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Dodgers -130? Sports Betting Money Lines,...
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.
Sports Betting 101: How Do Points Spreads Work?
Understanding point spreads for beginning bettors. If you're new to sports gambling, this will help you understand all about point spreads.
Sports Gambling: How to Bet Parlays
Parlays are the most popular of the exotic sports bets. Learn if they are good bets for sports gamblers or not.
5 Reasons Why Most Sports Gamblers Lose
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
Options for Betting on NHL Hockey Games
Ever wonder how to bet on the NHL? Look no further than here.
How to Bet Teasers in Football and Basketball
Teasers are a common form of sports gambling wagers on football and basketball. Learn what they are and how to wager on them here.
How to Bet Basketball: The Basics
If you're new to the world of basketball betting, this article will give you a solid background of the basics.
Sports Betting Basics
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.
Why You Should Understand Totals if You're...
Many people find betting on totals (overs/unders) easier than trying to pick a winner of a contest. Learn all about total wagers here.
Is Online Sports Betting Legal?
Many bettors would like to know if online sports betting is legal. Find out the story here.
Your Quick Guide to Betting on Soccer
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.
Will This NBA Betting System Win You Big Bucks?
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.
What Is the Point Spread in Sports Gambling?
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.
How to Bet Football
If you're new to the world of football betting, this article will give you a solid background of the basics.
Creating a Super Bowl Box Pool
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.
Five Tips to Betting the NBA
Some basics about betting the NBA
Dealing With Local Bookies
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.
Mathematical Based NHL Predictions
A look at a math-based model for predicting NHL games.
Getting Started in Sports 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.
Learn the Basics of Betting on Boxing
Betting on boxing adds a little excitement to any fight. Learn how to gamble on boxing here.
Sports Betting - Money Management for Sports...
Learn how professional sports gamblers manage their money. Includes a description of the Kelly Criterion and suggests a viable alternative.
First Look 2014 Bowl Games
A look at the 2014 college football bowl games through Dec. 29.
Betting on Johnny Manziel
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
The Magic of 55 Percent Winners
A look at why any system or trend hitting 55 percent is much better than one might think.
Allen Moody Free Sports Betting Plays
Free daily sports betting selections.
Parlay Cards
A look at parlay cards ans why they should be avoided at all costs.
Pythagorean Formula and Basketball Betting
A look at using the Pythagorean Formula to predict a team's chances of covering the spread in basketball.
How to Choose an Online Sportsbook
There are hundreds of online sportsbooks. Learn how to find the best online and offshore sportsbooks here.
Are NBA Basketball Games Really Fixed?
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.
Football Betting - Betting on College Bowl Games
Betting on college bowl games is an extremely popular form of sports gambling. Learn how to handicap the college bowl games to increase your chances of winning money.
ATS
: In the sports gambling world, "ATS" means against the spread, generally referring to how a team fared
A Beginner's Guide to Betting on Baseball
Baseball betting- learn the basics of gambling on baseball.
Christmas Presents for Sports Bettors
Christmas present ideas for sports bettors.
Football Betting Bible Review
A look at the book Football Betting Bible by Stephen Ward.
Bet Better on College Basketball By Using the...
A solid college basketball betting system that's fairly simple to use with widely available statistics.
Finding an Edge in Sports Betting
Many bettors, especially sports bettors, don't attack when they have the biggest advantage.
Keeping Sports Betting in Perspective
It isn't always easy to balance a home life with sports gambling. This article will help you achieve a healthy balance.
History of Sports Betting
A look at the history of sports betting.
Sports Picker's NHL Sharps Program
A look at the NHL Sharps Program available from www.sports-picker.com.
Basketball Betting - NBA Totals Betting System
A quick and easy NBA basketball totals betting system that has been around for years.
Money Line
: In the sports gambling world, the "money line" is used for betting on the winner of a contest where
Sports Betting - Buying Half Points
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.
Finding Correlated Parlays
Sportsbooks don't accept correlated parlays, but there are instances where bettors can virtually find their own and increase their profits.
Hockey Betting - How to Bet on European Hockey
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.
Push
: In the sports gambling world, "push" refers to a tied wager, where the player neither wins their wager
Fade
: In the sports gambling world, "fade" means to wager against a particular person. : Because Jon lost
NFL Point Differential Betting System
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 Myth of the Monday Night Home Underdog
Betting the home underdog on Monday Night Football is one of the oldest sports betting systems around. How has it fared in recent years?
Sports Betting Rules
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.
Reverse Line Moves
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.
Point Spread
: In the sports gambling world, "point spread" refers a handicap that is placed on the superior team
Yards Per Point Football Betting Systems
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.
