2016 NBA Mock Draft: An Oddsmakers Take

The NBA Draft lottery took place last night and the Philadelphia 76ers finally landed the first overall pick after years of “trusting the process”, or as most basketball fans call it, tanking. The Los Angeles Lakers, who had the second-best odds of winning the lottery, landed the second overall pick. In fact, there were no surprises…

2016 MLB Betting Against the Public Report

Always fade the public. It’s Sports Insights’ contrarian, yet highly profitable betting strategy. Whenever the public zigs, we zag. The sports betting marketplace is constantly evolving, but betting against the public continues to be one of the most consistently lucrative strategies. By tracking public betting percentages from seven prominent offshore sportsbooks, we are able to…

2015 MLB Betting Against the Public Report

Prior to the start of every season, we release a series of betting against the public articles which discuss the optimal thresholds for fading the public. Using the public betting percentages from our seven contributing sportsbooks, we analyzed over 25,000 games from our historical database in order to build a historically profitable betting system for our readers. Last season we published an…

Identify MLB Sharp Money On The Go

Line movement can happen for a number of reasons including injuries and weather, but line movement that shifts against our public betting percentages is typically an excellent indicator of smart or “wise guy” money. This is also commonly known as reverse line movement. The sweet spot for tracking reverse line movement varies from sport-to-sport, but…

2016 NBA Draft Lottery Betting

The 2016 NBA Draft Lottery, which is used to determine the draft order for teams who did not make the playoffs, will take place this evening at 8PM eastern. Although there’s still some debate among analysts, Ben Simmons (-195) and Brandon Ingram (+165) are the front runners to be selected with the first overall pick, with…

2016 WNBA MVP Odds

Last season Elena Delle Donne led the Chicago Sky to a 21-13 record and the number two seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs en route to winning the WNBA Most Valuable Player Award. The 6’5″ guard/forward led the league in scoring (23.4 PPG) and free-throw shooting (95%) while ranking third in rebounding (8.4 RPG) and blocks (2.06…