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9 out of 10 NFL bettors make these 5 mistakes betting on NFL

Betting on NFL and college football is a common past-time for most sports fans who follow American football. Whether they’ve found a legal way to bet at an online sportsbook, Vegas or among friends and fantasy leagues, the thrill of making or purchasing your weekly NFL picks and throwing some hard-earned dollars or set bankroll can be equivalent of watching your lotto numbers come up on the screen.

In the longer term, only a small percentage of NFL bettors make a profit. Key point is long term. Sports investors (and sharps) on the other hand have shown much higher percentages of long term profits, and greater profits than that of the average stock market investor.

In this post, I’ll show you 5 common mistakes most NFL bettors make betting on NFL, and what you can do avoid these mistakes to join the ranks of the profitable football bettors each season.  Read more

nfl betting mistakes

9 out of 10 NFL bettors make these mistakes

nfl betting mistakesBetting on NFL and college football is a common past-time of most sports fans who follow football. Whether they’ve found a legal way to bet at an online sportsbook, Vegas or among friends and fantasy leagues, the thrill of making or purchasing your weekly NFL picks and throwing some of your hard earned dollars or part of your bankroll can be equivalent of watching your lotto numbers come up on the screen.

In the longer term, only a small percentage of NFL bettors make a profit. Key point is long term. Sports investors (and sharps) on the other hand have shown much higher percentages of long term profits, and greater profits than that of the average stock market investor. Read more

5 NFL Super Bowl betting tips

With Super bowl XLVII approaching, the betting public will get ready to check the latest Super bowl futures and NFL odds, and debate their Super bowl predictions and picks. Before placing your friendly wager with friends or at one of the best betting sites online, consider a few sports betting tips from expert football handicappers on how to place your Super bowl pick.

Most expert NFL handicappers and analysts will all tell you similar advice: The sports betting market, much like the financial and equity markets, are extremely efficient.

“It’s a lot more fun to bet on football than on Wal-Mart,” admits Steven Levitt, a distinguished economics professor at the University of Chicago and author of “How Do Markets Function? An Empirical Analysis of Gambling on the National Football League,” published in The Economic Journal. For the entertainment, sports bettors are willing to lose a little on average, he explains.

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Super Bowl predictions: NFL’s Broncos & Packers an early call

With the 2013 now here, all the talk is NFL Super bowl XLVII predictions. While its still anyone’s pick, a look at the industry from the NFL source itself and their analysts, are already making their early Super bowl picks for the big game on February 3rd, 2013 in New Orleans.

Not that we disagree or agree on their NFL super bowl picks, it is still early to tell and an early call. As each football playoff game is played out week by week, the predictions change.

Even our network of industry expert NFL handicappers, social NFL predictions and the public betting predictions including Facebook’s football predictions app. and social or crowd sourcing sports prediction sites as Social Sports Betting Picks won’t be fully tabulated until we get closer to the superbowl, there are strong indicators we can see from the NFL playoff picks being made.

But what will the experts handicappers predictions be? Fade the public or bet against the squares…you remember that simple, yet one of the most popular football betting strategies used by many, and works ‘over time’, simply bet against the public or consensus.  We’ll have another post on public betting and betting against them on the underdogs shortly.

Until that time all the NFL handicappers and betting pubic release their Superbowl predictions are calculated, lets take a sneak peak into NFL.com’s analysts Super bowl 47 predictions. Read more