Posts tagged ‘handicapping’

Adjusting Your Handicapping Methods for 2020

November 25, 2020

There is no doubt in anyone’s mind that 2020 is the strangest year that they can remember. Businesses shut down and schools too for the Covid pandemic. The virus affected sports as well and consequently sports gambling. In this article we will go over some tips on how to adjust your handicapping method for 2020 […]

When to Take a Break from Sports Betting

October 26, 2020

Placing a wager on a sporting event can suddenly turn the two teams on your TV that you dont care about into an exciting match up. This effect alone is responsible for why an overwhelming majority of sports bettors wager recreationally. Betting money that you can afford to lose on a game to “spice it […]

Four Football Game Spreads That Are Off and Should be Bet

October 9, 2020

One method of handicapping we do here at SBA is that we look at the upcoming games and assign our own point spreads before we ever look at the national lines. This really helps us narrow down what games we will be playing this weekend. In this article we want to share four games that […]

Wager Alert Systems – Do They Actually Work?

August 21, 2020

One of the most used bookie tools is the wager alert system. As a bookmaker, one of the most important things to do is track incoming action. You don’t need to worry about tracking the small bets in real-time, but you have to know about every big bet. A “big bet” is subjective and will […]

NFL Playoff Angles that Should Win Almost 65% of the Time (ATS)

January 6, 2020

Part 2 – (Part I is here) Remember….. we’re playing a market as well as a game. Any advantageous angles should be used in conjunction with all information available. III. Look For: A Rematch of non-divisional opponents: This works for two playoff teams that played each other during the regular season. The play is on […]

Fiesta Bowl Ohio State vs Clemson Free Pick

December 25, 2019

On Saturday December 28, 2019 at 8pm EST we will be treated to the second game of the NCAA college football playoffs. This matchup is truly the best matchup of the entire season. #3 Clemson (13-0) vs #2 Ohio State, the ACC Champion vs. The Big Ten Champion. The point spread is currently Clemson -2 […]

The 9 Biggest Wagering Mistakes

September 1, 2019

Many may seem obvious, but they’re consistently made by novices and even those more seasoned. 1. Don’t bet more than 5% of your bankroll. I don’t care how good you are. You will have losing streaks. You can always increase your wagers as your capital grows. You don’t want to become a problem gambler. 2. […]

Six Instant Angles that can Substantially Increase Your Winning Percentages

August 29, 2019

Guest article. This week’s guest handicapper: John Rothschild I. The 20-point rebound: Teams will rarely play as well or as poorly as they did in their prior games. What to look for: 1) A matchup of one team that has just lost by 10 points ATS or more against one that has just won by […]

Six Football Myths and Money Management

August 16, 2019

In wagering, the many must lose in order that the few may win.                                                                                      […]

Taking Advantage of Early Lines

August 12, 2019

Those who set the opening lines try to create numbers close to the public consensus, but they do make mistakes. Jump on these. Lines come out eight to nine days prior to games, but much earlier before the start of the season. On average, I find approximately one to three mistakes per week. This number […]