Originally Posted by Discuss Thrower
I don't get why anyone bets parlays.
The long-term odds don't get worse. If 10,000 people placed 2 single bets a day for a year and 10,000 people placed 1 2-way parlay a day for a year, they should both come out the same.
The only difference is in exchange for accepting a loss 3 days out of 4 instead of every other day, you might feel happier on the day you won.