Keys to Football Sports Betting at SBG Global

December 1, 2010 Sports Betting

Sports betting gamblers love betting on football during the fall and winter months.

There are many keys to winning at football sports betting. The goal is to find value and to win money with online sports betting and sometimes that can be done with football betting.

Sports betting should begin by looking for value. There are a number of ways to do this but one of the easiest is to see what everyone else is doing. And no, you don’t want to follow their example. If you see that a lot of online sports betting gamblers fall in love with a particular team this week in NFL or college football you want to be very careful about betting that team. In fact, you might want to take the other team in your football sports betting. That is where the value will be. It won’t be with the popular team.

Many gamblers in sports betting will look to take the home team, regardless of the sport. In football sports betting it seems that the home team is more overvalued than ever. A traditional power college football team with awesome and famous venues such as Tennessee with Neyland Stadium, which holds over 100,000 fans, is an example. Playing “between the hedges” at Georgia is another. Florida’s “Swamp,” LSU and Clemson’s “Death Valley,” Michigan’s “Big House,” Ohio State’s “Horseshoe” all combine to merge teams with championship reputations with venues that would seem to guarantee success. The problem with all of these teams is that they are almost always laying more points in football sports betting than they should be and that means the sports betting value is on the other side.

Another factor that often gets in the way of logical thinking in football sports betting is what happened last week, or even last year. Remember that football has a considerable amount of roster and lineup turnover from season to season and online sports betting gamblers far too often look at the past year to predict what will happen today. It also happens on a more recent basis as football sports betting gamblers look at what happened last week in anticipation of it happening again. How often does a team look great one week and fall flat the next in football sports betting? It happens all the time. Conversely, teams that look pathetic one week will often bounce back with a premium effort the next week. You can’t base your decisions entirely upon what happened in the past if you want to win at football online sports betting.