How to choose the top bettors
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Among the various betting pages on the internet, you will find many fraudsters. They are usually on Facebook, Twitter, social media, or at some bad looking websites.
Sites with flashy letters, "100% guaranteed profit" badges, and more fun things like that.
They are self-interested in themselves and looking for beginners in betting. They seek those who are seeking winnings, or young guys who believe that every match is being fixed.
After repeated "ads" of their "successes", they ask for various sums of money to reveal "sure" or "100% fixed" picks.
Those fraudsters survive only because there is a large pool of easy-to-play players. The victims do not wonder why all these people are selling their "sure" games.
If those were "sure", they could be placing bets on their own and make a fortune from those.
Half of those fraudsters are using manipulated screenshots of high stake winning combos. They post fake receipts of bookies and manipulated screens from Bet365 bet history.
Most of those fake screens are including games with high odds. Half-time/full-time bets, or special bets always with high odds.
This is being done to make the readers believe that they know more things than them. Or to make them believe that they know about "fixed" matches.
In reality, they do not even know to which league the teams are participating.
Follow the media, but not blindly
You have to understand that sports betting relies on information. Many newspapers, websites, radio and TV shows are providing the information and predictions.
This does not mean that anyone who writes or talks about betting in a newspaper knows more than you.
The relationship between a betting writer and a reader can never be blind.
Of course, there have been seasons during which many people became very popular. They gained a reputation for their correct predictions.
But in the long run, those who followed them understood that their results were not as impressive. At least not good as the glory that accompanied them.
It is more than normal not to have the free time to check every league and game. News, injuries, stats, head to head, and things like that.
You will always have the need to search for ready information or picks. Some newspapers betting authors, radio or TV betting shows, will help you.
All these processes need a lot of time and effort, and the flow of information is being condensed.
You have to identify those who know specific facts in a match that has escaped your personal study.
If you identify someone who is doing this, mark him, read his articles or listen to him on the radio, and follow him. But not blindly.
In any case, an author or columnist should serve as a source of information and advice. Blind obedience should not exist for the football matches he proposes.
In our multi-year history of betting on sports, we have seen different varieties of players. We can assure you that the best of them are not into radios or newspapers.
Filter them to your logic
Every newspaper, radio, and TV program prides itself on its successes. This is being done to attract more audience.
It's the new wave of "successful" advertising, actually brain-washing.
In the mind of the player, is that a columnist deals with this work from morning until night.
That he has more knowledge and experience than himself. So he is more "sure" to trust the expert's choices than his own.
A selection of picks by the "experts", yet, can lead to disastrous results.
And this is not so much because the set of columnists about betting are irrelevant to the object.
It's because they are also players, with their good and bad periods. Their blurred and clear mind, their developed or dormant instinct.
By following their choices without going through your own filters, you put your money on top of his logic.
There is no one better than your own personality. Find or build your own personality, it exists.
Even with ready tips from others, filter them. Use your mind and judge under your own logic if the tip is good or not.
Seek for internet top bettors with proofs/records
Especially on the internet, where everyone can set up his own page, there are good, average and bad bettors.
The only way to solve the sickness is to follow them more logical. Filter out those who have a long-term and stable predictive ability.
Those who explain their picks in such a way that you are being convinced that they are playing correctly.
The lack of education is being shown by the fact that anyone can declare himself a good bettor without a proof.
Every bettor who seems to be good, is carrying with him a certified record. Detailed data on his successes and failures, his good and bad periods. Of course also the overall profit percentage.
Many betting sites, including Betshoot, are giving those records for every user. Check their stats, the leagues they are successful, and even more, the long-term profit.
Do not check for bettors on websites with no records, or with a short history of picks. Usually, they are celebrating their success and they are hiding their successive failures.
Try them out with patience and plurality
Before you trust a bettor and follow what he writes, you should first try it out. With only a one-and-a-two-week option, you will have a false impression of his value.
It's a job that can seem boring to many, but it gives valuable information about everyone's betting.
If you are going to trust your money in some people's choices, there are some basic criteria. Check them out and not deal with what other people saying for how good they are.
As soon as you follow a bettor, you should be with him both in good and in difficult times. You must not be affected by his good or bad periods.
He is your "partner", you have checked and you accepted that he knows some facts better than you, so you have to trust him.
You must not trust only one or two top sports bettors in the world. In fact, if you want to build a portfolio of top bettors and follow them, you have to choose at least five.
Be careful also that their choices do not overlap too much. The more varied they are in the leagues they choose, the risk for a general bad period of them is being reduced.
The portfolio based on selections from many bettors, has a very low probability of damage. It is very difficult for all the bettors to find themselves together in a bad period.