Weekend Sports Update

In this weekend’s sports update, we’ll look at Sunday’s NFL Divisional Championship games (AFC and NFC Championships) — as well as several other big games on Saturday. First, on Saturday, one of the biggest college basketball games of the day is the Alabama-Kentucky match-up.  This game is one of the heaviest-bet games of the day…

Moneyline Winning Percentages

Recently in our series of Bet Sharp articles, we produced an article detailing the value of betting the moneyline on small visiting dogs in the NFL. After combing through our historical database we found that betting the moneyline on road teams getting between 2.5 and 6.5 points has produced a profit of 62.26 units since…

NBA Betting Trends: Los Angeles Lakers vs. Miami Heat

There are no shortage of fascinating storylines for tonight’s showdown between the Lakers (10-5) and Heat (9-4). Whether it’s the battle between LeBron and Kobe or Mike Brown’s re-union with King James, this evening’s highly anticipated matchup should make for great entertainment. Miami opened as a 5.5-point favorite at the market-setting Cris sportsbook, according to…

New Jersey Sports Betting Law

On Tuesday, Governor Chris Christie signed a bill into law that legalized sports betting in the state of New Jersey. The only issue? There is currently a federal ban on gambling which will need to be overturned before this bill can officially be passed. If that law is overturned, it may set the precedent for…

NFL Conference Championship Opening Line Report

Team Betting % Current Open Notes Baltimore Ravens 35% +7.5 +6.5 After watching New England pound Denver in the AFC Divisional Round, the public is pounding the Patriots this week, pushing the line through the key number of 7 to 7.5. New England Patriots 65% -7.5 -6.5 New York Giants 57% +2.5 +2 Fifty-six percent…