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Everything to Know About an FTN Bets Subscription
FTN Bets has everything you need if you want to become better at sports betting today. All of the tools, research and tips needed are available to you with an FTN Bets subscription. Let’s break down everything FTN Bets has to offer. FTN Bets Subscriptions You can get two tiers of subscriptions at FTN Bets: […]
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Check out These 5 Things on FTN Bets
People often ask me, “What is the best way to use FTNBets.com?” It’s a trick question, because there is no right answer. If you have never placed a bet before in your life, I would start with the Betting 101 section.    The majority of you probably found your way here while looking for some kind of […]
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How to Use the Same Game Parlay Tool from FTN Bets
In the sports betting world, same-game parlays have emerged as a tantalizing way to maximize potential winnings. But building an SGP can quickly become overwhelming and confusing, which is why FTN Bets built the Same Game Parlay Tool to help you win big parlays more often.   Our SGP tool uses live, up-to-date lines and […]
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Sports Betting 101: What Is A Point Spread?
Betting 101: What is a Point Spread? We’ve already talked through opening lines and underdogs ,but what is a point spread regarding sports betting? In a handful of sports, like the NBA and NFL for example, the point spread is the primary way to bet a side, since the moneyline might be too juicy to wager […]
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Sports Betting 101: What Is Sharp Money?
Betting 101: What is Sharp Money? Sportsbooks and bookmakers in the gambling world do not respect all money equally. It all depends on who specifically is risking that money. Sharp money occurs when a respected bettor or betting group with a winning track record places a wager on an event. Money coming in from a […]
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Sports Betting 101: What Is An Opening Line?
Betting 101: What is an Opening Line?  The initial posting of a betting line is known as the opening line. Bookmakers open a line for wagers with lower limits (lower max bet) than you’ll see closer to game time.   It doesn’t take much to move a line shortly after it opens, given bookmakers aren’t […]
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Sports Betting 101: What Does ‘Off the Board’ Mean?
Betting 101: What Does Off the Board Mean? There are times when bookmakers will stop taking wagers on a particular side or event, removing the bet from the betting board, this is referred to as “Off the Board.” There are a few reasons bookmakers might take an event “OTB,” but more often than not it’s […]
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Sports Betting 101: What Is Live Betting?
Betting 101: What is Live Betting?  Live betting is when you place a bet on an event or game after it has already begun. Keeping an eye on the live market is a fun way to watch a game or a big event you’re interested in. It is important to know the pregame line history […]
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Sports Betting 101: What Is A ‘Hedge’?
Betting 101: What is Hedging Bets?  Hedging a bet is when you bet the opposite team or outcome of your original bet, to either limit your risk on a specific event/outcome, or guarantee yourself profit. To be able to hedge pregame (before the match begins), your initial bet must see significant market agreement and movement. […]
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Sports Betting 101: What Does ‘Handle’ Mean in Sports Betting?
What Does Handle Mean in Sports Betting? The handle is simply the total amount of money a sportsbook has accepted in bets on a game or period of time from bettors. This isn’t the book’s revenue on a given game or event, the handle represents the total dollar amount wagered.  Sportsbooks also release the specific […]
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Sports Betting 101: What Does -200 Mean in Sports Betting?
Betting 101: What does -200 mean in Sports Betting?  Seeing a line listed at -200 implies that the team/side is a decent-sized favorite. If you bet a line at -200, you will profit exactly half of what you risk on your wager. Meaning, if you risked $100 on a line listed at -200, then you’ll […]
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Sports Betting 101: What is an Edge in Sports Betting?
Betting 101: What is an Edge in Sports Betting?  An edge in sports betting is simply when a bettor has an advantage over the sportsbook or vice versa. The edge is simply the difference between the probability/price of an event happening and your actual or perceived probability. An exact edge, or perceived edge, can be […]
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Sports Betting 101: What is an Underdog?
Betting 101: What is an Underdog? When bookmakers set a spread between two teams, one team is expected to win (the favorite), while the other team is expected to lose (the underdog). The underdog will be listed at plus-money (example: +120) or plus-points on the spread (example: +2.5). Let’s say the Browns are underdogs against […]
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Sports Betting 101: What is a Closing Line?
What is a Closing Line? A bookmaker’s opening line is the bookmaker’s best estimation for the outcome of that specific event. Lines open at lower limits to help bookmakers get information with wagers, moving the number closer to true odds as they take more bets. As books get more money (information) from the market, they’ll […]
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Sports Betting 101: What is a Unit?
What Is a Unit in Sports Betting?  I’m sure you’ve heard the word “unit” thrown around when people talk about betting on sports. We already discussed what a bankroll is in sports betting, but what about a unit? A unit helps you determine the amount of money you’re going to risk on a wager. Since everyone’s […]
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Sports Betting 101: What is a Bankroll?
