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10/1 LDS Simulation Contest

Rules:
There will be ten questions. Five of them will have even money odds, the other five will have higher paying odds. You may answer any amount of the questions as you'd like and wager any amount as long as your wagers don't go over your remaining bankroll. Every person starts out with 100 points to wager with. A wrong guess loses points and a correct guess wins points (odds will always be whole number).   For questions where a starting position player is the answer, I will allow guesses of "starting SS" instead of "Dee Gordon". But if you guess a players name, then that is your final guess.  I will keep a spreadsheet keeping track of everyone's bankroll.  As people play for the first time, I will add them to the spreadsheet.  A minimum of 250 units must be risked over the LDS to be eligible for the title.

Steps:
1. Wager on any of the 8 questions (don't wager more than current bankroll).

Example
A. O/U Total Runs Scored (Rays vs Rangers): 8.5 (1:1)
B. O/U Total Runs Scored (Tigers vs Yankees): 7.5 (1:1)
C: O/U Alex Rodriguez Total Bases: 1.5 (1:1)
D: O/U Justin Verlander number of wins: 0.5 (1:1)
E: O/U C.C. Sabathia Strikeouts: 7.5 (1:1)
F: Player to score Rays first run: (2:1)
G: Tigers score more than 5 runs: (3:1)
H: Carlos Ruiz gets hit in the neck by a pitch (4:1)
I: Derek Jeter hits a triple: (5:1)
J: Rangers get shutout: (10:1)



Possible Entry
4AO
6CU
5EU
8F
30J

 

Today's Results... (Last simulation ran Friday at 11:30 PM PST)

Vis Pitcher Home Pitcher Vegas Favorite Vegas Win% Vegas O/U Sim Fave Win% Sim O/U
Ian Kennedy Yovanni Gallardo Brewers 57.36% 7.1 57.46% 6.71
Kyle Lohse Roy Halladay Phillies 67.43% 7.0 61.07% 7.00
James Shields Derek Holland Rangers TBD TBD 65.23% 9.24

 

Actual Contest Questions

A. O/U Total Runs Scored (DBacks vs Brewers): 6.5 (1:1)
B. O/U Total Runs Scored (Cards vs Phillies) 6.5 (1:1)
C. O/U Roy Halladay Outs Recorded: 23.5 (1:1)
D. O/U Phillies runs minus Cardinals runs: 1.5 (1:1)
E. O/U Evan Longoria minus Albert Pujols Total Bases: 0.5 (1:1)

F. (Prop bet) Derek Holland is the winning pitcher: (2:1)
G. (Prop bet) Ryan Madson gets a save : (3:1)
H. (Prop bet) Brewers, Phillies and Rangers all win: (4:1)
I. (Prop bet) Josh Hamilton hits a HR: (5:1)
J. (Prop bet) Carlos Ruiz hits a HR: (10:1)


Sample Bet
10AO
5CU
15DU
10G
5J

Note: Prop bets are not over/unders. You either take the bet or you don't. In any question listing a player, that player must start for that question to be valid.  250 units must be risked to be eligible for contest title.  Players in questions C,E,F,G,I,J must all start for that question to be valid.  In question H if one of the three teams listed loses, then you lose the bet even if one of the other two games gets rained out.  You cannot win the bet unless all three games are played and you cannot lose the bet unless one of the three teams loses.

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