Friday, May 24, 2019


Where Do All The Parts of the Super Bowl Come From?

February 5, 2017 by  
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You can be sure of one thing: It’s almost certain to be American-made. According to American Manufacturing, the footballs, helmets, trophy and the coin for the coin toss are definitely made in the USA. Helmets (and a lot of body padding too) are made mostly by Riddell, a company in Elyria, OH, which has had […]

How do Sportsbooks Make Money on the Moneyline?

October 22, 2010 by  
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The moneyline does not offer sportsbooks the same opportunity to make a profit as the point spread. In a standard favorite/underdog scenario, the sportsbook will make money only when the favorite loses.

The importance of Recordkeeping

October 12, 2010 by  
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If the mere mention of keeping sportsbetting records conjures up images of a pointy headed geek pushing a pencil amidst mountains of data, you are not alone. Few bettors are capable of keeping from yawning when a discussion about tracking your betting results begins. But it is a given that anyone who bets on sports […]

Why do Betting Lines Change?

September 30, 2010 by  
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We have already seen in previous articles like How do Sportsbooks Make Money on the Moneyline, that sportsbooks get their profit by taking an equal amount of bets on both teams…

How is the Betting Line Created?

September 14, 2010 by  
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Theoretically anybody can create a betting line. All you have to do is set a point spread, a moneyline and an over/under, and then attach odds to each of those betting types.