Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.Anthony Burgess
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Since we cannot change reality, let us change the eyes which see reality.Nikos Kazantzakis
L.A. Pride is a true sports enthusiast. A former youth, and division II assistant basketball coach, who studied the martial arts, he enjoys and follows all sports, even hockey. His quick wit and insight brings a fresh view to the world of sports. You may not always agree with him, but you will enjoy his highly opinionated thoughts.
Is it me…
Or does betting on sports alter your perspective of the game? “A friend” recently won $500 in a pro football pool; A Loser’s Pool. The object of the pool was to pick a losing team each week without duplicating your selections. Therefore each week you were rooting for a different team to lose. You had no interest in the standings or the affect the game had on the standings. You wanted your team to lose, plain and simple. He confessed to me that he had even selected his favorite team to lose and cheered against them one week. Weird, a fan rooting against his team. But that is what gambling does to you.
Take a minute to look at the NFL’s injury report list. At first glance it seems to be quite innocent; a way to let the public know who may or may not play in the upcoming game. However, it helps the gambler even more and odds are set based upon this information. The NFL is so diligent in getting this information to the public because it doesn’t want anyone, i.e., the professional gambler to have any additional information, thus being able to profit substantially. Just imagine that without the injury list, there would be a lot of ‘inside trading’ of information regarding injuries and player availability. My point is that a very useful tool is used to keep gambling fair to all parties.
This same list can affect the ‘infamous’ point spread; Continue reading