New to the betting world
Sports betting, or any form of online betting is not as straight forward as it may seem. Most likely that is why you are reading this section right now. The aim of this article is to give you some pointers to what articles to look up on Howtobet.net in order ...
How to bet live – part one
We love to bet live. Betting on sports pre-game can be thrilling and financially rewarding. To bet live instantly magnifies the entertainment factor exponentially. At the same time, live betting offer us new money making possibilities. The focus of this particular ...
When we look at sports betting in comparison to other gambling games such as horse racing, casino games etc. there are vast differences, but also many similarities. Any gambling transaction has a specific outcome attached, and the odds are always supposed to ...
Asian odds explained – part one
Asian odds is in our opinion a very good way to sportsbet. Asian Handicapping has been around for quite some time, but the term Asian handicap itself was coined by a journalist working with a bookmaker in Indonesia named Joe Phan. Asian Handicap was until ...
Asian odds explained - part two - single and double asian handicap
We assume you have read our previously released article on this subject: asian odds - If you haven’t done so, please do it right about now and then return here after. In this article we will cover single Asian odds and double Asian odds. These Asian odds ...
Asian odds explained - part three - handicap by handicap
In this article we present tables aimed at explaining asian odds in general. We also give you concrete examples and thorough explanations. We will be attempting to break down Asian handicaps so that the novice bettor can start enjoying the benefits of Asian odds ...
How to bet - What are parlays
Learning how to bet on sports might be a good idea for several reasons. It sure adds some excitement to watching the event. Most sports fans can testify to that. Learning how to bet on sports may also put more money in your pocket. If you work your socks of you ...
How to bet - Parlays part two
In a previous article we looked at the basic concept of how to bet using parlays. The scope of this article is to introduce you to a slightly more advanced concept. Now we want to show you how to use parlay betting. Which in essence is permutations based betting ...
Arbitrage betting – Guaranteed profit
Arbitrage betting on sports is a well-known concept. Essentially what you are doing is investing in a positive return on your money, with little to no risk attached. The process is also utilized by bankers speculating in various financial asset classes. What ...
the vig simplified - how the bookmaker makes money
As punters we all dread "the vig", which is short for vigorish. In punter slang it is often mentioned as "the juice". The bookmaker loves the flavor of this juice, and we don't blame him. After all, who wouldn't want to buy a dollar ...
Bookmakers - how to use their wide market focus against them
Bookmakers and their operations have developed tremendously since the online revolution. This is a long story, and a bit outside the scope here, so we will save this one for later. Back in 1995 you were limited to very few bookies, and the betting offers they ...
Betting odds explained – Odds conversion
We are fully aware most people don’t understand odds or probability properly. We know our betting odds explained series is necessary for beginners. We hope you had a chance to read our other article on the betting odds explained subject. That article described ...
Asian odds - Draw No Bet
In our previous Asian odds articles we have focused more on the technical aspects of asian handicap betting. We suggest you check them out. With this write-up we continue our quest to explain Asian odds, their strengths and their weaknesses. If you want to learn ...
martingale betting system - an introduction
We want to start out with pointing out that in order to make money and win regularly you need to have a betting system in place one way or the other. On top of that; money management is obviously the key no matter what betting system you choose to pursue. We ...
Is having a bet on sports a bad idea given human nature?
All professional punters and semi-professionals aside, the majority of people bet on sports for extra entertainment. People might hope to get real lucky there and then, but in our years of experience we see that they don’t expect to make a profit in the ...
betting bias - how bookmakers make money because of our cognitive biases 2 –the bandwagon effect
A betting bias has its roots in the field of cognitive psychology. As you now should be aware of, there are a number of psychological aspects that gamblers need to be aware of if they are looking to be successful. Critical thinking, left brain analysis and in ...
Betting bias - How bookmakers make money because of our cognitive biases 3 confirmation bias
The betting bias known as confirmation bias basically refers to the tendency we have to be protective of our own current beliefs. Also, information we have processed and interpreted very subjectively are near and dear to us. The more emotionally rooted or the ...
betting bias - How bookmakers make money because of our cognitive biases – part 4 – the empathy gap
We trust you have read our other betting bias articles. If you haven’t we hope you will take the time to go through them as well. It may save your betting bankroll a few blows. The empathy gap betting bias This betting bias or cognitive bias is based ...
Betting bias – How bookmakers make money because of our cognitive biases – part 5 – Anchoring
The next cognitive bias we are going to discuss is called anchoring. The anchoring bias is one of the main causes to why many sports bettors fail to objectively consider all relevant elements before placing their bets. Read this article to better understand how ...
betting psychology - cognitive biases – framing effect
Teaching a person how to bet on sports is fairly easy. A lot of statistical data is readily available online for all to review. Add to that all the sports news and rumors and the plot thickens. All aspects of betting on specific sports can be found in our articles. ...
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