NBA eliminates 4 games in 5 nights and that sucks for bettors!

by John Ewing • August 16, 2017

The NBA released its schedule for upcoming 2017-18 season. The league made it a priority to give players more days of rest between games. By starting the season a week early the NBA was able to eliminate four games in five nights and that sucks for bettors! For the first time in league history no […]

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 […]

After Summer League MPV, Lonzo Ball favorite to win Rookie of the Year

by John Ewing • July 18, 2017

The oddsmakers at Bovada just released updated odds for the NBA Rookie of the Year award. After winning the Summer League MVP, Lonzo Ball is the favorite. The Los Angeles Lakers’ second overall pick took home the Most Value Player award in the NBA’s Las Vegas Summer League after averaging 16.3 points, 9.3 assists and […]

Do Small Spreads Matter in NBA Games?

by Travis Reed • June 7, 2017

After two blowouts in Games 1 and 2 of the NBA Finals, the series moves to Cleveland for Game 3.  The Warriors are currently 3.5-point favorites despite home field advantage for the Cavaliers.  With a relatively small spread, many bettors may forego taking the Cavs on the spread and just go for the higher payout […]

Don’t Fade the Public in Game 82

by John Ewing • April 12, 2017

One of the best betting strategies in sports is fading the public. Find the team the casual gambler is backing and take the other side. Here are the results of all regular season games since 2005 by betting percentage. As you can see, being on the same side as the public has been a losing […]

We are running out of time for a NBA coach to be fired

by John Ewing • April 10, 2017

There are just three days left in the regular season and we are running out of time for a NBA coach to be fired. Will a coach get canned before the season ends? At least one NBA coach has been fired in each of the last 45 years. The last time, per ESPN, that the […]

Westbrook’s Triple Doubles are Legit and Profitable

by John Ewing • April 5, 2017

Russell Westbrook made history Tuesday night by recording his 41st triple-double of the season in a 110-79 win over the Milwaukee Bucks. Westbrook tied Oscar Robertson’s single-season mark and has five games remaining to set a new NBA record. Westbrook is now a 5/7 favorite to win the NBA MVP per (James Harden is […]

The Cavs Without Love

by John Ewing • February 14, 2017

Kevin Love had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee and is expected to be out of the lineup for up to six weeks. Without one of their Big Three, how will the Cavs perform? Since 2014-15 when LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love joined forces via a homecoming and a trade, Cleveland has been […]

Don’t Overreact to a Bad Loss

by John Ewing • January 23, 2017

The Los Angeles Lakers suffered the worst loss in franchise history when the Dallas Mavericks routed the Lakers 122-73 on Sunday. The 49 point drubbing is the worst defeat this season. How do teams perform after being blown out? First, losses by 40 or more points don’t happen that often. Since 2004, there have been […]

NBA Betting Review 1.19.17

by John Ewing • January 19, 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 (1/12 to 1/18) Favorites went 28-22 (56.0%) ATS Home teams went 29-18 (61.7%) ATS Overs went 24-25 (48.9%) Teams with winning records went 22-22 (50.0%) […]