Sports Betting Blog

Last week in this space, we detailed the value of 10-point home underdogs in the NBA. Our research revealed a 52.3% winning percentage for all 10+ point home dogs, and that percentage escalated as we filtered the games with lower and lower public betting percentages. This week, we have continued to comb through our historical…

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In this highly anticipated playoff matchup, the Pittsburgh Steelers opened as an 8-point favorite at the market-setting Cris sportsbook and, according to Sports Insights’ NFL Betting Trends, is currently receiving 56% of all spread bets. The public betting percentages were nearly even, but the line still dropped to -7.5 indicating that sharp money is taking Denver….

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This is a flash report that shows that the Sports Investing Index was up +8.1% in December. A full report and article will be published shortly by Sports Insights. Sports Insights had an abstract accepted by the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference and will be submitting a paper for the 2012 meetings shortly.  SportsInsights.com is…

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This weekend, we’re focusing on the NFL Playoffs during Wildcard Weekend.  Sports Insights’ popular NFL Marketwatch just completed a successful regular season by going 12-5  (70.6%). Since inception over 7 years ago, the NFL Marketwatch column has compiled a 57.3% winning percentage — with six winning seasons and one break-even season.  Please take a look at…

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