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Andy MacNeil - who has written 4 posts on Daily Faceoff.

I’ve been betting on sports and writing about gambling for several years. I currently write for the Vegas Stats and Information Network’s online magazine, Point Spread Weekly, and I’ve recently signed on with the Nation Network to provide Daily Faceoff readers with the knowledge they need to become sharper bettors. You can follow me on Twitter @BetAndyBet

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Sports Bettors: Bet on Value or Bet Nothing at All

Monday, February 11, 2019

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When I asked sports bettors what was most important to them, they were given seven options to choose from. Over seventy percent of 500 total respondents chose things like winning percentage, bankroll management, return on investment and entertainment. Now, assuming someone went with entertainment because they bet for fun and have no expectation of turning…

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Betting Fast and Slow: System 1 and System 2

Friday, January 11, 2019

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We all like to think we have reasons for doing the things that we do. Most of the time, though, we’re making decisions based only on the information that’s readily available to us. We don’t consider the things that we may not know. Instead, we simply do the best with the information that we have and…

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Binning Bettors: How and why sportsbooks profile players

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

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Nobody likes being put into a box. I sure don’t. People are always labelling me the smart one, the funny one, or the handsome one and it’s super annoying. I definitely don’t like to pigeon hole others either, however, when I published my first article here at Daily Faceoff, I put people (gamblers) in boxes…

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A Blunt Introduction into the World of Sports Betting

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

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When the fine folks here at the Nation Network contacted yours truly and asked whether or not I’d be willing to provide Daily Faceoff with sports gambling content, I jumped at the opportunity. It’s an exciting opportunity to reach an audience that’s insanely passionate about hockey but might not be all that familiarized with the…

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