What Is a Sports Betting Bankroll?  A bankroll in sports betting is the amount of money you’re willing to lose before calling it quits or taking a break. It’s money you’ve specifically designated to bet on sports, risking only what you can afford to lose. If you deposit $100 into your favorite sportsbook, you shouldn’t be […]
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Sports Betting 101: What is a Backdoor Cover?
What Is a Backdoor Cover? I’m sure you’ve heard the saying, “Good teams win, great teams cover.” But what does it mean when bettors celebrate a backdoor cover? A backdoor cover applies specifically to underdogs covering the spread, implying they sneaked through the backdoor with a late score. More often than not, it occurs when […]
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Sports Betting 101: What is a Futures Bet?
What Is a Futures Bet?  A futures bet is a wager that won’t be decided in the short-term, it’s a bet that is placed well in advance of the final result. These bets could take weeks, months or even over a year for the event to be graded. Future bets can be made in all […]
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Sports Betting 101: What is a Prop Bet?
What is a Prop Bet in Sports Betting?  A proposition bet (prop bet) is a wager that is specifically tied to a player’s outcome (player prop) or a specific result within the game (game prop) and isn’t a traditional bet on a side (moneyline/spread) or the total of a game. Prop bets are usually derived […]
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Sports Betting 101: What is a Teaser?
Looking to learn the ins and outs of sports betting and become a sharper bettor? Well, you came to the right place. We have you covered here at FTN with our Betting 101 series. Below you’ll learn everything you need to know about teasers.    What Is a Teaser Bet?  It’s never smart to buy […]
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Sports Betting 101: What is a Parlay?
Parlays are several individual bets all rolled into one bet. With parlay betting, your odds are worse but the payout is higher. The high stakes have made parlay betting one of the most popular forms of online sports betting in the world. FTN Bets takes a look at everything you need to know about parlay […]
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FTN Network Accepted Into Techstars Sports Tech Accelerator
FTN Network, a data and entertainment network for fantasy sports and betting, is thrilled to announce it has been accepted into a Techstars sports tech accelerator program beginning April 11, 2022. Techstars has helped select startups to scale since 2006 through funding, mentorship, and networking.   FTN Network was accepted into the Techstars Sports Accelerator […]
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How to Download a Sports Betting App
Sports betting is taking over the country as it goes online in more and more states as the months go by. With so much interest in sports betting, it’s important to get back to the basics and make sure you are following the correct and efficient steps to set yourself up for not only long-term […]
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What do betting lines actually mean?
If you want to be a profitable sports bettor, stop making bad bets. This might seem like a simple statement, but too many bettors never learned this lesson. The most important skill for a sports bettor to learn is how to calculate his probability of winning a bet. If you do not know how to […]
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How to use the FTN Parlay Calculator
A parlay is a type of bet where more than one bet is combined to form one larger bet. If all of your bets within a parlay hit, then the payout is much larger than if you had made all the bets individually. However, if any one of your bets within the parlay fails to […]
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Welcome to FTNBets
At FTNBets, we aim to provide the sports fan with tools, picks, and information to help maximize your selections for sports wagering. With cutting-edge tools, top experts in every sport, and content on sporting events, you can get an edge at FTNBets. Prop Shop The FTN Prop Shop is simple to use. You first pick […]
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Tipico Tips: How to treat home-court advantage during the pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed sports betting in ways that many casual bettors have not even noticed. It has changed the way we work, the way we shop, and the way we interact with others. It shouldn’t be a surprise that it has crossed over into sports as well. One of the ways that it […]
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Tipico Tips: Transitioning from NFL to NBA
With another Tom Brady Super Bowl win in the books, NFL football is now in the rearview mirror. The betting world will turn its collective attention to other sports. The main one from now until March is going to be the NBA. NBA betting is different from betting on the NFL, and you should understand those […]
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How to bet round robins
Round Robin Bet What is a round robin bet? The round robin bet is not a popular tool in the arsenal of many bettors. A lot of people new to gambling may not even know what it is. It was built for people who like the idea of having upside, but do not all-or-nothing propositions. If […]
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Tipico Tips: How to bet the futures market
If you want to bet on an event with an outcome that will not be known for some time, you are going to be looking at a futures market. A futures market can encompass almost anything. At Tipico, you can bet into a futures market on the eventual champion of any major sports league. You […]
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What are teasers?
Teasers have become a more popular way to bet on sports over the last decade. This is especially true for football, where lots of books and articles have been written about how to use them to beat the sportsbooks. Teasers are not just for football though, as you can also use them for basketball. The […]
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Tipico Tips: How to bet parlays
Parlays are the no guts, no glory plays of the sports betting world. They are higher risk, but also come with much higher payouts for taking on that risk. If your goal is to hit that one big bet that helps you win a boatload of cash, then parlays are what you want to be […]
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