Sports Betting Blog

Boise State opened as a 17.5 point favorite at Pinnacle and, according to Sports Insights’ College Football Betting Trends, is currently receiving 72% of all spread bets. That lopsided betting percentage has shifted the Pinnacle line 2.5 points to -20. In fact, after a survey of the marketplace we see that the spread varies between -19.5 (-110) at Olympic…

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LSU opened as a 3-point favorite at 5Dimes and, according to Sports Insights’ College Football Betting Trends, is currently receiving 81% of spread bets. With the betting public all over LSU, the line has moved to -3.5 at 5Dimes and Pinnacle, while CRIS and Olympic are holding at -3 (-115). A scan of the sports marketplace shows sportsbooks…

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Every Tuesday, we take a look at the early line movement and college football betting trends for the 15 most heavily bet games, in terms of the number of total bets. Team Betting % Current Open Notes LSU 81% -3.5 -3 The public is still buying LSU after their 2-0 start, and Mississippi State’s loss to Auburn is…

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As of the time of this blog post, the Sports Insights Sports Investing Index is down -10.3% for the month of September.  With the start of the football season (both college and professional football), Index performance is now comprised of a more-balanced set of sports: Baseball continues to see public favorites punish the dogs, with…

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Every Tuesday, we take a look at the early line movement and college football betting trends for the 15 most heavily bet games, in terms of the number of total bets. Team Betting % Current Open Notes Stanford 88% -21 -18 After Duke lost to FCS Richmond last week, it’s no surprise to see public taking Stanford and Heisman…

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