2017 NHL Conn Smythe Trophy Odds

The 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs have been full of overtimes, and it took double-overtime in Game 7 for the Penguins to advance past the Senators. In the Cup Final, Pittsburgh takes on Nashville and the table below compares the opening Conn Smythe odds throughout the playoffs. Heading into the Stanley Cup Final, Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne…

Public Bettors Once Again Backing the Cavs in Game 5

The Cleveland Cavaliers (43-48 ATS overall, 22-24 ATS on the road) are just one win away from an NBA Finals rematch against the Golden State Warriors, but first they will need to take care of business against the Boston Celtics (52-46 ATS overall, 22-28 ATS at home). On Sunday, Boston pulled off the biggest NBA…

Should You Fade the Public When Betting MLB Totals?

It’s widely known that the public loves to root for the league’s best teams and high-scoring offenses. As a result, the majority of wagers are placed on favorites and overs. Since oddsmakers can easily predict this behavior, sportsbooks react by shading their lines and forcing public bettors to lay extra points when betting on favorites and overs. That’s…

Public Hammering Golden State in Game 4

No NBA playoff team has ever come back to win their series after losing the first three games. That puts the San Antonio Spurs (49-46 ATS overall, 23-25 ATS at home) in a tight spot as they look to extend their series against the Golden State Warriors (48-43 ATS, 24-21 ATS on the road). The…

2017 MLB Betting Against the Public Report

This article was originally published on March 28, 2017 Past research has conclusively proven that betting against the public will produce a positive return on investment, although many bettors are confused about why this is such a successful strategy. Contrary to popular belief, oddsmakers do not attempt to balance their book by attracting 50 percent of…

BIG3 Championship Odds

On January 11, 2017, Ice Cube announced the formation of a new three-on-three traveling basketball league. The league includes eight teams composed of former NBA players participating in an eight-game regular season. The games take place every Saturday, with a weekly quadruple-header that features all eight teams. The postseason will feature just one semifinal matchup before…