DOWNLOAD SCHEDULE: BASEBALL | HOCKEY | BASKETBALL
Refresh
Page last updated on Wed Apr 23 05:23:44 EDT 2014
TOP NEWS
Football Betting Lines

Football Betting Lines

Football betting lines can vary depending on which sportsbook you are looking at but they are often very similar because if one sportsbook offers football betting lines that are slightly astray they are quickly jumped on by the eagle eyed gamblers who are like eagles circling a dead animal in that any mistake is notice quickly and punished with the minimum of messing around.

If you are in search of a good selection of football lines that are fairly priced you should look no further than ScoresAndOdds.com where you will find a vast selection of football lines as well as so much more information.

If you are wondering how football betting lines work you need to understand that the whole sports book industry is centred around betting lines and it is how the sportsbooks use these betting lines which determines how successful they are, or not as the case may be.

If money comes in for a particular selection the line will react accordingly in order to limit liabilities. On the other hand if there is not much interest in a particular selection you will often find that the football betting line is altered in order to attract more money. There are ways of exploiting these lines and one of the most common is used in the UK sport books especially, but more and more savvy individuals are also starting to operate in the same way on the US sportsbooks.

This particular method is known as arbitrage and is more commonly found on the financial markets but these people have adapted it to the sport betting markets. To briefly explain the method, it is where a minimum of two sportsbooks are found to have different football betting lines on the same event. By manipulating the amount of money that is put down and by taking advantage of the different football betting lines it is possible to come up with an arbitrage situation or what is also known as a sure bet.

What this basically means is that you are guaranteed a return on your initial investment no matter what the final score is in the event that you have chosen. It is usually a return of around 5%, any more than that it could be a case of a palpable error and the whole bet would be void. This is the nightmare of the arbitrage trader as it can been a very large loss. Anyway, I know that 5% doesn't seem like much but if you consider that these traders use large stakes which are traded over several different account you can only imagine the kind of profits that they are making. If you can't imagine then please believe me when I say that the profits are very large indeed.

This is another reason why the football betting lines that you see on the likes of ScoresAndOdds.com will change very quickly and why you have to jump in and place the bet if you spot one. The arbitrage traders have complex software set up that scans all of the sportsbooks football betting line every few seconds on the look out for a mistake.

It must be said that sportsbooks don't like this activity and many of them will ban an account if it is discovered what they are up to. Even though I am not involved in arbitrage trading myself I don't really agree with the stance of the sportsbooks on this matter. I believe that the arbitrage traders have simply found an edge so I say good luck to them.

I realise that many of these traders are from a financial background but I do know a couple of 'mere mortals' who are successfully involved in arbitrage trading and who make a great deal of money from it. They obviously have their own methods in place for finding these trades in the football betting lines but most of it is just looking around the various sports books. I suppose when you think about it, there are so many markets that the sportsbooks have to price up properly that there is bound to be the odd mistake being made every now and again.

One tip though, I know that they download the betting schedule from the ScoresAndOdds.com website as they say that helps them plan their arbitrage assault in the easiest possible way. A downside to arbitrage trading that I forgot to mention is that a relatively large investment is required to take full advantage. I read an article in the Wall Street Journal recently which said that some people were getting into sports arbitrage by taking out a loan or even several loans. They argue that as there was no risk involved in the betting procedure it wasn't a problem, but I would hate to be in their shoes if something went wrong, a lost internet connection for example!

Just by spending some time on ScoresAndOdds.com you will soon see how these opportunities arise and how quickly you have to be off the mark especially in the lead up to an event. In the final few minutes you will see that the football betting lines can move quite rapidly, especially if there is a late surge of money and we all now know where that probably came from.


