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2014 Week 1 College Football Odds
A look at the odds for the first week of the 2014 college football season.
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
A Beginner's Guide to Betting on Baseball
Baseball betting- learn the basics of gambling on baseball.
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 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.
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.
2014 College Football Win Totals
A look at the college football win totals for the 2014 season.
Parlay Cards
A look at parlay cards ans why they should be avoided at all costs.
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.
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.
2014 NFL Division Odds
A look at the odds to win the 2014 NFL division races.
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.
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.
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 Basketball: The Basics
If you're new to the world of basketball betting, this article will give you a solid background of the basics.
Football Newsletters
A look at some of the most popular football betting newsletters around. Page 2.
Allen Moody Free Sports Betting Plays
Free daily sports betting selections.
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.
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.
The Magic of 55 Percent Winners
A look at why any system or trend hitting 55 percent is much better than one might think.
Handicapping College Football
Handicapping college football games is done differently than handicapping football games. Find out why here.
How to Choose an Online Sportsbook
There are hundreds of online sportsbooks. Learn how to find the best online and offshore sportsbooks here.
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.
Options for Betting on NHL Hockey Games
Ever wonder how to bet on the NHL? Look no further than here.
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 Correlated Parlays
Sportsbooks don't accept correlated parlays, but there are instances where bettors can virtually find their own and increase their profits.
A Look at TopBet Sportsbook
A look at the new TopBet Sportsbook and Casino.
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.
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.
Credit Wagering Sportsbook
A quick look at creditwagering.com sportsbook and a bit about the operation.
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.
Week 1 NFL Lines Out
Point spreads for week No. 1 of the 2014 NFL season have been released.
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.
Golden Nugget's NCAA Football Games of the Year
A look at the 2014 Golden Nugget College Football Games of the Year.
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.
Football Betting Newsletters
A look at some of the most popular football betting newsletters around.
Point Spread
: In the sports gambling world, "point spread" refers a handicap that is placed on the superior team
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.
Baseball Betting - Baseball Favorite Betting...
A baseball betting system that is profitable and easy to use.
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.
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.
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.
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.
College Football Bye Weeks
A quick college football betting system that has performed well over the years regarding teams coming off a bye week.
Money Line
: In the sports gambling world, the "money line" is used for betting on the winner of a contest where
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.
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.
College Football Handicapping with AOPR
A mathematical method for handicapping college football games.
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.
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.
Push
: In the sports gambling world, "push" refers to a tied wager, where the player neither wins their wager
Finding an Edge in Sports Betting
Many bettors, especially sports bettors, don't attack when they have the biggest advantage.
College Football Report Week 1
A look at the opening week of the 2014 college football season from a betting perspective.
Fade
An explanation of the term "fade" when used in sports betting.
Dime
: In the world of sports betting, a dime equals $1,000. : Leroy was a high roller, so it wasn't unusual
Review of Intertops Online Sportsbook and Casino
Review of Intertops Online Sportsbook and Casino
Dealing With Sports Betting Losing Streaks
All sports bettors will have the eventual losing streak. Learn how successful sports gamblers deal with them 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.
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.
College Footall's Top 10 Underdogs
A look at how teams ranked in the top 10 do against the point spread when they are underdogs.
College Basketball and Public Betting
A look at how the public does when betting 6-point favorites or larger in college basketball.
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.
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.
Juice
: In sports betting "juice" is the commission paid to bookmakers on losing bets for the privilege of
Pythagorean Formula and Basketball Betting
A look at using the Pythagorean Formula to predict a team's chances of covering the spread in basketball.
CNBC Should be Ashamed of Money Talks
A look at the CNBC show Money Talks.
Pythagorean Formula and Baseball Betting
A look at a new use of the Pythagorean Formula in relation to baseball betting.
Odds to Win the 2014-15 College Football...
A look at the odds to win the 2014-15 College Football Championship.
First Inning Bets
One of the baseball bets that is gaining popularity is the first-inning wager. Learn about first-inning bets here.
Underdog
: In the sports gambling world, "underdog" means the person, or team, expected to lose an event. : Dog,
Super Bowl Office Pool Ideas
A look at different ways to create pools for the Super Bowl
Knowing If, How and When to Hedge or Scalp Your...
A look at the sports betting practice of hedging and/or scalping sports bets.
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.
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.
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 Three Handicapping Techniques of Football
A look at the three different aspects of handicapping football from a betting perspective.
College Football Time of Possession Betting...
A simple to use college football betting system that has hit 57%+ over the past 10 seasons.
Mathematical Based NHL Predictions
A look at a math-based model for predicting NHL games.
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.
ATS
: In the sports gambling world, "ATS" means against the spread, generally referring to how a team fared
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.
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.
College Football's Unranked Favorites
A look at how college football's unranked favorites have done when facing a ranked team.
Using Forums, Sports Services, and Public...
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.
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.
2014 NFL Preseason Point Spread Breakdown
A look at different point spread situations in preseason football betting.
The Greek Sportsbook Review
The Greek Sportsbook consistently receives high marks from sports gamblers. Find out why here.
