Weekend Sports Update

It’s time for our weekly update of the sports marketplace for a busy weekend — including college football, the NFL, college basketball and the NHL.  Today, we’ll focus on college sports and the NFL. In college football, the Army-Navy game is the big game on Saturday, and is gathering the heaviest betting action in NCAAF….

March Madness Begins

The Madness has begun.  In case you missed it, here is a Wall Street Journal article that highlights SportsInsights’ research on NCAA Basketball and a contrarian method to betting on March Madness.  Here are some games that fall into this category of value during the Madness: Hampton and powerful Duke.  Duke is favored by a…

A March Madness Pool sponsored by SportsInsights

SportsInsights is pleased to be working with a financial markets class at the University of Chicago on a March Madness pool that models the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament as a financial marketplace.  Note that the pool is being run “round-by-round.” The pool is free and open to all — and there are prizes, including Membership…

WSJ: Little-Loved Dogs & NCAAB (SportsInsights Research)

SportsInsights is pleased that the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) interviewed Dan Fabrizio on betting March Madness NCAA Basketball games.  The WSJ writes: Daniel Fabrizio, the president of the gambling website Sportsinsights.com, recommends a different approach: Find the Cinderellas with the least amount of hype—and put a wad of cash on them. Fabrizio examined the final…

What is Sports Investing?

Here is an excerpt from Sportsinsights’ latest article.  Please click on the link at the bottom of this blog post for the entire article. “Sports investing” is an academic approach to the sports betting marketplace.  SportsInsights uses data — and studies sports marketplace indicators — in an attempt to determine value in point spreads and…

NFL Playoffs start today

SportsInsights has lot of interesting information as the NFL Playoffs get set to start. As always, check out SportsInsights NFL Marketwatch, which focuses on the Jets-Colts game this evening. Also, SportsInsights has released its annual power rankings for the NFL playoff teams.  These are based on a proprietary combination of indicators targeting both value and…