Sports Betting Blog

Note that there are several NFL games on Thanksgiving Thursday. The opening lines are out for this week’s upcoming NFL action, and what does the early betting action say?  Please visit our blog and read our series of Sports Marketwatch articles for updated information during the week. Detroit Lions vs. New England Patriots This game…

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This past weekend was tough on contrarian sports investing in football, with both the NFL and NCAA Football posting negative results.  This was bound to happen however — and SportsInsights’ College Football  Square Plays remain strongly positive, with a 67% winning percentage and +16 units. The opening lines are out for this coming week’s college football…

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Today’s NFL games have some sports fans talking.  Here are some “takes” from SportsInsights’ analysts on today’s sports marketplace in various sports: NFL fans are talking about the big Indianapolis-New England game today.  The betting percentages are close to 50/50 — but the line movement suggests that some syndicates or “big money” is on the…

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Just some quick notes as the team at SportsInsights.com scans the sports marketplace for value opportunities: Betting activity in NCAA Football appears slightly lower, as we move closer to Bowl Season and some bettors focus on nationally-ranked teams. There are still contrarian value opportunities out there, but remember to focus on “big Public games.” In…

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Boise State opened as 30-point favorites at most books, and not much has changed.  Most of the sportsbooks are seeing relatively even betting on both sides which is why the biggest line moves have been one point by Pinnacle (from 30 to 29) and CRIS (from 30.5 to 29.5).  After their opening game against Virginia…

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Miami opened as a 1.5-point favorite at Olympic and is currently receiving 44% of spread bets and 26% of moneyline wagers. Although the Dolphins are down to their third-string quarterback, the spread percentages have stayed relatively even throughout the week, with the Bears consistently receiving a bit over half of all spread bets. As a result, we have seen…

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