Sports Betting Blog

The lockout has ended and a few of the market setting sportsbooks have posted lines for Week 1 matchups. We are still six weeks away from the start of the 2011 season, but let’s take an early look at Week 1 lines and betting trends. Team Betting % Current Open New Orleans Saints 75% 4.5 5 Green Bay…

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With contrarian methods in baseball giving back some of the MLB season’s gains after the All-Star Break, the Sports Investing Index is down -16.2% during the month of July.  This comes after several months of gains — and shows that sports investing is like any other investment.  The Sports Investing Index reflects the performance of…

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This game is currently the most lopsided, in terms of moneyline betting percentages, of the day with Tampa Bay garnering 89% of wagers. After opening as +101 underodgs at Pinnacle, the line has moved with the betting percentages, pushing the Rays to -118 favorites. The one-sided betting has certainly catalyzed some of  this line movement,…

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In Thursday’s matchup between aces C.J. Wilson and Jered Weaver, Los Angeles opened as a -115 favorite at Pinnacle and is receiving 54% of moneyline wagers. Since opening, the line has moved up to -120, where it currently sits at Pinnacle. Sports Insights’ Betting Systems remain quiet regarding this game, suggesting the minimal line movement seen…

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