Posts tagged ‘sports betting’

  • Man placing bet at sportsbook

    Do Sportsbooks Move Lines Based on Sharp Action?

    Like any smart bettor, sportsbooks will often use any edge possible to maximize their profits. Almost anything is on the table so long as it isn’t illegal. So, will a sportsbook actually move li...

  • sports betting vs other games of chance

    Why Some Prefer Sports Betting to Other Games of Chance

    Sports bettors are their own breed of person. If you are not a sports bettor, you will probably never know the thrill of turning in a bet which you have spent hours, maybe even days studying. And then...

  • Aston Kutcher bets on sports

    Famous Celebrities Who Bet on Sports

    Sports betting is a multi-billion dollar per year business. Anytime you have a game of chance of enjoyed by the masses, there will be plenty of betting on the outcome. And betting on sports is not jus...

  • Summer lack of sporting events

    The Slowest Time of Year in Sports Betting

    It’s that time of year when you go to your mobile sports app and sigh. There aren’t any games to bet on. This Monday, July 12, MLB was on hiatus while preparing for the All-Star Game and the NBA F...

  • Will Big Ben be Benched Odds

    Odds on Will Steelers Bench Roethlisberger This Season

    Talking head sports shows are abundant in this country. You have the mainstream ones from the likes of ESPN and you have sidestream national programs like Barstool and SportsWars. The line between mai...

  • Betting the Olympics 2021

    Can You Make Money Betting the Olympics?

    The question could easily be “Can you make money betting on sports?” With the 2020 (now 2021) Tokyo Olympic Games coming soon, smart bettors are looking at betting boards digging for value. The sh...

  • Which States Bet the Most? State by state accounting

    Which States Bet Most on Sports?

    If you often wonder why you see so many commercials for sportsbooks while watching TV, it’s because the U.S. is in the midst of a sports betting boom. With the Supreme Court’s striking down of the...

  • Can one player change the spread and by how much?

    Can One Player Move a Point Spread?

    The simple answer to this question is yes…and no…or it depends. In order to understand if a player can have an impact on a point spread, it helps to understand point spreads and what makes them mo...

  • Home Field Advantage Explained

    Quantifying Home Field Advantage in Sports Betting

    Heinz Field in December. Death Valley. Lumen Field (formerly CenturyLink Field) in Seattle. Cameron Indoor Stadium. These are some of the toughest venues for visiting teams to play. Arrowhead Stadium,...

  • Betting baseball first 5

    How to Bet MLB First Five Innings

    There are multitudes of betting opportunities when wagering on Major League Baseball. There are the standard moneyline, total, and run line bets, but there are others that can offer unique value. One ...