The Church of Betting

Sharp and Soft Bookies – Who is Who

Sharp or Soft In my articles sometimes I talk about sharp and soft bookmakers. This is important concept in the world of gambling but it might be confusing for some novice bettors. Here I shortly explain what it is all about. The soft bookmakers are bookies that are in general bad in determining the correct … Read moreSharp and Soft Bookies – Who is Who

Introduction to Sports Trading

  Sports Trading After having written two articles about probably the most widely used strategies for making a profit in the betting markets – Sports Arbitrage and Value Betting – I would like to turn to a third one, namely, Sports Trading. Now, it might not be fully correct to refer to Sports Trading as a … Read moreIntroduction to Sports Trading

Introduction to Sports Arbitrage

I will now dive in into the second betting strategy called Sports Betting Arbitrage. As you have learnt from my previous article this is also the simplest and the most low-risk one. It is known by many names – Sports Betting Arbitrage, Sports Arbitrage, “arbing” or, less commonly, Sure Bets. What is Sports Arbitrage? Sports Arbitrage … Read moreIntroduction to Sports Arbitrage

Value Betting: The Practice & Odds Shopping

This article is the second part of my previous article on Value Betting: The Theory. Check it up if you haven’t yet. At the end of the last article I promised that if you beat the overround you could, at least in theory, be a rich man. Now let’s talk about what it takes to beat … Read moreValue Betting: The Practice & Odds Shopping

Introduction to Value Betting: The Theory

In this post I will quickly introduce you to the notion of Value Betting. A short definition and explanation of the Value Betting fundamentals will help you get better understanding of the Value Betting family of betting strategies. Value Betting Fundamentals Value Betting occurs when a punter is making a bet based on identifying “value” … Read moreIntroduction to Value Betting: The Theory

Profitable Sports Betting: The ways of the samurai

After a long break from my opening post, I would like to continue with introducing you to the different approaches to profitable sports betting and their basics. In a series of posts I will go through the three main Betting Strategies: Sports Arbitrage, Value Betting and Sports Trading, in that order. I might write an … Read moreProfitable Sports Betting: The ways of the samurai