Results Based on Opening Point Spread

Opening Favorite of 1-2.5
Movement # Games Opening Fav Record Cover %
3+ toward the Opening Favorite 15 6-8-1 42.9%
2 or 2.5 toward the Opening Favorite 48 19-28-1 40.4%
.5 to 1.5 toward the Opening Favorite 309 143-161-5 47.0%
Closing line is the same as the opening line 103 53-50-0 51.5%
.5 to 1.5 toward the Opening Underdog 153 75-78-0 49.0%
2 or 2.5 toward the Opening Underdog 58 33-25-0 56.9%
3+ toward the Opening Underdog 188 86-99-3 46.5%
Total 874 415-449-10 48.0%
Opening Favorite of 3-6.5
Movement # Games Opening Fav Record Cover %
3+ toward the Opening Favorite 114 51-61-2 45.5%
2 or 2.5 toward the Opening Favorite 182 86-92-4 48.3%
.5 to 1.5 toward the Opening Favorite 615 287-318-10 47.4%
Closing line is the same as the opening line 391 186-194-11 48.9%
.5 to 1.5 toward the Opening Underdog 754 370-371-13 49.9%
2 or 2.5 toward the Opening Underdog 231 123-102-6 54.7%
3+ toward the Opening Underdog 147 73-70-4 51.0%
Total 2434 1176-1208-50 49.3%
Opening Favorite of 7-9.5
Movement # Games Opening Fav Record Cover %
3+ toward the Opening Favorite 81 48-31-2 60.8%
2 or 2.5 toward the Opening Favorite 117 59-56-2 51.3%
.5 to 1.5 toward the Opening Favorite 280 133-142-5 48.4%
Closing line is the same as the opening line 208 99-103-6 49.0%
.5 to 1.5 toward the Opening Underdog 430 206-216-8 48.8%
2 or 2.5 toward the Opening Underdog 153 62-87-4 41.6%
3+ toward the Opening Underdog 84 39-43-2 47.6%
Total 1353 646-678-29 48.8%
Opening Favorite of 10-13.5
Movement # Games Opening Fav Record Cover %
3+ toward the Opening Favorite 122 65-55-2 54.2%
2 or 2.5 toward the Opening Favorite 114 51-62-1 45.1%
.5 to 1.5 toward the Opening Favorite 360 180-178-2 50.3%
Closing line is the same as the opening line 143 65-76-2 46.1%
.5 to 1.5 toward the Opening Underdog 349 183-163-3 52.9%
2 or 2.5 toward the Opening Underdog 130 66-64-0 50.8%
3+ toward the Opening Underdog 152 67-82-3 45.0%
Total 1370 677-680-13 49.9%
Opening Favorite of 14-20.5
Movement # Games Opening Fav Record Cover %
3+ toward the Opening Favorite 189 90-97-2 48.1%
2 or 2.5 toward the Opening Favorite 190 101-88-1 53.4%
.5 to 1.5 toward the Opening Favorite 430 224-200-6 52.8%
Closing line is the same as the opening line 215 109-101-5 51.9%
.5 to 1.5 toward the Opening Underdog 402 228-169-5 57.4%
2 or 2.5 toward the Opening Underdog 125 53-69-3 43.4%
3+ toward the Opening Underdog 124 57-66-1 46.3%
Total 1675 862-790-23 52.2%
Opening Favorite of 21-27.5
Movement # Games Opening Fav Record Cover %
3+ toward the Opening Favorite 136 66-67-3 49.6%
2 or 2.5 toward the Opening Favorite 137 70-65-2 51.9%
.5 to 1.5 toward the Opening Favorite 255 140-113-2 55.3%
Closing line is the same as the opening line 139 74-62-3 54.4%
.5 to 1.5 toward the Opening Underdog 172 87-83-2 51.2%
2 or 2.5 toward the Opening Underdog 77 45-31-1 59.2%
3+ toward the Opening Underdog 62 27-34-1 44.3%
Total 978 509-455-14 52.8%
Opening Favorite of 28+
Movement # Games Opening Fav Record Cover %
3+ toward the Opening Favorite 116 56-58-2 49.1%
2 or 2.5 toward the Opening Favorite 83 33-50-0 39.8%
.5 to 1.5 toward the Opening Favorite 217 97-116-4 45.5%
Closing line is the same as the opening line 232 119-106-7 52.9%
.5 to 1.5 toward the Opening Underdog 212 114-96-2 54.3%
2 or 2.5 toward the Opening Underdog 70 28-42-0 40.0%
3+ toward the Opening Underdog 49 17-32-0 34.7%
Total 979 464-500-15 48.1%