IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/a/rde/rivdes/201001humphreys.html
   My bibliography  Save this article

Point spread shading and behavioral biases in NBA betting markets

Author

Listed:
  • Brad R. Humphreys

Abstract

Introduction – 1. A Simple model of sports book operation - 2. Data description - 3. Evidence of shading in NBA point spread betting - 4. Discussion and conclusions - References

Suggested Citation

  • Brad R. Humphreys, 2010. "Point spread shading and behavioral biases in NBA betting markets," Rivista di Diritto ed Economia dello Sport, Centro di diritto e business dello Sport, vol. 6(1), pages 13-26, Aprile.
  • Handle: RePEc:rde:rivdes:201001humphreys
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://www.rdes.it/RDES_1_10_Humphreys.pdf
    Download Restriction: no

    References listed on IDEAS

    as
    1. Humphreys, Brad, 2010. "Prices, Point Spreads and Profits: Evidence from the National Football League," Working Papers 2010-5, University of Alberta, Department of Economics.
    Full references (including those not matched with items on IDEAS)

    More about this item

    Keywords

    Sports betting; balanced book model; NBA; point spread;

    JEL classification:

    • L83 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Sports; Gambling; Restaurants; Recreation; Tourism
    • G24 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Investment Banking; Venture Capital; Brokerage
    • D49 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure, Pricing, and Design - - - Other

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:rde:rivdes:201001humphreys. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Raul Caruso). General contact details of provider: http://www.rdes.it/ .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If CitEc recognized a reference but did not link an item in RePEc to it, you can help with this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.