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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.
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.
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
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.
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 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.
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 Basketball: The Basics
If you're new to the world of basketball betting, this article will give you a solid background of the basics.
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.
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.
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.
Choosing the Right Handicapping Method for...
A look at the three different handicapping methods for football and finding the best one for each bettor.
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.
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.
First Inning Bets
One of the baseball bets that is gaining popularity is the first-inning wager. Learn about first-inning bets here.
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.
Money Line
: In the sports gambling world, the "money line" is used for betting on the winner of a contest where
Pythagorean Formula and Baseball Betting
A look at a new use of the Pythagorean Formula in relation to baseball betting.
Learn the Basics of Betting on Boxing
Betting on boxing adds a little excitement to any fight. Learn how to gamble on boxing 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.
Allen Moody Free Sports Betting Plays
Free daily sports betting selections.
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.
Parlay Cards
A look at parlay cards ans why they should be avoided at all costs.
How to Bet on Horse Racing
A quick look at how to bet on horse racing for the novice bettor.
Options for Betting on NHL Hockey Games
Ever wonder how to bet on the NHL? Look no further than here.
Creating a 1-Run Line
A way to make your own 1-run line for baseball betting purposes.
Dime
: In the world of sports betting, a dime equals $1,000. : Leroy was a high roller, so it wasn't unusual
Baseball Betting - Baseball Favorite Betting...
A baseball betting system that is profitable and easy to use.
The Magic of 55 Percent Winners
A look at why any system or trend hitting 55 percent is much better than one might think.
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.
The Importance of Listing Pitchers For Betting...
A quick look at why listing pitchers is so important to baseball bettors.
History of Sports Betting
A look at the history of sports betting.
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.
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.
The One Minute Handicapper: Baseball
A quick method for studying the day's Major League Baseball games from a betting perspective.
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.
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.
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
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.
Juice
: In sports betting "juice" is the commission paid to bookmakers on losing bets for the privilege of
Mathematical Based NHL Predictions
A look at a math-based model for predicting NHL games.
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.
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
Betting the Right Number For Baseball Totals
A look at how to get the best number when betting baseball totals.
How to Choose an Online Sportsbook
There are hundreds of online sportsbooks. Learn how to find the best online and offshore sportsbooks here.
Finding Value With Five-Inning Bets
A look at finding value through five-inning baseball bets.
Pythagorean Formula and Basketball Betting
A look at using the Pythagorean Formula to predict a team's chances of covering the spread in basketball.
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.
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.
Finding Value in Sports Betting
Value is a word long-time sports gamblers often use. Find out what they really mean in this article.
Baseball Divisional Underdog Method
A look at a method for betting divisional underdogs in baseball.
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.
Push
: In the sports gambling world, "push" refers to a tied wager, where the player neither wins their wager
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.
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.
Finding Correlated Parlays
Sportsbooks don't accept correlated parlays, but there are instances where bettors can virtually find their own and increase their profits.
Top Betting Reviews
A look at the website Top Betting Reviews.
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.
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.
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.
Betting the WNBA
Betting on the WNBA is a growing pastime, as gamblers are taking advantage of the small league as a profitable venture.
2014 NCAA Tournament South Region
In this article, we'll take a look at the South Region of the 2014 NCAA Basketball Tournament and see if anybody can top No. 1 seed Florida. Read 2014
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.
Jim Barnes
Jim Barnes was one of the leading pioneers of the sports handicapping industry. Find out more about this handicapping legend here.
Hoops Edge Free WNBA Picks
Details on getting free WNBA picks from Edward Golden of Right Angle Sports for the 2011 season.
Review of Intertops Online Sportsbook and Casino
Review of Intertops Online Sportsbook and Casino
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.
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.
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.
Baseball's Beaten Favorites
Here is a longtime baseball system that has paid off handsomely in the past.
Handicapping College Football
Handicapping college football games is done differently than handicapping football games. Find out why here.
CNBC Should be Ashamed of Money Talks
A look at the CNBC show Money Talks.
Finding an Edge in Sports Betting
Many bettors, especially sports bettors, don't attack when they have the biggest advantage.
Football Betting Newsletters
A look at some of the most popular football betting newsletters around.
The Greek Sportsbook Review
The Greek Sportsbook consistently receives high marks from sports gamblers. Find out why here.
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.
High Scoring Favorites System
A baseball betting system predicated on teams that score six or more runs in its previous game.
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.
