NFL Player Point Spread Values

For years I have been inundated with questions regarding the most valuable players in the league. Whenever a star player suffers an injury, readers demand to know what type of effect their absence will have on the point spread. In the past, we have found that elite quarterbacks are worth roughly 6-points to the spread,…

2016-17 NBA Rookie of the Year Odds

The NBA Draft took place on Thursday, June 23, and the Philadelphia 76ers selected LSU forward Ben Simmons with the first overall pick. However, before the draft even took place oddsmakers had already installed Simmons as the favorite to win the Rookie of the Year Award. The day before the draft, the Irish sportsbook Paddy…

NFL Sharp Money Explained

There are certain hackneyed terms that are used so often that they seemingly lose all meaning. For sports bettors, “sharp money” is one of these terms and it is frequently used when breaking down line movement. When discussing sharp money, we are typically focusing on large wagers made by single individuals or betting syndicates. To…

What Will Be The Nickname of the New Las Vegas NHL Franchise?

After decades of attempting to land a professional sports franchise, Las Vegas has finally accomplished their goal. On June 22, the NHL officially approved expansion to Las Vegas starting in the 2017–18 season. Now comes the next big question…what will be the team’s nickname? Exactly one week after Vegas was awarded an expansion franchise, Sports Interaction…

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). Since…