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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.
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.
Super Bowl Office Pool Ideas
A look at different ways to create pools for the Super Bowl
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.
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.
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.
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
Betting Super Bowl 44
An early look at betting on Super Bowl 44.
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.
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.
Options for Betting on NHL Hockey Games
Ever wonder how to bet on the NHL? Look no further than 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.
Super Bowl Betting - Betting Alternate Point...
Super Bowl betting doesn't have to be with the primary point spread. Sportsbooks allow sports gamblers to use alternate point spreads
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.
Is Online Sports Betting Legal?
Many bettors would like to know if online sports betting is legal. Find out the story here.
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.
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.
Line Moves in NCAA Basketball
When betting on basketball, sports gamblers should be aware of line moves, especially in college basketball. Learn all about those line moves 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.
NCAA Tournament Basketball Box Pool
There's nothing like a little office pool to add excitement to the NCAA Basketball Tournament. Here are instructions to show you how to create your own box (square) pool.
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.
Pythagorean Formula and Basketball Betting
A look at using the Pythagorean Formula to predict a team's chances of covering the spread in basketball.
College Basketball AOPR Betting System
A solid college basketball betting system that's fairly simple to use with widely available statistics.
Money Line
: In the sports gambling world, the "money line" is used for betting on the winner of a contest where
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.
Five Tips to Betting the NBA
Some basics about betting the NBA
How to Choose an Online Sportsbook
There are hundreds of online sportsbooks. Learn how to find the best online and offshore sportsbooks here.
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.
Top Betting Reviews
A look at the website Top Betting Reviews.
Total Super Bowl Betting Experience
Want to know about betting on the Super Bowl? We'll show you all about wagering on the biggest single sporting event here.
Mathematical Based NHL Predictions
A look at a math-based model for predicting NHL games.
Sports Gambling Glossary: Point Spread
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A Beginner's Guide to Betting on Baseball
Baseball betting- learn the basics of gambling on baseball.
Dealing With Sports Betting Losing Streaks
All sports bettors will have the eventual losing streak. Learn how successful sports gamblers deal with them here.
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
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.
The Magic of 55 Percent Winners
A look at why any system or trend hitting 55 percent is much better than one might think.
Understanding Team Totals
A look at the sports betting concept of team totals and how they can best be utilized.
History of Sports Betting
A look at the history of sports betting.
Learn the Basics of Betting on Boxing
Betting on boxing adds a little excitement to any fight. Learn the basics of betting on boxing here.
Betting College Basketball Totals
Betting college basketball totals is gaining in popularity. Here's an introduction and some things to look for.
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.
Betting Super Bowl 50
A look at Super Bowl 50 from a betting perspective.
NBA Back-to-Back System
A simple NBA system for teams playing in the second of back-to-back games.
Sports Gambling Glossary: Fade
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Buying Half Points in Sports Betting
Sports bettors have the opportunity to buy half-points on football and basketball wagers. Is it worth the additional cost?
Sports Betting - The Fallacy of the Numbers Game
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Puppy
: In the sports gambling world, "puppy" is another name for an underdog; the team that is expected to
Juice
: In sports betting "juice" is the commission paid to bookmakers on losing bets for the privilege of
Parlay Cards
A look at parlay cards ans why they should be avoided at all costs.
NBA Deviation Method for Totals
A simplified version of the NBA Deviation System for basketball totals.
Finding Value in Sports Betting
Value is a word long-time sports gamblers often use. Find out what they really mean in this article.
Basketball Betting - NBA Totals Betting System
A quick and easy NBA basketball totals betting system that has been around for years.
Offbeat Super Bowl Proposition Bets
A look at several of the more offbeat Super Bowl 50 proposition bets out there.
Sports Gambling Glossary: Dime
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NCAA Basketball Tournament Pools
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.
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.
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.
Sports Gambling Glossary: Prop Bets
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Are NBA Basketball Games 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.
Creating a 1-Run Line
A way to make your own 1-run line for baseball betting purposes.
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 the Super Bowl 45 Props
A look at the Super Bowl 45 props from veteran professional sports bettor Mark Franco.
Square
: In the sports gambling world, "square" refers to an naive bettor, who will typically lose money over
ATS
: In the sports gambling world, "ATS" means against the spread, generally referring to how a team fared
Betting College Basketball First Half Totals
A look at betting college totals for the first half.
Knowing If, How and When to Hedge or Scalp Your...
A look at the sports betting practice of hedging and/or scalping sports bets.
Super Bowl 50 Alternate Point Spreads
A look at the alternate point spreads for Super Bowl 50.
Finding Correlated Parlays
Sportsbooks don't accept correlated parlays, but there are instances where bettors can virtually find their own and increase their profits.
Allen Moody Free Sports Betting Plays
Free daily sports betting selections.
College Basketball AOPR Revisited
A look at handicapping college basketball using Strength of Schedule, or AOPR, as a main factor.
Parlay
: A parlay is a combination of two or more wagers that a bettor links together and all of them must win
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.
College Basketball Betting System
Betting unranked college basketball favorites over ranked teams is a popular system, but is it profitable? Find out here.
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.
The Wacky World of Proposition Betting
A look at the growing, and sometimes offbeat, world of proposition wagers.
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.
NCAA Basketball Unranked Favorites Revisited
A look at the college basketball system that says to take unranked favorites over ranked teams.
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.
Sports Gambling Glossary: Push
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Finding an Edge in Sports Betting
Many bettors, especially sports bettors, don't attack when they have the biggest advantage.
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.
All About Survivor Pools
Survivor pools are most often held during the NFL season, but they adapt quite nicely to the college football bowl game. Learn about survivor pools and get a few tips about how to increase your chances of winning.
