Steve Makinen

    As one of the original founders of StatFox, Steve Makinen has been in the business of sports betting and data analysis for almost 25 years now. In his time in the industry, Steve has worked in a variety of capacities on both sides of the betting counter, from his early days of developing the StatFox business, to almost a decade of oddsmaking consulting for one of the world's leading sportsbooks, to his last seven years as Point Spread Weekly and Analytics Director with VSiN. Steve has always believed that number crunching and handicapping through foundational trends and systems is the secret to success and he shares this data with VSiN readers on a daily basis for all of the major sports.

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    NBA Betting Trends for Team Schedules

    NBA Team Schedules Provide Betting Opportunities Coming off what was a forgettable All-Star weekend for the league, the NBA players get back to work on...

    College Basketball Ranked Team Betting Trends

    Betting Trends for Ranked College Hoops Teams As a bettor myself, I am always looking for the best information I can find on the games...

    Daytona 500 Betting Preview for Monday’s rain-delayed race

    Daytona 500 Betting Preview With one Super Bowl having concluded a season on Sunday, another sport runs its own “Super Bowl of Stock Car Racing”...

    College Basketball Betting Splits Handicapping Concepts

    How to Use College Basketball Betting Splits Over the last year or so, I have habitually studied the DraftKings Betting Splits data on VSiN for...

    How to turn a profit by using our College Football Betting Splits feature at VSiN.com

    Bet Systems: Steve Makinen explains how to use the data on our Betting Splits feature at VSiN.com.

    Super Bowl 58 Simulation and Player Prop Projections from Steve Makinen

    Super Bowl 58 simulation Super Bowl Sunday, and the whole two-week leadup for that matter, has become widely known as a time period to take...