Sports Betting Blog

Tonight’s most exciting matchup pits the  number one seeds from both conferences as the San Antonio Spurs (9-4) travel to South Beach to take on the Heat (8-4). Miami opened as a 6-point favorite at the market-setting Cris sportsbook, according to Sports Insights’ NBA Betting Trends, is currently receiving 59% of spread wagers. With the…

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The Green Bay Packers opened as a 9-point favorite at the market-setting Cris sportsbook but, according to Sports Insights’ NFL Betting Trends, is currently receiving just 40% of all spread bets. It is odd to see a favorite with such a low percentage of spread wagers, especially after the Packers flirted with an undefeated season. Undoubtedly,…

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As detailed in our 2011 NHL Betting Against the Public article, our historical data has found a terrific return on investment betting against the public — specifically on teams receiving less than 35% of moneyline wagers. That same article also revealed that visiting teams are undervalued, so what happens when we combine these two philosophies?…

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Last week in this space, we detailed the value of 10-point home underdogs in the NBA. Our research revealed a 52.3% winning percentage for all 10+ point home dogs, and that percentage escalated as we filtered the games with lower and lower public betting percentages. This week, we have continued to comb through our historical…

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