NFL Week 9 Betting Recap

- Tom Brady and Peyton Manning are the most profitable ‘Over’ QBs since ’03, and their game easily went over the closing total of 52.5. Due to the on-screen weather reports prior to the game, the percentage of over bets for Pats-Broncos dropped from 73% to 61%. — SportsInsights.com (@SportsInsights) November 3, 2014 – On the flip…

Thursday Night Football Preview: Saints at Panthers

In this week’s Thursday Night Football game, the New Orleans Saints (3-4) will travel to Charlotte to face the Carolina Panthers (3-4-1). Although both of these teams currently boast losing records, the winner of this game will take sole control of first place in the dumpster fire known as the NFC South. According to our NFL betting…

NFL Week 8 Betting Recap

- Apparently bettors are late risers. This weekend’s Lions/Falcons game — which kicked off at 9:30 AM eastern in London, England — received roughly 27,000 bets. For comparison, only Tennessee/Washington and Minnesota/Buffalo received fewer bets last Sunday. – While many bettors may have missed the beginning of the Lions/Falcons game, it was tough to miss the ending. After falling…

Week 8 NFL Line Moves That Matter

As we approach the midway point in the NFL season, bettors have seemingly stopped analyzing teams based on their performance from the past season and are finally judging them on their merits this year. Perhaps that explains why we’re seeing so much one-sided public betting this week with six teams receiving less than 30% of spread…

NFL Week 7 Betting Recap

- Late last week we published an article detailing why betting against the public on NFL totals is not nearly as lucrative as betting against the public on the spread. – Most lopsided bet Week 7 games: St. Louis (+7) – 19% of spread bets vs. Seattle Oakland (+3.5) – 24% of spread bets vs. Arizona Cincinnati (+3) –…

Betting Against the Public – NFL Totals

The NFL is the most popular sport in the country to watch, and it’s also the most popular sport to bet.  Since a majority of bettors are long-term losers, we have found a betting edge when betting against the public in the NFL.  When we examine these trends, we are always looking at the results…