One Tweet Shows How Depressing Life Can Be As A Football Gambler

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David Hookstead Sports And Entertainment Editor
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Gambling on football is an up and down rollercoaster ride that can potentially break a man’s soul.

It gets a lot worse when you bet favored teams are going to cover, and then shockingly, don’t at an insane rate.

Betting expert RJ Bell tweeted Tuesday that underdogs are 38-18-2 against the spread, and somehow they’re also 30-28 straight up.

I know that we’re 17-18 through the college football season so far, and I don’t give out gambling picks for the NFL. I do however still bet a lot of money on the NFL. It has been brutal this year. I’m embarrassed to say how far down I am. I could fund an African warlord for a month with my gambling losses, and that’s only the beginning.

How is this possible? Not only are they a 38-18-2 against the spread, but they’re actually winning outright. It’s so frustrating that my head is hurting. This is the world we enter when we put money on the games. I should have just realized this could have happened, my bank accounts would be getting drained and I’d be very upset whenever I watched football.

Luckily, football is a long season, and there’s plenty of time to bounce back. Operation Comeback is officially underway.

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