Sports Betting Blog

On Wednesday morning Bovada, a popular offshore sportsbook, posted odds for six of the seven head coaching vacancies. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who fired Lovie Smith on Thursday morning, were not listed as an option. It’s difficult to evaluate which available job is the most attractive to potential suitors, but it’s tough to argue against Tampa Bay…

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Every week in this space we highlight the most interesting line moves at the market-setting offshore sportsbooks — typically CRIS and Pinnacle 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 explain…

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While both College Football Semifinal Playoff games were close at halftime, Alabama and Clemson dominated Michigan State and Oklahoma respectively in the second half en route to the title game. Before we examine the opening odds and betting trends, here’s how each team’s National Championship odds have changed at 5Dimes since the conclusion of last season:…

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