2015 MLS Cup Odds

The 2015 MLS season kicked off on March 6th and with the popularity of soccer on the rise in the United States, we decided to monitor the betting market throughout the year. It’s already been a fascinating season for a number of reasons including the addition of two expansion teams (New York City FC and Orlando City SC),…

NFL Week 7: DFS Contrarian Value

Last week, we posted our first DFS column of the year which examined the recent ruling by the Nevada Gaming Control Board, and analyzed how line movement was affecting player value on DraftKings. Although we clearly whiffed by recommending that managers add Eddie Lacy (who struggled mightily) and steer clear of Jimmy Graham (8 receptions, 140 yards)…

2015 NFL Betting: Week 7 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) to determine the impact that public betting has on the week’s biggest games. By looking at historically profitable trends and sharp money indicators like steam moves and reverse line movement, we’re able to…