While it’s not the most enjoyable thing to do, understanding the factors that influence your betting odds is one of the keys to success in the industry. Here’s why:
There’s no harm in looking at the head to head records of the two teams when trying to predict the outcome of a football match.
Injuries and suspensions
There are unavoidable and unfortunate cases when athletes gain injuries or suspensions.
Home and Away records
Tracking this kind of data can be very useful especially to teams that perform better in home games than away games.
This is a big factor in considering odds as teams could be expected to lose again when possessing a terrible form or win again when otherwise.