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  • Betting on professional sports can be fun and profitable, but it can also force you to pull out your hair in large clumps. Anyone who’s taken on the line has met with some ill fortune along the way, as a garbage time score reduces your profitable wager to nothing more than another loss. If someone tells you they

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  • One of the things that set professional sports bettors apart from others is the personalized systems they develop for handicapping and finding value. Most amateur bettors watch a few games or an hour of Sportscenter on the weekend and use that information to pick a winner. Professional sports handicappers combine dedicated

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  • One of my degrees is in mathematics so one of the things I enjoy about betting on sports is the statistical angles of handicapping.But I know successful sports bettors who can’t handle anything beyond basic math. Here’s a list of my top 6 sports betting tactics and tips for people who're bad at match. Most of them deal with football

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  • Most sportsbooks make you wager $110 to win $100.Here’s how often you have to win in order to break even:52.4% of the time.Pick games based on a coin flip and you’ll win 50% in the long run.You only need to be 2.5% better than random to be a winning sports bettor.Sounds easy, doesn’t it? It’s actually one of the hardest

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  • Going all the way back to the bare-knuckle era, betting has been a huge part of the sport of boxing. Early purses were funded entirely through pre-fight wagering. Though sports betting has become more organized over the years, betting on boxing is essentially the same as it was a couple of hundred years ago. Sure, these days we have

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  • Sports betting is a tough business.Successfully picking winners with and against the spread at a rate high enough to beat the vig is challenging for even the best bettors.I’m sure a person could come up with 101 real struggles sports bettors face, but I’ve listed 6 below that I have personally faced. I say that like it’s in the past, but the

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  • Lots of individuals want to know how to become a professional sports bettor, but few are willing to do what it takes to succeed. That’s because most people are essentially lazy, and it’s more convenient to sit back and allow others to do all the work. This often takes the form of buying sports picks, something I would never suggest to a serious

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  • These days, Thursday Night Football is a media event. The fledgling NFL Network started broadcasting their Thursday Night Football series in 2006, using mostly down-card contests that were inexpensive to secure rights for. Since then, the series has changed hands a few times, and it’s now a major event for CBS. You’d be wise to apply

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  • Believe it or not, I can show you trends in the NBA that will increase your profit potential. I’m not offering some betting system designed to trick the sportsbook, or “inside information” on player injuries or whatever. I’m not trying to sell you anything. What I have are three trends in NBA performance that you should use to inform your next

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  • With league parity at an all-time high, upsets in the NFL are more common these days. Some of the greatest games in the history of the league involved a much-favorited team getting creamed by an underdog. When we talk about upsets in NFL betting, we’re not just talking about point totals. When an underdog beats the spread, it’s an upset, even

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