2016 NFL Week 2 Quarterback Injury Fallout

Yesterday, there were a few notable injuries around the NFL, two of which involved “starting” quarterbacks. One of them is the current placeholder and possible successor to an all-time great on a Super Bowl contending team, while the other is a veteran journeyman on one of the worst teams in the league. Both injuries, however, mean…

2016 NFL Week 2 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…

RG3 Injury Fallout

Another season, another major injury for the once highly-touted quarterback Robert Griffin III. On Monday, the Browns announced that Griffin broke the caracoid bone in his left shoulder and will be placed on injured reserve. Griffin suffered the injury Sunday against the Eagles on a play that many felt was avoidable if he had just slid…

2016 NFL Week 2 Opening Line Report

The 2016 NFL season is officially underway and Week 1 had a slew of exciting matchups, including six games decided by less than a field goal. The first week was noticeably profitable for road dogs, who went 8-3 ATS with 4.88 units won. One of the biggest upsets was the New England Patriots, who closed at +9 at…

2016 NFL Season: Week 1 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. It was an excellent start to the season for many contrarian betting strategies. In Week 1,…

2016 NFL Week 1 Line Moves That Matter

After months of anxious anticipation, the 2016 NFL season will finally kick off on Thursday night with the Denver Broncos hosting the Carolina Panthers. Although sportsbooks typically release lines for the following week on Sunday evening, Week 1 lines are unique and opened way back in April. This has allowed bettors to shape the market over the…