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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.
A Beginner's Guide to Betting on Baseball
Baseball betting- learn the basics of gambling on baseball.
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
2014 Week 1 College Football Odds
A look at the odds for the first week of the 2014 college football season.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Allen Moody Free Sports Betting Plays
Free daily sports betting selections.
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.
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 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.
2014 College Football Win Totals
A look at the college football win totals for the 2014 season.
Baseball Betting - Baseball Favorite Betting...
A baseball betting system that is profitable and easy to use.
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.
Learn the Basics of Betting on Boxing
Betting on boxing adds a little excitement to any fight. Learn how to gamble on boxing here.
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 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.
Fade
An explanation of the term "fade" when used in sports betting.
Pythagorean Formula and Baseball Betting
A look at a new use of the Pythagorean Formula in relation to baseball betting.
Options for Betting on NHL Hockey Games
Ever wonder how to bet on the NHL? Look no further than 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.
The Magic of 55 Percent Winners
A look at why any system or trend hitting 55 percent is much better than one might think.
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.
Parlay Cards
A look at parlay cards ans why they should be avoided at all costs.
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.
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.
Pythagorean Formula and Basketball Betting
A look at using the Pythagorean Formula to predict a team's chances of covering the spread in basketball.
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.
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.
First Inning Bets
One of the baseball bets that is gaining popularity is the first-inning wager. Learn about first-inning bets here.
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 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.
Hoops Edge Free WNBA Picks
Details on getting free WNBA picks from Edward Golden of Right Angle Sports for the 2011 season.
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.
Review of Intertops Online Sportsbook and Casino
Review of Intertops Online Sportsbook and Casino
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.
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.
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 Odds to Win the AFC
A look at the 2014 odds to win the AFC.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CNBC Should be Ashamed of Money Talks
A look at the CNBC show Money Talks.
2014 NFL Division Odds
A look at the odds to win the 2014 NFL division races.
Knowing If, How and When to Hedge or Scalp Your...
A look at the sports betting practice of hedging and/or scalping sports bets.
Mathematical Based NHL Predictions
A look at a math-based model for predicting NHL games.
The Importance of Listing Pitchers For Betting...
A quick look at why listing pitchers is so important to baseball bettors.
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.
Betting the Right Number For Baseball Totals
A look at how to get the best number when betting baseball totals.
A Look at TopBet Sportsbook
A look at the new TopBet Sportsbook and Casino.
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.
Money Line
: In the sports gambling world, the "money line" is used for betting on the winner of a contest where
Betting the WNBA
Betting on the WNBA is a growing pastime, as gamblers are taking advantage of the small league as a profitable venture.
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.
How to Choose an Online Sportsbook
There are hundreds of online sportsbooks. Learn how to find the best online and offshore sportsbooks here.
2013 24 Hours of Le Mans
A look at the 24 Hours of Le Mans from a betting standpoint.
How to Bet on Horse Racing
A quick look at how to bet on horse racing for the novice bettor.
Credit Wagering Sportsbook
A quick look at creditwagering.com sportsbook and a bit about the operation.
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.
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.
Dime
: In the world of sports betting, a dime equals $1,000. : Leroy was a high roller, so it wasn't unusual
Football Newsletters
A look at some of the most popular football betting newsletters around. Page 2.
NBA Deviation for Totals
A simplified version of the NBA Deviation System for basketball totals.
Push
: In the sports gambling world, "push" refers to a tied wager, where the player neither wins their wager
The Three Handicapping Techniques of Football
A look at the three different aspects of handicapping football from a betting perspective.
College Football Bye Weeks
A quick college football betting system that has performed well over the years regarding teams coming off a bye week.
Reverse Line Moves in Baseball
A look at reverse line movements in baseball for sports 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.
Week 1 NFL Lines Out
Point spreads for week No. 1 of the 2014 NFL season have been released.
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.
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.
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.
Finding Correlated Parlays
Sportsbooks don't accept correlated parlays, but there are instances where bettors can virtually find their own and increase their profits.
Handicapping College Football
Handicapping college football games is done differently than handicapping football games. 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 an Edge in Sports Betting
Many bettors, especially sports bettors, don't attack when they have the biggest advantage.
College Football Handicapping with AOPR
A mathematical method for handicapping college football games.
Point Spread
: In the sports gambling world, "point spread" refers a handicap that is placed on the superior team
Juice
: In sports betting "juice" is the commission paid to bookmakers on losing bets for the privilege of
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.
Pro Football Forecast Betting Handicapping...
A look at Footballbet.net's Pro Football Forecast Betting Handicapping Software Engine from a sports 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.
