Well.... i'm really not sure why people don't see parlays as a legitimate gamble. 5, 6, 7, 8 teamers? Okay, that's rarely going to work in your favor. But i've been all over the two and three teamers.. to much success.
I too had stayed away from gambling on football this year until sportsbook.com (now .ag) put 5 bucks in my account trying to lure me back in. Joke's on them, i've turned that into 1300 and counting in less than four weeks. And that's after last weeks disaster.. (****ing New Orleans....)