NFL Week 2 Betting Recap

- Last week the Vikings moved from +3 to +6 at 5Dimes following news of Adrian Peterson’s deactivation. It was also interesting to see sharp sportsbooks (i.e. Pinnacle) post New England -5 while square sportsbooks (i.e. Sportsbook.com) posted -7. This week’s most popular NFL parlay bets: Denver Broncos 86% New Orleans Saints 84% Green Bay Packers 83% -…

NFL Week 3 Line Comparisons

During the past off-season CG Technology (previously known as Cantor Gaming) posted lines for almost every NFL game for the 2014 regular season with the exception of Week 17 (where many starters rest and lines can be difficult to predict). Using these spreads, we were able to uncover which teams were offering the most value…

NFL Week 2 Futures Changes

We now have two NFL Sundays under our belt, and we will again look at how futures prices have changed for all 32 teams.  Once again, we have converted the futures prices into implied percentages and the table is defaulted to sort by change in percentage. *All futures odds come from BetOnline and are current as…

2014 NFL Betting Against the Public Report

Before every season, the team at Sports Insights publishes a series of Betting Against the Public articles which highlights the sweet spots for contrarian betting. The ideal range differs from sport to sport, however, for NFL betting we have frequently discussed the 80/20 rule which encourages bettors to take the most lopsided bet games on the…

NFL Week 1 Betting Recap

- Sportsbook.com had four bettors who each bet $500 at +1500 that there would be a safety in Thursday night’s Green Bay/Seattle game. Packers’ lineman Derek Sherrod was tackled in the end zone late in the third quarter, meaning each of those bettors won $7,500. – Speaking of opening night props, Sportsbook.com opened Packers fullback John Kuhn at +7000 to score the first…