Guide to Strategies

Hong Kong Odds

Hong Kong, or HK, odds are relatively easy to follow and express. These odds are simply yet another expression of the relationship between your initial stake and your potential profit. Different locations express odds in different formats and it is always helpful to know the local “language” when it comes to gambling. Sports Betting in […]

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Indonesian Odds

Indonesian sports betting is a sore subject in that country. Sports betting is technically illegal, making it very hard for fans to wager on their favorite teams and games. Of course, this ban on sports betting has simply driven most action into the shady underworld along with other activities the authorities deem questionable. The police […]

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Winning at Sports Betting

Winning at sports betting is very challenging indeed. With standard pricing at -110/-110 on most games, the house enjoys over a 4% edge on most bets. That is very hard to overcome, especially since many gamblers struggle to win more than even 50% of their picks. To overcome that edge you must win at a […]

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Implied Probability

Implied probability is an important concept in various market based transactions, including the stock, option, bond, futures, currency, and swap markets. It is also a crucial concept in sports betting, whether we are looking at individual game lines, futures, propositions, and live betting markets. Implied probability in sports betting markets is simply a conversion of […]

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Exotic Bets

Exotics, also known as “props” are great ways to get action. There are hundreds, if not thousands, of props available every day. These props, or propositions, range from the obvious and basic (which team will score first?) to the absurd (how long will Lindsay Lohan stay out of jail?) Types of Props There are so […]

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Pleaser Bets

A pleaser bet is a bet that allows the player to move the line in the sports book’s favor, in exchange for better than normal odds. It is similar to a teaser except the sports book is gaining the better line while you receive the chance at a higher payout as the player. Most pleasers […]

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American Odds

American odds are primarily used by sites that cater to US sports bettors, also know as “moneyline odds” they are the odds most often used for moneyline betting for American sports bettors. American odds are probably the easiest to understand as odds represent how much the bettor will have to wager to win $100. Introduction […]

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Future Bets

A future bet is a wager that is placed on upcoming event that will take place in the coming weeks or months. Online bookmakers will update these odds based on the results of the current matches and results of the sport. Future bets do not have traditional point spreads as gamblers are in most cases […]

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Lucky 15

A Lucky 15 bet is a series of 4 different selections, each of which pays out on its own pay table. The four selections are (4) single bets, (6) double bets, (4) treble bets, and (1) fourfold accumulator bet. You choose 4 teams (or horses, sides, etc) and then pick a bet amount. Each Lucky […]

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Yankee Bets

A Yankee bet is a wager on four selections that includes 11 separate bets. At least two of the four selections must win for any money to be returned. It is similar to a Lucky 15 bet, only without the single bets. Each Yankee bet will cost 11 units to place, and will be divided […]

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