How Has Public Betting Affected The Super Bowl 50 Line?

Last week in this space, we examined how early money had been affecting the spread in Super Bowl 50. In short, the Panthers were listed as a 3-point favorite on the look-ahead line, but ultimately opened as 4-point favorites following their dominating performance against the Cardinals. In early betting, a whopping 81% of spread bets had…

Super Bowl 50: Our Favorite Prop Bets

Super Bowl 50 is just days away and sportsbooks have posted more proposition bets than ever. Last Thursday, the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook released nearly 400 prop bets while offshore sportsbooks like Bovada and BetOnline are featuring more ridiculous props than a vaudevillian performance.  Over the past few years, the popularity of these prop bets have seemingly…

Super Bowl 50 Prop Bets That We Would Love To See

We have already discussed the litany of proposition bets that are available for Super Bowl 50, and it seems things are getting out of control. Some sportsbooks are offering hundreds of props and the most ridiculous ones have undoubtedly gained the most traction. People love to bet on whether Mike Carey will be wrong about a…

Super Bowl Squares

Football squares are one of the easiest and most common way for football fans to bet on the Super Bowl, but many are unfamiliar with the rules and strategy for this basic betting opportunity. To start, take an empty 10 x 10 sheet thus giving you 100 total squares. Then label each axis from 0-9….

2015-16 NBA MVP Odds

Last season Stephen Curry averaged 23.8 points, 7.7 assists and 4.3 rebounds per game, leading Golden State to their first championship since 1975 and earning the Most Valuable Player award in the process. What’s interesting is that prior to the start of the season, Curry actually saw his MVP odds drop from +2500 to +4000 during…