Give Thanks for NFL Favorites this Thanksgiving Holiday

Starting this season, the NFL schedule included Thursday Night Football games every week for the first time in league history. In reaction, we analyzed the history of games played on Thursday night in order to find profitable trends that we could apply going forward. Our hypothesis was that short weeks of preparation gave home teams…

NFL Marketwatch – Baltimore Ravens at Pittsburgh Steelers

Welcome to the 2012-13 edition of NFL Marketwatch, where the team at Sports Insights gives sports fans unprecedented insight into the NFL point-spread market. Every week we analyze the sports betting marketplace to pinpoint which games the public are chasing and which the sharps are pounding. Overall Record: 2-3 The goal of this weekly column…

Thursday Night Football: 5 Reasons Why You Should Bet on Jacksonville

Thursday afternoon, Sports Insights President Dan Fabrizio hosted a webinar discussing NFL betting for tonight’s game between the Indianapolis Colts and Jacksonville Jaguars. During the webinar, Dan highlighted five reasons why bettors should consider Jacksonville in this week’s Thursday Night Football matchup: 1. NFL 80/20 Rule: Since 2003, regular season underdogs that receive 20% or…

Is There Value Betting on NFL Teams Coming off a Bye?

It’s reasonable to assume that an extra week of rest, practice and game-planning would help most NFL teams prepare for their next game, but does this translate to Against the Spread (ATS) performance? With the Dallas Cowboys, Oakland Raiders, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Detroit Lions all coming off byes this week, we decided to use our Bet Labs…