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…

MLB Game of the Week: Detroit Tigers at Chicago White Sox

With the Donald Trump’s speech at the Republican National Convention taking place tonight, it’s easy to forget that there are nine MLB games scheduled including one that’s offering tremendous value for contrarian bettors. This evening at 8:10 PM eastern, the Detroit Tigers (49-46) will face off against the Chicago White Sox (46-48) in an AL Central…

Updated 2016 MLB Win Totals

Before the start of the season, the Westgate Superbook in Las Vegas posted win totals for all 30 MLB teams. In an interesting twist, the five highest win totals all belonged to National League teams including the Chicago Cubs, New York Mets, Los Angeles Dodgers, Washington Nationals and San Francisco Giants. Most oddsmakers don’t update their…