Bet a clearly
superior team any time it is favored by less than a touchdown.
Bet the team you
like regardless of injuries, home field, etc. Those factors have already been
included in the line.
Don't bet games
in which the weather is likely to be a factor. You're guessing.
not hunches. When in doubt, pass the game up.
Bet with your
emotions, but don't be carried away.
generalizations about bookies, betting and the points:
"Believe not your own brother, believe instead your own crooked
intimidated by the line. If you think a favorite isn't favored by enough or an
underdog is underdogged by too much, bet it. The line is fallible.
Bet on the public
(popular) teams early in the week, bet against them as late as possible.
Try to get the
best of the line by using two or more bookies. If a game is 3�, 4�, 6� etc.,
and you're not interested in it unless you can get another half-point or give a
half-point less, tell the bookmaker. He may give it to you immediately or get
back to you when and if it becomes available.