NFL Week 6 Opening Line Report

We’re five weeks into the NFL season and here’s an early look at Week 6 odds. The table below shows the look ahead lines from April via CG Technology, and we’ve compared them to the opening and current odds at Pinnacle. It’s interesting to see that New Orleans was actually listed as a 3.5-point favorite over the summer…

2015 NFL Season: Week 5 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. – In Week 5 underdogs were 7-6 ATS, visitors were 10-3 ATS,…

NCAAF Game of the Week: Northwestern at Michigan

In this weekend’s most-bet college football game, #18 Michigan (4-1) will host #13 Northwestern (5-0). Although the Wildcats are ranked higher in the latest AP Top 25, Michigan opened as a 9.5-point home favorite at the market-setting CRIS sportsbook. Bettors tend to overvalue rankings, so it’s not surprising to see that 74% of spread bettors are…

2015 NFL Betting: Week 5 Line Moves That Matter

After our contrarian strategies took a pounding in Week 3, we were back with a vengeance in Week 4. Teams receiving less than 40% of spread bets were 7-4 ATS while teams who finished last season with a losing record (7 or fewer wins) were 11-2 ATS in Week 4. When we eliminate the two games…