Sports Betting Blog

The NBA playoffs are underway and we’ll be tracking how the series prices fluctuate from game to game. The table below compares the opening series odds from 5Dimes and Bovada: It’s interesting to see that 5Dimes is offering better odds on every underdog with the exception of Charlotte (+130 vs. +140). Bovada is a very square sportsbook and they…

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The opening round of the NBA Playoffs starts tomorrow and earlier this morning Irish bookmaker Paddy Power released odds for the NBA Finals MVP. At the time of publication, Paddy Power was the only sportsbook offering odds for the award. The table below displays the 2016 NBA Finals MVP odds as they appear on Paddy Power. Andre Iguodala, the…

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When we discuss NBA contrarian betting, we include many strategies that can be used to extract value. Betting against the public is one of our cornerstone philosophies, but there are many ways that bettors can exploit public perception by buying on bad news. We often recommend picking teams on losing streaks, fading winning streaks, and taking the…

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