Sports Betting - The Fallacy of the Numbers Game
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Betting on the Pope
A look at the serious, and not-so-serious, odds being offered on who is elected the next Pope.
Football Betting Bible Review
A look at the book Football Betting Bible by Stephen Ward.
Sports Betting Hall of Fame
A look at some of the pioneers of the sports betting scene.
NFL Coaches and the Preseason
A look at how various pro football coaches have done against the pointspread in preseason games.
Betting the NFL Preseason
For many sports gamblers, it's too difficult to wait until the start of the NFL's regular season. So they jump right in and bet the NFL preseason. It can be profitable, but has to be handicapped completely different than the regular season.
History of Sports Betting
A look at the history of sports betting.
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.
2014 Major League Baseball Win Totals
A look at team win totals for the 2014 Major League Baseball season.
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 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.
Pythagorean Theorem and Season Wins
A look at how the Pythagorean Theorem can be used to predict season win totals for all sports.
NFL Preseason Home Underdogs
A look at how home underdogs have performed in the NFL preseason from a betting perspective.
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.
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.
Football Betting Newsletters
A look at some of the most popular football betting newsletters around.
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.
ATS
: In the sports gambling world, "ATS" means against the spread, generally referring to how a team fared
Creating a 1-Run Line
A way to make your own 1-run line for baseball betting purposes.
Five Tips to Betting the NBA
Some basics about betting the NBA
NFL Games of the Year Point Spreads
A look at the point spreads on the 2014 NFL Games of the Year.
Betting Big Baseball Favorites
While it's always tempting to bet the large favorites in baseball, it isn't necessarily a good idea. This article tells why.
UNLV Library is Heaven for Sports Bettors
A look at the UNLV Lied Library Special Collections section on sports betting books and material.
Handicap
: In the sports gambling world, "handicap" means to analyze an event for gambling purposes. : Joe would
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.
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.
If Bet
: In the sports gambling world, "if bet" means a wager that is placed only if a certain outcome of a
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.
States Are Missing the Point About Sports...
Even those states who are pushing for legalized sports betting are missing the point when it comes to making a profit through sports betting.
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
Sticking to Winnable Games
A quick look at which forms of gambling can be beat and which can't.
High Scoring Favorites System
A baseball betting system predicated on teams that score six or more runs in its previous game.
Westcoast Sports Service
Westcoast Sports has proven themselves to be one of the best sports services around today. Find out more about the sports service here.
2014 NFL Win Totals
A look at the win totals released by the LVH in Las Vegas for the 2014 NFL season.
Series Starter System
Another baseball betting system worth considering.
Chalk
An explanation of the term "chalk" when used in sports betting.
Betting the NFL Playoffs
Betting increases when the NFL playoffs begin and smart sports bettors can take advantage of that. Here is a simple system that has won for each of the last six years.
Sports Bettors Need Friends Too
Sports bettors need a kindred spirit just like anyone else. Find out about camaraderie for sports gamblers.
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.
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.
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.
Stat Attack College Basketball
A look at the Stat Attack college basketball handicapping software program.
2013 Stat Attack Baseball/Diamond Edge
A look at the new 2013 Stat Attack Major League Baseball and Diamond Edge handicapping programs.
Updating Power Ratings
A look at updating power ratings.
Review of Scores and Odds Website
Review of Scores and Odds Website.
Make Sure You Know the Weather Before Betting...
A look at weather conditions affect NFL betting.
Syndicate
: In the sports gambling world, "syndicate" refers to a collection of gamblers who pool all of their
Betting NHL Totals
Some insight into betting NHL totals.
Handicapping NFL Football
Handicapping the NFL takes a different approach than handicapping college football or any other professional sport. Find out why here.
The Greek Sportsbook Review
The Greek Sportsbook consistently receives high marks from sports gamblers. Find out why here.
Looking at Futures Bets
A look at the concept of futures bets and house take.
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.
NFL Road Team Betting
A system NFL betting system that will put you on more winners than losers.
Over/Under
: In the sports gambling world, "over/under" is a bet that is won or lost depending upon the combined
Tracking the Sportsbooks
Certain sportsbooks are known to have sharper lines than others. Learn how you can use that to your advantage here.
Review of Bet Jamaica Online Sportsbook
Review of Bet Jamaica Sportsbook
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
Prop Bets
: In the sports gambling world, "prop bets" refers to wagers that have nothing to do with who wins or
The Wacky World of Proposition Betting
A look at the growing, and sometimes offbeat, world of proposition wagers.
Bang the Book
A look at the Bang the Book website.
Sharp
: In sports gambling, the term "sharp" refers to an intelligent sports bettor. : Because he spent many
Variables and Power Ratings
A look at how variables will adjust power rating predictions.
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