Football betting tools, advice and news

"The Gambler" vs the tipsters

The average sports bettors is still looking for a tipster to help him/her winning big. A while back we wrote an article with a lot of reasons for not using tipsters. Now it's time to show how a person that can beat the bookies behave in real time.

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Football predictions with Poisson

With the help of a french mathematician from the 19th Century we came up with a tool that will help you improve your betting picks. Some claim a similar model is used by the bookmakers to make their predictions. So we build a tool that we want to offer you for FREE!

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How to use smart stats for betting

After we published the article on using the Kelly Criterion for football betting we received a lot of requests from people asking us to show how they could use our smart football stats we are providing to generate their own value bets.

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Kelly Criterion calculator

After writing the "Kelly Criterion, the value of value bets" article we got a few requests from fellow bettors for an excel file that contains the wisdom from that article and can be used for football betting. We were happy to provide one for you.

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How to use football prediction services

While searching for ways to improve your betting performance you may find services that offer their predictions for football results. Assuming those predictions are actionable (ie: significantly different then those from the bookmaker), there are a few things to consider before you decide to use them as a source of information when placing bets.

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Kelly Criterion, the value of value bets

If you are familiar with the concept of "value betting" it's time to add another skill to your football betting tool-belt, the Kelly Criterion. Continue reading about this simple formula you can use to determine the amount to place on bet. On the one hand, this formula will help you optimize your returns and, on the other hand, you protect yourself against streaks of bad luck.

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Why you should never use football tipsters

There's a saying that goes like this "there's no shortcut to happiness". Tipsters that act online claim to offer a shortcut to "sports betting bliss", obviously in exchange for a small fee. As another saying goes, if it sounds too good to be true, it's false. Read our article and learn why you should save your money by never(!!!) using the services of football tipsters.

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