The Point Spread is +2.5, Take the Points or Bet the Money Line?

The majority of sportsbooks have New Orleans listed as a 3-point favorite against Philadelphia on Monday Night Football. Meanwhile, a handful of others, like 5Dimes, BetGrande and BetOnline, have moved the Saints to a -2.5 point spread. This half-point move is significant since the spread is now off the key number of three. We always encourage bettors…

NFL Week 1 – Early Line Moves of Interest (Part 2)

1. Atlanta Falcons vs. Chicago Bears The betting public is hammering the Falcons, with 79% of spread bets taking the road favorites. Both CRIS and Pinnacle opened Atlanta as a 1-point favorite in this game, but have moved the line to -2.5 to offset the influx of early public money. Team # Bets Spread Current Open Atlanta Falcons…

NFL Betting Trends – Houston Texans vs. Philadelphia Eagles

Philadelphia opened as a 7-point favorite at CRIS and is currently receiving 64% of spread bets. With the public backing Michael Vick and the Eagles, the line has moved to -8 at most sportsbooks across the sports marketplace. Sports Insights’ Betting Systems have triggered a Smart Money Play, at +10.78 units, on this game, so make sure to log into your SI…

NFL Opening Line Report – 9/13/2010

The NFL’s week 1 is not over yet, but we have already taken a look at the opening lines coming in on week 2’s games, with our real-time odds and found some lines that are moving early. Pittsburgh came away from week 1 with a overtime victory over Atlanta in the first of four games…