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Re: Official Betting Thread

Postby screech on Mon May 14, 2012 11:36 am

Dyl wrote:got £100 on west ham and £100 on over 2.5 goals.

Probably Back us -1 when the handicap is released, might even go for over 3.5 and perhaps over 4.5 depending on the odds. I can't see past us scoring at least 3, and blackpool are more than capable of scoring too.

Stan James have our handicap -1 @ 100/30 very generous imho
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Re: Official Betting Thread

Postby england_alf_2010 on Mon May 14, 2012 4:40 pm

Have had £50 on the -1 handicap with StanJames


Currently got £10 on Vidima Rakovski away at Cherno More at 19.5/1
Currently 1-0 up and trading at £55 on betfair, not sure whether to take it or be greedy
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Re: Official Betting Thread

Postby CentenaryUpperHammer on Mon May 14, 2012 5:09 pm

Waiting for the handicap betting to become available on Paddy. Had a play around and a West Ham 3-1 & Chelsea double pays £1400 from a £20 stake.
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Re: Official Betting Thread

Postby screech on Mon May 14, 2012 6:12 pm

A west ham Chelsea double pays between 7 and 8/1
Or a west ham -1 Chelsea -1 double pays 42/1
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Re: Official Betting Thread

Postby jimmy dean on Mon May 14, 2012 6:16 pm

Done a silly Scott Laird first/last goal and Laird 1-1 scorecast tonight, also got the red card
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Re: Official Betting Thread

Postby WHU Independent on Mon May 14, 2012 7:58 pm

Just had a sneaky £10 on Stevenage at 4/1.
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Re: Official Betting Thread

Postby WHU Independent on Mon May 14, 2012 9:41 pm

oh well you can't win them all :)
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Re: Official Betting Thread

Postby Biglee92 on Tue May 15, 2012 1:21 pm

screech wrote:A west ham Chelsea double pays between 7 and 8/1
Or a west ham -1 Chelsea -1 double pays 42/1


what shop does the -1chels and west ham
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Re: Official Betting Thread

Postby k-r-c on Tue May 15, 2012 2:10 pm

47-1 on paddypower for both -1. 8-1 for straight wins.

Am holding off for now as cant decide what bets to do at the weekend.
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Re: Official Betting Thread

Postby jimmy dean on Tue May 15, 2012 4:04 pm

Got 25/1 Ranieri to get Villa job yesterday, in to 14s now
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Re: Official Betting Thread

Postby screech on Tue May 15, 2012 5:48 pm

screech wrote:A west ham Chelsea double pays between 7 and 8/1
Or a west ham -1 Chelsea -1 double pays 42/1

Biglee92 wrote:what shop does the -1chels and west ham


William hill are always best for different types of handicap bets and are usually the first to put up odds as well
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Re: Official Betting Thread

Postby Whufc06 on Tue May 15, 2012 6:30 pm

Chelsea -1? Really?
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Re: Official Betting Thread

Postby screech on Tue May 15, 2012 7:22 pm

Whufc06 wrote:Chelsea -1? Really?

Chelsea don't have many defenders so attack is the best form of defence :D
They will either win comfortably or get totally smashed
But for £100 the double returns just under £4500 not a bad outside bet for the weekend
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Re: Official Betting Thread

Postby SammyLeeWasOffside on Tue May 15, 2012 8:21 pm

Am I missing something here shouldn't it be -1.5? If chelsea win by 1 do you still lose your money as it is a draw on the handicap?
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Re: Official Betting Thread

Postby rare as rockinghorse shat on Wed May 16, 2012 9:06 am

SammyLeeWasOffside wrote:Am I missing something here shouldn't it be -1.5? If chelsea win by 1 do you still lose your money as it is a draw on the handicap?


Well, if you're betting for Chelsea to win and they draw, then you don't win :lol:
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Re: Official Betting Thread

Postby SammyLeeWasOffside on Wed May 16, 2012 10:25 am

rare as rockinghorse shat wrote:Well, if you're betting for Chelsea to win and they draw, then you don't win

You make one slight mistake and it bloody lives with you forever :lol:

What I meant was if you back chelsea -1 and chelsea win by 1 goal then on the handicap is that a draw and you lose your money? If so then to win your bet chelsea have to win by 2 goals.

Surely -1.5 is better as it takes the draw out of it and will be a slightly better price.
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Re: Official Betting Thread

Postby rare as rockinghorse shat on Wed May 16, 2012 11:03 am

Yeah, that's exactly it... You back -1, you need Chelsea to win by 2 goals. If they win by 1 goal, it's a draw, as per normal.

It's why the bookies keep it that way; it not only adds a little confusion (to some :lol: ), but keeps the price in favour.
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Re: Official Betting Thread

Postby SammyLeeWasOffside on Wed May 16, 2012 11:14 am

rare as rockinghorse shat wrote:It's why the bookies keep it that way; it not only adds a little confusion (to some), but keeps the price in favour.

My confusion (thanks by the way) is that bet365 offer the -1.5 so reading this thread I have always wondered why anyone would take the -1. Maybe they are just confused :wink:

For example
Bayern Munich -1 pays 2.350
Bayern Munich -1.5 pays 3.10

Why would anyone take the 1st bet?
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Re: Official Betting Thread

Postby Billydinho on Wed May 16, 2012 11:27 am

3.10 Fontwell - Sire Collonges. Class above the field, should not lose. 6/4.

Duke of York Stakes, 3.00 York - Mayson. Running very well and jockey described him as "vastly mproved" from his 3 year old form. Northern trainer loves a winner at York. 7/2.
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Re: Official Betting Thread

Postby Biglee92 on Wed May 16, 2012 12:05 pm

lads is william hill free to sign up too online ?

i usually go betting shop but im ill in bed :thdn:
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