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Is the Martingale a Viable System for Sports Betting?

I’m not usually one to invoke philosophy in a sports betting advice column, but bear with me. I’ll make it all sound so simple and dumb that any actual professors reading this will start cursing. Classical philosophers believed that rational judgement is not only possible, but when correctly applied, absolute. Not relative. People wonder why …

The 5 Most Enjoyable Kinds of Sports Bets You Can Make

Reading this could be dangerous to your health. We’ve established that sportsbooks rely on bettors picking teams and outcomes for pleasure, not because the bettor has methodically thought through the potential results. While boring “system” bets on 5-innings outcomes in baseball or O/U outcomes in American football can be the secret to keeping a profitable …

Why Bad Lines and Betting Value Still Exist in MMA

When MMA and the UFC first started getting popular, the betting lines were nothing short of horrendous. If a fighter had any sort of name recognition, you could expect the line to open with them as a favorite and the public to hammer on them as hard as humanly possible. This made for some incredibly …