2017 March Madness: Which Coaches Should Bettors Know?

One team from every Division I college basketball conference earns an automatic bid into the NCAA tournament, and four automatic bids have already been doled out including Jacksonville State (Ohio Valley), Florida Gulf Coast (Atlantic Sun), Wichita State (Missouri Valley) and Winthrop (Big South). While many basketball fans may be unfamiliar with all of the mid-majors…

2017 College Basketball AP Player of the Year Odds

The AP College Basketball Player of the Year award was established in 1961 to recognize the most outstanding college basketball player in the nation, as determined by the Associated Press. Duke has produced the most winners with Art Heyman, Christian Laettner, Elton Brand, Shane Battier, Jay Williams and J.J. Redick taking home this prestigious award. The…

Ticket vs. Money Percentages: How Do They Compare in College Basketball?

For anybody unfamiliar with Sports Insights, we track public betting percentages from seven major offshore sportsbooks: 5Dimes, BetDSI, BetUs, Carib, GTBets, SIA, and Sportsbook.com. These betting trends reflect real bets placed by real bettors, as opposed to other websites that use “consensus” numbers. By including both sharp and square sportsbooks, our betting percentages accurately reflect…

2017 March Madness: Odds to Make the Final Four

The 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is scheduled to begin on March 14, 2017, and will conclude with the national championship game on April 3. The NCAA awards 32 automatic bids to the tournament, with the other 36 bids being awarded by the selection committee. Regardless of what happens during the upcoming conference tournaments, several teams have…