Betting Strategy & Psychology

Can Pythagorean Expectation relate to points won in the next season?

Predominantly used for betting on US sports such as baseball and basketball, can Pythagorean expectation be used for betting on soccer? Analytics expert, Mark Taylor explains why this could be a potentially profitable strategy when betting on long-term markets.

Unwrapping exciting betting focused R packages

Gaining an edge in betting often boils down to intelligent data analysis, but faced with daunting amounts of data it can be hard to know where to start. If this sounds familiar, R – an increasingly popular statistical programming language widely used for data analysis – could be just what you’re looking for.

How to spot errors and inaccuracies in prediction models

Previous articles have introduced different types of prediction models as well as methods to measure dispersion. Whatever the model, the prediction is not prophecy, it assigns a likelihood to an event, which can be influenced by error, something bettors should be aware of, and eager to exploit.

How do I calculate betting margins?

If you're new to betting, you should learn how to calculate betting margins. This article explains what betting margins are, highlights why Pinnacle Sports offer the best value and teaches you how to calculate betting margins.

Is a short-term profit always a sign of good betting?

As a bettor do you understand how luck influences your short-term betting? Is a run of five winning bets skill or luck? This article explains how assigning probabilities to your bets is a good habit to develop, as a run of winning bets isn't always a sign of good betting.