Sponsored Links

Download Printable Schedules
Now you can download and print schedules for each sport so you can plan ahead and track your results.
UPDATED:
PRINTABLE BRACKETS - UPDATED AFTER EVERY ROUND
BASEBALL 3/31/2014 - 6/2/2014
BASKETBALL 2/25/2014 - 4/16/2014
HOCKEY 2/25/2014 - 4/13/2014
TOP TEN WAGERS
RK Team
1
Dallas Mavericks
2
Atlanta Braves
3
Atlanta Braves
4
Houston Rockets
5
Miami Heat
04/23/2014
MLBMiami Marlins vs Atlanta Braves09:10 AM PST
France - Ligue 1Evian TG FC at Paris St Germain09:30 AM PST
France - Ligue 1Olympique Lyon at Toulouse FC09:30 AM PST
MLBArizona Diamondbacks vs Chicago Cubs11:20 AM PST
Argentina - MinorClub Atletico Fenix at CA Platense11:30 AM PST
UEFA Champions LeagueBayern Munich at Real Madrid11:45 AM PST
MLBSan Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies12:10 PM PST
MLBTexas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics12:35 PM PST
MLBHouston Astros vs Seattle Mariners12:40 PM PST
Intl Clubs - Copa LibertadoresVelez Sarsfield at Nacional FC3:45 PM PST
NBACharlotte Bobcats vs Miami Heat4:00 PM PST
MLBCincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates4:05 PM PST
MLBKansas City Royals vs Cleveland Indians4:05 PM PST
MLBBaltimore Orioles vs Toronto Blue Jays4:05 PM PST
MLBChicago White Sox vs Detroit Tigers4:05 PM PST
MLBLos Angeles Angels vs Washington Nationals4:05 PM PST
NHLPittsburgh Penguins vs Columbus Blue Jackets4:05 PM PST
MLBSt. Louis Cardinals vs New York Mets4:10 PM PST
MLBMinnesota Twins vs Tampa Bay Rays4:10 PM PST
MLBNew York Yankees vs Boston Red Sox4:10 PM PST
USA - MLSHouston Dynamo at NY Red Bulls4:30 PM PST
Intl Clubs - CONCACAF - Champions LeagueCruz Azul at Deportivo Toluca5:00 PM PST
NBADallas Mavericks vs San Antonio Spurs5:05 PM PST
NHLAnaheim Ducks vs Dallas Stars5:05 PM PST
MLBSan Diego Padres vs Milwaukee Brewers5:10 PM PST
Brazil - Copa do BrasilSao Paulo SP at CRB AL6:00 PM PST
Brazil - Copa do BrasilFluminense RJ at Tupi MG6:00 PM PST
Intl Clubs - Copa LibertadoresAtletico Mineiro MG at Atletico Nacional Medellin6:00 PM PST
Intl Clubs - Copa LibertadoresGremio RS at CA San Lorenzo6:00 PM PST
NBAPortland Trailblazers vs Houston Rockets6:35 PM PST
NHLSt. Louis Blues vs Chicago Blackhawks6:35 PM PST
Costa Rica - Primera DivisionUruguay de Coronado at CD Belen Siglo Xxi7:00 PM PST
Costa Rica - Primera DivisionLimon FC at FC Puntarenas7:00 PM PST
Costa Rica - Primera DivisionAD Carmelita at CS Herediano7:00 PM PST
Costa Rica - Primera DivisionPerez Zeledon at Liga Deportiva Alajuelense7:00 PM PST
Costa Rica - Primera DivisionDeportivo Saprissa at CS Cartagines7:00 PM PST
MLBPhiladelphia Phillies vs Los Angeles Dodgers7:10 PM PST
Intl Clubs - Copa LibertadoresAtletico Lanus at Santos Laguna8:10 PM PST
04/24/2014
UEFA Europa LeagueValencia CF at Sevilla FC12:05 PM PST
UEFA Europa LeagueJuventus Turin at Benfica Lisbon12:05 PM PST
NBAIndiana Pacers vs Atlanta Hawks4:05 PM PST
NHLMontreal Canadiens vs Tampa Bay Lightning4:05 PM PST
NBAOklahoma City Thunder vs Memphis Grizzlies5:00 PM PST
NHLBoston Bruins vs Detroit Red Wings5:05 PM PST
Intl Clubs - Copa LibertadoresUnion Espanola at Arsenal de Sarandi5:15 PM PST
NHLColorado Avalanche vs Minnesota Wild6:35 PM PST
NBALos Angeles Clippers vs Golden State Warriors7:35 PM PST
NHLSan Jose Sharks vs Los Angeles Kings7:35 PM PST
04/25/2014
Russia - Premier LeagueFC Amkar Perm at FC Kryliya Sovetov Samara08:00 AM PST
France - Ligue 2LB Chateauroux at Istres FC11:00 AM PST
France - Ligue 2Clermont Foot at Stade Brest11:00 AM PST
