Sports Betting Blog

Last week, our Opening Line Report “keyed in” on the Alabama-South Carolina game.  Betting on that game remained heavy throughout the week, with contrarian indicators pointing to South Carolina as a value play.  The result was #1 Alabama’s upset loss.  Our research has shown that heavy betting action — is related to contrarian value. The…

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After losing to Washington by one point last week, the betting public is officially off the USC bandwagon. According to Sports Insights’ Betting Trends data, USC is receiving only 28% of spread bets and 38% of moneyline wagers. Saturday’s opponent, Stanford, opened as a 7-point favorite at CRIS and the lopsided betting has pushed the…

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Connecticut opened as a 6-point favorite at Pinnacle and is currently receiving 63% of the public action. Sports Insights’ Betting Systems have triggered multiple plays on this game, both positive and negative, indicating big bets have taken notice. A quick scan of the sports marketplace shows most sportsbooks currently have UConn as a 5-point favorite,…

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One of the major misconceptions about SportsInsights.com is that the information offered here is similar to information provided by “consensus” betting websites. However, there are major differences between what SportsInsights.com offers and what consensus betting sites offer. Here at Sports Insights we provide our members with real betting trend statistics. We receive total bets from…

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Any time a mid-season trade takes place, an immediate impact on the sports betting lines will occur. This morning Randy Moss, an explosive athlete who impacts an entire offense, was traded from the New England Patriots to the Minnesota Vikings. When the story broke last night that he would likely be dealt, many books jumped…

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In the past, SportsInsights has written a book review on “Who Will Win the Big Game? A Psychological and Mathematical Method” which has several interesting sports psychology angles that sports investors can use to improve their handicapping.  The authors of the book did some MLB Playoff analysis for the New York Times.  Below are some…

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