Sports Betting Blog

This is an early “flash report” for the Sports Investing Index.  The Index was down slightly in November, led by gains in the NHL (+8%), but dragged down by the NFL (-8%).  We’ll have a full article and report posted to the appropriate area of Sports Insights’ website shortly. Sports Insights is a leader in…

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Every Monday, we take a look at the opening lines for next week’s NFL games: Team Betting % Open Current Notes Browns 25% 13.5 13.5 Lone Thursday night matchup puts AFC North in the national spotlight. With no line movement thus far, the betting public remains heavily in favor of the home favorite Steelers winning…

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The San Diego Chargers opened as a 3 point favorite at the market-setting Cris sportsbook and, according to Sports Insights’ NFL Betting Trends, is currently receiving 72% of all spread bets. Despite this lop-sided betting percentage, the line remained at -3 as of Monday afternoon. Although the line appears unchanged from the time it opened, there…

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We’re back with our weekly sports update.  Today, we’ll focus on college football, with several big games clarifying the national title hopes of several teams. The LSU-Georgia game is a must-win for #1-ranked LSU in their quest for the national title.  Bettors are jumping on the top-ranked Tigers and their #2 defense on the nation….

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Friday’s slate of games is highlighted by the Pac-12 championship where 8th ranked Oregon will host UCLA. At 6-6 UCLA is an unlikely title contender, however, due to the sanctions placed on USC they were able to sneak in with a 5-4 conference record. This game will also mark the last game for the Bruins…

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In the marquee matchup of the 2011 ACC/Big Ten Challenge, No. 4 Duke will take on No. 2 Ohio State in Columbus Tuesday. Ohio State opened as a 5.5-point favorite at Olympic and, according to Sports Insights’ College Basketball Betting Trends, is currently receiving 34% of spread bets and 18% of moneyline wagers. While the…

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