NFL Playoffs: Conference Championship Betting Preview

Every week in this space we highlight the most interesting line moves at the market-setting offshore sportsbooks — typically CRIS and Pinnacle which take the highest limits and therefore attract the sharpest bettors. By contrasting the opening and current lines with the public betting trends from our seven contributing offshore sportsbooks, we’re able to explain…

Where Will Robert Griffin and Johnny Manziel Play Next Season?

Over the past few years, very few players have been as polarizing as Robert Griffin III and Johnny Manziel. Both quarterbacks are former Heisman Trophy winners and first-round draft picks with excellent athletic ability and big personalities. Both of these quarterbacks are also expected to be free agents this off-season, but they have had very different…

NFL Playoffs: Divisional Round Betting Preview

Every week in this space we highlight the most interesting line moves at the market-setting offshore sportsbooks — typically CRIS and Pinnacle which take the highest limits and therefore attract the sharpest bettors. By contrasting the opening and current lines with the public betting trends from our seven contributing offshore sportsbooks, we’re able to explain…

2015-16 NFL Playoffs: NFL Divisional Round Opening Line Report

After an exciting wild-card round filled with blowout wins and last-minute collapses, the matchups are set for the divisional round.  The screenshot below, which is available for Sportsbook Insider subscribers, displays the opening odds and public betting trends for each matchup. Non-members can also keep up with all the latest line moves by visiting our free NFL odds page. Last…

Where is Sharp Money Falling in the National Championship Game?

Airing the first College Football Playoff games on New Year’s Eve majorly backfired with total viewership dropping by more than 30%. This head-scratching scheduling decision, which drew widespread criticism from fans and media alike, has also affected betting behavior but not as significantly. After tracking 214,819 bets on the two semifinal games last season, we tracked 202,042 this season —…

2016 Golden Globe Odds

The 2016 Golden Globes will take place at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California on Sunday, January 10 at 8:00 PM eastern time. This marks the 73rd year of the ceremony, which will be hosted by Ricky Gervais. Awards will be handed out in 25 categories — 14 for film and 11 for television. “Carol” led all…