A GAME OF SKILL

Placing a sportsbet is a game of skill. The challenge is to gather and analyze as much information as you can about a game, weigh the probabilities of each team winning, and subsequently compare your opinion to the oddsmaker's.

While luck may be a deciding factor in the outcome of any single game, and will inevitably go against the bettor on occasion, it will balance out in the long run.

Being a consistent winner in sports betting is not about luck but whether the bettor is prepared to invest the time and effort to become knowledgeable about the sports he bets on, whether he can weigh all the factors in a cool, objective fashion, and whether he adopts a consistent, disciplined, long-term approach to betting.

The bookmaker is simply a middle-man who operates on a small profit margin and, ideally likes to see half the money wagered on one team and half on the other, assuring a profit.

If too much of the money goes on one team, the bookmaker will move the line or point spread to encourage bets on the other team in an effort to balance his book. The person the bettor is attempting to beat is the oddsmaker, and the oddsmaker's views on each team's chances.

Just by flipping a coin, bettors will be right 50% of the time. At odds of 10/11, only 52.4% of the bettor's bets have to win for him to overcome the bookmaker's profit and break even, so he only needs a very small edge to become a winner.

So bettors must do their homework and bet selectively. 55% winning bets is definitely achievable and 60-65% is a realistic target. At those levels, the sports bettor will have an extremely profitable and enjoyable hobby.

ESPORTS ODDS

Date Matchup Money
League of Legends - PCS
Saturday,
Mar 28,
09:30 am
ahq eSports Club vs -175
Talon Esports +130
Rainbow Six - ESL Premiership Spring
Saturday,
Mar 28,
10:30 am
Demise vs -105
Fierce Esports -135
League of Legends - European Championship
Saturday,
Mar 28,
11:30 am
Rogue vs -260
FC Schalke 04 +180

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POLITICS

2020 US Presidential Election

Odds to win the 2020 Electoral Vote (All Bets Action)

Tuesday, Nov. 03, 2020 05:00 pm
CANDIDATE ODDS
Donald Trump 20-21
Joe Biden 20-21
Bernie Sanders 40-1
Mike Pence 45-1
Hillary Clinton 60-1

2020 Democratic Party Vice Presidential Nomination

Odds to win the 2020 Democratic Party Vice Presidential Nomination (All Bets Action)

Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020 12:00 pm
CANDIDATE ODDS
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 50-1
Amy Klobuchar 13-4
Andrew Cuomo 75-1
Andrew Yang 75-1
Barbara Lee 100-1
Bernie Sanders 100-1
Beto ORourke 200-1
Bill de Blasio 75-1
Catherine Cortez Masto 6-1
Cory Booker 125-1
Debbie Stabenow 100-1
Deval Patrick 200-1
Elizabeth Warren 15-1
Eric Garcetti 100-1
Gavin Newsom 100-1
Gina Raimondo 100-1
Gretchen Whitmer 15-1
Hillary Clinton 65-1
Jay Inslee 150-1
Jeanne Shaheen 100-1
Joe Biden 100-1

2020 NBA CHAMPIONSHIP

2020 NBA Championship - Odds to Win
Monday, Jun. 15, 2020 08:00 pm
TEAM ODDS
Atlanta Hawks 9999-1
Boston Celtics 25-1
Brooklyn Nets 75-1
Charlotte Hornets 9999-1
Chicago Bulls 2500-1
Cleveland Cavaliers 9999-1
Dallas Mavericks 60-1
Denver Nuggets 35-1
Detroit Pistons 2500-1
Golden State Warriors 9999-1
Houston Rockets 25-1
Indiana Pacers 100-1
Los Angeles Clippers 5-2
Los Angeles Lakers 9-4
Memphis Grizzlies 250-1
Miami Heat 60-1
Milwaukee Bucks 12-4
Minnesota T-Wolves 9999-1
New Orleans Pelicans 150-1
New York Knicks 9999-1
Oklahoma City Thunder 150-1
Orlando Magic 1000-1
Philadelphia 76ers 40-1
Phoenix Suns 2000-1
Portland Blazers 500-1
Sacramento Kings 2000-1
San Antonio Spurs 1000-1
Toronto Raptors 25-1
Utah Jazz 40-1
Washington Wizards 9999-1

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SPORTS BET BLOG

CS:GO ESL Pro League Season 11:
FaZe Clan vs. TyLoo

CS:GO ESL Pro League Season 11: FaZe Clan vs. TyLoo

March 26, 2020 by Marc Jerbs

On Thursday, the CS:GO ESL Pro League Season 11 continues with a Group A best-of-three series matchup between European team, FaZe Clan against Chinese team, TyLoo.

