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Sports Betting As a New Asset Class

Sports betting as a new asset class: Can a sports trader beat hedge fund managers from 2010- 2016? By VW Staff on June 14, 2016 11:15 pm in Business Sports betting as a new asset class: Can a sports trader beat hedge fund managers from 2010- 2016? The authors investigate whether sports traders who systematically […]

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The essential guide to predictive college football rankings

The essential guide to predictive college football rankings How do you determine the best team in college football? Which four teams should make the playoffs? College football rankings can help you answer these questions, but only if you find the right ones. With a good ranking, a higher ranked teams should more often than not […]

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Wall Street Firm Uses Algorithms to Make Sports Betting Like Trading

The wood-accented sports book at new Vegas casino M Resort resembles a cross between an upscale sports bar and a midtier accounting firm. Photo: Brian Finke It’s a sweltering August evening in Las Vegas, but it’s cool inside the sports-wagering emporium at the M Resort Spa and Casino. On one of the dozens of TVs around the […]

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2017 NFL COACHING CHANGES, WHAT SPORTS INVESTORS NEED TO KNOW

A well-run NFL organization shares many of the successful traits used by a Fortune 500 company. Both industries contain mission statements, talent acquisitions and thorough analysis of the competition. And just like Apple’s stock price was affected by Tim Cook replacing Steve Jobs, the power ranking valuation of an NFL team can change – sometimes […]

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REVENGE OF THE SQUARE

  It’s like a nightmare scene from a movie, except in this case, sportsbook directors have lead roles, restlessly rolling around in bed while repeating in sleepy horror: “Favorite and Over. Favorite and Over. Favorite and Over.” In Hollywood, the actors would wake up and realize it was all just a bad dream. But a […]

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Sports Investing Looking More and More Like Wall Street

Your March Madness office pool is like the Charles Schwab of sports betting. Beyond those hastily chosen brackets, there’s an entire cottage industry of sports betting that’s increasingly resembling Wall Street. In 2016, total sports wagers in Nevada were $4.5 billion, according to the Nevada Gaming Control Board. With that much at stake, gamblers are […]

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THIS SIMPLE MLB INTERLEAGUE STRATEGY COULD BE THE BEST KEPT SECRET IN BASEBALL BETTING

  Say what you want about MLB interleague play, it could be the best kept baseball betting secret around. The annual matchups between American and National League teams have produced an incredible return on investment if you simply took the Junior Circuit (AL) to beat the Senior Circuit (NL) each and every time out over […]

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How To Handicap Baseball Betting Odds

Handicapping Major League Baseball begins with starting pitchers but there are other factors baseball bettors must consider when placing their wagers on the diamond. Photo By – USA Today Images Baseball betting provides more investment opportunities than any other professional sport. NFL teams only play 16 regular season games, while NBA and NHL teams play […]

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⚾ How to win MLB totals

While fading the public on MLB money line wagers has proven to be a profitable strategy, the same cannot be said for fading the public on MLB totals. The main reason for this is books usually have lower betting limits on totals, so while the ticket count might be similar to the money line wagers, […]

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