Breaking down the strategies I used to make positive EV bets Introduction Betting on organized sports has been around for over a century, but over the past couple of years it has exploded in popularity. In just the first 10 months of 2021, betting on sports generated over $3 billion in revenue. With sportsbooks bringing in suchContinue reading “Trying 3 Statistics-Based Sports Betting Methods”
Author Archives: Minding The Data
How Much Can You Make with Yotta Savings?
A new investing app called Yotta Savings has made headlines recently for their unconventional form of earning interest for their customers. Yotta offers a 0.2% annual return when keeping your money with them, which isn’t the best option compared to some of the other top savings accounts right now, but Yotta does offer something thatContinue reading “How Much Can You Make with Yotta Savings?”
Should You Buy Stock Market Dips?
One of the most common pieces of advice heard in the world of investing and the stock market is the phrase “buy low, sell high”, and many people believe that buying the dips in the market trends is how you can complete step one: buying low. I recently came across this post by the InstagramContinue reading “Should You Buy Stock Market Dips?”
Does Your Data Follow Benford’s Law?
Benford’s Law is a mathematical phenomenon which has shown that numbers are much more likely to start with smaller digits, such as a 1 or a 2, compared to larger digits such as an 8 or a 9. This pattern has shown up all over the place, from social media websites to stock market dataContinue reading “Does Your Data Follow Benford’s Law?”
Simulating Roulette Betting Strategies with Python
In this article, we’re going to be looking at the popular casino game of Roulette and testing out various betting strategies designed to increase your odds of walking away a profitable gambler. We will go over how to simulate each of these methods in Python, while also pointing out the key differences between their effectsContinue reading “Simulating Roulette Betting Strategies with Python”
How Much are Scratch Off Lottery Tickets Really Worth?
More of a visual learner? Watch my YouTube video as I go through the data collection and analysis! Scratch-off lottery tickets are one of the most widely available forms of gambling that you can take part in. These tickets are usually in the price range of about $1 to $30, and allow you to winContinue reading “How Much are Scratch Off Lottery Tickets Really Worth?”