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.
Baseball betting- learn the basics of gambling on baseball.
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
Understanding point spreads for beginning bettors. If you're new to sports gambling, this will help you understand all about point spreads.
A look at the odds for the first week of the 2014 college football season.
Parlays are the most popular of the exotic sports bets. Learn if they are good bets for sports gamblers or not.
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.
Many bettors would like to know if online sports betting is legal. Find out the story here.
Learn how professional sports gamblers manage their money. Includes a description of the Kelly Criterion and suggests a viable alternative.
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.
If you're new to the world of basketball betting, this article will give you a solid background of the basics.
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.
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.
Many people find betting on totals (overs/unders) easier than trying to pick a winner of a contest. Learn all about total wagers here.
Teasers are a common form of sports gambling wagers on football and basketball. Learn what they are and how to wager on them here.
A look at the college football win totals for the 2014 season.
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.
A look at a new use of the Pythagorean Formula in relation to baseball betting.
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.
A baseball betting system that is profitable and easy to use.
A look at why any system or trend hitting 55 percent is much better than one might think.
Details on getting free WNBA picks from Edward Golden of Right Angle Sports for the 2011 season.
Betting on boxing adds a little excitement to any fight. Learn how to gamble on boxing here.
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 look at a math-based model for predicting NHL games.
It isn't always easy to balance a home life with sports gambling. This article will help you achieve a healthy balance.
Free daily sports betting selections.
If you're new to the world of football betting, this article will give you a solid background of the basics.
An explanation of the term "fade" when used in sports betting.
Ever wonder how to bet on the NHL? Look no further than here.
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.
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.
A look at parlay cards ans why they should be avoided at all costs.
A look at the sports betting practice of hedging and/or scalping sports bets.
A look at the sports handicapping service Sports-Picker.com.
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.
There are hundreds of online sportsbooks. Learn how to find the best online and offshore sportsbooks here.
Longtime baseball gamblers will tell you that betting on underdogs is the way to go. Here is the reason why.
A look at the CNBC show Money Talks.
All sports bettors will have the eventual losing streak. Learn how successful sports gamblers deal with them here.
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.
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.
Betting on the WNBA is a growing pastime, as gamblers are taking advantage of the small league as a profitable venture.
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.
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.
The Spread Website offers plenty of solid information for sports bettors, including tips to help bettors go against public opinion.
A look at using the Pythagorean Formula to predict a team's chances of covering the spread in basketball.
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.
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 quick look at why listing pitchers is so important to baseball bettors.
Review of Intertops Online Sportsbook and Casino
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 the book Football Betting Bible by Stephen Ward.
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.
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.
Value is a word long-time sports gamblers often use. Find out what they really mean in this article.
A look at some of the most popular football betting newsletters around. Page 2.
One of the baseball bets that is gaining popularity is the first-inning wager. Learn about first-inning bets here.
Handicapping college football games is done differently than handicapping football games. Find out why here.
A quick look at how to bet on horse racing for the novice bettor.
Many bettors, especially sports bettors, don't attack when they have the biggest advantage.
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.
: In the sports gambling world, the "money line" is used for betting on the winner of a contest where
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.
: In sports betting "juice" is the commission paid to bookmakers on losing bets for the privilege of
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 how to get the best number when betting baseball totals.
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.
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.
: In the sports gambling world, "push" refers to a tied wager, where the player neither wins their wager
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.
A look at the three different aspects of handicapping football from a betting perspective.
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.
A simplified version of the NBA Deviation System for basketball totals.
: In the sports gambling world, "ATS" means against the spread, generally referring to how a team fared
When betting baseball, there are certain situations sports gamblers tend to look for. Learn about baseball betting systems involving revenge here.
Sports bettors need a kindred spirit just like anyone else. Find out about camaraderie for sports gamblers.
A look at some of the most popular football betting newsletters around.
A look at the new TopBet Sportsbook and Casino.
A look at how the Pythagorean Theorem can be used to predict season win totals for all sports.
A simple to use college football betting system that has hit 57%+ over the past 10 seasons.
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.
A look at the new 2013 Stat Attack Major League Baseball and Diamond Edge handicapping programs.
There are many different types of NCAA Basketball Tournament Pools than just filling out brackets. Here are some other popular types of March Madness office pools.
