Sports Betting Blog

Whenever a Pro Bowl caliber player gets injured, my inbox is inundated with questions about how sportsbooks will adjust their numbers and how oddsmakers assign the point-spread values necessary to make a line adjustment. In the past, we have found that elite quarterbacks are worth roughly between 6 to 7 points to the spread, which was demonstrated last season…

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The Confederations Cup is not extremely popular, but it’s a nice primer for next year’s World Cup. The Confederations Cup is a quadrennial warmup tournament hosted by the upcoming World Cup host, which is currently Russia. Teams qualify by winning their Confederation tournament and this year’s field consists of: Russia (UEFA) 2018 FIFA World Cup…

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