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Summer transfer window specials


The "silly season" is once again upon us and as usual LFC are after every half decent striker in world football, Real Madrid are poised to break the bank for Ribery, Kaka and Ronaldo no less and Emanuel Adebayor is the best striker in the world yada yada yada.......1 thing we do know for sure though is that there will be some high profile players moving on and the following are some good value prices on where they might end up:

-1pt Carlos Tevez to sign for Liverpool this transfer window @ 8/1 (skybet) City have been installed as odds-on favourites but if LFC come in, there's only 1 place he will go

-2pts Djibril cisse to be a spurs player for next season @ 11/8 (skybet) Harry Redknapp is a huge fan, the money is there and Marseille want to sell, should go through

-1pt Emanuel Adebayor to sign for AC Milan this transfer window @ 4/1 (bluesquare) Milan are a big fan and if Kaka goes they will be after him

-1pt Ribery to sign for UTD @ 6/1(skybet) Real Madrid big favourites but I wouldn't be surprised to see him at UTD
-0.5pts Ribery to sign for Liverpool @ 40/1 (general) Highly unlikely given the depth of LFC's pockets but massive price and it's Liverpool's problem position

-1pt Kaka to remain at AC Milan @ 13/2 (skybet) way overpriced given the ridiculous saga involving Man City last year. Kaka's heart is obviously at AC Milan and it will be very difficult for him to leave.

-1pt Michael Owen to sign for Man City @ 12/1 (skybet) Villa big favourites but if city come in (which is likely), Owen wouldn't have to move house and City have a lot more potential than Villa

-1.5pts Sven Goran Erikksson to be in charge at Pompey for the beginning of the season @ 3/1 (skybet)already admitted interest

-2pts Sanli Tuncay to be at Anfield next year @ 2/1 (skybet) Admitted interest already and obviously withing LFC's budget after Boro's relegation

-0.5pts David Villa to sign for LFC this transfer window @ 33/1 (skybet) Another highly doubtful transfer given the probable asking price but Benitez is a huge fan and he might fancy linking up with Torres if they do somehow get the funds

-1pt Aguero to sign for Barca @ 10/1 (skybet) unsettled at the Calderon and Barca want a successor to Henry

last edited @ 16.00pm 11/06/2009

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.

Golf Betting Tips Model

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My course fit profiling model for golf betting tips uses highly evolved golf nuance and betting intuition, precise parameters and inputs based on Bayesian analysis, plus years of empirical evidence through observing, betting and documenting golf and stats... find out more

What is Progressive Form in Golf Betting?

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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