Sports Betting Blog

New England opened as a 3.5-point favorite at the market-setting sportsbooks for Super Bowl XLVI against New York. Shortly after opening, Giants money flooded the market, pushing the line from 3.5 (and even 4 at some Vegas casinos) down to 3 at most sportsbooks. Surprisingly, while CRIS, Pinnacle and Olympic have all hung onto 3…

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Last week in this space, we addressed the New Jersey sports betting bill that was signed into law by Governor Chris Christie. This week, two New Jersey congressmen have gone a step further by pushing legislation that would give all states until 2016 to legalize sports betting. Back in 1992, Congress passed the Professional and Amateur…

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The San Francisco 49ers opened as a 2-point favorite at the market-setting Cris sportsbook but, according to Sports Insights’ NFL Betting Trends, is currently receiving just 43% of all spread bets. Undoubtedly, the public is impressed by the Giants performance in recent weeks — most specifically last week’s 37-20 shocker over the Packers. These two teams…

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As we noted in our NFL Conference Championship Opening Line Report, early public money jumped on New England and we’ve seen that trend continue throughout the week. Sports Insights’ NFL Betting Trends data shows the Patriots are currently receiving 61% of spread bets for Sunday’s AFC Championship Game against the Ravens. Since 61% of public…

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