Houston Rockets

Rockets favored to land Carmelo

by John Ewing • July 24, 2017

Where will Carmelo Anthony be traded? The Knicks have been trying to make a deal for months but the better question might be, where does Melo want to play? The nine-time All-Star has all the power with his no-trade clause. Per reports, the 14-year veteran wants to go to Houston. Where will Carmelo play in […]


How have the NBA title odds changed since the start free agency?

by John Ewing • July 6, 2017

NBA free agency is ongoing but some of the league’s biggest stars have already changed teams. How have the NBA title odds changed since the start free agency? The Timberwolves odds were cut in half after acquiring Jimmy Butler from the Chicago Bulls. Minnesota went from 100/1 to 50/1, tied 8th best in the league. […]


After a night of bombing triples should you bet or fade the Rockets?

by John Ewing • May 8, 2017

The Houston Rockets made easy work of the San Antonio Spurs to even their series 2-2 on Sunday. James Harden led the way with 28 points and Houston used hot shooting from behind the arc to win 125-104. After a night of bombing triples should you bet or fade the Rockets? Houston has been incredible […]


The Spurs are favored after the blowout, which is good for bettors

by John Ewing • May 3, 2017

The Houston Rockets shocked the San Antonio Spurs in Game 1 winning 126-99. The 27-point margin was the worst home loss for San Antonio in its playoff history. After the surprising result can Gregg Popovich’s team rebound? The Spurs are favored after the blowout, which is good for bettors. In the regular season, teams that […]


How do teams perform after blowouts in the NBA Playoffs?

by John Ewing • April 19, 2017

In Game 1 of their First Round series the Houston Rockets routed the Oklahoma City Thunder 118-87. The best-of-seven Western Conference series continues tonight. How do teams perform after blowouts in the NBA Playoffs? For a baseline, teams that lost by 20 or more points in the regular season went 1035-1041 (49.9%) ATS in their […]


Crowdsourced NBA Championship Value Bets

by John Ewing • April 13, 2017

There are 16 teams with the same goal, to win the NBA championship. The playoffs start Saturday, which squads have value to win the title and hang a banner from the rafters? To answer that question we crowdsourced four projection systems to create the ultimate NBA Playoff projection. To determine if a team has value […]


NBA Betting Review 3.2.17

by John Ewing • March 2, 2017

With so much amazing happening it is hard to keep up with the NBA. In case you missed it, here is a recap of all the betting action. Betting Trends (2/23 to 3/2) Favorites went 25-31 (44.6%) ATS Road teams went 30-26 (53.6%) ATS Unders went 39-17 (69.6%) Teams with winning records went 21-26 (44.7%) […]


Which NBA teams have surprised/disappointed at the All-Star break?

by John Ewing • February 20, 2017

Before the season began, sportsbook Paddy Power offered odds on whether each team would make or miss the playoffs. Based on these odds, which NBA teams have surprised/disappointed at the All-Star break? Using the “make playoff” lines we got the following projected postseason: If the playoffs started today, all of the Eastern conference teams that […]