Sports Betting - College Bowl Game Office Pools
Not everybody waits until the Final Four to have office pools surrounding college sports. The college football bowl game schedule offers several good pool opportunities.
NBA Deviation for Totals
A simplified version of the NBA Deviation System for basketball totals.
College Basketball Betting System
For a college basketball betting system that has been used by sports gamblers for years, continue here.
Betting the Underdogs in Bowl Games
Betting the larger underdogs in the college football games has been profitable over the past seasons.
Juice
: In sports betting "juice" is the commission paid to bookmakers on losing bets for the privilege of
CNBC Should be Ashamed of Money Talks
A look at the CNBC show Money Talks.
NFL Betting Report Week 15
A look at Week No. 15 of the NFL season from a betting perspective.
Buying Sports Gambling Systems
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.
Dime
: In the world of sports betting, a dime equals $1,000. : Leroy was a high roller, so it wasn't unusual
Hockey Betting - Line Moves in the NHL
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.
College Football Bowl Game Trends
A look at some trends for the 2010-11 college football bowl season.
Review of SportsInsights.com Website
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.
2014 NFL Betting Report Week 14
A look at Week 14 of the NFL season from a betting perspective.
The Three Handicapping Techniques of Football
A look at the three different aspects of handicapping football from a betting perspective.
Stat Attack Basketball 2014-15
A look at the 2014-15 Stat Attack basketball programs
Football Betting With Yards Per Point
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.
Dealing With Sports Betting Losing Streaks
All sports bettors will have the eventual losing streak. Learn how successful sports gamblers deal with them here.
Super Bowl Office Pool Ideas
A look at different ways to create pools for the Super Bowl
Betting NHL Totals
Some insight into betting NHL totals.
Knowing If, How and When to Hedge or Scalp Your...
A look at the sports betting practice of hedging and/or scalping sports bets.
Sports Gambling - Winning Percentage vs. Units...
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.
Review of TheSpread.com Website
The Spread Website offers plenty of solid information for sports bettors, including tips to help bettors go against public opinion.
Sports Betting - How to Create Your Own Power...
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.
Review of Intertops Online Sportsbook and Casino
Review of Intertops Online Sportsbook and Casino
Betting College Basketball Totals
Betting college basketball totals is gaining in popularity. Here's an introduction and some things to look for.
New Year's Eve Bowl Games
A look at the New Year's Eve college bowl games from a betting perspective.
Basketball Betting - Line Moves in NCAA...
When betting on basketball, sports gamblers should be aware of line moves, especially in college basketball. Learn all about those line moves here.
Sports Betting Book Buyers Beware
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.
Hockey Betting - Hockey's High-Priced Losers
When big favorites lose in the NHL, they're not always good bets in their next game. Learn when teams are good bets to bounce back and when they're not here.
Betting College Basketball First Half Totals
A look at betting college totals for the first half.
Football Betting - Monday Night Football Home...
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.
NBA Back-to-Back System
A simple NBA system for teams playing in the second of back-to-back games.
More on NBA Back-to-Back Games
A second system regarding NBA back-to-back games.
First Look 2014 College Football Bowl Games...
A look at the college football bowl games played from December 30, 2014, through Jan. 4, 2015, from a betting perspective.
Baseball Betting - Baseball Favorite Betting...
A baseball betting system that is profitable and easy to use.
Betting NFL Totals
Betting totals (over/unders) in the NFL may be easier than trying to predict the point spread winner. Learn more about NFL totals here.
The Advantage of Betting Hockey Totals
A look at why hockey totals may be one of the best betting opportunities around.
NCAA Basketball Unranked Favorites Revisited
A look at the college basketball system that says to take unranked favorites over ranked teams.
Finding Value in Sports Betting
Value is a word long-time sports gamblers often use. Find out what they really mean in this article.
NCAA Football Week 15 Betting Report
A look at the 15th week of the college football season from a betting perspective.
Review of Weighing the Odds in Sports Betting
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.
2014 NFL Division Odds
A look at the odds to win the 2014 NFL division races.
How to Bet on Horse Racing
A quick look at how to bet on horse racing for the novice bettor.
AOPR
: In the sports gambling world, "AOPR" is a handicapping term that stands for average opponent power
Pythagorean Theorem and Season Wins
A look at how the Pythagorean Theorem can be used to predict season win totals for all sports.
Football Newsletters
A look at some of the most popular football betting newsletters around. Page 2.
Basketball Betting - NBA Totals Home-Away Primer
Many bettors fail to take seperate home and away performances into consideration when betting NBA basketball totals. This is a quick guide to get you headed in the right direction.
The Concept of Back-Testing
A look at the concept of back-testing sports betting systems.
