The importance of 1/2 of a point

We often encourage our users to shop around and find the best line, because it can increase your winning percentage by a few points over time.  This was evident this weekend in the NFL.  Many games could be turned from a loss to a push, or from a push to a win, depending on what…

College Football Line Movement

Here is an early look at some of the key games for week two of college football: Game Starting Line (Home team) Current Line Public Favorite Hawaii @ Army -1.5 -3 Hawaii – 80% Georgia @ South Carolina -2.5 -3 Georgia – 53% Michigan @ Notre Dame -4.5 -3.5 Michigan – 77% Iowa State @…

Betting against the public – NCAA Football

On the first Saturday of the 2010 college football season, it proved to be a good idea to bet against the public again. Betting against the public favorites at a 70% threshold yielded an 8-4 record for games played on September 4th: Michigan-Michigan State – Loss Missouri-Illinois – Win Colorado-Colorado State – Win Washington-BYU –…