Sports betting has been around for a while now, and it’s growing at a rapid pace. You’ve probably seen some of the ads on TV, read articles online, or even seen flyers at friends’ houses advertising that they’re starting a sports book. But where do you start if you want to learn how to become a successful sports bettor? Let’s take a look at the key aspects of becoming a successful sports bettor, starting with how it relates to other areas of your life.

Know the Game

Sports betting is about more than “who’s going to win.” Sports gambling is a game of odds. You need to understand how sports books set and change odds to optimize profits. 

You need to know the game of gambling, both to understand the odds and to understand how to play the game.

Stay Alert

If you’re trying to become a successful sports bettor, your best bet is to stay alert. Sports books and sports bettors alike have become increasingly aware of sports bettors. Just be vigilant for any shady activities. The most important part of staying alert is noticing the small things.