Long summer days can be a drag without proper sport action. Fortunately, with Wimbledon qualifiers in full force and the main event of one of the most prestigious tennis tournaments in the world just around the corner, punters and tipsters are gearing up.
This year’s Wimbledon start on 3 July and ends on 16 July so you have plenty of time to forge a sound betting strategy that will help you achieve the main goal – win some bets and grab money.
In order to do so you will need to learn how to beat bookies betting on tennis which, as the individual sport, offers a better chance of winning to start with than football, in example. With only two variables to account for, betting on match winner starts with 50% chances which is a nice edge to work with.
Still, if you manage to work out a couple of angles ahead of a big tournament such as Wimbledon, you will be able to increase your winning possibility significantly.
Get Your Knowledge on the Sport
Tennis is a great sport loved by millions of people that mostly follow a handful of stars at the very top level of the game. But while most people know everything there is to know about the likes of Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer or Novak Djokovic, among others, rarely do people go beyond the most exposed and famous ones to extend their knowledge on the sport.
This is exactly where your chance lies. Make sure to track down deeper into the ATP or WTA rankings to get a full lowdown on players not everyone is familiar with. This way you will acquire a significant edge over your fellow bookies who might be too lazy to do their homework.
Keep Track of the Players and Tournaments
Once you have compiled the list of players, do make sure you keep a close watch on them and track their records from bottom up. Grand Slams and biggest events of the Master series are obviously the first-choice tournaments most people would watch on TV, but once again, try to dig deeper and follow the Challengers and Futures where you will be able to unearth proper tennis gems.
Write down the records if you think it’s needed, learn how certain players fare on certain surfaces and certain geographic locations and part of the world. It might sound silly, but trust us when we say that players can produce completely opposite results based on a simple location of the tournament or the surface they play on.
Don’t Skip the Qualifiers
Once you got all of it sorted out, the biggest thing that will give you an edge over the bookies might be big tournament qualifiers.
Bookies cover a great number of tournaments, players and sports in general so it is virtually impossible for them to get all the facts straight on every tennis player there is. With a list of less prominent players you did your homework on and a couple of potential break-through stars highlighted in your notepad, back those boys and girls in the qualifying rounds of a big tournament, such as Wimbledon.
Set your sights on potential upsets and on big-margin favourites and we’re sure you will be able to find great value hidden between the bookies’ lines with all the extensive knowledge working in your favour.