France - Ligue 2AC Havre at US Creteil11:00 AM PST
France - Ligue 2Chamois Niort FC at Stade Lavallois MFC11:00 AM PST
France - Ligue 2Troyes AC at Tours FC11:00 AM PST
Czech - 1. LigaFK Teplice at FC Viktoria Plzen11:15 AM PST
France - Ligue 1Olympique Marseille at FC Nantes11:30 AM PST
Germany - BundesligaVfB Stuttgart at Hannover 9611:30 AM PST
England - DivisionsYeovil Town at Brighton & Hove Albion FC11:45 AM PST
Italy - Serie AAC Milan at AS Roma11:45 AM PST
Scotland - PremierFC St Mirren at Partick Thistle11:45 AM PST
Spain - La LigaLevante UD at Elche CF12:00 PM PST
Argentina - PrimeraCA Tigre at Newell's Old Boys3:10 PM PST
Brazil - Serie BSampaio Correa MA at Icasa CE3:30 PM PST
Uruguay - Primera DivisionCA Rentistas at Defensor Sporting4:00 PM PST
NBAToronto Raptors vs Brooklyn Nets4:05 PM PST
NHLNew York Rangers vs Philadelphia Flyers4:05 PM PST
Brazil - Serie BJoinville SC at Parana Clube PR5:00 PM PST
NBAChicago Bulls vs Washington Wizards5:05 PM PST
NHLChicago Blackhawks vs St. Louis Blues5:05 PM PST
Mexico - PrimeraCF Pachuca at Gallos Blancos5:30 PM PST
Mexico - PrimeraLeon at Club Tijuana7:30 PM PST
NBAHouston Rockets vs Portland Trailblazers7:35 PM PST
NHLDallas Stars vs Anaheim Ducks7:35 PM PST
04/26/2014
England - DivisionsIpswich Town at Burnley FC04:15 AM PST
England - Premier LeagueEverton FC at Southampton FC04:45 AM PST
France - Ligue 2FC Metz at AJ Auxerre05:00 AM PST
Russia - Premier LeagueVolga Nizhny Novgorod at Zenit St Petersburg05:30 AM PST
Germany - BundesligaWerder Bremen at Bayern Munich06:30 AM PST
Germany - BundesligaSC Freiburg at VfL Wolfsburg06:30 AM PST
Germany - BundesligaEintracht Frankfurt at 1899 Hoffenheim06:30 AM PST
Germany - Bundesliga1 FC Nuremberg at 1 Fsv Mainz 0506:30 AM PST
Germany - BundesligaEintracht Braunschweig at Hertha BSC06:30 AM PST
England - DivisionsGillingham FC at Preston North End07:00 AM PST
England - DivisionsCrawley Town at Bradford City07:00 AM PST
England - DivisionsBrentford FC at Colchester Utdfc07:00 AM PST
England - DivisionsTranmere Rovers at Leyton Orient07:00 AM PST
England - DivisionsCrewe Alexandra FC at Bristol City07:00 AM PST
England - DivisionsBolton Wanderers at Sheffield Wednesday07:00 AM PST
England - DivisionsNottingham Forest at Bournemouth AFC07:00 AM PST
England - DivisionsReading FC at Doncaster Rovers07:00 AM PST
England - DivisionsBlackburn Rovers at Charlton Athletic07:00 AM PST
England - DivisionsLeicester City at Huddersfield Town07:00 AM PST
England - DivisionsMillwall FC at Queens Park Rangers07:00 AM PST
England - DivisionsBarnsley FC at Middlesbrough FC07:00 AM PST
England - DivisionsBlackpool FC at Wigan Athletic07:00 AM PST
England - DivisionsWatford FC at Derby County07:00 AM PST
England - DivisionsLeeds Utd at Birmingham City07:00 AM PST
England - DivisionsWalsall FC at Stevenage FC07:00 AM PST
England - DivisionsWolverhampton Wanderers at Coventry City07:00 AM PST
England - Premier LeagueHull City at Fulham FC07:00 AM PST
England - Premier LeagueTottenham Hotspur at Stoke City07:00 AM PST
England - Premier LeagueAston Villa at Swansea City07:00 AM PST
England - Premier LeagueWest Ham Utd at West Bromwich Albion07:00 AM PST
Israel - Premier LeagueIroni Ramat Hasharon at Beitar Jerusalem07:00 AM PST
Israel - Premier LeagueHapoel Haifa at Hapoel Akko07:00 AM PST
Israel - Premier LeagueAshdod SC at Hapoel Raanana07:00 AM PST
Israel - Premier LeagueBnei Yehuda Tel Aviv at Maccabi Petach Tikva07:00 AM PST
Spain - La LigaRayo Vallecano at Granada CF07:00 AM PST
