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Sports Gambling: Most Popular Articles

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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.
A Beginner's Guide to Betting on Baseball
Baseball betting- learn the basics of gambling on baseball.
Options for Betting on NHL Hockey Games
Ever wonder how to bet on the NHL? Look no further than here.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
College Football Bye Weeks
A quick college football betting system that has performed well over the years regarding teams coming off a bye week.
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.
Parlay Cards
A look at parlay cards ans why they should be avoided at all costs.
Five Tips to Betting the NBA
Some basics about betting the NBA
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.
How to Choose an Online Sportsbook
There are hundreds of online sportsbooks. Learn how to find the best online and offshore sportsbooks here.
Mathematical Based NHL Predictions
A look at a math-based model for predicting NHL games.
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. Page 3.
2014 College Football Report Week 9
A look at Week 9 of the 2014 college football season from a betting perspective.
2014 NFL Week 8 Betting Report
A look at Week 8 of the 2014 NFL season from a betting perspective.
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
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.
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.
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.
The Magic of 55 Percent Winners
A look at why any system or trend hitting 55 percent is much better than one might think.
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.
Finding Correlated Parlays
Sportsbooks don't accept correlated parlays, but there are instances where bettors can virtually find their own and increase their profits.
Fade
: In the sports gambling world, "fade" means to wager against a particular person. : Because Jon lost
Pythagorean Formula and Basketball Betting
A look at using the Pythagorean Formula to predict a team's chances of covering the spread in basketball.
Baseball Betting - Examining Starting Pitchers
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.
Allen Moody Free Sports Betting Plays
Free daily sports betting selections.
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.
NBA Deviation for Totals
A simplified version of the NBA Deviation System for basketball totals.
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.
Juice
: In sports betting "juice" is the commission paid to bookmakers on losing bets for the privilege of
Basketball Betting - NBA Totals Betting System
A quick and easy NBA basketball totals betting system that has been around for years.
Learn the Basics of Betting on Boxing
Betting on boxing adds a little excitement to any fight. Learn how to gamble on boxing here.
Finding an Edge in Sports Betting
Many bettors, especially sports bettors, don't attack when they have the biggest advantage.
ATS
: In the sports gambling world, "ATS" means against the spread, generally referring to how a team fared
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.
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.
Knowing If, How and When to Hedge or Scalp Your...
A look at the sports betting practice of hedging and/or scalping sports bets.
Fun Ways to Bet the World Series
A look at some fun ways for office workers and friends to have some wagering excitement on the World Series
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.
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.
Point Spread
: In the sports gambling world, "point spread" refers a handicap that is placed on the superior team
History of Sports Betting
A look at the history of sports betting.
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.
Dime
: In the world of sports betting, a dime equals $1,000. : Leroy was a high roller, so it wasn't unusual
Sticking to Winnable Games
A quick look at which forms of gambling can be beat and which can't.
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.
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?
Betting NHL Totals
Some insight into betting NHL totals.
Betting the NBA Preseason
A look at the NBA preseason games from a betting perspective.
The Three Handicapping Techniques of Football
A look at the three different aspects of handicapping football from a betting perspective.
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.
Dealing With Sports Betting Losing Streaks
All sports bettors will have the eventual losing streak. Learn how successful sports gamblers deal with them here.
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.
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.
Football Betting Bible Review
A look at the book Football Betting Bible by Stephen Ward.
Push
: In the sports gambling world, "push" refers to a tied wager, where the player neither wins their wager
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.
Baseball Betting - Baseball Favorite Betting...
A baseball betting system that is profitable and easy to use.
Football Newsletters
A look at some of the most popular football betting newsletters around. Page 2.
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.
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.
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.
How to Bet on Horse Racing
A quick look at how to bet on horse racing for the novice bettor.
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.
Baseball Divisional Underdog Method
A look at a method for betting divisional underdogs in baseball.
2014 NFL Division Odds
A look at the odds to win the 2014 NFL division races.
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.
Hook
: In the sports gambling world, "hook" means a half-point, so that "three and a hook" would be the same
Football Betting Newsletters
A look at some of the most popular football betting newsletters around.
The Advantage of Betting Hockey Totals
A look at why hockey totals may be one of the best betting opportunities around.
NFL Road Team Betting
A system NFL betting system that will put you on more winners than losers.
Review of Intertops Online Sportsbook and Casino
Review of Intertops Online Sportsbook and Casino
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.
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.
Pythagorean Theorem and Season Wins
A look at how the Pythagorean Theorem can be used to predict season win totals for all sports.
The Importance of Listing Pitchers For Betting...
A quick look at why listing pitchers is so important to baseball bettors.
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.
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.
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.
College Football Home Field Advantage
A look at college football home field advantage from a betting standpoint.
