Matt Houghton

Editor of The Betting Rant, Matt Houghton is known for his forthright views, no nonsense approach and, most importantly, his winning bets. Since setting up The Betting Rant, the service has gone from strength to strength and now offers free betting systems, honest reviews and the very best betting info in the business, even if Matt does say so himself!

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The Ten Commandments Of Sports Betting

| February 3, 2011 | 9 Replies

Everyone else seems to be doing a selection of top tips for successful betting at the moment and quite frankly, I’m feeling left out. So, rather than sit and sulk in a corner I’ve decided to put together my own version.

The Eck’s 2010 Racing Review

| January 11, 2011 | 9 Replies

It’s that time of year when us pundits wheel out the almost obligatory annual review but I’m going to give you a little extra this time, with a review AND a far reaching (egg on your face type) preview of 2011.

The Round Robin Racing System

| January 11, 2011 | 52 Replies

The Betting Oracle is a genuine bookie insider. In fact, he is still working in the industry so has to keep his identity secret to avoid being lynched! Today he has kindly agreed to share his ’round robin’ system with Betting Rant readers…

The Eck’s Cheltenham Review

| December 15, 2010 | 2 Replies

Three time Champion Hurdle winning jockey Steve Smith-Eccles reviews last
weekends Cheltenham meeting – and spots plenty of future winners for your

Act Now To Enter The Betting Rant Poker Championship

| December 14, 2010 | 2 Replies

I’d like to invite you all to a poker match over at Willie Hill’s gaff but you MUST act quickly. It’s first come first served and there are only ten places available!

Free Greyhound System For Download

| December 3, 2010 | 84 Replies

Download your free Greyhound Speed System.

Win Big On The Cricket Time And Time Again

| November 29, 2010 | Reply

Well, here it is… The time has come and the hour is upon us – my Top Batsmen System is available for download!

Spread Betting – A Beginner’s Guide

| November 23, 2010 | 2 Replies

Spread betting covers markets where there are a wide range of possible outcomes, such as total runs scored in a cricket match. The amount of profit or loss you make varies depending on how right (or wrong) your prediction is.

Odds Checker – A Beginner’s Guide

| November 23, 2010 | Reply

The ultimate time saving website for any sports bettor. Odds Checker provides you with a selection of bookmaker and betting exchange odds for all manner of sporting markets. This enables you to quickly and easily discover the best available prices.

Free Bets – A Beginner’s Guide

| November 23, 2010 | Reply

Does what it says on the tin – free bets are just that, free bets! Terms and conditions can vary and they generally only apply to new customers.

Totepool – A Beginner’s Guide

| November 23, 2010 | Reply

Tote Sport or, the ‘Tote’, is a government run bookmaker that offers a range of ‘Totepool’ bets. This is where winners are given a percentage of the overall pot rather than winnings being worked out according to their odds.

Lay Betting – A Beginner’s Guide

| November 17, 2010 | Reply

Lay betting is backing a selection to lose. In other words you are playing the role of the bookmaker and have the opportunity to choose the odds that you want to offer and the stake that you’re willing to accept.

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