Posts tagged ‘sports handicapping’

SBA Hits Three Out of Four Tournament Upset Specials

March 21, 2021

We are not a paid sports handicapping company. There are many of those online and some of them are very good and consistent at what they do. We specialize in sports betting information and online sportsbook review. But, we like to pick games and bet them ourselves. We feel that we have a unique perch […]

Should I Bet the Early Line or Wait?

February 27, 2021

There are a few sportsbooks who set the line for the industry. They take the chance and put out the first lines as early as they can and let the public takes shots at the number. They then move the number accordingly. Other, more conservative shops will then post their opening number after the line […]

Do You Need “Luck” to Win at Sports Betting?

February 12, 2021

This is kind of a tricky question because in order to answer it, you have believe in luck, or at least have a clear definition of what luck actually is. What is Luck? Baby Don’t Hurt Me, No More Roman philosopher Seneca once said “Luck Is What Happens When Preparation Meets Opportunity”. Every bit of […]

ATP or Against the Public Betting – What Do You Know?

December 21, 2020

What do you know about contrarian or ATP betting? Do you know that betting against the public has been around almost as long as sportsbooks themselves? It is said that some of the early operators of sportsbooks would tell their friends and family which way everyone was betting so that they could place their own […]

Army vs Navy Free Pick

December 10, 2020

Navy Midshipmen (3-3, 3-3 ATS) at Army Black Knights (7-2, 5-4 ATS) FREE PICK It is the truest representation of why young men play college football in the U.S. It’s the greatest of all college football rivalries and on Saturday it takes place on campus for the first time in a long time. Army-Navy will […]

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 […]

Six Major Handicapping Changes this Season

December 28, 2019

article from John Rothschild – Author of Best Selling: Football Betting Made Easy Every season we need to modify our models for market change. This year we need to start incorporating new analytics like never before. The major changes: 1) Closer point spreads: For years the public, and even those more sophisticated, assumed that most […]

Wagering Myths and Mistakes

November 23, 2019

In gambling, the many must lose in order that the few may win. -George Bernard Shaw (Is this you?) 1. Teams Win More After a Bye Week: This is true, but they don’t cover more against the spread. Note: Here’s a new stat I’ve compiled that wins more than you would expect. Teams prior to […]

Parlays are Totally Bad.. Unless You Hit One

November 17, 2019

When sportsbooks report their profits, at least a good chunk of that number is a result of parlay bets. The parlay bet is one in which you can string together several games and have it pay off at an exponential number. Sports betting purists recommend highly against this type of bet, yet many of us […]

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 […]