An Emotional Hedge: Betting Against Your Loser Team To Profit From Pain

Written By Jon Humbert on 12/23/2021
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My irritated father would throw his hands up, leave the room, and curse the orange-and-blue with his made-up nickname, the & , Donkos, whenever the Denver Broncos coughed up a lead or an alleged John Elwaycomeback fizzled into the air in the late 1980s and early 1990s. & rdquo,

If only he had wagered against those dissatisfied Donkos and the game & ndash.

No one despises their team more than you do, according to There & ’s fandom philosophy. You better believe that the suffering is known to the Detroit Lions, Cincinnati Bengals or their followers, or the pitiful Jacksonville Jaguars fans.

So how can a decline be made more pleasant? Place a wager against your own staff. I refer to it as & , Profit from Pain. & rdquo,

It hurts half as much if your team is going to get shellacked, keep finding ways to blow away a cover, or skip the over staff total by this much. In reality, you lost, and your fund also suffered.

Instead, ensure at least a little pleasure on Sunday by using your fervor. You & has probably watched almost every action, and if you look at your team’s true nature, you can identify exploitable flaws and take advantage of your masochistic support.

The ebooks shared their most well-liked wagers by express on Twitter during NFL Week 12.

Colorado sports bettorsirresistibly opted for the Los Angeles Chargers’ parlays in a fairly even matchup that featured an evenly matched three-point spread. This indicates that Coloradans attempted to profit from the anticipated Denver lost using their intelligence and logical knowledge of the average Broncos.

Otherwise, the Broncos came to life and convincingly tore Los Angeles off. Being back & while on the hunt caused electricity to surge through Mile High. Andrdquo, It & is the most straightforward form of hedging: either you succeed in real life or you earn money.

You’ll at least receive anything.

Now, this isn&;t carte blanche to always bet against your team. It&;s not some telepathic rope-a-dope where you &;reverse psychology” your way to a win. Those same Broncos are 11-3 to the under this season. That&;s a massive data point that you likely already figured out as a fan. That offense is flat-out trash, yet the defense is above average. It&;s maddening. It&;s also a lot of under.

See the first matches of the year as well. As a superfan, it is frequently taking time for the business to adjust to changes you may already be familiar with.

The Colorado Rockies have had comparatively solid starting pitching in recent years, but bats have remained silent. To examine the first five pitches under, that is also a great combination. Yes, the bullpen can knock down a lot of teams, so when the statistics( and your eyes ) show otherwise, take advantage of the market & ’s presumption of Coors Field moonshot home runs.

Yes, it can be difficult to actually face our fervor for our favorite teams at times. We frequently overlook their shortcomings and downplay their shortcomings. Yes, it hurts when they lose. Let & , let’s at least gain something from the suffering.

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Jon approaches the multi-sport wager victory at PlayinСolorado with a well-rounded and distinctive Colorado resident’s perspective. He is a New York-based open relations and communications planner. He is an analytical columnist who has won the Emmy and Murrow awards and has worked in El Paso, Las Vegas, Seattle, and Reno in Nevada.

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