BetOnline Opening Lines Examined

It’s that time of year again; March Madness is finally back! With Selection Sunday behind us, the field of 68 is set and anticipation is quickly reaching a fever pitch. Men and women of all ages are eagerly running to their printers and filling out their brackets. This is the time of year when square bettors flock to sports…

Opening Line Report: Conference Championship Sunday

With four conference championship games on tap this afternoon, let’s take a moment to examine the line movement for these key matchups using our College Basketball Betting Trends. Team Betting % Open Current Notes Florida State 53% 6.0 5.5 In the ACC title game, the 17th ranked Seminoles will take on the 4th ranked Tar Heels….

Weekend Sports Update

All eyes are on Selection Sunday and the upcoming March Madness NCAA Tournament.  We are pleased to announce that Sports Insights will be coming out with a March Madness Bracket article — that applies several of Sports Insights’ contrarian philosophies to the popular NCAA Men’s Tournament Bracket pools.   Once the opening lines and betting…

Varez Ward and the Auburn Point Shaving Scandal

Yesterday afternoon Charles Robinson of Yahoo! Sports reported that suspended Auburn guard Varez Ward is under investigation by federal authorities for an alleged point-shaving scandal. Ward — who was suspended prior to a February 25th game against Arkansas — was a transfer guard from Texas averaging 8.9 points, 3.1 rebounds and 3.8 assists on just 34.6% shooting….

Big 12 Tournament: Kansas State vs. Baylor Rubber Match

After splitting during the regular season, Kansas State takes on Baylor Thursday in the second round of the Big 12 tournament. The tables below shows the College Basketball Betting Trends, closing lines and final scores from the first two matchups. Game #1 – 1/10/12 Team Spread % Closing Line Score Baylor 57% +3.5 75 Kansas…