How Have NCAA Futures Changed For Final Four Teams?

Throughout the season, many sportsbooks will post their “Futures,” which are the odds for various teams to win the championship. Based on how these teams perform, these future odds will fluctuate greatly as teams either under-perform or exceed expectations. Kentucky is the perfect case study for how perception can change throughout the season. Entering the…

Sweet 16 and Elite 8 Betting Trends

Last week in this space we examined some of the most historically profitable betting trends during the round of 32 (or the 3rd round as it’s somewhat confusingly referred to). We discussed how favorites, and specifically favorites of at least 5.5 points, had fared extremely well during the first weekend of the NCAA tournament. That…

Most Profitable NCAA Tournament Seeds for Bettors

While the majority of the sports world is focused on filling out brackets this week, bettors are less worried about straight up (SU) wins and are instead analyzing point spreads in order to find value and get the 2014 NCAA Tournament off to a profitable start. With this in mind, we developed a Free Edition…