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Sports betting strategies

In our section “betting strategies” we present to you the various possibilities of betting and how to place good bets to multiply your stakes. Therefore we got our teeth into the most common and most popular online betting strategies and gathered important information about them to provide it to you.

We worked up a good overview of all the strategies and we created tables and figures to give you a better comprehension of the complexity of some of them. By giving good examples we try to make the complicated practices more understandable. Further, by the example of some well-established strategies we want to show you how much money you can make, if betting only small amounts already makes sense or if you have to play high to win high. Moreover, we show you which sports fit which strategy best. Enjoy reading our articles!

Here is an overview of the most popular betting strategies. Click on the link to learn more about each one:

Back & Lay

The Back & Lay strategy gives a nice variety to the world of sports betting. While “back”-bets are the most common kind of sports bets where you bet ON a certain outcome of a game/event, with a “lay”-bet you bet AGAINST it. What makes this strategy so interesting is that you can deal and sell with your own bets on book-makers like Betfair. […] Read more

Double Chance

The Double Chance bet is an online betting strategy that is particularly interesting for more risk-averse bettors. As a result of betting on two outcomes of a game your odds to win the bet enhance by 33 %. […] Read more

Halftime/fulltime bets

With this betting system you get a little more risky. In this scenario you bet on both, the half-time standings and the full-time result of a game. We give you an idea of how this kind of bet looks like, when it is won and give you information about your chances of winning. Additionally, we show you the most suitable sports for this strategy […] Read more

Handicap

Handicap Bets are the most interesting when you expect a favorite win. The clue behind this concept is that you bet on a team starting with a backlog (handicap) which should be equalized throughout the game. Through the handicap the odds usually get way higher than if you just bet on a regular win of that team. […] Read more

Head-to-Head bets

As the name gives it away with this strategy you bet on the competing of two individuals within a contest. This is mostly interesting when betting on individual sports but you can also bet on two competitors of a team sport and let them virtually step up against each other. […] Read more

Hedging

Similar to real stock-exchanges you can hedge your bets against possible losses through selling and buying other bets. Betfair is the most common book-maker that offers possibilities to hedge your bets. If you want to learn how it works and get a short introduction and good examples, follow the link and learn more about this interesting betting strategy. […] Read more

Multibet

The goal of the betting strategy of Multi-bets is to gain a high overall odd by adding several single bets (called “legs”) to one bet. You should keep in mind that with this betting strategy your risk of losing the bet increases with each added leg as the odds get higher and higher. Multi-bets or Multiples are most interesting with football bets but you can also make a good profit out of other sports as well. […] Read more

Last-Minute-Goal

In this article we describe this attractive strategy of Last-Minute-Bets. Throughout the last few years this strategy has become more and more popular, especially to games you are witnessing and where live bets are available. The further a game advances, the higher the odds of no goal to be scored get. In this instance you can bet against the current standings and you can earn some good profits. […] Read more

Lucky 15 bet

As an advancement of the Yankee Bet the Lucky 15 Bet includes, obviously, 15 bets. These 15 bets comprise of 4 single bets, 6 two-leg multi, 4 three-leg multi and 1 four-leg multi. How this strategy works and how big your chances of winning are, are shown in this article. […] Read more

Over/under

This nice and simple betting strategy is easily explained. You have to figure out if there are more or less goals/points etc. scored than a certain amount during a game. Although it started with only betting on the amount of goals scored during a football match, up to now you can bet on almost everything that is countable. That is why this strategy is not only employable for football bets but also for other sports like basketball, tennis or basically every other game. […] Read more

Scorecast/wincast

In both the scorecast and the wincast you have to bet on a person to score a goal. The only difference between those two strategies is that additionally to the scorer at a sorecast bet you have to guess the exact result of the game right while at a wincast bet it is enough to predict the winning team. In both cases you need a little luck to win but with a good knowledge of the competing teams you can make some good money. […] Read more

Surebets

Surebets or arbitration are bets that will definitely bring winnings through combinations of specific single bets. This is possible through differing odds for the same games from different betting providers. To successfully make money with sure bets you have to find the most lucrative quotas from different bookmakers and calculate if these bets are indeed sure bets. Our advice is to wager on two-way-bets at first, as these are easier to calculate and to act fast after identifying an arbitration bet, because these can disappear quickly through rapidly changing odds. Also always make sure if the bookies keep a commission from your winnings. […] Read more

System bets

System or yankee bets are mostly interesting when you want to play risky bets. So you can bet on that only 3 out of 4 bets have to be correct. By doing so, on the one hand, your chances to win increase although, on the other hand, you have to accept a decrease of your overall odd. But if you bet on one or two underdogs you can push your odds again and still play very profitably. We show you how to win a system bet and which sports are best suitable for this betting concept. […] Read more

If we have caught your attention for sports betting strategies and everything that deals with it, we recommend you our Livetipsportal bet calculator app, where you can calculate your odds easily on your smartphone.

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