...and their bank balances are growing this week, as you'll see shortly in the...
...Geegeez System Trials Roundup for 18/05/2016
Where two of this week's top three performers were services based on Irish racing.
However, neither of them did quite enough to prevent last week's star turn Early Odds from taking top billing once again. It was a more workmanlike than superstar performance this week, but 6 winners from 28 selections (21.4% SR) were enough to provide subscribers of Early Odds with another £96.25 profit at a more than acceptable ROI of 34.4%. Full details can be found here in James' review.
And now to the Irish services, which I'm keen to review more of as time goes by. The majority of our readers are UK-based and I think we can miss a trick by not looking more closely at Irish racing. Most of us will watch the big meetings, but there's plenty of money to be made at the smaller fixtures too, as demonstrated by Irish Fancies this week.
They admittedly suffered from the curse of the review going 0 for 7 and -£70.00 in their first two days, but the last week has been much better for them. Irish Fancies advised 12 selections over the last week, with 7 of them (58.3% SR) going on to win. Bets are settled at Betfair SP and they're not the longest priced bets you'll ever place, but they did make £80.45 over the week at an ROI of 67%, as highlighted in Chris' review, but we can't help but think they'd do better at BOG prices.
Our weekly top trio is completed by the imaginatively titled Shane Murphys Irish Tips which pretty much does what it says on the tin. They're not ripping any trees up, but they're making solid, steady progress and this week was just like that with 17 fairly short priced selections yielding 9 winners (52.9% SR) and £36.91 (21.7% ROI) profit, figures that seem to be par for this service.
And here's how those three fit into the overall picture...
|System||Profit||Service Days||Trial days||Weekly P/L||Full Review|
|Early Odds||£724.25||(at day 17)||17||£96.25||Click Here|
|Biscayne Bets||£169.50||(at day 17)||17||£29.00||Click Here|
|Shane Murphys Irish Tips||£147.18||(at day 14)||14||£36.91||Click Here|
|Banker Bets||£105.70||(at day 39)||39||£16.90||Click Here|
|The Professor's Formula||£79.44||(at day 42)||42||-£12.00||Click Here|
|Gold Turf Racing||£18.93||(at day 9)||9||-£20.00||Click Here|
|Irish Fancies||£10.45||(at day 8)||8||£80.45||Click Here|
|Flat Attack||-£18.68||(at day 13)||13||£20.79||Click Here|
|Racing Specials||-£32.20||(at day 9)||9||-£18.70||Click Here|
|Value Football Betting||-£311.50||(at day 55)||55||-£30.00||Click Here|
There were no great dramas from a loss-making point of view this week, four services lost a shade over £80 between them, but all bar one look to have plenty of time to recover those losses. The exception is clearly Value Football Betting who stand little/no chance of emerging from the review process in profit, but I should add that Phil's review doesn't tell the whole story, nor even scratches the surface of what is actually a wonderful product.
Matt and I often sing the praises of the racing database Horseracebase and I know that many of you use it as a valuable tool in finding your own bets and that is exactly what Value Football Betting is. It's pretty much a Horseracebase for football and as much as Horseracebase doesn't actually provide tips, neither do VFB.
I've found it to be a superb asset in my betting portfolio just like Horseracebase, but if you backed all the top-rated horses from Horseracebase, you'd probably end up with a similar loss to those achieved by Value Football Betting from their top rated games.
I know it's strange for me to recommend a product that hasn't shown a profit, but it's food for thought, if nothing else. I should also add that Steve Brown, the brains behind VFB, is as honest and helpful a man you're likely to meet.
So, until next time, have a great week.
Chris & the Geegeez Review Team