Welcome to the Predictem.com sports betting section where you are sure to find everything you are looking for relative to betting on sports. If it has odds we cover it!
What you can expect to find here in the sports betting section is a guide that will supply you with answers to questions you may have about betting on games including strategies, advice, tips and reviews of the top gambling sites on the web, which can also be found at www.bettingsites.com. From the Super Bowl to the Stanley Cup, we're right here reporting, previewing and reviewing all major sporting events!
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How the Big Boys Bet: Mister Quinn explains head fakes in sports betting. - 9/24
Acquisition: Amaya Gaming has acquired DFS site "Victiv" and will rebrand it to "Starsdraft". The site will soon run on the PokerStars platform as well. - 8/20
Olympic Betting: The Nevada Gaming Board has given casinos within the state authorization to start allowing wagering on the Olympics. - 2/27
Sports Betting Arbitrage: Guarantee yourself a profit by betting on both sides of a game! - 2/23
Betting on the Olympics: Las Vegas Casinos are making a push for legalized Olympics betting. - 1/13
Sold! Skrill, one of the biggest online payment processors for online sportsbooks, has been sold to private equity group CVC Capital Partners.
Exiting: William Hill will no longer be offering sports betting to Chinese residents.
Expansion: The State of Delaware is expanding and more than doubling their number of football betting outlets to 66. The state offers parlay wagering on NFL games in which big profits have led to the expansion. - 8/5
Betting Hedge Funds? The Nevada Senate has received proposed legislation that would allow private investment groups to place sports bets on behalf of investors. The proposed legislation is known as Senate Bill 346. - 4/9
He's Back: Jaromir Jagr has returned to the NHL to play for the Philadelphia Flyers after being gone for 3 years while playing in Russia. - 7/1
Argh! New Jersey Governor Chris Christie vetoed a bill that would have made online gambling legal in the state of New Jersey. - 3/3
Sorry Winnipeg! The NHL and Glendale have agreed to terms on keeping the Phoenix Coyotes in Arizona for the 2010-2011 season. - 5/22
Merger: Rumors are swirling that online gambling giants Bwin and PartyGaming will merge this summer.
Don't Be Afraid to Bet Against Line Moves - Predictem handicapper Bette Middler advises Predictem readers not to be wager against line movement if you've done your homework on a game.
10 Commandments of Sports Betting - Badger discusses important facets of betting on sports.
Tuesday NHL Preview and Pick:
Detroit Redwings vs. Vancouver Canucks - 10/27
Lesnar Withdrawals: UFC Heavyweight Brock Lesnar has withdrawn from UFC 106 due to illness. He's been sick for ever 3 weeks and unable to train so he didn't feel he'd be in optimal condition for his November 21st fight vs. Shane Carwin. - 10/26
Wednesday NHL Preview and Pick: Phoenix Coyotes vs. Pittsburgh Penguins - 10/7
Boxing: As expected, Floyd Mayweather crushed Juan Manuel Marquez. I guess quail eggs and urine therapy didn't give Marquez the boost he was looking for to take down the mighty Mayweather. - 9/20
Legalized Sports Betting? More and more states are considering allowing sports betting as it would reel in massive tax income for many states who badly need it.
The head of Argentina's presidential cabinet says the government hopes to have a regulatory law in place for online casino gambling before the new year. - 8/28
Payment Processing: Paypal has re-entered the UK market to process online gambling and bingo transactions. They are not however catering to USA gamblers at this point. - 8/7
GUILTY! The wife of former boxer Arturo Gatti has been charged with 1st degree murder in the death of her husband. He was strangled with a purse strap. - 7/12
Step up to the Plate: 2009 Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest Betting Odds - 7/4
Retirement Announcement: Boxer Oscar De La Hoya has announced that he has retired at age 36. - 4/14
UFC 88: Breakthrough: Saturday's MMA event features Chuck Liddell (-260) vs. Rashad Evans (+200).
He's Baaaaack! Oscar De La Hoya has announced that he will fight Manny Pacquiao on December 6th! - 8/28
UFC 87 Betting! (August 9th) Place wagers on distance of fights, decision, draw and even odds to win each round! Find these options and MORE at none other than 5 Dimes Sportsbook! - 8/6
Will Miguel Angel Cotto vs. Antonio Margarito go the distance? Will the fight end in a decision or a draw? Bet on this HUGE welterweight battle slated for Saturday, July 26th at none other than 5Dimes! - 7/26
Retirement Announcement: Detroit Red Wings Goalie Dominik Hasek has retired. The stud goalie played 16 years and is the all time percentage save leader in the NHL. Props to a great career. - 6/9
Mayweather Calls it Quits: Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. has retired again saying he no longer has the passion to fight. - 6/6
Vancouver Canucks' Luc Bourdan killed in motorcycle crash. - 5/29
David Lane looks at alternatives to Betting the Hook
Morrison to Fight in Mexico: Tommy Morrison will fight in his second bout during his 2nd comeback on Saturday in Leon, Mexico. The thirty nine year old will be taking on Matt Weisharr who is 3-0-2 with one knockout. The fight will be on pay per view on Saturday, Feb 9th. We looked all over the net for current betting odds but were unable to locate any online sportsbooks carrying the fight.
Jason Green talks about betting money lines and explains how they work.
Sports Investing - We take a look at the two things necessary to win long term: Money management and picking winners. - 1/25
10th Round KO: Floyd Mayweather took down Ricky Hattan in the 10th round with a KO. - 12/9
Entertainment Betting: Miss World Betting Odds. If you want action, you have to get your bets in before Monday, November 12th! - 11/12
5Dimes now offering Pre-Season NHL Hockey sides and totals! - 9/17
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Starting July 30th, Neteller is said to be returning funds to U.S. account holders. EFT's are said to take a few days while checks will take 1-2 weeks to be sent out. - 7/27
So you had a bad day. Check out this article on Dealing with Losing which may help you from losing even more money. - 7/12
Betting on sports isn't just about making a pick against the spread. There is a ton of thinking, prodding and planning that needs to go into making that selection as well as keeping your head screwed on tight. Check out this great article on Sports Betting Psychology which is sure to give you some insight on how to walk a straight line and have a shot at winning long term.
Sports Betting Systems - Jerald explains the Martingale System. - 6/25
Intertops - One of the biggest bookies on the web! In business since the 80's, you win here, you get paid! See site for current bonus promotions!
Bovada - Bet sports, play poker, wager on ponies and gamble in their casino all from the same account. Voted fairest online casino on the web!
5Dimes - Biggest teasers and parlays found on the web! Bet on games at -105 odds instead of -110! Move the line 20 points in foots and 16 in hoops!
Progressive Parlays - You can lose a few picks and still get paid!
Line Shopping - You price compare at the store? Why not for odds?
Increase Your Odds of Winning - Improve your odds of figuring out who will beat the spread by employing a few simple steps!
How Much You Should Bet on Games - You can never receive enough lessons about bankroll management!
Tips to Winning - Tracking, lack of discipline, playing too many games, chasing losses and not properly handicapping a game are just a few mistakes that novice bettors make.
What is Vigorish? - We have an answer for the much asked question.
How I Became a Professional Sports Bettor - The Crazy Snake talks about how he was born into gambling.
Gambling Quotes - Some of the more popular sayings you'll hear.