Betting Strategy & Psychology

Why Pinnacle Sports' API can improve your betting

Do you use an API tool for betting? You could be at a disadvantage if not, learn how to use an API for betting and its advantages.

Improve your betting by reading these books

Want to know the best reads for betting? Our Head of Sportsbook recommends three must read books for bettors - none of which are betting specific.

Using a Monte Carlo model to predict sports

What models do you use to guide your bets? If you haven’t heard of Monte Carlo simulation you could be missing out.

Using the 1X2 market to produce Draw No Bet odds

If you ever feel constrained by traditional 1X2 options then a Draw No Bet (DNB) option could be what you are looking for. Find out how to calculate this.

How to calculate probability, odds & payouts

Odds are only a representation of something more important - probability. Getting a handle on how to derive decimal odds from probability is the first step in developing your own assessments of betting value.

What home set-up is best for in-play betting?

In-play betting requires traders to have a detailed setup to achieve maximum success. This article examines a typical set-up that traders have, and what can be done to avoid disasters in the markets.

Why use 1X2 market to place bets as Double Chance

This article explains how Pinnacle Sports bettors can use the 1X2 market to place bets as Double Chance, providing a better alternative to traditional bookmakers and Exchanges.

How Bayesian analysis can help your betting

This article discusses how Bayesian Analysis – the theory of an 18th Century English Presbyterian Minister named Thomas Bayes – can help sports bettors gauge the outcome of an event.

How we offer an alternative to laying on Exchanges

Think that you have to use an Exchange to lay a bet? Pinnacle Sports can provide an alternative. Find out how.

Why your staking method is important 

There is a strong case to suggest the amount you bet is actually more important than what you bet on. We reviewed five popular staking methods. Discover which is best.