Archive for December, 2010

  • New ATP Analysis from 2005-2011
    The ATP tennis season starts in only a few days with the Hopman Cup set to start on new years day. Previously I had a look at how the new model had done last year with good results. Today, I have the results going back to the start of 2005. Results are shown below, and I’ll give a brief description of them first. Profits for when the probability was between 0 and 0.1...
    by at December 28th, 2010 at 12:12 pm
  • New ATP tennis model analysis
    We’ve already had a look at the new upgraded wta model, and the results since the upgrade were fantastic. Only 91 bets were suggested in the latter half of 2010 with the new wta model, but with a 21% return on investment, the new wta model is looking very promising. Our previous analysis of the new wta model is shown here. But today we will be looking at the newly upgraded...
    by at December 22nd, 2010 at 01:12 am
  • 2010 Triple J Hottest 100 – who will be this years winner? Predictions and odds
    The 2011 predictions and odds article is here If your looking to place a bet on the Triple J Hottest 100, then sign up at sportingbet. The triple J hottest 100 is on again for Australian music fans, and hopefully this year we wont get the result before the result is played. Triple j crew got a major slap on the wrist last year when they accidently posted on their website,...
    by at December 21st, 2010 at 08:12 am
  • Merry Christmas Everyone
    Merry Christmas to all our sportpunter gamblers! To celebrate Christmas, we are giving a 10% discount for the Sportpunter all sports subscription for 2011. If you register before the 25th of December you will get the discount. Well done to Jason Boyd who won a free AFL subscription for being a fan and posting the most comments at the new sportpunter facebook page....
    by at December 17th, 2010 at 03:12 pm
  • Hedging your bets: evidence that it is a bad gambling strategy
    To hedge or not to hedge, that is the question. One of the decisions that a gambler has to make is if given a winning bet on an outsider, is there an advantage to hedge your bet and take a guaranteed return? Basically hedging means that if you make a pre-match bet, usually on an outsider, and if that player or team plays particularly well, then the odds for that bet will...
    by at December 10th, 2010 at 01:12 pm
  • World cup – Russia and Qatar hosting win
    I bet no one saw that coming. I mean seriously, how can Australia get 1 vote, one solitary vote in the first round (which was most probably Oceania), and England get 2 votes. Australia was beaten by a nation that hosted the thing 8 years ago…. I am going to leave one of my European friends to give us the answers with regards to the 2018 bid that went to Russia, as I...
    by at December 3rd, 2010 at 10:12 am