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The 7 Attributes of a March Madness Champion

NCAA Tournament champions are a lot like cousins: they may not be identical, but they do have a lot in common. Understanding these similarities can help bettors accurately identify who will win future NCAA Tournaments (March Madness!) Bettors can gain all the information they need by looking closely at the last ten March Madness champs. […]

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Which Advanced Metric Should Bettors Use: KenPom or Sagarin?

The KenPom and Sagarin rankings are computer-based ratings systems which provide predictions for college basketball games. They are highly influential amongst bettors, and the actual spreads used by sportsbooks tend to factor in their predictions. Often KenPom and Sagarin agree on what is likely to happen in a game, but they also diverge significantly on […]

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The Best Home Teams to Bet on in College Basketball (Every Year)

The advantage of playing at home is well known to both sportsbooks, and veteran college basketball bettors, but not every home-court has the same effect. Whether from altitude or the layout of their arena, the statistics and history show that certain teams are undervalued by sportsbooks when they play at home. Think of this article […]

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Finding Golden Underdog in MMA: A How-To Primer

Finding value in the underdog is one of the best ways to make money betting on fights. While favorites, basically by definition, win the majority of the time, the payouts on their moneylines often overestimate their real chances to win. Of course, we never advise betting blindly, and with a bit of research, you can […]

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Making Advanced or Flat Bets with Miller's Strategy

Flat betting can be an effective way to stake your sports bets, but wrapping your head around this more advanced strategy can be challenging at first. If you’re past the basics of betting, you’re probably wondering what tricks and strategies allow professional bettors to win money in the long run. One of the main things […]

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Does Chase Betting Actually Work?

Chasing betting systems are a controversial tactic in sports betting. Of all the debates over the best staking methods for sports betting, chasing is almost universally criticized. But is there ever a time when it makes sense to chase your bets? While most bettors would say no, let’s take a closer look at the chase […]

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Oscar's Grind Betting System

“Oscar’s Grind” is the nickname given to a betting system popularized by Allan Wilson in the mid-1960s. It is almost exclusively applied to even-money binary propositions, like the flip of a coin or, in the context of sports betting, covering the spread. It’s like the D’Alembert System, to some extent, but whereas D’Alembert increases bet […]

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The D'Alembert Betting System – Don't Bet On It!

The D’Alembert system is a very simple, but intensely flawed betting strategy. Below, we’ll explain how it’s supposed to work and the reasons why it doesn’t. Origins of the D’Alembert System The D’Alembert system was developed by Jean-Baptiste le Rond d’Alembert, an 18th-century French “mathematician”. “Mathematician” is in quotation marks because his calculations were a […]

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Using Poisson Distribution in Your Sports Betting Strategy

For decades, sharp bettors have used statistical analysis to predict the final score of sports events, and gain a critical edge at the sportsbooks. One analytical tool that has proven popular among sharp bettors for decades is a Poisson distribution. This article will introduce bettors to some of the fundamentals of a Poisson distribution, where […]

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Martingale Strategy: Grow Your Bankroll Formulaically

Whether it’s a lengthy stretch of victories, a dismal run of consecutive outright losses, or regular bad luck at your sportsbook, everyone eventually finds themselves on a streak. And like all good things, every streak is bound to end. While lengthy streaks can leave loyal fans brimming with confidence or reeling in despair, many sports […]

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Managing Your Sports Betting Bankroll Using the Kelly Criterion

There have been massive changes in the sports betting industry in recent years, with sports bettors accessing more wagering options than ever before (as well as an abundance of tools to find the bets that offer the most value). But while the development of advanced sports analytics and modeling strategies have kept pace with the […]

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Are Single Bets a Profitable Strategy?

Understanding single bet strategy is fundamental to sports betting success. Regardless of your bankroll or risk tolerance, a single or straight bet is consistently the best way to wager on sporting events. Multi-team parlays, teasers, and props can be fun, but they are part of a lottery mentality, trying to bet small and win big. […]

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The Maria Staking Plan: How Does It Work?

The so-called “Maria Staking Plan” isn’t really a betting system, but a system of bankroll management. The system was originally popularized by an online persona by the name of Maria Santonix, who turned a £3,000 bankroll into over £100,000 in just over ten months. Maria bet exclusively on horse racing and never revealed how she […]

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Why the Line Moves: Insight From a Pro

When sportsbooks unveil their lines to bettors, bookmakers set their lines based on a wide variety of factors. They use highly-guarded proprietary systems (both qualitative and quantitative) to establish the opening lines and the odds attached to them. But how (and why) do the odds change? There are, of course, some basic principles behind line […]

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Betting Strategies: Should You Chase A Steam Move?

If you hear someone mention the term “steam” or discuss a “steam move,” what they’re talking about is a large wager bet on a game that causes a seismic shift in the betting line. Generally, these significantly-sized bets are placed by a betting syndicate or an experienced gambler (also known as “sharps”). These so-called sharps […]