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#16 TheGreatestOfAllTimeCam

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Posted 18 September 2012 - 01:53 PM

Diehl isn't going to play. Bradshaw isn't going to play. I bet the other listed do play.

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Posted 18 September 2012 - 02:00 PM

Diehl isn't going to play. Bradshaw isn't going to play. I bet the other listed do play.


If I had to guess, Amukamara will probably be out as well. That way they have this week and next to get him healthy for his first action.

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Posted 18 September 2012 - 02:13 PM

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RB Ahmad Bradshaw (neck), RT David Diehl (knee) and WR Domenik Hixon (concussion) all left Sunday's game due to injury and the three weren't at practice during the portion open to the media.
WR Hakeem Nicks (foot) was in attendance, but was riding a stationary bike. Nicks, who battled through obvious pain to catch 10 passes for 199 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, only practiced once last week (Thursday) and will likely be limited between games for the entire season.


Hixon probably will miss the game.

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Posted 18 September 2012 - 02:23 PM

My father in law, brother in laws, and wife are HUGE Giants fans from Jersey. Season ticket holders.

Really want this game; since i started dating her in 2004 there's been some classics. The playoff shutout, the 2008 hum doozy on sunday night football for homefield.... I want this one as bad as any of them.

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Posted 18 September 2012 - 08:01 PM

It's taking just about everything I have to not throw the Panthers and Bears into a two-team teaser...ffffuuuuuuuu

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Posted 18 September 2012 - 08:54 PM

Putting them in a two-team, 6 point teaser isn't a bad idea, as that would get the spread to +7.5 and allow you to cross the key points of 3 and 7. Maybe with the Seahawks, who are currently +3.5 at home to GB (Seattle is freakishly good as home dogs ATS, and upping the spread to +9.5 is pretty enticing).

But like I said in the other thread, I bet on the Panthers -2.5 vs the Bucs and the Pantherslost, then didn't bet either= way on the Saints game and we won, so I'm not betting on Panthers games anymore this season lol.


Teasers are losers. They look great until you only cover one of the two. Those six points look great viewed individually in each game. Collectively, you have to win 2 bets though and more times than not the six points is not enough for both bets. Bookies and Vegas love teasers and parlays. I do believe that the 2 team home underdog teaser you propose is enticing. Problem is, you are betting against the last 2 Super Bowl champs while the 2 teams on the other side have a rookie and second year QB. The Giants are way better than the Saints and while the Packers have a tough matchup against the Seattle corners, Aaron Rodgers versus Russell Wilson favors the Pack heavily. If Green Bay can slow Marshawn, that game could be a Green Bay win by ten.

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Posted 18 September 2012 - 09:13 PM

Teasers are losers. They look great until you only cover one of the two. Those six points look great viewed individually in each game. Collectively, you have to win 2 bets though and more times than not the six points is not enough for both bets. Bookies and Vegas love teasers and parlays. I do believe that the 2 team home underdog teaser you propose is enticing. Problem is, you are betting against the last 2 Super Bowl champs while the 2 teams on the other side have a rookie and second year QB. The Giants are way better than the Saints and while the Packers have a tough matchup against the Seattle corners, Aaron Rodgers versus Russell Wilson favors the Pack heavily. If Green Bay can slow Marshawn, that game could be a Green Bay win by ten.


I agree - I'm a newbie bettor (at least in-season bets), and considering I won two teaser bets this past week (Giants -1/Ravens +8.5 and Seahawks +9/49ers -1), I'm probably riding a bit high on teasers lol. With that said, I do think the best bet for a winning teaser for this weekend is Panthers +7.5/Bears -1.5, but as I said, I'm too superstitious to fug with betting on Panthers games now after I stayed away and we won.

