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Discussion in 'The Sports Book' started by IxAccDnf, Jan 22, 2016.

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  1. IxAccDnf

    IxAccDnf VIP Whale

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    http://www.gamingtoday.com/race_sports/nfl/article/58214-NFL_playoff_teasers_could_be_eliminated#.VqJwBvmF64M

     
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    Teasers aren't going anywhere. Yes, they are the one bet that a bookie can lose all ways on, but this line of nonsense is over an anomaly of wins this season. When you offer teaser on only 2 or 4 games, the chances increase that you will be swept, as a bookie. With dozens of games on a normal weekend, the book really isn't in as big of a hard spot.

    I do think that with the access that the players have to information now days, it DOES put them on a more even keel with the book. Perhaps bookies will shade the odds more? Maybe make the minimum bets higher than 2 teams?

    15-20 years ago, you couldn't get a decent bet down on the NBA, because no one could set a decent line. The bookies do have to protect themselves, but I seriously doubt teaser will completely vanish.

    If it happens a few seasons, maybe there will be a turn, but not with one shitty season.
     
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    OK- so what are "teasers?"
     
    Will give them a try!
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    The 2 team teaser will probably be tougher to find next year.
     
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    PayTriple The Cucumber King

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    The sharper the point spread, i.e. the more accurate it is, the more attractive the teaser parlays, because they win whenever a game's true outcome matches the point spread.
     
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