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International Football
-3pts Bulgaria corner handicap (-1) vs Rep Ireland @ 11/10
-1pt Stilian Petrov anytime goalscorer vs Ireland @ 13/2
-1pt Ireland vs Bulgaria draw/draw half/fulltime @ 9/2
-2.5pts over 2.5 goals Uruguay vs Brazil @ 6/5
-2pts Diego Forlan anytime scorer vs Brazil @ 11/5
-1pt Diego Forlan to score brace @ 14/1
-0.5pts Forlan hat-trick @ 80/1
-1pt wincast - Forlan to score/Uruguay to win @ 4/1
PROFIT = 5.3pts

Golf Match Betting
Memorial
-3pts Geoff Ogilvy win vs Ben curtis @ 5/6
Celtic Manor Wales Open
-2.5pts Ross fisher win vs anthony wall @ 5/6
-3.5pts Jeev Milkha Sing win vs Christian Cevear @ 7/10
PROFIT = 7.03pts

Celtic Manor Wales Open
-0.5pts E/W Steve Webster @ 40/1
-0.5pts E/W Jamie Donaldson @ 55/1
-0.5pts E/W Robert Rock @ 66/1
-0.5pts E/W Jose Lara @ 55/1
-1pt Frederik Andersson Hed top 20 finish @ 8/1
PROFIT = 4pts

Memorial Tournament
-0.75pts E/W Geoff Ogilvy @ 28/1
-0.5pts E/W Nick o'Hern @ 125/1
-0.5pts E/W Hunter Mahan @ 80/1
-0.5pts E/W Steve Marino @ 55/1
-1.5pts Thomas Aiken top 20 finish @ 8/1
-1pt Ryan Moore top 20 finish @ 6/1
LOSS= 7pts

European Open
-1.5pts E/W Ross Fisher First round leader @ 18/1
-0.75pts E/W Soren Hansen @ 50/1
-0.5pts E/W Gonzalo Fdez Castano @ 50/1
-0.5pts E/W Johan Edfors @ 80/1
-0.5pts E/W Alvaro Quiros @ 40/1
-1 pt Marcel Siem top 20 finish @ 6/1
-0.5pts top -10 finish @ 18/1
LOSS = 3.5pts

Crowne Plaza Invitational
-0.75pts E/W Rodney Pampling @ 45/1
-0.5pts E/W Tim Clark @ 35/1
-15pts lay @ 1.4 (exchanges) liability - 6pts
-0.5pts E/W Ted Purdy @ 125/1
-0.5pt E/W David Toms @ 33/1
-1.25pts Mathew Goggin top 20 finish @ 6/1
PROFIT = 13.62pts

Weekend Football
-2pts Patrik Helmes anytime scorer vs Werder Bremen @ 2/1
-1.5pts spread(buy)Bremen vs Leverkusen goals @ 2.9
-2pts Bayer Leverkusen (draw no bet) win vs Bremen @ 6/5
-1.25pts Arturo Vidal anytime scorer vs Bremen @ 9/1
-1.5ptspts wincast - Didier Drogba to score/Chelsea to win FA cup final @ 13/5
-1pt Frank Lampard man of the match vs Everton @ 6/1
-0.5pts John Terry Man of the match vs Everton @ 18/1
-1pt Frank Lampard to score from outside box vs everton @ 7/1
-1pt Marseille to claim French Title @ 9/1
-3pts fourfold:
Atletico win vs Almeria
Valencia win vs Bilbao
Rangers win vs Falkirk
Marseille win vs Rennes
@3.18
PROFIT = 6.89pts

champions League final betting
-1pt Messi to score 2 or more goals @ 22/1
-1pt Ronaldo AND Messi to score @ 10/1
-1pt 'Cliche betting' "1999" to be said first @ 7/1
-2pts Leo Messi anytime scorer vs UTD @ 11/4
-0.5pts E/W Vidic first goalscorer(unlimited places) @ 28/1
PROFIT = 1.5pts

Weekend football - Final day(premiership)
-3pts(lay) Newcastle for relegation @ 1.6
-4pts(lay) 28 goals or more on final day of premiership @ 1.9
-3pts Westham vs Boro over 11 corners @ 1/1
-2pts Mccarthy anytime scorer vs WBA @ 15/8
-1pt Mccarthy brace @ 9/1
-2pts wincast Arsenal/Van Persie vs stoke @ 13/8
-1.25pts Louis Saha anytime scorer vs Fulham @ 33/10
LOSS =2.8pts

