frequently asked questions

Sports investing

Sports investing vs gambling, what’s the difference?

Sports investingAs a market investor over the last two decades, and a love for sports, the I found the philosophy of investing was a natural transition into my recreational betting. At first it never clicked, but after taking a serious look at my sports betting performance about a decade ago, I came to realize some of the fundamentals that did me very well in the equity markets could be applied to my sports betting.

While bankroll management was the most effective area I begun to change, there are a variety of other areas I changed in my sports betting to hone it into what today is considered sports investing.

Firstly and most importantly, the view of sports must be considered an investment that can offer good returns. For example, see our sports investment portfolio and the performance of expert handicappers and the intelligent tips algorithms. The psychology view of throwing money at a game has an emotional attachment that is different than investing. For anyone who is a prudent investor understand this, where when they see their investment drop in value, if their fundamentals are sound, they can view it as an opportunity vs. a red flag to run for the doors.

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What are units in sports betting?

For newcomers to betting on sports, and the average sports fan who aims to elevate their game to approach their weekly sports betting as an investment in sports, we’re often get similar questions about what are units when betting on sports.

When a sports better starts to evaluate units on a game, its typically one of the first steps down the path of a sports bettor getting an elevated view of investing in sports and how best to calculate profitability. Read more

NFL teasers - football betting strategy

NFL teasers and what NFL handicappers watch for

NFL teasers - football betting strategyNFL teaser means different things to different people and NFL handicappers in the NFL betting market. NFL teasers can be a popular approach to applying NFL picks for many sharp and whale NFL bettors. They understand NFL teasers and take advantage of them, especially the ‘rarities’ (see below), unlike most recreational NFL bettors who don’t understand NFL teasers, or simply avoid them all together, such as asian handicapping on soccer tips. Many expert NFL handicappers and sharps will audit the NFL teasers offered by sportsbooks too, looking for key numbers and opportunities, as the sportsbooks can present some major investment opportunities that the typically novice NFL bettor would miss. Read more