What Bettors Should Know for Tuesday, July 1

1. Soccer – Today’s World Cup schedule: Switzerland vs. Argentina (12 p.m. ET) USA vs. Belgium (4 p.m. ET) Good news for #USA MT @ussoccer: Jozy Altidore is ready and available for @J_Klinsmann and the #USMNT tomorrow. — SportsInsights.com (@SportsInsights) June 30, 2014 – In yesterday’s games, France defeated Nigeria 2-0 while Germany held off Algeria 2-1 in overtime…

MLB Betting Against the Public: High Scoring Overs

We’re constantly preaching the value of betting against the public, and traditionally we have focused on the moneyline when we discuss baseball. Our 2014 MLB Betting Against the Public Report detailed a lucrative system that has earned +110.96 units since the start of the 2005 season; however, many readers have asked us whether this same contrarian…

2014 NBA Draft: An Oddsmakers Perspective

The 2014 NBA Draft is set to take place on Thursday, June 26th at 7:00 PM ET at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. For the third time in four seasons, the Cleveland Cavaliers own the first overall pick and for the first time in many years there remain many questions about who will…

Common Mistakes by Novice Sports Bettors

Typically in this space we focus on historically profitable betting systems, various prop betting opportunities and other tools for making sharper bets, but we still see many bettors repeating the same mistakes. Even bettors who can win at the 52.38% ATS rate needed to overcome the -110 juice at most sportsbooks often see their bankrolls dwindle due to…

2014 World Cup Group Stage: Odds to Advance

The 2014 World Cup is underway and in addition to group odds to advance, we also have odds for each country to win their group. Two countries emerge from each group and many skeptical Americans had already written off the possibility that the US could get through Group G. After the first two group games, however, they’re in great…