How to become a better sports bettor

I'm pretty sure you've heard by now all the talks concerning sharp bettors which is a term that has reached folkloric proportion in the world of sports betting. This same exact term is also very misunderstood and my honest opinion is that people give sharp bettors way too much credit.

Most believe sharp bettors are people with some type of inside information or an infallible betting system which gives them a huge edge against the masses but I'm here to tell you neither is true.
The biggest difference between sharp bettors and the so called square bettors is the amount of time and determination/passion they put into their pursuit.

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Best Method Betting On Soccer


In this piece of writing, I will be explaining and go over the best way to bet on soccer successfully and win you some cash along the way. There are multiple methods and tactics that can be utilized with varying degree of success, and this article will try to direct you in the right direction if it is in your plan to start betting on Soccer.

When betting on Soccer, you should be aware of numerous types of competition with varying rules so it's best for potential bettors to be informed before placing their bets. More often than not, a draw could end up the final result of a specific game, so be aware they are 3 different result to bet on between Team-1 and Team-2;

Team-1 wins

Team-2 wins

Team-1 and Team-2 plays to a draw

Soccer wager is based on the outcome of a game after 90 minutes or regular-time, which consist of additional time added by the referee to make up the lost time wasted on injuries and other stoppage during the game. Overtime and penalty shoot-outs will not count in relation to your betting since they are not considered to be within the "regular time" framework.

Let's say for example, during the elimination rounds of a major tournament, a winner is necessary to advance to the next round, but all wages/bets are settled during a 90 minutes of regular time, which makes a draw a probable outcome to wager on during an elimination match.

Below is an example of what a 3-way moneyline would resemble.

Germany -128

Japan +329

Draw +250

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Seeking Value in Sports Betting

The best way to succeed

The secret to a very successful sports betting career is by seeking the best value on every single bet. Seeking "value" means getting the "true" odds on a specific team. For instance, if your fair evaluation of a game is telling you the under-dog team should really be receiving 4.5 points but instead is receiving 7.5 points, then that is basically a value betting proposition. It is also known as an "overlay."

Seeking "Value Betting" is define when you strongly consider which game will get you the best chance to not only win but to get you the best payment return. This can also include betting on underdogs, team who aren't expected to win. But remember that underdogs doesn't necessarily have to win the game since all they have to do is lost by fewer than the point-spread odds to win money, so don't disregard underdogs. In fact, the best value betting are usually on underdogs since the odds-makers figures that many will not go for these bets.

Those who are in charge of fixing he odds/lines have to do so on a large arrays of game and sometimes, they will get sloppy by fixing great odds that benefits the bettors, but it's hope to you to do your due diligence and look for these game with good value. A lot of these valued odds are on sports that many bettors don't bet on, specially sports that I would call "soft-sports" like hockey, tennis, golf.

As a sports bettor, you should closely keep an eye on the numbers in football where small changes in the point spread could have major ramification on the value of the bet. The line moving from 6.5 to 8 should be seen as drastic move, even on a 2 point conversion. In case you would like to take the under at +6.5, than you should get incredible value-on-bet at +8. Keep in mind that many games in Football are decided by the margin of about 3-points than any other margins. Therefore, a point spread that start at 2.5 to 3.5 should be taken very seriously by a bettor.

Betting on MLB Baseball 2016 Guide

As a sports bettor who is just getting started, you may have some questions concerning the best way to go about betting on Baseball and be fruitful at it. This article should be read as a brief guide to help you improve your chances of profiting while betting on MLB games.

Placing good bets on MLB Baseball is not a complicated task, but it is very dissimilar to betting on NFL Football or NBA basketball. If you're not familiar with money line, betting can be extremely intimidating, but the good news is that with time, you will eventually familiarized yourself with it and everything will look simple to you.

Money Line

As you may already know, the money line is based on $100 bets. A team will be favored on every single contest and be represented with a minus sign(eg. Cubs -125) next to the money line. and the underdog will have a plus sign(eg. +115 Mets) next to the money-line.

In the example above, if you wanted to win $100, you will need to bet $125 on the Cubs because they are the favorite and need to risk more money to bet on the stronger team. On the other hands, betting on the Mets which are the underdogs, you will get better odds and more money if they were to beat the favorite team. So to win $100, you need to bet $115 on the Mets. This is what the (Mets +115) means.

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Sports Handicapping Best Strategies and Tactics

In sports betting, there are a a large varieties of strategies that can be applied to great success. There's really no telling whether yours is better than someone else's strategy since a lot of it depends on your own style of betting and comfort-ability level. In this industry, you will quickly find out that there is a broad range of ways you could attain pleasant success which could bring great profit.

As an illustration of what can be utilized when you think about sports strategies, let us consider how numerous stock analyst may work. Continue reading "Sports Handicapping Best Strategies and Tactics"

The Reason Why Sports Bettor Take break From Betting

If you're a sports bettor, you know very well that summer time is usually a quiet period when it comes to betting. While there are still a few sports to bet on like car racing and tennis, the major sports like basketball, football and hockey are on their off-season during the summer. This surely means that a fewer amount of bets will be taking place during that time since the 3 major sports are by far the most popular among sports bettors.

Still, many bettors who have strong urge to bet will find something to put their money on, even during down time, but there exist a pretty good argument against constantly betting all year around. Unless you're big into betting on MLB baseball, the summer time is probably the perfect time to take a break, refresh and recharge for the next season when NBA, NFL and NHL is running. The smartest bettors takes break from betting and so should too. Below is a list of 5 good reason why every sports bettors need a break: Continue reading "The Reason Why Sports Bettor Take break From Betting"

The benefit of placing your bet early and late

In the United States, Football is distinctive sports to bet on simply because of the time that exist before a specific team plays his next game.

With MLB Baseball, the betting line is usually up the night before the game is played, so you basically have at most a few hours to do your homework by handicapping each games properly before placing your bets. Vegas lines for NHL Hockey and NBA, take a little longer to go public but not by much. In the NFL, the lines usually goes public a full week before the game are played.

Because NFL Football betting line are posted so early before the game take place, bettors have to not only decide on who they are going to bet on, but also when should they place the bet. More than a few people prefer to place their bet early in the week; preferably on Sunday night or Monday Morning.

On the flip side, many other bettor prefers to wait until the last minutes before the game start to place their bets. You should be aware there are advantages build-in in both approaches and below, we will take a closer look at 3 advantages in each.

Placing your bet early

Take advantage of any mistake - It is not so unusual in NFL Football for point spread to be completely wrong. Oftentimes, you will see betting lines that are posted which doesn't match the assessment of the smart handicappers. In these condition, Las Vegas odd-makers will swiftly modify the spread to accommodate the heavy betting action that is happening on the side that is out of whack.

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Making Money in 2017 By Handicapping Sports

In a World where many are constantly searching for the easiest way to make a fortune online, Sports handicapping has emerged to be a variable option while not having to leave the comfort of your home.

Not too many people would mention Sports handicapping if you were to ask them for their honest recommendation on different ways to make a fortune in this World.

In fact, many would not have any knowledge of what you're talking about if you were to bring up such a subject, but in reality, it has become very clear that one could successfully handicap sports and make a good living at it, specially with the ever growing expansion of the Internet Worldwide.

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