Czech - 1. LigaDukla Prague at FC Banik Ostrava08:00 AM PST
France - Ligue 1AS Monaco at AC Ajaccio08:00 AM PST
Israel - Premier LeagueHapoel Beer Sheva at Bnei Sakhnin FC08:00 AM PST
Russia - Premier LeagueFC Lokomotiv Moscow at FC Krasnodar08:00 AM PST
Italy - Serie AAC Fiorentina at Bologna FC09:00 AM PST
Spain - La LigaMalaga CF at Getafe CF09:00 AM PST
Spain - Segunda DivisionCD Lugo at Sporting Gijon09:00 AM PST
Spain - Segunda DivisionPonferradina SD at Deportivo La Coruna09:15 AM PST
England - DivisionsHereford Utd at Aldershot Town09:30 AM PST
England - DivisionsMacclesfield Town at Alfreton Town FC09:30 AM PST
England - DivisionsGrimsby Town at Braintree Town09:30 AM PST
England - DivisionsSalisbury City at Chester City09:30 AM PST
England - DivisionsWrexham FC at Forest Green Rovers09:30 AM PST
England - DivisionsCambridge Utd FC at Gateshead FC09:30 AM PST
England - DivisionsLuton Town at Hyde Utd09:30 AM PST
England - DivisionsBarnet FC at Lincoln City09:30 AM PST
England - DivisionsDartford FC at Nuneaton Town FC09:30 AM PST
England - DivisionsWoking FC at Tamworth FC09:30 AM PST
England - DivisionsSouthport FC at Welling Utd09:30 AM PST
England - DivisionsKidderminster Harriers at Halifax Town09:30 AM PST
England - Premier LeagueNorwich City at Manchester Utd09:30 AM PST
Germany - BundesligaBorussia Dortmund at Bayer Leverkusen09:30 AM PST
Czech - 1. LigaSK Sigma Olomouc at 1 FC Slovacko10:00 AM PST
Israel - Premier LeagueMaccabi Tel Aviv at Hapoel Tel Aviv10:00 AM PST
Argentina - PrimeraCA San Lorenzo at CA Belgrano11:00 AM PST
Argentina - Primera BCrucero del Norte at Defensa y Justicia11:00 AM PST
France - Ligue 1FC Lorient at Stade Rennes11:00 AM PST
France - Ligue 1Stade Reims at OGC Nice11:00 AM PST
France - Ligue 1AS Saint Etienne at Evian TG FC11:00 AM PST
France - Ligue 1Toulouse FC at Montpellier Hsc11:00 AM PST
France - Ligue 1Valenciennes FC at EA Guingamp11:00 AM PST
Spain - La LigaCA Osasuna at Real Madrid11:00 AM PST
Spain - Segunda DivisionCD Mirandes at Cordoba CF11:00 AM PST
Czech - 1. LigaFC Slovan Liberec at Sparta Prague11:15 AM PST
Argentina - Primera BCA Talleres at CA Brown de Adrogue11:30 AM PST
Chile - PrimeraEverton de Vina Del Mar at Huachipato11:30 AM PST
Chile - PrimeraPalestino at Audax Italiano11:30 AM PST
Uruguay - Primera DivisionEl Tanque Sisley at Racing Club Mdeo.11:30 AM PST
Uruguay - Primera DivisionDanubio FC at CA River Plate11:30 AM PST
Uruguay - Primera DivisionJuventud de LP at CA Cerro11:30 AM PST
Italy - Serie ASSC Napoli at Inter Milan11:45 AM PST
Brazil - Serie BAmerica RN at Oeste SP12:20 PM PST
Brazil - Serie BSanta Cruz PE at Portuguesa SP12:20 PM PST
Brazil - Serie BVila Nova GO at Nautico PE12:20 PM PST
Brazil - Serie BVasco Da Gama RJ at Luverdense MT12:20 PM PST
Brazil - Serie BPonte Preta SP at Atletico Goianiense12:20 PM PST
BOXINGJ Molina vs L MATTHYSSE6:30 PM PST
BOXINGJ Diaz vs K Thurman7:15 PM PST
USA - MLSChivas Usa at San Jose Earthquakes7:30 PM PST
05/03/2014
BOXINGM Maidana vs F Mayweather Jr8:00 PM PST
TONIGHT'S NBA WINNING ACTION!
Access Tonight's featured Premium Pick "guaranteed" to win! Simply put your email in the box below or text/call 702-979-4410

Featured pick:

HAWKS VS. PACES 7:00 PM ET


* WINNER, WINNER, WINNER *

Here's result from our 2014 Premium Picks.

January (+16.9 Units): $1,690.00
February (+6.6 Units): $660.00
March (+22.9 Units): $2,290.00
Total: (46.4 Units): $4,640.00

Don't miss out on Tonight's pick. Enter your email address in the box below or text/call now: 702-979-4410

EMAIL:

x