This tool uses past game results to predict future results. The assumption is that specific situations that have historically delivered winning results will deliver winning results when the situation arises again in the future.
On the Top Trends page you will see information like:
CBB | (725) KENT ST @ (726) BUFFALO | 02/19/2008 7:00 PM
Play ON KENT ST using the money line in All games as a favorite
Record: 42-6 for the last three seasons (+31.55 units)
And this is what it all means:
CBB = abbreviation for the sport type, in this case, College Basket Ball.
(725) KENT ST @ (726) BUFFALO = The teams and their Nevada rotation numbers.
Play ON KENT ST using the money line in All games as a favorite = the betting advice given.
Record: 42-6 for the last three seasons = the record over the last three seasons that quantifies the advice given.
(+31.55 units) = this is the calculated units of profit had the player wagered one unit on every game in the particular trend, for eg. if I bet $1 on Kent State on the money line in every game where Kent State was the favorite over the last three seasons, I would have made a profit of $31.55.
Note: Sometimes a negative figure may be listed for the units of profit. In these cases, the advice is to play against a team that has displayed a consistently bad record hsitorically for the particular trend.
The power rating system is based on recent game results and can be used to compare the relative strength of the two teams involved. A power line is calculated using both teams ratings and home field advantage. Where the power line differs significantly from the current line, the team with the edge is indicated.