DROPPING ODDS

DROPPING ODDS

  • Movements of odds in sports betting play a big role when deciding which side you are waging on.
  • ODDS are usually released around a week before the match is due to start and are based on all the information that is currently available to the bookies.
  • Bookies calculate their opening odds Based on information in hand by considering some of the following facts;
  1. Home Advantage
  2. Current Form
  3. H2H records of the two side involved
  4. Team News
  • A times they might play their own ‘mind games’ by altering the odds sets. This causes a big impact with less people betting on that particular side
  • Odds movement can be a valuable tool when used in the right way.
  • Understanding why the odds might have changed on a sporting event is a hard earned skill, but with modern day social media and access to information has made things easy.
  • you can always get ahead of the bookies by accessing team News bust ups and missing players from training grounds.
  • Downwards odds movement can be a sign that the difference in strength between the teams has changed.
  • If odds change for no apparent reason, you should seriously consider backing the teamr whose odds are now more profitable according to your estimation.
  • When analyzing the odds changes, the key is to try and understand why the odds are moving and not simply watch them as they drop.

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