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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.
A Beginner's Guide to Betting on Baseball
Baseball betting- learn the basics of gambling on baseball.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Legality of Daily Fantasy Sports
A look at the laws as they pertain to daily fantasy sports.
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.
Money Line
: In the sports gambling world, the "money line" is used for betting on the winner of a contest where
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.
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.
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.
Dealing With Sports Betting Losing Streaks
All sports bettors will have the eventual losing streak. Learn how successful sports gamblers deal with them here.
Point Spread
: In the sports gambling world, "point spread" refers a handicap that is placed on the superior team
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.
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.
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 Underdogs in Baseball
Longtime baseball gamblers will tell you that betting on underdogs is the way to go. Here is the reason why.
Sports Insights Line Predictor
A look at Sports Insights new Line Predictor feature.
Parlay Cards
A look at parlay cards ans why they should be avoided at all costs.
First Inning Bets
One of the baseball bets that is gaining popularity is the first-inning wager. Learn about first-inning bets here.
The Importance of Listing Pitchers For Betting...
A quick look at why listing pitchers is so important to baseball bettors.
Baseball Betting - Baseball Favorite Betting...
A baseball betting system that is profitable and easy to use.
Mathematical Based NHL Predictions
A look at a math-based model for predicting NHL games.
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.
Baseball Divisional Underdog Method
A look at a method for betting divisional underdogs in baseball.
The Magic of 55 Percent Winners
A look at why any system or trend hitting 55 percent is much better than one might think.
How to Choose an Online Sportsbook
There are hundreds of online sportsbooks. Learn how to find the best online and offshore sportsbooks 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.
Top Betting Reviews
A look at the website Top Betting Reviews.
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.
Pythagorean Formula and Basketball Betting
A look at using the Pythagorean Formula to predict a team's chances of covering the spread in basketball.
Dime
: In the world of sports betting, a dime equals $1,000. : Leroy was a high roller, so it wasn't unusual
History of Sports Betting
A look at the history of sports betting.
Hedging Playoff Series Bets
A look at the concept of hedging playoff series wagers.
Five Tips to Betting the NBA
Some basics about betting the NBA
Juice
: In sports betting "juice" is the commission paid to bookmakers on losing bets for the privilege of
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.
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.
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.
Fade
: In the sports gambling world, "fade" means to wager against a particular person. : Because Jon lost
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.
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.
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.
How to Bet on Horse Racing
A quick look at how to bet on horse racing for the novice bettor.
NCAA Basketball Unranked Favorites Revisited
A look at the college basketball system that says to take unranked favorites over ranked teams.
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.
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.
College Basketball AOPR Betting System
A solid college basketball betting system that's fairly simple to use with widely available statistics.
Review of Intertops Online Sportsbook and Casino
Review of Intertops Online Sportsbook and Casino
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.
Odds
: In the sports gambling world, "odds" refer to the various point spreads or money lines on any given
Knowing If, How and When to Hedge or Scalp Your...
A look at the sports betting practice of hedging and/or scalping sports bets.
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.
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.
Creating a 1-Run Line
A way to make your own 1-run line for baseball betting purposes.
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.
Baseball's Beaten Favorites
Here is a longtime baseball system that has paid off handsomely in the past.
Finding Value in Sports Betting
Value is a word long-time sports gamblers often use. Find out what they really mean in this article.
Pythagorean Theorem and Season Wins
A look at how the Pythagorean Theorem can be used to predict season win totals for all sports.
NBA Deviation for Totals
A simplified version of the NBA Deviation System for basketball totals.
Reverse Line Moves in Baseball
A look at reverse line movements in baseball for sports bettors.
Series Starter System
Another baseball betting system worth considering.
Push
: In the sports gambling world, "push" refers to a tied wager, where the player neither wins their wager
High Scoring Favorites System
A baseball betting system predicated on teams that score six or more runs in its previous game.
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.
Legality of Online Horse Betting
A look at the laws pertaining to online horse betting in the United States.
Betting the WNBA
Betting on the WNBA is a growing pastime, as gamblers are taking advantage of the small league as a profitable venture.
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.
ATS
: In the sports gambling world, "ATS" means against the spread, generally referring to how a team fared
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.
2015 Indianapolis 500 Preview
A look at the 2015 Indianapolis 500 from a betting perspective.
Betting the NBA Playoffs
A quick look at some tips that can help bettors during the NBa playoffs.
Over/Under
: In the sports gambling world, "over/under" is a bet that is won or lost depending upon the combined
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.
Differential From League Median
A look at the concept of Differential From League Average as it applies to sports handicapping.
