NFL Divisional Round: Early Line Movement Report

The Divisional Round of the 2014-15 NFL playoffs starts this Saturday at 4:35 PM ET when the New England Patriots host the Baltimore Ravens. New England opened as a 7-point favorite at CRIS and have received just 47% of spread bets, meaning they are the only favorite not receiving the majority of public support. With such…

2015 NFL Playoffs: Early Divisional Round Lines

The Wild Card round of the NFL playoffs are here and the popular offshore sportsbook 5Dimes is already looking ahead to next weekend. This past week the sharp sportsbook posted lines for potential Divisional Round playoff games as well as an early line for the Super Bowl and various futures. The look ahead lines are posted…

NFL Head Coaching Odds

The Monday after the NFL season is often referred to as “Black Monday” — the darkest day of the football calendar. On this day, heads usually roll as management clears house and coaches for the year most disappointing teams are fired. On Christmas Eve, Bovada actually posted a prop which projected the number of head coaches…

AFC Playoff Odds

It all comes down to Week 17 in the AFC.  There are four teams fighting for the final playoff spot and three others still aiming to improve their seeding.  Note that the New England Patriots have already clinched the 1-seed and home-field advantage.  Here is a look at the rest of the AFC playoff odds:…

NFC Playoff Seeds

In the NFC, five of the six teams have punched their ticket to the playoffs and all that’s left for them to do is to figure out the seeding.  By converting implied odds into percentages, I calculated the odds of each team to end up in each of the possible playoff spots.  Note that the…