2013 NBA Draft Props: A Study in Contradictions

This Thursday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, players from across the globe will eagerly wait to hear NBA Commissioner David Stern announce their names as they move onto the next stage in their basketball life. However, this draft class is widely considered to be one of the weakest in league history with…

Do NBA Teams Clamp Down Defensively in Playoff Game 7′s?

The San Antonio Spurs were just seconds away from winning their fifth championship in franchise history before an improbable series of events helped the Miami Heat force overtime and eventually a decisive Game 7. With anticipation reaching a fever pitch for this winner-take-all showdown, oddsmakers have listed the Heat as 5.5-point favorites with a total…

NBA Finals Game 6: Where is the Sharp Money Falling?

Following the Spurs’ surprising 114-104 victory in Game 5, the supposedly unbeatable Miami Heat find themselves fighting to stave off elimination. However with back-to-back home games, the Heat are actually still -130 series favorites — using our consensus line — at the time of publication. Considering Miami’s 37-4 home record during the regular season, it’s…

MLB Betting Lines: Action vs. Listed Pitcher

Although it may not be as popular in the betting community as fan-favorites football and basketball, the sharpest bettors relish the MLB season as it is arguably the best sport to wager on. With 162 games per season and very precisely defined statistics, there is a large pool of data available for creating winning betting…

NBA Finals Betting Trends: Tracking Smart Money on the Under

The NBA finals will tip-off tomorrow night with the defending champion Miami Heat hosting the perennially under-appreciated San Antonio Spurs. The Heat, who made head waves this season by challenging the 1971-72 Lakers’ epic 33-game winning streak, are currently listed as -220 favorites for the series and 5.5-point favorites in NBA Finals betting for Game…