Sports betting – 10 easiest sports to bet on and win

Sports betting is one of the most popular hobbies both in the world and in New Zealand. Betting on sporting events is fun and can generate income on the side if you have enough experience and know what you are doing.

With the advent of technology, there is a lot of information available to players that can greatly increase their chances of predicting the outcome of a sporting event. The internet access that we have today gives us insight into the statistical information of any sports team or individual player.

It wasn’t like that before, we only had information from the bookmaker and the rest was up to our stomach and our feelings.

In today’s article, we explain a few tricks on how to get better at sports betting and make a list of the 10 easiest sports to bet on and win.

So let’s get started!

1. Tennis

Yes! Tennis is one of the easiest sports to bet on and predict the winner. The only downside to tennis betting is that the odds on the favorites are very low, but with a combination of more pairs and a higher stake you can get a pretty decent profit.

Favorites in this sport have odds of 1.10 to 1.35, which is good considering that 89% of games are won by the favorite player. An even greater benefit is that online betting gives us the opportunity to bet live on a set, game and more during a match.

Favorites in tennis:


You don’t need to know much about basketball to easily guess the winners. Some of the easiest basketball leagues to bet and win on are the NBA, FIBA, Euroleague, ABA League, ACB League and so on. You don’t have many options to play live, but if you’re betting full-time, the chances of a tie are slim, giving you the option to bet on the host or the guest. The odds range from 1.20 to 2.20 on the favorite team.

Favorites in basketball:

  • Utah Jazz (NBA)
  • Toronto Raptors (NBA)

3. Ice Hockey

Hockey is one of the easiest sports to bet on. Leagues like NHL, SHL, CHL, Liiga, Russian Superleague are leagues we recommend you to bet on. Ice hockey betting odds are extremely high, ranging from 1.80 to 3.32 when betting on the favorite of the game.

Before putting money into your pairs, check the stats of every game you are betting on. Check out each other’s encounters and results. Check the composition of the team and if key players are missing.

Ice Hockey Favorites:

  • Toronto Maple Leafs (NFL)
  • Tampa Bay Lightning (NFL)

4. Cricket

Like basketball, cricket betting is fairly easy to win. Before placing your bets, you should do a little research and verify the teams you want to bet on. In this sport, too, there are favorites who are at the top of the table and in cricket world rankings. Some of the most popular national teams are the West Indies, New Zealand, India, Pakistan, Australia and England.

Favorites in cricket:

5. Horse racing

Although this sport is not as popular as soccer, basketball and tennis horse racing offer players another amazing winning alternative.

Although at first glance this dispute seems difficult to predict, if you give yourself and get to know this world a little better, you will be able to better predict the outcome and your chances of winning will be pretty good.

Fastest and best horses 2021:

  • Admiral Abe (126)
  • Last Judgment (122)

6. Soccer

Although this sport is responsible for the millions of losses suffered by players around the world, soccer is still one of the easiest sports to bet on and win money on.

Soccer bets give you an 80% chance of getting the score right. Besides, sport is so popular that you can count on your fingers the favorite team in the world’s major leagues. You have the best chance of getting the outcome by betting on the host in the game, so the hosts’ odds of winning are always lower, except in some cases.

With online betting there are details on the statistics of all leagues, teams and their wins, losses and mutual bets. Even if you bet on leagues like A-Series, Premier League, Ligue 1, Bundesliga and others, always look at the positions in the tables, the result of the last three games. Etc.

Favorites in football:

  • real Madrid
  • Barcelona
  • Bayern Munich
  • Liverpool
  • Manchester City
  • Real Madrid Spain

7. Martial arts

Some of the most popular martial arts betting events are boxing and MMA (mixed martial arts). Players can make profitable bets when betting on these two sports. Although these sports are not as popular as previously mentioned, there is a lot of information on the internet that can help you make a smart bet.

The biggest advantage of martial arts betting is that you only have two options, the first is fighter 1 wins and the second is fighter 2 wins, the third option is gone. Many will say that the fight can end in a draw, but the chances of that are very slim. In addition to betting on the winner, players can place bets on who will win the round, etc.

Best Fighter To Bet On:

8. Golfing

Golf betting is not as complicated as many people think. The easiest betting pairs are found once a year on the popular European Tour, LPGA Tour, PGA Tour Champions, Asian Tour, Japan Golf Tour, LPGA of Japan Tour and so on.

In this sport as well as the ones listed above, for the best results, you need to focus and learn about this sport, the players, and the stats. As for the advice we can give you is to always look for injuries, golfers last play and time when doing your research.

favorite player:

Rory McIlroy

9. Rugby

Rugby is a very popular sport in New Zealand and for Kiwis this is one of the easiest sports to play and win real money. Players can bet on the September Rugby Cup, Rugby Union and Rugby League. The type of betting is the same as in football.

Aside from the classic full-time betting options where we bet win/tie/win, players have many more options here. Some of these options are Handicap, Winning Margin, Team Score on First Try, First Try Scored – Forward or Reverse, First Try Converted, First Try Scored, Last Try Scored, Highest Scoring Half, 1st Half Winner, and so on.

Absolute favorites in rugby

  • All Blacks (NZ)
  • Australia
  • South Africa

10. Winter sports

Winter sports is also one of the easiest sports to bet on. If you take a closer look at the offer and the odds, you will find that there are really great opportunities to win money here. The favorite wins 90% of the time, so here’s your chance to double your money

Some of the easiest winter sports to bet on are biathlon man, ski jumping, cross country skiing, bobsledding and others. The most famous ski jumpers and the ones you should bet on are Matti Nykanen, Kamil Stoch, Adam Malysz, Jens Weissflog and so on.

Sports betting tips for new bettors

Here are some sports betting tips for new players. Just stick to these and in the long run your chances of winning real money will definitely increase.

  • Bet big on small bets
  • Don’t bet on your favorite team
  • Check the stats
  • Don’t go for paid tips
  • Systems and strategies are not 100% secure
  • Do not place bets while under the influence of alcohol or drugs
  • Set a bankroll
  • Compare odds on different betting sites

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