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Old 01-09-2018, 04:01 AM
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Post your National Championship Game description

I posted my pick of Georgia +3.5 (Lou Holtz picks Georgia SU). Holtz's point by point handicapping on Fox and Friends was very detailed and persuasive. In the pick 4 NFL teams + NCAA Championship ATS contest. I went 3-2. At least one member described his logic; "I just wanted to be the first to pick all dogs plus points." OK, if that is your depth of reasoning, it was a winner.

At first, I bet exactly that yesterday:
Accepted Date:1/8/2018 - Wager Status:Risk:$5,250.00 (USD) To Win Amount:$5,000.00 (USD) Description: Football - NCAA - Alabama vs. Georgia - Georgia
+3 -105 * Game Notes: National Championship Game.


The President appeared. The game may have been held a few minutes; Great Pomp and Ceremony with the Presentation of the Colors. Would he give Saban a boost? Which team was helped? Then, minutes before it started, I saw the line had dropped to -3. I forget the vig. Money must have been pouring in on Georgia moving the points down. Jalen Hurts is NFL Star material.

Then I got chicken. What if Saban could pull it out? Lou Holtz could have been wrong! I did not even handicap the game properly; just trusted Lou Holtz! Auburn Tigers embarrassing defeat to Georgia left my mind completely; Tigers win handily in Ironbowl defeating the Tide? Months ago. I make an over six thousand dollar safety bet.

I am reminded of the Super Bowl reversal I posted here last year that turned a winning bet into a big loser. The whole first half all I can think is Georgia will win by 10 or more. "I did it again! I did it again!" I just pissed away a five thousand dollar payday; football is all I know and the season is ending. Then Jalen Hurts is benched for Tua Tagovailoa for 2nd Half. What is Saban doing? Hammer the final nail into my loser! Then score by score the Tide gets to 20-20 and the kicker slices another FG attempt. Aagg. I like games like Blackjack where there are two ways to win on a double down. You can draw a ten or if you get a crap card (a stiff), the dealer can bust. The Tide had just drawn a stiff. They needed OT. Blankenship nails a 46-yard FG beauty. UGA has a 3 point. Tagovailoa shows his inexperience again and gets sacked for a big loss.

It was time to use the Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch
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"First shalt thou take out the Holy Pin, then shalt thou count to three, no more, no less. Three shall be the number thou shalt count, and the number of the counting shall be three. Four shalt thou not count, neither count thou two, excepting that thou then proceed to three. Once the number three, being the third number, be reached, then lobbest thou thy Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch towards thy foe, the end zone"
There is one way a touchdown is only worth 6 points with no PAT. Tagovailoa proceeds to throw a 6 point TD and game over. Georgia +3.5 covers and Tide....well

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Old 01-09-2018, 12:09 PM
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people want to know why Saban has won 5 Championships in last 9 years. your in the Nat Champ game, how many HC's will pull the starting QB that is 25-2 at halftime and replace with a true freshman? he won, will be considered one of greatest coaching calls ever. to see it is one thing, to do it is another... to realize the offensive style your playing with Hurts is not going to win this game, your going to lose so lets do something different and we need to pass the football and Hurts just is not a great passer & cant throw deep ball. Hurts was 3-8 for 21 yards 1stH. Bring in Tag, the kid made a ton of mistakes (like taking that 16 yard loss with sack on 2nd to last play in game), but goes 14-24 166 yards and 3 TD's. To be in OT with a kicker who had no confidence, missed FG in 1st, missed game winning FG as time expired... 3rd and a mile and throw a 41 yard TD to win. football Gods watch over Saban
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Old 01-09-2018, 12:12 PM
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you didnt middle any game for 6k, youre a past posting clown

thats my post game analysis
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Old 01-09-2018, 06:09 PM
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Complete fixed. To push the total over. No hell in way that kicker missed a chip shot.
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