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Money lines

Discussion in 'SPORTS BOOK' started by flv, Nov 26, 2013.

  1. flv

    flv Well-Known Member

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    Could you please add money lines to some of the games, especially Rams games. I'm sure some of the clientele want to bet on the Rams beating the 49ers outright rather than including a 9 point or smaller loss in their wager. The market is generally around +320 for the Rams with the 49ers at -440.
  2. PhxRam

    PhxRam The Estimated Prophet

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    Do you just want to be a bookie yourself?
  3. flv

    flv Well-Known Member

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    I don't mind helping out and giving advice but it's not something I want to be committed to.
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    PhxRam The Estimated Prophet

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    There are no committments. Do it as you please
  5. flv

    flv Well-Known Member

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    Fair enough then. Tell me how to make changes and i'll try to keep things updated and generally help out.
  6. Dog

    Dog Well-Known Member Pit Boss

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    I think money lines are a good idea and was considering adding them as time allowed. The odds can be quite favorable.
  7. PhxRam

    PhxRam The Estimated Prophet

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    you have been added.

    Here is a link to get you started

    Looking For Some Volunteers
  8. ram29jackson

    ram29jackson Well-Known Member

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    suggestion ...there should be an option when creating a thread to be able to make your own betting thread like when you add a poll...just a thought
  9. PhxRam

    PhxRam The Estimated Prophet

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    Are you suggesting everyone submit their own bets?

    If so, I can already envision the amount of abuse and cheating that would create.
  10. HX76

    HX76 Well-Known Member

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    What is all this + and - on these bets. I'm used to just picking a winner and that is it. Is this some kind of handicap betting?
  11. PhxRam

    PhxRam The Estimated Prophet

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    Ex. -10 means that team HAS to win by at LEAST 10 points.

    The +10 team could lose the game but you could still win the bet if they do not get beat by more than 10 points.
  12. HX76

    HX76 Well-Known Member

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    Oh right as simple as that. Thanks for the info.
  13. PhxRam

    PhxRam The Estimated Prophet

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    We will use the Rams/9ers game as another example.

    The 49ers are favored by 9.5 pts so they are -9.5. If you think that the 49ers will beat the Rams, and beat them by more than 9.5 points, you would make this bet.
  14. HX76

    HX76 Well-Known Member

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    I'm a loyal fan of course I don't think this will happen!! :wink:
  15. PhxRam

    PhxRam The Estimated Prophet

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    With virtual money i agree.. Bet away.

    When it comes to dropping real coin, I try and avoid betting on teams I follow. All too often I found myself making emotional bets which can take a toll on the wallet.
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  16. HX76

    HX76 Well-Known Member

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    Yes I completely agree with that. Bet with your head not your heart. Nothing worse than your team losing and then realising you'd lumped on as well. Gutting!!
  17. ram29jackson

    ram29jackson Well-Known Member

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    ok.. well, I like the idea of doing some virtual bets so every week I click in to here there should be a few top 25 college games and every or at least half the pro games to generate fun/bragging rights/interest...again, just a thought, not a demand...says the new guy.

    and oh...hey...the Bowls are coming up :woot:
  18. PhxRam

    PhxRam The Estimated Prophet

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    The bookie guys get around to it when they can.

    You are more than welcome to volunteer your services if you want.
  19. RamFan503

    RamFan503 Grill and Brew Master

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    Glad this thread came up. At least I found out that I wasn't the only newb that didn't get the hole +/- thing.
  20. PhxRam

    PhxRam The Estimated Prophet

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    It essentially is a way to get bets equal on both sides. If a bookie playing with real money had everyone betting one way he can move the line to encourage betting the other way.