Money Management and Bet Size

Properly managing your bankroll is one of the most important factors when attempting to become a successful sports investor. Following two standard rules can help reduce your risk of ruin and maximize the effectiveness of a solid sports betting system. Flat Betting We recommend a flat-betting system where your bet size is the same for…

Basketball & Hockey Markets

With football officially over for another season, sports investors will turn their attention to profit opportunities in the basketball and hockey marketsplace.  There are many games and many teams in these sports — so sports investors should remember to be selective and use good money management. SportsInsights’ philosophy of seeking value using contrarian methods has…

Revenge of the NHL Contrarian Play

In several blog posts, we have mentioned that contrarian sports investing methods for the NHL turned cold after a hot start. After a very cold start to December, the NHL showed signs of heating up last night.  Here are some results (that also give us a picture of how contrarian sports selections sometimes play out)….

Money Management and Betting Size

As a sports investor, betting size is an often overlooked tool which can be very beneficial to the investor if done properly. Controlling the percentage of money placed on each game depending on bankroll can help the bettor survive the slow times, and capitalize on the inevitable good times. Depending on the sport, and preference of betting the point spread…

Selectivity and Sports Investing

As a sports bettor, the focus is obviously on picking winners. However, this is just one of the key factors to making money as a sports investor. Another important component to success as a sports investor is to minimize the vig. The “vig,” or “juice,” is what sportsbook’s collect from bettors on each individual bet placed, win or…

Betting Like the Smart Money

One of the features offered to Premium Pro members are the Smart Money plays derived from the unique betting system data offered by Sports Insights. Smart Money moves are triggered whenever the betting line moves in the opposite direction of the betting percentage data. Read our smart money information article to understand what causes a…