Updated 80-20 NFL Betting System

Although we constantly talk about the value of betting against the public, one of the most popular strategies for bettors is the 80-20 betting system. In the past we’ve discussed how bettors can win at a 57.1% rate by fading large public favorites, but we had not analyzed this system in years and wanted to…

2015 NFL Season: Week 15 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, bad beats and more before looking ahead to the following week. Favorites had their fourth consecutive winning week, posting a 9-6 ATS record…

NFL Week 16 Opening Line Report

There are two weeks remaining in the season and just six teams have clinched a playoff berth, meaning that there are still six available spots in the postseason. This includes divisional battles in the woeful AFC South and NFC East — both of which feature a first place team with a .500 record. A number of starting quarterbacks…

NFL Week 15: Updated Playoff Odds

As we enter the final three weeks of the NFL season, the postseason picture has begun to clarify. While the Panthers, Patriots and Cardinals have already clinched playoff berths, the Bengals, Broncos, Packers, Seahawks and Vikings could all potentially lock up spots with a win and/or losses from their closest competitors. Barring a late season meltdown,…

NFL Game of the Week: New York Jets at Dallas Cowboys

With college football entering bowl season, the NFL has shrewdly decided to occupy this newly created void by scheduling Saturday night games. I don’t think I’m alone in hoping for more games on Saturday — specifically during cold and dreary winter afternoons — but we’ll take what we can get. In this week’s lone Saturday night…

2015 NFL Betting: Week 15 Line Moves That Matter

Every week in this space we highlight the most interesting line moves at the market-setting offshore sportsbooks — typically CRIS, Pinnacle and 5Dimes 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…