Sports Gambling: Most Popular Articles
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.
Understanding point spreads for beginning bettors. If you're new to sports gambling, this will help you understand all about point spreads.
Parlays are the most popular of the exotic sports bets. Learn if they are good bets for sports gamblers or not.
Ever wonder how to bet on the NHL? Look no further than here.
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
Teasers are a common form of sports gambling wagers on football and basketball. Learn what they are and how to wager on them here.
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.
Baseball betting- learn the basics of gambling on baseball.
Many people find betting on totals (overs/unders) easier than trying to pick a winner of a contest. Learn all about total wagers here.
Many bettors would like to know if online sports betting is legal. Find out the story here.
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.
If you're new to the world of football betting, this article will give you a solid background of the basics.
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.
A look at parlay cards ans why they should be avoided at all costs.
If you're new to the world of basketball betting, this article will give you a solid background of the basics.
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.
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.
A look at a math-based model for predicting NHL games.
Sportsbooks don't accept correlated parlays, but there are instances where bettors can virtually find their own and increase their profits.
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.
A quick college football betting system that has performed well over the years regarding teams coming off a bye week.
Learn how professional sports gamblers manage their money. Includes a description of the Kelly Criterion and suggests a viable alternative.
: In sports betting "juice" is the commission paid to bookmakers on losing bets for the privilege of
There are hundreds of online sportsbooks. Learn how to find the best online and offshore sportsbooks here.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A look at the NBA preseason games from a betting perspective.
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
A look at the eighth week of the college football season from a betting perspective.
Many bettors, especially sports bettors, don't attack when they have the biggest advantage.
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.
A look at why any system or trend hitting 55 percent is much better than one might think.
Betting on boxing adds a little excitement to any fight. Learn how to gamble on boxing here.
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.
A quick look at which forms of gambling can be beat and which can't.
Tips on increasing your odds of winning your March Madness bracket pool.
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 the home underdog on Monday Night Football is one of the oldest sports betting systems around. How has it fared in recent years?
It isn't always easy to balance a home life with sports gambling. This article will help you achieve a healthy balance.
: In the sports gambling world, "push" refers to a tied wager, where the player neither wins their wager
: In the sports gambling world, the "money line" is used for betting on the winner of a contest where
Free daily sports betting selections.
A look at week No. 7 of the 2014 NFL season from a betting perspective.
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.
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.
A look at using the Pythagorean Formula to predict a team's chances of covering the spread in basketball.
A look at some fun ways for office workers and friends to have some wagering excitement on the World Series
A look at the sports betting practice of hedging and/or scalping sports bets.
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.
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.
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.
Some basics about betting the NBA
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.
All sports bettors will have the eventual losing streak. Learn how successful sports gamblers deal with them here.
: In the sports gambling world, "point spread" refers a handicap that is placed on the superior team
Some insight into betting NHL totals.
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.
: In the sports gambling world, "ATS" means against the spread, generally referring to how a team fared
A look at buying half points in the NFL
A look at the history of sports betting.
A look at why hockey totals may be one of the best betting opportunities around.
: In the sports gambling world, "fade" means to wager against a particular person. : Because Jon lost
A look at weather conditions affect NFL betting.
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.
Betting totals (over/unders) in the NFL may be easier than trying to predict the point spread winner. Learn more about NFL totals here.
: In the world of sports betting, a dime equals $1,000. : Leroy was a high roller, so it wasn't unusual
A look at the CNBC show Money Talks.
A look at the three different aspects of handicapping football from a betting perspective.
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.
A look at some of the most popular football betting newsletters around. Page 2.
A look at the odds for the first week of the 2014 college football season.
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.
A look at college football home field advantage from a betting standpoint.
A look at betting college totals for the first half.
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.
A look at the new TopBet Sportsbook and Casino.
Review of Intertops Online Sportsbook and Casino
The Monday Night Football home underdog systems is one of the oldest systems still being used by a number of football bettors. Learn all about it here.
A look at the NHL Sharps Program available from www.sports-picker.com.
