Sports betting is one of the most popular hobbies in both the world and New Zealand. Betting on sport events is fun that can bring in earnings from the side if you are experienced enough and know what you are doing.
With the advent of technology, players have a lot of information at their fingertips that can significantly increase their chances of predicting the outcome of a sporting event. The internet access we have today gives us insight into the statistics information of any sports team or individual player.
Before it wasn’t like that, we only had information at the bookmaker and the rest was up to our stomachs and the feelings we have.
In today’s article, we’ll explain a few tricks on how to get better at sports betting and make a list of the 10 easiest sports you can bet on and win.
So let’s get started!
Yes! Tennis is one of the easiest sports to bet on and predict the winner. The only drawback at tennis betting is that the odds are very low on the favourite but with a combination of more pairs and a higher stake you can make a pretty good profit.
Favorites in this sport have odds from 1.10 to 1.35 which is good considering that in 89% matches favourite player win. An even bigger advantage is that by betting online we have the ability to bet live during a match on a set, game and more.
Favourites in tennis:
- Rafael Nadal Parera
- Novak Djokovic
You don’t have to know much about basketball to guess the winners easily. Some of the easiest basketball betting leagues to bet on and win are the NBA, FIBA, Euroleague, ABA League, ACB League and so on. You don’t have a lot of options to play live, but if you bet on full time the chances of a draw are slim, so you have the option to bet on the host or guest. Odds range from 1.20 to as high as 2.20 on the favorite team.
Favourites in basketball:
- Utah Jazz (NBA)
- Toronto Raptors (NBA)
Hockey is one of the easiest sports to bet on. Leagues such as the NHL, SHL, CHL, Liiga, Russian Superleague are leagues that we recommend you to bet on. Odds on hockey betting are extremely high and range from 1.80 to 3.32 if you bet on the favorite of the match.
Before depositing money into your pairs, review the statistics of each match you are betting on. Look at each other’s encounters and outcomes. Check the composition of the team and whether any key players are missing.
Favourites in hockey:
- Toronto Maple Leafs (NFL)
- Tampa Bay Lightning (NFL)
Cricket betting is like basketball a quite easy to win. Before you place your bets, you should do a little research and check the teams you plan to bet on. In this sport there are also favorites who are at the top of the table and world cricket rank. Some of the most popular national teams are the West Indies, New Zealand, India, Pakistan, Australia, England.
Favourites in crycket:
- New Zealand
5. Horse racing
Although this sport is not as popular as football, basketball and tennis horse racing gives punter another amazing winning alternative.
Although at first glance this quarrel seems difficult to predict victories, if you dedicate yourself and get to know this world a little better you will become better at predicting the outcome and your chances of winning will be quite good.
Fastest and best horses in 2021:
- Admiral Abe (126)
- Last Judgement (122)
Although this sport is responsible for the millions of losses of punters around the world, still football is one of the easiest sports you can bet on and win money.
Football betting brings an 80% chance that you will hit the outcome correctly. Plus sport is so popular that you can count on your fingers the favorite team of the major world leagues. You have the best chance of scoring the outcome if you bet on the host in the match, so the odds of the hosts winning are always less except in some cases.
When betting online there are details of the stats of all leagues, teams, and their wins, losses, and mutual stakes. Also if you bet on leagues such as A serie, Premier League, Ligue 1, Bundesliga, and others always look at the positions in the tables, the outcome of the last three matches. etc.
Favourites in football:
- Real Madrid
- Bayern Munich
- Machester City
- Real Madrid spain
7. Combat sports
Some of the most popular combat sports betting events include boxing and MMA (mixed martial arts). Gamblers can make profitable bets when betting on these two sports. Although these sports are not as popular as previously mentioned, there is a lot of information on the internet that can help you make a smart bet.
The biggest advantage of betting on combat sports is that you have only two options, the first is that fighter 1 wins and the second is that fighter 2 wins, the third option is gone. Many will say that the fight can end in a draw, but the chances of that are very small. In addition to betting on the winner, gamblers can place bets on the winner of the round, etc.
Best fighter to bet on:
- Khabib Nurmagomedov
Golf betting is not as complicated as many people think. The easiest betting pairs can be found once a year on the popular European Tour, LPGA Tour, PGA Tour Champions, Asian Tour, Japan Golf Tour, LPGA of Japan Tour and so on.
In this sport as well as in the ones listed above, for the best results, you have to focus and get to know this sport, the players and the statistics. As for the advice we can give you is to always pay attention to injuries, the last game of golfers, and time when researching.
- Jon Rahm
- Rory McIlroy
Rugby is a very popular sport in New Zealand and for Kiwis, this is one of the easiest sports to be on and win some real money. Players can bet on the September Rugby Cup, Rugby Union and Rugby League. The way of betting is the same as in football.
In addition to the classic full time betting options where we bet on win / draw / win players have many more options here. Some of these options include Handicap, Winning Margin, Team to score first try, first try scored- back or forward, first try converted, first try scorer, last try scorer, highest scoring half, 1st half winner and so on.
Absolute favourites in rugby
- All Blacks (NZ)
- South Africa
10. Winter sports
Winter sports are also one of the easiest sports to bet on. Namely, if you take a closer look at the offer and odds, you will see that there are really great opportunities to win money here. In 90% of cases, the favorites win, so here you have the opportunity to double your money
Some of the easiest winter sports to bet on are Biathlon Man, Ski Jumping, Cross-country skiing, bobsled and others. Most famous ski jumpers and those on which you should place your bet are Matti Nykanen, Kamil Stoch, Adam Malysz, Jens Weissflog and so on.
- Bode Miller (Ski racer)
- Germany (Bobsleigh)
Sports betting tips for new bettors
Here are few sports betting tips for new players. Just stick to these and in the long run your chances to win some real money will definetely increase.
- Bet big on small bets
- Do not bet on your favourite team
- Check the statistics
- Do not go for paid tips
- Systems and strategies are not 100% secure
- Do not place bets under influence of alcohol and drugs
- Set a bankroll
- Compare the odds on different betting sites