Use Sportsbook Shading to Win More this NFL Season

Sportsbooks regularly “shade” lines in anticipation of overwhelming public action on one side of an NFL matchup. For example, the Texans will travel to San Diego to take on the Chargers in Week 1 of the 2013-14 NFL season. At the time of publication, the Texans are receiving 74% of spread bets as 3-point favorites…

Why is a 70% Win Rate Unrealistic When Betting on the NFL?

The sports betting industry is one that lacks regulation, meaning anyone can start a company, website or used car salesman persona to start selling picks. Because there is no regulation, handicappers can tout false records and promises of unimaginable wealth in order to obtain business. While there are many legitimate and transparent handicappers in the…

Why is Baseball Betting so Profitable for Sharp Sports Bettors?

With March Madness winding down and the first week of the 2013 MLB season underway, it’s time to turn our attention to arguably the most profitable sport for sharp sports bettors, Major League Baseball. Before we focus on specific MLB betting systems, it’s important to first outline how baseball betting differs from basketball and football. 1. MLB is…

Should Cold Weather Affect Your NFL Betting Strategy?

You hear it all the time. When the weather gets cold, NFL teams have to be able to win low-scoring games with a good running attack and a defense that can make key stops. With below-freezing temperatures expected Saturday in Denver, talking heads and NFL “experts” have already begun analyzing how the chilly weather will…