you got an extra half pt on a game.

    still don't respect that extra half pt?..

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