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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Feb 1, 2020; Miami Gardens, Florida, USA; General overall view of NFL golden shield logo at the NFL Honors show at the Adrienne Arsht Center. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Super Bowl Coin Toss Odds Should Not Be 50-50

The Super Bowl coin toss is definitely not a 50-50 proposition. Just look at the facts and win your wagers on Super Bowl 55. Read More

Nov 29, 2020; Tampa, Florida, USA; Kansas City Chiefs running back Le'Veon Bell (26) runs the ball against Tampa Bay Buccaneers inside linebacker Devin White (45) during the first half at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Super Bowl 55 Betting Trends: Kansas City vs Tampa Bay

Tampa has been in this underdog situation four times and won outright every time. Does that bother KC bettors as Super Bowl 55 betting trends loom? Read More

Jan 3, 2021; Tampa, Florida, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) drops back against the Atlanta Falcons during the second half at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

NFL Conference Championship Betting Trends

NFL title game trends have shown a distinct lean to home teams in recent years. See why Kansas City and Green Bay odds might be juicy right now. Read More

Dec 27, 2020; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) runs the ball against the Atlanta Falcons in the second half at Arrowhead Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

Home Teams Favored in Conference Odds

What are the biggest factors on the conference championship odds menu? Patrick Mahomes baseline concussion test and Wisconsin weather forecast. Read More

Nov 8, 2020; Tampa, Florida, USA; New Orleans Saints wide receiver Marquez Callaway (12) is tackled by inside linebacker Devin White (45) defends in the first quarter of a NFL game at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

NFL Divisional Playoff Betting Trends

Trend Dummy is back with hours of NFL database mining nuggets, arming you with NFL divisional playoff betting trends galore. Read More

Jan 3, 2021; Cleveland, Ohio, USA; Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) runs the ball as Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Chris Wormley (95) moves in for the tackle during the fourth quarter at FirstEnergy Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Scott Galvin-USA TODAY Sports

NFL Wild Card Betting Trends

Playoff betting is a whole new level of football handicapping and finding NFL Wild Card betting trends that matter will help. Check it out. Read More

Aug 17, 2020; Berea, Ohio, USA;  Cleveland Browns offensive tackle Jedrick Wills Jr. (71) works on his footwork during training camp at the Cleveland Browns training facility. Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

Week 17 NFL Betting Trends

Week 17 is the trickiest week for handicapping the NFL. Trend Dummy explains why and shows which trends and angles are meaningful. Read More

Dec 20, 2020; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) at the line against the New Orleans Saints during the second half at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

Week 16 NFL Betting Trends

Database diver Trend Dummy finds dozens of interesting Week 16 betting trends to consider. Check out the angles and streaks now. Read More

Nov 24, 2019; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Sam Hubbard (94) during the fourth quarter against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joe Maiorana-USA TODAY Sports

Week 15 NFL Betting Trends

The Steelers are double digit road favorites again, the Rams face the biggest spread in 20 season and the Jets and Bengals get zero respect again. See Week 15 NFL trends. Read More

Dec 22, 2019; Miami Gardens, Florida, USA; Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Zach Sieler (92) celebrates after sacking Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton (14) during the first half at Hard Rock Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Week 14 NFL Betting Trends

Week 14 betting trends show some money-making dog trends and some unmistakable OVER trends. See Trend Dummy's deep database dive. Read More