2012 NCAAB Futures from Pinnacle

With the Sweet 16 field set and games scheduled to tip-off Thursday evening, we thought it was be interesting to take a look at the NCAA futures to see which teams are most likely to win the National Championship. Moreover, we wanted to know how the remaining teams title chances compared to their  odds prior to the season. The…

Peyton Manning to Denver and the Impact on Future Odds

In breaking news, ESPN is reporting that Peyton Manning has told his agent to complete negotiations with the Denver Broncos. Manning’s long awaited decision likely spells the end of the Tim Tebow era in Denver, and has made an immediate impact on the Broncos future odds. According to Pinnacle’s futures odds, Denver was +2613 to…

Weekend Sports Update

This year’s edition of March Madness is keeping the tradition of upsetting most people’s brackets.  In many ways, the madness is even more extreme this year, with two #2 seeds losing to #15 seeds in the first round!  We hope that you had a chance to use some of the March Madness tools that we…

How Much is an MVP Worth? A Lesson on Overvaluing Superstars

Although most sports fans are in NCAA tournament mode with no regard for other sports, there is a valuable lesson to take away from last night’s NBA game between title-favorites Miami and Chicago. In this game the hometown Bulls opened as 2.5-point favorites at the market-setting Cris sportsbook and, according to Sports Insights’ NBA Betting Trends,…