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Take the Time Out for Careful Football Handicapping for Best Results

August 17, 2009 by  
Filed under Tips & Tricks

Football handicapping. It sounds awfully difficult and time-consuming, doesn’t it? No, football handicapping has nothing to do with injuring players or preventing them from playing as the name might suggest. To the contrary, football handicapping is about studying trends and injuries as well as past performance of professional football players so that you can make more accurate predictions of what might be to come.  For those who are betting on professional football games, knowing a bit about pro football handicapping is of the utmost importance.

Good handicapping skills come with time and experience, but there is one thing that always remains the same – no matter how effective a handicapper you are – when you put more time into football handicapping, you get more return. Taking a quick glance at the stats from the last week and placing your bet is not effective handicapping. As a matter of fact, it really isn’t handicapping at all.

If you are not putting much effort into handicapping, consider the fact that you may not get much return on it. Part-time handicapping efforts beget part-time results, usually equating to little or no results at all.

The moral of the story is this: if you want to get the best results from your football handicapping endeavors, schedule a block of time for it. When handicapping, take careful consideration of past performances, past and current injuries, risk and predictions by those who really know what they are talking about. As time goes on and you begin to notice trends, handicapping will become less of a chore. Until then, don’t be afraid to devote a little time to it.