Super Bowl 51 is coming up, and we are hoping to make sure you are all ready for betting on the Big game. The game will be played in Houston Texas, and features the New England Patriots going face to face with the Atlanta Falcons. Historically over time, we have followed the track of betting on the Super Bowl, and have found some mistakes we want to discuss with you. Let’s take a look at the top three mistakes made when betting on the Super Bowl:
#1 – While getting ready to the season is always recommended, betting the game too early or waiting until the last moment to pick a winner can signify a problem for inexperienced gamblers. One thing you should keep in mind is that bookmakers are going to work hard all week to make sure they even out the odds to make sure the get action on both sides. There is a chance they may not do their work well enough and you can find a great chance to nail a great line. If you bet too early, you may miss out on all of the best odds that are available. If you bet too late, you have already missed it, and now the line that you want to have it long gone. Make sure you are watching the lone movement, and study up when the best time to bet may be on the big game.
#2 – Betting inconsistently is something that continues to happen every season. There are going to be chances to wager on props or squares, but the main factor here is you do not just randomly bet on them. Make sure you are looking into the bets and doing your homework. Many times when the Super Bowl is here we find people “betting crazy”, which means they are basically just hoping something happens. Then, before you know it – you have lost all your money because of your bad bets. Be smart and bet consistently.
#3 – The third and final mistake (also one of the most common) we find when betting on the Super Bowl is to just simply bet on the favorite each and every season. While this strategy may work here and there, this isn’t going to get you results on each and every time. And because the favorite is going to cost you a little more money, it is not going to be something that’s worth the time and money. Keep in mind when betting – the underdog has won six out of the last 7 Super Bowls.
Enjoy the game. Make sure before you bet on Super Bowl 51, you take these mistakes and all the factors that go into betting into consideration. Another factor that we did not even discuss is the amount of live betting that goes on during the Super Bowl. While it is fun, you will want to make sure you know what you are doing, and be careful with it. Those are a few of the mistakes made when betting on the Super Bowl, and will still be a mistake in Super Bowl 51. Best of luck!