Posts tagged ‘point spreads’

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 Opening Lines – Analysis – Early Picks

November 16, 2020

Every Monday morning we take a look at the schedule for the upcoming late of games. We kick around some lines in the office and settle on what our lines would be if we were running a sportsbook. We then compare them to the actual lines and make some early picks based on the contrasting […]

NFL Week 9 Opening Lines – Analysis & Early Picks

November 3, 2020

There is a lot of hub bub on every betting site today about the Presidential election. We say F that. Let’s stick to sports. In this article we are going to go over what the opening NFL lines are and we are going to post the lines that we came up with before the actual […]

NFL Week 8 Public Betting Report

October 31, 2020

Believe it or not the NFL season is almost half over. The playoff picture has been shaping up for some time now. But technically every team is still in it. Below you can find the public betting numbers which will let you know what people are betting. Many folks like to use this information when […]

Trevor Lawrence Out with Covid – Point Spread Tumbles

October 30, 2020

Late Thursday night it was revealed that Trevor Lawrence, Clemson’s starting QB and the overall favorite to win the Heisman trophy, tested positive for Covid. The point spread was immediately taken off the board. Coach Dabo Sweeney posted “Trevor has authorized us this evening to announce that he has tested positive for COVID-19 and is […]

NFL Week 6 Opening Point Spreads

October 10, 2020

The season is humming along despite the occasional hiccup caused by the infamous virus. We are already approaching week 6 of the NFL in 2020 whereas just two months ago many in this nation doubted there would even be a season. It’s pretty obvious which teams are the best from the start. Kansas City is […]

Four Football Game Spreads That Are Off and Should be Bet

October 9, 2020

One method of handicapping we do here at SBA is that we look at the upcoming games and assign our own point spreads before we ever look at the national lines. This really helps us narrow down what games we will be playing this weekend. In this article we want to share four games that […]

NFL Week 4 Opening Lines

September 28, 2020

What an exciting weekend of football. We have all gotten used to no fans in the stands and the cameramen keep a nice tight shot of the field anyway. The TV producers pump just enough fake crowd noise in to where your brain gets tricked a little and its not 2020 anymore. The Falcons blowing […]

AFC West Point Spreads 2020

April 18, 2020

It is true that the NFL regular season is still five months away and that the NFL draft hasn’t happened yet. But there are still point spreads available for the games, as they match-up, right now. You can lock in bets on games that are five, six or seven months into the future with something […]