Archive for Gambling

The Line: Cal -2 at Arizona

This opened at Pick’em, but some sportsbooks have moved the line up. I wasn’t terribly surprised with the line, given all the staistical indicators seem to point toward this game going either way. Why? Just look at Sagarin. Sagarian has these teams on equal footing this week. Although they have California ranked at #15 and Arizona […]

Posted by: Avinash on Thursday, October 16th, 2008

The Last Lecture: California

[youtube ji5_MqicxSo] Okay, this was supposed to be posted on EDSBS, but Orson Swindle was too busy being mesmerized by a poster of Rick Neuheisel that declared his monopoly on the college blogosphere over. Keep in mind this was written about three weeks ago before the quarterback situation had been resolved, although I think it […]

Posted by: Avinash on Friday, August 29th, 2008

Walk the Line: What Vegas Thinks About Cal and the Pac-10

I have a gambling problem. Not a gambling addiction (other than one bad incident that I deserved, I’ve been fairly frugal with my betting habits). No, my problem is that I’m no good at gambling. I.e. I lose a lot of money. I seem to have terrible patterns at predicting who will win and even […]

Posted by: Avinash on Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008

2008 Pac-10 Conference Odds

Doc Rivers as usual fouled up Game 3 by underusing Leon Powe (despite throttling Black Mamba here), so we’re not discussing the NBA today. Let’s move back to the pigskin. Thanks to VegasWatch, we now have our Pac-10 championship odds. USC -300 ASU +400 Oregon +600 Cal +800 UCLA +800 Arizona +2000 Washington +2000 Stanford […]

Posted by: Avinash on Wednesday, June 11th, 2008