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Thread: Baseball Betting Thread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AdamLindsMom View Post
    Do not take this advice. Pinnacle is the best in the business. I've been betting on sports online for 10-15 years and 5dimes has one of the worst reputations in the industry.

    Red Sox +103
    Mariners -111

    Yankees -107
    Mets -101

    Those are 4 cent lines numb nuts. Totals are 5 cent.
    Incorrect. Those are 8 cent lines. -111/+103 - that's simple math - there is an 8 cent spread. You don't take the spread and cut it in half to figure out how many "cents" there is. Pinnacle quickly moves to a dimeline (for example they have TB/KC -127/+117 which is a 10 cent line) and it gets wider from there. Other books are more competitive.

    Wash/Ariz Pinnacle has -197/+181. 16 cents. Betonline has -195/+184, so only 11 cents and better odds no matter what team you pick. 5Dimes has -200/+185, so again tighter than Pinnacle (only 15 cents).

    For CHC/Mia Pinny has -177/+163 (14 cents). 5dimes has -178/+168, so only 10 cents. Bottom line, as a whole both those books have better lines for baseball than Pinnacle does. And both are solid when it comes to knowing you'll get paid.

    Pinnacle is a great book and beats them in other sports, but not baseball.

    You may have been betting online for 10-15 years, but you obviously haven't fully looked into what the different sportsbooks offer.

    5 dimes has a great reputation. Their owner is a bit of a jackass but it's a solid book and a great option. They also have tons more betting options/props than Pinny.

    Pinnacle is a great book as I mentioned, but there are better options if you're betting baseball.

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    I have this wager I forgot about.

    Jan 30, 2016
    7:15 PM
    Single Bet
    2016 World Series - Winning Division
    NL Central +500 Open 40.00
    Possible Payout: 240.00

    Cubs are currently 3-1 to win it all...and you are getting the 40 to 1 Cards for free. Would anyone like to buy half of it ($120) for $30. PM me if you have interest
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheHurl View Post
    I have this wager I forgot about.

    Jan 30, 2016
    7:15 PM
    Single Bet
    2016 World Series - Winning Division
    NL Central +500 Open 40.00
    Possible Payout: 240.00

    Cubs are currently 3-1 to win it all...and you are getting the 40 to 1 Cards for free. Would anyone like to buy half of it ($120) for $30. PM me if you have interest
    Yeah, why not. Sent ya a PM

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    My bets today:
    1. Indians + Bluejays 2.61 odds
    2. Pinata pick: Men's 100m winning time: 9.68 seconds. 51.00 odds
    3. Boxing - Men's Light Welterweight Artur Biyarslanov. 15.00 odds.

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    Today:
    Bucs +2.5
    Browns +3.5
    Packers - 5.5
    Jays -1.5 (2.20 odds) (homer pick)
    Dodgers -1.5 (1.83 odds)

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    Where can I place a bet that Tulo Jersey sales are going up?

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    I bet my Sox fan buddy a case of beer that we finish ahead of them by season's end.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheHurl View Post
    I have this wager I forgot about.

    Jan 30, 2016
    7:15 PM
    Single Bet
    2016 World Series - Winning Division
    NL Central +500 Open 40.00
    Possible Payout: 240.00

    Cubs are currently 3-1 to win it all...and you are getting the 40 to 1 Cards for free. Would anyone like to buy half of it ($120) for $30. PM me if you have interest
    We're looking good Buds!

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    Hurl, I think it's time to hedge our bets and bet Cleveland for the rest of the series.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jays4life19 View Post
    Hurl, I think it's time to hedge our bets and bet Cleveland for the rest of the series.
    Pfffttttt... Cubs in 7 bro!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spanky99 View Post
    Pfffttttt... Cubs in 7 bro!
    I'd still be up money if I put 20$ on Cleveland 3 games in a row and the Cubs won in 7! Although with my luck this year if I do this Cleveland will end up winning in 7. lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by jays4life19 View Post
    I'd still be up money if I put 20$ on Cleveland 3 games in a row and the Cubs won in 7! Although with my luck this year if I do this Cleveland will end up winning in 7. lol
    I re-upped on the Cubs today. No more deposits for me.
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    Indians are +135 tempting.

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    Can't believe I've never seen this thread. I've been betting on sports for almost a decade. What book do you guys use? I've been with Pinnacle for years and don't think I would ever switch at this point

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    Quote Originally Posted by LGBJ29 View Post
    Can't believe I've never seen this thread. I've been betting on sports for almost a decade. What book do you guys use? I've been with Pinnacle for years and don't think I would ever switch at this point
    I use Sportsinteraction, Partybets, Bet360. It was suggested before about Pinnacle but i'm happy with SI.

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    Quote Originally Posted by West Texas Forever View Post
    Indians are +135 tempting.
    Where at?

    Its around -125 to -135 wherever I look. If you can find +135 you should hit it hard!

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