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Old 01-12-2007, 03:42 PM   #1
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I'm feelin' lucky (and I know better)

Last I heard, the line on the Eagles/Saints game was Eagles by 5.

I'll give you the Eagles by 5 and take the Saints for a fiver. If the Eagles win by 5 or more, you get a 5'er from me. Saints win or Eagles don't cover the 5 point spread (meaning they win by fewer than 5 points), and you send me a 5'er.

First Philly fan that posts here gets it.
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Old 01-12-2007, 03:47 PM   #2
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Whoever takes that bet is gonna HAVE to be a Philly fan!
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Old 01-12-2007, 04:02 PM   #3
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What can I say...I'm an underdog fan.

Worst nightmare? Seahawks/Saints for the NFC championship.

Before I moved to NOLA and became a Saints fan, I rooted for the Seahawks.
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Old 01-12-2007, 04:16 PM   #4
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You sure about this? On Smokinactuary's thread, he's giving 5 points to the Eagles. Has the line jumped that much on this game?
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Old 01-12-2007, 04:27 PM   #5
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As I understand it, he's giving them a win by 5.5 points. I'm giving them a win by 5.

If you take the 0.5 points as wiggle room for them to win by 6...then maybe either you aren't willing to take the points or maybe I'm so full of shit I don't understand the bet. I admit my ignorance.

I'm only trying to support my team as the underdog in a friendly wager. Nothing more, nothing less. I completely (based on past history) expect to send somebody five Habanos at the end of this bet.

I've never bet on a pro line (or even on a college line) before. I'm not a gambler by any stretch...just want to support my team (Saints) and put something on the line to make the rooting a little more intense.

All I want is a shot at the Bears next week so I can get my uncle into a bet for a six-pack of Leinenkugel as opposed to a six-pack of Turbodog.
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Old 01-12-2007, 04:58 PM   #6
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Re: I'm feelin' lucky (and I know better)

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Last I heard, the line on the Eagles/Saints game was Eagles by 5.
Jason, the Saints are favored to win by 5 or 5.5 depending on the sportbook. Th Eagles are getting 5 points on the spread not giving.
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Old 01-12-2007, 06:25 PM   #7
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Eagles are +5. They are the underdog.
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Old 01-12-2007, 09:40 PM   #8
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All I want is a shot at the Bears next week so I can get my uncle into a bet for a six-pack of Leinenkugel as opposed to a six-pack of Turbodog.
Believe it or not, a guy I tailgate with at the dome had a 6 of Leinenkugel at the Panthers game!

Oh, and the Seahawks need to beat the Bears so we get another game in the dome.
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Old 01-12-2007, 11:15 PM   #9
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I'm only trying to support my team as the underdog in a friendly wager.
Your team (Saints) is not the underdog. They are a five point favorite to win the game. You would have to GIVE five points to someone interested in wagering upon the Eagles (i.e., Saints would have to win by more than five for you to collect.)
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Old 01-13-2007, 04:27 AM   #10
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Well, then I am a complete idiot and not a gambler.

Forget it.
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