Sports Betting Blog

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 are chasing and which the sharps are pounding. Overall Record: 5-3 (62.5%) The goal of this…

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“You know how big it is, biggest game in the history of this franchise. It’ll be a big test for us and we’ll be ready to go.” Those were the comments from Texans’ star receiver Andre Johnson prior to last night’s much anticipated Monday Night Football match up with the New England Patriots. With a potential first-round…

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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 are chasing and which the sharps are pounding. Overall Record: 4-3 (57.1%) The goal of this…

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In 2003, Richard Borghesi published a paper called, “Price Predictability: Insights from the NFL Point Spread Market.” In this paper, Borghesi analyzed Week 15 through the playoffs from 1981-2000 and found that, after Week 14, there is increased value in NFL betting when isolating large, home underdogs. Last season, we updated this analysis to see…

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The Heisman Trophy presentation will take place this Saturday in New York City, and if you listen to even a minute of sports talk, you will hear two names debated ad nauseam: Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o and Texas A&M quarterback Johnny “Football” Manziel. Both players have a fair claim to the prestigious award but…

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