Sports Investing Index -10.3% at 9/12

Sports Investing Index -10.3% at 9/12

As of the time of this blog post, the Sports Insights Sports Investing Index is down -10.3% for the month of September.  With the start of the football season (both college and professional football), Index performance is now comprised of a more-balanced set of sports:

  • Baseball continues to see public favorites punish the dogs, with Square Plays down -7 units for the month.  MLB Square Plays remain positive for the year, even with the recent decline.
  • The NFL got off to a good start on its opening weekend, with “betting against the Public” methods going 2-0.
  • College football has been slow out of the gate, dropping about -5 units for its first two weekends.  However, NCAAF has been one of Sports Insights’ most consistent sports in terms of contrarian methods.

In the long-run, contrarian value should add an edge to your handicapping, as the long-term performance of the Index indicates.

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