Focus on the NBA Finals

This morning, we took an early look at the NBA marketplace — as the NBA Finals gets set to tip-off this evening.  Interestingly, although the Miami Heat is favored in Game 1, the public is leaning towards Dallas.  The betting has evened out a bit, but the bets are still 58% / 42% leaning towards…

NBA Betting Trends – Miami Heat vs. Chicago Bulls

Chicago opened as a 2-point favorite at Pinnacle and the betting trends data suggests the public betting has been very even, with 51% of  spread bets taking the Heat and the points. Sports Insights’ Betting Systems have triggered two Steam Moves, pushing the line up to -3 across the sports marketplace. The following table shows…

NBA Line Moves: Chicago at Miami

Today’s NBA game is one of the biggest games of the season — especially for LeBron James and the heavily-hyped Miami Heat powerhouse.  Some quick notes on the betting action and NBA marketplace for this big game: The line opened with Miami as 5.5 point favorites. Very early betting action pushed the line up to…

Sunday Potpourri

There is a lot of action in the sports marketplace today.   Here’s a sampling of some of the games our team of analysts is keying in on today — in our quest for value and contrarian “betting against the public” plays: In MLB, the most lopsided-bet game (and heaviest-bet game!) of the day is…