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…

Sports Insights 2014 Year in Review

The crew at Sports Insights is always aiming to help bettors gain an edge by improving the Live Odds page, adding features, revising Best Bet strategies, developing our Bet Labs software, and more. In 2014 we were able to accomplish a lot with the help and feedback from our members, and below we’ve highlighted the progress we’ve…

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…

Impact of Alex Smith Injury on Chargers/Chiefs Line

The AFC Playoff picture is almost set with five teams having already clinched a berth in the postseason; however, four teams are still competing for the sixth and final spot. In fact, earlier this week the popular offshore sportsbook, Bovada, released playoff odds for these four remaining contenders. NFL Playoff Odds via Bovada #Ravens: Yes…

NFL Week 16 Betting Recap

- In Week 16, underdogs went 11-5 pushing their season record to 122-111 ATS. Home teams went 9-7 ATS in Week 14 pushing them to 115-115 ATS on the season. It was also a profitable week for contrarian betting with teams receiving less than 40% of spread bets going 7-4 ATS. – On Sunday the Dallas Cowboys destroyed the…