How to Wager on Pro Football: Understanding Different Betting Options

Betting on the NFL is extremely popular, but not everyone is aware of how to wager it or how many different types of bets are available to make. For the uninitiated, all of this information can be a bit overwhelming and even a little confusing. This article serves as a great tool to reference whenever… Read More »

Bowl Game Betting System: Are Teams With More Wins a Good Bet?

Bowl season is almost here and that means we will have a flurry of action and a lot of opportunities to make some money by betting on college football.  People come up will all kinds of ideas about which teams to bet and why.  Today, I am tackling a common one: betting on a bowl… Read More »

Betting College Football Bowls: Power 5 vs Mid-Major Conferences

It seems everyone has their own way to handicap the college bowl games.  Some may have a system that involves playing favorites at a certain line, or fading teams based on how they finished the regular season.  One popular trend I continue to hear about is the theory that you can take or fade a… Read More »

Handicapping NBA Regular Season Rematch Games (Home & Home Series)

I talk to a lot of the best NBA handicappers on a daily basis.  This is great because we can bounce ideas off of one another and you can learn different matchup situations that are worth looking at. Recently, I was talking to a handicapper who mentioned how NBA teams did when they play those… Read More »

NBA Regular-Season Win Projections, Betting Odds & Playoff Predictions

Here’s a look at our NBA predictions for the 2017-18 regular season. I give out my projected standings for each division, as well as my expected records. You can use the projections to compare them with the actual win total numbers for each team. I’ve also included the betting odds for each team to win… Read More »

NBA Coaches Salaries: Highest & Lowest Paid Coaches in the League

Below you’ll find the estimated average yearly salaries for most of the head coaches in the NBA.  Teams rarely disclose the exact amount that they pay their coaches, but sometimes they do make the base salary figure available.  We’ve compiled as many as we could find, listed in order of highest to lowest paid. Sources… Read More »

MyBookie Sportsbook Review: Legit Safe Payouts & Withdrawal Methods

Jump to About Payouts & Deposits Bonuses Customer Service Odds Teasers Parlays Mobile My Bookie has burst onto the online sports betting scene. This Costa Rica based book accepted their first bet in August of 2014. Since then they have quickly climbed the charts. In less than two years time, they are already considered one… Read More »

Gambling on NCAA Football Teaser Cards & Best Strategies for Profiting

Jump to Basics Payouts Key Numbers 6-Points 7-Points 10-Points It’s amazing how easy it is to profit betting college football teasers. That is of course as long as you bet them properly. If you are looking to expand your NCAA football handicapping, you came to the right spot. This article has everything you need at… Read More »

NBA Handicapping: Betting Teams Playing in Two Difficult Rest Scenarios

One of the popular things situational handicappers like to look at when breaking down an NBA matchup is rest. Everyone knows that teams playing in back-to-back games are in a tough spot. There are two scenarios that involve a team on short rest that I like to key on. Those are 4 games in 5… Read More »

Compare NCAA Basketball & NBA Teaser Payouts at Top Online Books

Most people have bet on, or at least heard of, teasers for football. Yet, in basketball, these are one of the most overlooked types of wagers available. And if you are going to win betting the NBA or CBB then you need to leave no stone unturned. Informed and disciplined bettors can make a lot of… Read More »

Impact of New Extra Point Rules & NFL Success Rate on 2-Point Attempts

Everyone loves an exciting game. Just imagine the excitement if most teams went for two on every touchdown instead of kicking an almost-automatic-extra-point. Which is why I love that the NFL has moved the distance back for extra points this season.  Hopefully, it will encourage more teams to go for the 2-point conversion.  However, we will have… Read More »

Top Money Management Tips & Systems for Sports Gambling

New to the industry? An understanding of how to bet or how to handicap games are critical to getting started. However, none of that matters if you don’t manage your bankroll properly. That’s why I created this article on the keys to money management when betting on sports. Before we get into it, there are… Read More »

College Football Non-Conf Games: SU & ATS Records by Conference

A big topic of debate is which college football conference reigns supreme over the other. There’s all kind of power ratings out there that look at just the conferences instead of the individual teams. Everyone is entitled to their own opinion. The problem is there’s usually some biased involved with the rankings. Most are going… Read More »

Standard Deviations of Over/Under Margins by Total

How accurate are oddsmakers at setting totals as the size of the total rises? Our theory coming in was that as totals get bigger, oddsmaker accuracy would get worse. After all, you would expect a greater margin for error with more points scored. We went back through hundreds of totals and ran the standard deviation… Read More »

