There’s no doubt about it that live and inplay betting is the hottest property on the sports betting scene at the moment, and thousands of internet punters are trying to get to grips with it. But like anything else in life, you get out what you put in, and I will say now that a fair bit of work needs to be put in in order to reap rewards.
First and foremost, you need to know the intricacies of the sport you are betting on. If you don’t know much about the sport you are watching, you are going to find it incredibly hard to use your judgement in order to secure profits.
When it comes to inplay betting, I stick to football. I played it from an early age, I’ve watched it all my life, and I feel I have a good eye for spotting early signs of momentum changes while a game is being played.
I have found that when I’m watching a game I’m betting on, I pay so much more attention to exactly what is going on in the match, a far cry from just sitting with my feet up on a Sunday afternoon, just skimming over a game.
Most bookies now have great inplay betting options, and if you concentrate, there are plenty of great value odds you can grab if you have your finger on the trigger ready to strike.
Markets I tend to concentrate on inplay are Asian handicap, goal line, corners and bookings. Bet365 have to be the choice when it comes to live football betting, their coverage is second to none. With live betting being so popular, I find it pretty amazing that they are so far ahead of their competition at the moment.
Gone are the days when you had to form your opinion before the match had started and then just watch the game with your fingers crossed. With plenty of research before hand, and then much concentration once the match has started, the effort can really pay off.
Nobody said it was easy, but the betting game is all about finding an edge, and you’re not going to find one by simply backing teams pre-game without doing your research.
As Bet365’s advertising campaign says “It’s all about the inplay Ray”… They are absolutely correct. With the 2012/13 season just around the corner, it’s an exciting time for inplay betting. Bring it on!