The Church of Betting

Mixing Arbitrage and Value Betting

If you aren’t new to this blog, by now you are probably well aware of the betting strategies called Sports Arbitrage and Value Betting. Both are potentially profitable strategies, each with its own level of potential return, volatility and risks to be aware of. At one time you have probably found yourself wondering which of … Read moreMixing Arbitrage and Value Betting

How to Build a Rating Model

So far, rating models have not received the covering they deserve in my blog. This is mostly due to the fact that I until now I have put more emphasis on technical strategies than on fundamental / handicapping ones. And building and following a rating model certainly falls in the second category. I have covered … Read moreHow to Build a Rating Model

The 5 Hottest Sports Betting Trends in 2019

Today I want to talk to you about the 5 sports betting trends, which in my opinion will shake the world of sports betting in 2019. These are all topics that, in my opinion, every serious and forward-thinking punter should at least be aware of in order to stay ahead of the pack. I will … Read moreThe 5 Hottest Sports Betting Trends in 2019

Betting Automation

Sharp betting is hard work. In order to beat the bookies, one needs Value Bets, in one form or another. Even if you have found a software to supply you with value bets, you need to go through a number of steps in order to actually place the bet: Be on your computer when the … Read moreBetting Automation

The Ultimate Guide to Value Betting

Value Betting – it’s all about taking calculated risks The term Value Betting seems to be gaining a lot of popularity these days. There are new services popping out as there are old ones adding Value Betting to their portfolio. Some of them offer decent quality, some of them perhaps less so. All of a … Read moreThe Ultimate Guide to Value Betting

A Sharbing Story – Making Money Arbitraging At Betting Shops

Today we have with us none other than the professional sports bettor and entrepreneur Sam Priestley from SamPriestley.com (a.k.a. The Arbing Blog). Sam has some excellent betting articles on his experiences matched betting and arbing, but also regularly reports on his other businesses, like his successful table tennis brand and a promising gin-making start-up. Today … Read moreA Sharbing Story – Making Money Arbitraging At Betting Shops

Beating the racetrack: How to build the perfect model

Hello and Happy New Year to everyone! You must have noticed my slow to non-existing pace of publishing articles on this blog recently. With the World Cup and the hot summer around, I must admit there were better things to do than writing for my blog. The start of the football season didn’t make things … Read moreBeating the racetrack: How to build the perfect model

“Thinking, Fast and Slow”: Lessons for Punters – Successful Punter’s Habits (Part 4)

And here comes the fourth and last article of the series “Thinking, Fast and Slow”: Lessons for Punters (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3). Today we are going to dive into the successful punter’s habits. It has surely taken a while to get it all out, so my apologies go to anyone who was wishing … Read more“Thinking, Fast and Slow”: Lessons for Punters – Successful Punter’s Habits (Part 4)

“Thinking, Fast and Slow”: Lessons for Punters – Beating Overconfidence (Part 1)

Recently I have finished reading Daniel Kahneman’s bestseller “Thinking, Fast and Slow” – a book dealing with our common biases and thought flaws that we all as humans are guilty of. Overconfidence, risk-aversion, manipulative framing – you will find it all here. You have certainly come across the title already if you frequent some of … Read more“Thinking, Fast and Slow”: Lessons for Punters – Beating Overconfidence (Part 1)

Premier League Draws

Value Betting Strategies – it has been a while since I have last written about the favourite topic of so many of you. It is not because I have lost interest in it – I continue to put small stakes on some of the strategies shared by Cassini in his Green-All-Over blog and occasionally test … Read morePremier League Draws