Standard Deviations of ATS Margins by Totals – NBA, NFL, NCAAB & NCAAF

In a game that has less scoring, it would make sense that oddsmakers would be more accurate on the lines. The less total points scored by either team should make it much easier to determine the final score. The more accurate the line is at certain totals could be a great resource in several different… Read More »

How to Bet Like the Professionals: Following Sharp Money in Pro Football

Chances are you have seen or heard of the term “Sharp Money” with regard to NFL handicapping. If not, I strongly encourage you to read this article carefully. I’m going to define it, explain it, and show you how to follow it. All of this is going to help you increase your profits on the… Read More »

Handicapping NFL: Top Pro Football Power Rankings Resources

NFL power rankings are a major component to NFL handicapping. The key is being able to find a ratings system you can trust. There’s a lot of people out there with opinions, who don’t really know what they are talking about. Most people who bet on football, could come up with their own ratings. The… Read More »

Individual Team & Conference Power Ratings for NCAA Football

There’s a lot of different factors that go into handicapping college football. One of the most popular among experts are power rankings. Not to be confused with the AP or Coaches Poll, where you have people voting based off past success or a teams record. This is why you see ranked teams sometimes listed as… Read More »

How to Convert NCAA College Football Betting Spreads to Money Lines

In the past we have talked about how to bet on NCAAF and one option is money lines. If you aren’t familiar with this form of wagering, it’s simply betting on who you think will win the game outright. This also means there is no point spread involved. The risk involved is adjusted based on… Read More »

How to Use Most Frequent NFL Scores to Bet Over/Under Lines

One of the first rules of thumb that you learn when handicapping the NFL, is to shop for the best odds. Having multiple online sportsbooks at your disposal will increase your chances of profiting. When it comes to wagering on the spread in football, most are familiar with the key numbers to look for. For… Read More »

Pro Football Betting Lines By the Numbers: Against the Spread Results

Does it matter the exact line that a game closes at? Are there certain pro football spreads that win more than the rest? See for yourself, as I have compiled an in-depth look at how every spread in the last 25+ years has performed. If all things were equal, we would expect it to be… Read More »

Top Secrets & Betting Tips to Successfully Handicap Pro Football

If you are someone who is struggling to pick winners on a consistent basis and keep finding yourself with an empty bankroll, it’s likely due to a lack of quality information. That’s why I created the ultimate NFL handicapping guide to help you cash more winning tickets. I’m confident that if you start using the… Read More »

Sports Betting Bankroll Management: Expert Tips, Stakes & Unit Size

One of the popular sports handicapping subjects that I come across with a lot of new clients is in regards to bankroll. The most popular being how much money do I need to start betting on sports and how do I manage it? If this is something you are interested in, keep reading. First things… Read More »

Understanding Betting Odds & Payouts on Multi-Team Parlay Tickets

This article is meant to help further your sports betting knowledge when it comes to parlays. The first thing we will cover is understanding what this bet is and how it works. We’ll also look at how the odds are calculated, payouts, house advantage, and benefits for making these wagers. Definition: Also known as combos,… Read More »

Major League Baseball Betting: Profitable Second Half Systems

The MLB All-Star Week is here and it’s a great time to evaluate your baseball betting strategies. I wanted to share with you a couple of MLB handicapping systems that have excelled this time of year. Check out who is the favorite to win it all for the 2017 World Series. One of them looks… Read More »

WagerWeb Sportsbook Review: Legit Online Site with Fast Payouts

Looking to open up a new sportsbook account? I’ve put together an in-depth review of WagerWeb to show why they are worth considering. WagerWeb joined the industry back in 1994 and has improved considerably over the years. I’ll be the first to say it wasn’t one my top choices when it first started. That’s simply not the… Read More »

Handicapping NFL 2nd Half Lines & Tips on Middling Your Original Bet

The sports betting industry has evolved over the years. Just about every sportsbook is offering live, in-game betting odds. This includes halftime lines, and more exotic bets like parlays and teasers. A wise gambler once told me, any exotic bet offered by a sportsbook is a suckers bet. If you think about it, the sportsbooks… Read More »

Betting NFL Totals Week to Week: Find out When to Bet the Over & Under

This article takes a closer look at how oddsmakers adjust the NFL totals over the course of the regular-season. The goal was to find any significant patterns that we can use to help predict future totals. Keep in mind that we are not advocating simply wagering blindly on an over or under based only on… Read More »

