Belichick or Buffett? Who would you invest in?

By EVBettor Bill Belichick is far and away the best coach the NFL has seen this century, taking over the New England Patriots in 2000, he has accumulated 225-80 record (including playoffs), for a 74% win percentage and a 59% Against the Spread (“ATS”) record, continually surpassing bookmakers’ expectations.  The next highest team has a 64% win rate (Steelers), as …

Super Bowl Betting Anomaly and How to Take Advantage

By: EVBettor   Sportsbooks love to take advantage of the casual sports bettor and nowhere does that show up more than the biggest betting day of the year, Super Bowl Sunday.  Last season, Super Bowl 50’s estimated Nevada Handle was $120 million to $130 million, which represented 1/4 to 1/3 of all football action Nevada took that season (estimated $320-400 million). A …

Beating the Book: NFL Divisional Round

  Divisional Round matchup perspective from Warren Sharp of Sharp Football Analysis, and Dr. Bob Sports’ EVBettor guests on the roundtable, with Host Gill Alexander. Warren Sharp of Sharp Football Analysis and the Sharp Football Analysis Podcast joins Host Gill Alexander and offers up his thoughts on an array of topics, including whether the new extra point rules in the …

NFL Playoffs: Which team does this remind you of?

By: EVBettor   “History doesn’t repeat, but it often rhymes” – probably not Mark Twain An aphorism that is the basis for ALL investment styles as investors all search for instances where they “have seen that before” and can profit from it.  Whether the scenario is a stock with a wide moat and shareholder friendly management team or a great …

Beating the Book Podcast: NFL Week 13

  Beating The Book: 2016 NFL MegaPod Week 13 Preview Dr. Bob Sports’ EVBettor hangs out once again with the crew, handicapping the NFL’s Week 13 slate of games through quantitative analysis, with Host Gill Alexander. There’s only one original. The NFL’s flagship sports betting podcast series rolls on with Host Gill Alexander, WagerTalk.com’s Marco D’Angelo, and Vegas Runner, this …

Missouri vs Tennessee Analysis – Strong Opinion

With last night’s Best Bet win on Memphis over Cincy, Dr. Bob’s College Best Bets are now 16-8 the last 5 weeks and are solidly profitable for the season.  Dr. Bob has 5 Best Bets and 2 Strong Opinions for Saturday for just $85 NFL Best Bets are 54-42 (56.3%) for the season (39-14 on sides and 15-28 on totals). NFL Strong Opinions …

Positive Expected Value Series: NBA Guru

The Positive Expected Value series will ask questions to those involved in sports analytics, sports investing or people who have experience identifying +EV investments. This week feature’s NBA Guru, NBA analyst at Dr. Bob Sports who has been 60.0% (210-140- 8)  the past two seasons and 56.2% overall (544-432-16).   How did you get into sports handicapping industry? I started betting with my friends at …

Should you continue to ride the Cowboys and Pats?

By: EVBettor With the first half of the NFL season in the books, many bettors are thinking: “If I had just invested in the Cowboys or Pats every week, I’d be rich!” As Shakespeare famously said, ‘Past is prologue’.   The prologue goes something like this: Two historic, public franchises are dominating the NFL and pounding the bookies.  The Dallas Cowboys and …