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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    College Football Win Total Best Bets

    College Football Win Total Best Bets: After going back through the coaching changes, the Stability Scores, the transitional systems, the recruiting rankings, and playing out...

    NFL Betting Systems Based on Last Year’s Wins and Losses

    Steve Makinen studies wins and losses from the 2023 NFL season to predict which teams will fare better or worse in 2024.

    MLB Top Plays Based on Betting Splits, Power Ratings and Trends (July 22)

    Today's MLB Betting Trends: The following MLB betting trends are a collection of analytical data, betting systems and strength ratings featured on VSiN and qualified...

    College Football 2024 Power Ratings Projections

    College Football 2024 Power Ratings Projections: Over the past month, I’ve collected the key information to compile my college football power ratings for the 2024...

    MLB Top Plays Based on Betting Splits, Power Ratings and Trends (July 21)

    Today's MLB Betting Trends: The following MLB betting trends are a collection of analytical data, betting systems and strength ratings featured on VSiN and qualified...

    MLB Top Plays Based on Betting Splits, Power Ratings and Trends (July 20)

    Today's MLB Betting Trends The following MLB betting trends are a collection of analytical data, betting systems and strength ratings featured on VSiN and qualified...