Fading Trendy College Basketball Underdogs

The 2016-17 college basketball season tips off on Friday, meaning the annual countdown to March Madness begins anew. Although many casual fans wait until tournament time before regularly watching college hoops, the long duration of the regular season plus the copious number of Division 1 programs creates ample opportunities for contrarian sports bettors to extract value. For…

Biggest College Basketball Moneyline Upsets from the Past Decade

College basketball fans love rooting for the impossible. Perhaps that’s because there’s no other sport that provides so many large and improbable upsets. Every year there are several small schools that seemingly come out of nowhere to defeat national powerhouses. During March Madness, this infatuation with the Cinderella story is amplified exponentially. When most fans think…

Betting Against the Public in Heavily Bet NCAAB Games

The 2015-16 college basketball season ended in the most dramatic fashion possible, with Kris Jenkins knocking down a buzzer-beating three-pointer in the national championship, as the Villanova Wildcats defeated the North Carolina Tar Heels. This surprising victory topped off yet another profitable postseason run for the sportsbooks, as Villanova was largely ignored by the majority of spread bettors….