Golf Match Betting
-3pts Hunter mahan win vs Sabbitini @ 10/11
-2.5pts Anthony kim win vs Adam Scott @ 5/6
-2.5pts Anders Hansen win vs Thomas Bjorn@ 10/11
-3pts Oliver Wilson win vs angel Cabrera @ 6/5
LOSS=6.42pts

Eds Byron Nelson
-0.5pts EW Charlie Wi @ 50/1
-1pt E/W Justin Leonard @ 25/1
-0.5pts E/W Scott Verplank @ 40/1
-1pt Harrison Frazar top 20 finish @ 8/1
LOSS= 5pts

BMW Championship
-0.75pts E/W Oliver Wilson places 1-5 @ 45/1
-0.5pts E/W Ross fisher places 1-6 @ 33/1
-0.5pts E/W Jeev Milkha Singh @ 60/1 places 1-6
-0.5pts E/W Alexander Noren leader after 36 holes
-0.5pts E/W Anders Hansen places 1-6
-1pt marc Warren top 10 finish @ 12/1
LOSS = 2.37pts

Midweek Footy
-3.5pts double - UTD win vs Wigan/Barca win vs Bilbao @ 1/1
-2pts over 2.5 goals Besiktas vs Fenerbache @ 11/10
PROFIT=6.25PTS

Weekend Footy
-2.5pts Fernando Torres anytime scorer vs WBA @ 11/10
-1pt Fernando Torres to score 2+ goals @ 11/2
-2pts Jermaine Defoe anytime scorer vs City @ 2/1
-1.75pts David villa anytime scorer vs Atletico @ 15/8
-1.75pts Diego Forlan anytime scorer vs Valencia @ 13/8
-1.5pts spread Atletico vs Valencia goals(buy) @ 3.5
-3pts Newcastle corner handicap(-1) vs fulham @5/6
-3pts under 18 premiership goals(sat 16th may) @ 1/1
PROFIT=3.34PTS

Valero Texas Open
-0.5pts E/W Daniel Chopra @ 50/1
-0.5pts E/W Jason Day 36 hole leader @ 80/1
-0.5pts E/W Heath Slocum @ 100/1
-0.5pts E/W Dean Wilson @ 50/1
LOSS=4PTS

Irish Open
-0.5pts E/W places 1-6 Graeme McDowell @ 30/1
-0.75pts E/W Oliver Wilson @ 50/1 1/4
-0.5pts E/W Peter Lawrie places 1-6 @ 55/1
-1pt Michael McGeady top 20 finish @ 12/1
-0.5pts E/W Paul McGinley @ 50/1
LOSS=5.5PTS

Tournament match betting
-2pts Dean wilson win vs JJ henry @ 10/11
-2pts Paul mcGinley win vs John Daly @ 10/11
LOSS=0.17PTS

weekend footy
-1.5pts spread (buy) Valencia vs real Madrid goals @ 3.18
-1.5pts spread (buy) VFB vs Wolfsburg goals @ 3.2
-1.5pts Mario Gomez anytime scorer vs Wolfsburg @ 15/8
-0.75pts spread (buy) Fulham vs Aston villa corners @ 11
-1.5pts wincast Messi to score/Barca to win vs Villarreal @ 2/1
-1pt nevland anytime scorer vs Villa @ 7/2
-1pt alvaro Negredo to score/Almeria to win vs Gijon @ 13/5
PROFIT=3.22pts

midweek footy
-1.5pts Olic anytime scorer vs Bremen @ 9/4
-3pts over 2.5 goals Hamburg vs Bremen @ 4/5
-2pts Chelsea vs Barca over 2.5 goals @ 11/10
-3pts Aston Villa corner handicap (-2.5) vs Hull @ 8/11
-1.5pts Drogba anytime scorer vs barca @ 2/1
-0.75pts John Carew 'to score with head' vs Hull @ 11/2
-0.75pts Michael Ballack anytime scorer vs Barca @ 6/1
PROFIT=3.96pts

players championship
-0.75pts Retief Goosen E/W 1/4 odds places 1-6 @ 50/1
-0.75pts E/W Sergio Garcia E/W odds 1/4 places 1-6 @ 45/1
-0.75pts E/W Jim Fuyrk odds 1/4 places 1-6 @ 45/1
-0.75pts E/W Ernie Els E/W odds 1/4 places 1-6 @ 45/1
-O.5pts E/W Pat Perez 1/4 odds E/W places 1-6 @ 125/1
-0.5pts E/W Jeff Klauk 1/4 odds places 1-6 @ 150/1
LOSS=2.5pts

