Posted Friday, August 29, 2008 03:53 PM
Going to try and start getting the dialogue going again, with college FTB, NFL, baseball and CFL on the go, there's always lots of games on the schedule and today is no exception.
Personally, my biggest problem has always been perceived value. On every ticket i've always questioned whether or not betting the games I liked had enough of a payout/value to justify the risk. Then if it didn't, I'd talk myself into putting another game on the ticket to beef up the payout. Tisk tisk
Needless to say that extra game burned me time after time... moving forward, i'm sticking to my capped games... enough said...
Blue Jays 1.55 - AJ owns the Yanks, and while I usually don't like betting against the PinStripes, A-Rod is in a slump, and Pavano got hit hard in his first game back against the O's. Expect Burnett to put on a show infront of who will likely be his FUTURE employer
Boston 1.40 - The Red Sox brass continue to make the right moves to put their team to make a long run in the post-season (picking up Bay, and recently acquired Mark Kotsay). Dice K is 15-2 with an ERA under 3, and allowed only 4 hits in a win against the White Sox a couple of weeks back
Minny 1.35 - Minny in a play-off battle, while the A's are just playing out the season. Gardenhire sends Kevin Slowey (10-8, 3.74) to the mound, who'se dominated the A's in two career starts, posting a 1.38 ERA in those outings. He struck out a career-high 12, and allowed one earned run and five ... [More]