The 14 and 10 look like they could be frozen such that the 14 ball, if struck full, is dead in the hole for your opponent. If so, and if the pockets aren't too tight, I might be tempted to not worry at all about selling out and just fire at the combo-carom.Here is the aftermath. My opponent should be in a strong spot. What would you have done from here?
i am surprised nobody wants to move/spin off the 15 under the 9. seems like there is a built in margin of error there as well.
I think this answers your question. A definite possibility. This shot tends to create a situation where the balls all start to find their way up table. I hate these type of games but sometimes there aren't many good alternatives.The eleven ball looks to be wired for my opponent, if so I would like to do something that would dislodge that threat but how to do that without also risking giving up a bank is certainly a problem.
My other option against this player would be to drive directly into the eleven ball and draw back under the one either to the side rail or straight behind the one.