If you are new to placing bets online then you may find it useful to use a betting calculator to help you. Calculating odds, and working out how much you want to bet, can be complicated. If you find a good betting calculator online you can remove some of these complications. This helps you to concentrate on the enjoyment of placing a bet.

In this article we are going to take a look at what a betting calculator is and how you can use one to help you when you are betting online. We are also going to give some helpful hints as to what to look for in a sportsbook when you start out betting online.

Starting out by finding the right sportsbook

Before you can even think about using a betting calculator you need to find the right sportsbook for you. For instance, if you are placing a bet in America there are some restrictions in place with regards to the sites you can bet at. You need to do some research to find bookmaking sites that cater to American players. There are other considerations to think about too. You should consider things such as new player bonuses on offer, the variety of sports you can bet on and the odds on offer. You should also take a look at some of the genuine player reviews before you start betting at a sportsbook. You need to know if you are likely to encounter any problems before you spend your money.


Calculating odds and potential winnings is not always an easy thing to do. If you find good betting calculator software online you can get help to make the task a lot easier. One of the things you will need to do, if you use a betting calculator, is input the odds. This can be done in different ways, depending on which betting calculator you use. You may need to input odds as a fraction, as a decimal or as a moneyline. If you need to convert odds to a specific format you can use an online odds converter to do this. Some betting calculators only help you to complete calculations for simple win bets; this means that you are betting just on the outcome of one game. If you want to calculate more complicated odds, such as those for accumulator bets, you need to find a calculator that can help you to do this.

If you are new to betting online then the most important thing to do initially is find a sportsbook that suits your requirements; whether that be a sportsbook which caters for American bettors, one which offers generous bonuses or one which has the best odds for the sports you want to bet on. Once you have chosen the sportsbook you want to use it’s a good idea to find a betting calculator to help you work out your odds and potential winnings.


Week four in the NFL season is underway with only two games that have a touchdown or higher spread.  There should be some high scoring affairs like the Colts and Jaguars in London (9:30 AM ET) and the Saints in San Diego taking on the Chargers.  If you like defense (or terrible offense) the Seahawks travel to NY (actually NJ) to take on the Jets and the Titans will be in Houston to take on a JJ Watt-less Texans.
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We always want to set our children up with the greatest chance for success, and the same is true of parents who have enrolled their kids into youth sports. For parents of basketball hopefuls, there are a variety of ways to encourage their dreams and help them succeed. Consider the following tips and tricks and make sure your child is happy and ready to play each and every time he or she heads out on the court.
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It’s here. IT’S FINALLY HERE!!! The 2016 NFL season kicks off Thursday night with a Superbowl rematch. The Carolina Panthers will make their way to Denver to take on the defending Superbowl champion Broncos. Now we can all stop scratching our faces like a feening meth addict, and finally place some bets on football that counts.
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The good people at Body Helix reached out to me and asked if I’d like to trial one of their products.  I run about 25-30 miles a week and suffer from shin splints from time to time, so I decided to try their Full Calf Helix to ease my pain.


Appearance: B-

Quality: A

Comfort: A

Price/Value: B

Overall: B+

The Full Calf Helix form Body Helix gave me the compression and comfort I’d expect from a high-quality product.  It didn’t slip whether I was agility training or running 6 miles.  The pain in my shin subsided while wearing the Full Calf Helix, and I felt great post-workout, too.

My main knocks on the product are the appearance and price.  The logo is pretty feminine looking, and at $45, the Full Calf Helix is pricier than other options I’ve used.  Bottom-line, though, the Full Calf Helix from Body Helix gets the job done.  I’ll wear a Hello Kitty sleeve on my leg if it means I’m going to be pain-free after an hour on the treadmill.

Body Helix offers several other products, which are made with high-quality materials and do what they’re supposed to.  If they’re not out of your price range and other products have failed you, give them a try.  You can browse the items on their website here:

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Are you ready for some football?

The 2016 NFL season is just about to kick off, and to ready ourselves for another crazy year, we’re going to take a look at the three teams Bovada pegs as Super Bowl favorites, along with a couple of savvy dark-horse candidates for good measure.
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mcgregor diaz ufc 202

After Conor McGregor defeated Nate Diaz at UFC 202 on Saturday night, there were a bunch of questions thrown his way in the post fight presser about what his plans are going forward. Will he fight Jose Aldo again and defend his Featherweight title, or maybe jump up to 155 lbs and maybe fight the newly crowned champion, Eddie Alvarez? McGregor said that he has “many things in the “pipeline”.

Let’s take a look at some of the options he has going forward.
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Rumble Johnson just killed Glover Teixeira 13 seconds into the fight at UFC 202 with a soul crushing uppercut.  I wish I had more hard hitting analysis, but just watch this.
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5 characters no one's ever heard of and that chick everyone dressed up as for Halloween.

5 characters no one’s ever heard of and that chick everyone dresses up as for Halloween.


Fresh off the heels of the somehow successful “Batman V Superman”, DC continues to expand it’s cinematic universe with a movie about a bunch of characters that even a hardcore comic book fan such as myself is not even entirely sure he’s ever heard of. “Suicide Squad” is a movie, and that might be the best statement I can make about it.  OK, that’s a lie.  It certainly wasn’t bad, in fact it came close to being good. Unfortunately too much Jared Leto and a villain that made no freaking sense ruins everything.


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By Caroline (@CultureCovC)

I would like to thank Total Sports Blog for publishing this article on their site. I’ve found them to be a great resource for sports and I would specifically recommend their take on the chances the New York Jets have to win Super Bowl LI.

Smartphone apps make it easier than ever to follow the world of sports on the go. The only tricky part about this is knowing which apps are the best, so if you are truly a sports fanatic, then you should download the following apps:

The ESPN App
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