Virginia pulls it Out

Discussion in 'Men’s Basketball' started by BevoJoe, Apr 6, 2019.

  1. BevoJoe

    BevoJoe 5,000+ Posts

    3 Free throws with 0.6 on the clock to win 63-62. WOW!
     
  2. Joe Fan

    Joe Fan 10,000+ Posts

     
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  3. Joe Fan

    Joe Fan 10,000+ Posts

    Looks pretty good at the moment
    Future bet from November
    (not mine)
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  4. Vol Horn 4 Life

    Vol Horn 4 Life 5,000+ Posts

    Wow! There's a joke in here, but I'm convinced that ticket holder is going to take home $300k. Virginia has no business being in the game a Tech has something to prove.
     
  5. Joe Fan

    Joe Fan 10,000+ Posts

    If it was yours and you were willing to sell, what is the minimum you would accept now that Tech has made it this far?
    Would you go for $150k just to lock it in?
     
  6. Vol Horn 4 Life

    Vol Horn 4 Life 5,000+ Posts

    Interesting question. I doubt I would be willing to sell, but if I am willing I think $150k would do the trick. I'd have to think a lot harder if someone offered $100k. Who in the world would even offer $150k for a ticket that could pay out $0? I struggled to understand who would put $1,500 on Tech in November to win it all in April. I might have dropped $15 to get $50, but I'm not that much of a gambler.
     
  7. sblazer

    sblazer 500+ Posts

    15 would get you 3k. Not $50...
     
  8. Vol Horn 4 Life

    Vol Horn 4 Life 5,000+ Posts

    Yeah, I literally did the math to come up with $3k before posting. Have no idea why I typed $50?!?
     
  9. Joe Fan

    Joe Fan 10,000+ Posts

    I was looking at it from the perspective of the seller not the buyer -- how much would it take for you as the owner of the ticket to say "OK?"

    But, yeah, there might be a buyer for what (I think) would be the equivalent of +101 for $150k for Tech in this game. Maybe. I just read smart money has already come in on TTU.
     
  10. Vol Horn 4 Life

    Vol Horn 4 Life 5,000+ Posts

    Based on what I've seen the last couple games each team played in I think Tech wins by 10+.
     
  11. uisge beatha

    uisge beatha 1,000+ Posts

    Apparently $125k isn't enough. That's what Dez Bryant offered for it.
    The inside story of the $300,000 Texas Tech futures bet
     
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  12. BevoJoe

    BevoJoe 5,000+ Posts

    Virginia got lucky Saturday, with a foul and technical to get and make 3 FTs with a second left for the win. Don’t see that happening tonight.
     
  13. Joe Fan

    Joe Fan 10,000+ Posts

    I guess that $125k must look pretty good today
     
  14. LonghornCatholic

    LonghornCatholic Romantic Catholic

     
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  15. X Misn Tx

    X Misn Tx 1,000+ Posts

    it would have been more apropos if Longhorn Catholic had posted this thread about Virginia pulling it out. :smokin:
     
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    LonghornCatholic Romantic Catholic

  17. humahuma

    humahuma 250+ Posts

    I don’t think I would of sold the Tech sports ticket but I sure would of hedged my bet and put money on Virginia. 50K to 100K.
     
  18. ViperHorn

    ViperHorn 5,000+ Posts

    If the call had gone Tceh's way and they would have won, UVa would be making the same claim. UVa just outplayed Tceh in the OT.
     
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  19. blonthang

    blonthang 2,500+ Posts

    Problem is, the original bet was made far before Tceh was in consideration (November 2018), thus the 20000 to 1 odds; betting on UVa right before the final game odds were close to even so a $50K bet wouldn't have paid much.

    And, the original bettor bet $1500; would that guy have had another $50,000 lying around to win, I don't know, $500 on that bet? UVa was the favorite IIRC by most going into the final.
     
  20. humahuma

    humahuma 250+ Posts

    The +20000 is not 20000 to 1 odds, it means for every $100 you put on Tech you win $20000. The 50K on Virginia would of paid maybe 45K just guessing but that still beats $0. I was expressing what I would of done if I had that ticket, however I would of never been in that position because I would of never bet $1500 on Tech to win it all in Nov 2018.
     
  21. blonthang

    blonthang 2,500+ Posts

    Yeah, you're right, it's 200 to 1. He bet $1500 to win $300,000.
     

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