Archive for The Line

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

The Big Game Line, Cal (-13.0) at Stanford

I had bad feelings about the Washington line going into that game, and I was annoyingly proven right again. [TABLE=4] Yes, Cal has failed to cover the spread since the Oregon win, with much delight to sports bookies everywhere. The square gamblers out there must be blind and deaf, because they’re still high on Cal […]

Posted by: Avinash on Tuesday, November 27th, 2007

The Line: Cal (-7) at Washington

So this is what it’s come down to. From #1 for two hours to mere seven point favorites against the worst team in the Pac-10, most likely without their star quarterback. Just for the record, Cal’s record against the spread this year? A whopping, awesome 3-7, including five straight downers! (Public % stands for the […]

Posted by: Avinash on Tuesday, November 13th, 2007