At first glance, betting on sports is simple. You log onto a computer, check for the latest odds offered by bookmakers and choose the ones you find the most lucrative. However, ask any professional punter, and they will tell you that a lot goes into making that perfect bet, with research being the key that can help you succeed where many do not.
Now, sports betting is becoming prevalent across the globe, with more fans ready to invest their money in their favourite teams to make profits. Whether you are looking at rugby in New Zealand, any of the tennis grand slams, the NFL in America, or the Premier League, there are plenty of opportunities for everyone to earn money. The main aim of it all is to have fun watching games with the monetary factor adding a hint of thrill to the excitement. With the Premier League around the corner, here are some aspects to look into, that can help you in this money-making endeavour.
The very first thing to check before betting on a team is player performance. While the more in-depth analysis you do, the better, it is essential to at least focus on the club’s top players. Check the statistics to see how many goals they scored last season, if they are suffering from any ailments, and whether the player is showing mental preparedness for the upcoming season. All this can help you decode the player’s state of mind, which eventually reflects in their gameplay.
Transfers can eventually build or break a football team, and when it comes to the Premier League, everyone takes them with all seriousness. There is always the possibility to wager on transfer rumours, but keeping abreast with all the additions also means you have a fair idea of how strong a particular club might be when they step onto the field. For example, the latest news about a possible Messi transfer to Manchester City could very well be a gamechanger in the Premier League. If it happens, you can surely bet on Manchester City to most likely win the tournament, with your eyes closed.
Gossip and News
Let’s admit it; fans love a bit of gossip, whether it is about one of their own club members or a player from the opposing team. When it comes to betting, the latest player buzz can prove to be quite helpful. Consider all the drama around Manchester United’s captain Harry Maguire getting into trouble in Greece. With certain restrictions on him playing now, and a new captain announced, the team will take a little while adjusting to all the changes. As a result, a punter needs to watch their first few games before making any substantial wagers on them.
Lastly, it is equally important to keep tabs on the overall team dynamics to predict better how a club will perform. Check to see if there are any disputes between players and managers. Maybe the management is causing tension in the side. Or else, see which players are really gelling together and can form a formidable duo that takes their team to victory. In the end, every little detail matters, especially when it’s your money on the line.