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Best Selling Books that can help you to be better at sports betting. To be successful at sports betting first you need to have the knowlede about sport. You need to read best books and daily news to stay in touch with current events. Knowledge is the key to your success at sport and in life.
The Smart Money: How the World’s Best Sports Bettors Beat the Bookies Out of Millions
The Smart Money is one of the gratest stories ever written about gambling. Is an exciting tale about lucrative word of profession high-stake betting world. It provides insight look within complex gambling tactics. Bookies don‘t want you to know of their vulnerability because the are hypersensitive to the big stakes bets that are played by higr rollers. The high rollers go to the extraordinary lengst to exploit the weakness of the bookies odds.
Michael Konik is a freelance journalist, an expert blacjack and poker player who become part of a billion dollar industry. Konik has written book that is recommended for anyone interesting in gambling, sports betting and odds probability. For four long years, he manages to work as an operative for heavely financed gambling syndicate. Along the way he is describing his experiance working whit syndicate and some of the most suspicious people in the business. He used his professional status as a highly successful author and journalist to place bets for the syndicate. Along the way he is making a fortune and reaching new heights. He reveales the dark side of the business, defeat, betrayal and scamming are all part of the game. By the thime you have finished reading The Smart Money you will see gambling and sports betting world in the whole new light. We highly recommend it.
Scorecasting: The Hidden Influences Behind How Sports Are Played and Games Are Won
Does the defense actually win championship? What infuences home field advantage ? Are the Cubs cursed? Scorecasting covers most frequent ask questions in sports betting world.
Moskowits and Wertheim’s went to University of Chicago and they were know as sports nerds. They have written a very readable book and it offers a unique way to study some of the conventional thinking in sports. If you are a sports fan you won’t be able to put down the book, because all of the major sports are included in the book. By using statistical analysis from sports data it tackle several sports myths. The studies were done in similar manner as in the Freakonomics book. The book is a mixture of famous sporting anecdotes, sports betting statistics and jokes. It provides numerous studies, research and covers a lot of topics. One of the most interesting studies is psychological studies that examine referees, athletes and sports officials. Scorecasting is devided into different sections. Goal of each section is to prove or disaprove some of the conventional thinking in many sports. Games in each sports are studied in great detail, analyzed and broken down. The book most detalied covers US team sports like football, baseball and basketball.
Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game
Lewis is a gifted storytaller who wrote Moneyball, book was released in 2003 and in 2011 motion picture was made starting Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill. Moneyball was nominated for 6 Oscars. Small market vs. Large makret is the endless debate abut the unfairness of MLB.
Michael Lewis’s is a man who tried to find the secret to winning an “unfair”ˇgame of baseball. Oakland Athletics are one of the small market teams. The general manager Billy Beane had in 2002 tremendously successful season, they won 102 games. Bean’s revolutionized approach to batting avarege, home runs, and RBIs statistics. He come up with new ways to grade preformance. With undervalued player he belived that getting one base more each time. Bane is a pioneer and help change the game of baseball.
Oakland Athletics managed to be extremely competitive by embracing a new type of baseball statistics. Statistic is called sabermetrics. Bill James started seriously questioning the traditional ways of measuring the preformance of players and teams. James team become winningest team with the lowest payroll in baseball history. It’s a great book not just for movie fans, but for sports fans as well. If you want to learn about hard nosed business deals or if you are a math geek the book is perfect for you.
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
What is more do Sumo Wrestlers and Schoolteacher have in common? Where have al the criminals gone or why do drug dealers still live with their moms? What is more dangerous a gun or a swimming pool? Does the child’s name have impact on their success? With the analytical tools of economics the authors answer to those questions and more…
Freakonomics is listed as the 2nd must read psychology book. If you like to think outside of the box or outside of convention wisodom is must-read book for you. You learn the difference between correlation and caustion. There is a very strong linkage between economics and psychology. Together they explain real life phenomenons by using insightful presprectives. The numbers are not always what we think they are. Yet the numbers can help but the answer is not always clear. You can learn interesting things from looking at economic data. Book is informative, insightful and fun to read. It’s an eye-opener and make’s you rethink your positions in life and beliefs.
Big Data Baseball: Math, Miracles, and the End of a 20-Year Losing Streak
It is much geekier and derivative version of Moneyball. Who would have thought a book about Pittsburg Pirates, math, salesmanship and statistics would be so entertaining? Like Moneyball, Big Data Baseball is a case study how an organization successfully innovates new tactics and strategy to the tradicional game of baseball. Changes in traditional baseball tactics and strategy led to the Pittsburg Pirates first winning season in 20 years. What did triggered radical changes in tactics and strategy? General manager and field manager in the last year of his contracts, low celling on players salaries. Pittsburg Pirates had incorporated the mathematical principals to help them get back to the top. They have shown that it takes smarts, salesmanship and data to see an advantage and seize it. Big Data Baseball offers insight into the process of innovation and innovation diffusion.
The end result is radical improvement in preformance and Pirates play in the National Leauge playoffs. This book is one of the better baseball book we have read in a while, and is a must read for all baseball fans.