Bookmakers will always look to balance a market to limit potential loses on any one side. Their main tool to do this is line movement.

Sharp bettors are the pros who make a living out of sports betting. They’re a different breed from those who just like the occasional flutter.

Sportsbooks are in the business of making money. Vig is what they charge to take your action. You need to know about and understand it.

By placing numerous bets in a parlay you can multiply your winnings significantly – but all your bets must hit for a parlay to pay.

Let us introduce you to the basic principles of bankroll management – an absolute must if your betting career is to have any longevity at all.

The sportsbook doesn’t always get it right. The favorite doesn’t always win. Occasionally, the sporting gods flip the script – cue the upset.

The Over/Under is how a Totals bet works. Along with the Moneyline and the Point Spread, it makes up the trinity of basic sports betting.

How to identify the favorite and understanding what that means before you bet is the first step for any sports bettor.

How to identify an underdog and understanding what that means for your betting is indispensable for anyone new to sports bettor.

A moneyline bet is the simplest bet in sports betting: It is a bet on the winner of an event.

A point spread levels the field by handicapping the favorite and helping the underdog. A spread bet is a bet on the margin of victory.