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Old 30-01-18, 21:19   #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, 22:06   #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, 12:17   #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, 11:38   #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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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.
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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Old 12-02-18, 15:46   #2945
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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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Old 14-02-18, 02:20   #2946
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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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So, about grading my second pick, i know now i haven't posted correct type of bet as my primary pick but i was so sure i saw BTS picks among some february ones, guess i should have checked it. But still, i made secondary pick in same post as i was expecting this may happen, even chose the lowest possible odd for competition and a pick that was closest to the original. Doesn't that account for anything?
I know that you are strict when it comes to rules of the competition but i was still hoping you may accept my 1.75 pick as valid, as i explained my situation in the pick itself. I'm not gonna make more fuss about it (100***8364; at the end of a day ain't worth fighting over imo), but i do ask of you to consider and think about my situation again.
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Old 17-03-18, 09:42   #2948
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After finishing my writeup, I saw another making a similar pick. I checked before I started writing and it wasn't there but during my writing (had a coffee as well ) it was there when I posted... Hope both can stand but if not, I'll accept it as well
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So, about grading my second pick, i know now i haven't posted correct type of bet as my primary pick but i was so sure i saw BTS picks among some february ones, guess i should have checked it. But still, i made secondary pick in same post as i was expecting this may happen, even chose the lowest possible odd for competition and a pick that was closest to the original. Doesn't that account for anything?
I know that you are strict when it comes to rules of the competition but i was still hoping you may accept my 1.75 pick as valid, as i explained my situation in the pick itself. I'm not gonna make more fuss about it (100***8364; at the end of a day ain't worth fighting over imo), but i do ask of you to consider and think about my situation again.
Limex, hi.
I did not realise you posted secondary pick when the first was cancelled. As it was a handicap, I will grade it as won.
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Old 17-03-18, 10:42   #2950
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After finishing my writeup, I saw another making a similar pick. I checked before I started writing and it wasn't there but during my writing (had a coffee as well ) it was there when I posted... Hope both can stand but if not, I'll accept it as well
Feri I can believe you did not see the pick that was written before yours, but unfortunately, the time difference is too high at 26 minutes. I will need to cancel it.
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Old 17-03-18, 10:59   #2951
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NP M, still looks a good pick and hope vividaniel earns it !
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Old 24-03-18, 19:49   #2952
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Slipped the book for my today's pick. It's SBO..
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Old 10-05-18, 12:33   #2953
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Im on -200 Mac. I appreciate youre trying to give an hand to a out of form candidate but you have just invented a reason to void my pick. All League One last round games started at 3.00 pm Uk time, like they usually do. Thanks and keep up the good work!
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Old 10-05-18, 18:32   #2954
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Thank you, sirac... I have checked now and you are right.
It is logical too, but I saw it written 13:30 somewhere...
Corrected!
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Old 10-05-18, 20:21   #2955
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Yea, League One started later at 17.30 but my game was from League Two and they all started 3 pm and i had a game from League Two not One like i wrote, sorry.
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Pick 4 1-0-2 / -96

French Open

Cilic vs Del Potro

Delpo is dominating the h2h 10-2, of which 3-0 on clay, all in straight sets.
He has just dispatched Isner 3-0.
He is cruising here so far, he is red-hot, and he should beat Cilic based on current form.

Bet: Delpo -3.5 @1.94 Pinnacle
Wrong thread, match played on 7/6/2018 pick cancelled.
7/6/2018 was last night.
The match started the day before at 14:30 CET on the 6/6/2018.
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Have you checked yet, Macot?
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Mac it will be helpful if you allow for POD team totals but only in baseball because handicaps are out of borders so this leave only over/under game total and this not enough

or raise limits to 2,50?
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Have you checked yet, Macot?
Yes, you were right, I did not notice they started on correct day and finished in time next day.
So I will count your pick as won.
Sorry for confusion.
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