Tips for Handicapping Teams off Bye Week in NCAA Football

There’s a lot of factors that go into handicapping college football. One of the most important is bye weeks. This article takes a closer look at how the extra time off impacts a teams’ ability to cover the spread. There are a lot of similarities to NFL bye weeks in the college game. However, there… Read More »

Tips for Handicapping Pro Football Player Values Against the Spread

One of the keys to successful NFL handicapping is understanding player value. Injuries are way of life in pro football. They happen all the time and no team is going to avoid them. This article is all about understanding how specific players can impact the odds. More specifically the exact numerical value they are worth… Read More »

Top 5 NFL ATS Records All-Time: Best Bets (Teams) Pro Football History

There are few things as exciting as the start of the NFL season. Handicapping the NFL is not easy. You have to know which teams the odds makers overvalue and which ones they undervalue. Most teams with low expectations from the odds makers perform well against the spread. However, when it comes to the best single-season against the spread records, those… Read More »

Steps to Buying Bitcoin & Using it for Betting at Online Sportsbooks

If you use an online sportsbook, chances are you have seen the option to deposit money via Bitcoin (BTC). Most don’t give bitcoin much thought and just use the same old forms of depositing that they are used to. I wanted to take some time to inform my readers about bitcoin. The big focal points of… Read More »

Indianapolis 500 History & Trivia Guide: List of Fun Facts

The Indy 500 has become synonymous with American nationalism because of its placement during the Memorial Day weekend. Even non racing fans usually tune in for at least part of the race as it is a great chance to get together with some buddies to toss back a few cold ones. Below is a list… Read More »

Expert Racing Picks to Win the Indy 500 & Betting Odds

We are just a few days away from the 101st running of the Indy 500 at historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The race is scheduled for Sunday, May 28 at roughly 12:20 EST. It will be televised nationally on ABC. The event takes place over Memorial Day weekend and has done so since 1965. It’s a… Read More »

Information About the Race Track at the Indianapolis 500

The Indianapolis 500 mile race is the most recognized open wheel car event in the world. The only thing even arguably close is the Daytona 500. With so much tradition surrounding this event and with all the legendary drivers, every young motorsports enthusiast that has ever dreamed of blazing around a track has pictured themselves doing… Read More »

Look Back at Some of the Most Famous Indianapolis 500 Crashes

Indy Racing would not have its same appeal if crashes were not a part of it. While they are often life threatening occurrences, they are also one of the most thrilling and breathtaking events for spectators. The Indianapolis 500 is a hot zone for crashes with 33 cars on top of each other racing at… Read More »

List of Drivers Who Have Won the Indianapolis 500

NASCAR fans might throw the Daytona 500 at me, but I will easily argue that there is no bigger accomplishment in racing than winning the Indianapolis 500. This year’s edition marks the 101st running of the storied race which was first run back in 1911. Two different stints during the world wars caused the race… Read More »

Racing Guidelines & Rules for the Indianapolis 500

Like in any sport, Indy Racing has certain rules and guidelines that it calls for its participants to follow. The Indianapolis 500 also has some of its own specific guidelines that you’re going to want to know prior to race day in order to gain a better grasp of the biggest race of the year.… Read More »

Making Profitable NCAA College Basketball Teaser Bets with Best Lines

Most people familiar with betting college basketball don’t think much about teasers. These bets are pretty popular in football, but simply don’t get as much action in basketball. What is a Teaser Bet in Basketball?  Understanding How They Work For those that don’t know what a teaser is and how it works, here’s a quick explanation. The… Read More »

What’s the Right Move: Should You be Hedging Parlays in Sports Betting

A question I am often asked is, “Should I hedge my parlay?” Well, first things first, I am not a fan of parlays unless they are correlated. Generally speaking, it is not a good way to consistently turn a profit. With that said, like so many things in life, parlays can be fun in moderation. I’d be… Read More »

Past Horse Racing Triple Crown Contenders & Results at Belmont Stakes

Whether you are a horse racing enthusiast or not, most are aware of what is known as the Triple Crown. For those of you who don’t, it’s a 3-race event for three-year-old thoroughbreds. It consists of the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, and Belmont Stakes. It all starts with the Derby, which is run on the… Read More »

Why You Shouldn’t Listen to Your Gut When Placing a Sports Bet

When it comes to wagering money on sports, everyone seems to have “gut” feelings or predispositions to certain situations that they believe gives them an advantage. The problem with these feelings is that while they may appear rational at first blush, most do not hold up, either mathematically or when tested against historical results. These… Read More »

