Which NBA Teams Have Underachieved This Season?

Before the start of the season, sportsbooks posted NBA win totals for all 30 teams and, to nobody’s surprise, oddsmakers were particularly bullish about the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers. As we approach the trade deadline, those leans were proven to be accurate with the Cavs (38-14) holding a three-game lead in the Eastern Conference…

2016 NBA All-Star Game Betting Preview

NBA All-Star Weekend takes place beginning on Friday night with a variety of competition and exhibitions, and concludes on Sunday with the NBA All-Star Game. This year’s festivities will be held at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario. The starting rosters for the All-Star game are decided by fan voting, while head coaches from across…

College Basketball Futures Offering Value Based On Bracket Simulator

Two years ago we first introduced our free March Madness bracket simulator tool — a unique product which allows customers to simulate the entire NCAA Basketball Tournament and view the projected winning percentage for every potential matchup. We initially believed that we could help bettors create a more accurate bracket, but soon realized that there were several additional benefits….

2016 College Baseball World Series Futures

The 2016 NCAA College Baseball season begins on February 19th, and will conclude in June with the NCAA Tournament and World Series in Omaha, Nebraska. Last season Virginia defeated Vanderbilt in the finals, giving the Cavaliers their first championship in school history. This was a major upset since Virginia actually entered the World Series with the worst…

Early Super Bowl 51 Futures

Last month the Westgate Superbook posted futures for Super Bowl 51 which will be played at the NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. In addition, they posted odds for which team will represent each conference in next year’s championship game. Now that the Broncos have defeated the Panthers in Super Bowl 50, most books have begun…

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…