NFL Betting Trends: Examining Early Super Bowl Line Movement

Within moments of Baltimore’s shocking upset of the New England Patriots, our live odds page lit up as sportsbooks began posting their Super Bowl XLVII lines. A majority of the market opened this so-called “Harbaugh Bowl” with the Ravens listed as a 5-point underdog against the 49ers, and early action has favored the upset-minded Ravens….

NFL Week 1 – Early Line Moves of Interest

1. New Orleans Saints vs. Green Bay Packers In the upcoming 2011 season opener, the defending Super Bowl champs opened as 4.5-point home favorites at CRIS. However, early betting action is all over New Orleans, pushing the line down to -4.5 at both CRIS and Pinnacle. Team # Bets Spread Current Open New Orleans Saints 632 75%…

NBA Finals – Game 6 Marketplace

Dallas has been rather convincing in taking a three games to two lead in the NBA Finals.  The betting public is jumping on that trend and Sports Insights’ betting percentages have captured this NBA marketplace action. In relatively heavy betting action early on game day,  70% of the bets are taking Dallas, even though they…

NBA – Thursday’s Big Games

There are just two NBA games this evening, but these are huge games — with a lot of focus on big match-ups and huge storylines… Tonight’s NBA lineup pits the red-hot Miami Heat against a very strong Chicago Bull team.  In addition, a Melo-less Nuggets team gets to test its mettle against the Celtics —…

NCAA Basketball Betting Trends – Connecticut vs. Louisville

In the most heavily bet game of the day, according to Sports Insights’ total bets data, Louisville opened as a 3.5-point favorite at Pinnacle. The betting public is backing the underdog, with 61% of spread wagers taking UConn and the points. There has been minimal line movement in this game and, at the time of publication, Sports Insights’ Betting Systems…