NFL Week 15: Updated Playoff Odds

As we enter the final three weeks of the NFL season, the postseason picture has begun to clarify. While the Panthers, Patriots and Cardinals have already clinched playoff berths, the Bengals, Broncos, Packers, Seahawks and Vikings could all potentially lock up spots with a win and/or losses from their closest competitors. Barring a late season meltdown,…

NFL Game of the Week: New York Jets at Dallas Cowboys

With college football entering bowl season, the NFL has shrewdly decided to occupy this newly created void by scheduling Saturday night games. I don’t think I’m alone in hoping for more games on Saturday — specifically during cold and dreary winter afternoons — but we’ll take what we can get. In this week’s lone Saturday night…

2015 NFL Betting: Week 15 Line Moves That Matter

Every week in this space we highlight the most interesting line moves at the market-setting offshore sportsbooks — typically CRIS, Pinnacle and 5Dimes 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…

Las Vegas Bowl Sharp Money: BYU vs. Utah

Bowl season kicks off this weekend with a slate of five games, but perhaps none are more interesting than the poorly named Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl. Although most bettors will be focused on the two College Football Playoff games, it’s often times the less visible games that offer value to bettors. In Saturday’s most heavily…

2015 NFL Season: Week 14 Betting Recap

Every Tuesday morning, the team at Sports Insights will examine some of the most interesting trends and results from the past week’s NFL action. We’ll also look at our betting systems, prop bets, bad beats and more before looking ahead to the following week. Favorites had their third consecutive winning week, posting a 9-7 ATS…

NFL Week 14: DFS Contrarian Value

Daily fantasy sports were dealt devastating news on Friday morning when New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman was granted a preliminary injunction to stop DraftKings and FanDuel from doing business in the Big Apple. Although much of the debate leading up to this decision centered on whether daily fantasy was a game of skill or a game of…