Posts tagged ‘strategy’

Texas Hold-em Double Up – What is it?

April 17, 2020

If you’re not already familiar with Bovada’s Texas Hold-em Double Up – Sit and Go Tournaments – it’s a good way to consistently “double up” your money with some basic poker skills, a little patience, and a good strategy in mind. The general idea is that you join a table (6 total anonymous players) and […]

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 […]

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 […]

How and Why to Bet Long Odds

October 16, 2019

Sports betting isn’t always about playing the short odds. If you know what you are doing, you take some long shots as well. If you do your research and bet long odds it can pay off. The logic is that it only takes one win out of the lot to cover the cost of all […]

Only Wager When You Have a Distinct and Definitive Advantage

August 20, 2019

“I’m going to the casino today. Hope I break even. I need the money“ -Typical Gambler   Here’s what I see. You should also.   Only wager on sports in which you know you have a distinct advantage. Most of the public does not have self-control, and should view gambling as entertainment and not as a business. […]

One of the Best Money Managers in the Wagering Business….. Started Out Clueless

November 10, 2018

In the late 1990’s I got lucky. Some of my race horses started to generate a great deal of income.  I had four and five-digit checks coming in almost weekly. As my capital grew I began investing in high-priced two-year olds, who would hopefully be eligible for some big purses. The big money that you see […]

Point Spread vs Money Line Betting

September 26, 2018

The Basics There are a multitude of ways to bet on sports. You can bet on which team will win the game straight up. But this type of bet will usually mean that you must bet odds. Example: 4/1, 3/1, 2/1 etc. You bet $4 to win $1, $3 to win $1 and so on. […]

Strategy for Betting Championship Futures

September 11, 2018

Some folks may think that betting championship futures is about betting the team you think is most likely to win. That is at least only partially true. It is about finding the best value as well as likelihood to win. My strategy is actually to bet several teams that offer great odds and also have […]

5 Things NFL Bettors Should Know This Post-Season

January 1, 2015

We are now a mere few days away from the end of the 2014 NFL season. Where did time go? After week 17 concludes, the exciting part begins – the NFL playoffs. Nothing beats the NFL playoffs in terms of excitement. However, from a bettor’s perspective, the playoffs can be a costly investment if you […]

More Sports Terminology – Sports Betting Glossary

November 26, 2014

We often use terminology on here that might be a bit foreign to some of our readers. Therefore, we felt the need to explain some of the betting types and terms that some of you may not understand. We hope this post will clear up any confusion you may have. Good luck with your sports […]