Notes From The Sports Nerds

NFL Betting: Key Numbers for NFL Teasers

NFL teasers let you move the point spread to a better number — for a price. We examine key numbers to target and avoid in teaser betting.

NFL Week 5 Betting Recap: Point Spread, Over/Under Results & Analysis (2020)

Several fourth down swings impacted Week 5 ATS results, while the NFL betting market has weighed in on the value of Dak Prescott's injury.

How TeamRankings Is Handling NFL Game Postponements In 2020

The 2020 NFL schedule could become more volatile in the coming weeks because of coronavirus. Here's our plan to handle what could happen.

NFL Betting: Passing Yard Prop Bets, Game Totals and Point Spreads

NFL passing prop bets can be confusing. We discuss how to put some expectations into context, using point spread and over/under data.

NFL Week 4 Betting Recap: Point Spread, Over/Under Results & Analysis (2020)

Coming out of Week 4, Dallas's bad fumble luck has been a curse so far, while NFL bettors should take note of the Indianapolis defense.

NFL Betting: ATS Performance Of West Coast Teams Going East (Travel Impact)

In NFL Week 4, three West Coast teams travel East for early Sunday games. Does this travel impact performance against the point spread?

NFL Betting: Do Home Teams Have An Edge In Thursday Night Football?

Thursday night NFL games are played on short rest, and some pundits claim home teams have an advantage. Should bettors trust that theory?

NFL Week 3 Betting Recap: Point Spread, Over/Under Results & Analysis (2020)

After a high-scoring Week 3, are the Bears the worst 3-0 team in history? Plus, one scary stat about the Titans every NFL bettor should know.

NFL Betting: How Much Are Injuries To Star Running Backs Really Worth?

NFL stat geeks like to say that running backs are overvalued. But from a betting perspective, what's happened when star RB's get injured?

NFL Betting: Is It Time To Jump On The Jacksonville Bandwagon?

The Jacksonville Jaguars are an early surprise in 2020 and are now a very popular Week 3 pick. Should NFL bettors jump on this train?