Sports Betting Blog

Last week in this space, I explained that publicly backed underdogs have historically performed very poorly — particularly in the day’s most heavily bet games. In order to minimize liability, sportsbooks will adjust their college football lines if one side is being hammered by public money. These artificially inflated lines have historically created value for opportunistic…

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The 2016-17 NBA regular season tips off on October 25, and oddsmakers have already started amping up for another exciting year on the hardwood. On Tuesday, September 20, the Westgate SuperBook released regular season win totals for all 30 teams, with the reigning Western Conference champion Golden State Warriors leading the way. Despite winning an…

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Every week in this space we highlight the most interesting line moves at the market-setting offshore sportsbooks — typically Bookmaker 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 determine…

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