Oscar’s Grind is another one of those sports betting strategies that work well with even odds games, which makes it great for roulette and blackjack. This particular strategy, although similar to other strategies used for these types of games, is considered to be better than most of them.
The premise behind Oscar’s Grind is to make bets and stop when you have an overall profit of one unit. To better explain it, let’s pretend that you are playing a game of roulette and you place a bet using whatever stake amount that you choose. If the first spin wins, it means you have achieved your goal, so you can stop there and start over again. It sounds simple enough, but it definitely isn’t as easy as it sounds.
Before getting into the rules, you have to understand the principle behind the Oscar’s Grind betting system. The system has four stages that you are going to move through as you win. When you are winning, you are supposed to increase your bet by one unit, until you get to stage 4. The purpose is to make a unit profit each time, and once you have achieved your goal, go back to stage 1 again.
The rules of Oscar’s Grind suggest that when a bet is lost, you should place a bet of the same amount the next time. When you win a bet, your stake should be one unit more than the previous bet. The rule does have an exception, which is that if a bet size will give you more than one unit, you should reduce it so that your win is just a unit. Also, as soon as you have a profit of one unit, you are supposed to stop.
The bottom line with the system is that every time that you win one unit, you have to go back and start over from the first stage, and never decrease or increase your sports betting stake after a loss.
One of the big advantages to using the Oscar’s Grind betting system, is that it protects you from suffering the big losses that come with playing for an extended period of time, using betting systems like the Martingale System, which encourages users to increase their bets after losing and can end up putting you in a very big hole. Since you don’t increase your bet after losses, the losses don’t get too big to the extent that you have to bet a lot of money to get it back. This way a couple of wins in a row will have you back to where you started off. Even when the wins and losses become streaky, you are still more than likely to achieve your goal.
The disadvantage of the Oscar’s Grind system is the fact that when you alternate wins and losses, your bet stays the same when you lose and rises when you win, and that might cause some issues. Because when you alternate wins and losses, the hole you will be in will become bigger after every loss, and require you to have two or more consecutive wins to get out of the hole.
In my opinion, Oscar’s Grind is a system that works as advertised, and also it is also a good system to use if you want to bet conservatively. My main problem with it is the fact that it is dependent on someone having a run of wins, which isn’t a guarantee when it comes to games like roulette or blackjack. But it is a nice system to use for a short period of time, because even if you lose, you won’t lose much.