The Logic of Sports Betting by Ed Miller and Matthew Davidow
- Sharper: A Guide to Modern Sports Betting by True Pokerjoe
- Sharp Sports Betting by Stanford Wong
- Weighing the Odds in Sports Betting by King Yao
- Squares & Sharps, Suckers & Sharks by Joseph Buchdahl
- The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande
- Conquering Risk: Attacking Vegas and Wall Street by Elihu D. Feustel and George Howard
- Books written by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
- Analyzing Baseball Data with R by Max Marchi and Jim Albert
- Win More – Lose Less! by Don Peszynski
- The Greatest Gambling Story Ever Told by Mark Paul
- Sports Betting for Winners by Rob Miech
- Then One Day…: 40 years of Bookmaking in Vegas by Chris Andrews
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waluigi any recommendations for sports betting books?
logan_matthews9 The Logic of Sports Betting by Ed Miller and Matthew Davidow
jeff yeah, that is the best recent release for sure i would say. there’s so few sports betting books out there compared to poker that depending on your newness, you can probably pick up something useful from almost all of them. the true poker joe book is another that is solid. before the ed miller book came out, it probably would have been my most recommended recent title: https://www.amazon.com/Sharper-Guide-Modern-Sports-Betting-ebook/dp/B01K5SDAKS/ref=sr_1_10?dchild=1&keywords=sports+betting+books&qid=1587570851&sr=8-10&swrs=F46AC0F90FD19EA3A8A41F46D3005D33
Sharp Sports Betting, Weighing the Odds are two others that were popular several years ago. despite what amazon says, Weighing the Odds was not released in 1756
gobucks2_bt Sharp Sports Betting is what got me started
good discussion of how to think about +EV wagering in general and in relation to sports
adamchernoff This book @waluigi is agonizingly dry, dull and painful to read. But it is loaded with valuable thoughts that make you stop and question a lot about your betting process and how you approach betting. It is also the only sports betting book that is not written in a chit-chatty condescending tone, which is nice.
jeff i’ve read this book @adamchernoff, your description is good. i remember skipping around…a lot.
adamchernoff Ha, 80 page chapters and font size 7 on 9 inch pages is a grind.
jeff i had the kindle version lol
adamchernoff My personal favourite betting book @waluigi which has nothing to do with sports betting is this one. It is written by a surgeon and explores different professions where despite vast experience repeating the same task (pilots, doctors, construction etc.) all rely on the most basic and elementary step by step checklists to avoid getting comfortable and making avoidable mistakes. For me I was able to relate almost every page to betting in some way. It is also well written, quick chapters and interesting to move through.
Watt_05 Conquering Risk not a bad start either.
Tsmith https://www.amazon.com/Nassim-Nicholas-Taleb/e/B000APVZ7W. Not specifically about sports but goes into probabilities, biases, etc. Thought his stuff was interesting (edited)
or TLDR – a handy chart https://yourbias.is/
seh227 i did an “internship” back in college with The Hardball Times where i worked with Max Marchi for a bit. he was super nice and helpful, recommend anything by him
A.I. Sports I highly recommend the Analyzing Baseball Data with R book as well. Great intro to R applied to sports. Also, if anyone has any R questions I am happy to help! (edited)
vigrish Win More – Lose Less! by Don Peszynski still holds up after 20 years.
Joey Isaks See people recommended books : i loved Greatest Gambling Story Ever Told, very quick read. Found Sports Betting for Winners to be worst book I’ve ever read just a fluff piece prop in up VSiN personalities
jeff for just a fun read on sports betting, the chris andrews book (south point sportsbook director) is also good: https://www.amazon.com/Then-One-Day-Bookmaking-Nevada-ebook/dp/B07RK5P1XQ/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=chris+andrews&qid=1587581807&s=digital-text&sr=1-1