Wooden Spoon Favourites for 2018 with bookies?

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Re: Wooden Spoon Favourites for 2018 with bookies?

Unread post by supercoach » Fri 06 Oct, 2017 8:43 am

Setting football markets 12 months in advance is like pinning a tail on the donkey blind folded, especially when trying to pick a candidate for the spoon. Just to many variables to consider, and basically these markets are being set on 2017 form and the perceived strength of the 2018 playing rosters.

Form very seldom carries from one year to another and as for us you would think with Cleary having the whole off season to work with his playing group that things must improve, although the loss of Teddy and Woods will be a big hurdle to over come.

As for me, if I was forced to nominate a wooden spooner for 2018, I would be looking at the Titans or the Warriors. I think next year you have some certainties to make the 8, Storm,Chooks,sharks and maybe the Cows plus Parra but than you can nearly throw a blanket over the rest of the field. Every year a fancied team runs dead and battler exceeds expectations.

Anyway lets hope our team is the battler that exceeds expectations because another bad year will put our club to the sword


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Unread post by fergiefurr » Mon 09 Oct, 2017 9:48 am

so much depends on the draw these days. the eels had a very average roster yet played 9 games against top 8 sides and had a run of playing 14 games in 16 weeks at ANZ stadium which helped them to the top 4.

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Unread post by tigerap » Mon 09 Oct, 2017 11:10 pm

Geo. wrote:
Tue 03 Oct, 2017 7:24 am
Cool....I remember being installed as Premiership favourites in 2012 by the same bookies..
And what a disaster year that was

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