Sports Betting Blog

This weekend, we’re focusing on the NFL Playoffs during Wildcard Weekend.  Sports Insights’ popular NFL Marketwatch just completed a successful regular season by going 12-5  (70.6%). Since inception over 7 years ago, the NFL Marketwatch column has compiled a 57.3% winning percentage — with six winning seasons and one break-even season.  Please take a look at…

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Bowl Season continues Friday evening with an interesting matchup between the Big 12 vs. SEC, as Kansas State (10-2, 7-2) battles with Arkansas  (10-2, 6-2) in the Cotton Bowl.  Arkansas opened as 7.5 point favorites at the market-setting CRIS sportsbook and is currently receiving 57% of spread bets, according to Sports Insights’ College Football Betting Trends. Although the betting percentages are…

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As detailed in our 2011-12 NBA Betting Against the Public article, there is great value betting on teams who are receiving less than 30% of spread wagers as they have a winning percentage of 50.9% since 2003.  But what happens when you begin to add filters to that system? Using our NBA historical database, we have…

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Wednesday’s Bowl Season continues in an entertaining matchup pitting the Big East vs. ACC, as West Virginia (9-3, 5-2 Big East) clashes with Clemson (10-3, 6-2 ACC) in the Discover Orange Bowl.  Clemson opened as 3.5 point favorites at the market-setting CRIS sportsbook and is currently receiving over 75% of spread bets, according to Sports Insights’ College Football Betting Trends….

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The playoffs are once again upon us which brings immense excitement to NFL fans and great value to sports bettors. As we have detailed previously in this blog as well as in our series of Bet Sharp articles, there is excellent value betting on home underdogs from week 15 on — especially when dealing with…

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Happy New Year! There is one featured College Football Bowl game on New Year’s eve: The Virginia-Auburn game has fairly lopsided-betting action, with about two-thirds (65%) of the bets taking the slightly-favored Auburn team.  This has pushed the line up from the opener of Virginia +1 up to the key number of Virginia +3.  Sports…

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