Betting Tips Using Crowdsourcing

 Last updated Apr 18, 4:17pm     nors on Strategy    0 Comments    3174 Views

As many of you know crowdsourcing is enlisting the services of a number of people, often associated with raising funds. On OLBG we have a crowd or group of tipsters who add tips. Betting Tips is what OLBG is all about. Members add their tips with helpful reasoning so that: 1. Readers can benefit from the members sporting and betting knowledge. 2. The member can qualify for monthly cash prizes depending on how well their monthly tips perform. On the... [ Read More ]

Betfair Review: The difference between an Exchange and A Sportsbook

 Last updated Apr 17, 10:54am     davidg3907 on Strategy    6 Comments    17068 Views

Betfair Exchange and Sportsbook - The Difference. The simplest analogy is to say that the Betfair Sportsbook is the equivalent of a traditional bookmaker, and the Betfair Exchange is similar to a couple of friends having a bet between themselves on the outcome of a race, a match, or whatever. Everyone is likely to be familiar with how a bookmaker operates, so I shall just endeavour to outline the concept of an Exchange. Betfair - the original concept. Prior to... [ Read More ]

Odds Converter | Fraction to Decimal Odds & Probability

 Last updated Apr 15, 10:44am     man o bong on Strategy    1 Comment    15114 Views

Odds Conversion Table This odds conversion table can work in many different ways for you when checking prices from bookmakers in the UK or making up your own prices. You can either convert fractional odds to decimal, or vice versa, and you also can see the probability for each of the odds in either format too. Also, this is very handy when creating your own tissue prices. If you worked out a probability, you can convert probability to odds here... [ Read More ]

How to Profit from Your Betting 14 Guidelines To Live By

 Last updated Apr 10, 9:10am     nors on Strategy    0 Comments    2620 Views

Daily we get a host of new members joining OLBG, if you are new to betting and need some guidelines then the following list should assist you. All these guidelines are featured in more detail on, betting articles, in members blogs, and on the forum, so please do take some time discovering the wealth of information available on OLBG.  Many of the guidelines were put forward by members and we hope you find them useful.  1 Make sure you always... [ Read More ]

7 Ways to Improve your Football Betting Profits

 Last updated Apr 9, 5:53pm     man o bong on Strategy    3 Comments    14624 Views

Most football fans fancy that they can predict the outcomes of football matches better than the next man, but FOTB's aside, the biggest profit area for the High Street Bookmaker is Football. Here I take a look at how to improve your football betting profits with some simple rules to follow. Action Benefit More Info Find the Best Price Win More Best Odds Use Free Bet Clubs Increase Your ROI Best Free Bet Clubs Bet With Your Head No Cognitive... [ Read More ]

Laying Horse Racing Favourites On Betfair

 Last updated Apr 8, 2:05pm     nors on Strategy    7 Comments    19097 Views

When the favourite loses generally the bookmakers win and win more. The horse is the favourite because it has been supported and has received the most bets and most money placed on them. You can see by the table below the % of winning favourites throughout 2012. The winter months were better for favs than the summer, but taking the year as a whole the average was at 34.41%. Fate of the Favourites 2012 Month % of Winning Favs January... [ Read More ]

Multi-Sport Betting Challenge - Best Bets & Thoughts - (September)

 Last updated Mar 26, 3:12pm     tbuckley on Strategy    27 Comments    2778 Views

Multi-Sport Betting Challenge - Best Bets & Thoughts - (September) Hello there, thanks for opting to read my latest offerings on OLBG and in doing so I'm hoping you enjoy the ride and benefit from it in many ways.Those of you who know me via the OLBG forums and my blogs as 'Tbuckley' or on twitter as @tbuckleythinks will know that I'm passionate about sports and sports betting, that I've been a sports fan for as long as I can... [ Read More ]

Multi-Sport Betting Challenge - Best Bets & Thoughts - (October)

 Last updated Mar 26, 3:12pm     tbuckley on Strategy    11 Comments    1950 Views

Multi-Sport Betting Challenge - Best Bets & Thoughts - (October) Hello there, thanks for opting to read my latest offerings on OLBG and in doing so I'm hoping you enjoy the ride and benefit from it in many ways.Those of you who know me via the OLBG forums and my blogs as 'Tbuckley' or on twitter as @tbuckleythinks will know that I'm passionate about sports and sports betting, that I've been a sports fan for as long as I can... [ Read More ]

The Asian Handicap - Why I Think it Offers Value

 Last updated Mar 26, 3:12pm     garethp1981 on Strategy    0 Comments    1584 Views

My football writing has been thin on the ground recently, mostly because I have been devoting a lot of time to horse racing; but I am hoping to step up my football blogs over the next couple of weeks, with a bit of spare time over the festive period. The last football blog I wrote was an explanation of Asian Handicap betting, which I thought it was worth writing, because there would be a few readers who do not understand... [ Read More ]

The Value of Historical Results

 Last updated Mar 26, 3:12pm     Loukaini on Strategy    4 Comments    1136 Views

Historical results in different sports have different value. In tennis or snooker for example, where there is just one player against another then yes history is very important (but even then there are other factors to consider). But in team sports there are so many changeable factors that I believe it’s a big mistake focusing too much attention on historical results. If we are talking about a big rivalry, like Manchester City Vs Manchester United where history is a big... [ Read More ]

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