NCAA Football Over/Under Season Win Total Lines & Betting Guide

The countdown is on! With summer finally here, that means we are inching closer and closer to the start of another college football season. In fact, we are less than two months from opening week. Oddsmakers are quick to release their NCAAF Championship Odds. Those are out basically the day after the title game. Even… Read More »

Updated 2023 NFL Win Total Numbers, Projections & Past Results

One of the most popular types of wagers when it comes to NFL futures are win totals.  The 2023 season is fast approaching and the sports book have started to release their over/unders for each team.  You can use this information in a variety of ways, even if you don’t want to make an actual… Read More »

List of Top Head Coach Salaries for NCAA Football in 2023

This article takes a look at how much each head coach in college makes on a yearly basis. We don’t just cover the guys at the top of the list. We go looking for the salaries on all 130 FBS teams. Unfortunately, the private schools don’t have to make this information public. Unless it shows… Read More »

Key Numbers for Betting NCAA Football Totals: Most Common Scores

The key numbers for betting college football totals let you use the most common scores to decide if there is value in the over-under.  You can compare the latest CFB lines to see if there are sharp books with a point difference from a square book, and possibly use that to get an edge with… Read More »

How Many Points Is College Football Home Field Advantage Worth?

Which college football teams really have the best home-field advantage? Most sources try to generalize the upper hand into a simple number that can be applied to every team and every game. The fact of the matter is, that there is no magic number that applies universally (the national average is just over three points,… Read More »

WNBA Handicapping: Strategies & Systems Used by Experts

The WNBA is one of my favorite niche sports to follow. It’s not mainstream like the MLB.  It’s not even as popular as the PGA Tour. But this means there are plenty of opportunities.  The books do not spend as much time on the WNBA odds each day as they do the MLB. They aren’t… Read More »

Beginner’s Guide on How to Bet on the WNBA

The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) is a fast-growing sport that takes place from the beginning of May until the end of October. If you have been watching the games and want to cash in on your knowledge you might want to try betting. During the summer months, you don’t have a lot of wagering… Read More »

Why Selling Sports Picks is Profitable for Pro Bettors

Professional sports bettors lead a stressful life. They depend on their wins and losses to earn enough profit to make a decent living for themselves, and often times, for their families as well. Some of these cappers make the decision to sell their picks, but a lot of people look down on the tout industry.… Read More »

NFL Key Numbers for the 2023-24 Season: Most Common in Football Betting

SUMMARY We can identify key numbers in the NFL by looking at historical score margins. Using the frequency of each margin, we can give an expected ROI for buying a half point at different price points. Key numbers for the first and second half are similar to full game key numbers, with some crucial differences.… Read More »

Key Major League Baseball Stats Used When Handicapping & Betting Games

It’s no secret that baseball is a numbers game. I think most handicappers would agree that no sport requires more knowledge of stats than baseball. I’ve taken some time to put together a list of some of the most popular stats that the top MLB cappers use when breaking down MLB games. Advanced Starting Pitching… Read More »

Percentage of Bets Needed to Win to Break Even

One of the common misconceptions amateur bettors have is that they need to hit 60% to 70% of their bets to show a big profit. While it’s within reason to hit that high of a percentage over a short period of time, it’s not a sustainable rate over the long run. The question you should… Read More »

What are Key Numbers in Sports Betting?

When it comes to betting on sports, knowing about key numbers is absolutely essential to having success.  First and foremost, what exactly is a “key number”?  For the uninitiated, key numbers are those numbers that show up most often as the final margin of victory or as the final point total in a given game… Read More »

Why Betting Exchanges Haven’t Came to the USA: A Deep Dive

The world of sports betting has seen significant evolution over the years, with betting exchanges being one of the most innovative developments. Popular in regions like the UK and parts of Europe, betting exchanges allow punters to bet against each other rather than against a bookmaker.  This is great because bettors won’t get limited like… Read More »

Basics of Betting Exchanges: Winner’s Guide to Mastering the Market

Sports gambling is constantly evolving and one of the recent changes has been the emergence of betting exchanges.  They offer a fresh perspective on traditional wagering methods. Unlike the conventional bookmaker system, betting exchanges provide a marketplace where punters can bet against each other. This shift from the traditional model has brought about a new… Read More »

How to Create & Run Your Own NFL Survivor Contest

NFL Survivor Pools, often known as “Knockout”, “Eliminator”, or “Last Man Standing” pools, have become one of the most popular contests for groups of people to enjoy the pro football season.  The concept is so simple that anyone can get behind it, all you have to do is survive by picking teams that win their… Read More »

How to Win Your NFL Football Survivor Pool

NFL survivor pools, also known as knockout, eliminator, or last-man standing pools, have become a popular way for fans to have skin in the game during the pro football season. In these pools, participants are required to pick one NFL team each week. If the chosen team wins (or sometimes ties), the participant moves on… Read More »

Comprehensive Guide on How to Handicap Sports with Strategy & Methods

My goal at Boyd’s Bets has always been to help clients make money by following my picks.  But, I also want every one of my visitors and clients to gain knowledge about beating the books. Sports handicapping is the art and science of predicting the outcome of sports events. It involves in-depth research, analysis, and the… Read More »

Popular NFL Survivor Pools You Can Enter

NFL survivor contests are one of the best ways for the general public to enjoy the football season. They provide week-to-week entertainment and give everyone a chance to win significant prizes. And best of all we have our survivor pool picks each week to help you get an edge over the field! If you want… Read More »

Unlocking the Secrets of Weather Handicapping for NFL Betting

If you’re aiming for a winning streak in your bets this football season, it’s crucial to leverage every possible advantage. One such factor that can significantly sway the outcome of a game is the weather. This article serves as your comprehensive guide on how to incorporate weather conditions into your NFL handicapping strategy. Decoding the… Read More »