10/6 LDS Simulation Contest

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.

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

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


Today's Results... (Last simulation ran Wednesday at 10:15 PM PST)

Vis Pitcher Home Pitcher Vegas Favorite Vegas Win% Vegas O/U Sim Fave Win% Sim O/U
Doug Fister Ivan Nova Yankees 60.24% 9.1 52.44% 9.06


Actual Contest Questions

A. O/U Total Runs Scored: 8.5 (1:1)
B. O/U Yankees minus Tigers runs: 0.5 (1:1)
C. O/U Ivan Nova outs recorded: 18.5 (1:1)
D. O/U Robinson Cano Total Bases: 1.5 (1:1)
E. O/U Total relief pitchers used in game: 7.5 (1:1)

F. (Prop bet) Yankees win by more than one run: (2:1)
G. (Prop bet) Jose Valverde gets a save : (3:1)
H. (Prop bet) Yankees score in the first inning: (4:1)
I. (Prop bet) Tigers win by more than two runs: (5:1)
J. (Prop bet) Yankees win in extra innings: (10:1)

Sample Bet

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,D,G must all start for that question to be valid.

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