16
   

The A2k NFL "Pick-Um" Game Is Back!

 
 
realjohnboy
 
  2  
Reply Fri 21 Sep, 2012 01:50 pm
FLIP FLOPPERS-
Tico: 0 for 1 (switched to Carolina)
Mysteryman: ? for 1 (San Diego)
Osso: ? for 2 (Atlanta and Pittsburgh)
CoastalRat: ? for 3 (St Louis, Cleveland and Baltimore)
The Smart Money
 
  1  
Reply Fri 21 Sep, 2012 02:49 pm
@spendius,
The spread represents the number of points the favored team would have to
win by. So if Panthers had won by a score of 24-21, they would have covered
the spread and anyone betting on them would have won the bet.

However, if they won by a score of 14-13, they would have failed to cover the
spread and so anyone betting on them would have lost the bet. Same if they
simply lost the game.
spendius
 
  -1  
Reply Fri 21 Sep, 2012 03:17 pm
@The Smart Money,
Right. Thanks. The odds being 10 to 11/12 in every case.

We go on the goals. Which are split into 10. If a team is offered at 2.4-2.2, say, the punter bets up (buys) at 2.4 or bets down (sells) at 2.2. If they win 3--0 buyers win 0.6 of a unit stake. 3--1 and he loses 0.4. 4--0 he wins 1.6.

Buyers are 2.4 units of stake behind at the kick off. If the team concedes a goal they are 3.4 behind. Sellers are 2.2 in front at kick off.

The advantage of our system is that interest is maintained for the whole game whereas a one sided game, like the Giants' win, interest has evaporated for at least the last quarter with your system. Unless you're a dedicated fan like Tico is for the Cards.
JPLosman0711
 
  1  
Reply Fri 21 Sep, 2012 05:37 pm
@spendius,
It's ironic that you're telling him the odds given his signature. Razz
0 Replies
 
Ragman
 
  1  
Reply Fri 21 Sep, 2012 06:16 pm
@realjohnboy,
And ... speaking of floppers, please change two of my picks. I'm listing all of them, putting my changes in red:

Week #3 NFL Pick-‘Em Contest:

Thurs 9/20:
NY Gs @ Car weeping

Sun 9/23:
Det @ Tenn
TBay @ Dallas
SF @ Minn
StL @ Chic
KC @ NO
Jax @ Indi
Cinci @ Wash
NY [email protected] Miami
Buff @ Cleve

Atl @ SD
Phila @ Ariz
Hous @ Denver
Pitts @ Oak

NE @ Balt

Mon 9/24:
GB @ Seattle
Score: 27-21

realjohnboy
 
  1  
Reply Fri 21 Sep, 2012 06:35 pm
@realjohnboy,
realjohnboy wrote:

FLIP FLOPPERS-
Tico: 0 for 1 (switched to Carolina)
Mysteryman: ? for 1 (San Diego)
Osso: ? for 2 (Atlanta and Pittsburgh)
Ragman: ? for 2 (Tampa Bay and Miami)
CoastalRat: ? for 3 (St Louis, Cleveland and Baltimore)

No problem, Ragman. I buy Wite-Out in 5 gal buckets.
A belated Happy Birthday, by the way.
Ragman
 
  1  
Reply Fri 21 Sep, 2012 07:52 pm
@realjohnboy,
tnx. A happy time for sure.
0 Replies
 
realjohnboy
 
  2  
Reply Sat 22 Sep, 2012 03:45 pm
20 of 21 players are in.
Back in a bit with a review of our picks.
0 Replies
 
realjohnboy
 
  3  
Reply Sun 23 Sep, 2012 08:03 am
We agree on a lot of our picks in Week #3. We all like Pittsburgh over Oakland. Jespah alone has Minnesota and only Miz Cowdoc chooses Tennessee. There are 5 games in which we split 17-2, 16-3 or 15-4.
NE @ Baltimore, Atlanta @ San Diego are toss-ups and NYJ's @ Miami and Philadelphia are near toss-ups.
JPLosman is an agreeable player who is in step with the majority on every game. Liontamerx follows concurring on all but one game.
At the other extreme there are a number of players with 5 or 6 choices that differ from the majority.
Come Tuesday we will have the full standings, down to 3 decimal points through 3 weeks!
The Smart Money
 
