NBA Tip-Off Opening Line Report

The NBA officially tips off in less than two weeks, so let’s take a look at the early line moves and betting trends data for the slate of Christmas Day games. Team Betting % Open Current Notes Heat 72% pk -3 Bettors have already forgotten last season with 72% of spread bets taking visiting Miami,…

NBA Finals – Game 6 Marketplace

Dallas has been rather convincing in taking a three games to two lead in the NBA Finals.  The betting public is jumping on that trend and Sports Insights’ betting percentages have captured this NBA marketplace action. In relatively heavy betting action early on game day,  70% of the bets are taking Dallas, even though they…

The Importance of Line Shopping

In order to maximize your bankroll, it’s important to shop for the best line when making a play on a game. Tuesday’s Game 4 of the NBA Finals was a prime example of just how significant this can be. After analyzing our Betting System Plays and Betting Trends data, we released the Mavericks as one…

NBA Finals Game 4 Betting Trends – Miami Heat vs. Dallas Mavericks

Despite losing Game 3 at home, Dallas opened as a 2.5-point favorite at 5Dimes and is currently garnering 44% spread wagers. Sports Insights’ Betting Systems triggered a Steam Move Monday morning, pushing the line to -3 across the sports marketplace. The following table shows the breakdown of spread betting percentages from our six contributing sportsbooks:…

NBA Zig-Zag Theory

There is a well-known and simple theory for betting the NBA Playoffs called the zig-zag theory.  The zig-zag theory is simply to take the opposite of what happened in the previous game.  For example, if the favorite covered in Game 1, then the theory would say to take the underdog to cover in Game 2….