Education

When it comes to learning about sports betting it is hard to know who to trust. Often what may look like educational content is just a guise to funnel your attention to a sponsoring sportsbook. At Unabated, we believe a more knowledgeable sports bettor is good for everyone. It provides a richer and more sustainable market for all to enjoy.

Unabated boasts an impressive lineup of sports betting experts sharing their knowledge on our site. From co-founders Rufus Peabody and Jack Andrews to guest contributors such as Logic of Sports Betting author Matthew Davidow, Unabated delivers trustworthy content.

Arbitrage Betting: Risk Free Riches Or A Mirage?

Jack Andrews
October 13, 2021
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Many sports bettors believe that arbitrage is a holy grail of sports betting where you have both reduced risk and guaranteed profit. However, arbitrage is not all that it seems. In fact, many bettors are sacrificing profit in a misguided attempt to reduce variance. In this article, we’ll explore the different types of arbitrage betting… Continue reading Arbitrage Betting: Risk Free Riches Or A Mirage?

When Using Unabated’s Tools – Avoid These 5 Common Mistakes

Jack Andrews
September 27, 2021
Tools

While Unabated prides itself in helping bettors make more intelligent wagers we have noticed a disturbing trend. It’s very possible for Unabated to steer you in the wrong direction if you misuse our tools. We want Unabated to be your authentic source for sports betting information, but we also don’t want to see you put… Continue reading When Using Unabated’s Tools – Avoid These 5 Common Mistakes

NFL Elimination Contest Strategy – Surviving Isn’t Just Outlasting

Jack Andrews
September 9, 2021
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Last week we established the allure of NFL handicapping contests for both the sportsbook as well as the bettor. NFL elimination contests take that to a whole other level with their simplicity. Pick one game each week. If your teams wins, you move on. If your team loses, you are eliminated. Oh, and you can’t… Continue reading NFL Elimination Contest Strategy – Surviving Isn’t Just Outlasting

Risk-Free Bets Can Actually Be Quite Risky, And Quite Profitable

Robert DellaFave
September 8, 2021
Sportsbook Promos

Recreational sportsbooks love to lure customers with the promise of full refunds on losing wagers. In fact, so-called “Risk-Free Bet” promotions are now the sign-up bonus of fancy among most books, replacing the once-popular (and more +EV) free-bet offers. The problem is the term “Risk-Free” is actually a bit of a misnomer, as bettors who… Continue reading Risk-Free Bets Can Actually Be Quite Risky, And Quite Profitable

NFL Handicapping Contest Strategy – Achieving Season Long Success

Jack Andrews
September 1, 2021
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When it comes to bang for your buck, few wagers in a sportsbook give you the value that an NFL Handicapping contest can give you. Both public bettors as well as sharp bettors love handicapping contests. Sportsbooks love them as well. It’s a rare win/win/win for all involved. Taking a few minutes to educate yourself… Continue reading NFL Handicapping Contest Strategy – Achieving Season Long Success

Using The Unabated NFL Simulator To Find Bets

Matthew Davidow - DeckPrism Sports
August 23, 2021
NFL

My favorite work for the past 15 years has been doing NFL preseason work.  Accurate season start projections for every team are crucial. I also get to run my full season NFL simulator and play against the market. This year I used the new awesomely public Unabated NFL Simulator. I am happy to share my… Continue reading Using The Unabated NFL Simulator To Find Bets

How To Build Profitable NFL Teaser Bets

Jack Andrews
August 1, 2021
NFL

NFL Teaser bets have been a known sharp play for the last 20 years. However, as markets tend towards efficiency they have become increasingly harder to beat. In this article, we’ll recap why NFL teasers are beatable, how you can beat NFL teaser bets, some teaser pitfalls to avoid, and also some new ways to… Continue reading How To Build Profitable NFL Teaser Bets

How Much Are You Worth? Sportsbooks Want To Know

Jack Andrews
July 29, 2021

How much are you worth? No, not your net worth. How much are you worth to a sportsbook that wants to BUY your loyalty? Are you worth $50? $100? $500? More? Hopefully you have a high valuation for yourself, because most sportsbooks in states new to regulated sports betting have put a price on what… Continue reading How Much Are You Worth? Sportsbooks Want To Know

How To Be A Professional Gambler – Mentality

Jack Andrews
July 28, 2021

The fantasy and the reality of being a professional gambler are two divergent things. Anyone who has ever gambled and won any small amount of money has immediately had the vision of being able to do it as a source of income. Some especially fool-hearted folks, such as myself, have even gone so far as… Continue reading How To Be A Professional Gambler – Mentality

Who Sets The Betting Line? The Market Makers

Jack Andrews
July 28, 2021

Price discovery is a big part of any efficient market. The price is hammered into place by both buyers and sellers transacting with each other. This is true in sports betting as well. However, in sports betting, like in many other forms of commodity or futures trading, the operators exist on a spectrum of sharpness.… Continue reading Who Sets The Betting Line? The Market Makers

Is There Ever a Good Reason To Buy Sports Picks?

Jack Andrews
July 28, 2021

The promise of easy money is what lures many to sports betting. What easier way to make money than to buy sports picks from Vegas Dave or Fezzik or any of the other services promising to pave your way down Easy Street? For new bettors, paying for handicapping advice seems like a quick shortcut. However,… Continue reading Is There Ever a Good Reason To Buy Sports Picks?

Learn about the CLV Calculator

Jack Andrews
July 27, 2021

For many bettors, tracking your Closing Line Value is an important component of gauging your edge in a market. To calculate your closing line value you take the implied probability of the closing line and subtract the implied probability of the line you bet and then divide that sum by your implied probability.   This… Continue reading Learn about the CLV Calculator

Learn about the Compare Lines Calculator

Jack Andrews
July 27, 2021

This is the Compare Lines Calculator at Unabated and what this allows you to do is find the better price between two lines that might be otherwise tough to compare. You can use this calculator for NFL, NBA, MLB, and NHL. It works for both spreads and totals and you can input either American, Decimal,… Continue reading Learn about the Compare Lines Calculator

Learn about the Derivatives Calculator

Jack Andrews
July 27, 2021

This is the Unabated Derivatives Calculator focusing on Alternate Spreads & Totals. What this tool allows you to do is enter a starting point and produce the corresponding price for an alternate line. This calculator can accept input in American Odds, Decimal Odds or Fractional. It works with both sides and totals in the NFL,… Continue reading Learn about the Derivatives Calculator

Learn about the Hold Calculator

Jack Andrews
April 30, 2021

This is the hold calculator where you can see how much theoretically a sportsbook may hold on any given wager. This is useful to you because it gives you an idea of how much the deck is stacked against you in a given market.  Let’s walk through a couple examples.  What is the theoretical hold%… Continue reading Learn about the Hold Calculator