Have you ever looked at two teams and instantly known which one will win?
And then, you look at the odds and they tell you the exact same thing… - the bookie also thinks they will win so you're offered lousy odds.
This perception of which team is likely to win arises because of influences such as:
• Historical dominance
• Home field advantage
• Player injuries and availabili... ››› more
The aim of any sports bettor is to make accurate predictions of what is likely to happen during an event.
A common mistake most sports bettors make when trying to predict a game of soccer, is trying to predict everything. From the result of the match, number of corners, will both teams score, under/over; the list just goes on and on…
Instead of trying to predict everything, focusing on o... ››› more
Did you know that on average you could double your money betting on a draw than on just the old-fashioned winner?
TWO TIME MORE!
Just last weekend, Chelsea took on Manchester United.
The odds for Chelsea to win were 1.77, this means you could turn R1,000 into R1,770.
While the odds for Manchester United to win were 1.80, this would turn R1,000 into R1,800.
But now take a look a... ››› more
Every weekend myself and a couple of mates from work head over to our local sports bar, where we catch the lunch time Barclays Premier League game that day.
The afternoon always starts out the same, with great debate and the odd bet or two.
The most common friendly bet we place is the goal outcome for that game. But, here's something they don't know I have.
It's helped me with the goal ou... ››› more
It's a cold Saturday afternoon in England, and your team is playing their rival in a packed stadium.
You hear the roar of the crowd as the player's line up.
It's nil-nil going into the second half, and just five minutes after the whistle is blown your team manages to put one into the back of the net!
The crowd goes wild, as the stadium echoes with war cries and foot... ››› more
Over the last couple of years, fantasy soccer has grown exponentially.
With millions of people from around the world joining in to make the experience, just that more exciting.
The similarities between fantasy Premier League and betting just can't be ignored.
And savvy sports bettors like you need to know how to take advantage of this.
In today's article, I want to show you how you... ››› more
In just a few hours, the world's greatest and most watched sporting event will kick-off for the 21st time in its history.
I'm talking about the Soccer World Cup in Russia.
With all the different international leagues finished and the FA Cup and Champions League finals done, NOW is the best time to start figuring out the potential winners for the World Cup.
You need to understa... ››› more
When it comes to soccer, scoring is far less frequent than in other sports.
With short tournaments and knockout stages, some games can be extremely difficult to predict the winner.
But that's where we turn to other markets the bookies so kindly offer.
It's called the Under/Over markets.
This is where you bet on the amount of goals scored over the full time of the game.
Today, I'll s... ››› more
Not many people realise this, but the first goal of a soccer game is crucial when live betting.
You see, it allows you to…
Critique player performance
Analyse the flow of the game and
Evaluate how the manager influences his players
The thing is, it’s useless if you don’t know how to use this information.
Here’s what I mean…
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Could the South African coins lying around in your spare cash drawer or the bottom of your wallet be worth a small fortune? It's quite possible they are. One 50c coin in particular is worth over R3000. Aiden Sookden investigates which date and imprint copper and silver coins you should keep an eye out for. Keep reading to find out if you could make some money on your spare change...
Have you ev... ››› more
Last night, Eskom's power system reached capacity and the company had to resort to load shedding. This was the result of problems with its power supply. The parastatal says that supply is okay at the moment, but it can't make any promises that load shedding won't happen again later today. Let's take a closer look at what's going on…
Power supply issues led to load shedding
Last night, Eskom ... ››› more
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