Posted Friday, March 30, 2012 05:53 PM
Been betting 20+ years. I actually picked 0-13 one sunday in the NFL. It was somewhere around 1992. Luckily, I was broke from the week before(IMAGINE THAT)!! At least I figured out early, that the NFL was brutal to the weekend gambler.
It also made me aware that the more I liked a game, the more likely it was to be a loser. This philosophy actually works ( in PRO sports) if you really watch the league closely and don't second guess. It's not 100%, by any means, but you should win more than you lose.
Try to only play wks 5-12 in the NFL. Vegas will use perception against the public during this time. I haven't seen this to be as effective in college, so as a general rule...go against what looks too good to be true in NFL and with it in college. I actually just play the NFL occasionally now.
Enough on that tangent....sorry! The best run I've ever witnessed was by my best friend in college. It was all NBA. He had 2 yrs worth of tracking and played either favs or dogs...every game, every nite! The only exception was that we would occasionally play one fav on a dog nite, or vice versa.
I do remember that I was the one that found a bookie, therefore I met him each wk. We collected for 6 wks in a row. 1000+ twice, 2000+ 3 times, and 4200 the last wk before he cut us off. We started at 25 each(50 bet) and ended with ... [More]