How Do Elite MLB Hitters Impact The Moneyline?

Before the start of the 2015 MLB season, there was no debate about the best player in the league — Mike Trout was the obvious choice. In his first three full seasons, Trout posted a triple-slash line of .311/.403/.561 with 93 home runs, 291 runs batted in and 98 stolen bases. Before turning 23, Trout…

2016 NFL Playoff Odds

The 2016-17 NFL season is scheduled to begin on September 8, 2016 with the annual Thursday night kickoff game. This year we will be treated to a Super Bowl 50 rematch with the defending champion Denver Broncos hosting the Carolina Panthers. Although this date is still roughly four months away, sportsbooks have been posting a smorgasbord of…

2016 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year Odds

The 2016 NFL Draft concluded on Saturday, April 26th and oddsmakers didn’t wait long before posting odds for the Offensive Rookie of the Year. On Wednesday (5/4) Bovada became the first major sportsbook to offer Offensive Rookie of the Year odds, followed by Sportsbook.com on Friday (5/6), BetOnline on Monday (5/9) and Sports Interaction on Tuesday (5/10). […

Who Will be the Next Head Coach of the Indiana Pacers?

In a press conference on Thursday afternoon, Pacers president Larry Bird announced that the team will not be retaining head coach Frank Vogel next season. This news was hardly surprising given that Bird did not give Vogel a vote of confidence following the team’s first round loss against the Raptors. Still, many people around the league have been questioning…

2016 WNBA Championship Futures

With the NBA and NHL playoffs coming to a close, most bettors will turn their focus to the ongoing MLB season. Although baseball has historically been our most profitable sport, bettors may not realize that many of our contrarian strategies have been highly successful for WNBA bettors. In the past we have discussed how bettors can identify sharp money while…

How to Bet NBA 2nd Half Lines

We don’t discuss it very often, but NBA bettors can regularly find value by taking second half lines. For bettors who have already taken the full game spread, there are frequently opportunities to hedge your bet and create win-win situations. That is more commonly known as middling. As an example, let’s say you have already…