Super Bowl 50 Opening Line Report

The Super Bowl 50 matchup is set with the Carolina Panthers taking on the Denver Broncos on Sunday, February 7th at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California. On the first day of the regular season, the Panthers were listed at 65:1 to win the Super Bowl at William Hill while the Broncos were listed at…

NFL Playoffs: Conference Championship Betting Preview

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

Where Will Robert Griffin and Johnny Manziel Play Next Season?

Over the past few years, very few players have been as polarizing as Robert Griffin III and Johnny Manziel. Both quarterbacks are former Heisman Trophy winners and first-round draft picks with excellent athletic ability and big personalities. Both of these quarterbacks are also expected to be free agents this off-season, but they have had very different…

NFL Playoffs: Conference Championship Opening Line Report

In the Wild Card round all four road teams were victorious but it was all home teams winning in the Divisional Round, setting up Conference Championship matchups of Patriots/Broncos and Cardinals/Panthers. Patriots at Broncos (Sunday at 3:05 pm ET): BetOnline was the first to open this game and they started with Patriots -2.5 but were…

NFL Playoffs: Divisional Round Betting Preview

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

2015-16 NFL Playoffs: NFL Divisional Round Opening Line Report

After an exciting wild-card round filled with blowout wins and last-minute collapses, the matchups are set for the divisional round.  The screenshot below, which is available for Sportsbook Insider subscribers, displays the opening odds and public betting trends for each matchup. Non-members can also keep up with all the latest line moves by visiting our free NFL odds page. Last…