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How To Excel At Online Sports Betting

Sep 2, 2008
If you want to excel and do well for yourself with online sports betting you will have to get into the right mindset. If you are just looking for a quick buck or if you are looking to get out of a jam you might not be able to make the best decisions, unless you know what you're doing. Mindset is important and also skill and knowledge of how to conduct online sports betting. There are advantages to online sports betting that you don't have when you bet with an off line bookie.

I recommend studying the games and the stats of different teams and trying to put together the most sensible parlays so that you can have strong odds in your favor but also great betting odds due to the parlay. A parlay if you don't already know is where you bet on multiple teams (separate games) at the same time. Two or more to be exact. The more you choose, the harder it is to win therefore the odds get bigger and bigger. You can win a bet with a parlay and get 13/5 on your money or even way more! A round-up is another interesting bet where you bet one parlay on three teams, and then three parlays of two teams each. This covers all possible combinations of the three teams you are betting on. Teams X, Y and Z let's say. The three team parlay would be XYZ. Then the three, two team parlays would be: XY, XZ, and YZ.

Always do your homework and follow every teams past results in all types of wagers offered over their last 30 games. Sometimes it is a good idea to go against streaks and make any informed decision at a designated point within that streak to counter a devastating length of losers. Do not be one of the numerous people all stressed from skulking around, scrambling, asking ANYBODY to find what bets to to put their gambling dollars in. Always made your own wagers and all decisions concerning who and the amount wagered.

Remember to not get caught up in the idea that you have to win in order to pay your bills or something along that line. Always have a budget, you do not want to bet all your life savings away. You should always have a mind set, that you should always set a budget for sports betting, if you set two hundred dollars for betting and if you loose that amount you should STOP and never hope to win that money back. Don't play the catchup game, it will always put you in trouble. Also, don't get sucked into scam websites that will only rob you of your money and leave you frustrated!

It is true there are professional gamblers and they do make a living in betting, but they have years and sometimes decades of experience and bankroll to get themselves in that position. So do not get caught up in thinking that you will be a professional gambler over night, because it just does not happen that way.

I wish you the best of luck in your online sports betting career!
About the Author
Peter Huston is a 20+ years sports betting guru banned from most casinos in Las Vegas. He has been helping others have a better than expected chance at coming out ahead in Sports Betting. Contact Peter Huston for more insights into this topic. Direct line:604 432-9761 Email: peter.huston@hustonsports.com URL: http://www.hustonsports.com/ Or click here for Online Sports Betting info.
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