  0  
Reply Sun 23 Sep, 2012 09:31 am
Duly chastened by Thursday's result, here I am back again with my list of favorites.

Chicago
Dallas
San Francisco
Detroit
Washington
NY Jets
New Orleans
Buffalo
Indianapolis
Philadelphia
San Diego
Houston
Pittsburgh
Baltimore
Green Bay
Region Philbis
 
  1  
Reply Sun 23 Sep, 2012 09:42 am
@The Smart Money,

psst --

rjb'll want your predicted score on the GB-SEA game...
0 Replies
 
Miz Cowdoc
 
  2  
Reply Sun 23 Sep, 2012 09:51 am
@Ragman,
Thanks for putting up with me..
0 Replies
 
JPB
 
  1  
Reply Sun 23 Sep, 2012 10:29 am
@Ragman,
Week #3 NFL Pick-‘Em Contest:

Thurs 9/20:
NY Gs @ Car

Sun 9/23:
Det @ Tenn
TBay @ Dallas
SF @ Minn
StL @ Chic
KC @ NO
Jax @ Indi
Cinci @ Wash
NY J@ Miami
Buff @ Cleve

Atl @ SD
Phila @ Ariz
Hous @ Denver
Pitts @ Oak

NE @ Balt

Mon 9/24:
GB @ Seattle
Score: 21-14
realjohnboy
 
  2  
Reply Sun 23 Sep, 2012 10:53 am
@JPB,
Hooray! JPB straps on her helmet and trots onto the field.
We have a full house.
0 Replies
 
CowDoc
 
  1  
Reply Sun 23 Sep, 2012 02:59 pm
@realjohnboy,
....and a whole bunch of craziness in the early games.
0 Replies
 
realjohnboy
 
  2  
Reply Sun 23 Sep, 2012 03:13 pm
Jespah is a remarkable 7-3 so far. Miz Cowdoc and McGentrix are 8-4.
Ticomaya
 
  1  
Reply Sun 23 Sep, 2012 04:10 pm
@realjohnboy,
realjohnboy wrote:
Jespah is a remarkable 7-3 so far. Miz Cowdoc and McGentrix are 8-4.

Question
realjohnboy
 
  1  
Reply Sun 23 Sep, 2012 04:16 pm
@Ticomaya,
Make that 6-4 for McGentrix and Miz C.
0 Replies
 
jespah
 
  7  
Reply Sun 23 Sep, 2012 04:36 pm
@realjohnboy,
http://api.ning.com/files/CaYgpNI3r19YxnXOsOmNMf7cch-JkCwJPtLscycwSkroa*Rr7zbhAYXKct5ExXjUSAOblIgX6GYJrGGwzInKmQ8vejuSPxia/blindsquirrel2.jpg

I have found a nut.
0 Replies
 
George
 
  1  
Reply Sun 23 Sep, 2012 06:22 pm
Patriots v Ravens about to start.
Patriots come in as the underdogs.
Lotta potential for serious fun.
 

Related Topics

Should cheerleading be a sport? - Discussion by joefromchicago
Are You Ready For Fantasy Baseball - 2009? - Discussion by realjohnboy
tennis grip - Question by madalina
How much faster could Usain Bolt have gone? - Discussion by Robert Gentel
Sochi Olympics a Resounding Success - Discussion by gungasnake
 
Copyright © 2022 MadLab, LLC :: Terms of Service :: Privacy Policy :: Page generated in 0.03 seconds on 01/23/2022 at 10:40:11