Education

Introduction to Baseball Betting

With the MLB season less than a week away, it gives a good chance to look at what goes into handicapping baseball games, what bet types are most common and what to look for when trying to find an edge.

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Baseball Betting: How to win early in the season

There are three factors can frequently all pop-up in the same game, which would really increase your betting confidence. Looking for one or all three can more often than not get you an edge in this early part of the season...

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Understanding Track Bias

Track bias has become a hot topic in racing over recent years and an understanding of the concept is essential for every punter.

Racing Systems Overview

The term racing system or selection system is loosely used to describe a set of rules a punter might follow to determine their bets.

Racing Systems Examples

The term racing system or selection system is loosely used to describe a set of rules a punter might follow to determine their bets.

Tools and Products

To BetSmart on Racing, understanding the topics covered are critical to be able to forming your own opinion. Luckily, for punters, there are tools and products in the marketplace that can form part of your betting strategy.

Form Essentials – Barrier Positions

'If you read or listen to any public commentary about an upcoming race, it will almost certainly involve numerous mentions of the merits of the barrier draw for individual horses.'

Form Essentials – Class Assessment

In thoroughbred racing, the term "class" is used in two different ways. Firstly it is used to describe the different types and grading of races in Australia:

Form Essentials – Wet Tracks

While there is no reason to avoid betting on wet tracks, there are still some key guidelines you need to keep in mind to help stay on the right path.

Form Essentials – Recent Form

When I am analysing recent form, I tend to have a structure to the way I work through it, questions I ask myself and conclusions that I draw about the upcoming race...