Prop Bets
: In the sports gambling world, "prop bets" refers to wagers that have nothing to do with who wins or
Oddsmaker
: In the sports gambling world, "oddsmaker" is a person who creates odds on sporting events, but does
Football Betting Newsletters
A look at some of the most popular football betting newsletters around.
Betting the Right Number For Baseball Totals
A look at how to get the best number when betting baseball totals.
Handle
: In the sports gambling world, "handle" means the total amount of money wagered on an event. Most often
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
Betting NHL Totals
Some insight into betting NHL totals.
Finding an Edge in Sports Betting
Many bettors, especially sports bettors, don't attack when they have the biggest advantage.
2015 Kentucky Derby Futures
An early look at the 2015 Kentucky Derby.
Off the Board
: In the sports gambling world, "off the board" refers to a game that no wagers are being accepted on.
Stat Attack Baseball
A look at the Stat Attack baseball handicapping software program.
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.
Tracking the Sportsbooks
Certain sportsbooks are known to have sharper lines than others. Learn how you can use that to your advantage 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.
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 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.
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.
Sports Bettors Need Friends Too
Sports bettors need a kindred spirit just like anyone else. Find out about camaraderie for sports gamblers.
BetToday.us
A look at the sports betting website BetToday.us.
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.
Football Newsletters
A look at some of the most popular football betting newsletters around. Page 2.
Baseball's Low Scoring Winners
A baseball betting system pertaining to teams which won their last game while scoring three runs or less.
2014 NFL Division Odds
A look at the odds to win the 2014 NFL division races.
The Three Handicapping Techniques of Football
A look at the three different aspects of handicapping football from a betting perspective.
Parlay
: A parlay is a combination of two or more wagers that a bettor links together and all of them must win
NBA High Totals
A look at some trends when dealing with high totals in the NBA.
Delaware Legalizes Sports Betting
Delaware Gov. Jack Markell made sports betting legal in the state on May 14, 2009, when he signed a bill to allow it.
Jim Barnes
Jim Barnes was one of the leading pioneers of the sports handicapping industry. Find out more about this handicapping legend here.
Baseball's Worst Pitchers Betting System
A simple baseball betting system that looks at the worst pitchers in baseball.
Review of Bet Jamaica Online Sportsbook
Review of Bet Jamaica Sportsbook
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.
The Concept of Back-Testing
A look at the concept of back-testing sports betting systems.
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.
Bang the Book
A look at the Bang the Book website.
2014-15 NHL Conference Finals Predictions
A look at the two 2014-15 NHL conference finals from a betting perspective.
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.
Price
: In the sports gambling world, "price" refers to the odds on a particular outcome happening. It can
The Greek Sportsbook Review
The Greek Sportsbook consistently receives high marks from sports gamblers. Find out why here.
Betting the NCAA Tournament
Tips for betting on the NCAA College Basketball Tournament.
Sports Fans Aren't Always Good Sports Bettors
There is a world of difference between being a sports fan and a serious sports bettor. The two seldom go hand-in-hand. Here are some of the key differences
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 Pinnacle Lean
A look at the concept of the Pinnacle Lean in sports betting.
Bookmaker
: In the sports gambling world, "bookmaker" means somebody who accepts wagers on sporting events. Bookmaker
Baseball Pitcher Form Reversal
Over the course of the baseball season pitchers will have peaks and valleys, making it tough for sports gamblers. Here is an old method used by bettors to predict when those reversals may take place.
Betting TV Games
A look at betting on televised football and basketball games and a strategy to help minimize your losses.
Online Sportsbook
: In the sports gambling world, "online sportsbook" refers to a company that accepts sports bets over
Sticking to Winnable Games
A quick look at which forms of gambling can be beat and which can't.
Defensive Points Per Possession in the NBA
An introduction to the concept of Points Per Possession as it pertains to betting in the NBA.
Baseball's Better Dogs
Another simple baseball betting system pertaining to underdogs.
Betting Mixed Martial Arts
A look at betting mixed martial arts.
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.
Christmas Presents for Sports Bettors
Christmas present ideas for sports bettors.
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.
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.
Basketball Betting - NBA Totals Betting System
A quick and easy NBA basketball totals betting system that has been around for years.
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.
Good Luck and Bad Luck Pitchers
A look at good luck and bad luck pitchers from a betting perspective.
Bad Beats Don't Even Out
Musings on the sports betting notion of bad beats.
A Look at TopBet Sportsbook
A look at the new TopBet Sportsbook and Casino.
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
Syndicate
: In the sports gambling world, "syndicate" refers to a collection of gamblers who pool all of their
A Look at Sports-Picker.com
A look at the sports handicapping service Sports-Picker.com.

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