College Football Bye Weeks
A quick college football betting system that has performed well over the years regarding teams coming off a bye week.
Football Newsletters
A look at some of the most popular football betting newsletters around. Page 2.
Knowing If, How and When to Hedge or Scalp Your...
A look at the sports betting practice of hedging and/or scalping sports bets.
Pythagorean Theorem and Season Wins
A look at how the Pythagorean Theorem can be used to predict season win totals for all sports.
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.
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.
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
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 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.
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.
Super Bowl Office Pool Ideas
A look at different ways to create pools for the Super Bowl
NFL Coaches and the Preseason
A look at how various pro football coaches have done against the pointspread in preseason games.
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.
Series Starter System
Another baseball betting system worth considering.
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.
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?
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 Bettors Need Friends Too
Sports bettors need a kindred spirit just like anyone else. Find out about camaraderie for sports gamblers.
Reverse Line Moves in Baseball
A look at reverse line movements in baseball for sports bettors.
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.
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.
Sports Betting Hall of Fame
A look at some of the pioneers of the sports betting scene.
The Three Handicapping Techniques of Football
A look at the three different aspects of handicapping football from a betting perspective.
Low Scoring Underdog Winners
A quick little system pertaining to betting baseball underdogs.
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.
Sticking to Winnable Games
A quick look at which forms of gambling can be beat and which can't.
Sports Insights Line Predictor
A look at Sports Insights new Line Predictor feature.
Pro Football Forecast Betting Handicapping...
A look at Footballbet.net's Pro Football Forecast Betting Handicapping Software Engine from a sports betting perspective.
Tracking the Sportsbooks
Certain sportsbooks are known to have sharper lines than others. Learn how you can use that to your advantage here.
Christmas Presents for Sports Bettors
Christmas present ideas for sports bettors.
Overrated/Underrated College Football Teams for...
A look at several teams that may be overrated or underrated heading into the 2015 college football season.
Over/Under
: In the sports gambling world, "over/under" is a bet that is won or lost depending upon the combined
Parlay
: A parlay is a combination of two or more wagers that a bettor links together and all of them must win
2014 Week 1 College Football Odds
A look at the odds for the first week of the 2014 college football season.
Handle
: In the sports gambling world, "handle" means the total amount of money wagered on an event. Most often
A Look at TopBet Sportsbook
A look at the new TopBet Sportsbook and Casino.
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.
The Wacky World of Proposition Betting
A look at the growing, and sometimes offbeat, world of proposition wagers.
Five Tips to Betting the NBA
Some basics about betting the NBA
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.
Team Bullpens at the All-Star Break
A look at each team's bullpen numbers through the 2015 All-Star Break and what they mean for sports bettors.
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.
A Look at Bovada Sportsbook
A look at Bovada race and sportsbook.
Odds
: In the sports gambling world, "odds" refer to the various point spreads or money lines on any given
Injuries and the NFL Point Spread
How much do injuries affect the National Football League point spread? Perhaps not as much as you think. Find out the story here.
Betting College Basketball Totals
Betting college basketball totals is gaining in popularity. Here's an introduction and some things to look for.
Betting Mixed Martial Arts
A look at betting mixed martial arts.
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.
Handicapping Techniques for Sports
A look at using similar sports betting handicapping methods for different sports.
Low Totals and College Football Underdogs
A college football system based on low totals
Sports Betting - The Fallacy of the Numbers Game
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Syndicate
: In the sports gambling world, "syndicate" refers to a collection of gamblers who pool all of their
The Advantage of Betting Hockey Totals
A look at why hockey totals may be one of the best betting opportunities around.
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
College Basketball AOPR Betting System
A solid college basketball betting system that's fairly simple to use with widely available statistics.
2015 NFL Point Spreads Weeks 1 to 8
A look at the 2015 NFL point spreads for weeks 1 through 8.
Updating Power Ratings
A look at updating power ratings.
Favorite
: In the sports gambling world, "favorite" means the team, or individual, that is expected to win a particular
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.
Sportsbook
: In the sports gambling world, "sportsbook" refers to an establishment that accepts wagers on sporting
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.
NFL Cross Country Games
A look at when NFL Western Conference teams play in the East.
Baseball's Low Scoring Winners
A baseball betting system pertaining to teams which won their last game while scoring three runs or less.
NFL Rested Road Favorites
A look at how road favorites coming off byes do against the spread in the NFL.
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.

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