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November 17th, 2022
Weekly Market Watch: Winter Wonderland
⚽ World Cup 2022: Switzerland
There are two things I love in this world: skiing and chocolate. Maybe it's no surprise then that Switzerland to win the World Cup has caught my eye. Let's be real, though. Are the Swiss going to raise the trophy at the end? No. But at just .80 per contract, they do figure to get out of Group G as the second place team (provided they can get by Serbia). In order for this trade to return any sort of meaningful amount, you're hoping for a Round of 16 upset against Uruguay, but crazier things have happened. At this low price point, you can afford to throw the dart.
⛳ One Last Round: RSM Classic, St. Simons Island, Georgia
It’s the final official tournament of the PGA season that features a slim field, making a prediction an absolute dart throw. Tony Finau won a week ago after a dominant -16 performance and was the favorite coming into this weekend, but withdrew. His $10 contract price has been redistributed, leaving Brian Harman the favorite at $4.5 per contract. This tournament has been drenched in drama with 4 of the last 6 iterations being decided in playoff holes, so your guess is as good as mine. Fortunately, we had Sporttrade Golf Expert Amanda Rose on Market Movers to break it down for us (including her picks!). Market Movers: Tuesday, November 15, 2022
🏈 A Pseudo-Pac 12 Semi-Final: 7USC @ 16 UCLA Saturday Nov 19th, 8pm ET & 10 Utah @ 12 Oregon Saturday Nov 19th, 10:30pm ET
Get ready for a wild finish out west. 5 Pac-12 teams are ranked in the top 16 of the College Football Playoff and are all within 1.5 games of the Conference’s top spot. 4 of them will play each other this weekend. 7th ranked USC travels to 16th-ranked UCLA in a game where the Trojans are favored at $53.5 per contract to win and 12th ranked Oregon($58/per contract to win) hosts 10th ranked Utah. Put on a pot of coffee, it’s gonna be a late night.
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