Tuesday, 17 February 2009

NBA Half-Time

I was comparing the first half of this NBA season with last year, (I do love my stats), and I am slightly up (2.22%), but one thing I hadn’t realized before today was that I actually lost money after the All-Star break last season. The remainder of the regular season was profitable, but it appears my strategies don’t work so well in the play-offs (where I lost 12.57% of my profits) for some reason.

Fore-warned is fore-armed they say, and the great thing about bad losses is that they are so much easier to improve on. Simply staying out of the play-offs will work in fact!

I've noticed this trend in other sports as well. As a general rule, it is easier for me to make money in lower profile games than in 'big' games.


Thomas Rooney said...

Really enjoy reading your stuff. Would you be able to email me when you get the chance?



Anonymous said...

The numbers in "big games" are always very tight. Finding a hole to exploit is next to impossible - I only make small bets on playoff games to share some interest in it.

Robert, you should consider putting a book together - the amount of pulp available with any true insights on sports exchanges is virtually non existent.


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