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Unveiling the 'Outlier Hunter': A New Model for Sports Betting Edge

December 11, 2023

Whether you're a seasoned bettor or just starting in the sports betting world, understanding various models can significantly enhance your betting strategy. Today, we're excited to introduce the "Outlier Hunter," a unique model within our app that takes a different approach compared to the well-known Pinnacle model.

What Makes the 'Outlier Hunter' Unique?

The "Outlier Hunter" model deviates from the traditional method of comparing lines solely with Pinnacle Sportsbook. Instead, it focuses on analyzing the betting lines across a wide range of sportsbooks and then calculates the average line. This model specifically hunts for lines that significantly differ from the average, identifying potential value bets or "outliers."

How Does 'Outlier Hunter' Work?

The process is straightforward yet powerful. The model aggregates data from multiple sportsbooks, determining the average betting line for a particular event. It then scans for any lines at individual sportsbooks that substantially deviate from this average. These deviations are considered "outliers" and can often signal a high-value betting opportunity.

Practical Example with Outlier Hunter:

Imagine a scenario in the upcoming NBA game where the average line for a team's victory across various sportsbooks is -130. However, one sportsbook offers odds at -110 for the same outcome. The "Outlier Hunter" model flags this as an outlier, indicating a potentially profitable bet compared to the general market consensus.

Why Choose 'Outlier Hunter'?

This model is particularly useful for bettors who seek to exploit discrepancies in the betting market. By focusing on the average of multiple sportsbooks, "VS Books" provides a broader market perspective, potentially leading to more informed and lucrative betting choices.

The "Outlier Hunter" model represents an innovative approach in sports betting, offering users an edge by highlighting anomalies in the betting market. For those looking to diversify their betting strategies beyond the Pinnacle comparison model, "Outlier Hunter" is a valuable tool in your betting arsenal.