How Do Sharp NFL Bettors Use Weather Forecasts to Make Money?

Before placing a wager, bettors are forced to take many factors into consideration including home-field advantage, injuries, officials, public perception and much more. However, many NFL bettors overlook the importance of weather conditions when handicapping games. Temperature, wind speed, and precipitation all impact the line in different ways, but how can our historical trends be used…

2016 NFL Week 13 Opening Line Report

With only five weeks left, Week 13 is must-win territory for some teams on the fence. December is when we will see whether teams like the Packers, Vikings, and Colts will step it up and fight for a playoff berth or roll over and give up. Only a few teams are playoff “locks” at this…

2016 NFL Week 12 Line Moves That Matter

Every week in this space we highlight the most interesting line moves at the market-setting offshore sportsbooks — typically Bookmaker and Pinnacle — which take the highest limits and therefore attract the sharpest bettors. By contrasting the opening and current lines with the public betting trends from our seven contributing offshore sportsbooks, we’re able to determine…

What Team Will Tony Romo Play for in 2017?

The Dallas Cowboys are 9-1 this season and Tony Romo hasn’t played one game. Who would have guessed that a year ago? In the third game of the preseason, Romo broke a vertebra in his back and in turn, opened the door for rookie QB Dak Prescott. Romo’s injury may have been the biggest blessing…

2016 NFL Season: Week 11 Betting Recap

Every Tuesday morning, the team at Sports Insights will examine some of the most interesting trends and results from the past week’s NFL action. We’ll also look at our betting systems, prop bets, futures movement, bad beats and more. Based on the closing line at Pinnacle, favorites went 9-5 ATS in Week 11. but are only…

2016 NFL Week 12 Opening Line Report

Week 12 is here and it’s time for some Thanksgiving football. Fortunately, it looks like we actually will get to see a few decent games this year as we try to avoid small talk at our family parties. Minnesota and Detroit are tied atop the NFC North, the Cowboys are looking for their tenth straight…