Sports Gambling: Most Popular Articles
Understanding money lines for beginning bettors. If you're new to sports gambling, this will help you understand all about money lines and how they work.
Understanding point spreads for beginning bettors. If you're new to sports gambling, this will help you understand all about point spreads.
Parlays are the most popular of the exotic sports bets. Learn if they are good bets for sports gamblers or not.
It's a widely known fact that nearly 90-percent of sports bettors will lose money. It's not always because of bad picks. To find out why sports gamblers lose, read this article
Teasers are a common form of sports gambling wagers on football and basketball. Learn what they are and how to wager on them here.
If you're new to the world of sports gambling, this article will get you pointed in the right direction and give a bit of history on the sports betting scene.
Many people find betting on totals (overs/unders) easier than trying to pick a winner of a contest. Learn all about total wagers here.
Betting on boxing adds a little excitement to any fight. Learn how to gamble on boxing here.
Baseball betting- learn the basics of gambling on baseball.
Many bettors would like to know if online sports betting is legal. Find out the story here.
A look at parlay cards ans why they should be avoided at all costs.
Soccer betting is one of the most popular betting activities in the world. Learn all about soccer betting and how to bet on soccer here.
If you're new to the world of football betting, this article will give you a solid background of the basics.
Many sports gamblers fail to understand the process of creating the point spread. Some knowledge of what takes place can help bettors win a few more wagers.
The NFL Point Differential Betting System has been around for at least 25 years. One of the more technical of the number-based NFL betting systems, the system is one that should be considered by all football bettors. Learn all about it here.
There are hundreds of online sportsbooks. Learn how to find the best online and offshore sportsbooks here.
Learn how professional sports gamblers manage their money. Includes a description of the Kelly Criterion and suggests a viable alternative.
Not everybody bets in Las Vegas or online. Many sports gamblers use local bookies and they can be worth their weight in gold. Read this to find out why.
If you've ever wanted to place a wager on a sporting event but didn't know how, this article will explain what you have to do.
If you're new to the world of basketball betting, this article will give you a solid background of the basics.
Ever wonder how to bet on the NHL? Look no further than here.
A look at the odds for the first week of the 2014 college football season.
Many bettors, especially sports bettors, don't attack when they have the biggest advantage.
There's nothing like a little office pool to add excitement to the Super Bowl. Here are instructions to show you how to create your own box (square) pool.
A look at how the public does when betting 6-point favorites or larger in college basketball.
A quick college football betting system that has performed well over the years regarding teams coming off a bye week.
Review of the Gold Sheet Website. The Gold Sheet has provided sports betting information since 1957. How does the Gold Sheet web site measure up? Find out here.
Sports bettors have probably heard the term reverse line moves, but are somewhat unfamiliar with the concept. We'll look at them here and show how to use them to your advantage.
A look at why any system or trend hitting 55 percent is much better than one might think.
Nearly every sportsbook allows sports gamblers to buy half points to change the point spread, but bettors must pay for them by accepting lower odds. Learn about buying half points here.
Sportsbooks don't accept correlated parlays, but there are instances where bettors can virtually find their own and increase their profits.
A look at Week No. 2 of the 2014 college football season from a betting perspective.
Free daily sports betting selections.
Every different sportsbook has its own set of rules, although there are general rules that all sportsbooks follow. A bettor should have a grasp of the rules to prevent misunderstandings.
A look at Week 2 of the 2014 NFL season from a betting perspective.
Many football bettors prefer to use betting systems because they take all of the guesswork out of making selections. Here are several football betting systems using Yards Per Point.
: In sports betting "juice" is the commission paid to bookmakers on losing bets for the privilege of
There's more than looking at a pitcher's records and ERA in baseball betting to determine if a team is a worthwhile bet. There is one key statistic that you won't be in any newspaper, but is easily found online. Here we'll discuss what that stat is and how it can best be used.
It isn't always easy to balance a home life with sports gambling. This article will help you achieve a healthy balance.
: In the sports gambling world, the "money line" is used for betting on the winner of a contest where
: In the sports gambling world, "point spread" refers a handicap that is placed on the superior team
A look at the classic book The Hidden Game of Football from a sports betting standpoint.
One of the most powerful handicapping factors in the NFL is Yards Per Point. Find out what it is and how you can use it.
The majority of successful sports bettors use some sort of power ratings to tell them what the point spread on a given game should be. Learn how to create your own power ratings here.
A look at the sports betting practice of hedging and/or scalping sports bets.
