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General Strategies That Apply to Sports Wagering

Author: Sam R Jones

Category: Recreation

Now that we’ve looked at what kinds of bets should be avoided, here are somegeneral strategies that apply to all sports wageringThere are a few all-encompassing ideas that will improve the quality of your wagers andincrease your rate of successes, regardless of what sport you’re betting on There is acertain excitement that comes from betting impulsively, but every successful sports bettowill tell you that following these rules will pay off in the long runRule : Bet selectivelyNot every game in every sport is a “bettable game;” that is, just because Vegasand the local bookies put out lines for it doesn’t mean you have to put money on it...

Things to Avoid in Sports Wagering

Author: Sam R Jones

Category: Recreation

There are a number of differnt ways to wager on professional sports, so let’s review someof the most common ones Over-under bets, also known as “totals,” have the bettowager against a number representing the total points scored in the game, betting onwhether more or fewer total points will be scored In an NFL game, if the bookmaker’stotal is 38, an “under” wager will win if fewer than 38 points are scored, and an “over”wager will win if more than 38 points are scored...

Important Aspects of Sports Wagering

Author: Sam R Jones

Category: Recreation

The betting system is getting more and more complex with passage of time, so proper understanding is must before making a betIn today’s betting world, it is rare to encounter any bets against odds While yearsago, if you liked a favorite in a game, you could give 2-to-1 odds (risking two dollars foevery dollar you hoped to earn), today bets are generally made against point spreads, withnoticeable exceptions to this standard being horseracing and golf...

An Introduction to Betting Teasers

Author: Sam R Jones

Category: Humor

Imagine a world in which a “tease” was a good thing Well, in sports wageringcircles, it can be If you’re not sure what a teaser is, or for those who could use a quickeminder, a teaser is a combination of two or more football or basketball games where theplayer wagers against the spread or total...

Ensuring Your Online Security in Sports Betting

Author: Sam R Jones

Category: Internet

The sports business is everywhere It touches almost every person every day, in avariety of forms ranging from the scores scrolling across the bottom of your TV screen,to a separate section in the newspaper, to morning talk shows on the radio, to the gamesthemselves Professional Sports is an enormous business, the stakes are high, and thedifference between winning and losing can be no more than a hair’s breadth...

Runlines and How to Bet Them

Author: Sam R Jones

Category: Recreation

I’ve talked about betting major league baseball, and it seems that with the sun outand many ballgames on every day, we should take a more in-depth look at theconsiderable opportunities for bettors that this sport offersLet’s quickly recap the idea behind moneylines When you bet against the spread,you wager either that an underdog will either win outright or lose by less than a certainmargin, or that a favorite will win by more than that margin...

How to Bet Parlays

Author: Sam R Jones

Category: Recreation

Parlays can be one of the most lucrative payouts in sports wagering, but they cane one of the most frustrating losses too when they narrowly miss Let’s review the basicidea of a parlay: the player bets on the outcome of two or more games, and as the numbeof teams he picks goes up, so do the odds at which he is paid out The teams can span avariety of sports and the events wagered on can take place on different days...

Keep Your Mind on Your Money, And Your Money on Your Mind

Author: Sam R Jones

Category: Finances

It doesn’t matter if you’re as smart and rich as Bill Gates, or as crazy and poor asMike Tyson—everyone should be concerned with the responsible management of theimoney As a responsible sports bettor, you need to know exactly what shape youfinances are in at all times, and the correct answer is not “uh… green… andectangular… with presidents on the front” A successful betting system doesn’t justcover what picks you make, it covers how you manage the money you wager...

A Guide to Betting Major League Baseball

Author: Sam R Jones

Category: Recreation

If you don’t know already, you could probably have guessed that the majoetting sports are football and basketball Let’s turn our eyes to a betting sport that isoften overlooked but can be very valuable: baseball There’s nothing better than kickingack with a cold one, whether at home or at the stadium, and watching a ball game...

