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Sports Gambling: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.
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.
Baseball Betting - How to Bet on Baseball
Baseball betting- learn the basics of gambling on baseball.
The Real 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
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.
How to Bet on Boxing
Betting on boxing adds a little excitement to any fight. Learn how to gamble on boxing here.
Options for Betting on NHL Hockey Games
Ever wonder how to bet on the NHL? Look no further than here.
How to Bet Basketball
If you're new to the world of basketball betting, this article will give you a solid background of the basics.
Sports Betting - 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.
Is Online Sports Betting Legal?
Many bettors would like to know if online sports betting is legal. Find out the story here.
Soccer Betting - How to Bet 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.
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.
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.
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 - How to Bet Teasers
Teasers are a common form of sports gambling wagers on football and basketball. Learn what they are and how to wager on them 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.
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.
Baseball Betting - Baseball Favorite Betting...
A baseball betting system that is profitable and easy to use.
Five Tips to Betting the NBA
Some basics about betting the NBA
NBA Betting System
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.
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 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.
Free Sports Betting Picks
Free daily sports betting selections.
How the Point Spread is Made
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.
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.
The Magic of 55 Percent Winners
A look at why any system or trend hitting 55 percent is much better than one might think.
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.
Pythagorean Formula and Basketball Betting
A look at using the Pythagorean Formula to predict a team's chances of covering the spread in basketball.
Pythagorean Formula and Baseball Betting
A look at a new use of the Pythagorean Formula in relation to baseball betting.
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 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.
Underdogs Off to Good Start
A look ar early season baseball betting trends for 2014.
Mathematical Based NHL Predictions
A look at a math-based model for predicting NHL games.
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.
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.
First Inning Bets
One of the baseball bets that is gaining popularity is the first-inning wager. Learn about first-inning bets here.
Parlay Cards
A look at parlay cards ans why they should be avoided at all costs.
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.
Dealing With Sports Betting Losing Streaks
All sports bettors will have the eventual losing streak. Learn how successful sports gamblers deal with them here.
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 NHL Totals
Some insight into betting NHL totals.
Hedging Playoff Series Bets
A look at the concept of hedging playoff series wagers.
The Importance of Listing Pitchers For Betting...
A quick look at why listing pitchers is so important to baseball bettors.
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.
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.
Fade
An explanation of the term "fade" when used in sports betting.
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 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.
Review of Intertops Online Sportsbook and Casino
Review of Intertops Online Sportsbook and Casino
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 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.
Betting the Right Number For Baseball Totals
A look at how to get the best number when betting baseball totals.
2013 Stat Attack Baseball/Diamond Edge
A look at the new 2013 Stat Attack Major League Baseball and Diamond Edge handicapping programs.
NBA Deviation for Totals
A simplified version of the NBA Deviation System for basketball totals.
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.
How to Choose an Online Sportsbook
There are hundreds of online sportsbooks. Learn how to find the best online and offshore sportsbooks here.
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.
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.
Basketball Betting - NBA Totals Betting System
A quick and easy NBA basketball totals betting system that has been around for years.
Betting the NBA Playoffs
A quick look at some tips that can help bettors during the NBa playoffs.
Finding an Edge in Sports Betting
Many bettors, especially sports bettors, don't attack when they have the biggest advantage.
Finding Value in Sports Betting
Value is a word long-time sports gamblers often use. Find out what they really mean in this article.
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.
Jim Barnes
Jim Barnes was one of the leading pioneers of the sports handicapping industry. Find out more about this handicapping legend here.
History of Sports Betting
A look at the history of sports betting.
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.
Money Line
: In the sports gambling world, the "money line" is used for betting on the winner of a contest where
Finding Correlated Parlays
Sportsbooks don't accept correlated parlays, but there are instances where bettors can virtually find their own and increase their profits.
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.
Push
: In the sports gambling world, "push" refers to a tied wager, where the player neither wins their wager
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.
High Scoring Favorites System
A baseball betting system predicated on teams that score six or more runs in its previous game.
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.
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.
2014 Major League Baseball Win Totals
A look at team win totals for the 2014 Major League Baseball season.
Juice
: In sports betting "juice" is the commission paid to bookmakers on losing bets for the privilege of
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.
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
Chalk
An explanation of the term "chalk" when used in sports betting.
Hook
: In the sports gambling world, "hook" means a half-point, so that "three and a hook" would be the same
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.
Stat Attack Baseball
A look at the Stat Attack baseball handicapping software program.
A Look at TopBet Sportsbook
A look at the new TopBet Sportsbook and Casino.
Reverse Line Moves in Baseball
A look at reverse line movements in baseball for sports bettors.
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.
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.
How to Bet on Horse Racing
A quick look at how to bet on horse racing for the novice bettor.