Match is set to begin at 9:25AM EDT.

The FaZe Clan is ranked No. 6 in the world and No. 5 in the West European ranking.

They have a 67% kill rate last month in the Counter Strike: Global Offensive E-games.

Their last game was against World No. 1 Natus Vincere and they absorbed a crushing defeat.

With the loss, their team rating of 1300 went down to 1281 points.

TyLoo is an up and coming Asian team playing in the big leagues.

They are rank No. 33 in the world and rank No. 6 in Asia & Oceania.

Team TyLoo is doing a fine job in against their Asian counterparts in the CS:GO competition.

Things will be harder for them as they will face the best and tough team all over the world at this season’s ESL Pro League.


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2021 SUPERBOWL LV

2021 Super Bowl LV - Odds to Win
Sunday, Feb. 07, 2021 08:00 pm
TEAM ODDS
Arizona Cardinals 50-1
Atlanta Falcons 50-1
Baltimore Ravens 13-2
Buffalo Bills 27-1
Carolina Panthers 150-1
Chicago Bears 35-1
Cincinnati Bengals 300-1
Cleveland Browns 35-1
Dallas Cowboys 18-1
Denver Broncos 60-1
Detroit Lions 125-1
Green Bay Packers 20-1
Houston Texans 75-1
Indianapolis Colts 30-1
Jacksonville Jaguars 300-1
Kansas City Chiefs 10-2
Las Vegas Raiders 50-1
Los Angeles Chargers 50-1
Los Angeles Rams 50-1
Miami Dolphins 100-1
Minnesota Vikings 50-1
New England Patriots 30-1
New Orleans Saints 15-1
New York Giants 60-1
New York Jets 75-1
Philadelphia Eagles 18-1
Pittsburgh Steelers 30-1
San Diego Chargers 40-1
San Francisco 49ers 12-1
Seattle Seahawks 25-1
Tampa Bay Buccanneers 15-1
Tennessee Titans 50-1
Washington Redskins 250-1

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MARCH SPORTS CALENDAR

Date Time (ET) Event Venue

All March events have been postponed.
Please check back in April.

SPORTS VIDEOS

CS:GO: ESL Pro League Season 11
Natus Vincere vs. Fnatic

March 24, 2020

Watch Natus Vincere beat Fnatic, 16-10, to take a 1-0 lead in their best-of-three Group B matchup. Credits to the video owner.


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Basketball Bet

Basketball bets are easy to make. With over 12,000 professional and college games each season, basketball betting lines are available daily for regular season games, tournaments and playoff action.

Basketball bets are similar to football bets - point spreads are used to handicap the favorites and underdogs for each game. Over and under totals are popular in basketball betting as well. Sportsbooks usually require 43 minutes of play for action in the NBA while for college basketball, 35 minutes is needed.

Kinds of Basketball Bets

Money Line Bets
The team wagered on just has to win the game. The amount that bettors lay or take for each game may vary. The money line that is read at the time of the bet is the money line kept regardless of any line movement.

For example, a bettor could choose one of two bets on the following NBA match-up: L.A. Lakers -200 at Portland Trailblazers +180. If the Lakers win, the bettor who laid $200.00 wins $100.00. If Portland wins, the bettor who bet $100.00 wins $180.00.

Totals
In a totals bet, bettors must bet on whether the actual combined scores of the two teams will either be over or under a certain pre-determined number, called the total for the game. All totals lay $1.10 to win $1.00, unless otherwise indicated.


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