NFL Early Line Moves of Interest – Week 2

The first full week of NFL games are officially in the books, and already we’ve seen a plethora of intriguing storylines begin to develop. From Robert Griffin’s early success to the 49ers’ domination of the Packers to Peyton Manning’s triumphant return to the gridiron, the NFL is shaping up for another compelling season. In this…

NFL Betting Trends: Examining the Value of Road Underdogs

Although the NFL season officially started on Wednesday, yesterday marked the first full slate of games around the league. It was a good day for favorites (who went 9-5 ATS) and home teams (8-6 ATS), but this early season trend directly contradicts years worth of records and information. Since 2004, betting all road teams would…

Early Line Movement: Week 1 Edition

After months and months of anticipation, the NFL season will kick off tomorrow evening with the defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants hosting their longtime NFC East rival Dallas Cowboys. While the game itself should make for entertaining television, it’s difficult to find value in such an evenly bet game as the host Giants…

Breaking Down the Heisman Race

Believe it or not, the football season begins in just three days with five straight days of college ball. We’ve already addressed the discrepancies between the AP voters and oddsmakers, but who do the sportsbooks like to win the Heisman? Like every publication and media outlet, Matt Barkley is a heavy favorite — and for good reason….

Who are the Most Overrated and Underrated Teams in the AP Top 25?

The Associated Press recently released their pre-season top 25 for the upcoming College Football campaign and to nobody’s surprise, the University of Southern California sits atop the rankings. With Heisman front-runner Matt Barkley leading the charge, the Trojans were able to edge out SEC powerhouses Alabama and LSU — although the USA Today Poll has those two southern schools ranked…

Fantasy Football 2012: Who Do the Oddsmakers Like this Season?

With the NFL pre-season in full swing and Week One lingering just around the corner, anticipation is quickly reaching a fever pitch. Unquestionably the most popular sport for bettors, the upcoming NFL season also arouses excitement for fantasy players as they ardently study for their upcoming draft. Of course, everybody and their mother have an…