Are East Coast NBA Teams Undervalued When They Travel West?

Last week on this very blog we published an article detailing the struggles that West Coast teams have experienced when they travel to play teams located in the Eastern Time Zone. Our hypothesis was that the combination of long flights, strange beds and time zone changes would confuse player’s circadian rhythms and prevent their teams from performing…

The Dangers of Overfitting Your Sports Betting Systems

If you’re unfamiliar with Bet Labs, it is software that allows users to build robust, data-driven, sports betting systems based on nearly a decade of archived historical betting data. Instead of spending month after month acquiring and poring through spreadsheet data, users can easily select their sport, layer their preferred filters, and create winning systems in a…

Do High-Scoring Games Favor Texas A&M or Alabama?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past week, you’re undoubtedly aware that this Saturday fans will finally enjoy the long-awaited rematch between Johnny Football and the 6th-ranked Texas A&M Aggies and A.J. McCarron’s top-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide. Last season, the Aggies traveled to Tuscaloosa as 13.5-point underdogs with a closing total of…