Sports Betting Blog

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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Note that the deadline for First Round entries for the March Madness pool we are sponsoring for the University of Chicago — is Tuesday at midnight. This pool is open to all — and we hope you will join in this experiment of modeling the Madness as a financial marketplace. Once entries are in, the…

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SportsInsights is pleased to be working with a financial markets class at the University of Chicago on a March Madness pool that models the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament as a financial marketplace.  Note that the pool is being run “round-by-round.” The pool is free and open to all — and there are prizes, including Membership…

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With the Selection Sunday arriving tomorrow — we’ll focus on today’s college hoops action.  At the bottom of this blog post is information on a March Madness Pool that SportsInsights is sponsoring.  The lines for today’s NCAAB action were just released. Currently, the largest point spread on the board is the Ohio State-Michigan game, with…

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SportsInsights is pleased to give you a preview of its MLB baseball research with some quick research on betting biases during spring training.  In particular, SportsInsights is pleased that its philosophy of seeking contrarian value in the sports investing marketplace works during spring training. Please read the article and join SportsInsights’ growing ranks of members…

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