Sports Betting Blog

As part of our Bet Sharp series of articles, we previously highlighted the 80/20 Rule in regards to NFL betting. The 80/20 NFL Rule refers to games where a home underdog is receiving 20% or fewer of spread bets (using Sports Insights’ NFL Betting Trends Data). Our original article showed that through October 24 this…

Continue Reading →

The Pittsburgh Steelers opened as a 13.5 point favorite at the market-setting Cris sportsbook and, according to Sports Insights’ NFL Betting Trends, is currently receiving 72% of all spread bets. This disproportionate betting percentage moved the line to a key number at -14 as of Thursday afternoon. One factor to monitor in this game is the…

Continue Reading →

Commentary on Performance- November 2011 The Sports Investing Index had some interesting divergences during November, but had another down month. After reaching an all-time high in June, the Sports Investing Index has declined markedly since that time, and is now down for the year and is at its lowest level since August 2010.  As with any any investment,…

Continue Reading →

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…

Continue Reading →

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…

Continue Reading →