Sports Betting Blog

The 2015 MLB season will begin on Sunday April 5th with the new look Chicago Cubs hosting the St. Louis Cardinals, but we’re not waiting until then to start examining where baseball bettors can find value. Throughout the offseason we have been analyzing MLB futures and win totals, but several weeks ago a prominent offshore sportsbook posted…

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We’re constantly preaching the value of betting against the public, however, this contrarian viewpoint isn’t always profitable and shouldn’t be the lone criteria for selecting your picks. One thing that creates value in fading the public is the sheer volume of bets placed on a given game. The whole concept of betting against the public…

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Even before the Los Angeles Kings won the Stanley Cup for the second time in three seasons in 2013-14, oddsmakers had already begun looking forward to this season. Sportsbook.com became the first sportsbook to post NHL Stanley Cup Futures for the 2014-15 season and a number of prominent sportsbooks followed suit shortly thereafter. Throughout the off-season, these…

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Betting Against the Public is one of the most popular yet basic sports betting methods used here at Sports Insights. Our longstanding philosophy has been to see which side the public is loading up on by utilizing our public betting trends from seven contributing offshore sportsbooks, and then simply bet the other side. You’ve heard the expression the…

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Before releasing our March Madness Bracket Simulator earlier this month, we posted an article detailing which College Basketball futures were being overvalued and which teams were good buys for opportunistic bettors. Our ultimate conclusion was that although Kentucky was undoubtedly the best team in the country, their future price was simply too expensive. After running…

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Arguably the two best players in the league face off this evening at 8:05 PM eastern time when LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers (36-22) host Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors (44-10). The hometown Cavs opened as 3.5-point favorites at the market-setting Pinnacle sportsbook and, at the time of publication, were receiving 47%…

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