NFL Week 7: DFS Contrarian Value

Last week, we posted our first DFS column of the year which examined the recent ruling by the Nevada Gaming Control Board, and analyzed how line movement was affecting player value on DraftKings. Although we clearly whiffed by recommending that managers add Eddie Lacy (who struggled mightily) and steer clear of Jimmy Graham (8 receptions, 140 yards)…

2015 NFL Betting: Week 7 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) to determine the impact that public betting has on the week’s biggest games. By looking at historically profitable trends and sharp money indicators like steam moves and reverse line movement, we’re able to…

NFL Week 7 Opening Line Report

We’re six weeks into the NFL season and this week we’re coming to preview the early lines for Week 7. The table below shows the look ahead lines from April via CG Technology compared to the opening and current odds at Pinnacle. Each week we’ll examine the biggest moves and analyze how oddsmakers’ expectations have changed since the offseason. There…

2015 NFL Season: Week 6 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. – In Week 6 underdogs were 10-4 ATS, home teams were 8-6…

Impact of NFL Total Movement on Week 6 DFS Value

In a new feature, we wanted to highlight players that were offering value based on line movement across the sports betting marketplace but before that, it’s worth touching on the recent news out of Las Vegas. On Thursday night the Nevada Gaming Control Board ruled that daily fantasy sports is a form of gambling and will…