how do you deal with losing?
Just like death and other uncertainties in life, losing is part and parcel of the betting process. A series of losses can make an individual so frustrated that they lose all sense of logical reasoning. And this can ultimately lead to loss of more bets.
In this article, we aim at tackling the challenges associated with losing bets by providing some ways of limiting losses or coping with losses whenever they arise.
One of such steps would be to
Take a break
Many pro-punters who have enjoyed decades of success via betting have been able to do so with the help of this. Most have been able to realize that the next couple of minutes after a poorly predicted bet can be very disastrous. This is because at this very junction we throw caution to the wind as we start placing bets without reasoning. We become desperate trying the regain our funds lost in previous bets.
This is a completely unprofessional way to react to losing or bad luck. It’s all in the human nature so it occurs to a lot of individuals. That extra goal to the opposition team can literally send any disciplined person over the edge.
The best way to handle this challenge would be to avoid setting time frames for bets, shun the daily target policy. Rather take time out to account for losses or profits when actual betting is not in progress. With this, you can easily identify where the bad choices were made and make corrections accordingly so as to avoid plunging into the red sea because of a bad bet.
Take time out to consider the activities if other professional sports bettors in comparison to a sports person. This theory works well when one runs into a series of lost bets. Even the best punters have losing streaks but the trick is they handle their affairs after such losses.
As a football team manager who just watched his team lost out on penalties to a rival team after a well-fought game. The very next thing on your mind would not be to just head into the dressing room and start analyzing the next game. Rather the team needs to recoup, change tactics, rest, assess injury threats, and reshuffle the squad. And then the manager can now field a team capable of being triumphant in the next game.
Same principles should apply when we are trying to deal with losing runs in betting. During a losing streak, you could start making poor decisions like increasing your stake unceremoniously.
SIMPLY TAKE A BREAK.
Take stock, visit your bet history look at the selections you made and see what you could have done differently.
In summary, there is no punter in the world that keeps making good bets based on poorly researched bets made in an attempt to recover losses. A break from betting for a couple of days would do you no harm. Dust yourself up and get back to it when you feel like.