Oakland Raiders: Never Tell Me The Odds; Sometimes Even Vegas Has a Bad Day

October 3, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Oakland Raiders vs Houston Texans.
If you read into this game much over the last week, the guys in Vegas would call it Houston by four.
Fair, considering the Texans have only lost to the Cowboys, last week, while Oakland had three chances to win and lost by one to the Cards.
But, considering that Oakland has a track record of trashing odds, why not just let the two teams go out to win?
Someone has to make money off this habit.
Yahoo.com is a fun site to trash. Their imitation of sports  tries to make out their "experts" to be people you can trust to know it all, when in reality, they have a combined IQ that might make three digits...maybe.
Last week, all four experts felt Oakland was going to lose the game. It would have been fun to hear what they would have said if Oakland had won. Blame game? The old statement, "the Raiders didn't win, the Cards lost"?
As it was, about 62% felt the Cards would win...no speculation of course if the Rai...

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