Is the it's bound to show up argument in roulette legit?

My statistics teacher has said in the past that the people who say "red" is bound to show up or "black" is bound to show up are fools because there's a roughly 50-50 (because of 0 and 00) chance each spin. But I think they might be on to something. I tried playing roulette (not for real... show more My statistics teacher has said in the past that the people who say "red" is bound to show up or "black" is bound to show up are fools because there's a roughly 50-50 (because of 0 and 00) chance each spin. But I think they might be on to something. I tried playing roulette (not for real money) and I waited for a color to show up 3 times in a row before I betted and then I chose the color that hasn't showed up and it seemed like I would win within the first or second, sometimes 3rd spins every time. So is there any truth to that?
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