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  • Random statistics like outfielders and first baseman have higher slugging percentages than shortstops on average are not helpful when it comes to wagering. While the information is factual, it doesn’t help me make money on an upcoming game.But what about if a catcher that also plays first base or the outfield hits better when

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  • If you want to know how to get your first free bet at an online sportsbook, then it sounds as though you’re ready to enter the colorful world of sports betting. This can be an amusing hobby or a full-time job, depending on how much time and money you’re willing to dedicate, and you’ll come away with all manner of entertaining

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  • They don’t call it March Madness because of its resemblance to a tea party. It’s Madness, alright – the annual NCAA basketball championship is one of the longest tournaments in all of sports. High-power teams from coast to coast, representing tiny private colleges and massive public school alike, slam into each other over and over

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  • Businesses that sell sports betting picks are called tout services. Like used car salesmen, they have a sleazy reputation. They’ve earned that sleazy reputation. Their advertising is over the top. Their claims are absurd. Often they flat out lie. Most lies have a kernel of truth. But sports pick sellers stretch it as far as possible. Here are

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  • A surprisingly high number of poker players I know also enjoy betting on sports. I’ve been told a surprisingly high number of sports bettors like to play poker. I suppose the two gambling activities have some things in common, so it shouldn’t be too surprising that many players enjoy both. But there are also quite a few differences

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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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