Flat bet basics
Money management is tricky for most of us. Ask anyone who ever handed out their credit card to their girlfriend or wife. No, seriously, ask. From jokes to the brutal hard facts of life: To flat bet is an interesting way of approaching sports betting. It varies ...
Money Management - the number one rule
This article will outline the number one rule for all aspects of gambling money management. Before we get fancy, this is something you just got to read and take to your heart. If you weren’t aware of it; money management in sports betting is absolutely ...
Betting psychology - cognitive biases - irrational escalation
Bookmakers make plenty of money off of gamblers that make poor decisions. When one does research into why exactly the bettors are losing, the results are not so clear. In this part of our betting psychology articles we will take a closer look at one of the reasons ...
Betting odds explained – Introduction to betting probability
The betting odds explained article series focus on teaching you how to bet through precise descriptive information in relation to the universe of betting odds. This particular series focus on betting odds probability. We have mentioned basic understanding of ...
Betting probability - part 2 - unconditional, conditional and joint probability
Betting probability is yet another must master skill that you got to hammer into your brain neurons one way or another. As usual Howtobet.net aims to break this relatively heavy and academically thought out terminology down to more folksy and easy to grasp language. ...
Betting probability – part 3 – Rules of Multiplication
Betting probability is being grinded down, one article at a time here on Howtobet.net. The scope of this article is to show you how the rules of multiplication work out. Those two betting probability rules are the special rule of multiplication and the general ...
Betting odds – Converting probability to odds
With this betting odds article we illustrate how you work out odds from probabilities. This, so you can use the Howtobet.net probability and betting stats articles found on-site with ease. We use the decimal odds type exlaining. Understanding betting odds is ...
MMA betting is one of the most subjective things we can put on hands on betting wise. Learning MMA betting is in other words not that easy. Due to the small sample of fights to judge fighters ability books often open with some huge misprices that the sharp bettor ...
bet using a permutation betting system - Practical application
In a previous article we touched briefly on basics of permutation sports betting systems. There are a number of varied systems that have come along over the years. The most common of those are included in the list below. We are not going to get into any large ...
Betting psychology - overcoming 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. ...
Betting exchange – how to use one
A betting exchange is basically matching bets between those willing to lay a price and those willing to take a price. Instead of betting directly with a bookmaker you bet with a third party using the betting exchange as a clearing house. This means that the betting ...
How the bookmaker makes money balancing their book, part 1
Being a bookie sure can be fun and profitable. Mathematics, statistics, a good knowledge of sports and access to relevant market information helps the bookmaker rake in the euros. Our, and your job as a sports bettor is a tough one, we need to beat the bookie. As ...
A sportsbet basically just refers to the action of placing a bet with a bookmaker or betting exchange, either online or offline on the outcome of a sports event or more sports events. This can in other words be events from tennis, football, hockey or whatever ...
Betting odds explained
Yes, as a beginner you need to have your betting odds explained to you until you get the point. There is no way around it. If you are a seasoned veteran, head on to the next article please. The scope of this article is to show you the importance of odds, and ...
Picking the best bookmaker for you - online sportsbook reviews – part 1
Online sportsbook reviews are not an easy thing to do. There are plenty of independent and subjective factors to consider. There are lot of company secrets that aren't widely available. However, you are hungry for information so we decided to just get right ...
Picking the best bookmaker for you – online sportsbook reviews – part 2
In the previous online sportsbook reviews article we looked at some very sportsbet specific factors to consider when picking an online bookie. In this follow up article we will continue the search for valid and important factors. This time around with a more ...
Kelly Criterion basics
If you are good at weighing and comparing the value of your bets the Kelly Criterion betting system might be for you. The system was invented by a bright American fellow named John L. Kelly, and it aims to perfectly size your bets based on the value offered. ...
Betting market beginner article
You relate to the betting market in oh so many ways without really thinking about it. For instance you use bet analysis to handicap the sports betting objects found on the betting coupon of your preferred online bookmaker. You browse countless betting odds comparison ...
Introduction to sports betting stats
Sports betting stats come in many shapes, ways and forms. Most of us who are interested in sports betting have spent countless hours grinding football stats to find information hidden in those numbers. This article series is all about presenting a set of tools, ...
Sports betting stats part 2
Sports betting stats knowledge is as Howtobet.net has pointed out in a lot of articles one of the main skills needed to master sports betting. In this Sports betting stats article we seek to clarify a couple of bread and butter terms from the world of statistics ...
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