Who Does the Public Like in the Super Bowl?

As a re-match of one of the most exciting Super Bowls in recent history, this weekend’s showdown between the Giants and Patriots promises to be a heart-pumping, high-scoring, edge of your seat affair. However, our job here at SportsInsights is to find value and study historical betting trends — not get caught up in the…

NBA Betting Trends: Chicago Bulls vs. Miami Heat

In today’s marquee NBA matchup, the Bulls will travel to Miami to face the Heat in what many anticipate will be a preview of the Eastern Conference finals. The Heat opened as a 5-point favorite at the market-setting Cris sportsbook, according to Sports Insights’ NBA Betting Trends, is currently receiving 51% of spread wagers. Despite…

Weekend Sports Update

In this weekend’s sports update, we’ll take a quick look at the Super Bowl — but focus on basketball.  The NHL is at its All-Star break, so it’s also a good time to take a mid-season review of hockey’s performance.  First, in college basketball: The heaviest-bet game in NCAAB is the Marquette-Villanova game.  This game…

Past Super Bowl Betting Trends

Anticipation for Super Bowl XLVI is reaching a fever pitch for die-hard fans and casual observers alike. Next Sunday’s game is a classic matchup between two of the league’s most explosive offenses — each featuring elite quarterbacks with a championship victory already on their resume. However, what’s likely driving the anticipation for this game is…

NBA Betting Trends: Clippers vs. Lakers

Back in December it appeared that Chris Paul was heading to the Lakers as part of a three-team trade involving Lamar Odom and Pau Gasol. Just over a month later CP3 is playing in Los Angeles…but as a member of the Clippers. That storyline will be re-told again and again tonight when these cross-town rivals…