Are the Lakers a Better Team with Mike D’Antoni?

On May 31, 2011, former Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Mike Brown signed a 4-year contract worth an estimated $18 million. The deal marked the end of an era with Brown and his Princeton-style offense replacing legendary coach Phil Jackson and his infamous triangle offense. In his first season as head coach, Brown and the Lakers…

Presidential Election 2012 Marketwatch: Barack Obama vs. Mitt Romney

Welcome to the first (and quite frankly only) edition of the 2012 Presidential Election Marketwatch, where the team at Sports Insights gives voters unprecedented insight into this unique prop bet market. In early betting, President Obama opened as a huge favorite over Governor Mitt Romney, with William Hill listing the incumbent as a -700 favorite. However, after a…

NFL Marketwatch – Cincinnati Bengals vs. Denver Broncos

Welcome to the 2012-13 edition of NFL Marketwatch, where the team at Sports Insights gives sports fans unprecedented insight into the NFL point-spread market. Every week we analyze the sports betting marketplace to pinpoint which games the public is chasing and which the sharps are pounding. Overall Record: 2-2 (50%) The goal of this weekly…

Basketball is Back! Analyzing NBA Win Total Projections

The 2012-2013 NBA basketball season tips off tonight with a trio of games, highlighted by the defending champion Heat hosting the Boston Celtics in what could easily be a preview of the Eastern Conference Finals. Although LeBron will get to see his first championship banner hoisted into the rafters this evening, the real intrigue will…

NCAA Football Marketwatch – Arizona vs. USC

Welcome to the 2012-13 edition of NCAA Football Marketwatch, where the team at Sports Insights gives sports fans unprecedented insight into the NCAA Football point-spread market. Every week we analyze the sports betting marketplace to pinpoint which games the public is chasing and which the sharps are pounding. Overall Record: 0-4 The goal of this weekly column…