2016 World Series Odds

One day after the Royals won the 2015 World Series, square offshore sportsbook Bovada released odds for the 2016 World Series. Shortly after, 5Dimes released odds and we’ve continued to update odds throughout the season. Since the beginning of the season, the Cubs have held strong as World Series favorites and rightfully so. They’re now at +210,…

2016 MLB Betting Against the Public Report

Editors Note: This article was initially published on March 25, 2016: Always fade the public. It’s Sports Insights’ contrarian, yet highly profitable betting strategy. Whenever the public zigs, we zag. The sports betting marketplace is constantly evolving, but betting against the public continues to be one of the most consistently lucrative strategies. By tracking public…

2015 MLB Betting Against the Public Report

Editors Note: This article was initially published on March 30, 2015: Prior to the start of every season, we release a series of betting against the public articles which discuss the optimal thresholds for fading the public. Using the public betting percentages from our seven contributing sportsbooks, we analyzed over 25,000 games from our historical database in order to build a historically…

2014 MLB Betting Against the Public Report

Editors Note: This article was initially published on March 24, 2014: Betting against the public is one of the most simple and popular methods used by Sports Insights’ members. The logic is simple: always bet against the public. Whichever team the public is loading up on, simply bet the other side. We have gone to…

2016 Cy Young Odds

Last season Houston’s Dallas Kuechel (20-8, 2.48 ERA) and Chicago’s Jake Arrieta (22-6, 1.77 ERA) were the Cy Young winners in the American League and National League, respectively. This was a massive surprise to bettors, as many sportsbooks didn’t offer odds for either player prior to the start of the season. At BetOnline, who offered odds…

2016 MLB MVP Odds

Back in early March, the prominent offshore sportsbook BetOnline posted odds for the 2016 MLB Most Valuable Player Award, which is given annually to one outstanding player in the American League (AL) and one in the National League (NL). Although there are no concrete criteria for the term “most valuable,” the award has historically been…