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Old 30-01-18, 22:19   #2941
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Pick 10 / 4-0-5 / +110

Dallas Challenger

Smyczek vs Krueger

The H2H between these two players is 4-0 to Smyczek.

Smyczek has just played the second round at the Australian Open, losing to Ramos.

At the end of last year, Smyczek won the Champaign Challenger, where Krueger lost in the first round to a lower ranked player.

Krueger lost in qualifications to the AO, then played two rounds at Newport Challenger.

There is nothing to suggest that Smyczek won't have another comfortable win against Krueger.

Bet: Smyczek -4 @1.97 Pinnacle
6-1, 4-6, 6-3 Pick void!
Why void?
Smyczek won by 6 games.
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Old 30-01-18, 23:06   #2942
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Why void?
Smyczek won by 6 games.
Cause I can not add numbers anymore

Sorry mate, will correct it.
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Old 10-02-18, 13:17   #2943
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I am being a sleeping member of this forum since long time. Betting advice posted here has helped me many times and also ruined my money many times which is part and parcel of the game. I hate losers who blame the poster after losing out. My 2 cents to improve POD contest and be helpful to this forum:

1. We need to get away with 1 pick per day rule. I feel people have to post few picks on weekdays just out of compulsion to complete 10 picks in the month when the posted bet is no where near the best.

Instead we should make 2/3 Bets per day for weekends and 1 pick per day on weekdays which will improve the quality of the bets. Trust the forum visit on the weekday is not a criteria here. Ratio of games played in weekdays and weekend is vastly different so the same rule cannot exist for weekdays and weekend. This will also help anyone who want to enter the contest late in the month.

2. Contest will have to be align to real betting world as far as possible. What I mean is, a bet of AH -1 and my team winning by 1 goal margin does not lose me money in real world. As per my experience, at many occasion it is the safest bet to avoid team going into sleep after going 1 goal up.

But in POD, I end up with -100 and 1 pick less. Instead for POD too we should not deduct the score as -100 and to avoid people taking this bet as safer bets to win contest after going ahead in the initial bets, we should not deduct the picks from their quota. They will have to complete the 10 bets criteria and if not then we should deduct points.

This will make some kind of strategy required to win the contest.

3. Last and final suggestion, we should reward winners with something additional to money. Eg. A Champion Trophy in their profile for the month with highlighted username so newbies know they are champions whenever they post.
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Old 12-02-18, 12:38   #2944
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2. Contest will have to be align to real betting world as far as possible. What I mean is, a bet of AH -1 and my team winning by 1 goal margin does not lose me money in real world. As per my experience, at many occasion it is the safest bet to avoid team going into sleep after going 1 goal up.

But in POD, I end up with -100 and 1 pick less. Instead for POD too we should not deduct the score as -100

I don't know where you got this information from but it is not true.
It is valued as 0 , not as -100.

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we should not deduct the picks from their quota
This is ok suggestion.

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good suggestion.

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1. We need to get away with 1 pick per day rule. I feel people have to post few picks on weekdays just out of compulsion to complete 10 picks in the month when the posted bet is no where near the best.

Instead we should make 2/3 Bets per day for weekends and 1 pick per day on weekdays which will improve the quality of the bets.
Well , I wouldn't be against this but then the competition isn't "Pick of the day"" anymore. And it is been a long tradition this way so I don't see it changing.

My opinion.
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I don't know where you got this information from but it is not true.
It is valued as 0 , not as -100.

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Isn't it? Sorry but actually I did not find anyone posting such pick. So I assumed it would be -100.

With regards to tradition of POD, it can be Picks Of The Day!
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I agree with what you both wrote and will think into that direction.
So, as Miccho said, we would always use current lines, handicap always levels up the odds at 1,80 - 2,20....
So we would actually only allow main odds, but for people to better understand, I would limit odds from 1,75 to 2,25, we would only use a few best AH bookies (Pinny, SBO, a couple of others) and only bet allowed would be over/under and AH home or away.

Will prepare the rules, keep up with suggestions but I think this would definitely rise the level a lot and as you said, crazy hunting of crazy handicaps or draws.
So, as Miccho and Cam said, and you agreed to it too... why do we allow a wider range of Asian lines, i.e. going into the alternative Asian handicaps?

I thought we'd go for the line set by the bookies, and then in Pinnacle we'd take the equivalent.
Of course people will stretch it to get as close to the maximum odds as possible.

Let's try to do it next month with the line set by the bookies.

If choosing an alternative handicap, then it should be allowed only if it's at lower odds, so that it is a safer bet.
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