Sports Betting Blog

After decades of attempting to land a professional sports franchise, Las Vegas has finally accomplished their goal. On June 22, the NHL officially approved expansion to Las Vegas starting in the 2017–18 season. Now comes the next big question…what will be the team’s nickname? Exactly one week after Vegas was awarded an expansion franchise, Sports Interaction…

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For years there has been a popular axiom that bettors should take favorites early and underdogs late. This theory is rooted in psychology since casual bettors prefer taking winning teams, and overwhelmingly put their money on favorites. Oddsmakers can accurately anticipate one-sided action from public bettors, and they react by shading lines to force “square” bettors…

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Before the start of the season, the Westgate Superbook in Las Vegas posted win totals for all 30 MLB teams. In an interesting twist, the five highest win totals all belonged to National League teams including the Chicago Cubs, New York Mets, Los Angeles Dodgers, Washington Nationals and San Francisco Giants. Most oddsmakers don’t update their…

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