Sports Betting Blog

After dropping 5.4% in July, the Sports Investing Index rebounded in August, finishing the month at +10.8%. The strong August increased the Index to +56.9% in 2012 and a new all-time high. The Sports Investing Index is based on our Square Play Betting System, which focuses on maximizing contrarian value in the sports betting marketplace…

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While Tuesday morning water cooler talk will be dominated by the final play of Monday Night’s Green Bay/Seattle debacle, the bigger story is its affect on NFL betting for the entire weekend. According to an article by Darren Rovell on ESPN.com, sportsbook managers estimate that between $150 million and $250 million worth of bets shifted…

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Chaotic. That’s the most fitting way to describe yesterday’s slate of NFL games. Although a vast majority of the discussion this morning has surrounded the ineptitude of the replacement officials, let’s look at the thrilling match-ups that we were lucky enough to witness. Back-up quarterback Shaun Hill led the Detroit Lions to a 14-point comeback in the final…

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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: 0-1 (0.0%) The goal of this weekly…

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According to our Number of Bets statistic, Saturday’s Clemson/Florida State game is the most popular college football bet of the weekend among sports bettors. CRIS opened this game at Florida State -12, and we’ve seen the line climb to -14.5 at most sportsbooks and even up to -15 at a handful. This movement indicates that the…

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Since 2005, NFL home teams playing on Thursday night have won 68.2% Against the Spread (ATS) for a profit of +14.95 units. In fact, home teams have covered the spread in 12 of the last 14 Thursday Night Football games. After identifying this trend with our Bet Labs software, we filtered it down even further and…

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