Stranger Things 2: Will public crush again?

by John Ewing • October 27, 2017

You may now enter The Upside Down. If you are a fan of the nostalgia-driven thriller, you’ve likely started to binge watch Stranger Things 2. The series focuses on a group of kids in the 1980s Indiana trying to solve a mystery involving a girl with super powers, secret government agencies and a monster from […]

Trend of the Week: Cubs at Orioles

by John Ewing • July 12, 2017

Context The Chicago Cubs (43-45) will begin the second half on the road against the Baltimore Orioles (42-46). Both clubs are in need of a fast start after the All-Star break if they are to contend for their respective divisions down the stretch. When baseball resumes Friday, where is the value in the Orioles vs. […]

Predicting the 2017 NFL Season: Record in Close Games

by John Ewing • July 10, 2017

We have simulated the 2017 NFL season 10,000 times to determine the division winners, playoff participants and the most likely Super Bowl champion. How do our projections compare to three stats (Pythagorean wins, record in close games and turnover differential) that can be useful in predicting which teams will improve and decline this fall? Last […]

After his bad game, can LeBron and the Cavs bounce back?

by John Ewing • May 23, 2017

LeBron James had a bad Game 3 against the Celtics. Boston was able to overcome a 21-point deficit thanks in part to the Cavs star scoring just three points in the second half on 1-of-9 shooting. After his bad game, can LeBron and the Cavs bounce back? In Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals […]

2017 NBA Playoffs Game 7 Betting Trends

by John Ewing • May 15, 2017

Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals between the Boston Celtics and Washington Wizards tips tonight. The Wizards have the momentum after forcing the winner-take-all showdown with a late three pointer in Game 6 but the Celtics have home court advantage. Which team is the better bet? Here are betting trends for Game 7 of […]

2017 Masters Prop Bets

by John Ewing • April 5, 2017

Tee-up and let it rip. The first major championship of the golf season starts tomorrow. Dustin Johnson (+560), Rory McIlroy (+690) and Jordan Spieth (+725) are the favorites. If win bets aren’t your bag there are a slew of prop bets available for the Masters. Here are a few fun ones to wager on. Prop […]

Is Chasing Steam A Good Strategy in MLB?

by Travis Reed • March 30, 2017

A sharp player who is a known winner bets five figures on an MLB game.  Wouldn’t you like to tail this guy?  That’s the thought process for chasing steam.  When a big player, or more commonly a syndicate, that is respected by the sportsbook places one of these bets, they are usually quick to move […]

Introducing the Starter Membership

by Travis Reed • February 14, 2017

We are excited to announce the arrival of a new membership.  The Starter membership is a great way for bettors of all bankroll sizes to utilize the power of Bet Labs. The Details The Starter membership will be $49 per month.  This is the lowest price for any membership we have ever had.  Starter members will […]

MVP Regression

by John Ewing • February 14, 2017

Matt Ryan won the NFL’s Most Valuable Player award after an outstanding season that saw the Atlanta Falcons go 11-5 and earn the No. 2 seed in the NFC. Ryan posted career highs in completion percentage (69.9), passing yards (4,944), touchdowns (38) and threw a career-low seven interceptions. After a breakout campaign the NFL’s MVP […]

Zags chasing ATS history

by John Ewing • February 13, 2017

Gonzaga is the No. 1 team in our Power Rankings and is the last unbeaten team in DI basketball. In addition to hunting a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament, the Bulldogs are also chasing against-the-spread history. The Zags are 18-4 ATS, +$1,273 this season, can they finish the year as the most profitable […]