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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.
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.
Super Bowl Office Pool Ideas
A look at different ways to create pools for the Super Bowl
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Options for Betting on NHL Hockey Games
Ever wonder how to bet on the NHL? Look no further than here.
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.
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.
Most Unusual Super Bowl 49 Proposition Bets
A look at some of the unusual prop bets and betting opportunities for Super Bowl 49.
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.
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.
Parlay Cards
A look at parlay cards ans why they should be avoided at all costs.
A Beginner's Guide to Betting on Baseball
Baseball betting- learn the basics of gambling on baseball.
Money Line
: In the sports gambling world, the "money line" is used for betting on the winner of a contest where
Point Spread
: In the sports gambling world, "point spread" refers a handicap that is placed on the superior team
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.
Five Tips to Betting the NBA
Some basics about betting the NBA
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.
Pythagorean Formula and Basketball Betting
A look at using the Pythagorean Formula to predict a team's chances of covering the spread in basketball.
Super Bowl Prop Bets - Game Propositions
In this article, we'll look at the player proposition betting being offered for the 2009 Super Bowl. Page 2.
Bet Better on College Basketball By Using the...
A solid college basketball betting system that's fairly simple to use with widely available statistics.
Football Betting - Super Bowl Betting System
Many people have heard about the Super Bowl Betting System, which gives points based on each team's performance.
How to Choose an Online Sportsbook
There are hundreds of online sportsbooks. Learn how to find the best online and offshore sportsbooks here.
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
Betting Super Bowl 44
An early look at betting on Super Bowl 44.
The Magic of 55 Percent Winners
A look at why any system or trend hitting 55 percent is much better than one might think.
Mathematical Based NHL Predictions
A look at a math-based model for predicting NHL games.
NBA Deviation for Totals
A simplified version of the NBA Deviation System for basketball totals.
Learn the Basics of Betting on Boxing
Betting on boxing adds a little excitement to any fight. Learn how to gamble on boxing here.
Examining the Super Bowl With Differential From...
A look at the Super Bowl between Seattle and New England using the concept of Differential From Opponents Average.
Review of Intertops Online Sportsbook and Casino
Review of Intertops Online Sportsbook and Casino
Top Betting Reviews
A look at the website Top Betting Reviews.
ATS
: In the sports gambling world, "ATS" means against the spread, generally referring to how a team fared
Square
: In the sports gambling world, "square" refers to an naive bettor, who will typically lose money over
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. Page 3.
Dealing With Sports Betting Losing Streaks
All sports bettors will have the eventual losing streak. Learn how successful sports gamblers deal with them here.
Fade
: In the sports gambling world, "fade" means to wager against a particular person. : Because Jon lost
Basketball Betting - NBA Totals Betting System
A quick and easy NBA basketball totals betting system that has been around for years.
Total Super Bowl Betting Experience
Want to know about betting on the Super Bowl? We'll show you all about wagering on the biggest single sporting event here.
College Basketball Betting System
For a college basketball betting system that has been used by sports gamblers for years, continue here.
Finding an Edge in Sports Betting
Many bettors, especially sports bettors, don't attack when they have the biggest advantage.
Betting the Super Bowl 45 Props
A look at the Super Bowl 45 props from veteran professional sports bettor Mark Franco.
Fun Ways to Bet the World Series
A look at some fun ways for office workers and friends to have some wagering excitement on the World Series
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.
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.
Allen Moody Free Sports Betting Plays
Free daily sports betting selections.
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.
Juice
: In sports betting "juice" is the commission paid to bookmakers on losing bets for the privilege of
How to Bet on Horse Racing
A quick look at how to bet on horse racing for the novice bettor.
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.
Bet Limit
: In the sports gambling world, "bet limit" means the amount of money a bookmaker will accept on a particular
Prop Bets
: In the sports gambling world, "prop bets" refers to wagers that have nothing to do with who wins or
History of Sports Betting
A look at the history of sports betting.
NCAA Basketball Unranked Favorites Revisited
A look at the college basketball system that says to take unranked favorites over ranked teams.
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.
The Wacky World of Proposition Betting
A look at the growing, and sometimes offbeat, world of proposition wagers.
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.
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.
Push
: In the sports gambling world, "push" refers to a tied wager, where the player neither wins their wager
NBA Back-to-Back System
A simple NBA system for teams playing in the second of back-to-back 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.
Dime
: In the world of sports betting, a dime equals $1,000. : Leroy was a high roller, so it wasn't unusual
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.
CNBC Should be Ashamed of Money Talks
A look at the CNBC show Money Talks.
Football Betting Bible Review
A look at the book Football Betting Bible by Stephen Ward.
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. Page 2.
Betting College Basketball Totals
Betting college basketball totals is gaining in popularity. Here's an introduction and some things to look for.
Knowing If, How and When to Hedge or Scalp Your...
A look at the sports betting practice of hedging and/or scalping sports bets.
Super Bowl Team Proposition Bets
Learn about wagering on Super Bowl proposition bets. Includes a list of some available bets for the 2008 Super Bowl.
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.
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 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.
Super Bowl Betting - Ask the Experts
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Betting Super Bowl 45
Some thoughts on betting Super Bowl 45 as the game gets closer.
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. Page 3.
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.
