How Have NCAA Futures Changed For Final Four Teams?

Throughout the season, many sportsbooks will post their “Futures,” which are the odds for various teams to win the championship. Based on how these teams perform, these future odds will fluctuate greatly as teams either under-perform or exceed expectations. Kentucky is the perfect case study for how perception can change throughout the season. Entering the…

2014 MLB Early Bird Special

While baseball is arguably the most profitable sport for professionals, the strenuous 2,430-game MLB schedule makes it difficult for most bettors to pinpoint betting value every day. Sports Insights’ team of analysts examines historical data, line moves, public betting patterns and our proprietary power ratings each day to identify the most profitable betting opportunities throughout…

Sweet 16 and Elite 8 Betting Trends

Last week in this space we examined some of the most historically profitable betting trends during the round of 32 (or the 3rd round as it’s somewhat confusingly referred to). We discussed how favorites, and specifically favorites of at least 5.5 points, had fared extremely well during the first weekend of the NCAA tournament. That…

How to Win With MLB Steam Moves

Sports Insights defines a steam move as sudden, drastic and uniform line movement across the entire sports betting marketplace. Steam is the result of a sudden overload of money placed at multiple sportsbooks and, in most cases, occurs due to betting groups, betting syndicates and a few key players with the resources to bet heavily at…