Weekend Sports Update

The 2012 NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four is set to tip off!  Betting activity is heating up, and the bets remain fairly split for both semifinal games.  In the late game, Ohio State is starting to gather a slight majority of point spread and teaser/parlay bets  in its game with Kansas as a 2.5 point…

Weekend Sports Update: Super Bowl!

This weekend, we are focusing on — yes, you guessed it — the Super Bowl!!!  Here at Sports Insights, we have been studying a variety of sports betting marketplace indicators and angles.  Here’s a rundown of some of our favorite “looks” at Super Bowl XLVI, pitting Tom Brady’s mighty New England Patriots against the scrappy…

2012 BCS Championship

The big College Football BCS Championship game is this evening, pitting #1 LSU against #2 Alabama.  Several weeks ago, LSU defeated Alabama 9-6 in a low-scoring game that went to overtime.  As some may have expected, the betting public is jumping on #1 to defeat #2.  A relatively large 65% of bets are taking #1…

Weekend Sports Update

We’ll take our weekly look at some of the games our analysts circled for the weekend.  In particular, we’ll scan the boards and look at some college football games — as well as the World Series. In college football action, at the time of this writing: The Michigan St. – Wisconsin game is seeing the…

Who Will Win? (World Series analysis)

Here is some analysis from the authors of the book, “Who Will Win the Big Game?” (A Psychological & Mathematical Approach).  We follow this analysis because the authors use some additional angles and trends — that often result in underdog selections.  The book’s blog’s selections have gone 25-14 in the playoffs of major sporting events….

Weekend Sports Update

This is a great time of the year for sports fans — and sports investors.  There is a ton of sport action — including football season (both college and pro football), the NHL, the NBA (hopefully!) — and the baseball playoffs. Here’s a quick scan of the board for today’s news and action.  First, we’ll…