NBA: 3-4 (down $127)
NHL: 8-7 (up $287)
MLB: 1-3 (down $155)
NCAA Basketball: 1-0 (up $165)
Golf: 0-1 (down $25)
Do you guys remember the Game of Thrones episode, Red Wedding? If you watched the show, you know exactly what I’m referring to. Poor Robb Stark never saw it coming. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, go watch Game of Thrones. It was highly addicting and you’ll get through it in a few weeks. Don’t even have to watch the last season, just take my word for it that the writer’s nailed the ending and whatever you wanted from that last season, happened.
Anyway, Red Wedding is a wedding reception that ends up in a massacre. What was supposed to be a great night turned out to be an awful one. The reason I bring this up is because last night, as a gambler, was my Red Wedding. Am I exaggerating to try to draw you in? Of course. But still, what a horrific night of gambling. I really thought highly of my bets, too.
There was no way the Pirates would beat the Padres two nights in a row, especially with Musgrove getting the play against his old team all the while coming off a no-hitter, right? Well, turns out the Padres offense kind of misses Tatis Jr and could only muster 1 run and 6 hits with Tyler Anderson thoroughly dominating them. Tyler. Anderson.
What about my Phillies to beat the Mets bet? Wheeler’s great and has always pitched well against his old team, right? Well he was alright but the Phillies offense was just as bad as the Padres, scoring just 1 run and 3 hits with David Peterson thoroughly dominating them. David. Peterson.
My last hope- Jets to beat the Sens by two. I had the pleasure of watching this heartbreaker unfold. Jets were up 2 with 3 minutes left. Sens take a penalty. Bet won, right? Wrong. Jets have a few good chances to go up 3 but no dice. Then the Jets take a penalty of their own. The Sens penalty expires and they pull their goalie so it’s a 6 on 4, but with less than a minute left. Jets had an empty net chance that just missed at this point. Then with 15 seconds left, the Jets take another penalty. 6 on 3. Sens win the draw, and Josh Norris scores with 9 seconds left to lose me this bet. Josh. Norris.
3 bets, 3 demoralizing losses. Unbelievable.
There’s two ways to go from here- I could delete my whole site and give up gambling forever. Pretend it never happened. Make a clean break.
I try harder than ever before to find winners. I’m talking research on top of research. Stats. Analytics. Tips (message me if you have any, please and thank you). Staying up late. Waking up early. Grind my way back to the top.
Given the two options, it’s a no-brainer, folks. It’s time for my triumphant comeback! (Gamble responsibly).
Today’s Bets- MLB:
San Diego Padres -1.5 (on the road against Pittsburgh Pirates)
Bet $100, win $91
Okay here me out. Sure, this is the same bet that broke my heart last night. But I like it even more today. There is no way, and I mean NO WAY that the Padres are losing to the Pirates three games in a row. No chance. None…Right?
Atlanta Braves -1.5 (at home against Miami Marlins)
Bet $100, win $110
This is the same reasoning as the bet above. Only difference is, the Braves aren’t trying to avoid a third straight loss to the Marlins. No, no, that already happened last night. A loss today would be back to back to back to back losses, all at home. Not happening. Also, Ian Anderson is pitching for the Braves and he’s pretty nasty.
New York Rangers -1.5 (at home against New Jersey Devils)
Bet $100, win $110
The Devils season has been over for a while. They’re just playing out the stretch here, and not doing a good job of it having lost 7 of their last 8. Tonight’s game is the second of four straight between these two teams. I might make this same bet when they play again on Saturday, and then again on Sunday, too. You have a Rangers team that are still kind of battling for a playoff spot. Panarin, Zibanejad and Fox are all playing great hockey, and they’ve whooped this sorry Devils team recently, outscoring 15-4 in their last 3 games against.