Pittsburgh Steelers

Week 15 NFL Trends: A Patriots Sample Size Error

by John Ewing • December 12, 2017

It’s Week 15 and the slate is chock-full of must-watch games including Patriots-Steelers and Seahawks-Rams. To get you ready for another NFL weekend here are some trends to know. 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 […]


Who is the most profitable QB to play in Paul Brown Stadium?

by John Ewing • December 4, 2017

Do you like trivia? If so, you’re probably a fan of Jeopardy! or playing HQ – a new live mobile trivia game. Here’s a question Alex Trebek probably won’t ask but could stump the locals at your weekly bar trivia night. Who is the most profitable QB to play in Paul Brown Stadium? Your first […]


Brett Hundley is no Aaron Rodgers, bet the Packers anyways

by John Ewing • November 22, 2017

Brett Hundley is no Aaron Rodgers, there we said it. Green Bay is 1-4 without their star quarterback (including the game he got hurt) and have struggled to score. The Packers are averaging 13.4 points per game with Hundley who ranks 34th among quarterbacks in passer rating (63.1) the last five weeks and has committed eight […]


Steelers are Super Bowl favorites heading into Week 10

by John Ewing • November 7, 2017

Look at any sportsbook, the Patriots are the favorites to win the Lombardi Trophy (5Dimes +425, BetOnline +200, Bookmakers +400). Yet, by our model, the Steelers are Super Bowl favorites heading into Week 10. What gives? Pittsburgh has a commanding 2.5-game lead in the AFC North. Ben Roethlisberger, Le’Veon Bell and Antonio Brown are 94.4% […]


Steelers-Colts is a trap game, for squares

by John Ewing • November 7, 2017

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 and explore data-driven betting systems. Each week we will provide a betting trend for the most interesting NFL games. Some trends will be team […]


2017 NFL Simulations (Week 4 Update)

by John Ewing • October 3, 2017

Raise your hand if you projected the Patriots and Jets to have the same record after four games. No one? At the quarter point in the season the standings look strange. The Bills, Jags, Lions, Panthers and Rams are all surprisingly at the top of their respective divisions. It is important to not overreact to […]


2017 NFL Super Bowl Value Bets (Week 2 Update)

by John Ewing • September 20, 2017

Two weeks into the season and eight teams are a perfect 2-0 but only a pair are worth betting to win the Super Bowl. To determine if a team has value we look at what their current odds are to win the title at BetOnline and compare that to our projected odds that they win […]


Trend of the Week: Browns vs Steelers

by John Ewing • September 6, 2017

Context Pittsburgh will begin its 2017 season on the road in Cleveland. The Steelers are Super Bowl contenders and the Browns are vying to not be the worst team in the NFL. The Killer B’s opened as 9-point favorites over the downtrodden Browns. Should you bet the team with title aspirations or the perennial cellar […]


How to bet the 2017 AFC North

by John Ewing • August 30, 2017

Want to know how to bet the AFC North? Here is a look at each team’s division odds, win total, and odds to make the playoffs and win the Super Bowl. Our projections are based on 10,000 simulations of the 2017 NFL season using team statistics and adjusting for Strength of Schedule. Division Odds  There […]


Is it smart to fade a rookie quarterback in Week 1?

by John Ewing • August 30, 2017

The Cleveland Browns will start rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer in the season opener vs. the Pittsburgh Steelers. Less than 40% of spread bets are on the Browns +8 in the first game of the season. Is it smart to fade a rookie quarterback in Week 1? This is the tenth straight year that a rookie […]