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    Disappointing ends for all three home sides in...

    Disappointing ends for all three home sides in the quarter-finals.
    Think Jerome Garces bottled it by not red-carding Herrera – the replay clearly showed impact with the head long before the arm was...
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    Get in [emoji4] So close to getting the drop...

    Get in [emoji4]
    So close to getting the drop goal bet as well.
    Great performance by Ireland - completely stifled the French attacking options and made them concentrate on defence for most of the...
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    Going to have a couple of interest bets in the...

    Going to have a couple of interest bets in the France v Ireland game. The total point line is set at 37.5 points which I think is on the high side – I think this is going to be a match decided by two...
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    Boom [emoji4] The only thing I got wrong was...

    Boom [emoji4]
    The only thing I got wrong was they did not cover the handicap but they were poor first half.
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    First half handicap in - now will the real All...

    First half handicap in - now will the real All Black team please stand up for the 2nd half :)
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    I agree that these last matches will be difficult...

    I agree that these last matches will be difficult to call. Namibia are going to finish bottom so how they approach their last match is anyone’s guess – equally Argentina are not going to move out of...
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    The line is set at 42 points which is on the high...

    The line is set at 42 points which is on the high side. Only five matches so far have exceeded this (Ire v Can +43, Wal v Uru +45, Nzl v Nab +44, Arg v Geo +45, Aus v Uru +62 and RSA v USA +64) but...
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    Yeah - the half time bet covered the other two...

    Yeah - the half time bet covered the other two where I split my stake so no loss overall but that try sunk both handicaps :(
    At least i was closer than the bookies line.
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    The Ire v Italy game went pretty much as...

    The Ire v Italy game went pretty much as predicted - if anything Italy over-performed (Ireland under-performed).
    The Uruguay v Fiji game is a tough one to call. With Fuji expecting to rack up a...
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    I may be going against the tide here, but I think...

    I may be going against the tide here, but I think Italy with the handicap (+22 @ 2.0 Bet365) is a good bet. Ireland will want to avoid the All Blacks in the next stage, so it all comes down to the...
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    Think England were not ruthless enough - they...

    Think England were not ruthless enough - they twice had a 7 point cushion and opted to take the safe 3 points. Most southern hemisphere teams would have kicked to the corner and hammered home their...
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    Looking ahead to tomorrow's clash between Italy v...

    Looking ahead to tomorrow's clash between Italy v Canada. Both are yet to win with losses against France and Ireland respectively. While I think Italy will have the edge, I think that Canada will...
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    Think the loss of Mafi was the turning point -...

    Think the loss of Mafi was the turning point - although Japan really flagged near the end the points difference at that stage probsbly had a negative effect as well. If they had been closer I am sure...
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    Wouldn’t want to put you off as 5/1 is a nice...

    Wouldn’t want to put you off as 5/1 is a nice price and Japan now lie above Scotland in the official rankings but…
    While South Africa are a better side than Scotland on the day they under-performed...
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    I have wondered if the adoption of the bonus...

    I have wondered if the adoption of the bonus point system has actually changed the way teams play.

    There is an interesting article here based upon the 2015 six nations:...
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    Win = 4 points Draw = 2 points Loss = 0...

    Win = 4 points

    Draw = 2 points

    Loss = 0 points

    4 or more tries +1 point

    Loss by 7 points or less +1 point
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    Running in the 4.15 Punchestown - any word from...

    Running in the 4.15 Punchestown - any word from trainer?
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    There is more good advice / wisdom in this one...

    There is more good advice / wisdom in this one post than in 90% of the posts on the betting shop.
    Best of luck with the experiment - will follow with interest. :fingcross:
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    Good preview – agree that Mourhino will try and...

    Good preview – agree that Mourhino will try and keep it tight.

    My added observations-

    Chelsea were lucky to win the reverse fixture at Stamford Bridge 2-1 following an error from Hart...
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    Obviously puled because they were not god enough...

    Obviously puled because they were not god enough - no joy today
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    Two horses that were withdrawn from races that...

    Two horses that were withdrawn from races that were involved in the ex-Curley coup run again today:
    1.30 Lingfield - Lac Sacre
    2.35 Lingfield - Fantasy Invader
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    Was still worth the punt - Ramos's challenge at...

    Was still worth the punt - Ramos's challenge at the end of the first half could have been punished, and I have seen penalties given for less :)
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    Just like Greece should not have led at half time...

    Just like Greece should not have led at half time :)
    Was not planning to put the mortgage on it - just pointing out the potential value given the Croatian gameplan.

    Interestingly, there is quite...
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    Croatia need a high scoring draw (0-0 and 1-1 are...

    Croatia need a high scoring draw (0-0 and 1-1 are not good enough for them to qualify) so they will have a more positive attitude and will be looking to score rather than playing for a draw. Croatia...
  25. Thread: Decimal Odds

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    I think the confusion is due to the fact that...

    I think the confusion is due to the fact that they are trying to change two things at once - from fractions to decimals as well as including the stake as part of the price.

    From a personal point...
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