Betting Tips & Strategies
Would you like to know the one secret to
winning sports betting? Here is the secret - don't tell
anyone else. Look for anomalies in the system. Your job as a
sports bettor is to do your research and look for things
that have not been appropriately factored into the odds or
the betting line. This takes work. You cannot bet on
feelings, or your general impressions of what happened last
You need to keep abreast of the latest news.
Carefully review the team and player statistics. Look over
the recent injury reports. Is the game going to take place
outdoors or in an indoor stadium? If it is outdoors, what is
the weather going to be on game day? You need information
and analysis, and you are best off doing it yourself.
Also, look for anomalies based on the
psychology of public opinion.
Remember, the sportsbook is adjusting the
odds so that there are roughly an equal number of bettors on
both sides of the game outcome. If a large percentage of the
population is betting on a team to win simply because it is
a popular team, the sportsbook may give the underdog better
odds than it deserves to even out the betting - so take the
In summary, the key to winning is to educate
yourself. At Casino 4 gamers we aim to help you on this one!
Take a look at our pages on Knowing Your Limits, Money
Management, Match Analysis, Risk Free Betting and Value
When you have
started to understand these concepts you will have begun to
think in the same way as a professional gambler. Guess what?
There’s only one thing we really know about professional
gamblers and that is that they must win or it would be a
very short professional career.
Often Should You Win
Ready for another sports gambling secret?
This one will probably surprise you. Professional
handicappers and sports bettors rarely have a long term
winning strike rate higher than 60 percent.
So, do not set your expectations so high that you get
discouraged. Your goal is to use consistent money management
and win more than half your bets.
Now, this also says something about all those services
selling you their sports picks with the pitch that their
handicappers are winning at 70% or 80%. They are selling you
snake oil. They make their money selling advice to sports
gamblers. If they were consistently hitting those strike
rates, they would be making their money gambling themselves.
They certainly wouldn't be sharing the information. Be very
careful buying sports gambling advice.
If you do pay for picks, be sure you are also provided with
the analysis supporting the picks so you can make your own
I hope you have enjoyed these tips. Follow them, and you are
well on your way to winning sports gambling.