Favorite vs. Underdog

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Home/Away x Favorite/Underdog

Since I had previously performed an analysis to determine whether there was a significant difference in the frequency with which home teams and away teams beat the spread, and had also performed an analysis to determine whether there was a significant difference in the frequency with which favorites and underdogs beat the spread, it only seems natural that I would… Read more →

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Who Beats the Spread More Often, Underdogs or Favorites?

After looking at the difference in mean WATS (Wins Against The Spread) between home and away teams, and discovering a statistically significant discrepancy, I decided my next analysis would look to see if there was a similar discrepancy between the mean WATS of favorites and underdogs. What would a sizable difference in mean WATS signify here? If favorites were able… Read more →