Whether it's due to the meteoric rise of fantasy football, hyping of the sports media or the incredible popularity of football in general, public money from casual bettors dominates the NFL betting market. These bettors...
After four months of strong gains, the Sports Investing Index finished July at -5.4%. With the loss, the index dropped to +41.6% so far in 2012.
The Sports Investing Index is based on our Square Play Betting System,...
Sports Insights created the Sports Investing Index as a benchmark of contrarian methods in the sports investing marketplace. The Sports Investing Index continues to show an upward bias, based on Sports Insights’ research, pre-published plays and betting percentages.
Contrarian methods in the sports investing marketplace continued its winning ways, with broad-based gains in the Sports Investing Index. The Index has now posted three winning months in a row, capped off with a strong +22.7% showing in May.
When Albert Pujols signed a ten-year deal with the Angels this offseason worth a whopping $254 million, fans and analysts alike forecasted that Los Angeles would cruise to the top of the AL West standings. Ditto for Prince Fielder who, after signing a nine-year, $214 contract with Detroit, figured to team with Miguel Cabrera for the best one-two punch in baseball.
Pujols has hit just two home runs, and the Angels are already seven games back of the Rangers with a 17-21 record. On the flip side, the Tigers are a game below .500 despite respectable production from their new first baseman (.293, 5 HR, 20 RBI). In fact, both of these teams have been amongst the best teams in baseball to bet against.
We’re now over a month into the season and five teams’ early-season struggles have provided significant value for contrarian bettors.