NFL Week 9: DFS Contrarian Value

Two weeks ago we published an article that examined how daily fantasy players could utilize contrarian strategies for tournament play. The basic idea was to highlight players that were not only being undervalued by DraftKings pricing, but were also owned in a very low percentage of leagues. One of the keys to success in larger…

NFL Game of the Week: Denver Broncos at Indianapolis Colts

In his return to Indy, Peyton Manning and the Broncos opened as 3-point road favorites at the market-setting Pinnacle sportsbook. At the time of publication, Denver was receiving 81% of spread bets at our seven contributing offshore sportsbooks. This overwhelming public support has pushed the line from -3 to -5. We also spoke with Michael…

2015 NFL Betting: Week 9 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…

NFL Week 9 Opening Line Report

We are now halfway through the NFL season, and a record four teams (CAR, CIN, DEN and NE) are still undefeated. In fact, there are currently just five AFC teams and six NFC teams with winning records which shows the drastic divide between the league’s best and worst teams. Last week there were a number of season…

2015 NFL Season: Week 8 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 8 underdogs were 7-6 ATS, visitors were 6-6 ATS…

NFL Game of the Week: Green Bay Packers at Denver Broncos

In last week’s analysis, we explained why reverse line movement and additional sharp money indicators pointed to value on the Oakland Raiders. Not only did Oakland cover the spread as a 4-point underdog, they were able to defeat San Diego straight up. This week, we decided to analyze arguably the season’s most hotly anticipated game…