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Pro Football Handicapping: Tips and Tricks of the Trade

August 17, 2009 by  
Filed under Tips & Tricks

When it comes to betting on football, if you want to be successful on a consistent basis, there are really only two options: be some kind of psychic genius or invest some time and money into pro football handicapping. At its most basic, football handicapping is about making educated predictions for the purposes of betting. Many people bet on their favorite teams, or the teams that have done the best so far. This type of wagering works fine for those who are betting on winning or losing teams, but for any bet more involved than that, handicapping may be a good idea.

One of the best tips for beginning gamblers is to hire a professional to do the handicapping for you. While professional handicappers do cost money, they can also help you to win money. If you are new to betting let alone the sport of football, the services of a professional handicapper are imperative.

Handicapping is about using all the available information at hand to make the most logical pick for a bet. Success in pro football handicapping boils down to a few key points:

  • If you don’t know what you are doing, hire somebody to do the handicapping for you.
  • Don’t think you can rush through handicapping. When you start losing money, you will see why.
  • If at first you don’t succeed, try and try again. This applies to a lot, but when it comes to sports you win some and you lose some.