As in many more areas in live in sports betting you should create goals, and your main goal should be to make money from it. If you are betting just for fun, you probably will lose, if you are using sports betting as a hobby you will lose. Golf is a hobby and it is costing you money every time when you want to play, country clubbing is hobby as we and again it is costing you money as well, guess what will happen if sports betting is a hobby for you ?
Think of your money in terms of a bankroll that you want to grow in the next months, years. Always think in long term perspective, think that you are marathon runner not a sprint runner. The only think you have to think about it is how to make money over the period of 3,6 or 12 months, if you are able to do this so you will be successful in the world of sports betting.
Keep your emotions low, check them and learn how to manage them if you are able to do this you will be closer to success in the sports betting. No matter what level of emotion you are feeling you have to control it. The only think about you should care is what is happening with your money. When you start to invest with your head not with your heart you will see how the things will go in different way and you will be able to become a winner in sports betting.