2015-16 College Football 4-Team Playoff Odds

After years of complaints about the Bowl Championship Series (BCS), last season the NCAA finally caved into the long time wishes of College Football fans by implementing a 4-team playoff. In its first year, this new playoff system was a rousing success for fans and executives alike. Viewership for Ohio State’s 42-20 victory over Oregon beat the…

MLB Betting Strategy: Updated Underdogs With High Totals

More than two years ago we posted an article examining the correlation between totals (also known as the over/under) and the performance of underdogs. Our results showed that as totals increased, underdogs performed increasingly well for bettors. Essentially, high totals equate to more scoring and more unpredictability and this volatility was disproportionately beneficial to the…

2015 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year Odds

Several months ago, a number of prominent offshore sportsbooks posted odds for the 2015 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year. San Diego’s first round pick, running back Melvin Gordon, opened as a +650 favorite but was quickly leapfrogged by Tampa Bay’s Jameis Winston. The top overall pick in April’s draft, Winston is listed as high…

2015-16 NFL Coach of the Year Odds

Earlier today we posted an article that explained which NFL head coaches were on the hot seat and in jeopardy of losing their jobs. Based on his struggles last season in an environment where expectations are always sky-high, it wasn’t surprising to see Redskins head coach Jay Gruden listed as the favorite to be the first coach axed. While…

2015 NFL Preview: Which Head Coaches Are on the Hot Seat?

We all know that sports fans are prone to overreactions and hyperbole — in fact, a large part of our contrarian philosophy involves capitalizing on bettors who panic after their favorite team loses. These constantly evolving opinions are what drive sports talk radio, but it’s always amazing how these off-the-cuff rumblings can quickly turn into a mainstream media narrative….

2015 NFL Preview: Which Player Will Lead the League in Sacks?

Since the NBA season ended several weeks ago, sportsbooks have had to rely almost solely on baseball to generate revenue. In order to offset this lull in the sports calendar, many offshore oddsmakers have started rolling out NFL related betting opportunities. [ Save 40% off our Pro subscription by purchasing the Early Bird Special ] In the past…