Sharp Bettors Fading the Cubs This Evening

Two of the most disappointing teams in baseball will face off this evening when the defending World Series champion Chicago Cubs (28-27, -8.91 units) host the Miami Marlins (-7.75). This season there have only been three teams (Phillies, Mets, and Giants) that have been less profitable for bettors, but sharp bettors definitely like a side…

2017 NBA Finals: Game 1 Preview

This matchup has seemed like an inevitability for months but, for the third consecutive year, the Cleveland Cavaliers (63-32 SU, 44-48-3 ATS) will face off against the Golden State Warriors (79-15 SU, 49-43-2 ATS) in the NBA Finals. Before the season Golden State was -350 to win the Western Conference while Cleveland was -400 to…

Sharps and Squares Taking the Predators in Game 2

The Nashville Predators (53-46, +0.08 units) will be looking to bounce back from a disappointing loss on Monday night when they face off against the Pittsburgh Penguins (63-39, +5.77 units) in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals this evening. Despite the public’s tendency to back the favorite, the majority of bettors believe Nashville will overcome…

Betting Against the Public During the NBA Finals

The 2017 NBA Finals begin on Thursday, and that means there will be a massive increase of public money entering the marketplace. In fact, my research found that the average number of bets placed on an NBA Finals matchup is roughly twice the average playoff game and five times greater than the average regular season…

When Will Albert Pujols Hit His 600th Home Run?

Last night Albert Pujols smacked a solo home run off Braves starter Julio Teheran, giving the Angels first baseman seven home runs on the season and 598 in his illustrious career. Although Pujols has struggled this season, the 37-year old is incredibly close to joining one of baseball’s most prestigious groups — the 600 home…