Trend Dummy

Trend Dummy

Trend Dummy (not his real name) is a veteran sports betting writer, who really should be a lot smarter by now. Starting with a betting trends fascination in 1993, Dummy has been chasing trends, patterns, streaks and mathematical anomalies ever since. A serious data miner with real databases and legitimate betting acumen, he sometimes stretches stats to fit a narrative. The data sources are legit, the ‘trends’ are legit – you decide if the trends have handicapping value or not.






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Dec 29, 2019; Baltimore, Maryland, USA;  Baltimore Ravens cornerback Marlon Humphrey (44) during the first quarter against the Pittsburgh Steelers at M&T Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

Week 8 NFL Betting Trends: Steelers Ravens UNDER

UNDER looks like a lock in the Steelers-Ravens battle, the Falcons look like a safe bet on Thursday and KC faces the biggest spread in team history. Get Week 8 NFL betting trends update. Read More

Seahawks Cardinals Pick, SNF Analysis

If you are betting Seattle vs Arizona on Sunday Night, you have to be careful of the half point. Trend Dummy plays the OVER UNDER instead of the point spread here. Read More

Sep 19, 2020; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA;  Syracuse Orange quarterback Rex Culpepper (17) looks to pass  against the Pittsburgh Panthers during the second quarter at Heinz Field. The Panthers won 21-10. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Syracuse betting trends: Clemson beware big dog

Should Clemson seriously be concerned about Syracuse, even as 46.5-point underdogs? Louisville didn't take the Orange seriously 13 years ago as 37.5-point underdogs and look what happened. Read More

Oct 4, 2020; Detroit, Michigan, USA; New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) throws a pass against the Detroit Lio during the second quarter at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

Week 7 Trends: Giants, Saints, 49ers

The Saints continue their unthinkable ATS streak in October, the Giants look like money in the bank on Thursday and the 49ers are unlucky as hell is lucky Week 7. Read More

Aug 25, 2018; Pittsburgh, PA, USA;  Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin (L) and Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Vrabel (R) talk before their game at Heinz Field. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Steelers Titans: Unbeaten = Dog and UNDER?

When unbeaten teams meet later in the season, the underdogs have covered spreads and games have gone UNDER the total. Will history repeat in Pittsburgh vs Tennessee? Read More

Dec 29, 2019; East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA; Philadelphia Eagles running back Miles Sanders (26) runs the ball against the New York Giants in the first half at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

NFL Week 7 Opening Odds Report

The Jets are a historic home underdog and the Bills are historic road favorites (sort of). See NFL Week 7 opening odds report. Read More

Dec 1, 2019; Pittsburgh, PA, USA;  Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (13) runs a route against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the fourth quarter at Heinz Field. Mandatory Credit: Philip G. Pavely-USA TODAY Sports

Week 6 NFL Betting Trends

Trend Dummy finds angles favoring the Ravens over the Eagles, but good luck with some of the terrible matchups in Week 6 betting trends land. Read More

Oct 6, 2019; Nashville, TN, USA; Tennessee Titans kicker Cairo Santos (7) misses his first of two field goals during the first half against the Buffalo Bills at Nissan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Bills vs Titans Pick, Analysis

The point spread in the Buffalo Tennessee matchup scares the hell out of us. We like the OVER UNDER play a lot better and here's why. Read More

NFL Notebook: Ravens QB situation gets a little cloudier

Bengals vs Ravens Pick, Lamar vs Burrow

It's the reigning NFL MVP against the No. 1 overall pick in the draft as Lamar Jackson's Ravens face Joe Burrow's Bengals. Can you say back-door cover? Read More

Sep 27, 2020; Denver, Colorado, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) throws a touchdown pass in the first quarter against the Denver Broncos at Empower Field at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Week 5 NFL Betting Trends: Fade Tampa, Bet OVER?

OVERs continue to hit, Thursday Night could be more of the same and the Saints own a 17-1 ATS trend - check out Week 5 NFL betting trends from Trend Dummy. Read More