A Contrarian Approach to the Sports Betting Marketplace

Over the past several years, the team here at SportsInsights has analyzed over 350 million of bets and uncovered a plethora of profitable betting trends that we have shared with our subscribers. The basic philosophy revolves around contrarian betting; finding value betting against the public. The principles behind contrarian sports betting is similar to many…

Sports Investing Index +2.4% at 5/25/11

SportsInsights’ Sports Investing Index will be published and supported via this blog as well as regularly published articles on our website.  Please read our introductory article on the Index. The Sports Investing Index is currently up +2.4% for the month of May 2011. Performance will be published at the end of each month. Over time,…

Introducing… The Sports Investing Index

SportsInsights is pleased to announce that it will be publishing a Sports Investing Index. SportsInsights has always approached the sports betting world with a professional and academic mindset.  We often compare the sports marketplace to the financial markets and our core philosophy is based on investing concepts such as: contrarian approaches, seeking value, and looking…

NBA Playoffs Underdogs

In case you didn’t notice, many of the “larger” underdogs (about 6 points or more) have been covering during this year’s NBA playoff season. Last night, the Knicks covered the spread vs. the Celtics (as they did in Game One).  The Knicks are down two games to none — but covered both losses in Boston….

Sports Analytics, Sports Investing & MIT

Recently, the MIT business school (Sloan) had a conference on Sports Analytics — which included a session on “Sports Gambling: The Source of Sports Innovation?” ESPN’s Chad Millman, one of SportsInsights’ contacts, talked about contrarian value and sports betting.  Here are some excerpts from the conference website. Gambling has been instrumental in the evolution and…

NBA Tonight

The NBA marketplace has been consistently profitable over the years — and this year has been no exception.  Although contrarian methods have cooled down since a hot start to this season, both NBA Square Plays & Best Bets remain in the black this season.  Let’s take a look at some of the games that the…