Sports Betting Blog

SportsInsights sponsored a March Madness pool run by the Univ. of Chicago — where the games are modeled as a financial marketplace.  The pool is run round-by-round — and the results have produced interesting “pricing” that can be used as a proxy for “probabilities” of a team advancing to the next round. For more information…

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With a lull in March Madness, we thought we would take a look at the MLB spring training marketplace based on our article on MLB Spring Training Biases (published a few weeks ago). In today’s marketplace: There are no games with the “home team that the public hates” bias. However, there are several games where…

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After a Round One that went very close to form — based on the NCAA committee seedings (except for the Southwest region — where the better seeds went 3-5 in the opening round), Saturday finally showed some signs of major upsets. The first # 1 Seed fell, with # 8 Butler beating # 1 Pittsburgh…

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The Madness has begun.  In case you missed it, here is a Wall Street Journal article that highlights SportsInsights’ research on NCAA Basketball and a contrarian method to betting on March Madness.  Here are some games that fall into this category of value during the Madness: Hampton and powerful Duke.  Duke is favored by a…

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