The Church of Betting

Sports Arbitrage: How to Stay Under the Radar

  How to stay under the bookie’s radar You have probably already read my introductory article to the concept of sports arbitrage. So you already know there is a risk of an arbitrage going wrong and also that bookmakers eventually close arbing accounts. In this article I want to talk a bit more on how … Read moreSports Arbitrage: How to Stay Under the Radar

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