Posts tagged ‘against the public’

ATP or Against the Public Betting – What Do You Know?

December 21, 2020

What do you know about contrarian or ATP betting? Do you know that betting against the public has been around almost as long as sportsbooks themselves? It is said that some of the early operators of sportsbooks would tell their friends and family which way everyone was betting so that they could place their own […]

NFL Week 14 Public Action Report

December 12, 2020

As we do every week, we are reporting the betting public’s action. The lines start to dribble out Sunday Night and are live at most sportsbooks by Monday morning.  The public then has six days to take their shots at the sportsbook. If you are a subscriber to our site, you see that we publish […]

NFL Week 10 Lopsided Action Report

November 13, 2020

As we did earlier with college football, we are now bringing you the NFL lopsided action report. You can use the public action report to either avoid betting along with the public, or as some people do, use it to bet against the public. The theory is that the public generally has an inflated or […]

Alabama vs LSU Sportsbook Public Betting Report

November 8, 2019

There Alabama vs LSU game is garnering all types of attention. That goes for media and sports betting as well. There is no bigger marquee game than this one. So it is in that vein that we look at the public betting numbers and consider an ATP (Against the Public) type play. We like to […]

College Football Public Betting Report

September 13, 2019

Entering the third full week of football we see some pretty good match-ups on the board. Many seasoned sports bettors like to see which way the general public is betting on marquee match-ups. It helps them shape their own picks. It doesn’t help to report the lopsided betting of a well-known team against a relatively […]

Sportsbook Actually Need Clemson for a Change

September 7, 2019

When you have the best team in the country, you tend to make a lot of fans. That goes for both regular sports fans as well as sports betting fans. So, sportsbooks are not used to the position that they are in today September 7, 2019. The Clemson Tigers are hosting the Texas A&M Aggies […]

NFL Public Betting Action Report Week 1

September 4, 2019

We normally would wait a little later in the week to write this article but these lines have been up for a very long time. The public has had their chance to study the teams, watch the pre-season games and bet their picks. Knowing which way the pubic is betting on games can influence the […]

Public Betting Percentages Week 1 NFL for 2019

August 28, 2019

Many sports bettors and professional handicappers like to pay attention to where the money is going on games. Some look at this numbers just as a curiosity while their use them to actually help mold their picks. Referring to the latter, the theory of using public betting statistics to mold your actual bets is called […]

USC vs Notre Public Betting Play

November 24, 2018

Tonight’s USC vs Notre Dame game is the marquee game of the night for sure. Besides being the rivalry game that people love to bet every year, this year it has championship implications for at least one of the teams. Notre Dame is 11-0 and ready to win this game and get into the playoffs […]

Final Four Pick – Fade the Public

March 29, 2018

The public is 0-2 in this tournament as far as heavily lopsided, well-known teams playing one another goes. That means we are 2-0 playing against the public. There are three games left in the college basketball season. Two semi-finals games and the final one of course. Saturday the Final Four tips off at 6:09 pm […]