$100 parlay on Diaz, Tate and Lakers upsets would have scored a ridiculous payday
A weekend of huge upsets paid off for those who had a little faith in the underdog.
If you went across the board and took both UFC 196 upsets — Nate Diaz over Conor McGregor and Miesha Tate over Holly Holm — plus the shocker of the Los Angeles Lakers knocking off the Golden State Warriors, you clearly can see the future. And for a $100 bet on your fortune-telling, you’d have won enough to buy a fairly nice full-sized car:
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That’s quite a bit of money, for sure — a more than 300-to-1 return on your investment — but it kind of feels like it should be more, right? Just judging by the emotional shock of all three of those upsets coming in a 24-hour span, we’re surprised the math doesn’t add up to a bigger payday.
Of course, one Twitter user had an idea for how to let the money ride:
@billbarnwell which you'd immediately put on the Broncos drafting a QB in the first round.
— Jane Coaston (@cjane87) March 6, 2016