Sports Betting Blog

If you’re familiar with sports betting, you understand that there are typically three different bet types available to most bettors: moneylines, spreads and totals (also known as the over/under). Ultimately the goal of a sportsbook isn’t necessarily to predict the final margin of victory but rather to have 50% of the money on each side…

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After their wins last night in the Final Four, Kentucky (29-10 SU, 21-14-2 ATS) will face Connecticut (31-8 SU, 21-14-2 ATS) for the national championship. Kentucky opened as a 2.5-point favorite at Pinnacle and thus far public betting has been incredibly even with 52% of spread bets taking John Calipari’s Wildcats. Although most of the…

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Throughout the season, many sportsbooks will post their “Futures,” which are the odds for various teams to win the championship. Based on how these teams perform, these future odds will fluctuate greatly as teams either under-perform or exceed expectations. Kentucky is the perfect case study for how perception can change throughout the season. Entering the…

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