Archive for December, 2009

  • Happy New Year 2010
    Happy New year for 2010! And what do sportpunter have in store? Well tennis has just started, so check out the subscriptions for 2010 to join in the rewards. AFL/NRL and Super 14s will be back. NHL continues along its way, as does NBA and NCAA Basketball. Golf will continue along with Soccer, and we will be releasing odds for netball as well, a sport in which we cleaned...
    by at December 31st, 2009 at 12:12 pm
  • Tennis Analysis 2009 – Part 7
    Shown below is the tables for the favourites for WTA tennis over the last five years and following of which is a brief description. Overlay Prob 50-60% Overlay #Bets #Wins %Wins $Bet $Profit %ROI 0 0.05 187 103 55.1% $ 5,483.09 -$ 10.66 -0.2% 0.05 0.1 162 80 49.4% $ 12,680.28 -$ 707.00 -5.6% 0.1 0.15 133 58 43.6% $ 15,630.88 -$ 1,676.76 -10.7% 0.15 0.2 112 56 50.0% ...
    by at December 26th, 2009 at 10:12 am
  • Merry Christmas!
    Merry Christmas to all! Personally I can’t wait for 2010 and the new decade. Sportpunter have lots of plans ahead, and hopefully you will be with us to win the awards. Best of luck to all over the silly season and have a fun day and a great new year….. Jonathan Lowe… Sportpunter
    by at December 25th, 2009 at 07:12 am
  • Tennis Analysis 2009 – Part 6
    When looking at the ATP analysis for the favourites, the data is shown below with a brief discussion following: Overlay Prob 50-60%Overlay#Bets#Wins%Wins$Bet$Profit%ROI 00.0531016854.2% $8,354.41 -$116.16-1.4% 0.050.123611448.3% $18,503.13 -$789.72-4.3% 0.10.1520911856.5% $24,715.32 $3,785.48 15.3% 0.150.21828446.2% $27,730.66 -$257.90-0.9% 0.20.251215041.3%...
    by at December 24th, 2009 at 09:12 am
  • Bias in ATP Tennis Grass Odds – Tennis Analysis Part 5
    With only a small profit made over the past 5 years on grass for ATP tennis, we decided to take a closer look at the analysis. The table below shows the analysis of all our grass bets over the last five years for ATP, with a description to come GrassProb#Bets#Wins%Wins$Bet$Profit%ROI 00.100-$-$-- 0.10.200-$-$-- 0.20.300-$-$-- 0.30.4641320.3%...
    by at December 23rd, 2009 at 12:12 pm
  • Tennis Analysis 2009 – Part 4
    Last week we looked at the successful WTA 2009 season, however today we will look at how the tennis model went in the last five years since 2005 to give a better overall idea of how the model works. The data is shown below in the tables, and following this will be a good write up for discussion. Prob#Bets#Wins%Wins$Bet$Profit%ROI 00.119063.2% $3,728.07 -$1,543.09...
    by at December 22nd, 2009 at 12:12 pm
  • Tennis Analysis 2009 – Part 3
    We previously looked at the year 2009 for ATP tennis, but now we will look at how well the model has gone over the past 5 years (since 2005). Note that this is based on head to head betting only and not set betting. Results are found below with commentary under that. Prob#Bets#Wins%Wins$Bet$Profit%ROI 00.118942.1% $4,778.43 -$3,399.26 -71.1% 0.10.2786688.7%...
    by at December 21st, 2009 at 11:12 am
  • Betfair’s Christmas Bonus – Australian customers
    Betfair have just started a christmas bonus page for all Australian (not NSW) and New Zealand customers. All you need to do is bet $5 on anything and each day you could win one of the prizes. Prizes include: Playstation 3’s & Xbox360’s Ipods Tickets to major sporting events such as the Australian Open Account credits much more If you already have a betfair...
    by at December 18th, 2009 at 01:12 pm
  • Australian Internet Censorship and Poker
    Last year, the Australian Labor party introduced an internet filtering system which it plans to implement to all Internet companies, thus making it illegal and impossible to view certain websites. The main idea of the internet filtering service, or Great Australian Firewall, as it has been called, is to restrict access to child pornography, bestiality and violent sexual...
    by at December 16th, 2009 at 12:12 pm
  • Tennis Analysis 2009 – Part 2
    Here we have a brief look at the stats for the WTA betting for the year 2009. Sportpunter did very well betting on the women which is shown below with a return of 5.8%. It was higher mid year, but had a small down trend later in the year, which was unfortunate as this was the same time that ATP fell as well. Still, one can’t argue with a 5.8% ROI profit, and hopefully...
    by at December 16th, 2009 at 12:12 pm