Intertops Online Sportsbook and Casino - Bonus...
Review of Intertops Online Sportsbook and Casino
Betting the Right Number For Baseball Totals
A look at how to get the best number when betting baseball totals.
CNBC Should be Ashamed of Money Talks
A look at the CNBC show Money Talks.
TheSpread.com
The Spread Website offers plenty of solid information for sports bettors, including tips to help bettors go against public opinion.
First Round NCAA Basketball Tournament Tips
Betting on the NCAA Basketball Tournament has become big business. Here are a few tips to help you get through the first round.
Are NCAA Basketball Games Fixed?
Tim Donaghy's latest allegations of fixing NBA games has caused many people to wonder if basketball is fixed. According to one professor at a prestigious university the answer is that's is very likely. Find out more.
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.
2015 Weekly Report Recap
A final look at our weekly report record for the 2015 football season.
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.
The Importance of Listing Pitchers For Betting...
A quick look at why listing pitchers is important for baseball bettors.
Sports Gambling Glossary: Hook
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The Three Handicapping Techniques of Football
A look at the three different aspects of handicapping football 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.
Sports Gambling Glossary: Handle
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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
Sports Insights Historical Odds
A look at the latest offerings from Sports Insights, downloadable historical odds and Bet Labs.
Popular Football Betting Newsletters
A look at some of the most popular football betting newsletters around. Page 2.
Super Bowl Betting: Super Bowl Proposition Bets
Learn about wagering on Super Bowl proposition bets. Includes a list of some available bets for the 2008 Super Bowl.
Puck Line
: In the sports gambling world, "puck line" refers to a hockey bet in which the bettor can either take
A Look at Bovada Sportsbook
A look at Bovada race and sportsbook.
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.
Pythagorean Theorem and Season Wins
A look at how the Pythagorean Theorem can be used to predict season win totals for all sports.
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.
Key Numbers in the NFL
A look at the concept of key numbers in the NFL from a betting perspective.
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.
Price
: In the sports gambling world, "price" refers to the odds on a particular outcome happening. It can
Football Betting With Yards Per Point
One of the most popular handicapping factors in the NFL is Yards Per Point. Find out what it is and how you can use it.
The Greek Sportsbook Review
The Greek Sportsbook consistently receives high marks from sports gamblers. Find out why here.
Betting Mixed Martial Arts
A look at betting mixed martial arts.
Baseball Favorite Betting System
A baseball betting system that is profitable and easy to use.
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.
Betting the WNBA
Betting on the WNBA is a growing pastime, as gamblers are taking advantage of the small league as a profitable venture.
Betting NBA High Totals
A look at some trends when dealing with high totals in the NBA.
Book
: In the sports gambling world, "book" means a person, or establishment, that accept bets. : Bookie,
Pythagorean Formula and Baseball Betting
A look at a new use of the Pythagorean Formula in relation to baseball betting.
Super Bowl 50 Quarterback Propositions
A look at Super Bowl 50 proposition bets related to Cam Newton and Peyton Manning.
Sticking to Winnable Games
A quick look at which forms of gambling can be beat and which can't.
Christmas Presents for Sports Bettors
Christmas present ideas for sports bettors.
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.
Pro Football Forecast Betting Handicapping...
A look at Footballbet.net's Pro Football Forecast Betting Handicapping Software Engine from a sports betting perspective.
Pros and Cons of Computer Handicapping
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.
Hedging Playoff Series Bets
A look at the concept of hedging playoff series wagers.
Bang the Book Betting Center
A look at Bang the Book's new Betting Center handicapping tool.
Winning Percentage vs. Units Won
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.
Sports Gambling Glossary: Over/Under
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Buying Half Points in the NFL
A look at buying half points in the NFL
Tips on Winning Your March Madness Pool
Tips on increasing your odds of winning your March Madness bracket pool.
Inside the Sports Service Industry
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.
Baseball Betting - Baseball Revenge System
When betting baseball, there are certain situations sports gamblers tend to look for. Learn about baseball betting systems involving revenge here.
Teaser
: In the sports gambling world, "teaser" is a wager that consists of at least two football or basketball
Poisson Distribution and Sports Betting
A look at the Poisson Distribution and how it can be applied to sports betting.
NCAA Tournament First Round Numbers
Projected numbers for the first round games of the 2014-15 NCAA Basketball Tournament.
The One Minute Handicapper: Baseball
A quick method for studying the day's Major League Baseball games from a betting perspective.
Betting the Super Bowl XLIII Propositions
In this article, professional sports bettor Mark Franco runs down his best proposition bets for the Super Bowl.
Proposed Internet Gambling Ban Won't Affect...
A look how Senator Graham's proposed ban on Internet gambling will affect sports bettors in the United States.
BetToday.us
A look at the sports betting website BetToday.us.
College Basketball and Public Betting
A look at how the public does when betting 6-point favorites or larger in college basketball.
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.
Sportsbook
: In the sports gambling world, "sportsbook" refers to an establishment that accepts wagers on sporting
2014 Week 1 College Football Odds
A look at the odds for the first week of the 2014 college football season.
Tracking the Sportsbooks
Certain sportsbooks are known to have sharper lines than others. Learn how you can use that to your advantage 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?
Franklin
: In the sports gambling world, "Franklin" means $100. : Dollar, Buck : Edward asked to borrow a Franklin
Betting the Underdogs in Baseball
The sportsbooks have made it tougher on underdog bettors in 2015. Read here to see why.
Sports Insights Line Predictor
A look at Sports Insights new Line Predictor feature.
Sports Gambling Glossary: Straight Up
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