How to Start Betting
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When Should You Bet, and How Much?
How much money should you put in your initial bankroll?
everything you have in your savings account
whatever you can afford to lose
half your life savings
the amount of your month's rent/mortgage payment
What percentage of your bankroll should you wager on a single bet?
If you have good research, it is ok to occasionally increase your recommended wager amount to up to 25% of your bankroll.
Define risk of ruin:
betting term that means you've impacted your bankroll to the point where it can not be recovered
The risk of your favorite team losing
Sports betting is mostly about what two things when it comes to money management?
Reducing your variance and winning over the long run
Putting money on multiple possibilities and having fun
List a statistic or trend you should evaluate when doing your research
color of team's shirts
number of supporters
match referee's record
opponent's manager's interviews
If the backup goalkeeper is injured, you should not bet on that team.
If the team's leading scorer is injured, you should be less likely to bet on that team.
You read on Manchester City's team web site just seconds ago that their leading goalscorer, has suffered an injury and is unlikely to play in the next game. Manchester is playing on the road against a top team and the money line on their opponent is +120. Would this be a good time to place a bet on Manchester City's opponent?
If you are having trouble winning your football bets, you should invest in a handicapping service.