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There is only one way to bet Duke-Michigan State and Kansas-Kentucky

by John Ewing • November 14, 2017

College basketball has been back in our lives since last Friday but the official start to the season is tonight with a marquee doubleheader in Chicago at the United Center. Top ranked Duke plays No. 2 Michigan State and No. 4 Kansas squares off against No. 7 Kentucky in the Champions Classic. Oddsmakers opened Duke […]

2017 Elite Eight Betting Trends

by John Ewing • March 25, 2017

Just one game separates teams from the Final Four. Here are a few betting trends to know before the start of the Elite Eight. There is incredible power in understanding how teams, players, leagues and markets have reacted to various scenarios. Using Bet Labs massive database of proprietary sports betting information you can easily build […]

Elite Eight Lookahead Lines and teams the bookmakers are undervaluing

by John Ewing • March 22, 2017

The Sweet 16 hasn’t even tipped yet but we can lookahead to potential Elite Eight matchups. 5Dimes has posted moneylines for every possible Elite Eight game. Which teams are the bookmakers undervaluing? Yesterday we updated our Sweet 16 Power Rankings by simulating every team against all other remaining tournament squads. By converting the likelihood of […]

Trend of the Week: No. 2 Kentucky vs. No. 3 UCLA

by John Ewing • March 22, 2017

Context March Madness is the best time of year to bet against the public. Teams getting less than 40% of spread bets have gone 19-9 against-the-spread already in this year’s NCAA tournament. One of the most anticipated games in the Sweet 16 is No. 2 Kentucky vs. No. 3 UCLA. Which side is the public […]

Which team’s odds have improved the most heading into the Sweet 16?

by John Ewing • March 20, 2017

The Sweet 16 is set. The bookmakers have updated each team’s odds of winning the national championship. Which team’s odds have improved the most heading into the Sweet 16? Based on “true” odds, that are the implied probability when you remove the juice from the betting lines, Kansas’ chance of cutting down the nets has […]

2017 SEC Tournament Simulation

by John Ewing • March 7, 2017

It is Championship Week and every major conference tournament is about to tip off. With automatic bids to the NCAA tournament on the line we have simulated each conference tournament 10,000 times using the Bracket Simulator to determine the most likely winner(s).  When: March 8-12th Where: Nashville, TN The automatic bid goes to: Florida (41.2%) […]

Bracket Simulation 1.25.17

by John Ewing • January 25, 2017

March Madness has come early. No. 1 Villanova, No. 2 Kansas and No. 4 Kentucky all were “upset” (KU was an underdog to West Virginia) last night. It is only the second time in the last 20 years that three of the top four teams lost on the same day per ESPN Stats and Information. […]