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What Are If Bets? How to Get Value Out of the Rare Bet

When you’re sifting through the betting options in your sportsbook account, you might come across “if bets.” It’s a great option for bettors hoping to diversify from the usual spread bets, moneylines, and totals. However, if bets usually aren’t a great alternative, as they generally lack value. Our article below will start with the basics […]

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How Do Bookmakers Generate Sports Odds?

The way that sportsbooks manufacture their odds and betting lines has changed drastically over the years. The sports betting industry was once dominated by old-school Vegas oddsmakers, but much has changed since the advent of online sportsbooks, as well as the fine-tuning of sports betting software and algorithms. How exactly do sportsbooks generate their lines […]

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10 Ways To Spot Fake and Unlicensed Sportsbooks

The world of online sports betting is rife with duplicitous actors, ranging from sportsbooks with poor solvency and delayed payouts all the way to straight-up intentional fraudsters. If you don’t do your research betting with an online sportsbook, you can stand to lose a lot more than just a bad bet. While there are some […]

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What Is Proposition Betting?

Proposition bets are a great way to expand your betting experience beyond the standard moneyline and point spread bets you’re likely already familiar with. They are an ideal way to mix things up by allowing you to wager on more than game outcomes, infusing a bit of novelty to the sports betting experience. This guide […]

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Grand Salami Betting (Everything You Need to Know)

While it sounds like the ideal sandwich to order at the local deli, the Grand Salami is also, in fact, a popular prop bet in sports betting. The Grand Salami is an interesting twist on traditional totals betting. It’s a bet that’s only available in either baseball and hockey and refers to one big cumulative […]

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What Is Dead Heat Betting?

There are many times when sports betting seems like the easiest form of gaming. With sports betting, it’s just one side wins or the other, right? While that’s mostly the case, there are some rare occasions where ties (pushes) come into play. In sports betting parlance, these are called dead heats. Dead heats are a […]

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Betting Online vs. Vegas Sportsbook

The world of gambling and sports betting has changed dramatically in recent years. Technological advancements of the internet and smartphones have meant that much of the bookies’ business has moved from the high street to the virtual world. However, Vegas sportsbooks haven’t given up the ghost just yet! They are still alive and kicking! When […]

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How to Find the Best Places to Bet on Sports

If you’ve ever wondered where to bet on sports, we’ve got you covered. There are a series of essential qualifications your sports betting site should have, and we outline them for you in this introductory guide. With our help, you’ll be able to assess the merits and safety of a sportsbook in no time! Since […]

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7 Common Mistakes in Betting

Life is all about learning from your mistakes, but in the world of online sports betting, mistakes cost money, so we’d rather you didn’t make them at all! Of course, no one is perfect and a 100% success rate is unlikely. However, there are certain things that you can do or avoid doing to ensure […]

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How to Manage Your Sports Betting Bankroll

Every “sharp” is well-versed in sports betting money management. Even if you’re just getting started, it’s essential to learn the basics of how to manage your hard-earned funds. In this guide, we’ll take you through the necessities, and then move onto a slightly more sophisticated method of money management. I’m Starting Out, Do I Need […]

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Futures Bets: Everything You Need to Know to Make the Best Calls

As the name suggests, futures bets allow you to wager on who wins an upcoming championship or title, long before teams have been determined. You can also make futures bets regarding individual player awards, like Major League Baseball’s MVP awards. Futures bets force bettors to think long-term when they’re laying down sports bets. How to […]

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Parlays & Teasers Explained

Parlays and teasers are a great way to mix things up by betting on multiple games and outcomes at one time. Betting on single games is a reliable way to grow your bankroll with some basic sports betting strategy, but these ‘multi bets’ offer huge potential to increase your winnings when you’re supremely confident in […]

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Totals Betting Explained

When betting totals, you are no longer pledging your allegiance to one team. It doesn’t matter who wins the game or by how much, the only aspect of the game you are concerned with is the total score. Bookmakers will set a projected number of points to be scored in the game, then you decide […]

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Betting Against The Spread (ATS) Explained

Most sporting events have a perceived favorite, so applying a spread to the game is the bookmakers’ way of creating an even playing field. This is most often seen when betting on the NFL. When you bet “against the spread,” it’s not enough for the favorite to win the game; now, they have to win […]

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What Exactly is the Moneyline

You’re clearly intrigued by the idea of sports betting, but maybe view it as a sort of foreign language. That’s okay! We were all rookies who had to ask questions at some point. We’ll breakdown what moneyline bets are and walk you through everything you need to know about them.  The Moneyline Made Easy You’ve […]