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that has to be the lock of the week..
This post was edited by dcole001 21 months ago
Well, that's a head scratcher.
Say whaaaa???? Over Texas Tech??? That should be a lock
When everyone in the world thinks a game is a lock and the line moves the other way, it is officially a sucker's bet. 70% of the public money is on West Virginia. I'd stay away from this one, but if you have to play it, the play is Texas Tech.
Don't gamble much, but this.
I am in Las Vegas this weekend for work and had to to place a bet on this game. When Placing bet I thought is was 4.5, but they sayed it had moved since tuesday down. Nice suprise.
Texas Tech is the play. They win outright.
I agree...its going to be very close. I think TT wins outright. Lot of factors in the is game that aren't apparent to people who don't bet much.
Exactly. That reverse line movement means either Vegas or the real sharps love Texas Tech. I am not sure I see why in this case but generally just reading the Vegas tea leaves you would leave it alone.
Tell me more
I would think wvu by 3 tds
Betting Geno's accuracy takes a hit in the wind at Lubbock.
Exactly. This is a prime example of reverse line movement. This means that the big or "sharp" money is on Tech. All Vegas cares about is trying to keep the money even on either side. Therefore, if the public is heavily in favor of one side (WV) and the line moves in favor of the other team (reverse), there may be fewer bettors on TT, but the amounts are even. Thus, the traditional line of thinking is that the big bets are on the opposite or "reverse" side. In this case, TT.
That being said, who was it that placed a single multi-million dollar bet on Michigan to open the season? Big money doesn't always mean smart or "sharp" money. Unless you have seen these teams play a good bit, stay away.
What other factors?
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