Oddsmaker
: In the sports gambling world, "oddsmaker" is a person who creates odds on sporting events, but does
Preseason Week 2 Preview
A look at Week 2 of the 2014 NFL preseason from a betting perspective.
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.
2014 NFL Win Totals
A look at the win totals released by the LVH in Las Vegas for the 2014 NFL season.
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.
Pythagorean Theorem and Season Wins
A look at how the Pythagorean Theorem can be used to predict season win totals for all sports.
NFL Coaches and the Preseason
A look at how various pro football coaches have done against the pointspread in preseason games.
Football Betting Bible Review
A look at the book Football Betting Bible by Stephen Ward.
The Importance of Listing Pitchers For Betting...
A quick look at why listing pitchers is so important to baseball bettors.
Sports Betting - The Fallacy of the Numbers Game
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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.
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.
Golden Nugget NCAA Games of the Year Part II
A look at part II of the Golden Nugget's NCAA Football Games of the Year.
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.
Over/Under
: In the sports gambling world, "over/under" is a bet that is won or lost depending upon the combined
Handicapping NFL Football
Handicapping the NFL takes a different approach than handicapping college football or any other professional sport. Find out why here.
The Decision II Has Futures Markets Moving
A look at the LeBron James Decision II and how it has affected sportsbooks and bettors.
Finding Value in Sports Betting
Value is a word long-time sports gamblers often use. Find out what they really mean in this article.
Stat Attack College Football 2014-15
A look at the 2014-15 line of Stat Attack programs for college football.
Pro Football Forecast Betting Handicapping...
A look at Footballbet.net's Pro Football Forecast Betting Handicapping Software Engine from a sports betting perspective.
2014 NFL Preseason Week 3 Preview
A look at Week No. 3 of the NFL preseason from a betting perspective.
Jim Barnes
Jim Barnes was one of the leading pioneers of the sports handicapping industry. Find out more about this handicapping legend here.
Betting the Right Number For Baseball Totals
A look at how to get the best number when betting baseball totals.
Baseball Betting - Umpires and Their Effect on...
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.
Baseball Betting - Baseball Revenge Systems
When betting baseball, there are certain situations sports gamblers tend to look for. Learn about baseball betting systems involving revenge here.
History of Sports Betting
A look at the history of sports betting.
Common Sense September Baseball Betting
Some tips to remember about betting baseball in September.
Reverse Line Moves in Baseball
A look at reverse line movements in baseball for sports bettors.
How to Bet on Horse Racing
A quick look at how to bet on horse racing for the novice bettor.
Betting Early Season College Football
Betting college football early in the season can be to your advantage. Find out why.
Review of Scores and Odds Website
Review of Scores and Odds Website.
Creating a 1-Run Line
A way to make your own 1-run line for baseball betting purposes.
Sports Betting Hall of Fame
A look at some of the pioneers of the sports betting scene.
Sharp
: In sports gambling, the term "sharp" refers to an intelligent sports bettor. : Because he spent many
NFL Preseason Home Underdogs Deciphered
A closer look at how home underdogs have performed in the NFL preseason from a betting perspective, this article is a companion article to NFL Preseason Home Underdogs.
Hot Home Underdogs
A college football betting system based on games played in hot weather.
Low Totals and College Football Underdogs
A college football system based on low totals
Hook
: In the sports gambling world, "hook" means a half-point, so that "three and a hook" would be the same
NFL Coaches in the Preseason
A look at how NFL coaches fare against the spread and in totals in the preseason.
Betting Baseball Day and Night
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.
Chalk
An explanation of the term "chalk" when used in sports betting.
College Football Turnovers and the Point Spread
A college football betting system influenced by turnovers.
Prop Bets
: In the sports gambling world, "prop bets" refers to wagers that have nothing to do with who wins or
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.
Sports Bettors Need Friends Too
Sports bettors need a kindred spirit just like anyone else. Find out about camaraderie for sports gamblers.
Early Season College Football Low Totals
A look at how college football games with low totals have done against the number the pst five years.
If Bet
: In the sports gambling world, "if bet" means a wager that is placed only if a certain outcome of a
TodaysOdds.com
A look at the site www.todaysodds.com
Parlay Card
: In the sports gambling world, "parlay card" means a bet on two or more teams (or totals) where all
2013 Opening College Football Power Ratings
Opening college football power ratings for 2013.
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.
Basketball Betting - NBA Totals Betting System
A quick and easy NBA basketball totals betting system that has been around for years.
Variables and Power Ratings
A look at how variables will adjust power rating predictions.
Sportsbook
: In the sports gambling world, "sportsbook" refers to an establishment that accepts wagers on sporting
Parlay
: A parlay is a combination of two or more wagers that a bettor links together and all of them must win
Five Tips to Betting the NBA
Some basics about betting the NBA
The Pinnacle Lean II: When the Lines Move
A second look at the sports betting concept known as the Pinnacle Lean.
Steam
: In the sports gambling world, "steam" refers to a sudden rush of money all coming in on one team or
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