Tag Archives: football betting

3d - Man under crossbar / 3D - Mann unter einem Querbalken

Backing and Laying Under the Minimum Stake Amount in Betfair

At some stage, after extensive paper exercises and calculations everyone will reach the phase where testing a system or strategy with real money is necessary. Image: Scott Maxwell / LuMaxArt (Shutterstock) However watertight the system seems...
Albino rat leaning on piles of coins / Albino Ratte stützt sich auf einen Stapel von Münzen

Soccerwidow Poll Results up to October 2011

Soccerwidow’s first reader poll is on the subject of whether there are people who actually make a living from betting. Image: panbazil (Shutterstock) Altogether, since February 2011, there have been over 100 replies in total from our...
Magnifying glass over many words highlighting Education / Lupe über viele Wörter mit Education (Bildung) hervorgehoben

VALUE Betting Example – Stuttgart Playing at Home

As this weekend sees the start of the 2011-12 German football season and many of my readers are from Germany, I am in the process of finishing my statistical evaluation of Bundesliga 1, and to give you an idea of the direction I’m taking here’s...
Three snails racing towards red finish line / Drei Schnecken rasen zur roten Ziellinie

Home – Draw – Away: Systematic Betting

The Numbers Game Between 2006-2011, if you had gambled unemotionally and systematically on all English Premier League matches to be home wins and placed a constant stake of 10 € per fixture, then at the end of the fifth season, your winnings...

Betting Exchanges: Backing and Laying of Bets

Even if many probably already know the difference between Back and Lay, some may not and therefore I am dedicating today’s article to a general explanation of Internet betting exchanges, including the placing and laying of sports bets. As...
Man changing TV channels with remote control / Mann ändert Sender mit Fernbedienung

Watch Football Matches for Free from Everywhere

The previous article on this subject concentrated purely on the various bookmakers which offer live football streaming via their web sites. Now, I will focus on the other ways of watching your favourite games, which might not be available...
Balancing Heart and Mind / Balanzieren von Herz und Verstand

Heart Beats Brain – Is Accurate Forecasting of Specific Results in Football Matches Possible?

The English Premier League results of 5.2.2011 were simply amazing, at least in the eyes of an enthusiastic football fan like my husband. A record number of goals and not many games finishing with the expected result. The following table shows...
Dollar notes and gun, mafia inspiration / Dollar-Banknoten und Pistole, Mafia Inspiration

Football Betting Scandal: Match Fixing

Match-fixing on the rise, 24 countries affected say experts Reuters, Berlin, 9.2.2011 Some 24 European countries have been affected by match-fixing and up to 100 games have been manipulated in the past five months alone, said a betting watchdog...
Girl dreaming about growth of income / Mädchen träumt übers Wachstum ihres Einkommens

Psychology of Gambling and the Importance of a Staking Plan

This article discusses the psychology of gamblers and explains what a staking plan is, why such a plan is of enormous importance, and the mistakes one should avoid at all costs. With any form of betting it is essential to calculate individual...
Bespectacled, bearded man whispers in the ear of his surprised wife / Bärtiger Mann flüstert ins Ohr seiner überraschten Frau

HT/FT – Betting on Equally Matched Teams – Conclusion

Following my articles on the theory and practice of System X1, I now present the results of the second round of matches together with an overall conclusion. Image: CREATISTA (Shutterstock) The results of the selected matches played on 22 January,...