But I couldn't help myself and threw some money on a 6.5 point teaser anyway :P (Cards +10.5/Bears -1)

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Posted 18 September 2012 - 09:26 PM

I agree - I'm a newbie bettor (at least in-season bets), and considering I won two teaser bets this past week (Giants -1/Ravens +8.5 and Seahawks +9/49ers -1), I'm probably riding a bit high on teasers lol. With that said, I do think the best bet for a winning teaser for this weekend is Panthers +7.5/Bears -1.5, but as I said, I'm too superstitious to fug with betting on Panthers games now after I stayed away and we won.


The Rams lost 2 offensive linemen against the Skins. The Bears should win that game if Cutler can get back on track. I also agree that you pass on any bets for or against involving a team you are a fan of. I do think the Rams have a chance to beat the Bears with Janoris and Finnegan defending the Bears receivers. Rams could have beaten Detroit in week one on the road and I see the Bears and Detroit being on the same level. Forte is a question mark this week but Michael Bush can negate that. Rams have played 2 games in domes as well which could matter.

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Posted 18 September 2012 - 10:26 PM

Am I seeing this right, that the consensus is us getting +1.5 at BOA for Thursday night?

Any handicappers in here other than me (I am not great with spreads when my heart is involved)

Anyone who bets.... whats your thoughts on this spread? Since I feel like we will win and a lot of people will bet on NY..... feel like it's a decent play even if it jumps to 2 or 2.5


The spread on this game like any game means Vegas is hoping to get fans of both teams to bet on this game because they consider it a toss up since it is a road game along with the Giants issues in the running game, the secondary and the OL. The Panthers are sketchy because of the egg we laid in Tampa last week and our victory against a Saints team that has a sieve for a defense. Also, the Giants got all they wanted from Tampa. The general public is probably loading up on the Giants. I like the Panthers chances if they can neutralize the Giants pass rush with an effective pass game completing short passes to our running backs and tight ends on quick hitters and screens combined with Triple Trouble succeeding again this week. Panthers can get the long completions if they stay balanced (keep Eli off the field) and Cam checks down or throws the ball away instead of making risky decisions. I would love to see a few 2 back running back sets (with Tolbert at fullback in an I formation and Cam under center followed by inside running along with play action in those sets). Panther OL is in for a huge challenge this week. Will be a nailbiter but this is a game that the Panthers need to win to prove that they are getting over the hump.

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Posted 19 September 2012 - 03:51 PM

For those of you who wanted to tease the Panthers to +7.5 as a home dog, hope you got your bet in last night. With the news that Hakeem Nicks will be out, the line has moved to a pick.

http://www.vegasinsi...odds/las-vegas/

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Posted 19 September 2012 - 04:07 PM

Here's hoping this team don't get over confident like they did with the Bucs and don't show up on Thursday night.

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Posted 19 September 2012 - 04:11 PM

And just as quickly, the line has now moved in favor of the Panthers with a VI consensus of -1

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Posted 19 September 2012 - 04:12 PM

Whos going to win????

Panthers down 1pt. We have almost everyone (Stewart/Bell) and coming off a big emotional win vs the Saints.

Gmen are w/o Bradshaw and Nicks. Eli turns the ball too often also. Average lbs and poor cbs. With or without Prince I think Cam and Smitty are going to be lights out. Lafell and Olsen should have fun too.

I got my money on my Panthers, how'd bout everyone else?

Over/under is 51pt too.

#29 sml1950

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Posted 19 September 2012 - 04:14 PM

For those newbie betters out there:

1. IF you win, don't spend the money, because you won't have it when you eventually lose.
2. Instead of betting your picks, take others bets. I'm not saying to be a bookie but MOST people are losers and if you hear someone say "I bet.....", take it. You'll win a lot more money.

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Posted 19 September 2012 - 04:16 PM

As much as I despise Colin Cowherd, I heard him mention an idea one time that seemed pretty neat.

ALWAYS bet AGAINST your team, regardless of circumstance. That way, betting against them doesn't say anything about your fanhood.

The purpose is so that if your team does win, your simply paying a small "victory tax" that's totally worth the win. And if they lose, you at least get a few bucks as consolation.

I don't bet on sports, and would never bet on my team if I did, but it seemed like a nice idea.


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