Sports Betting Blog

Every week in this space we highlight the most interesting line moves at the market-setting offshore sportsbooks — typically CRIS, Pinnacle and 5Dimes which take the highest limits and therefore attract the sharpest bettors. By contrasting the opening and current lines with the public betting trends from our seven contributing offshore sportsbooks, we’re able to…

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Last week in this space, we examined three of Saturday’s most heavily bet games and re-iterated how the value of betting against the public is amplified in marquee games. We also explained how underdogs have traditionally performed better in conference games, as the familiarity between teams levels the playing field and disproportionately benefits the team…

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On Tuesday evening, the second edition of the College Football Playoff (CFP) rankings was released and there was no shortage of movement. After defeating LSU, Alabama jumped from fourth to second while Notre Dame crept up from fifth to fourth. Iowa, perhaps the most surprising undefeated team in the country, somehow jumped from ninth to fifth…

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