Horses, Boxing & Favorite Bias

In one of our articles, we highlighted the long-standing longshot-favorite bias that exists in horse racing and boxing betting.  The sports betting research that SportsInsights.com performs for major US sports has uncovered biases that relate to betting against the public — and generally finds value on underdogs. Interestingly, the opposite is generally true for major…

Introducing… The Sports Investing Index

SportsInsights is pleased to announce that it will be publishing a Sports Investing Index. SportsInsights has always approached the sports betting world with a professional and academic mindset.  We often compare the sports marketplace to the financial markets and our core philosophy is based on investing concepts such as: contrarian approaches, seeking value, and looking…

Sports Betting Tips, NBA & SportsInsights

This year’s NBA playoffs have been good for SportsInsights’ contrarian methods.   In particular, a scan of last night’s results showed another two wins for “bet against” underdogs (Philly & Denver covered the point spread — in losing causes).  Below are some betting tips that came to mind when looking at last night’s results. We…

Baseball & Contrarian Methods

The baseball season is still young, but SportsInsights Square Plays have already racked up +19 units for SportsInsights Members.  SportsInsights’ contrarian sports investing methods have proven to work across all major sports over the long-term. Why do these approaches work? The contrarian plays often go against generally-accepted opinions — leading to value — and profits…

Sunday Sports Marketplace

Happy Holidays and Happy Easter to you and your family — from the team at SportsInsights.com. In today’s sports marketplace, there is a lot of action: In the NBA, the Celtics are collecting just under 80% of the bets after their blowout win in New York the other night.  Fans forget quickly — how the…

NBA Playoffs Underdogs

In case you didn’t notice, many of the “larger” underdogs (about 6 points or more) have been covering during this year’s NBA playoff season. Last night, the Knicks covered the spread vs. the Celtics (as they did in Game One).  The Knicks are down two games to none — but covered both losses in Boston….