Straight Up
: In the sports gambling world, "straight up" refers to the winner of a game without regard to the point
Handle
: In the sports gambling world, "handle" means the total amount of money wagered on an event. Most often
A Look at TopBet Sportsbook
A look at the new TopBet Sportsbook and Casino.
Betting College Football Underdogs
A look at how ranked college football teams have done in recent years against the point spread when made an underdog.
Super Bowl Office Pool Ideas
A look at different ways to create pools for the Super Bowl
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.
If Bet
: In the sports gambling world, "if bet" means a wager that is placed only if a certain outcome of a
Parlay
: A parlay is a combination of two or more wagers that a bettor links together and all of them must win
Sports Picker's NHL Sharps Program
A look at the NHL Sharps Program available from www.sports-picker.com.
NCAA Basketball Unranked Favorites Revisited
A look at the college basketball system that says to take unranked favorites over ranked teams.
Reverse
: In the sports gambling world, "reverse" refers to two seperate if bets using the same two teams. A
2014 College Football Report Week 8
A look at the eighth week of the college football season from a betting perspective.
Sharp
: In sports gambling, the term "sharp" refers to an intelligent sports bettor. : Because he spent many
CNBC Should be Ashamed of Money Talks
A look at the CNBC show Money Talks.
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.
Over/Under
: In the sports gambling world, "over/under" is a bet that is won or lost depending upon the combined
NFL Cross Country Games
A look at when NFL Western Conference teams play in the East.
Hedging Playoff Series Bets
A look at the concept of hedging playoff series wagers.
The Greek Sportsbook Review
The Greek Sportsbook consistently receives high marks from sports gamblers. Find out why here.
Baseball's Beaten Favorites
Here is a longtime baseball system that has paid off handsomely in the past.
Using Power Sweep Newsletter
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.
Laying
: In the sports gambling world, "laying" refers to wagering on a favorite and thereby laying (giving)
Finding Value in Sports Betting
Value is a word long-time sports gamblers often use. Find out what they really mean in this article.
Odds
: In the sports gambling world, "odds" refer to the various point spreads or money lines on any given
Middle
: In sports gambling, a "middle" is placing wagers on opposite teams with advantageous point spreads.
Parlay Card
: In the sports gambling world, "parlay card" means a bet on two or more teams (or totals) where all
Pythagorean Formula and Baseball Betting
A look at a new use of the Pythagorean Formula in relation to baseball betting.
Tips on Winning Your March Madness Pool
Tips on increasing your odds of winning your March Madness bracket pool.
2014 Week 1 College Football Odds
A look at the odds for the first week of the 2014 college football season.
Off the Board
: In the sports gambling world, "off the board" refers to a game that no wagers are being accepted on.
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.
College Football Time of Possession Betting...
A simple to use college football betting system that has hit 57%+ over the past 10 seasons.
Free Sports Insights Bet Labs Software
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
The Wacky World of Proposition Betting
A look at the growing, and sometimes offbeat, world of proposition wagers.
2014 Football Contest Proxys
A look at all the different football handicapping contests held in Nevada and how you can enter from anywhere in the world.
NBA High Totals
A look at some trends when dealing with high totals in the NBA.
Betting TV Games
A look at betting on televised football and basketball games and a strategy to help minimize your losses.
Handicapping NFL Football
Handicapping the NFL takes a different approach than handicapping college football or any other professional sport. Find out why here.
Sports Betting - The Fallacy of the Numbers Game
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Betting College Basketball First Half Totals
A look at betting college totals for the first half.
Buying Half Points in the NFL
A look at buying half points in the NFL
Bet Better on College Basketball By Using the...
A solid college basketball betting system that's fairly simple to use with widely available statistics.
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.
Sports Betting Hall of Fame
A look at some of the pioneers of the sports betting scene.
Prop Bets
: In the sports gambling world, "prop bets" refers to wagers that have nothing to do with who wins or
Review of Sharp Sports Betting
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
2014 Major League Baseball Win Totals
A look at team win totals for the 2014 Major League Baseball season.
Total
: In the sports gambling world, "total" is a betting opportunity that is won or lost depending upon the
NBA Back-to-Back System
A simple NBA system for teams playing in the second of back-to-back games.
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.
Square
: In the sports gambling world, "square" refers to an naive bettor, who will typically lose money over
Stat Attack Pro Football
A look at the Stat Attack handicapping program for the NFL.
2014 NFL Week 7 Betting Report
A look at week No. 7 of the 2014 NFL season from a betting perspective.
Betting the First Five Innings
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.
Oddsmaker
: In the sports gambling world, "oddsmaker" is a person who creates odds on sporting events, but does
Betting Must-Win Games
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.
College Football Handicapping with AOPR
A mathematical method for handicapping college football games.
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