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Keep the same 20 63%
Use real betting odds 12 38%
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Just wanted to see how many would favor or be opposed to this.

The wagers are obviously made up of how many playgrounders are picking said fighter and set after 100 or so people have selected said fighter

Obviously as most know these differ from the real betting odds and can be off by a huge amount sometimes for good, most of the time for evil.

I just wanted to see how many would favor keeping the bets/odds/wagers the way it is

Or having the real betting odds used for the bets/odds/wagers of the playground.



For example on the TUF Nations Finale: Canada vs Australia:

Sarah Kaufman was -750 on the Playground and -240 on real odds, that's a huge margin for anyone wanting to bet her on the playground.

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Post #1   4/20/14 3:06:12PM   

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You mad bro?

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Use real betting lines. Thing that sucks is some don't come out until late or they change.

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I think the problem with using real betting lines, is sometimes they aren't available for all the fights right away. On bestfightodds, there are only 5 fights to wager on right now.

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Yea that was the one thing, is usually 5 dimes is out before any others, but mostly its out midweek. I understand it mostly is a timing issue, but the same time people usually wait until the weigh ins to do their picks anyhow, so waiting until a few days before the event for wagers wouldnt be horrible

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If someone is willing to submit the odds when they find them, then maybe.

My suggestion for L2 is that the minimum amount of people needed for wagers to be set should be 50, not 100. This way the odds will come out sooner

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Posted by Shelter

If someone is willing to submit the odds when they find them, then maybe.

My suggestion for L2 is that the minimum amount of people needed for wagers to be set should be 50, not 100. This way the odds will come out sooner

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I mostly watch the vegas odds and use that to go by. I have wondered how do they come up with odds here. Like you said, sometime the odds are way out of whack.

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Like alread mentioned the problem is the preliminary bout lines don't come out until a couple of days before the event locks.

Off topic i always make my own lines for fights before the lines are out and I'm usually real close to the actual betting lines. Maybe I can make the betting lines for the PG.

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Posted by Shelter

If someone is willing to submit the odds when they find them, then maybe.

My suggestion for L2 is that the minimum amount of people needed for wagers to be set should be 50, not 100. This way the odds will come out sooner



I agree with this. If not 50, maybe 75. I think only 100 people roughly picked the Jack Mason fight on our last L2 combo.

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Posted by Shelter

If someone is willing to submit the odds when they find them, then maybe.

My suggestion for L2 is that the minimum amount of people needed for wagers to be set should be 50, not 100. This way the odds will come out sooner




Agreed with that, my vote thing wouldnt help or have to do with L@ as I think that should stay the same because a lot of the time odds arent really out for most of the events besides Bellator or WSOF

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Posted by JLS1980

Like alread mentioned the problem is the preliminary bout lines don't come out until a couple of days before the event locks.

Off topic i always make my own lines for fights before the lines are out and I'm usually real close to the actual betting lines. Maybe I can make the betting lines for the PG.




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Posted by jae_1833

You mad bro?



He mad

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Posted by shaneTpain


Posted by jae_1833

You mad bro?



He mad




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I don't mind either way.

But it would be nice to see L2 bets sooner, like was mentioned.

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