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  • Should You Avoid Betting Against Relegated Football Teams?

    LustForLeith on 26 Apr at 22:59

    Should You Avoid Betting Against Relegated Teams? It’s that time of the season when things can go a bit wrong. Nerves get to players and managers, mistakes get made and results don’t quite go to plan. One thing I’ve often wondered about is if a team is already relegated from a league, are they more likely to cause an upset? The team in question have nothing to play for but pride. There’s a chance that they’re at the bottom end of the table due to not being good enough (or maybe if they’ve received some sort of points deduction!) What you also need to consider is will the team they’ll be playing relax a bit and think that all they need to do is simply show up to get a result and in doing so underestimate their opponents? It’s…

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  • Zurich Classic of New Orleans ( PGA Tour ) 2016 Preview

    The rabbit on 24 Apr at 11:31

    World No. 1 Jason Day is competing in the next event on the PGA tour which is the Zurich Classic of New Orleans which takes place at the TPC Louisiana golf course, Avondale which has hosted this event since 2007. This course was also the venue in 2005 but it was then badly damaged by hurricane Katrina which meant that the course had to be altered and shortened to it's present length. The course used for this event in 2006 was the English Turn G&CC, New Orleans, Louisiana. Justin Rose is also playing here and he will be defending his title and seeking his first PGA tour victory of 2016. This tournament is part of the FedExCup schedule and the winner will obtain 500 points. The past nine winners of this event with their final scores are - 2015 Justin Rose -…

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  • Zurich Classic of Orleans - PGA Tour - Stats / Facts / Tips & Form

    Ralfie1982 on 24 Apr at 21:07

    Zurich Classic of Orleans The stats TPC Louisianna, Avondale, LA Prize money $7,000,000 Prize money to winner $1.2m 500 fedex points PAR 72 7341 yards 4 x PAR 5 Holes 4 x PAR 3 holes 10 x PAR 4 holes Shortest hole 14 at 192 yards Longest hole 18 = 589 yards Water features : 3, 4, 6, 9, 16, 17, 18 Only 9 players defended title. Held here from 2007 (and before that but interupted by Hurricane Katrina in 2006. Low scoring expected here this year. Justin Rose is last years winner 2015 scoring suggest hole 15 & 4 are the toughest with a 17% bogey rate 2015 scoring suggests hole 7 (PAR 5 / 561yds) is the easiest with a 52 birdiee rate Weather Forecast Thursday looks wet in the morning which could help those out later in the afternoon with…

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  • Volunteers of America North Texas Shootout ( LPGA Tour ) 2016 Preview

    The rabbit on 24 Apr at 10:59

    Lexi Thompson will be in the state of Texas this week to compete in the next tournament on the LPGA tour which is the Volunteers of America North Texas Shootout Presented by JTBC ( previously known as the North Texas Shootout presented by JTCB ) and this event takes place from the 28th April 2016 until the 1st May 2016 at the Las Colinas Country Club in Irving, Texas. This tournament was first held in 2013 and it is part of the Race to the CME Globe and the winner will obtain 500 Points. There is $1.3 million prize money on offer and there will be two cuts with the first being made after the second round to the top-70 and ties and the second cut will be made to the top-50 and ties after the third round on Saturday. The…

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  • Volvo China Open - European Tour - Stats / Preview / Form

    Ralfie1982 on 24 Apr at 20:31

    Volvo China Open We remain in China for another week, so the fact the last round of the Shenzhen Open doesn’t concern me that much as we are effectively a short hop away. Scoring here has been and looks to be tough. You will see from the info below there are plenty of water risks. The stats Topwin Golf & Country Club, Bejing, China Prize money RMB $20,000,000 - or $3.2m dollars. PAR 72 7229 yards 4 x PAR 5 Holes 4 x PAR 3 holes 10 x PAR 4 holes Shortest hole 13 = 177 yards Longest hole 4 = 615 yards Water features : 1,2,3,4, 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17,18 Course designed by Ian Woosnam First time held here. 2 holes play 600 yards plus. The title has never been defended. Weather Forecast The early weather suggests that the 4…

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  • #IPL 2016 - what have we learned so far?

    nellberg1 on 26 Apr at 13:05

    We've now had 21 of the 60 scheduled games of IPL 2016, so as we're a 3rd of the way through the season now is a good time to reflect on what we've seen. What teams are under-performing? what players are key? what have the trends been and will they continue? how can we profit from here on in? Delhi Daredevils - played 4 won 3 lost 1 * lost by 9 wickets v KKR * won by 8 wickets v Kings Xi * won by 7 wickets v RCB * won by 10 runs v Mumbai Delhi did well to turn around a horror start against KKR to win their next 3 games. Their best win was chasing down 192 v RCB, with De Kock's century the jewel in the crown. They've still made some strange decisions (no Duminy in their 1st game, no Tahir…

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  • MLB Review - We 23.04.16

    undertherobe on 24 Apr at 16:33

    After seven no-hitters in 2015, this past week saw the first of 2016 with Jake Arrieta tossing his second no-no in less than twelve months and it was the first April no-hitter since 2012. Arrieta has firmly established himself at the top of the game and is featured in my pitchers to watch below............ Picks Review After two scoreless performances, VINCE VELASQUEZ was well off on Tuesday night, giving up five runs and recording just four strikeouts in an 11-1 thrashing by the Mets. Although he wasn’t helped by his teammates and he finished with 4.1 IP, 5 H. 2 ER, 4 SO. Whilst Velazquez couldn’t continue his hot start, MAT LATOS could as he shutdown the Angels in a 5-0 win for Chicago. Latos has been something of a journeyman over the past few years but he’s off to a red…

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