Zahir Gilani has dedicated himself to being a multi disciplinary gambler and he strives to be excellent across the board. He has made a final table at the world series of poker, has hit all 6 points on a craps table, and can play several versions of blackjack at an above average level.
Needless to say he is always looking to improve. As a sports bettor, the same applies. The key to being a profitable sports bettor, in his eyes, requires a few simple qualities. However just because something is simple doesn't make it easy.
Focus on what you are good at and do it to the best of your ability. Even if its one trick, done well, can be profitable for a lifetime.
In the first NCAA Football bowl of the Jimbo Fisher era, on New Years Eve, he'll want to put on a show and win convincingly. And the Aggie fans will want to ring in the New Year in a big way having seen their boys lose their last 3 bowl games. The Michigan Wolverines will be missing several key starters when the play Florida in the Peach Bowl on December 29th.
Last night the Los Angeles Chargers went from being the AFC's dark horse to being a legitimate threat to play in the Superbowl this February. By going into Kansas City and shocking the Chiefs with a gutsy last second, come from behind victory, they've given themselves a shot at the 1 seed but also shown that it doesn't matter if they're the 1 seed or not.
NFL kickers decide our fate as online sports bettors. When they fail at the one job they are paid to do, it pains us to no end as fans, and hurts our bankroll as gamblers. So lets take a moment to acknowledge the, way to common, thorn in our side - the underperforming NFL kicker. We've compiled the list of this season's 10 worst NFL kickers.
From Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, on Sunday November 25th at 6pm EST, the 106th Grey Cup will match the Ottawa RedBlacks against the Calgary Stampeders in a rematch of the 2016 Grey Cup. Both of these franchises have been dominant forces in the CFL for past few seasons, but having lost 2 finals in a row gives Calgary extra incentive to take this prize home.
From November 23rd-25th, the Davis Cup Final will be held pitting two nations that are becoming quite familiar with one another. Defending Davis Cup Champions, France, will host challengers Croatia in the world Tennis finals just months after the two countries met in the World Cup finals for soccer. Will Croatia get the job done or will France win another major sports tournament at their expense?
The first El Clasico of 2018 will be without both Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi yet still has plenty of intrigue and drama as Barcelona know that Real Madrid are in crisis and do not want to give them any life line.
Connor McDavid is the first player to win the NHL scoring title in back to back seasons since the late 90s, early 2000s when Jaromir Jagr won it 4 years in a row and 5 out of 7 seasons. Now no one would fault you for betting Connor McDavid to do it agains, even at the low value of laying 55 cents, however there is another name on this board that sticks out to me.
If you choose to online bet on NHL preseason games look for certain indicators of what may lead to winning plays. The most important questions to ask is, are the best players playing and how much ice time will they get? Another is to look for value. Since results don't mean anything yet the upper echelon teams may be overvalued when they are unlikely to give it their all.
The NBA preseason is upon us and this article will provides some ideas as to how to approach wagering on these games. Look for teams with good young players, starters coming back from injury and large spreads.