Getting the Goods on Props and Futures (part 2)

Author: Sam R Jones

Category: Sports

In the first half of this article I explained what props and futures are, and looked athow props should be approached and bet Now, let’s turn to futuresFutures often appeal to the real die-hard fans of a team; the fans who believe thatin several months from now, their team will come out on top, and who want to be able tohonestly say “see, I told you so – I put money on this happening...

Getting the Goods on Props and Futures (part 1)

Author: Sam R Jones

Category: Recreation

A buddy of mine has always loved the phrase “if I were a betting man…” anduses it whenever he wants to speculate on the outcome of anything going on in the world,whether it’s “if I were a betting man, I’d put money on Brad and Angelina gettingmarried,” or “if I were a betting man, I’d sure like those Nationals right now,” or “if Iwere a betting man, I’d say Mike Tyson will be in the ring again before the end of 2006”Well, I am a betting man In fact, it’s the industry in which I’ve chosen to make aliving...

A Successful Approach Towards Sports Wagering

Author: Sam R Jones

Category: Sports

The sports business is everywhere It touches almost every person every day, in avariety of forms ranging from the scores scrolling across the bottom of your TV screen,to a separate section in the newspaper, to morning talk shows on the radio, to the gamesthemselves Professional Sports is an enormous business, the stakes are high, and thedifference between winning and losing can be no more than a hair’s breadth...

Numbers That Matters in Sports Wagering

Author: Sam R Jones

Category: Sports

The final score in any professional sports game never tells the whole story Youjob as a bettor is to get a full sense of what a team’s character is like, and that issomething that can never be summed up in the scores that you see scrolling along theottom of your television In addition to reading game recaps and watching a team play,the following statistics are important to look for when gauging whether a team is aworthy investment:1...

Inside View of Sports Wagering

Author: Sam R Jones

Category: Home Management

A lot of people like to play up sports wagering as a field ruled by experts, whereit’s impossible to beat the people who know what they’re doing The truth of the matter isthat all the tools you need to get a leg up on the competition are right at your fingertipsThink of making sports wagers as studying for a test: bettors who wager on “instinct” o“feel” are going into the test cold, when a little studying can go a long way...

Strategies For Success in Sports Wagering

Author: Sam R Jones

Category: Recreation

Now that we’ve looked at what kinds of bets should be avoided, here are somegeneral strategies that apply to all sports wagering While each sport has certain nuancesthat make it unique for the bettor, the following pointers are part of a winning mentalityThere are a few all-encompassing ideas that will improve the quality of your wagers andincrease your rate of successes, regardless of what sport you’re betting on...

What to Avoid and What to Adapt to Become a Successful Sports Bettor

Author: Sam R Jones

Category: Recreation

There are a number of ways to wager on professional sports, so let’s review someof the most common ones Over-under bets, also known as “totals,” have the bettowager against a number representing the total points scored in the game, betting onwhether more or fewer total points will be scored In an NFL game, if the bookmaker’stotal is 38, an “under” wager will win if fewer than 38 points are scored, and an “over”wager will win if more than 38 points are scored...

Present Day Betting System

Author: Sam R Jones

Category: Recreation

In today’s betting world, it is rare to encounter any bets against odds While yearsago, if you liked a favorite in a game, you could give 2-to-1 odds (risking two dollars foevery dollar you hoped to earn), today bets are generally made against point spreads, withnoticeable exceptions to this standard being horseracing and golfThe point spread is a handicap given to the favorite in terms of points...

Introduction to Sports Wagering

Author: Sam R Jones

Category: Sports

The sports business is everywhere It touches almost every person every day, in avariety of forms ranging from the scores scrolling across the bottom of your TV screen,to a separate section in the newspaper, to morning talk shows on the radio, to the gamesthemselves Professional Sports is an enormous business, the stakes are high, and thedifference between winning and losing can be no more than a hair’s breadth...

How to Promote a Sports Handicapping Business on the Internet

Author: Sam R Jones

Category: Marketing

Promoting a Sports Handicapping Business is a challenge for those who are not familiar with online marketing Reaching sports bettors who are your primary target can be enormously challenging as you are competing in the same channels with the best funded sportsbooks in the business such as GoSportsbetcom...

 
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