Posts tagged ‘football’

Minimum Game Minutes Required for a Bet to Count

November 30, 2020

A football game must have a certain number of minutes played in order for a bet on it to count as official. This is a sportsbook rule which rarely comes up. In fact, in my experience in the sports betting industry (23 years) I can only remember it coming into play once. The year was […]

NFL Week 13 Opening Lines and Early Value Plays

November 30, 2020

Last week’s early line analysis (pick) went 3-4 over all but that is in part due to injury and Covid. Teddy Bridgewater playing in the Vikings game brought that line way down and Denver never had a shot once all their QB’s were out with Covid. The Titans pick was a slam dunk. This week […]

Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers Free Pick

November 27, 2020

It started back in 1921. The Bears-Packers rivalry is the oldest in the NFL. Chicago owned the series for many years even building a 24-game advantage in the early 1990s. The Packers have reclaimed ownership of the series having won 17 of the past 20 games. Since the 2010 playoffs when Green Bay beat the […]

Thanksgiving Day NFL Public Betting Report

November 25, 2020

There were originally three NFL games slated for Thanksgiving of 2020 but like most everything this year this wasn’t to last. The third game in the line up was supposed to be Baltimore at Pittsburgh. This was the prime time match up that everyone was waiting for. But due to complications because of Covid the […]

Why Do Some Teams Perform So Poorly Against the Spread?

November 24, 2020

Some teams don’t do so well against the point spread. This goes for bad teams as well as good teams. The spread, as you may know, is set by Vegas and offshore oddsmakers in order to handicap the game so that it attracts equal action on both sides of the bet. But several factors weigh […]

NFL Week 12 Opening Lines and Analysis

November 24, 2020

Week 11 was quite exciting. And unfortunately for the general betting public (and yours truly) the sportsbooks made out like bandits. Only one of the 5 sides that were heavily backed by the public went their way. Week 12 sees brand new slate of games. Some games have key players which are out. QB Joe […]

Two Free Thanksgiving Day Contests

November 23, 2020

What is Thanksgiving without Turkey, Family and Football? I don’t want to live in a world where that doesn’t exist. Many Americans will be gathering around their dining room tables on Thursday to celebrate with customary Thanksgiving Day feast. But if your family is anything like mine, the TV will be on in the background […]

Bookies Clean Up on NFL Sunday

November 23, 2020

If you are a regular follower of this blog then you know we post a report on lopsided betting action before the weekend slate of games. This helps our readers see what the public is doing and maybe avoid some trap games. Even though sportsbooks make much of their money from the vig as well […]

NFL Week 11 Lopsided Betting Report

November 21, 2020

In this article we will show you the lopsided betting action that is currently taking place on NFL Week 11. The report comes from William Hill US, an online and brick & mortar sportsbook which was bought recently for $3.7B. Lopsided betting reports can be useful to see which way the wind is blowing on […]

College Football Sportsbook Lopsided Action Report for Week 12

November 20, 2020

The college football week 12 got underway last night in dramatic fashion as Tulsa intercepted a pass from the Tulane QB to win and cover the spread in OT. With a start like that you know this weekend will be exciting. We have the betting report in from William Hill. There are a good number […]