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The Bookies have spoken

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Matabele, Oct 6, 2005.

  1. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

    +516 /14
    2006 NRL betting:

    $4.60 St George Illawarra;
    $6 Parramatta;
    $7.50 Sydney Roosters;
    $10 North Queensland, Wests Tigers;
    $11 Newcastle;
    $12 Brisbane, Bulldogs;
    $17 Penrith;
    $21 Manly;
    $26 Cronulla, Melbourne, Souths;
    $41 New Zealand Warriors;
    $61 Canberra.
  2. The Wheel

    The Wheel Well-Known Member

    +2,761 /88
    Hopefully Parra dissappear again into the dust like they did after their 2001 disaster.
  3. byso

    byso Well-Known Member

    +85 /0
    I wonder if well be tipped to come last by the experts next year.
  4. byso

    byso Well-Known Member

    +85 /0
    What a joke, the tigers a favourites ahead of Manly :)
  5. Dan

    Dan Kim Jong Dan Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +7,745 /120
    the bookies must have forgotten that the tooiiiiiigers have handbag harris next year
  6. PJ

    PJ Well-Known Member

    +49 /1
    I'd be interested to compare the above with last years market.
    The spread would've been alot bigger last year.
  7. Fluffy

    Fluffy Well-Known Member

    +5,631 /205
    compare the price of the premierships winner last year as well - im sure the tigers were further out than us
  8. PJ

    PJ Well-Known Member

    +49 /1
    Me think's the closeness of this years competition has scared the bookies.
    If not it's atleast given them an excuse to give ****house odds.
  9. ManlyBacker

    ManlyBacker Winging it Staff Member

    +972 /7
    Spot on PJ. Current books are running at 144 to 145%. That means if you put an amount on each team to win $100 it would cost you $144 to cover all of them. Usually a bookie margin runs at 20% for a sporting event, quite a bit less when competition is high.
  10. PJ

    PJ Well-Known Member

    +49 /1
    That's interesting...
    I'm sure all the bookies were thrilled to bits when the salary cap came in!

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