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”…

Thanksgiving Feast… Sports-Investing-Wise

Glancing at today’s sports investing screens — and SportsInsights.com’s articles and blog posts, there appears to be a lot of contrarian value for sports bettors on Thanksgiving Thursday. Please take a look at SportsInsights’ popular NFL Marketwatch column for a look at today’s early game (New England-Detroit). There’s also some good info in a SportsInsights’…

NFL Betting Trends – New Orleans Saints vs. Dallas Cowboys

Since the firing of Wade Phillips, the Dallas Cowboys look like a new team, winning consecutive games against the New York Giants and Detroit Lions. However, the betting public is not buying “America’s Team” in Thursday’s Thanksgiving showdown, with 75% of spread bets taking the defending Super Bowl champions. The Saints opened as a 3-point…

NFL Opening Line Report Week 12

Note that there are several NFL games on Thanksgiving Thursday. The opening lines are out for this week’s upcoming NFL action, and what does the early betting action say?  Please visit our blog and read our series of Sports Marketwatch articles for updated information during the week. Detroit Lions vs. New England Patriots This game…

NFL Sunday & other Sports Marketplace Notes

Today’s NFL games have some sports fans talking.  Here are some “takes” from SportsInsights’ analysts on today’s sports marketplace in various sports: NFL fans are talking about the big Indianapolis-New England game today.  The betting percentages are close to 50/50 — but the line movement suggests that some syndicates or “big money” is on the…

NFL Betting Trends – Chicago Bears vs. Miami Dolphins

Miami opened as a 1.5-point favorite at Olympic and is currently receiving 44% of spread bets and 26% of moneyline wagers. Although the Dolphins are down to their third-string quarterback, the spread percentages have stayed relatively even throughout the week, with the Bears consistently receiving a bit over half of all spread bets. As a result, we have seen…