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.
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.
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.
A look at the odds to win the 2014 NFL division races.
A look at how ranked college football teams have done in recent years against the point spread when made an underdog.
A look at the book Football Betting Bible by Stephen Ward.
A simplified version of the NBA Deviation System for basketball totals.
A look at Week 6 of the 2014 NFL season from a betting perspective.
A system NFL betting system that will put you on more winners than losers.
: In the sports gambling world, "off the board" refers to a game that no wagers are being accepted on.
: In the sports gambling world, "square" refers to an naive bettor, who will typically lose money over
: In the sports gambling world, "straight up" refers to the winner of a game without regard to the point
: In sports gambling, the term "sharp" refers to an intelligent sports bettor. : Because he spent many
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.
A quick look at how to bet on horse racing for the novice bettor.
A simple to use college football betting system that has hit 57%+ over the past 10 seasons.
A look at how the Pythagorean Theorem can be used to predict season win totals for all sports.
A look at the seventh week of the college football season from a betting perspective.
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.
A mathematical method for handicapping college football games.
Value is a word long-time sports gamblers often use. Find out what they really mean in this article.
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.
A look at a method for betting divisional underdogs in baseball.
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.
A quick and easy NBA basketball totals betting system that has been around for years.
: In the sports gambling world, "AOPR" is a handicapping term that stands for average opponent power
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.
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.
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.
: In the sports gambling world, "laying" refers to wagering on a favorite and thereby laying (giving)
Handicapping the NFL takes a different approach than handicapping college football or any other professional sport. Find out why here.
A look at a new use of the Pythagorean Formula in relation to baseball betting.
A baseball betting system that is profitable and easy to use.
Here is a longtime baseball system that has paid off handsomely in the past.
The Greek Sportsbook consistently receives high marks from sports gamblers. Find out why here.
A look at Sports Insights new Line Predictor feature.
Handicapping college football games is done differently than handicapping football games. Find out why here.
Longtime baseball gamblers will tell you that betting on underdogs is the way to go. Here is the reason why.
A look at some of the most popular football betting newsletters around.
: In the sports gambling world, "angles" refer to trends regarding teams and how often they cover the
: A parlay is a combination of two or more wagers that a bettor links together and all of them must win
A look at the concept of Differential From League Average as it applies to sports handicapping.
A quick look at why listing pitchers is so important to baseball bettors.
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.
: In the sports gambling world, "over/under" is a bet that is won or lost depending upon the combined
: In the sports gambling world, "hook" means a half-point, so that "three and a hook" would be the same
The Spread Website offers plenty of solid information for sports bettors, including tips to help bettors go against public opinion.
A look at how the public does when betting 6-point favorites or larger in college basketball.
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.
Sports betting involves plenty of statistics, but many serious sports gamblers like to use medians. Learn why sports bettors use medians and how you can too.
A look at the concept of the Pinnacle Lean in sports betting.
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.
One of the baseball bets that is gaining popularity is the first-inning wager. Learn about first-inning bets here.
: In the sports gambling world, "past post" means to place a wager after a game has started and is frequently
Super Bowl betting doesn't have to be with the primary point spread. Sportsbooks allow sports gamblers to use alternate point spreads
A look at how road favorites coming off byes do against the spread in the NFL.
A look at the concept of back-testing sports betting systems.
A look at different ways to create pools for the Super Bowl
A simple NBA system for teams playing in the second of back-to-back games.
: In the sports gambling world, "beard" means somebody who places bets for another person to conceal
A look at why system players should stick to their systems and not pick and choose.
: In the sports gambling world, "odds" refer to the various point spreads or money lines on any given
A look at betting on televised football and basketball games and a strategy to help minimize your losses.
A look at all the different football handicapping contests held in Nevada and how you can enter from anywhere in the world.
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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.
Michael Konik's Smart Money is a must-read for sports gambling enthusiasts.
A new approach when it comes to power ratings.
Sports bettors need a kindred spirit just like anyone else. Find out about camaraderie for sports gamblers.