: In the sports gambling world, "ATS" means against the spread, generally referring to how a team fared
: In the world of sports betting, a dime equals $1,000. : Leroy was a high roller, so it wasn't unusual
Since most sports bettors lose money, it seems a gambler could make money by simply wagering against the public. SportsInsights.com helps bettors do exactly that.
A look at when NFL Western Conference teams play in the East.
Betting totals (over/unders) in the NFL may be easier than trying to predict the point spread winner. Learn more about NFL totals here.
A look at betting on televised football and basketball games and a strategy to help minimize your losses.
A look at the odds to win the 2014 NFL division races.
A look at some of the most popular football betting newsletters around. Page 2.
A look at using the Pythagorean Formula to predict a team's chances of covering the spread in basketball.
A look at a math-based model for predicting NHL games.
If you bet on sports, you have no doubt seen people selling sports betting systems that claim to win 90-percent of the time. Find out why you should save your money.
A system NFL betting system that will put you on more winners than losers.
A baseball betting system that is profitable and easy to use.
All sports bettors will have the eventual losing streak. Learn how successful sports gamblers deal with them here.
: In the sports gambling world, "fade" means to wager against a particular person. : Because Jon lost
When it comes to NFL betting, there is one system that stands head and shoulders above all the others. It seldom gives a play, but when it does, you don't want to be on the other side.
There is a serious lack of good books written about sports gambling. Some shady practices taking place at Amazon make this task even more difficult.
NASCAR betting is becoming more popular as the sport continues to grow. Learn how to bet on NASCAR races and add a little excitement to the races.
: In the sports gambling world, "push" refers to a tied wager, where the player neither wins their wager
In basketball and football, parlays are considered bad bets, paying off at lower odds than they should. But that isn't the case in baseball. Find out why.
: In the sports gambling world, "laying" refers to wagering on a favorite and thereby laying (giving)
A look at the three different aspects of handicapping football from a betting perspective.
When it comes to sports gambling, units won is the only thing that really matters. Too many sports bettors are worried about winning percentage, which can cost a sports gambler money in the long run. Read this article to find out why.
A look at the college football win totals for the 2014 season.
Handicapping college football games is done differently than handicapping football games. Find out why here.
A look at the CNBC show Money Talks.
A look at the new TopBet Sportsbook and Casino.
A quick look at how to bet on horse racing for the novice bettor.
Review of Intertops Online Sportsbook and Casino
Betting the home underdog on Monday Night Football is one of the oldest sports betting systems around. How has it fared in recent years?
When it comes to sports services, some are very good, while others should be avoided at all costs. Here is a bit of information about the sports service industry.
Here is an NBA betting system that has been around for a while, going under some different names. The system recently popped up on one of the more popular betting forums, so I thought I'd share.
A look at a method for betting divisional underdogs in baseball.
Sports bettors not only have the difficult choice of which football team to bet, they also have to decide when to bet. We'll look at that aspect of betting here.
Golf and gambling practically go hand-in-hand, as wagering on the outcome of a match is something that has been done for centuries. Learn all about wagering on professional golf tournaments.
A second look at the sports betting concept known as the Pinnacle Lean.
A mathematical method for handicapping college football games.
Tim Donaghy's latest allegations of fixing NBA games has caused many people to wonder if basketball is fixed. According to one research paper the answer is that's is very likely. Find out more.
: In the sports gambling world, "hook" means a half-point, so that "three and a hook" would be the same
Longtime baseball gamblers will tell you that betting on underdogs is the way to go. Here is the reason why.
A look at a new use of the Pythagorean Formula in relation to baseball betting.
Baseball bettors have the options of betting the first five innings of a game at many sportsbooks. There are some advantages that the five-inning bet offers. Those are explained here.
A look at some of the most popular football betting newsletters around.
A look at the history of sports betting.
A common perception among sports gamblers is that day games tend to be higher scoring than night games. Is there any truth to this maxim? Find out the story here.
If you're looking for an edge in the college basketball tournaments, Sport Insights' Bet Labs Software will help you gain one and just in time for March
Northcoast Sports' Power Sweep newsletter is one of the best investments you can make during football season. But many people fail to utilize the information to its most.
Handicapping the NFL takes a different approach than handicapping college football or any other professional sport. Find out why here.
: In sports gambling, the term "sharp" refers to an intelligent sports bettor. : Because he spent many
The Spread Website offers plenty of solid information for sports bettors, including tips to help bettors go against public opinion.
