Examining Nate Silver’s Sweet 16 Projections

Before a single game was played in the 2013 NCAA Basketball Tournament, the team at Sports Insights examined Nate Silver’s pre-tournament projections in an attempt to spark the debate over whether or not new-age data analysis has a place in the uniquely unpredictable world that is March Madness. Following the Round of 32, Silver recalculated his…

NCAA Football Marketwatch – Louisville at Syracuse

Welcome to the 2012-13 edition of NCAA Football Marketwatch, where the team at Sports Insights gives sports fans unprecedented insight into the NCAA Football point-spread market. Every week we analyze the sports betting marketplace to pinpoint which games the public is chasing and which the sharps are pounding. Overall Record: 1-4  The goal of this…

Final Four Opening Line Report

Although both games yesterday were decided by double digits, the final scores did not necessarily tell the whole story. Kentucky jumped all over Baylor early, taking a 42-22 lead into halftime before cruising to an 82-70 victory. In the later game, Kansas held a one-point lead over North Carolina with under four minutes remaining but a…