2015 NFL Betting Against the Public Report

Editors Note: This article was initially published on August 21, 2015: Before every season, the team at Sports Insights publishes a series of Betting Against the Public articles which highlight the sweet spots for contrarian betting. The ideal range differs from sport to sport, but typically these systems focus on teams receiving less than 30% of public…

How to Bet NFL Preseason Games

The long wait is finally over. On Sunday, the 2016 NFL season kicks off with the annual Pro Football Hall of Fame Game featuring the Green Bay Packers and Indianapolis Colts. Although many bettors wholeheartedly refuse to wager on exhibition games, opportunistic bettors can absolutely find value during the NFL preseason. One thing everybody should…

Afternoon Delight: Make Money Betting Baseball Day Games

Below was previously published in the preseason of 2013: For sharp bettors, betting baseball can be very profitable. With a 162 game season and many explicitly defined statistics, data analysts have more information at their disposal than any other sport. But what’s the best part about the return of betting baseball? How about afternoon games…

MLB Underdogs Undervalued In Division Rivalries

Historically it has been slightly more profitable for MLB bettors to take underdogs than favorites, but that advantage has started to fade in recent years. Last season underdogs went 1,048-1,413 with -91.78 units lost and a -3.7% return on investment (ROI), which made it the worst season for MLB underdogs in our database. More bad…