Value is a word long-time sports gamblers often use. Find out what they really mean in this article.
A look at buying half points in the NFL
A look at how ranked college football teams have done in recent years against the point spread when made an underdog.
Here is a longtime baseball system that has paid off handsomely in the past.
A look at how the Pythagorean Theorem can be used to predict season win totals for all sports.
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A quick look at why listing pitchers is so important to baseball bettors.
: In the sports gambling world, "if bet" means a wager that is placed only if a certain outcome of a
: A parlay is a combination of two or more wagers that a bettor links together and all of them must win
Most people who wager on sports have some sort of opinion on Johnny Manziel. Some love him, others could do without his attitude, but there's no denying
A look at Week 2 of the 2014 NFL preseason from a betting perspective.
King Yao's Weighing the Odds in Sports Betting is one of the better books to come out about sports gambling in the last five years. Why? Read more to find out.
Most sports gamblers don't make their own picks, but instead follow the picks of others and often lose even if following good handicappers. Find out why.
One of the baseball bets that is gaining popularity is the first-inning wager. Learn about first-inning bets here.
A look at the book Football Betting Bible by Stephen Ward.
A look at updating power ratings.
: In the sports gambling world, "over/under" is a bet that is won or lost depending upon the combined
The Greek Sportsbook consistently receives high marks from sports gamblers. Find out why here.
A look at Week No. 2 of the 2014 college football season from a betting perspective.
Edward Golden's Right Angle Sports is one of the longest-running sports services on the Internet, having been online since 1996. Find out more about this well-respected sports service here.
A look at all the different football handicapping contests held in Nevada and how you can enter from anywhere in the world.
A simple to use college football betting system that has hit 57%+ over the past 10 seasons.
A look at the opening week of the 2014 NFL season from a betting perspective.
Some tips to remember about betting baseball in September.
A look at different ways to create pools for the Super Bowl
: In the sports gambling world, "parlay card" means a bet on two or more teams (or totals) where all
A look at betting mixed martial arts.
A look at team win totals for the 2014 Major League Baseball season.
Jim Barnes was one of the leading pioneers of the sports handicapping industry. Find out more about this handicapping legend here.
A look at how road favorites coming off byes do against the spread in the NFL.
: In the sports gambling world, "odds" refer to the various point spreads or money lines on any given
With the regular season winding down in the NHL and the NBA bettors will be faced with games where particular teams must win to make the playoffs or clinch a higher seed. Sometimes they are good bets, sometimes not.
Sports betting involves plenty of statistics, but many serious sports gamblers like to use medians. Learn why sports bettors use medians and how you can too.
There's nothing like a little office pool to add excitement to the World Series. Here are instructions to show you how to create your own box (square) pool. Page 3.
: In sports gambling circles a nickel is equal to $500. : Eddie had $2,000 to wager on the day's games,
The Monday Night Football home underdog systems is one of the oldest systems still being used by a number of football bettors. Learn all about it here.
: In sports gambling, a "middle" is placing wagers on opposite teams with advantageous point spreads.
Stanford Wong's Sharp Sports Betting is a solid book for those interested in football betting. A bit technical at times, Wong has some solid ideas for football gamblers
: In the sports gambling world, "straight up" refers to the winner of a game without regard to the point
A look at the first round of the 2013-14 NBA playoffs from a betting perspective.
A way to make your own 1-run line for baseball betting purposes.
Hockey bettors aren't restricted to solely betting on the National Hockey League. Learn how to bet on European hockey games and how betting differs from the NHL.
: In the sports gambling world, "handle" means the total amount of money wagered on an event. Most often
A look at how teams ranked in the top 10 do against the point spread when they are underdogs.
A look at Footballbet.net's Pro Football Forecast Betting Handicapping Software Engine from a sports betting perspective.
: In the sports gambling world, "off the board" refers to a game that no wagers are being accepted on.
Review of Scores and Odds Website.
A look at some of the pioneers of the sports betting scene.
A simplified version of the NBA Deviation System for basketball totals.
A look at the growing, and sometimes offbeat, world of proposition wagers.
A look at the 2013 inductees into our fictitious Sports Betting Hall of Fame.
A look at the UNLV Lied Library Special Collections section on sports betting books and material.
Gamblers are some of the most superstitious people you'll ever meet. Including sports gamblers. Here is a quick look at some of the oddities that sports bettors have.
A quick and easy NBA basketball totals betting system that has been around for years.
A look at how variables will adjust power rating predictions.