How Various Conferences Perform in Bowl Games
A look at how teams from particular conferences have done against the point spread in college football bowl games.
NBA High Totals
A look at some trends when dealing with high totals in the NBA.
Handle
: In the sports gambling world, "handle" means the total amount of money wagered on an event. Most often
Was Tim Donaghy the First Official to Fix Games?
The NBA has gone to great lengths to prove that Tim Donaghy was a lone renegade official. One famous sports bettor disagrees. Read more here.
Straight Up
: In the sports gambling world, "straight up" refers to the winner of a game without regard to the point
Review of Sport's Betting: A Winner's Handbook...
Review of Jerry L. Patterson and John D. Painter's Sports Betting: A Winner's Handbook
Right Angle Sports
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.
Square
: In the sports gambling world, "square" refers to an naive bettor, who will typically lose money over
Sports Betting - Inside the Sports Service...
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.
A Look at TopBet Sportsbook
A look at the new TopBet Sportsbook and Casino.
Pro Football Forecast Betting Handicapping...
A look at Footballbet.net's Pro Football Forecast Betting Handicapping Software Engine from a sports betting perspective.
Tracking the Sportsbooks
Certain sportsbooks are known to have sharper lines than others. Learn how you can use that to your advantage here.
2014 NFL Betting Report Week 13
A look at Week 13 of the NFL season from a betting perspective.
Sharp
: In sports gambling, the term "sharp" refers to an intelligent sports bettor. : Because he spent many
Parlay Card
: In the sports gambling world, "parlay card" means a bet on two or more teams (or totals) where all
Football Betting Newsletters
A look at some of the most popular football betting newsletters around.
Make Sure You Know the Weather Before Betting...
A look at weather conditions affect NFL betting.
Betting the Underdogs in Baseball
Longtime baseball gamblers will tell you that betting on underdogs is the way to go. Here is the reason why.
Prop Bets
: In the sports gambling world, "prop bets" refers to wagers that have nothing to do with who wins or
College Football Handicapping with AOPR
A mathematical method for handicapping college football games.
Regression to the Mean in Sports Betting
A look at how the concept of regression to the mean can be applied to the sports betting scene.
Handicapping College Football
Handicapping college football games is done differently than handicapping football games. Find out why here.
The Ultimate NFL Betting System
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.
NASCAR Betting - How to Bet on NASCAR
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.
Odds
: In the sports gambling world, "odds" refer to the various point spreads or money lines on any given
Predicting Line Moves in Football
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.
Using Medians in Sports Handicapping
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.
NFL Teams After Monday Night
A look at how NFL teams perform the following week after playing on Monday night.
Differential From League Median
A look at the concept of Differential From League Average as it applies to sports handicapping.
Gambler's Anonymous
Gambling addition is a problem for many people. If gambling becomes a disruptive force in your life, it's time to seek help.
Bookie
: In the sports gambling world, "bookie" refers to a person who accepts wagers on sporting events. Bookie
Sports Bettors Need Friends Too
Sports bettors need a kindred spirit just like anyone else. Find out about camaraderie for sports gamblers.
Over/Under
: In the sports gambling world, "over/under" is a bet that is won or lost depending upon the combined
Sports Betting Hall of Fame
A look at some of the pioneers of the sports betting scene.
Sports Betting - The Fallacy of the Numbers Game
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Sports Betting and Superstitions
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.
Bet Limit
: In the sports gambling world, "bet limit" means the amount of money a bookmaker will accept on a particular
Review of the Gold Sheet Website
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.
Jim Barnes
Jim Barnes was one of the leading pioneers of the sports handicapping industry. Find out more about this handicapping legend here.
System Players Can't Be Choosy
A look at why system players should stick to their systems and not pick and choose.
Betting Baseball Parlays
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.
The Wacky World of Proposition Betting
A look at the growing, and sometimes offbeat, world of proposition wagers.
Variables and Power Ratings
A look at how variables will adjust power rating predictions.
Creating a World Series Box Pool
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.
Hook
: In the sports gambling world, "hook" means a half-point, so that "three and a hook" would be the same
Syndicate
: In the sports gambling world, "syndicate" refers to a collection of gamblers who pool all of their
Betting the WNBA
Betting on the WNBA is a growing pastime, as gamblers are taking advantage of the small league as a profitable venture.
Golf Betting - How to Bet on Golf
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.
College Basketball and Public Betting
A look at how the public does when betting 6-point favorites or larger in college basketball.
The NBA Zig-Zag Theory
For many years, the so-called Zig-Zag Theory was the staple of betting the NBA playoffs, but how has it done recently? Find out the story.
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