NFC Playoff Seeds

In the NFC, five of the six teams have punched their ticket to the playoffs and all that’s left for them to do is to figure out the seeding.  By converting implied odds into percentages, I calculated the odds of each team to end up in each of the possible playoff spots.  Note that the…

NBA on Christmas

Opening presents, drinking egg nog, trying to remember relatives’ names, and the NBA on Christmas day.  All great traditions, but we only track the data for one of them.  Here are the results for every Christmas game going back to 2008: *Team received 70% of bets or more **All line data is Pinnacle’s closing line…

NFL Projected Wins and Playoff Teams

Original article edited and updated on 12/15/2014 We’re almost through 15 weeks of the NFL season and the playoff picture still isn’t settled.  Prior to the season, we projected wins for every NFL team and compared them to the season win totals at LVH.  We have decided to recalculate our projections with the benefit of actually…

Most Bet College Football Teams of 2014-15

At Sports Insights, we continuously track bets from seven offshore sportsbooks for all of the major U.S. sports.  With the college football regular season complete, we decided to use this data to examine the most bet teams of the past season. This year alone we tracked over 11.1 million bets and were able to determine the 25 most bet…

AFC Tiebreakers

Here is a list of all AFC tiebreakers for teams in contention.  The order for tiebreakers is head-to-head, divisional records, then conference records.  For wildcard tiebreakers, it goes head-to-head, then conference.  A full list of tiebreaking procedures can be found here. The Patriots, Broncos, and Colts have been left out of these tables. All three have…

NFC Tiebreakers

Here is a list of all NFC tiebreakers for teams in contention.  The order for tiebreakers is head-to-head, divisional records, then conference records.  For wildcard tiebreakers, it goes head-to-head, then conference.  A full list of tiebreaking procedures can be found here.