Vegas Odds Makers Accuracy: Standard Deviations by Point Spread

Just how accurate are the oddsmakers as point spreads change and grow?  Most people would predict that as spreads increase in size, the accuracy of the oddsmakers at predicting the final score should fall. What we’ve done is examined the standard deviation on the ATS (against the spread) margin of thousands of games in all… Read More »

MLB Mock Draft: First Round Projections & Pick Analysis

We are less than a month away from the 2017 MLB Draft.  First round action is scheduled for June 12 at MLB Network’s Studio 42 in Secaucus, New Jersey. For fanatics that want to see the action unfold live, it can be seen on MLB Network and The draft is a 3-day event that covers a ridiculous… Read More »

List of the Greatest NFL Draft Sleepers of All-Time

List of the Top 7 All-Time Late Round NFL Draft Sleepers The NFL draft is often times what separates the great teams from the bottom feeders. Missing on players in the opening rounds can be devastating to a team’s future success. At the same time, striking gold on a player in the later rounds can turn… Read More »

MLB Betting Advice: Use Dime Line Sportsbooks Offering 10 Cent Lines

Whether you are someone who is new to betting on baseball or been doing it for years, I want to make sure that you understand the importance of using dime line odds. Whether you have heard the term “dime line odds” before or not, it’s extremely important that you make your sportsbooks is using them for their… Read More »

Key Numbers to Look for When Making Bets on MLB Over/Under Totals

The table below shows the most common final combined scores for nearly 32,000 MLB games. This information is useful for those making wagers on the diamond. It allows them to see how often each number hits. MLB Key Numbers For Handicapping & Making Bets on Baseball Totals “Runs” represents the final score of each game.… Read More »

How to Improve Your MLB Betting by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

Losing can be a difficult habit to break. If you don’t take the right steps to correct your previous mistakes, you are going to continue to see similar results. The same principles holds true when it comes to betting baseball. You have to be willing to learn something from each loss and use it to your advantage… Read More »

Information on How to Bet MLB Series Prices During Baseball Season

Want to add a little more flavor to your MLB betting this season? You should add baseball series betting to your repertoire. WWagering on this is not the most common bet, and it is one that many bettors aren’t even aware of. In case you aren’t exactly sure what I’m referring to, this is what I mean.… Read More »

Look at How Weather Can Affect the Betting Outcome of Baseball Games

One of the key factors that amateur bettors routinely forget to check is the weather. Knowing the temperature and the direction the wind is blowing can drastically improve your baseball betting. Those that do look at the weather, typically only use it to determine whether a game might go over or under the total, but… Read More »

How to Win More Bets With our MLB Parlay Betting System & Strategies

Understanding How to Bet & Handicap Winning Parlay Picks in Baseball How Parlays Work Most of you reading this article are likely already familiar with how parlays work.  But, I wanted to take a quick second and explain it for anyone who isn’t familiar with this type of wager. A parlay is a single bet… Read More »

MLB Betting Explained: Understanding the Vegas Gambling Odds

If you are just getting into betting on baseball, then you need to have a basic understanding of the different types of bets you can place. Each baseball season I am flooded with e-mails asking about the basics of how to wager on this sport. This article serves as a great beginners resource for learning how… Read More »

Top March Madness Upset Picks & Predictions for Each Region

The field for the 2017 NCAA Tournament has just been announced. It’s time to start breaking down the matchups and figuring out which teams are on upset alert. Top 3 Upset Predictions for Each Region of the 2017 NCAA Tournament This is an essential part of any good bracket. I’ve compiled a list of my… Read More »

NFL Scoring by Quarter: Highest & Average Per Game

I’ve been doing a little bit of research into NFL handicapping and I thought of comparing the scoring of first and second halves. The reason is to further understand the sport and also to see if there are any weaknesses in these lesser bet lines that I can exploit.  I went back over the last… Read More »

What is Home Court Advantage Worth in the NBA?

What is the home court advantage really worth in the NBA? If you’ve looked around, you’ve probably heard a lot of different answers.  T he problem with most of those answers is that they are taking a cumulative look at the advantage a team gets when playing at home (the league average is about three… Read More »

Best Home Court Advantage in College Basketball by Points

What is the advantage of home court in college basketball?  Ask that question to five different people and you will get five different answers.  Almost all of them are likely to give you a number between 3 and 6 points. The truth of the matter is that there is no simple answer to your question.  The… Read More »