2016 MLB Playoffs: Contrarian Betting Strategies

Editors Note: This article was initially published on October 3, 2016: For anyone who’s unfamiliar with Sports Insights, we track public betting percentages from seven major offshore sportsbooks: 5Dimes, BetDSI, BetUs, Carib, GTBets, SIA and Sportsbook.com. These betting trends reflect real bets placed by real bettors, as opposed to other websites that use “consensus” numbers. By…

2016 NFL Week 9 Opening Line Report

We are now halfway through the NFL season, and the playoff picture is starting to become clearer as the pretenders separate from the contenders. This is also the time where preseason expectations have been thrown out the window and bettors are able to identify top teams based on the merits of their current season performance. The table below shows the…

Betting Against the Public in Heavily Bet NCAAB Games

The 2015-16 college basketball season ended in the most dramatic fashion possible, with Kris Jenkins knocking down a buzzer-beating three-pointer in the national championship, as the Villanova Wildcats defeated the North Carolina Tar Heels. This surprising victory topped off yet another profitable postseason run for the sportsbooks, as Villanova was largely ignored by the majority of spread bettors….