April a Big Month for MLB Overs

Through the first month of the MLB season, we are starting to figure out what teams may be pleasant surprises and which may be disappointments.  But one betting trend that caught our eye at Sports Insights was the number of games that are going over the total.  So far this season, overs are 172-136 using…

2014 MLB Season Win Totals Comparison

We’re into March Madness just as much as you, but with the number of teams in the tournament dwindling, it’s time to look forward to America’s pastime.  Naturally, every team’s optimistic prior to the season but sportsbooks and prognosticators give us their indications of the teams we can expect to see in the hunt for…

Do Off-Season Moves Influence MLB Win Totals?

With Spring Training underway, many sportsbooks have released their MLB win totals for the 2013 season.  Last week, 5Dimes became the first offshore book to join the party.  While many outlets have already compared the new offshore numbers to the Vegas casinos, we decided to take a different route. We used Baseball Prospectus’ projections for…

MLB Marketwatch – Colorado Rockies vs. St. Louis Cardinals

Welcome to the 2012 edition of MLB Marketwatch, where the team at Sports Insights gives sports fans unprecedented insight into the MLB betting 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: 8-7 (+4.47 units) The goal of this…

Analyzing the Futures Market Following the MLB Trade Deadline

The trade deadline passed yesterday at 4PM eastern time with a flurry of trades — some of which came down to the final seconds. Big names including Jonathan Broxton, Hunter Pence, Shane Victorino and Ryan Dempster all switched teams, but not every big trade waited until the last minute. Within the last two weeks the Angels added a former…