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In College Football, there is typically a slight bias towards underdogs. According to our BetLabs software, since 2005 dogs have a winning record of 2810-2774 (50.3%) although betting every game would results in a loss of 97.84 units and a -1.8% return on investment (ROI). However, our research indicates that underdogs have vastly more value…

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On Sunday, the Yankees played their first postseason game without Derek Jeter for the first time in nearly two decades. The future Hall of Fame shortstop, who has played in 158 playoff games over his illustrious career, limped off the field after breaking his ankle in the 12th inning of Saturday’s 6-4 loss to the Tigers. Now,…

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Welcome to the 2012-13 edition of NCAA Football Marketwatch, where the team at Sports Insights gives sports fans unprecedented insight into the NCAA Football point-spread market. Every week we analyze the sports betting marketplace to pinpoint which games the public is chasing and which the sharps are pounding. Overall Record: 0-3 The goal of this weekly column…

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It’s reasonable to assume that an extra week of rest, practice and game-planning would help most NFL teams prepare for their next game, but does this translate to Against the Spread (ATS) performance? With the Dallas Cowboys, Oakland Raiders, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Detroit Lions all coming off byes this week, we decided to use our Bet Labs…

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In just the fourth game of his NFL career, Andrew Luck showed fans why he was considered the best draft prospect since the legendary John Elway. On Sunday, the Stanford product threw for 362 yards and two touchdowns while adding another score on the ground in a shocking 30-27 upset of the Packers. While most…

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Welcome to the 2012-13 edition of NFL Marketwatch, where the team at Sports Insights gives sports fans unprecedented insight into the NFL point-spread market. Every week we analyze the sports betting marketplace to pinpoint which games the public is chasing and which the sharps are pounding. Overall Record: 1-1 (50%) The goal of this weekly…

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