Dime
: In the world of sports betting, a dime equals $1,000. : Leroy was a high roller, so it wasn't unusual
Series Starter System
Another baseball betting system worth considering.
Off the Board
: In the sports gambling world, "off the board" refers to a game that no wagers are being accepted on.
Pythagorean Theorem and Season Wins
A look at how the Pythagorean Theorem can be used to predict season win totals for all sports.
Action
: In the sports gambling world, "action" means to have a bet. : Even though Mark didn't have an opinion
The Advantage of Betting Hockey Totals
A look at why hockey totals may be one of the best betting opportunities around.
Baseball's Beaten Favorites
Here is a longtime baseball system that has paid off handsomely in the past.
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.
Using Medians in Sports Handicapping
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.
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.
Sports Betting - The Fallacy of the Numbers Game
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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.
Football Betting Bible Review
A look at the book Football Betting Bible by Stephen Ward.
ATS
: In the sports gambling world, "ATS" means against the spread, generally referring to how a team fared
NBA Back-to-Back System
A simple NBA system for teams playing in the second of back-to-back games.
Handle
: In the sports gambling world, "handle" means the total amount of money wagered on an event. Most often
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 Better Dogs
Another simple baseball betting system pertaining to underdogs.
Basketball Betting - Line Moves in NCAA...
When betting on basketball, sports gamblers should be aware of line moves, especially in college basketball. Learn all about those line moves here.
Betting College Basketball First Half Totals
A look at betting college totals for the first half.
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.
Credit Wagering Sportsbook
A quick look at creditwagering.com sportsbook and a bit about the operation.
Super Bowl Office Pool Ideas
A look at different ways to create pools for the Super Bowl
Creating a 1-Run Line
A way to make your own 1-run line for baseball betting purposes.
Parlay
: A parlay is a combination of two or more wagers that a bettor links together and all of them must win
Michael Konik's Smart Money
Michael Konik's Smart Money is a must-read for sports gambling enthusiasts.
Baseball Divisional Underdog Method
A look at a method for betting divisional underdogs in baseball.
Diamond Edge 2014
A look at the 2014 Diamond Edge software from Stat Attack Sports.
2013 Baseball Season Win Totals
A look at baseball season win totals for the 2013 season.
Bet Tracker
A look at Bet Tracker, a betting tool that allows users to view and track bets, odds and calculate probabilities from through the Internet or mobile device.
The Wacky World of Proposition Betting
A look at the growing, and sometimes offbeat, world of proposition wagers.
NBA High Totals
A look at some trends when dealing with high totals in the NBA.
Tiger Favored in 2014 Masters
A look at the betting odds to win the 2014 Masters golf tournament.
Online Sportsbook
: In the sports gambling world, "online sportsbook" refers to a company that accepts sports bets over
The Greek Sportsbook Review
The Greek Sportsbook consistently receives high marks from sports gamblers. Find out why here.
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.
If Bet
: In the sports gambling world, "if bet" means a wager that is placed only if a certain outcome of a
Over/Under
: In the sports gambling world, "over/under" is a bet that is won or lost depending upon the combined
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
Low Scoring Underdog Winners
A quick little system pertaining to betting baseball underdogs.
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.
Review of Bet Jamaica Online Sportsbook
Review of Bet Jamaica Sportsbook
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.
Emotional Factors in Sports Betting
A look at the primary emotional factors bettors should consider when betting sports.
Bang the Book
A look at the Bang the Book website.
2014 Final Four
A look at the 2014 Final Four from a betting perspective.
Handicap
: In the sports gambling world, "handicap" means to analyze an event for gambling purposes. : Joe would
Sports Betting Hall of Fame
A look at some of the pioneers of the sports betting scene.
Sports Bettors Need Friends Too
Sports bettors need a kindred spirit just like anyone else. Find out about camaraderie for sports gamblers.
Past Post
: In the sports gambling world, "past post" means to place a wager after a game has started and is frequently
New Jersey Asks Supreme Court to Intervene
New Jersey has asked the Supreme Court to decide sports betting case in the state.
Football Newsletters
A look at some of the most popular football betting newsletters around. Page 2.
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 - Sports Handicapping and AOPR
Serious sports gamblers have used the AOPR method of handicapping for many years. Learn what it is and how you can use it to your advantage.
Tips on Winning Your March Madness Pool
Tips on increasing your odds of winning your March Madness bracket pool.
Variables and Power Ratings
A look at how variables will adjust power rating predictions.
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.
Odds
: In the sports gambling world, "odds" refer to the various point spreads or money lines on any given
College Basketball and Public Betting
A look at how the public does when betting 6-point favorites or larger in college basketball.
Super Bowl Betting - Ask the Experts
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More on NBA Back-to-Back Games
A second system regarding NBA back-to-back games.
Short Term or Long Term Baseball Trends?
A look at short term and long term trends in relation to betting baseball. Two news systems will be used.

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