2012-13 College Basketball and Betting Against the Public

The 2012-13 college basketball season is in full-swing and, using our Bet Labs software, we’ve updated our analysis on the performance of betting against the public. Our analysis includes closing lines from Pinnacle and College Basketball Betting Trends since the start of the 2008 season (over 14,000 games). In previous research, we noticed a slight bias…

Who Will The Bobcats Take With the 2nd Pick in the Draft? Oddsmakers Have a Surprising Favorite

The NBA draft lottery took place on Wednesday night, prior to the Celtics/Heat game, and the draft order is now set. The formerly league-owned New Orleans Hornets won the top pick, spurring conspiracy theories to blow up the internet and dropping the historically woeful Bobcats down to the number two slot. Although losing out on Anthony Davis (who many…

NCAAB National Championship Preview

Two of the nation’s most historic programs will face off in tonight’s national championship game as the Kansas Jayhawks (32-6, 16-2 Big 12) take on the Kentucky Wildcats (37-2, 16-0 SEC). Both teams are loaded with talent, however, with potentially six first round picks on their roster Kentucky seems to be the superior team. Perhaps that explains why…

Weekend Sports Update

The 2012 NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four is set to tip off!  Betting activity is heating up, and the bets remain fairly split for both semifinal games.  In the late game, Ohio State is starting to gather a slight majority of point spread and teaser/parlay bets  in its game with Kansas as a 2.5 point…