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2019 NFL Power Rankings

Discussion in 'Texans Talk' started by JamTex, Sep 3, 2019.

  1. thunderkyss

    thunderkyss It's good to be me... again. Staff Member

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    I find the betting markets & power rankings generally line up more or less. Ultimately both are based on a conglomerate of opinions.
     
  2. thunderkyss

    thunderkyss It's good to be me... again. Staff Member

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    Thinking out loud.

    If I'm the house & I have one person with $100 on NYG & another with $100 on the 'boys, I keep $100 regardless who wins.

    Is that right? Seems simple but I'm simple. Is that right?
     
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    It is the odds that are offered on the bet that determines your profit or loss.
     
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    Yes assuming the same line.

    They also know who the smart betters are so I think they sometimes will take risk the same side as them
     
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    True, I wouldn't be surprised if they look at the Vegas odds before making their rankings.
     
  6. TD

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    No...they keep the commission on both bets but pay out all the bets themselves. Most of the time you bet $110 to win $100. In your scenario the house takes $220 and pays out $200 to the winner. When the bets come in 50-50 like that the house enjoys risk-free commission.
     
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    How is the clowney trade a blockbuster for us? There is no way our defense is better. You think our secondary looked bad last year? I’m scared what they will look like now that Watt will be double and triple teamed. Don’t have a lot of faith in Mercilous.

    I do think the offense should look better but OB is calling plays so... deep down I really hope OB is the next Billacheck but just can’t see it. Hope for watt, Hopkins and Watson’s sake I’m wrong. Will gladly eat my words if I am. Until then I’m not going easy on this turd.
     
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  8. JamTex

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    Shocker that I'm gonna say they are too low at 15 considering ...

    They are better than several teams ahead of them on that list. They'll finish the year around 8.
     
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    Week 3 Power Rankings

    After beating the Jaguars, the Texans move up 1.

    RANK

    14
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    TEXANS (1-1)

    Previous rank: No. 15

    The Texans have something in their new 1-2 punch at running back...

     
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