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 look at Footballbet.net's Pro Football Forecast Betting Handicapping Software Engine from a sports betting perspective.
Some basics about betting the NBA
: In the world of sports betting, a dime equals $1,000. : Leroy was a high roller, so it wasn't unusual
A look at reverse line movements in baseball for sports bettors.
Sportsbooks don't accept correlated parlays, but there are instances where bettors can virtually find their own and increase their profits.
While it's always tempting to bet the large favorites in baseball, it isn't necessarily a good idea. This article tells why.
A way to make your own 1-run line for baseball betting purposes.
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.
Certain sportsbooks are known to have sharper lines than others. Learn how you can use that to your advantage here.
Point spreads for week No. 1 of the 2014 NFL season have been released.
A look at the odds to win the 2014 NFL division races.
: In the sports gambling world, "point spread" refers a handicap that is placed on the superior team
An explanation of the term "chalk" when used in sports betting.
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.
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.
A look at the growing, and sometimes offbeat, world of proposition wagers.
A look at all the different football handicapping contests held in Nevada and how you can enter from anywhere in the world.
A quick look at creditwagering.com sportsbook and a bit about the operation.
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.
A look at the 2014 Diamond Edge software from Stat Attack Sports.
The Greek Sportsbook consistently receives high marks from sports gamblers. Find out why here.
A look at some of the pioneers of the sports betting scene.
: In the sports gambling world, "syndicate" refers to a collection of gamblers who pool all of their
Review of Bet Jamaica Sportsbook
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.
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.
A look at team win totals for the 2014 Major League Baseball season.
: In the sports gambling world, "over/under" is a bet that is won or lost depending upon the combined
A look at different ways to create pools for the Super Bowl
A look at how the concept of regression to the mean can be applied to the sports betting scene.
There has been a great deal of attention paid to umpires and their effect on over/under wagers by sports gamblers. Is that attention warranted? Read here to find out.
Using computer programs to handicap sports is becoming more common. There are some good aspects, and some bad, when using handicapping software to determine your wagers. We'll look at some of those here.
Review of Jerry L. Patterson and John D. Painter's Sports Betting: A Winner's Handbook
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A mathematical method for handicapping college football games.
A look at how teams ranked in the top 10 do against the point spread when they are underdogs.
A look at how ranked college football teams have done in recent years against the point spread when made an underdog.
A look at the concept of the Pinnacle Lean in sports betting.
A quick and easy NBA basketball totals betting system that has been around for years.
A review of the online sportsbook Bookmaker.eu.
Handicapping the NFL takes a different approach than handicapping college football or any other professional sport. Find out why here.
: In the sports gambling world, "prop bets" refers to wagers that have nothing to do with who wins or
Over the course of the baseball season pitchers will have peaks and valleys, making it tough for sports gamblers. Here is an old method used by bettors to predict when those reversals may take place.
Line moves in hockey betting are more noteworthy than they are in other sports, for the sheer reason that fewer people gamble on hockey. Learn how to use line moves to your benefit.
A quick college football betting system that has performed well over the years regarding teams coming off a bye week.
A look at the history of sports betting.
Jim Barnes was one of the leading pioneers of the sports handicapping industry. Find out more about this handicapping legend here.
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.
A look at the win totals released by the LVH in Las Vegas for the 2014 NFL season.
A baseball betting system predicated on teams that score six or more runs in its previous game.
A look at Bet Tracker, a betting tool that allows users to view and track bets, odds and calculate probabilities from through the Internet or mobile device.
: A parlay is a combination of two or more wagers that a bettor links together and all of them must win
A quick look at which forms of gambling can be beat and which can't.
A look at how college football's unranked favorites have done when facing a ranked team.
The old adage of baseball being 90-percent pitching isn't really true. Hitting is just as important as we'll show here.
A look at our experience in the Fremont District.
A look at the site www.todaysodds.com
A look at Super Bowl 45 using various statistical betting systems.
: In the sports gambling world, "square" refers to an naive bettor, who will typically lose money over
A look at how various pro football coaches have done against the pointspread in preseason games.
A look at using Expected ERA for baseball betting purposes.
A look at why most bettors should stay away from the well-known sports services.
A look at betting college totals for the first half.
A look at Marc Lawrence's 2013 Playbook preview.
A look at the concept of futures bets and house take.