BMW Italian open
-0.75pts E/W Thomas Bjorn @ 30/1
-0.75pts E/W Francesco Molinari first round leader 22/1
-2.5pts Molinari place only @ 3/1
-1pt Steven O'Hara top 20 finish @ 10/1
-0.5pts E/W Gregory Havret @ 100/1
-0.25pts E/W Ricardo Gonzalez @ 100/1
-0.5pts E/W alvaro Quiros leader at half way @ 25/1
LOSS=9pts

Tournament match bets
- 2pts Bjorn win vs Anders hansen @ 10/11
- 2pts A. Quiros win vs Jose manuel Lara @ 10/11
PROFIT=3.66pts

Quail Hollow
-0.5pts E/W Rory sabbitini @ 40/1
-0.5pts camillo Villegas E/W @ 55/1
-0.5pts E/W Sean O Hair @ 50/1
-0.5pts E/W Pat Perez leader after 36 holes @ 80/1
-0.25pts John Merrick E/W @ 100/1
PROFIT - 27.75pts

Open De Espana
-1pt E/w Soren Kjeldsen @ 20/1
-0.5pts E/W Paul Broadhurst @ 100/1
-0.5pts E/W Thomas Levet @ 55/1
-0.5pts E/W Jamie Donaldson @ 80/1
-1pt Oscar Henningsson top 10 finish @ 17/1
-1.5pts top 20 finish @ 6/1
-Lay Thomas for 12pts @ 1.7
PROFIT - 29.98pts

Golf match betting
-2pts Hunter mahan win vs Retief Goosen @ 10/11
-2pts Chad campbell win vs Zach Johnson @ 10/11
-2pts pablo Martin win vs Pablo larrazabal @ 3/4
-2pts Thomas Levet win vs Thomas Bjorn @ 10/11
LOSS- 0.34pts

Weekend Footy
-4pts Betis vs atletico over 2.5 goals @ 8/11
-2.5pts Jermaine Defoe anytime scorer @ 11/8 VOID
-1pt brace @ 7/1 VOID
-1.5pts Raul anytime scorer vs Barca @ 2/1
-1.5pts Spurs to score 3+ goals vs WBA @ 9/4
-2.5pts over 11 corners spurs vs WBA@ 1/1
-2pts Ricardo Olivera anytime scorer vs Atletico @ 2/1 (extrabet)
-1.5pts wincast Frank Lampard to score/Chelsea to beat Fulham @ 13/5
LOSS- 8pts

Midweek Footy
-1.25pts goal spread(buy) @ 2.8 Bremen vs Hamburg
-1.25 pts Bangoura anytime scorer vs Shaktar @ VOID
-1.5pts Messi anytime scorer vs Chelsea @ 7/4
-1.5pts Ronaldo anytime scorer vs arsenal @ 17/10 (expekt) Same as above
-0.5pts Ballack anytime scorer vs Barca @ 19/2
-1.5pts Mark Viduka anytime scorer vs pompey @ 3.8
-0.5pts Viduka to score brace @ 17/1
-2pts over 2.5 goals Newcastle vs Pompey @ 2.2
LOSS- 9.75pts


TOTAL PROFIT = 50.07pts

Golf Player Profiles



Please note that player attribute ratings are derived from the official PGA Tour and European Tour golf stats, and updated with a rolling average each golf betting year for precision.


Bryan Nicholson is the pioneer of the progressive form and course fit ratings for golf betting, with the associated progressive form model and course fit profiling model. Bryan is the author of the increasingly popular annual course fit profiling manual and #1 golf betting book Angles & Edges and runs the Sharp Sports Bettors Blog.

What is expected Strokes Gained Course Fit ?

Bryan also pioneered the concept of Expected Strokes Gained Course Fit (xSGF) in golf betting. xSGF can be predicted using my model below. For prospective golf betting tips it projects ahead of time how many shots a player is expected to pick up per round on average on a particular golf course. It's weighed against a neutral golf course of the same rating. For example: Sam Horsfield at Celtic Manor vs TPC Southwind. This number will also portray ability level in terms of strokes gained total. Click "find out more" under the course fit golf betting model for info.

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Progressive form in golf betting differs from current form in that players are showing a trend in the right direction in their recent scoring. Trending form has a high predictive value in golf betting and can also catch players under the radar at an inflated price vs their true betting odds. For example - a player shows form of T40 - 24 - 24, but last week he was in the leading PGA Tour group on Sunday with Tiger Woods and had a bad round due to nerves. His finishing position may not fully capture his actual form... See more with our calculators and betting tools

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