Four Incredible Tips for Successful Betting

Successful Betting

Here are four tips to make you a more successful horseplayer. © Cheryl Quigley |

Gambling is, by nature, a risky way to pass your time while trying to make some money. However, if you venture into sports betting, you should also be ready to make a loss. Therefore, start with a betting bankroll that’s capable of absorbing losses.

But how do you ensure you’re winning most of your bets? Well, it’s all about selecting the right platforms like and ensuring you get value for your money.

Follow these tips to ensure you get the best from your betting experience.

  1. Appreciate the Concept of Value

If you can’t understand the concept of value, walk away from betting. Sure, you may be certain that a 1.54 odd on your favorite team will win. But are the odds offering any value?

Many times we hear gamblers saying, “This team will win this game, there’s no way it can lose.” Well, the team may be your legitimate favorite, but is the probability of a win better than the available odds?

Let’s put this into perspective. Would you say an overpriced TV is a good value because it’s your favorite? Definitely not!

The concept of value is straightforward. Sadly, most gamblers don’t understand it. If you’re able to spot value, you can place odds that are too high, systematic, and consistent and capitalize on them. It’s all about judging the probabilities of winning better than the market forces.

Identifying the sporting value is the hardest thing to do. However, with practice, you’ll be able to pull it off consistently.

  1. Understand Basic Math

If you are not a math guy, then you shouldn’t be a gambling guy either. While many people can become successful at sports betting by relying on instinct, it’s not a viable investment.

If you want to become successful, you’ll need to create a viable staking plan. Other than this, you need to understand what odds reflect in terms of probability.

Sports betting in is a numbers game. You need a strong relationship with addition, multiplication, and division as a minimum.

  1. Understand The Process of Making Odds

The betting odds depend on the popularity of the sports event. However, the bookmakers will rely on what they expect the public to play rather than the actual probabilities of any outcome. These companies will be careful to balance the need to make a profit and attract people to stake their money.

As a smart gambler, you should focus on how to reap big where the public opinion is wrong.

  1. Learn How to Appreciate the “Ugly Duck”

If you have been in the betting industry for so long, you’ll learn how to fall in love with a team that no one likes. But why?

Focus on a team that the general public doesn’t like to gain better value. For instance, a team with a good performance history for an extended period and only goofing in the past few matches. With the public running from these teams, their value is likely to rise. Be sure to capitalize on this development.



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