Finding Value in Sports Betting
Value is a word long-time sports gamblers often use. Find out what they really mean in this article.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Price
: In the sports gambling world, "price" refers to the odds on a particular outcome happening. It can
Gambler's Anonymous
Gambling addition is a problem for many people. If gambling becomes a disruptive force in your life, it's time to seek help.
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.
Betting College Basketball First Half Totals
A look at betting college totals for the first half.
The Three Handicapping Techniques of Football
A look at the three different aspects of handicapping football from a betting perspective.
Betting NHL Totals
Some insight into betting NHL totals.
Odds
: In the sports gambling world, "odds" refer to the various point spreads or money lines on any given
NBA High Totals
A look at some trends when dealing with high totals in the NBA.
More on NBA Back-to-Back Games
A second system regarding NBA back-to-back games.
Sports Betting Office Pools - Survivor Pools
Survivor pools are most often held during the NFL season, but they adapt quite nicely to the college football bowl game. Learn about survivor pools and get a few tips about how to increase your chances of winning.
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.
Straight Up
: In the sports gambling world, "straight up" refers to the winner of a game without regard to the point
Sports Insights Line Predictor
A look at Sports Insights new Line Predictor feature.
Baseball Betting - Baseball Favorite Betting...
A baseball betting system that is profitable and easy to use.
Parlay
: A parlay is a combination of two or more wagers that a bettor links together and all of them must win
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.
Over/Under
: In the sports gambling world, "over/under" is a bet that is won or lost depending upon the combined
Pythagorean Theorem and Season Wins
A look at how the Pythagorean Theorem can be used to predict season win totals for all sports.
Super Bowl Prop Betting - Odds to Win MVP
Super Bowl proposition betting has taken on a life of its own and is now one of the most talked about aspect of the game. Here, we'll look at the odds to win the MVP for the 2009 Super Bowl
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.
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.
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.
Tracking the Sportsbooks
Certain sportsbooks are known to have sharper lines than others. Learn how you can use that to your advantage here.
Basketball Betting - NBA Totals Home-Away Primer
Many bettors fail to take seperate home and away performances into consideration when betting NBA basketball totals. This is a quick guide to get you headed in the right direction.
The Importance of Listing Pitchers For Betting...
A quick look at why listing pitchers is so important to baseball bettors.
The Advantage of Betting Hockey Totals
A look at why hockey totals may be one of the best betting opportunities around.
Pythagorean Formula and Baseball Betting
A look at a new use of the Pythagorean Formula in relation to baseball betting.
Mark Franco Super Bowl 49 Prop Bets
A look at professional handicapper Mark Franco's top five proposition bets for Super Bowl 49.
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.
Baseball Divisional Underdog Method
A look at a method for betting divisional underdogs in baseball.
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.
Those Wacky Super Bowl 45 Props
A look at some of the sillier bets being taken on Super Bowl 45.
College Basketball Point Spread Reversal
A look at an old trend involving college basketball teams and covering the point spread.
Oddsmaker
: In the sports gambling world, "oddsmaker" is a person who creates odds on sporting events, but does
Super Bowl Prop Bets - Team Propositions
In this article we'll look at the team proposition betting being offered for the 2009 Super Bowl.
Sports Betting - The Fallacy of the Numbers Game
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Differential From Opponent Averages
A beginning look at using opponent averages in sports handicapping.
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.
Football Betting Newsletters
A look at some of the most popular football betting newsletters around.
Parlay Card
: In the sports gambling world, "parlay card" means a bet on two or more teams (or totals) where all
Hockey Betting - Hockey's High-Priced Losers
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.
Handicapping Saturday College Basketball
Saturdays often bring out the best or the worst in college basketball bettors. Here, we'll look at a few ways to keep ahead of the game on the busiest day of the week.
Emotional Factors in Sports Betting
A look at the primary emotional factors bettors should consider when betting sports.
Bookie
: In the sports gambling world, "bookie" refers to a person who accepts wagers on sporting events. Bookie
The Greek Sportsbook Review
The Greek Sportsbook consistently receives high marks from sports gamblers. Find out why here.
Betting the Super Bowl XLIII Propositions
In this article, professional sports bettor Mark Franco runs down his best proposition bets for the Super Bowl.
Super Bowl 49 Preview
A look at Super Bowl 49 from a betting perspective.
Past Post
: In the sports gambling world, "past post" means to place a wager after a game has started and is frequently
College Basketball and Public Betting
A look at how the public does when betting 6-point favorites or larger in college basketball.
Beard
: In the sports gambling world, "beard" means somebody who places bets for another person to conceal
Betting the Right Number For Baseball Totals
A look at how to get the best number when betting baseball totals.
Bookmaker
: In the sports gambling world, "bookmaker" means somebody who accepts wagers on sporting events. Bookmaker
Betting the WNBA
Betting on the WNBA is a growing pastime, as gamblers are taking advantage of the small league as a profitable venture.
Off the Board
: In the sports gambling world, "off the board" refers to a game that no wagers are being accepted on.
Creating a 1-Run Line
A way to make your own 1-run line for baseball betting purposes.
First Round NCAA Basketball Tournament Tips
Betting on the NCAA Basketball Tournament has become big business. Here are a few tips to help you get through the first round.
Bet
: In the sports gambling world, "bet" means to risk money, or anything of value, on the outcome of a
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
Underdog
: In the sports gambling world, "underdog" means the person, or team, expected to lose an event. : Dog,
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.
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