Posts tagged ‘Odds’

Most Bet College Basketball Futures for 2020 – 2021 Season

November 26, 2020

College basketball kind of snuck up on everybody because of the uncertainty of any sporting event during Covid. But tip off day was yesterday and there was plenty of action on the board. There were also a lot of cancellations because of the virus. The season will move forward, much like football has, with 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 […]

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 […]

Odds Where Theo Epstein Will Go Next

November 20, 2020

The baseball architect that built championships in Boston and for the Chicago Cubs is unemployed. Theo Epstein stepped down from the position with the Chicago Cubs earlier this month after a nine year stint. Epstein was able to bring a World Series to the longest suffering fans in sports, the Cubs of Chicago, after a […]

Could the Cowboys be the Worst ATS Team Ever?

November 19, 2020

Week 11 of the NFL season is approaching and the Dallas Cowboys have played nine games. They have a 2-7 record, which is good for last place in the pitiful NFC East division. Even those of us who are not into sports betting trends as a way to make a living are well aware that […]

Odds to be South Carolinas Next Head Coach

November 17, 2020

For anyone who bet on South Carolina vs Ole’ Miss this past weekend, you had to have felt some small justice in the world was done when the Gamecocks fired Head Coach Will Muschamp after the weekend was over. South Carolina hung in there for much of the game and was only down by three […]

Updated Heisman Trophy Odds Entering Week 11

November 12, 2020

College football season is entering its final stretch believe it or not. Teams typically have four games left in their regular season. Then the conference championship games will be played. Heisman Trophy candidates can be whittled down to just six players at this point. And the overall leader to win the award has only played […]

What is Up with the Virginia Tech vs Miami Line?

November 10, 2020

The line for this game seems like it comes from an alternate universe. Somehow, the #9 ranked (6-1) Miami Hurricanes are underdogs against the unranked 4-3 Virginia Tech Hokies. A Virginia Tech team mind you that just lost at home to the Liberty Flames. I am not knocking Liberty U. They have built a solid […]

NFL Week 10 Opening Point Spreads and Analysis

November 9, 2020

As many of our readers know, one way which we handicap the games here at SBA is by creating our own point spread before looking at the official number. This helps us exploit weak lines early. Last week, many of our lines for NFL week 9 were actually much more accurate than the official betting […]