Русский

简体中文

English

Arms Race: Why You Should Constantly Improve Your Betting

Sharpen Your Sports Betting Skills

Last updated on 十一月 12th, 2021


Some betting strategies are famous and well-understood enough to be known by almost every bettor out there. VOdds sports trading platform understands that there are punters who are flexible enough to advance further beyond the status quo and excel over other bettors in the field, while there is also a significant number of people who are ideologically rigid and are comfortable with the old methods of how they place stakes.

Trying to be a profitable punter? Check out our guide to becoming a professional sports bettor.

Here is why the punter should not settle with traditional methods of betting

A parallel in biology

 

Bats and insects have evolved tactics and counter-tactics during the course of their long history of predator-prey relationship.

Bats evolved a echolocation to effectively detect and catch their food which are mostly insects, notably moths. To counter this advance method of catching prey, moths have evolved more sensitive organs to detect echolocation waves from bats, allowing them to develop more mature behaviours of evasion.

Now, some moths started to evolve ultrasonic clicks that are loud enough to confuse and counter the bat’s echolocation calls.

In order to catch up with the moths’ advance mode of evasion, bats began to develop lower or higher frequency echolocation that are out of range of the moths’ hearing ability.

In turn, the moths developed an ability to hear higher and lower frequencies of echolocation sounds, warning themselves of the impending danger.

Why you should step up your game

 

The arms races are pretty common in the wild, especially among animals with a predator-prey relationship. If the bats preserved the frequency of their echolocation while the moths stepped up their tactics on detection and evasion, the bats would be left with no food to feed themselves.

In the same way, if moths do not develop their hearing abilities while the bats are already using higher or lower frequency waves, their whole species will become one large buffet for the predators.

Just like bats and moths, sports bettors and bookies alike are ever developing more advanced strategies to step up their game. New methods born and die in each generation of punters and those who stick with the same mannerisms are left out from the tides.

Look for newer betting methods

 

There has been a time when bettors are left to their guts to decide which decision to make on betting. In the development of different strategies and tactics on how to minimise losses and maximise profits in sport trading, a small group of people stood up among the rest.

However, as more and more bettors are became aware of these advance methods, equilibrium was gradually established among them, beating the purpose of the tactics.

The Kelly Criterion for instance might be the most advanced method when it was first released, but it has since been the norm as virtually every professional punter is aware of the said theory. Thus, the thirst for a fresher ways of stepping up the game followed.

The advent of Big Data

 

Some bettors are using technology to their advantage. In the advent of digital forms of gathering information, some bettors are using big data and algorithms processed by supercomputers to calculate odds and generate predictions with stunning precision.

For example, statisticians in Cardiff University have used big data to look into perceived contradictions in odds from hundreds of football matches, and use this information to bet. Those who are able to exploit this development in technology in sports betting would significantly advanced way ahead from other bettors.

However, there will be a time when this advancement would be countered by a similarly advanced method. This technology might pose a serious threat to bookmakers if made widely available to punters, which may force bookies to develop more sophisticated algorithms to counter the tactic. This would thus equalize the game.

People who want to excel way further would then find newer ways to step up from the rest. They will have their time, but there will always be a time of equilibrium and so on. Such is the way of the arms race.

Keep up with the trending topics in sports betting with VOdds sports trading platform.

Test your gaming knowledge with us! 登录 to see the freshest updates in the aggregator. You could also register to experience the most advanced upgrade in sports betting if you haven’t got an account yet.

register on vodds

Be one step ahead of your game by receiving our latest sports news and betting tips!

Related Topics

CONNECT WITH US:

MARCH MADNESS T&C

如何加入

  1. Participants should have an active social media account. Social media platforms included in this program are as follows:
    1. Twitter
    2. Instagram
    3. VK
  2. To qualify, you must follow the mechanics required in ANY of these platforms:
    1. Twitter
      1. Participants must follow Vodds’ official Twitter account
      2. Like the tweet related to March Madness
      3. Quote retweet post with answer and hashtags #VOdds #marchmadness
    2. Instagram
      1. Participants must follow Vodds’ official Instagram account
      2. Like the post related to March Madness
      3. Share the post on story with answer and hashtags #VOdds #marchmadness
      4. Mention/Tag @vodds_official on your story
    3. VK
      1. Participants must follow Vodds’ official VK account
      2. Like the post related to March Madness
      3. Share the post on your profile with answer and hashtags #VOdds #marchmadness
  3. Other requirements:
    1. Shared posts (excluding stories) should not be deleted until the end of the campaign
    2. Social media accounts should be in public for post verification
  4. Winner selection
    1. Announcement of winners will be at 2 PM GMT+8
    2. There will be daily and grand prizes at the end of the campaign
    3. Daily winners will be draw randomly using https://wheelofnames.com/
    4. Participants can join as many times as they want but only 1 entry per day
    5. Entries accumulated during the campaign will be added and draw at the end of the campaign for the Grand Prize
    6. Confirmed winners will be contacted and will be requested to provide the ff.
      1. 全名
      2. 电邮地址
      3. Mobile Number
      4. 国家
      5. Payment Method (please see the list of available payment channels here)
  5. Prizes & Withdrawal guidelines
    1. 3 random winners will win 10 USD on daily games
    2. 3 random winners will win 50 USD on the final four stage
    3. A total of 200 USD will be awarded at the end of the campaign to the grand prize winner.
    4. Prizes will be added to your VOdds account and can be withdrawn after completing of the turnover requirements
  6. Other terms & conditions
    1. This offer is valid to new customers of VOdds and existing users who have not previously deposited and can be availed from the period of March 9 – April 5, 2022 only.
    2. You must have settled bets of up to 5X of the prize before your winnings and prizes become withdrawable.
    3. Prize will be converted to your VOdds account currency using xe.com rate.
    4. 此优惠仅适用于通过 VOdds 网站进行的投注。使用我们的应用程序接口(API) 进行的投注不符合此优惠的条件。
    5. 仓位订单投注将不计入要求。
    6. 如果您在首存后的 30 天内未满足此优惠的要求,促销将被取消。
    7. 所有有效投注必须在促销结束前成功结算。
    8. 如果您在完成促销要求前退出活动,礼金将被取消。
    9. 此优惠不能与任何其他优惠同时使用。每位用户一次只能获得一项礼金。 VOdds 保有取消任何优惠的权利。
    10. 此优惠严格限于个人、一户家庭、地址、电子邮件地址、电话号码、相同的付款帐号(例如 SKRILL、NETELLER 等)和共享电脑(例如公共图书馆或工作场所)。
    11. 如果投注被取消或作废,本金将退回账户钱包,投注金额将不计入促销合格要求。
    12. 如果用户违反优惠的任何条款(或有任何证据显示客户通过任何其他促销优惠进行多次投注,从而保证客户利润,无论结果如何),VOdds 保留收回礼金或取消任何投注的权利。
    13. 以上条规于 条规.