Saturday Sports Marketplace: Focus on Hoops

There are just a few college football games today, with the bets relatively even split.  On the other hand, there is some lopsided-betting activity in the basketball marketplaces. In NCAA Basketball, the Georgetown-Loyola Maryland game and the USC-Kansas games are attracting a lot of betting interest.  The games are also fairly lopsided — but keep…

Revenge of the NHL Contrarian Play

In several blog posts, we have mentioned that contrarian sports investing methods for the NHL turned cold after a hot start. After a very cold start to December, the NHL showed signs of heating up last night.  Here are some results (that also give us a picture of how contrarian sports selections sometimes play out)….

Sunday’s Sports Marketplace

As sports fans settle in for a day of NFL football, the team at SportsInsights is searching for contrarian value in all of today’s sports action. In the NFL, we are happy to see the NFL Marketwatch selection gathering more line value, with the home dog now generally available at + 7 at most sportsbooks….

Saturday Sports Marketplace: Focus on Basketball

The team at wishes you and your family — a happy holiday season. Here is a look at today’s sports marketplace: With a successful 2010 college football season winding down, SportsInsights’ analysts felt like the Grinch stole some potential profit opportunities.  There are relatively few NCAA Football games today, but we did circle a…

Sunday Afternoon Sports Marketplace

Here’s a quick update on a lazy Sunday afternoon, after a long holiday weekend.  The early NFL games have started, but in later afternoon action: The Chicago Bears (vs. Philadelphia Eagles) and Miami Dolphins (vs. Oakland Raiders) are showing potential contrarian value, with low betting percentages. The Bears’ line movement also shows “reverse line movement”…