Tracking Public Betting During The 2015-16 NBA Season

The 2016 NBA Finals begin tonight with the Golden State Warriors hosting the Cleveland Cavaliers in a rematch of last year’s Finals. Prior to the start of the season the Warriors (+200) were the favorite to win the Western Conference while the Cavs (-220) were the favorite to win the Eastern Conference at 5Dimes. Casual bettors…

2016 NBA Finals Betting Preview

In a highly anticipated rematch of last season’s NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors will face off against the Cleveland Warriors with the Larry O’Brien Trophy on the line. The Cavaliers cruised through the Eastern Conference, suffering just two losses in the first three rounds. On the flip side, the Warriors overcame a 3-1 deficit against…

2016 Rio Olympics: Early Betting Preview

The 2016 Summer Olympics will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from August 5 to August 21, 2016. The games will include 28 Olympic sports and 306 different events including new entrants like golf and rugby. Although there have been concerns about the construction and infrastructure projects, it appears that everything is on track for…

Adam Silver’s Strong Stance on Sports Betting

NBA commissioner Adam Silver has been one of the most vocal proponents of sports betting and has been extolling the value of legalization. In November, he penned an op-ed for the New York Times in which he came to the same conclusion that most bettors have — sports betting is widespread, and with limited legal options people…