NBA Playoff Seeding Scenarios

With only one night of NBA action remaining, there is still much to be decided before the playoffs get started.  There are four teams vying for two playoff spots and the Spurs could land as high as the 2-seed and as low as the 6-seed in the crowded Western Conference.  Using tonight’s moneylines as a…

NBA on Christmas

Opening presents, drinking egg nog, trying to remember relatives’ names, and the NBA on Christmas day.  All great traditions, but we only track the data for one of them.  Here are the results for every Christmas game going back to 2008: *Team received 70% of bets or more **All line data is Pinnacle’s closing line…

Weekend Sports Update

The NBA playoffs are getting underway — and the NHL playoffs are in full swing.  Here are some quick tidbits on the playoffs as we get set for an action-packed Sunday in sports. Unfortunately, Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls will miss the rest of the season (and the playoffs) — damaging the Bulls’ chances…

Weekend Sports Update

This is a great time of the year for sports fans — and especially sports investors — as the baseball season is starting up, the hockey playoffs are heating up, and NBA teams are jockeying for playoff position. This is a particularly interesting time for NHL bettors.  Round 1 playoff series are shifting to the…

Weekend Sports Update

The last two Final Four spots in the NCAA Men’s Tournament will be settled on Sunday, as we’ll take a quick look at today’s March Madness games along with other happenings in the sports marketplace.  First, in today’s NCAA basketball games: Baylor has had a nice run through the tournament as a #3 seed; however,…

NBA Betting Trends: Lakers vs. Pistons

The Los Angeles Lakers (23-14, 6-12 away) will kick off a 3-game road trip on Tuesday (3/6) when they travel to Detroit to take on the Pistons (12-26, 9-11 home).  The Lakers are looking for their fourth consecutive win overall after handling the Miami Heat on Sunday (3/4) and aiming for their sixth straight victory…