Weekend Sports Update

The NBA playoffs are getting underway — and the NHL playoffs are in full swing.  Here are some quick tidbits on the playoffs as we get set for an action-packed Sunday in sports. Unfortunately, Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls will miss the rest of the season (and the playoffs) — damaging the Bulls’ chances…

Weekend Sports Update

This is a great time of the year for sports fans — and especially sports investors — as the baseball season is starting up, the hockey playoffs are heating up, and NBA teams are jockeying for playoff position. This is a particularly interesting time for NHL bettors.  Round 1 playoff series are shifting to the…

Weekend Sports Update

The last two Final Four spots in the NCAA Men’s Tournament will be settled on Sunday, as we’ll take a quick look at today’s March Madness games along with other happenings in the sports marketplace.  First, in today’s NCAA basketball games: Baylor has had a nice run through the tournament as a #3 seed; however,…

How Much is an MVP Worth? A Lesson on Overvaluing Superstars

Although most sports fans are in NCAA tournament mode with no regard for other sports, there is a valuable lesson to take away from last night’s NBA game between title-favorites Miami and Chicago. In this game the hometown Bulls opened as 2.5-point favorites at the market-setting Cris sportsbook and, according to Sports Insights’ NBA Betting Trends,…

NHL Betting Trends: Boston Bruins vs. St. Louis Blues

Despite only three games in the NHL tonight, hockey fans will be treated to a phenomenal game when the Boston Bruins (35-20-2, 72 points) travel to St. Louis to take on the Blues (36-16-7, 79 points). The Blues opened as a -130 favorite at the market-setting Cris sportsbook and, according to Sports Insights’ NHL Betting Trends,…