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succesful football bettor interview

Interview: How I made 300% return on my sports betting in one season

It might seem impossible for a novice bettor, after having a few varied winning streaks to even envision how someone could hit +100% return betting on sports over a season. But experienced bettors (who apply sound strategy and ride the long term seasonal performance) know that there are things that you can (and need) do to change the way you bet on sports to turn greater profits.

The biggest change the majority of sports bettors have to make is this:  Accept that in sports investing, taking losses at the books is all part of game: if you understand and accept that, you’re already more than halfway to success.

Any professional sports bettor will tell you, there is a psychological understanding to separate emotion from the strategy. You will have winning weeks, and losing weeks, but emotions won’t dictate sound decisions. There is applicability to re-think or adjust their active betting strategy during losing streaks – but this is simply adjusting to hedge against losses and adapt to evolving trends and patterns that most data can tell indicate. Read more

Online sports book juice

Sportsbook juice and the power of 52.4%

In the world of sports betting, there are far greater losers than winners. Both short and long term, there are reasons why 90% of sports bettors lose, and if losses are sustained long term, the average win rate among sports gamblers is around 45-48%.

Knowing this rate of return, some sports bettors may feel better off flipping a coin. But even that does not take into account the costs incurred from the online sports books when they take a commission on your winnings. For those of you new to the sports betting world, this ‘commission’ is known as ‘vig’ or ‘juice’, which on average ranges about 10%. Read more