Fade the Public in Sunday Night Baseball Games

Always fade the public. It’s Sports Insights’ contrarian, yet highly profitable betting strategy. Whenever the public zigs, we zag. Past research has proven that fading the public is an effective strategy and our annual MLB Betting Against the Public Report details the ideal threshold. Although we wouldn’t recommend blinding betting the public, this basic strategy…

How Does the Number of Bets Impact MLB Contrarian Betting?

At Sports Insights, we constantly advocate the importance of implementing a contrarian betting strategy. By going against the mainstream narrative and taking unpopular viewpoints, bettors have been able to capitalize on market inefficiencies and exploit public perception. Casual bettors love betting favorites and overs, so sportsbooks will shade their opening lines to account for the…

How Has Sharp Money Affected the Cavs-Celtics Line?

In tonight’s most exciting NBA matchup, the Boston Celtics (50-27 SU, 39-39 ATS) will host the Cleveland Cavaliers (50-27 SU, 34-41 ATS) in a potential preview of the Eastern Conference Finals. The winner of this game will take sole possession of first place, which would have tremendous significance as both teams attempt to secure home-court advantage…

Should You Take Big Moneyline Favorites on the Runline?

The majority of MLB wagers are placed on the moneyline and total but, in certain situations, bettors may gravitate towards the runline. Many casual or recreational bettors may be unfamiliar with the runline, but it’s comparable to spread betting in other sports. Instead of taking one team to win straight up, bettors can essentially wager on whether…

2017-18 College Basketball National Championship Odds

On Sunday afternoon, the Westgate Las Vegas Superbook became the first sportsbook to post odds for the 2017-18 NCAA men’s basketball championship. North Carolina, who would defeat Gonzaga in the national championship the following day, opened with the fourth best odds at +1,200. Three perennial powerhouses — Kentucky, Louisville, and Duke — opened as the…