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  • Beware of Confirmation Bias in Sports Betting Analysis

    Added - Jan. 5, 2015

    If you have general strategies for sports betting, you can often learn something about them by running them through data for previous seasons to see how your approach stacks up. However, in doing this, you have to be really careful about a certain type of problem that can come up ...

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  • Analysis Factors for Single-Person Sports Wagers

    Added - Dec. 1, 2014

    When you're dealing with sports betting in single-player sports or events, then you have to evaluate everything through a different lense. There are a few major adjustments that you should make to your analysis factors that help you to determine if you have a profitable bet, and we're ...

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  • Learning How to Weigh Different Variables in Sports Betting

    Added - Nov. 3, 2014

    The process of winning at sports betting is all about developing a system for ranking teams and their ability to score against each other. When you're developing this system, there are tons of variables that you'll have to take into consideration depending on what type of sport or ...

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  • Recursive Analysis Techniques for Sports Betting

    Added - Oct. 6, 2014

    If you're betting on any type of sport between two people or two teams, being a winning bettor requires you to accurate assess the winning chances of each side to look for profitable bets. One of the best methods of going about this is what's known as recursive ...

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  • Offensive and Defensive Strategies for Betting on American Football

    Added - Sept. 8, 2014

    One of the most popular games to analyze for betting is American football. Everything basically boils down to trying to figure out how many points each side is expected to score and what their variance is going to be like on that average number of points. The idea here is ...

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  • How to Make a Line Analysis Spreadsheet

    Added - Aug. 11, 2014

    For people who bet sports on money lines, one of the problems that comes up a lot is figuring out exactly what the lines mean. Fortunately, there are simple tools that you can use to do this analysis for you so that you have a clear picture of exactly what ...

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  • How to Use Spreadsheets to Make Better Sports Bets

    Added - July 14, 2014

    In our previous sports betting articles here at GameShout, we have established the idea of the gap and why you're looking to see which bets on which games can be profitable based on that gap. There's a ton of information to take in, and the calculations involved can ...

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  • Potential Pitfalls When Using Regression Analysis for Sports Betting

    Added - June 2, 2014

    Regression analysis is one of the most popular ways to craft strategies for betting on sports, and while it can be an extremely useful tool, you have to be careful with how you implement it because there are a number of common ways that you can go wrong. Most of ...

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  • Example Line Analysis Scenarios for Sports Betting

    Added - May 5, 2014

    There's a lot of advice out there about sports betting, but it's not often that someone will walk you through the analysis of a betting line. With that in mind, we're going to walk you through a step-by-step analysis of a betting line and give you the ...

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  • Working the Gap to Find Advantages in Sports Betting

    Added - March 10, 2014

    There's a concept in sports betting called the gap, and that's the area where the odds maker believes that the true chances of each team winning and losing lie. For example, a sportsbook might be thinking that a game between Chicago and New York will have about a ...

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  • Finding Advantages in Sports Betting With Money Line Analysis

    Added - Feb. 10, 2014

    If you're looking to find advantages when it comes to sports betting, then you have to learn how to analyze money lines. A money line of +130, for example, means that you will need to bet $130 to win $100. However, a money line of -130 means that you ...

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  • Converting Money Lines to Percentages When Betting on Sports

    Added - Jan. 13, 2014

    Money lines are a way to discuss the payouts for certain types of bets on sports. Suppose that Team A is +125 against Team B who is -115. This notation means that you'll need to wager $125 on Team A to win $100, or you'll need to wager ...

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  • Tips and Advice for New Players Looking to Bet on Sports Online

    Added - Nov. 23, 2013

    Getting started off on the right foot is important when doing anything, but it's especially so when betting on sports online. There are a lot of things that you need to know to make informed decisions and to get the most bang for your buck when placing bets. Because ...

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  • How Online Sports Gambling Works

    Added - Nov. 20, 2013

    There are three basic steps to follow whenever you're looking to bet on sports on the Internet. Using online sportsbooks can get you a number of advantages over land-based ones because of the ability to get better lines and improved promotions that just aren't usually available in brick ...

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  • Some of the More Popular Online Sports Betting Sites

    Added - Nov. 6, 2013

    There are two main sites that you will probably want to stick with when you're starting out with betting on sports on the Internet. The first is Bet365, one of the real juggernauts of the online sportsbook world. The other is Betway, another solid choice. When you place your ...

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