Episode 100 - Story Time with John…. oh and playoffs too I guess
Mar 30th, 2021 by Vince
Episode 100 - Story Time with John.... oh and playoffs too I guess
Recorded on March 30th, 2021
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We made it to Episode 100! Thanks you all of you that have listened throughout the years and here's to many more!
The show opens with some story time with John, a listener review, and then the gang dives head first into the playoff slates for this weekend across the globe.
I found some mistakes in the POTW spreadsheet that should be corrected now (I hope so...). Sorry if the numbers look all whacked out but I was missing a week and had ... it doesn't matter Vince screwed up but it's fixed now.
We had to kind of improvise a little on hypothetical matchups for the Friday-Sunday slates but we touch on everything.
0:00:40 - Story Time with John
0:11:10 - Introduction
0:13:00 - Listener Review from WhipDole
0:16:20 - News: MSI Group Draw Announcement
0:19:10 - News: WildRift launch, DotA banning "smurfs"
0:21:25 - Playoff Slate Wednesday 3/31 and Thurs 4/1
0:45:40 - LPL Friday (Suning/LNG) and hypothetical LCK matchups
0:53:10 - LEC Friday: Fnatic vs Schalke
1:04:00 - LEC Saturday: G2 vs MAD Lions
1:10:15 - LCS Saturday: Liquid vs Cloud 9
1:14:40 - LCS Sunday: TSM vs 100 Thieves
1:25:06 - Pick of the Week!
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2021 Pick of the Week Records (Winnings assuming one unit on each bet):
Vince: 4 - 8 (-2.22u)
John: 6 - 5 (+3.2u)
Chris: 5 - 6 (+1.23u)
Josh: 5 - 6 (-0.47u)
Guests: 1 - 0 (+1.01 units)
Listeners: 7 - 4 (+4.67 units)
Main cast: 21 - 25 (+4.03 units)
ROI (main cast): +8.76%
ROI (with guests and listeners): +16.74%
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