NFL Betting and Shopping for the Best Line

With the 2013-14 NFL and NCAA Football seasons right around the corner, it’s important to revisit the concept of shopping for the best line as a way to maximize value and increase your bankroll. The table below shows odds and betting trends data for a previous Week 1 NFL matchup between the New England Patriots…

NHL Line Value

In this evening’s NHL action, there are several games that exhibit lopsided-betting action.  One game that is particularly interesting to SportsInsights’ analysts is the Phoenix-Vancouver game.  Phoenix is a slight underdog, and is receiving a tiny 17% of moneyline bets. Pinnacle opened with Phoenix at +115 and has edged up to +118.  Some public books…

College Basketball Saturday

Saturday usually means college sports action — and NCAA Basketball action is heating up with March Madness getting closer every day.  Today, we focus on NCAA hoops action, and are especially looking at games with heavy betting activity.  SportsInsights’ research has shown that contrarian methods work particularly well with games of public and national interest….

NFL Opening Line Report Week 16

Teams are positioning for the NFL playoffs; the sports marketplace and Public often overvalue this factor.  The public is jumping on the hot teams to continue their good performance. The opening lines are out for this week’s upcoming NFL action, and what does the early betting action say?  Please visit our blog and read our series…

Sunday Sports Marketplace

We hope you enjoy the Sports Marketplace blog posts as well as our Betting Trends reports.  Please feel free to email or post comments so we can improve our content and information. Yesterday’s look at the Saturday Hoops Marketplace highlighted the Cavs (5 point underdogs) as a contrarian play, which ended up being an outright…

Sunday’s Sports Marketplace

As sports fans settle in for a day of NFL football, the team at SportsInsights is searching for contrarian value in all of today’s sports action. In the NFL, we are happy to see the NFL Marketwatch selection gathering more line value, with the home dog now generally available at + 7 at most sportsbooks….