Sports Betting Blog

More than two years ago we posted an article examining the correlation between totals (also known as the over/under) and the performance of underdogs. Our results showed that as totals increased, underdogs performed increasingly well for bettors. Essentially, high totals equate to more scoring and more unpredictability and this volatility was disproportionately beneficial to the…

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We all know that sports fans are prone to overreactions and hyperbole — in fact, a large part of our contrarian philosophy involves capitalizing on bettors who panic after their favorite team loses. These constantly evolving opinions are what drive sports talk radio, but it’s always amazing how these off-the-cuff rumblings can quickly turn into a mainstream media narrative….

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The 2015-16 NFL season is scheduled to begin on September 10th with the annual Thursday night kickoff game. This year’s matchup features the Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots hosting the Pittsburgh Steelers. Although this date is still nearly two months away, sportsbooks have been posting a smorgasbord of betting opportunities including Week 1 lines, futures…

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