Bet Labs Mailbag: Is there Value Betting on NFL Moneyline Favorites?

Each week, we use our Bet Labs software to analyze betting system questions submitted by our readers via email and Twitter. We’ve selected our favorite questions and posted answers below. If you’re interested in creating your own data-driven betting systems, contact us for a free live demo of our Bet Labs software. Please note that some Tweets have been modified for grammar,…

Give Thanks for NFL Favorites this Thanksgiving Holiday

Starting this season, the NFL schedule included Thursday Night Football games every week for the first time in league history. In reaction, we analyzed the history of games played on Thursday night in order to find profitable trends that we could apply going forward. Our hypothesis was that short weeks of preparation gave home teams…

What is the Point-Spread Value of Elite NFL Quarterbacks?

Whenever an elite NFL quarterback gets injured, we get asked what kind of point-spread value sportsbooks assign to the player in order to make a line adjustment. In most cases, sportsbook don’t open a line on a game when they know a starting quarterback’s status is in doubt. However, most books opened this week’s Ravens/Steelers…

2012-13 College Basketball and Betting Against the Public

The 2012-13 college basketball season is in full-swing and, using our Bet Labs software, we’ve updated our analysis on the performance of betting against the public. Our analysis includes closing lines from Pinnacle and College Basketball Betting Trends since the start of the 2008 season (over 14,000 games). In previous research, we noticed a slight bias…

How to Make Smarter Bets in the NFL

Sunday morning, Sports Insights President Dan Fabrizio hosted a live webinar designed to help bettors make smarter bets in the NFL. During the webinar, Dan highlighted: 1. How to evaluate line movement 2. Sharp vs. public line moves 3. The importance of public betting trends 4. Sportsbook moves you should be following Dan also answered questions…