lose at sports betting

Why most football and sports bettors lose?

lose at sports bettingThere’s a difference between gambling and investing, both in the equity markets and in the sports markets (just look at the sports investing performance of some of the expert handicappers and the intelligent tips model). Though you don’t have to look to far to see people throwing money down on a hot penny stock tip, or worse yet, the Facebook IPO (which was manipulated by corporate and investment banker hype). Similar in the sports market, most sports bettors throw money down to either to make more money, or for the simple sheer excitement and high, like a drug some may say. And over time, it becomes a weekly ritual to bet on the weekend NFL games, or others sports throughout the year.

Having spent some time on the inside of the online sports gambling world with two major brands, both in sports, poker and casino, their was always the inside joke about about how to make losing money fun. The same applied to the sportsbook and it was widely known on the inside that ‘over time’ most sports bettors are going to lose money. Even if you won, the sportsbooks would be watching your account, offering reload bonuses in the book, or cross channel you into the poker or casino. Whatever it took to get you coming back to bet on another game, or play in another product channel, because we all knew that over time, you would lose.

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how to tease a bet

What is a teaser bet, and how to handicap

how to tease a betEvery season – NFL, MLB, MBA, etc. online sports books have seen a growing trend towards sports bettors taking teaser bets.

Teaser bets have become a popular sports betting strategy that teaser bets can influence the oddsmakers to move lines. Expert handicappers, punters and investors can move a line in their favor after a key volume of teasers are placed pairing two or more teams together.

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Won Teasers

Wong teasers betting strategy

Won TeasersWong teasers. Yes – you read it correctly. Wong teasers. If you’ve been investing in sports for a few years, or a recreational sports bettor, then at some point in time you’ve likely heard the chatter about won teasers.  Wong teasers are another form of teaser investments or bets where the spread moves through the most important key numbers. What are those key numbers? Well lets take two steps back first to understand key numbers in sports betting and what key numbers your expert handicapper or professional sports investor uses in their NFL sport pick results.

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NFL score statistics

NFL handicapping tips: Popular NFL statistics for betting on football

NFL score statisticsEvery year when NFL football season arrives, expert NFL handicappers, recreational sports bettors and sharps will begin to review their past NFL performance and prepare their prediction models in making their NFL picks for the season. They’re NFL prediction models will use various statistics and data points in an attempt to get an edge on predicting weekly NFL games and win their NFL picks.

Every nfl handicapper and sports bettor will use different formulas and look at different statistics in their nfl predictions. From the various odds offered by the online sportsbooks, to the bet types (ex. ATS) and the game performance of the favorites and underdogs, to player and team statistics. While there is no one perfect nfl prediction model, unless proven performance over time, the prediction model needs to win at specific percentage or greater, and diligent bankroll management. Read more