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Veteran Bias in MLB Umpiring: Hitters

In the previous post we showed that umpires gave more calls to veteran pitchers, although part of this was due to veteran pitchers having better ac...
Sprint Speed, Exit Velocity, and Steamer Projections

Sprint Speed, Exit Velocity, and Steamer Projections

The Steamer projections are the best baseball projections available where it is possible to get years of back historical data. It is possible there...
Veteran Bias in MLB Umpiring: Pitchers

Veteran Bias in MLB Umpiring: Pitchers

With a little kid at home I don't have much time to enjoy televised baseball nowadays, but I used to watch a decent amount of NPB baseball. One of ...

Swinging at the First Pitch: Teams are Finally Catching On

Not all of the increase in offense over the past few years has been due to juiced balls, seam heights, or some other type of conspiracy like undete...
Throwing the Cutter and Beating the Market

Throwing the Cutter and Beating the Market

For those of you hoping to build that game-changing model and get that free money betting the big leagues this year, rest assured there are few ine...

Pitch Sequencing: Breaking Balls ahead in the Count

For most pitchers the breaking ball below the zone but high enough for the hitter to be tempted to swing is by far the best pitch in a 0-2 or 1-2 c...

Football Handicapping

The Greatest Angles Ever - #2: Under Every NFL QB Prop

In 2020 NFL props are an accepted mainstream bet, and if anything, I tend to see more prop picks than full game side/total wagers on the typical to...

The Greatest Angles Ever - #3: Home in the DEL

Those who bet the NHL seriously at all know that the lines are pretty sharp with any large moves mostly due to injury or goalie announcements. Usin...

The Greatest Angles Ever - #4: Under 10.5

As football begins again, sort of, I am reminded of one of the very best football prop angles of all time, first and second half team total under 1...

The Greatest Angles Ever - #5: All Over in Durango

Most of the money I have made has been on dead obvious angles that could have been bet blind every single day if one only knew what the angles were...
The Best Historical Weather Data Site for Sports Betting

The Best Historical Weather Data Site for Sports Betting

As we all know these days, data is power, to the point that it can easily be used to destroy a country or continent. That is beyond the scope of ou...

Does Weather Impact Hot Dog Eating Performance?

No serious hot dog totals handicapper would ignore the impact of weather before placing their bet. The common idea is that hot weather is tough on ...